Livestock http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6061/more en Researchers ‘soil underwear’ to show pasture health http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/researchers-soil-underwear-show-pasture-health <div class="field-byline"> Clemson University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The “soiled underwear test” helped Clemson and North Carolina State University Extension specialists teaching a pasture ecology workshop make their points about the importance of healthy soil and how to build it from the grassroots down.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/researchers-soil-underwear-show-pasture-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/researchers-soil-underwear-show-pasture-health#comments Livestock Management Miscellaneous Organic Matter Pasture Management Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:50:00 +0000 108701 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Soil ecologist Matt Poore shows results of carbon scavenging by soil microbes.</p> "Right to farm" could soon be seen in other states http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/right-farm-could-soon-be-seen-other-states <div class="node-body blog-body">Measures such as the "Right to Farm" amendment recently passed in Missouri could soon be seen in other states.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/right-farm-could-soon-be-seen-other-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/right-farm-could-soon-be-seen-other-states#comments Government Livestock Management Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:12:00 +0000 108421 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Alabama plans for drones http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-plans-drones <div class="node-body article-body">Alabama Governor Robert Bentley last week charged the Alabama Drone Task Force to review the requirements to further Alabama’s use of drones in areas of agriculture, conservation and law enforcement.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-plans-drones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-plans-drones#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:06:00 +0000 108641 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>John Fulton, Auburn University engineer, demonstrates a UAV at the Autauga County farm of Andy Wendland.</p> Alabama Farmers Federation Tifton 85 bermudagrass best for fall stockpiling http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/tifton-85-bermudagrass-best-fall-stockpiling <div class="field-byline"> Kim Mullenix, Auburn University Extension animal scientist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Stockpiling is a management practice in which forage is allowed to accumulate for grazing at a later time. This practice can provide a significant opportunity for reducing winter supplementation costs for the cow herd.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/tifton-85-bermudagrass-best-fall-stockpiling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/tifton-85-bermudagrass-best-fall-stockpiling#comments Livestock Management Miscellaneous Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:30:00 +0000 108621 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>CATTLE GRAZE Tifton 85 bermudagrass.</p> A 15-pound ham worth a record $2 million http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/15-pound-ham-worth-record-2-million <div class="field-byline"> Kentucky Farm Bureau </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The 15.89-pound Grand Champion Ham produced by Broadbent’s B&B Foods of Kuttawa, Ky., is worth approximately $125,865 per pound.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/15-pound-ham-worth-record-2-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/15-pound-ham-worth-record-2-million#comments Livestock Markets Miscellaneous Untagged Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:09:00 +0000 108611 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Miss Kentucky 2014, Ramsey Carpenter, showcases the Kentucky State Fair&rsquo;s grand champion ham to bidders during the 51st annual Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast and Auction.</p> (Photos) The Bug Days of Summer hit Southern fields http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/photos-bug-days-summer-hit-southern-fields <div class="node-body gallery-body">As insect pressure intensifies across the region, take a look at what they're dealing with in Florida’s Panhandle: a standing occupation of armyworms, and Georgia peanut farms infested with spider mites.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/photos-bug-days-summer-hit-southern-fields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/photos-bug-days-summer-hit-southern-fields#comments Grains Livestock Peanuts Soybeans Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:29:00 +0000 108221 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Try to do better with what you have, advises long-time farmer http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/try-do-better-what-you-have-advises-long-time-farmer <div class="node-body blog-body">I’ve interviewed many farmers over the years who talk about having to grow to survive and they’re not exaggerating, especially the younger guys who are struggling to establish themselves. Whether by necessity or by choice, expansion seems to be the name of the game in commercial agriculture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/try-do-better-what-you-have-advises-long-time-farmer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/try-do-better-what-you-have-advises-long-time-farmer#comments Equipment Livestock Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:52:00 +0000 107611 at http://southeastfarmpress.com What to do as fall armyworms move into Deep South hayfields http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/what-do-fall-armyworms-move-deep-south-hayfields <div class="field-byline"> Doug Mayo, University of Florida Extension – Jackson County </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you have not scouted your fertilized Bermudagrass fields lately, it would be a good idea to make that a regular routine for the remainder of the season in the South.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/what-do-fall-armyworms-move-deep-south-hayfields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/what-do-fall-armyworms-move-deep-south-hayfields#comments Livestock Management Cattle Pasture Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:38:00 +0000 107771 at http://southeastfarmpress.com University of Georgia Extension Hot cattle market brings tough decisions http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/hot-cattle-market-brings-tough-decisions <div class="field-byline"> Curt Lacy, University of Georgia livestock economist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Should you sell calves at weaning? What is the most economical alternative for replacement females?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/hot-cattle-market-brings-tough-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/hot-cattle-market-brings-tough-decisions#comments Livestock Markets Marketing and Promotion Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:16:00 +0000 107691 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Learn the ABCs of MRLs with new online course http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/learn-abcs-mrls-new-online-course <div class="node-body article-body">The pesticide registration process – FIFRA – establishes acceptable pesticide residue levels for products approved in the U.S. Meanwhile, foreign governments are increasing oversight and testing of imported food for pesticide residues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/learn-abcs-mrls-new-online-course" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/learn-abcs-mrls-new-online-course#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Pesticides Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:26:00 +0000 107601 at http://southeastfarmpress.com