Livestock http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6061/more en USDA livestock disaster assistance deadline close http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/usda-livestock-disaster-assistance-deadline-close <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Department of Agriculture reminds livestock producers that the Jan. 30 deadline to request assistance for losses suffered from Oct. 1, 2011 through Dec. 31, 2014, is fast approaching. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/usda-livestock-disaster-assistance-deadline-close" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/usda-livestock-disaster-assistance-deadline-close#comments Livestock Livestock Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:56:00 +0000 111721 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Did 2014 crop season leave bills unpaid? http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/did-2014-crop-season-leave-bills-unpaid <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As farmers plan their production program for 2015, they will need to look closely at costs. To date, about the only expense item that we can pencil in lower is fuel related. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/did-2014-crop-season-leave-bills-unpaid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/did-2014-crop-season-leave-bills-unpaid#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Management Markets Soybeans Grains Inputs Management Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:59:00 +0000 111481 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>FARMERS will need to question and justify the expenses put out on this upcoming crop. Many cannot afford another big yield year where expenses and all costs exceed revenues.</p> Photo by National Corn Growers Association Snapshot 2015: Cattle up, row-crop cash flow tight http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/snapshot-2015-cattle-row-crop-cash-flow-tight <div class="field-byline"> University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“It’s not as rosy a forecast for row crops as we’ve had in years past. This year is more of a getting-by year in terms of cash flow. The outlook isn’t as bright for row crops,” says economist. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/snapshot-2015-cattle-row-crop-cash-flow-tight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/snapshot-2015-cattle-row-crop-cash-flow-tight#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Livestock Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Books Crop Management Wed, 31 Dec 2014 17:03:00 +0000 111321 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show Feb. 11 http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/northwest-florida-beef-conference-and-trade-show-feb-11 <div class="node-body article-body">The 30th annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show will be Feb. 11 at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center in Marianna, Florida. Registration and the trade show open at 7:30 a.m. central time. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/northwest-florida-beef-conference-and-trade-show-feb-11" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/northwest-florida-beef-conference-and-trade-show-feb-11#comments Livestock Beef Tue, 23 Dec 2014 13:52:00 +0000 111251 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The 30th annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show will be Feb. 11 at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center in Marianna, Florida.&nbsp;</p> Forage: “Unless you test, it’s just a guess” http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/forage-unless-you-test-it-s-just-guess <div class="field-byline"> Jennifer Johnson, University of Florida </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Forage testing is one of the most underutilized tools available to producers in the Southeast. There are many justifications given for not testing our forage, but the fact remains that you cannot touch, smell, taste, or see forage quality. Unless you test, it’s just a guess!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/forage-unless-you-test-it-s-just-guess" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/forage-unless-you-test-it-s-just-guess#comments Livestock Livestock Pasture Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:22:00 +0000 111231 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Tennessee launches program to boost state’s beef herd http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/tennessee-launches-program-boost-state-s-beef-herd <div class="field-byline"> University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Tennessee has the land capacity to support beef herd expansion and to recapture our share of the U.S. market.” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/tennessee-launches-program-boost-state-s-beef-herd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/tennessee-launches-program-boost-state-s-beef-herd#comments Livestock Beef Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:38:00 +0000 111071 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>UTIA WILL MAKE room at its Dairy AgResearch and Education Center in Lewisburg for 100 beef heifers consigned by farmers from across Tennessee for a development program with the goal of increasing cattle numbers in the state.</p> Renewed interest in sod-based rotations sparked by low commodity prices http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/renewed-interest-sod-based-rotations-sparked-low-commodity-prices <div class="node-body article-body">“We just can’t go out and change our soils overnight. It takes time for these cover crops and perennial grasses to work and build up organic matter."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/renewed-interest-sod-based-rotations-sparked-low-commodity-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/renewed-interest-sod-based-rotations-sparked-low-commodity-prices#comments Cotton Livestock Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Beef Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:35:00 +0000 110501 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>LOWER COMMODITY PRICES could cause growers to reconsider the use of a sod-based rotation, says Kris Balkcom, Auburn University research associate, shown here this past summer at a field day at the Wiregrass Research &amp; Extension Center in Headland, Ala.</p> Cattle rustlers strike in Georgia http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-rustlers-strike-georgia <div class="node-body article-body">According to a Dec. 11 warning issued by the Georgia Cattlemen’s Association, cattlemen need to monitor everything on their operations and report questionable activity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-rustlers-strike-georgia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-rustlers-strike-georgia#comments Livestock Miscellaneous Cattle Fri, 12 Dec 2014 14:11:00 +0000 110981 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Records show poultry workforce injury rate down 80 percent since 1994 http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/records-show-poultry-workforce-injury-rate-down-80-percent-1994 <div class="node-body article-body">The total recordable poultry processing illness and injury rate for 2013 was 4.5 cases per 100 full-time workers per year, down from 4.9 in 2012 and a 80.2 percent decrease from 1994.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/records-show-poultry-workforce-injury-rate-down-80-percent-1994" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/records-show-poultry-workforce-injury-rate-down-80-percent-1994#comments Livestock Miscellaneous Livestock Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:15:00 +0000 110891 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Physicist shirks academia and becomes honored Kentucky farmer http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/physicist-shirks-academia-and-becomes-honored-kentucky-farmer <div class="field-byline"> Kentucky Farm Bureau </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In 1977, Richard Preston was working as a research physicist at the University of California when he decided to come back to Hardin County , Ky., and start a farming operation. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/physicist-shirks-academia-and-becomes-honored-kentucky-farmer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/physicist-shirks-academia-and-becomes-honored-kentucky-farmer#comments Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Cereal Grains Mon, 08 Dec 2014 13:55:00 +0000 110811 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Richard Preston (center left) received the 2014 Distinguished Service to Agriculture award with his wife, Alana (center right), at the organization&rsquo;s annual meeting, held in Louisville. The award was presented by Mark Haney, KFB President (left), and David S. Beck, KFB Executive Vice President (right).</p>