Livestock http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6061/more en Feds launch new effort to stop national feral hog problem http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/feds-launch-new-effort-stop-national-feral-hog-problem <div class="node-body article-body">USDA feral swine campaign looks to eliminate feral swine from two states every three to five years and stabilize feral swine damage within 10 years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/feds-launch-new-effort-stop-national-feral-hog-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/feds-launch-new-effort-stop-national-feral-hog-problem#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Swine Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:32:00 +0000 105101 at http://southeastfarmpress.com USDA Grazing management improves pasture fertility, growth http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/grazing-management-improves-pasture-fertility-growth <div class="field-byline"> Jose Dubeux, University of Florida forage specialist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cattle grazing management, using grazing paddocks and other strategies, ensures the majority of nutrients consumed by cattle are recycled back to the pasture. Still, there is some net loss. Without fertilization, over the long term, there is a decline in soil fertility. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/grazing-management-improves-pasture-fertility-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/grazing-management-improves-pasture-fertility-growth#comments Livestock Management Beef Beef Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:26:00 +0000 105061 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Jose Dubeux, University of Florida Farm bill changes some farm loan programs http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-changes-some-farm-loan-programs <div class="node-body article-body">The 2014 Farm Bill updates certain requirements and modifies several loan programs administered by the Farm Service Agency. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-changes-some-farm-loan-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-changes-some-farm-loan-programs#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Legislation National Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:28:00 +0000 105051 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Florida wants nominees for Agricultural Environmental Leadership Award http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/florida-wants-nominees-agricultural-environmental-leadership-award <div class="node-body article-body">Florida’s Agricultural Environmental Leadership Award recognizes those developing and adopting environmentally innovative farming practices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/florida-wants-nominees-agricultural-environmental-leadership-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/florida-wants-nominees-agricultural-environmental-leadership-award#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Management Orchard Crops Peanuts Vegetables Management Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:30:00 +0000 105011 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Is ryegrass haylage right for your operation? http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/ryegrass-haylage-right-your-operation <div class="field-byline"> Kim Mullenix, Auburn University Extension animal scientist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ryegrass is one of the highest-quality forages that can be produced in the Southeast, and there is new interest in producing haylage from annual ryegrass.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/ryegrass-haylage-right-your-operation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/ryegrass-haylage-right-your-operation#comments Livestock Management Cattle Pasture Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:54:00 +0000 105001 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Horn fly control: dealing with insecticide resistance http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/horn-fly-control-dealing-insecticide-resistance <div class="field-byline"> Brian Beer, Clemson University area livestock agent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The South has a long fly season. Horn flies are the most important in terms of economic loss to cattle producers and fighting insecticide resistance is an on-going issue.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/horn-fly-control-dealing-insecticide-resistance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/horn-fly-control-dealing-insecticide-resistance#comments Livestock Conditions and Diseases Fly Control Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:30:00 +0000 104981 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>THE SOUTH has a long fly season. Horn flies are the most important in terms of economic loss to cattle producers and fighting insecticide resistance is an on-going issue.</p> Missouri State University Kentucky wants state’s best to apply for 2014 “Farmer of the Year” award http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/kentucky-wants-state-s-best-apply-2014-farmer-year-award <div class="field-byline"> Kentucky Farm Bureau </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kentucky Farm Bureau opens state’s 2014 “Farmer of the Year” application process with July 1 as deadline for nominations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/kentucky-wants-state-s-best-apply-2014-farmer-year-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/kentucky-wants-state-s-best-apply-2014-farmer-year-award#comments Equipment Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables State Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:31:00 +0000 104971 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>KENTUCKY FARM Bureau opens state&rsquo;s 2014 &ldquo;Farmer of the Year&rdquo; application process with July 1 as deadline for nominations.</p> Cattlemen disaster assistance sign-up starts April 15 http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cattlemen-disaster-assistance-sign-starts-april-15 <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers and ranchers can sign-up for federal disaster assistance programs beginning April 15. Quick implementation of the disaster programs is a top priority, according to the USDA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cattlemen-disaster-assistance-sign-starts-april-15" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cattlemen-disaster-assistance-sign-starts-april-15#comments Government Livestock Cattle Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:27:00 +0000 104881 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>FARMERS AND ranchers can sign-up for federal disaster assistance programs beginning April 15.</p> Jonny Harris uses winter cover to improve cattle, crop yields http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/jonny-harris-uses-winter-cover-improve-cattle-crop-yields <div class="field-byline"> Candance M. Pollock, SARE </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By using winter cover crop to feed cattle, Georgia farmer Jonny Harris has improved his cattle herd's performance and his soil’s health, leading to better crop yields, too.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/jonny-harris-uses-winter-cover-improve-cattle-crop-yields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/jonny-harris-uses-winter-cover-improve-cattle-crop-yields#comments Livestock Annual Beef Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:23:00 +0000 104811 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Heavy rain causing nitrogen leaching in Florida http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/heavy-rain-causing-nitrogen-leaching-florida <div class="field-byline"> By Cheryl Mackowiak, IFAS Extension, University of Florida </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Given the challenges of excessive water, are there ways we can determine, after significant rain events, if soil nitrogen has leached beyond our crop’s root zone? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/heavy-rain-causing-nitrogen-leaching-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/heavy-rain-causing-nitrogen-leaching-florida#comments Livestock Management Miscellaneous Nitrogen Sun, 06 Apr 2014 19:57:00 +0000 104801 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>LOWER LEAVES THAT turn yellow or fading while younger leaves remain green could indicate nitrogen deficiencies in heavily grazed plants.</p>