Livestock http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6061/more en Massive fire destroys Kentucky’s historic Bluegrass Stockyards http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/massive-fire-destroys-kentucky-s-historic-bluegrass-stockyards <div class="node-body article-body">Recently, a massive fire completely destroyed the Bluegrass Stockyards near downtown Lexington, and local producers will feel its absence.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/massive-fire-destroys-kentucky-s-historic-bluegrass-stockyards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/massive-fire-destroys-kentucky-s-historic-bluegrass-stockyards#comments Livestock Livestock Tue, 02 Feb 2016 22:08:00 +0000 118251 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Aimee Nielson, University of Kentucky You can go broke just breaking even http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/you-can-go-broke-just-breaking-even <div class="field-byline"> Todd Davis, University of Kentucky Extension economist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The problem many U.S. farming operations face now is the ability to cash-flow the business for the next 18 to 24 months. The long-term concern is the overall debt-load of the farm business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/you-can-go-broke-just-breaking-even" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/you-can-go-broke-just-breaking-even#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Livestock Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Inputs Tue, 02 Feb 2016 19:41:00 +0000 118241 at http://southeastfarmpress.com New financial series to help your farm survive (maybe thrive) in 2016 http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/new-financial-series-help-your-farm-survive-maybe-thrive-2016 <div class="node-body blog-body">“Managing the Margins: 2016” is a Farm Press editorial series providing up-to-date strategies to manage the financial risks of farming in the Southeast.</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/new-financial-series-help-your-farm-survive-maybe-thrive-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/new-financial-series-help-your-farm-survive-maybe-thrive-2016#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Orchard Crops Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Finance Farm Press Blog Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:44:00 +0000 118051 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Top Southeast farm stories for week ending Feb. 5 http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/top-southeast-farm-stories-week-ending-feb-5 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Cotton industry is not giving up on cottonseed designation. USDA reinstated marketing certificates to redeem commodities from marketing loan program. You can go broke just breaking even these days. There’s a massive fire in Kentucky, a disaster waiting in North Carolina wheat, and other top stories from this week in Southeast farming news.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/top-southeast-farm-stories-week-ending-feb-5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/top-southeast-farm-stories-week-ending-feb-5#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Markets Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:25:00 +0000 118401 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Feral hogs: Hunters and farmers connect to get rid of a problem http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/feral-hogs-hunters-and-farmers-connect-get-rid-problem <div class="node-body article-body">Wild hogs can be a big problem for farmers and landowners. “Hunters Helping Farmers” is a Georgia program that connects hunters and farmers together with one goal: to get rid of the problem.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/feral-hogs-hunters-and-farmers-connect-get-rid-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/feral-hogs-hunters-and-farmers-connect-get-rid-problem#comments Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Crops Fri, 29 Jan 2016 00:56:00 +0000 118211 at http://southeastfarmpress.com USDA Krysta Harden, a ‘Georgia farm girl,’ leaving USDA http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/krysta-harden-georgia-farm-girl-leaving-usda <div class="node-body article-body">Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Krysta Harden announced she is stepping down from her post at the end of February. Michael Scuse, undersecretary for farm and foreign agricultural services, will become the acting deputy secretary.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/krysta-harden-georgia-farm-girl-leaving-usda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/krysta-harden-georgia-farm-girl-leaving-usda#comments Cotton Government Livestock Management Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Government USDA Sun, 24 Jan 2016 16:38:00 +0000 118061 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Florida researchers weigh risk of arapaima for fishery farms in state http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/florida-researchers-weigh-risk-arapaima-fishery-farms-state <div class="field-byline"> Brad Buck, University of Florida </div> <div class="node-body article-body">University of Florida researchers are studying whether arapaima could be a viable food fish in the United States.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/florida-researchers-weigh-risk-arapaima-fishery-farms-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/florida-researchers-weigh-risk-arapaima-fishery-farms-state#comments Livestock Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Aquaculture Wed, 06 Jan 2016 15:13:00 +0000 117761 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Also known as <span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Paiche">Paiche</span> and <span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Pirarucu">Pirarucu</span>, <span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Arapaima">Arapaima</span> can grow to well over 200 pounds in shallow, muddy waters in the Amazon. It&#39;s the largest freshwater fish in South America.</p> Newborn calf takes the blows and wins troubled ‘mom’ over http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/newborn-calf-takes-blows-and-wins-troubled-mom-over <div class="node-body blog-body">I suppose 05 was not thrilled about another upcoming calving event because when little Rhonda was due to come into this world, 05 was acting fitful.</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/newborn-calf-takes-blows-and-wins-troubled-mom-over" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/newborn-calf-takes-blows-and-wins-troubled-mom-over#comments Livestock Cattle Farm Press Blog Tue, 05 Jan 2016 16:40:00 +0000 117731 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>A little heifer named Rhonda.</p> Alabama farmers face historic rainfall and flooding, assess damage http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/alabama-farmers-face-historic-rainfall-and-flooding-assess-damage <div class="field-byline"> Mary Johnson, ALFA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alabama farmers are assessing damage and waiting for standing water to recede after historic flooding during the Christmas holiday and another round of severe weather coming as the New Year approached.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/alabama-farmers-face-historic-rainfall-and-flooding-assess-damage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/alabama-farmers-face-historic-rainfall-and-flooding-assess-damage#comments Livestock Management Miscellaneous Flooding Wed, 30 Dec 2015 17:40:00 +0000 117661 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Photos on left: Flooding at E.V. Smith Research Center in Shorter, courtesy of research center staff. Right photos: Old fishing pond at Allie Corcoran&#39;s farm before (top) and after (bottom) the dam broke.</p> The 13 ‘most-peculiar’ stories from Southeast Farm Press in 2015 http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/13-most-peculiar-stories-southeast-farm-press-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">From cattle thieves caught on camera to the world’s fastest tractor and from pecan truffles to citrus schemes and from drunken friends to standing naked, 2015 -- like all years before it – had its share of odd stories and commentaries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/13-most-peculiar-stories-southeast-farm-press-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/13-most-peculiar-stories-southeast-farm-press-2015#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Wed, 30 Dec 2015 17:05:00 +0000 117651 at http://southeastfarmpress.com