Orchard Crops http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6071/more en Georgia farmers relay H-2A labor challenges http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/georgia-farmers-relay-h-2a-labor-challenges <div class="node-body article-body">During an official meeting Sept. 29, Georgia farmers Drew Echols, Russ Goodman and Chris McCorkle relayed the many challenges they faced this year while attempting to use the federal H-2A program.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/georgia-farmers-relay-h-2a-labor-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/georgia-farmers-relay-h-2a-labor-challenges#comments Orchard Crops Vegetables Employee Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:10:00 +0000 122221 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Migrant farmworkers pick blueberries in south Georgia.</p> Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts expands in Georgia http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/golden-peanut-and-tree-nuts-expands-georgia <div class="node-body article-body">Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts announced earlier this month that it has completed its major expansion of peanut processing capacity in Dawson, Ga.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/golden-peanut-and-tree-nuts-expands-georgia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/golden-peanut-and-tree-nuts-expands-georgia#comments Orchard Crops Peanuts Marketing and Promotion Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:09:00 +0000 122161 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Do you look for this number on labels? http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/do-you-look-number-labels <div class="field-byline"> Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia Plant Pathologist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fungicide products with the same FRAC code belong to the same class. If resistance to a pathogen develops to one product, a product bearing the same code is also at risk for resistance.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/do-you-look-number-labels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/do-you-look-number-labels#comments Cotton Corn Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Fungicides Tue, 13 Sep 2016 23:43:00 +0000 121911 at http://southeastfarmpress.com ‘Medicine’ injected into citrus tree blocks greening disease http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/medicine-injected-citrus-tree-blocks-greening-disease <div class="field-byline"> Brad Buck, University of Florida </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Florida study finds if a bactericide is injected into greening-infected citrus trees, it helps keep the trees alive by thwarting greening, also known as Huanglongbing, or HLB.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/medicine-injected-citrus-tree-blocks-greening-disease" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/medicine-injected-citrus-tree-blocks-greening-disease#comments Orchard Crops Citrus Mon, 12 Sep 2016 12:23:00 +0000 121871 at http://southeastfarmpress.com University of Florida Pecans get hit at a bad time http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/pecans-get-hit-bad-time <div class="node-body article-body">Right now, Georgia pecan trees are loaded with nuts; couple this with a heavy flush of leaves, and the limbs and tees unfortunately become good sails in a bad situation.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/pecans-get-hit-bad-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/pecans-get-hit-bad-time#comments Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tue, 06 Sep 2016 16:11:00 +0000 121811 at http://southeastfarmpress.com The danger of refinancing your farming operation http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/danger-refinancing-your-farming-operation <div class="field-byline"> Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Some farms may consider restructuring all or a portion of their operating balances as longer-termed notes. Refinancing may provide needed operating capital, but it also is a warning sign. </div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/danger-refinancing-your-farming-operation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/danger-refinancing-your-farming-operation#comments Cotton Risk Management Orchard Crops Soybeans Tobacco Equipment Livestock Management Finance Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:00:00 +0000 121711 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Refinancing may provide needed operating capital, but it also is a warning sign. If cash shortfalls continue and operating note balances build again, refinancing may lead to deeper problems in the future.</p> La Niña nears: You remember what it can do to Deep South weather? http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/la-ni-nears-you-remember-what-it-can-do-deep-south-weather <div class="node-body blog-body">The El Niño-Southern Oscillation, or ENSO, is in a neutral condition right now but showing signs of heading into its La Niña phase, which has its own particular effect on Southern weather. </div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/la-ni-nears-you-remember-what-it-can-do-deep-south-weather" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/la-ni-nears-you-remember-what-it-can-do-deep-south-weather#comments Cotton Risk Management Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Equipment Livestock La Nina Farm Press Blog Wed, 17 Aug 2016 18:27:00 +0000 121581 at http://southeastfarmpress.com $36.5 million in USDA grants for US specialty crop research, Extension http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/365-million-usda-grants-us-specialty-crop-research-extension <div class="node-body article-body">19 grants totaling $36.5 million for research and Extension to support American farmers growing fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture and nursery crops including floriculture.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/365-million-usda-grants-us-specialty-crop-research-extension" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/365-million-usda-grants-us-specialty-crop-research-extension#comments Orchard Crops Vegetables Fruits Vegetables Wed, 03 Aug 2016 15:13:00 +0000 121351 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Greening: Florida citrus not viable by 2019, models predict http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/greening-florida-citrus-not-viable-2019-models-predict <div class="node-body article-body">Estimated 80 percent to 90 percent of Florida is either infected or is going to be infected by citrus greening, and some in the industry say 100 percent of the state’s citrus crop could well be infected.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/greening-florida-citrus-not-viable-2019-models-predict" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/greening-florida-citrus-not-viable-2019-models-predict#comments Legislative Orchard Crops Citrus Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:31:00 +0000 121131 at http://southeastfarmpress.com University of Florida Georgia-based video shows ag labor now a major problem facing US farmers http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/georgia-based-video-shows-ag-labor-now-major-problem-facing-us-farmers <div class="field-byline"> American Farm Bureau Federation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new video produced by the American Farm Bureau Federation shines a spotlight on the frustrations of the nation’s farmers in finding workers to harvest their crops. </div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/georgia-based-video-shows-ag-labor-now-major-problem-facing-us-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/georgia-based-video-shows-ag-labor-now-major-problem-facing-us-farmers#comments Legislative Orchard Crops Vegetables Fruits Regulations Vegetables Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:50:00 +0000 120831 at http://southeastfarmpress.com