Orchard Crops http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6071/more en 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 Government 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 Government Orchard Crops Vegetables Fruits Regulations Vegetables Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:50:00 +0000 120831 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Will increase in pecan acres lead to busted market? http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/will-increase-pecan-acres-lead-busted-market <div class="field-byline"> Lenny Wells, UGA Extension Pecan Specialist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There are a number of things to consider to truly make an educated guess about the future of the pecan market.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/will-increase-pecan-acres-lead-busted-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/will-increase-pecan-acres-lead-busted-market#comments Managing the Margins Orchard Crops Pecans Wed, 29 Jun 2016 14:52:00 +0000 120771 at http://southeastfarmpress.com For the bees: Bayer, Wildlife Society to plant 25 million wildflowers http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/bees-bayer-wildlife-society-plant-25-million-wildflowers <div class="node-body article-body">The Bayer Bee Care program and the Wildlife Society are working together toward the goal of planting 25 million pollinator-attractant wildflower seeds by the fall with the aim of increasing nutrition options for honeybees.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/bees-bayer-wildlife-society-plant-25-million-wildflowers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/bees-bayer-wildlife-society-plant-25-million-wildflowers#comments Cotton Management Orchard Crops Vegetables Trade Associations Sun, 26 Jun 2016 13:54:00 +0000 120711 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The planting will occur later in the fall, just in time for the pollinator buffet to bloom and establish spring 2017 forage.&nbsp;</p> The problem with this farm-related program will never be solved http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/problem-farm-related-program-will-never-be-solved <div class="node-body blog-body">My first year as a farm reporter was 1997, the same year I did my first story on the pitfalls and bureaucratic mishaps of the federal H-2A agricultural worker program. And 19 years later, nothing has changed.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/problem-farm-related-program-will-never-be-solved" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/problem-farm-related-program-will-never-be-solved#comments Cotton Government Orchard Crops Vegetables American Farm Bureau Federation Fruits Legislation Management Vegetables Farm Press Blog Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:24:00 +0000 120671 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Trap uses ‘good vibrations’ to mess up citrus greening pest’s love life http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/trap-uses-good-vibrations-mess-citrus-greening-pest-s-love-life <div class="field-byline"> Jan Suszkiw, USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Acoustic trap developed by USDA may offer an environmentally friendly way to control Asian citrus psyllids, which causes devastating citrus disease known as citrus greening.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/trap-uses-good-vibrations-mess-citrus-greening-pest-s-love-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/trap-uses-good-vibrations-mess-citrus-greening-pest-s-love-life#comments Orchard Crops Citrus Tue, 21 Jun 2016 14:13:00 +0000 120621 at http://southeastfarmpress.com University of Florida Q&A: Georgia’s new ag dean talks about listening and leaving NC State http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/qa-georgia-s-new-ag-dean-talks-about-listening-and-leaving-nc-state <div class="node-body article-body">Sam Pardue, new dean for the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, talks about why he left NC State.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/qa-georgia-s-new-ag-dean-talks-about-listening-and-leaving-nc-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/qa-georgia-s-new-ag-dean-talks-about-listening-and-leaving-nc-state#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Groups & Organizations Cotton Marketing and Promotion Mon, 30 May 2016 14:06:00 +0000 120311 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Sam Pardue, right, the new dean of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, visits Leger and Son Farms, owned by Buddy, at left, and Greg Leger April 14.</p> Cuba advocacy group, Georgia ag leaders join to end US embargo http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cuba-advocacy-group-georgia-ag-leaders-join-end-us-embargo <div class="node-body article-body">Engage Cuba, an advocacy group, and Georgia ag leaders are tired of losing trade and business opportunities to foreign competitors as Cuban markets open up and grow.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cuba-advocacy-group-georgia-ag-leaders-join-end-us-embargo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cuba-advocacy-group-georgia-ag-leaders-join-end-us-embargo#comments Cotton Government Livestock Markets Orchard Crops Soybeans Vegetables Import and Export Legislation Wed, 25 May 2016 20:10:00 +0000 120341 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Ship leaves the Port of Savannah.</p> Fewer agricultural workers migrate now, but why? http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/fewer-agricultural-workers-migrate-now-why <div class="node-body article-body">The average migrant farm laborer is older, female and less likely to migrate, says a new study.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/fewer-agricultural-workers-migrate-now-why" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/fewer-agricultural-workers-migrate-now-why#comments Orchard Crops Vegetables Thu, 12 May 2016 15:12:00 +0000 120171 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Migrant workers harvest blueberries in south Georgia.</p> Pecan farmers pass Federal Marketing Order for research and promotion http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/pecan-farmers-pass-federal-marketing-order-research-and-promotion <div class="node-body article-body">Pecan producers pass Federal Marketing Order for Pecans.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/pecan-farmers-pass-federal-marketing-order-research-and-promotion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/pecan-farmers-pass-federal-marketing-order-research-and-promotion#comments Orchard Crops Pecans Mon, 09 May 2016 23:11:00 +0000 120071 at http://southeastfarmpress.com