Orchard Crops http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6071/more en North Carolina wants to train future ag leaders in the state http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/north-carolina-wants-train-future-ag-leaders-state <div class="node-body article-body">The North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission Agricultural Leadership Development Program is two-year program designed to develop the leadership skills of up to 30 young agriculturists who exhibit leadership potential. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/north-carolina-wants-train-future-ag-leaders-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/north-carolina-wants-train-future-ag-leaders-state#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Management Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:09:00 +0000 105131 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Florida, Outback Steakhouse partner to promote grapefruit in South Korea http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-outback-steakhouse-partner-promote-grapefruit-south-korea <div class="field-byline"> Florida Dept. of Agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Fresh From Florida” grapefruit to be featured in South Korean Outback Steakhouse restaurant.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-outback-steakhouse-partner-promote-grapefruit-south-korea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-outback-steakhouse-partner-promote-grapefruit-south-korea#comments Orchard Crops Grapefruits Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:36:00 +0000 105071 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>&ldquo;FRESH FROM FLORIDA&rdquo; grapefruit will be highlighted as part of drink served at South Korean Outback Steakhouses this spring and summer through a partnership between the restaurant group and Florida.</p> 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 Pecans budding: Is winter really over? http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/pecans-budding-winter-really-over <div class="node-body blog-body">I look to the winter-wise pecan tree to tell me if I've got the clear to plant my more-tender spring vegetable transplants, the clear not to worry about any more freezing temperatures sneaking down from the North to nip my plants or worse.</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/pecans-budding-winter-really-over" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/pecans-budding-winter-really-over#comments Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Pecans Farm Press Blog Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:33:00 +0000 104961 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Photo courtesy of UGA Extension - Thomas County.</p> 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> Farm bill funds used to go after invasive species http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/farm-bill-funds-used-go-after-invasive-species <div class="node-body article-body">Scientists estimate the total economic cost of all invasive species to be approximately $120 billion annually. Invasive pests cause billions of dollars in damage each year and endanger U.S. food security.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/farm-bill-funds-used-go-after-invasive-species" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/farm-bill-funds-used-go-after-invasive-species#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Vegetables USDA Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:39:00 +0000 104821 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Scott Bauer, USDA-ARS Hunter Trees named Alabama’s 2014 Farm of Distinction http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/hunter-trees-named-alabama-s-2014-farm-distinction <div class="field-byline"> Mary Johnson, Alabama Farmers Federation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hunter Trees is Alabama’s 2014 Farm of Distinction. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/hunter-trees-named-alabama-s-2014-farm-distinction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/hunter-trees-named-alabama-s-2014-farm-distinction#comments Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Sunbelt Expo Fri, 04 Apr 2014 20:12:00 +0000 104771 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>HUNTER TREES LLC in Talladega County is the 2014 Alabama Farm of Distinction. Seated from left are Leslee and Will Hunter and Phillip and Robin Hunter. Standing, from left are program sponsors Lynne Morton of TriGreen, Chris Cline and Kevin Robinson of Snead Ag, Jimmy Parnell of Alabama Farmers Federation, Jim Allen of Alabama Farmers Cooperative and Lester Killebrew of SunSouth.</p> Peach scab fungicide program fine-tuned http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/peach-scab-fungicide-program-fine-tuned <div class="field-byline"> Clint Thompson, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Georgia's 2013 summer was one of the most trying testing periods for fungicides to fight peach scab, yet farmers reported very few instances of peach scab disease.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/peach-scab-fungicide-program-fine-tuned" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/peach-scab-fungicide-program-fine-tuned#comments Orchard Crops Fungicides Peaches Fri, 04 Apr 2014 17:52:00 +0000 104761 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>PEACH SCAB in Georgia has become less of a worry due to refined fungicide programs to fight it in recent years.</p> Florida ag sales tax exemption bill halted http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/florida-ag-sales-tax-exemption-bill-halted <div class="field-byline"> Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The No. 1 legislative issue for the Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association this Florida legislative session, SB 312, has hit a snag in the House of Representatives. The bill would provide sales tax exemptions to Florida farmers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/florida-ag-sales-tax-exemption-bill-halted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/florida-ag-sales-tax-exemption-bill-halted#comments Orchard Crops Vegetables Non-farm bill agriculture Vegetables Fri, 04 Apr 2014 17:45:00 +0000 104751 at http://southeastfarmpress.com