Cotton http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6081/more en Brake herbicide gets registration for use on cotton http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/brake-herbicide-gets-registration-use-cotton <div class="node-body article-body">EPA has granted a Section 3 registration for the application of Brake herbicide pre-emergence in cotton, providing growers with a different mode of action to use in their ongoing struggle with herbicide-resistant Palmer amaranth.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/brake-herbicide-gets-registration-use-cotton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/brake-herbicide-gets-registration-use-cotton#comments Cotton Equipment Cotton Herbicides Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:54:00 +0000 118601 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Unfair lease, tobacco floats, cottonseed denied, Florida olives and more http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/unfair-lease-tobacco-floats-cottonseed-denied-florida-olives-and-more <div class="node-body article-body">This week in Southeast agriculture we found out southeast cotton acreage might drop more. Cottonseed debate hit a stalemate. Tobacco gets started. Florida farm moved away devastated citrus to olives. The genomic quest for perfect peanut continues. Field data is tough to handle and use, but vital. And, by the way, is your land lease unfair?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/unfair-lease-tobacco-floats-cottonseed-denied-florida-olives-and-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/unfair-lease-tobacco-floats-cottonseed-denied-florida-olives-and-more#comments Cotton Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Untagged Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:29:00 +0000 118591 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Crop insurance: Know this about disasters before signing up http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/crop-insurance-know-about-disasters-signing <div class="field-byline"> Nathan Smith, Clemson University Extension Economist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Crop insurance pays most often on drought in the Southeast. But South Carolina’s epic flood at harvest in 2015 resulted in catastrophic losses. Crop insurance is not designed to make you whole and some lessons were learned in South Carolina.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/crop-insurance-know-about-disasters-signing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/crop-insurance-know-about-disasters-signing#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Managing the Margins Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Disaster Aid Crop Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:50:00 +0000 118531 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Flooded farm in South Carolina October, 2015.</p> Lindsay B. McClam, McClam Farms in South Carolina Required training to use auxin pesticides: dates, locations announced http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/required-training-use-auxin-pesticides-dates-locations-announced <div class="node-body article-body">Prior to making applications of dicamba to dicamba-tolerant cotton or soybean or 2,4-D to 2,4-D-tolerant cotton or soybeans in Georgia, growers will be required to attend the training “Using Pesticides Wisely.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/required-training-use-auxin-pesticides-dates-locations-announced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/required-training-use-auxin-pesticides-dates-locations-announced#comments Cotton Soybeans Vegetables Cotton Herbicide-tolerant crops Soybean Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:49:00 +0000 118521 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Georgia farmers and pesticide applicators register in Moultrie, Ga., for the required training &ldquo;Using Pesticides Wisely,&rdquo; February 2015.</p> Is your land lease truly fair? http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/your-land-lease-truly-fair <div class="node-body article-body">Have you recently made a land lease agreement? Was it fair? Is it time to renegotiate? Situations change and can change quickly in farming. What seemed fair a few years ago might not be today.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/your-land-lease-truly-fair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/your-land-lease-truly-fair#comments Cotton Grains Managing the Margins Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Inputs Soybean Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:03:00 +0000 118431 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Largest farm show in Virginia-Carolinas draws 30,000 to Raleigh http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/largest-farm-show-virginia-carolinas-draws-30000-raleigh <div class="node-body gallery-body">This year's Southern Farm Show drew 30,000 people to the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh Feb. 3-5. Once again, the show presented an opportunity for farmers from throughout the Carolinas and Virginia to see the newest in farm equipment, network with peers and gain valuable information they can take back to their farms.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/largest-farm-show-virginia-carolinas-draws-30000-raleigh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/largest-farm-show-virginia-carolinas-draws-30000-raleigh#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Soybeans Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:48:00 +0000 118441 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Shane Stephens to lead National Cotton Council in 2016 http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/shane-stephens-lead-national-cotton-council-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Staplcotn Cooperative Vice President Shane Stephens was elected chairman of the National Cotton Council at its annual meeting in Dallas. He succeeds Sledge Taylor, a Como, Miss., producer and ginner.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/shane-stephens-lead-national-cotton-council-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/shane-stephens-lead-national-cotton-council-2016#comments Cotton Cotton Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:23:00 +0000 118581 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Shane Stephens</p> Field data: It’s tough to handle and use, but now often vital http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/field-data-it-s-tough-handle-and-use-now-often-vital <div class="node-body article-body">Steve Valencsin says managing all the data on the farm and using it to improve the bottom line is a daunting task, but the job is all the more important in difficult years like 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/field-data-it-s-tough-handle-and-use-now-often-vital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/field-data-it-s-tough-handle-and-use-now-often-vital#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Variable Rate Application Sun, 07 Feb 2016 16:44:00 +0000 118011 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Ricky Atkinson, a Lee County, S.C. farmer, left, discusses on-farm data management with Steve Valencsin, president and CEO of Growers, during the SC AgriBiz &amp; Farm Expo in Florence, S.C.</p> Less cotton in Southeast but more total US acres in 2016, survey says http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/less-cotton-southeast-more-total-us-acres-2016-survey-says <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. cotton farmers will increase their acres in 2016 despite the less-than-rosy forecast for cotton future prices, according to the National Cotton Council’s Annual Early Season Planting Intentions Survey.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/less-cotton-southeast-more-total-us-acres-2016-survey-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/less-cotton-southeast-more-total-us-acres-2016-survey-says#comments Cotton Markets Cotton Sat, 06 Feb 2016 19:21:00 +0000 118421 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Upland cotton intentions are 8.9 million acres, up 5.7 percent from 2015, while extra-long staple or Pima plantings could reach 208,000 acres, a 31.2-percent increase. Those <span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="acreages">acreages</span> could produce a crop of 14 million bales &ndash; 13.4 million bales of upland and 595,000 ELS, NCC economists said.</p> Conaway: Farm bill gives Vilsack OK for cottonseed designation http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/conaway-farm-bill-gives-vilsack-ok-cottonseed-designation <div class="node-body article-body">K. Michael Conaway says Congress gave the secretary of agriculture specific authority to designate any oilseed – including cottonseed – as “an other oilseed” for farm program purposes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/conaway-farm-bill-gives-vilsack-ok-cottonseed-designation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/conaway-farm-bill-gives-vilsack-ok-cottonseed-designation#comments Cotton Cotton Sat, 06 Feb 2016 15:08:00 +0000 118411 at http://southeastfarmpress.com