Cotton http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6081/more en 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> Monsanto tells Bayer ‘no’ but doesn’t say ‘never’ http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/monsanto-tells-bayer-no-doesn-t-say-never <div class="node-body article-body">Monsanto says Bayer’s offer to buy it for a reported $62 billion isn’t enough.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/monsanto-tells-bayer-no-doesn-t-say-never" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/monsanto-tells-bayer-no-doesn-t-say-never#comments Cotton Equipment Government Markets Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Business Agrochemicals Wed, 25 May 2016 14:40:00 +0000 120321 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Bayer CEO in North America speaks http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/bayer-ceo-north-america-speaks <div class="node-body article-body">Bayer’s Jim Blome says continued innovation in agriculture is a must to meet the demands of a growing and increasingly more affluent global population</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/bayer-ceo-north-america-speaks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/bayer-ceo-north-america-speaks#comments Cotton Grains Management Markets Soybeans Tobacco Management Mon, 23 May 2016 18:02:00 +0000 120301 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>On hand for Ag Biotech Entrepreneurial Showcase at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center in Research Triangle Park were, left, Alan Kriz, strategic alliance manager for Bayer CropScience, and Jim Blome, president and CEO and head crop protection, North American Region for Bayer CropScience.</p> South Carolina farmers get flood aid despite governor’s veto http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/south-carolina-farmers-get-flood-aid-despite-governor-s-veto <div class="node-body article-body">After some contested politics within state government, South Carolina farmers will get financial aid to help them recover from historic flooding that hit the state at harvest last year.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/south-carolina-farmers-get-flood-aid-despite-governor-s-veto" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/south-carolina-farmers-get-flood-aid-despite-governor-s-veto#comments Cotton Government Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Legislation Flooding Mon, 23 May 2016 15:13:00 +0000 120291 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Flood waters cover a South Carolina farm fall 2015.</p> Lindsay McClam/McClam Farms EPA’s new stance on pesticide regulations costs farmers, worries others http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/epa-s-new-stance-pesticide-regulations-costs-farmers-worries-others <div class="node-body article-body">EPA, acting outside of FIFRA, has had an adversarial relationship with crop protection chemical manufacturers and other groups since it was created during the Nixon administration in 1972.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/epa-s-new-stance-pesticide-regulations-costs-farmers-worries-others" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/epa-s-new-stance-pesticide-regulations-costs-farmers-worries-others#comments Cotton Government Grains Soybeans Chemicals Agrochemicals National Cotton Council Regulations Sat, 21 May 2016 14:41:00 +0000 120261 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Are you helping hackers steal your valuable farm data? http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/are-you-helping-hackers-steal-your-valuable-farm-data <div class="node-body article-body">The Federal Bureau of Investigation and USDA say farmers’ increased use of precision agriculture technology puts farmers at greater risk for cyber targeting by hackers who want to steal farm-level data in bulk.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/are-you-helping-hackers-steal-your-valuable-farm-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/are-you-helping-hackers-steal-your-valuable-farm-data#comments Cotton Equipment Government Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Precision Farming Cotton Federal Thu, 19 May 2016 14:30:00 +0000 120241 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Lamar Black’s biomass still stopping pigweed http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/lamar-black-s-biomass-still-stopping-pigweed <div class="field-byline"> Wade Parker, University of Georgia Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Lamar Black can be considered one of the “conservation tillage pioneers” in the Southeast.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/lamar-black-s-biomass-still-stopping-pigweed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/lamar-black-s-biomass-still-stopping-pigweed#comments Cotton Grains Peanuts Cotton Herbicides Weeds Wed, 18 May 2016 17:54:00 +0000 120231 at http://southeastfarmpress.com 1 million miles of pipe and other surprising water trivia http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/1-million-miles-pipe-and-other-surprising-water-trivia <div class="node-body blog-body">16 water-related trivia questions unrelated to agriculture to awe and bore your party guests with.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/1-million-miles-pipe-and-other-surprising-water-trivia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/1-million-miles-pipe-and-other-surprising-water-trivia#comments Cotton Government Livestock Management Peanuts Soybeans Energy Sustainable Agriculture Farm Press Blog Mon, 16 May 2016 19:49:00 +0000 120211 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Agriculture has real enemies, says a congressional chief of staff http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/agriculture-has-real-enemies-says-congressional-chief-staff <div class="node-body video-body">"Sometimes people from back home ask, 'Why can't we get this done?'" said Ray Starling, chief of staff for Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C. "I have to explain it's because we have a real enemy on the issue."</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/agriculture-has-real-enemies-says-congressional-chief-staff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/agriculture-has-real-enemies-says-congressional-chief-staff#comments Cotton Government Peanuts Soybeans Organizations Mon, 16 May 2016 15:15:00 +0000 120201 at http://southeastfarmpress.com A voice-activated tractor that stops on demand and alerts 911? http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/voice-activated-tractor-stops-demand-and-alerts-911 <div class="field-byline"> Kenzie Kesselring, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">University of Georgia and Georgia Tech researching voice-activated software that will cause tractors to stop in the event of an emergency.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/voice-activated-tractor-stops-demand-and-alerts-911" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/voice-activated-tractor-stops-demand-and-alerts-911#comments Cotton Equipment Peanuts Soybeans Tractors Thu, 12 May 2016 19:25:00 +0000 120191 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Pictured is the Massey Ferguson, a brand of AGCO, 7700 Series mid-frame tractor. When University of Georgia and Georgia Tech researchers develop their first voice-activated tractor safety system, plans are to put it on an AGCO tractor.</p>