Cotton http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6081/more en Make sure you're following the rules before planting seed http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/make-sure-youre-following-rules-planting-seed <div class="node-body blog-body">So if you’re insure at all about the status of the variety you’re planting this spring, take a few minutes to contact the owner of the variety or your state crop improvement association for clarification. </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/make-sure-youre-following-rules-planting-seed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/make-sure-youre-following-rules-planting-seed#comments Cotton Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Roundup Ready Farm Press Blog Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:12:00 +0000 112901 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Cancer claim against glyphosate stirs unnecessary fear of food supply http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/cancer-claim-against-glyphosate-stirs-unnecessary-fear-food-supply <div class="node-body blog-body">An international group with ties to the World Health Organization recently said glyphosate might be a cancer-causing carcinogen. The incident is another needless stumbling block placed in the consumers’ path to honestly understand the modern food supply and unnecessarily erodes their confidence in it.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/cancer-claim-against-glyphosate-stirs-unnecessary-fear-food-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/cancer-claim-against-glyphosate-stirs-unnecessary-fear-food-supply#comments Cotton Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Farm Press Blog Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:55:00 +0000 113121 at http://southeastfarmpress.com USDA wants to change ‘actively engaged’ in farm operation rule http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-wants-change-actively-engaged-farm-operation-rule <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA proposes rule to limit farm payments to individuals who may be designated as farm managers but are not actively engaged in farm management. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-wants-change-actively-engaged-farm-operation-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-wants-change-actively-engaged-farm-operation-rule#comments Cotton Government Management Peanuts Soybeans Regulations Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:39:00 +0000 113101 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>UNDER THE proposed rule, non-family joint ventures and general partnerships must document that their managers are making significant contributions to the farming operation, defined as 500 hours of substantial management work per year or 25 percent of the critical management time necessary for the success of the farming operation.</p> Top reasons why cotton herbicide programs fail, what to do http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/top-reasons-why-cotton-herbicide-programs-fail-what-do <div class="node-body gallery-body">In recent years, cotton growers have met the challenge with improved strategies and are winning. But even a perfect plan with perfect execution can come up short. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/top-reasons-why-cotton-herbicide-programs-fail-what-do" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/top-reasons-why-cotton-herbicide-programs-fail-what-do#comments Cotton Management Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:06:00 +0000 113041 at http://southeastfarmpress.com No increase predicted in Alabama’s cotton acreage http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/no-increase-predicted-alabama-s-cotton-acreage <div class="node-body article-body">“The few acres we have in north Alabama will probably continue to go down some. In central and south Alabama, cotton and peanuts go hand-in-hand, and cotton is too good to lose as a rotational crop. Unfortunately, cotton prices have not rebounded, and we don’t have much incentive." </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/no-increase-predicted-alabama-s-cotton-acreage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/no-increase-predicted-alabama-s-cotton-acreage#comments Cotton Management Markets Miscellaneous Cotton Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:00:00 +0000 112581 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>COTTON ACREAGE IS expected to be down in Alabama this year, especially considering the Farm Bill incentive to plant more peanuts.&nbsp;</p> 97 percent of all U.S. farms are family-owned http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/97-percent-all-us-farms-are-family-owned <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A family farm is any farm where the majority of the business is owned by the operator and individuals related to the operator.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/97-percent-all-us-farms-are-family-owned" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/97-percent-all-us-farms-are-family-owned#comments Cotton Government Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Government USDA Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:17:00 +0000 112941 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Steps to strategically manage cotton nematodes in 2015 http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/steps-strategically-manage-cotton-nematodes-2015 <div class="field-byline"> Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Given current cotton prices, cotton growers may be discouraged about fighting nematodes, especially if such increases production costs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/steps-strategically-manage-cotton-nematodes-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/steps-strategically-manage-cotton-nematodes-2015#comments Cotton Cotton Nematicides Nematodes Mon, 16 Mar 2015 16:01:00 +0000 112911 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Up or down, ‘Just keep on farming’ http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/or-down-just-keep-farming <div class="node-body blog-body">“My daddy sort of laughed at me, and said, ‘Boy, just keep on farming. You’ll see why I didn’t get rich.’”</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/or-down-just-keep-farming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/or-down-just-keep-farming#comments Cotton Equipment Management Peanuts Soybeans Business Farm Press Blog Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:31:00 +0000 112881 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Plant cotton for the total returns, not cotton futures http://southeastfarmpress.com/plant-cotton-total-returns-not-cotton-futures <div class="node-body link-body">“I’ve been telling producers who are growing cotton in 2015 to be patient,” said Don Shurley, Extension cotton marketing specialist for the University of Georgia. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://southeastfarmpress.com/site-files/southeastfarmpress.com/files/cotton_modules.JPG?1426205099" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/plant-cotton-total-returns-not-cotton-futures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Markets Fri, 13 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 112871 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Conservation tillage systems threatened by herbicide-resistant weeds http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/conservation-tillage-systems-threatened-herbicide-resistant-weeds <div class="node-body article-body">“In Alabama, we have a lot of highly erodible soils with organic matter of about ½ percent on most of them. Conservation systems are intended to increase that organic matter which in turn impacts productivity on those soils.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/conservation-tillage-systems-threatened-herbicide-resistant-weeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/conservation-tillage-systems-threatened-herbicide-resistant-weeds#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Conservation Wed, 11 Mar 2015 20:13:00 +0000 112431 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>CONSERVATION TILLAGE ACRES in the U.S. are at risk of being converted to higher-tillage systems due to the prevalence of glypohsate-resistant weeds.&nbsp;</p>