Cotton http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6081/more en Plant bugs a challenge for North Carolina farmers this year http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/plant-bugs-challenge-north-carolina-farmers-year <div class="field-byline"> John Hart </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Plant bugs are proving to be more of a challenge in North Carolina this year with infestations being found and treated farther into the Coastal Plains than usual, but North Carolina State University Extension Entomologist Dominic Reisig stresses that the situation can be easily managed with proper scouting. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/plant-bugs-challenge-north-carolina-farmers-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/plant-bugs-challenge-north-carolina-farmers-year#comments Cotton Grains Management Soybeans Pesticides Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:53:00 +0000 107801 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>NORTH CAROLINA farmers should stay calm, cool and collected when scouting for plant bugs. Many times infestations are at levels that won&rsquo;t cause yield loss.</p> “Boll-buggy” catches pigweed seed during harvest http://southeastfarmpress.com/boll-buggy-catches-pigweed-seed-during-harvest <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Most farmers are aware of the concept of “air seeding;” i.e, distributing wheat or rice or bermudagrass seed with an airplane or a spreader truck or even by hand. What some may not think about is another method of air seeding, spreading seed, especially of glyphosate or other herbicide-resistant weeds like Palmer amaranth, out the back of their combine during harvest operations.</p> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/boll-buggy-catches-pigweed-seed-during-harvest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Equipment Management Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:16:00 +0000 107971 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Cotton market continues to bleed http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/cotton-market-continues-bleed <div class="field-byline"> Don Shurley, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Last week, cotton prices suddenly broke down 203 points to close at just over 66 cents. This may signal yet another round of weakness in prices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/cotton-market-continues-bleed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/cotton-market-continues-bleed#comments Cotton Markets Cotton Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0000 107941 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>REPORTS seem to suggest that the decline in cotton price was due to forecasts for slower than expected global economic growth and forecast for higher-than-expected cotton acreage and production in India.</p> New ‘Focus on Cotton’ webinar looks at Southeast irrigation, foliar diseases http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/new-focus-cotton-webinar-looks-southeast-irrigation-foliar-diseases <div class="node-body article-body">This month, the ‘Focus on Cotton’ webcast resource, developed by Cotton Incorporated and the Plant Management Network, offers useful information on cotton protection and irrigation management for the Southeast.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/new-focus-cotton-webinar-looks-southeast-irrigation-foliar-diseases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/new-focus-cotton-webinar-looks-southeast-irrigation-foliar-diseases#comments Cotton Management Cotton Irrigation Leaf Disease Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:26:00 +0000 107881 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Precision ag vital for increasing yields, meeting growing food demand http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/precision-ag-vital-increasing-yields-meeting-growing-food-demand <div class="node-body article-body">Precision agriculture tools such as Real Time Kinematic (RTK) satellite navigation will go a long way in helping farmers remain competitive, improve efficiency and increase yields as they work to feed a growing world population. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/precision-ag-vital-increasing-yields-meeting-growing-food-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/precision-ag-vital-increasing-yields-meeting-growing-food-demand#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Soybeans RTK Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:51:00 +0000 107791 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Sandy Stewart, director of the Research Station Division of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture &amp; Consumer Services, said precision agriculture tools such as Real Time Kinematic (RTK) satellite navigation better enable farmers to apply seed or crop protection protects at the right time, right place and appropriate level.</p> Dicamba-tolerant cotton on track for 2015 launch; soybeans slated for 2016 http://southeastfarmpress.com/dicamba-tolerant-cotton-track-2015-launch-soybeans-slated-2016 <div class="node-body link-body"><p>The road to the development of the latest generation of herbicide-tolerant crop traits has taken several twists and turns. The latest is a decision by Monsanto to launch Bollgard II, Roundup Ready XTend Flex cotton in 2015 – if USDA and EPA approve – and dicamba-tolerant soybeans in 2016. Monsanto’s Kimberly Moggins explains those development in this interview following the 2014 Roundup Ready Learning Experience event in Marion, Ark.</p> </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-field.gif?1406051172" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/dicamba-tolerant-cotton-track-2015-launch-soybeans-slated-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Management Soybeans Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:39:00 +0000 107831 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Georgia cotton pest decision aid app available http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/georgia-cotton-pest-decision-aid-app-available <div class="node-body article-body">The GA Cotton Insect Advisor is an expert-based system for determining Extension prescribed insecticide treatments for management of cotton insect pests in Georgia. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/georgia-cotton-pest-decision-aid-app-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/georgia-cotton-pest-decision-aid-app-available#comments Cotton Management Cotton Foliar insects Insecticides Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:40:00 +0000 107751 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Beet armyworms feeding on pigweed, threaten move to Georgia cotton http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/beet-armyworms-feeding-pigweed-threaten-move-georgia-cotton <div class="field-byline"> Phillip Roberts, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When pigweed is defoliated by BAW or killed by herbicide, plowing or pulling, large BAW larvae may move to cotton and potentially cause injury. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/beet-armyworms-feeding-pigweed-threaten-move-georgia-cotton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/beet-armyworms-feeding-pigweed-threaten-move-georgia-cotton#comments Cotton Management Cotton Insecticides Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:07:00 +0000 107721 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>LARGE LARVAE which move to Bt cottons from pigweed are more tolerant to the Bt toxin compared with just hatched larvae and may not be controlled.</p> As crop prices fall, can growers produce their way to profit this year? http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/crop-prices-fall-can-growers-produce-their-way-profit-year <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As commodity prices continue to drop, are producers headed for tough times? What are some signs your operation is in trouble?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/crop-prices-fall-can-growers-produce-their-way-profit-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/crop-prices-fall-can-growers-produce-their-way-profit-year#comments Cotton Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Corn Cotton Finance Marketing and Promotion Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:45:00 +0000 107681 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>If producers will have less income from the market as harvest time crop prices fall, profit might have to come from production.</p> (Gallery) Can you tell the difference between a good and a bad stink bug? http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/gallery-can-you-tell-difference-between-good-and-bad-stink-bug <div class="node-body gallery-body">Though they’ve gotten a deservedly bad reputation in recent years for doing serious crop damage, but not all stink bugs are crop pests. Some are beneficial and prey on other crop pests, especially in vegetable production. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/gallery-can-you-tell-difference-between-good-and-bad-stink-bug" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/gallery-can-you-tell-difference-between-good-and-bad-stink-bug#comments Cotton Grains Management Orchard Crops Soybeans Vegetables Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:39:00 +0000 107661 at http://southeastfarmpress.com