Cotton en New look and easier experience coming to Southeast Farm Press <div class="node-body blog-body">We want to make things easier and more informative for you. That’s why we’ve changed some things at Southeast Farm Press.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Corn Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Equipment Livestock Business Crops Farm Press Blog Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:03:00 +0000 123181 at Wild hogs are ‘ecological zombies’ <div class="field-byline"> Scott Miller, Clemson University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Wild hogs prey on wildlife and livestock and consume large amounts of agricultural crops and seeds, sprouts and seedlings, which disrupts reforestation. Their rooting, wallowing and nesting behaviors decrease water quality and promote soil erosion.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Crops Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:20:00 +0000 123151 at <p>Invasive feral hogs are trapped on a rural property in South Carolina.</p> Susan Sullivan Cotton grower says sensor-based nutrient plan saved nitrogen, money <div class="field-byline"> Scott Miller, Clemson University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After successfully demonstrating savings of up to $60 an acre in on-farm trials, Clemson University has made available to cotton growers a new sensor-based nutrient management plan that can reduce expenses and environment impact.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Nitrogen Mon, 28 Nov 2016 20:45:00 +0000 122971 at <p>Clemson University precision agriculture engineer Ahmad Khalilian (center) speaks to farmers.<br /> &nbsp;</p> Scott Miller, Clemson University Georgia Cotton Commission 10th Annual Meeting Jan. 25 <div class="node-body article-body">Georgia Cotton Commission 10th Annual Meeting will be January 25, 2017 at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Ga.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Cotton Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:26:00 +0000 123131 at Cotton yields shouldn’t have been this good, but this is why they were <div class="field-byline"> Eddie McGriff, Alabama Extension Regional Agent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While vast swatches of north Alabama had subpar-to-disastrous dry land corn and soybean yields, most cotton growers were harvesting one of their best cotton crops.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Drought Cotton Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:05:00 +0000 123121 at <p>Calhoun County, Ala.,cotton farmer Woody Cheatwood was shocked at how good his cotton yields were this year with the prolonged drought in north Alabama. He plans on planting more cotton next year.</p> Thankful he didn’t have two arms to fight <div class="node-body blog-body">Barney got in a fight with Andy’s one-armed cousin who was visiting from out of town. The tussle started, unfortunately, over a huge misunderstanding on Thanksgiving Day many years ago.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Orchard Crops Peanuts Vegetables Cotton Peanut Vegetables Farm Press Blog Wed, 23 Nov 2016 14:42:00 +0000 123101 at In weed management, education is better than regulation <div class="node-body article-body">Stanley Culpepper returned to Williams Hall on the campus of his alma mater, North Carolina State University, with a clear message to future weed scientists: education over regulation is vital for developing and maintaining a sustainable tool box to manage weeds.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Crops Corn Soybeans Herbicides Weeds Wed, 23 Nov 2016 01:13:00 +0000 123051 at <p>Stanley Culpepper, right, joins his former professor and fellow weed scientist Alan York at the Arch Douglas Worsham Weed Science Lecture Series at North Carolina State University.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> More clarity on US cotton crop, an early market outlook for next year <div class="field-byline"> Don Shurley, UGA Cotton Economist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For cotton prices to sustain or improve, demand must show stability and growth.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Cotton Tue, 22 Nov 2016 15:49:00 +0000 123071 at <p>For cotton prices to sustain or improve, demand must show stability and growth.</p> The difference between making screws and farming in a frustrating year <div class="field-byline"> Bob Kemerait, UGA Extension Plant Pathologist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It is very difficult to make top yields in a season where weather favors pests but not growth and development of the crop. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Corn Peanuts Soybeans Conditions and Diseases Fungicides Mon, 21 Nov 2016 15:52:00 +0000 123041 at A two-day drive reveals drought's gritty reality <div class="node-body blog-body">The startlingly anomaly of consecutive days without rain was amazing three weeks ago. As the streak rolls on, the arid days pile into a giant dry heap stretching over the Deep South.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Corn Land Management Peanuts Soybeans Drought La Nina Farm Press Blog Thu, 17 Nov 2016 15:06:00 +0000 123021 at