Cotton http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6081/more en 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 Renewed interest seen in Alabama irrigation http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/renewed-interest-seen-alabama-irrigation <div class="node-body article-body">“There’s a lot of interest in irrigation in this region. A lot more center pivots are going in – we’ve got first-time irrigators and others who are expanding existing irrigation.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/renewed-interest-seen-alabama-irrigation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/renewed-interest-seen-alabama-irrigation#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Center Pivot Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:43:00 +0000 107111 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>AUBURN UNIVERSITY REGIONAL Extension Agent Rudy Yates, left, discusses irrigation planning with Wesley Porter, Extension irrigation specialist for Alabama and Georgia, during a recent grower meeting at the Black Belt Research and Extension Center in Marion Junction, Ala.&nbsp;</p> Learn the ABCs of MRLs with new online course http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/learn-abcs-mrls-new-online-course <div class="node-body article-body">The pesticide registration process – FIFRA – establishes acceptable pesticide residue levels for products approved in the U.S. Meanwhile, foreign governments are increasing oversight and testing of imported food for pesticide residues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/learn-abcs-mrls-new-online-course" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/learn-abcs-mrls-new-online-course#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Pesticides Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:26:00 +0000 107601 at http://southeastfarmpress.com (Photos) The 2014 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmers of the Year http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/photos-2014-swisher-sweetssunbelt-expo-southeastern-farmers-year <div class="node-body gallery-body">Combined, the state winners of the 2014 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year program have 350 years of farming experience, with scores of farming generations before them to boot. From one of the largest growers in the state to a Vietnam veteran, from a meticulous weed warrior to even a ‘city’ boy, their backgrounds and farming operations vary across the board.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/photos-2014-swisher-sweetssunbelt-expo-southeastern-farmers-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/photos-2014-swisher-sweetssunbelt-expo-southeastern-farmers-year#comments Cotton Equipment Government Livestock Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Sunbelt Ag Expo Tobacco Vegetables Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:17:00 +0000 107571 at http://southeastfarmpress.com