Cotton http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6081/more en Clemson, international team crack genetic code of Upland cotton http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/clemson-international-team-crack-genetic-code-upland-cotton <div class="field-byline"> Jim Melvin, Clemson University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In a groundbreaking achievement led by an international team that includes Clemson scientist Chris Saski, the intricately woven genetic makeup of upland cotton has been decoded for the first time in the ancient plant’s history.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/clemson-international-team-crack-genetic-code-upland-cotton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/clemson-international-team-crack-genetic-code-upland-cotton#comments Cotton Cotton Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:50:00 +0000 113581 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Chris Saski is the director of Clemson&rsquo;s Genomics and Computational Biology Laboratory.</p> Reclaiming the market for U.S. cotton http://southeastfarmpress.com/reclaiming-market-us-cotton <div class="node-body link-body">Ten years ago it would have been difficult for anyone to imagine cotton arriving at this juncture.</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/IMG_0765.JPG?1429549920" /> </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/reclaiming-market-us-cotton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:10:00 +0000 113571 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Denied: No Counter for Georgia cotton in ’15 http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/denied-no-counter-georgia-cotton-15 <div class="field-byline"> Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">I received official word from the Georgia Department of Agriculture that the Environmental Protection Agency has denied our request to use Counter 20G on cotton. It is still legal on field corn, though. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/denied-no-counter-georgia-cotton-15" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/denied-no-counter-georgia-cotton-15#comments Cotton Cotton Nematodes Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:53:00 +0000 113551 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Cousins finding their places on the farm http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cousins-finding-their-places-farm <div class="node-body article-body">Matt Dicks and Jason Dicks are armed with wry humor and good-natured jabs but the young Florida men are serious about making farming a career.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cousins-finding-their-places-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cousins-finding-their-places-farm#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Management Peanuts Tobacco Cotton Peanut Tobacco Tue, 14 Apr 2015 19:55:00 +0000 113411 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Jason Dicks, left, and cousin Matt Dicks grew up in Columbia County, Fla. The young men are looking for ways to keep farming in the area by adding row crop production to what has historically been tobacco and cattle country.</p> Cotton starter fertilizer: In-furrow or 2×2 placement? http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-starter-fertilizer-furrow-or-2-2-placement <div class="field-byline"> Guy Collins &amp; Keith Edmisten, NC State </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Due to the widespread use of Admire Pro in-furrow for thrips control, there has been a noticeable and increasing interest in applying starter fertilizers in-furrow as well.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-starter-fertilizer-furrow-or-2-2-placement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-starter-fertilizer-furrow-or-2-2-placement#comments Cotton Cotton Fertilizer Seed Treatments Tue, 14 Apr 2015 14:05:00 +0000 113421 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Generally speaking, starter fertilizers applied in a 2&times;2 placement (2 inches to the side of the furrow and 2 inches down into the soil) can be an effective way of supplying partial nutrition to a cotton crop.</p> Increasing forage vital for honey bee health http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/increasing-forage-vital-honey-bee-health <div class="node-body blog-body">Protecting honey bees is a lot like ensuring clean air and clean water. Everybody supports the cause, but the disagreement arises when it comes time to decide how to solve the problem.</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/increasing-forage-vital-honey-bee-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/increasing-forage-vital-honey-bee-health#comments Cotton Management Miscellaneous Management Farm Press Blog Mon, 13 Apr 2015 20:01:00 +0000 113231 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Custom planting: How much to pay and how much to charge http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/custom-planting-how-much-pay-and-how-much-charge <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Planting is of course a critical component of a farm’s operation. Getting the crop off to a good to excellent start is necessary for maximum economic yields. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/custom-planting-how-much-pay-and-how-much-charge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/custom-planting-how-much-pay-and-how-much-charge#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Precision Farming Corn Soybean Fri, 10 Apr 2015 15:56:00 +0000 113381 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Weather conditions and other factors influence production, but if the crop doesn&rsquo;t get a good start then producers will have to try to catch up. That is usually difficult to do.</p> Pick your battles when it comes to marketing cotton http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/pick-your-battles-when-it-comes-marketing-cotton <div class="field-byline"> Don Shurley, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Current cotton marketing strategies for 2015 include waiting for prices to improve further, purchase of December Put Options while we have these better prices, or purchase of March Call Options, particularly if prices weaken from current levels.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/pick-your-battles-when-it-comes-marketing-cotton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/pick-your-battles-when-it-comes-marketing-cotton#comments Cotton Markets Cotton Fri, 10 Apr 2015 13:10:00 +0000 113371 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>SELL THE COTTON crop in portions as the market dictates, and reward the market by selling when the market improves and puts the odds in your favor.</p> When it comes to cotton thrips, planting date and tillage matter http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/when-it-comes-cotton-thrips-planting-date-and-tillage-matter <div class="node-body article-body">“In recent years, we’ve tended to make more oversprays, and part of this is due to the fact that we were heavy Temik users back in the early 2000s."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/when-it-comes-cotton-thrips-planting-date-and-tillage-matter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/when-it-comes-cotton-thrips-planting-date-and-tillage-matter#comments Cotton Management Miscellaneous Cotton Tue, 07 Apr 2015 15:15:00 +0000 113171 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>RISK FACTORS SUCH planting date and tillage can affect thrips pressure on cotton.&nbsp;</p> Nitrogen fertilization efficiency is a must http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/nitrogen-fertilization-efficiency-must <div class="node-body article-body">“It costs money to fertilize, and not only does it cost money, but the EPA is watching what we do."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/nitrogen-fertilization-efficiency-must" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/nitrogen-fertilization-efficiency-must#comments Cotton Grains Management Miscellaneous Corn Mon, 06 Apr 2015 20:54:00 +0000 113031 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>&ldquo;It costs money to fertilize, and not only does it cost money, but the EPA is watching what we do,&rdquo; says Joe Varco, professor of plant and soil sciences at Mississippi State University.</p>