Cotton http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6081/more en Southeastern cotton producers to see San Joaquin Valley agriculture http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/southeastern-cotton-producers-see-san-joaquin-valley-agriculture <div class="field-byline"> National Cotton Council </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Thirteen Southeastern cotton producers will observe cotton and other agricultural operations in California’s San Joaquin Valley the week of July 12 as part of the National Cotton Council’s 2015 Producer Information Exchange (P.I.E.) Program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/southeastern-cotton-producers-see-san-joaquin-valley-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/southeastern-cotton-producers-see-san-joaquin-valley-agriculture#comments Cotton National Cotton Council Tue, 07 Jul 2015 18:11:00 +0000 114811 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Cotton Field Day set for Aug. 11 http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-field-day-set-aug-11 <div class="node-body article-body">The 2015 Virginia/Northeast North Carolina Cotton Field Day is set for Tuesday, Aug. 11 at the Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Suffolk, Va.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-field-day-set-aug-11" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-field-day-set-aug-11#comments Cotton Events Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:02:00 +0000 114761 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Lowest US cotton acreage in three decades? So, what now? http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/lowest-us-cotton-acreage-three-decades-so-what-now <div class="field-byline"> Don Shurley, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The USDA estimate is 8.998 million cotton acres. If realized, this would be the lowest US cotton plantings since 1983.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/lowest-us-cotton-acreage-three-decades-so-what-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/lowest-us-cotton-acreage-three-decades-so-what-now#comments Cotton Markets Cotton Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:33:00 +0000 114751 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Cotton prices are tempting to break out of their sideways pattern and had actually been attempting to do so even before June 30 numbers&mdash;ending last week at over 67 cents. Producers are waiting on a move to 70 cents.</p> Alabama to enforce catfish labeling and gets official ag bug http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/alabama-enforce-catfish-labeling-and-gets-official-ag-bug <div class="field-byline"> ALFA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley June 30 signed two Alabama Farmers Federation priority bills dealing with country of origin labeling and the queen honeybee.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/alabama-enforce-catfish-labeling-and-gets-official-ag-bug" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/alabama-enforce-catfish-labeling-and-gets-official-ag-bug#comments Cotton Government Livestock Soybeans Crops Catfish Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:56:00 +0000 114731 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley</p> A quick guide to PGR requirements for popular cotton varieties http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/quick-guide-pgr-requirements-popular-cotton-varieties <div class="field-byline"> Jared Whitaker, University of Georgia agronomist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Plant growth regulator applications are often necessary in cotton to reduce vegetative growth and maintain a manageable crop in Georgia. Making PGR decisions can be difficult because of the many factors that need to be considered. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/quick-guide-pgr-requirements-popular-cotton-varieties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/quick-guide-pgr-requirements-popular-cotton-varieties#comments Cotton Management Cotton Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:14:00 +0000 114721 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Cotton variety plays a role in making proper PGR decisions since some cotton varieties need to be monitored closely and heavily managed while some are sensitive, and overuse may negatively impact growth and development, and ultimately yield.&nbsp;</p> Acreage: Cotton, corn, wheat down; soybeans at record high http://southeastfarmpress.com/acreage-cotton-corn-wheat-down-soybeans-record-high <div class="node-body link-body">Planted acreage estimates for cotton, wheat and corn are down compared to 2014, but soybean acreage is estimated at a record high.</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/planting_2015_field.JPG?1435693122" /> </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/acreage-cotton-corn-wheat-down-soybeans-record-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Grains Markets Peanuts Soybeans Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:36:00 +0000 114701 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Women in ag: Plowing new ground in Alabama http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/women-ag-plowing-new-ground-alabama <div class="field-byline"> Marlee Moore, ALFA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Women in agriculture must do a superior job in the same field as men to prove themselves,” said Delle Bean, who operates Del-Ray Ranch in Alabama with her husband, Ray. “We’re not accepted until we’re seen in action.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/women-ag-plowing-new-ground-alabama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/women-ag-plowing-new-ground-alabama#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Management Markets Soybeans Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:06:00 +0000 114621 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Wendy Yeager is the primary operator of the 940-acre Bell Place Farm in Alabama.</p> ALFA Don’t want to endanger your soul http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/don-t-want-endanger-your-soul <div class="node-body blog-body">The truck driver, a lovely Haitian lady, smiled and waved. I took her picture and she smiled and waved some more. But some of the fieldworkers made it clear they didn’t want their pictures taken. And that was OK, too.</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/don-t-want-endanger-your-soul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/don-t-want-endanger-your-soul#comments Cotton Grains Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Human Resources Vegetables Farm Press Blog Fri, 26 Jun 2015 17:37:00 +0000 114611 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Haitian woman drives the truck during sweet corn harvest in south Georgia.</p> Variety selection critical to reducing disease risk http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/variety-selection-critical-reducing-disease-risk <div class="node-body article-body">Variety selection plays an important role in reducing risk to disease in field crops, according to Hillary Mehl, Virginia Cooperative Extension plant pathologist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/variety-selection-critical-reducing-disease-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/variety-selection-critical-reducing-disease-risk#comments Cotton Grains Management Soybeans Leaf Disease Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:45:00 +0000 114521 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Hillary Mehl, Virginia Cooperative Extension plant pathologist, explains diseases that impact soybeans as Ed Hobbs, ag technician at the Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Suffolk, Va. helps with the posters.</p> <p style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;</p> Sunbelt Expo is a top location for large-scale cotton weed research http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/sunbelt-expo-top-location-large-scale-cotton-weed-research <div class="node-body article-body">For Stanley Culpepper, his largest, on-farm cotton weed research takes place in Macon County, Ga., the place where a decade ago the first glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth in the world was confirmed. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/sunbelt-expo-top-location-large-scale-cotton-weed-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/sunbelt-expo-top-location-large-scale-cotton-weed-research#comments Cotton Management Cotton Resistant Weeds Wed, 24 Jun 2015 14:47:00 +0000 114561 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>WHEN farmers face low cotton prices, trying to look to what inputs they can cut, weed management has proven not to be a place to look for those cuts, at least not for those facing resistance management.</p>