Cotton http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6081/more en Georgia cotton physiologist wins national award at Beltwide http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/georgia-cotton-physiologist-wins-national-award-beltwide <div class="node-body article-body">John Snider, University of Georgia assistant professor, was named the Outstanding Young Cotton Physiologist during the 2015 Beltwide Cotton Conferences in San Antonio. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/georgia-cotton-physiologist-wins-national-award-beltwide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/georgia-cotton-physiologist-wins-national-award-beltwide#comments Cotton Cotton Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:43:00 +0000 111711 at http://southeastfarmpress.com UGA Tailgate Talk: Decisions now and products to know for better disease control http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/tailgate-talk-decisions-now-and-products-know-better-disease-control <div class="field-byline"> Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Planning an effective crop rotation and ensuring access to effective products are timely actions important for the next field season. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/tailgate-talk-decisions-now-and-products-know-better-disease-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/tailgate-talk-decisions-now-and-products-know-better-disease-control#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Conditions and Diseases Corn Fungicides Peanut Soybean Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:37:00 +0000 111621 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>STILL MONTHS away from putting seed in the ground, growers have the opportunity now to plan for the best in disease and nematode management.&nbsp;</p> Cotton growers saw thrips resistance in 2014 http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/cotton-growers-saw-thrips-resistance-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">“The seed treatments are the only thrips control option at planting that we’re aware of."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/cotton-growers-saw-thrips-resistance-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/cotton-growers-saw-thrips-resistance-2014#comments Cotton Management Miscellaneous Crops Cotton Mon, 19 Jan 2015 16:21:00 +0000 111001 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>THRIPS RESISTANCE HAS been confirmed to the neonicotinoid cotton seed treatments. Once cotton reaches the fifth true-leaf stage, it&rsquo;s beyond the point of economic damage from thrips.</p> New herbicide technologies still require proven cultural practices http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/new-herbicide-technologies-still-require-proven-cultural-practices <div class="node-body article-body">The new Xtend Flex with dicamba-resistance trait from Monsanto is expected to be available in limited amounts of varieties this season. New Enlist with 2, 4-D control from Dow AgroSciences is over the horizon. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/new-herbicide-technologies-still-require-proven-cultural-practices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/new-herbicide-technologies-still-require-proven-cultural-practices#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Tobacco Cotton Herbicide-tolerant crops Soybean Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:13:00 +0000 111571 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>EVEN WITH NEW herbicide technologies, farmers need to incorporate them with cultural and herbicide programs that work with residuals and cover crops.</p> New widespread federal program to focus conservation efforts at the local level http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/new-widespread-federal-program-focus-conservation-efforts-local-level <div class="node-body article-body">Currently, more than 60,000 landowners representing 4 million acres are enrolled in U.S. conservation programs. The newly created USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program looks to accelerate that amount in the coming years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/new-widespread-federal-program-focus-conservation-efforts-local-level" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/new-widespread-federal-program-focus-conservation-efforts-local-level#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Sustainable Agriculture Regulations USDA Wed, 14 Jan 2015 17:19:00 +0000 111521 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>THE USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program will fund conservation programs proposed and designed by local initiatives.</p> Cotton prices just treading water http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-prices-just-treading-water <div class="field-byline"> Don Shurley, University of Georgia Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Little incentive to do cotton price fixing until market gets to 70 cents. If you believe prices are at or near the bottom, one strategy would be to buy Mar16 Call Options while you’re waiting for things to get better.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-prices-just-treading-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-prices-just-treading-water#comments Cotton Markets Cotton Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:58:00 +0000 111491 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>USDA released its January production and supply/demand estimates Monday. The numbers are being interpreted as somewhat negative to the cotton market.</p> Did 2014 crop season leave bills unpaid? http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/did-2014-crop-season-leave-bills-unpaid <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As farmers plan their production program for 2015, they will need to look closely at costs. To date, about the only expense item that we can pencil in lower is fuel related. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/did-2014-crop-season-leave-bills-unpaid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/did-2014-crop-season-leave-bills-unpaid#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Management Markets Soybeans Grains Inputs Management Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:59:00 +0000 111481 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>FARMERS will need to question and justify the expenses put out on this upcoming crop. Many cannot afford another big yield year where expenses and all costs exceed revenues.</p> Photo by National Corn Growers Association Southeast 2014 crop production numbers released http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/southeast-2014-crop-production-numbers-released <div class="node-body article-body">Southeast row crop production was a mixed bag in 2014. Some record average yields were hit in some states, while total 2014 production dropped for some crops in some states.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/southeast-2014-crop-production-numbers-released" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/southeast-2014-crop-production-numbers-released#comments Cotton Government Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Crops Marketing and Promotion Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:40:00 +0000 111471 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Photo by National Corn Growers Association Guy Collins named Extension Cotton Specialist of the Year http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/guy-collins-named-extension-cotton-specialist-year <div class="node-body article-body">Guy Collins, formerly the Extension cotton specialist for Georgia who recently relocated to a similar position in North Carolina, was named the Extension Cotton Specialist of the Year at the Beltwide Cotton Conferences.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/guy-collins-named-extension-cotton-specialist-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/guy-collins-named-extension-cotton-specialist-year#comments Cotton Management Cotton Mon, 12 Jan 2015 17:22:00 +0000 111461 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>GUY COLLINS, second from right, receives congratulations by (from left) Bayer CropScience cotton leaders Monty Christian, vice president of U.S. Cotton Operations; Steve Nichols, head of Agronomic Services, Seeds; and Lee Rivenbark, vice president, Seeds North America. Collins, North Carolina State University Extension associate professor of cotton was named Extension Cotton Specialist of the Year.</p> Sanderson family markets wreaths from cotton they grow http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/sanderson-family-markets-wreaths-cotton-they-grow <div class="node-body article-body">For the Sanderson family of Wayne County, N.C., the fresh wreath business is seasonal and provides them a source of income after the busy fall harvest. In addition to the wreath business, the family grows cotton, corn, tobacco, wheat and muscadine grapes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/sanderson-family-markets-wreaths-cotton-they-grow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/sanderson-family-markets-wreaths-cotton-they-grow#comments Cotton Management Markets Marketing and Promotion Mon, 12 Jan 2015 16:45:00 +0000 111351 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Kari Sanderson Hobbs makes a wreath from the cotton grown on her family&rsquo;s farm in Wayne County, N.C.</p>