Peanuts http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en (Grower alert) Options given for popular peanut fungicide http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/grower-alert-options-given-popular-peanut-fungicide <div class="node-body article-body">Multiple sources are reporting that there will be a shortage of the fungicide chlorothalonil, which is widely used in peanut and vegetable crops, </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/grower-alert-options-given-popular-peanut-fungicide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/grower-alert-options-given-popular-peanut-fungicide#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Fungicides Peanuts Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:35:00 +0000 107711 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>REPORTS OF SHORTAGES of the the popular peanut fungicide&nbsp;chlorothalonil has many growers scrambling for alternatives.</p> (Alert) Lesser cornstalk borers hit Georgia peanuts http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/alert-lesser-cornstalk-borers-hit-georgia-peanuts <div class="field-byline"> Mark Abney, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Lesser cornstalk borer is probably the most serious pest of peanut in Georgia, and we are seeing quite a bit of LCB activity. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/alert-lesser-cornstalk-borers-hit-georgia-peanuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/alert-lesser-cornstalk-borers-hit-georgia-peanuts#comments Peanuts Insecticides Peanut Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:23:00 +0000 107701 at http://southeastfarmpress.com University of Georgia 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> 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> Planting date sets pace for season-long peanut disease pressure http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/planting-date-sets-pace-season-long-peanut-disease-pressure <div class="node-body article-body">Planting dates definitely make a difference in peanut diseases, both in the type of disease you have and the pressure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/planting-date-sets-pace-season-long-peanut-disease-pressure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/planting-date-sets-pace-season-long-peanut-disease-pressure#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:12:00 +0000 107091 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>COOL, WET SPRING weather conditions slowed the 2014 peanut crop in parts of Alabama. The field shown is in east Alabama in late June.&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 Your farm needs a mid-year financial checkup http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/your-farm-needs-mid-year-financial-checkup <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mid-year is a good time to perform a farm financial checkup. How much do you have in your crop and operation, and how does it compare to what you projected or anticipated? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/your-farm-needs-mid-year-financial-checkup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/your-farm-needs-mid-year-financial-checkup#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Finance Inputs Marketing and Promotion Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:07:00 +0000 107331 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Soy Checkoff 2014 Peanut Profitability Award winners see starkly different weather conditions http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/2014-peanut-profitability-award-winners-see-starkly-different-weather-conditions <div class="node-body article-body">“In the Southeast, and in the Virginia-Carolinas region, it could best be categorized as a year of excessive rainfall throughout the growing season and up until harvest. In other word, it looks a lot like how we started this year. Of course, west Texas was extremely dry.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/2014-peanut-profitability-award-winners-see-starkly-different-weather-conditions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/2014-peanut-profitability-award-winners-see-starkly-different-weather-conditions#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanut Profitability Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:52:00 +0000 106641 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>2014 LOWER SOUTHEAST Peanut Profitability Award winner Owen Yoder received rainfall at just the right times this past year.</p> Owen Yoder: What fresh ground can do for peanut yields http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/owen-yoder-what-fresh-ground-can-do-peanut-yields <div class="node-body article-body">Alabama's Owen Yoder never anticipated growing as good a peanut crop as he did in 2013.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/owen-yoder-what-fresh-ground-can-do-peanut-yields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/owen-yoder-what-fresh-ground-can-do-peanut-yields#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Equipment & Supplies Peanut Peanut Profitability Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:30:00 +0000 106631 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>PLANTING PEANUTS ON fresh ground helped Alabama&rsquo;s Owen Yoder achieve top yields in dryland conditions in 2013.</p>