Peanuts http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en Bayer rejects EPA request to cancel Belt insecticide use http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/bayer-rejects-epa-request-cancel-belt-insecticide-use <div class="node-body article-body">Bayer’s Crop Science Division said Feb. 5 it has refused a request by the Environmental Protection Agency to voluntarily cancel the uses of flubendiamide in the United States, sold under trade name Belt.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/bayer-rejects-epa-request-cancel-belt-insecticide-use" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/bayer-rejects-epa-request-cancel-belt-insecticide-use#comments Orchard Crops Peanuts Vegetables Insecticides Peanut Vegetables Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:26:00 +0000 118391 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>&ldquo;Bayer strongly disagrees with the EPA&rsquo;s methodology, which is based on theoretical models and assumptions that exaggerate risk,&rdquo; the company said. &ldquo;Years of water monitoring studies have shown residues of <span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="flubendiamide">flubendiamide</span> and its metabolite are well within safe levels established for aquatic invertebrates.</p> The first ‘best guess’ at Georgia crop acreage and prices for 2016 http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/first-best-guess-georgia-crop-acreage-and-prices-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Georgia's 2016 cotton acres could be higher and peanuts acres could be lower. But that depends. All other crop acreage might stay stable. And prices don’t promise to be anything you’d want to take home to meet mom and dad.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/first-best-guess-georgia-crop-acreage-and-prices-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/first-best-guess-georgia-crop-acreage-and-prices-2016#comments Cotton Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Corn Cotton Peanut Soybean Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:12:00 +0000 118361 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Foregoing any national or global crop failures in 2016, commodity prices, as farmers have heard too often by now, will not be pretty.</p> You can go broke just breaking even http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/you-can-go-broke-just-breaking-even <div class="field-byline"> Todd Davis, University of Kentucky Extension economist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The problem many U.S. farming operations face now is the ability to cash-flow the business for the next 18 to 24 months. The long-term concern is the overall debt-load of the farm business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/you-can-go-broke-just-breaking-even" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/you-can-go-broke-just-breaking-even#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Livestock Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Inputs Tue, 02 Feb 2016 19:41:00 +0000 118241 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Top Southeast farm stories for week ending Feb. 5 http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/top-southeast-farm-stories-week-ending-feb-5 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Cotton industry is not giving up on cottonseed designation. USDA reinstated marketing certificates to redeem commodities from marketing loan program. You can go broke just breaking even these days. There’s a massive fire in Kentucky, a disaster waiting in North Carolina wheat, and other top stories from this week in Southeast farming news.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/top-southeast-farm-stories-week-ending-feb-5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/top-southeast-farm-stories-week-ending-feb-5#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Markets Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:25:00 +0000 118401 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Feral hogs: Hunters and farmers connect to get rid of a problem http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/feral-hogs-hunters-and-farmers-connect-get-rid-problem <div class="node-body article-body">Wild hogs can be a big problem for farmers and landowners. “Hunters Helping Farmers” is a Georgia program that connects hunters and farmers together with one goal: to get rid of the problem.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/feral-hogs-hunters-and-farmers-connect-get-rid-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/feral-hogs-hunters-and-farmers-connect-get-rid-problem#comments Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Crops Fri, 29 Jan 2016 00:56:00 +0000 118211 at http://southeastfarmpress.com USDA Georgia Peanut Farm Show gives away awards, prizes and education http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/georgia-peanut-farm-show-gives-away-awards-prizes-and-education <div class="field-byline"> Georgia Peanut Commission </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More than 1,400 attendees fine-tuned their farming operations with information gained at the 40th annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference Jan. 21.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/georgia-peanut-farm-show-gives-away-awards-prizes-and-education" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/georgia-peanut-farm-show-gives-away-awards-prizes-and-education#comments Peanuts Peanut Thu, 28 Jan 2016 16:22:00 +0000 118191 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Debbie Gibbs, right, with Farm Press speaks with attendee during the 40th annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference Jan. 21 in Tifton, Ga.</p> Photo by Georgia Peanut Commission 15-year rotation not enough to halt nematode damage in peanut field http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/15-year-rotation-not-enough-halt-nematode-damage-peanut-field <div class="field-byline"> Rome Ethredge, Contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A grower was going to plant peanuts in a small field that had been in pasture for over 15 years. We thought with that good rotation, he shouldn’t have a nematode problem. We were wrong. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/15-year-rotation-not-enough-halt-nematode-damage-peanut-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/15-year-rotation-not-enough-halt-nematode-damage-peanut-field#comments Peanuts Nematicides Peanut Root-knot Thu, 28 Jan 2016 16:07:00 +0000 118181 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Rome Ethredge Federal court denies EPA move to vacate herbicide label http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/federal-court-denies-epa-move-vacate-herbicide-label <div class="field-byline"> Willie Vogt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dow AgroSciences can continue to market Enlist Duo and its registration remains fully intact for all labeled uses. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/federal-court-denies-epa-move-vacate-herbicide-label" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/federal-court-denies-epa-move-vacate-herbicide-label#comments Cotton Equipment Government Management Peanuts Soybeans Herbicides Wed, 27 Jan 2016 20:34:00 +0000 118171 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Consider hedging, options or futures as risk management tools in 2016 http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/consider-hedging-options-or-futures-risk-management-tools-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">South Carolina farmers are gearing up for a very challenging 2016, and they are encouraged to consider hedging, a marketing plan and closely examine balance sheets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/consider-hedging-options-or-futures-risk-management-tools-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/consider-hedging-options-or-futures-risk-management-tools-2016#comments Cotton Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Strategy Tue, 26 Jan 2016 16:54:00 +0000 118031 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>On hand for the SC AgriBiz and Farm Expo in Florence Jan. 13 were Harry DuRant, owner of Double D Farms in Clarendon County, and Nathan Smith, Clemson Extension economist.</p> Nighttime peanut herbicide applications don’t help http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nighttime-peanut-herbicide-applications-don-t-help <div class="field-byline"> Eric P. Prostko, University of Georgia Extension Weed Specialist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you want to improve postemergence weed control in peanuts, focus on timely herbicide applications, slower tractors, optimum boom heights, water volume and nozzle selection.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nighttime-peanut-herbicide-applications-don-t-help" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nighttime-peanut-herbicide-applications-don-t-help#comments Peanuts Herbicides Tue, 26 Jan 2016 14:59:00 +0000 118131 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>University of Georgia weed science graduate student Wen Carter prepares for night applications of herbicides in Attapulgus, Ga., with Eric Prostko, UGA Extension weed specialist who says, &ldquo;Even with lights worthy of the Discovery Channel&rsquo;s Deadliest Catch, it is still hard to see in the dark at 10 p.m.&nbsp; At 10 p.m. in the middle of nowhere, there are definitely things that go bump in the night. Kind of creepy at that time!&rdquo;</p>