Peanuts en Florida ranchers celebrate heritage, the drive and a new venture <div class="node-body gallery-body">Florida Cattle Ranchers LLC brings 13 ranches under a new marketing brand with the goal to produce Florida-born, -raised, -finished and –harvested beef.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Grains Livestock Markets Peanuts Soybeans Tue, 24 May 2016 18:48:00 +0000 120251 at South Carolina farmers get flood aid despite governor’s veto <div class="node-body article-body">After some contested politics within state government, South Carolina farmers will get financial aid to help them recover from historic flooding that hit the state at harvest last year.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Legislation Flooding Mon, 23 May 2016 15:13:00 +0000 120291 at <p>Flood waters cover a South Carolina farm fall 2015.</p> Lindsay McClam/McClam Farms Are you helping hackers steal your valuable farm data? <div class="node-body article-body">The Federal Bureau of Investigation and USDA say farmers’ increased use of precision agriculture technology puts farmers at greater risk for cyber targeting by hackers who want to steal farm-level data in bulk.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Equipment Government Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Precision Farming Cotton Federal Thu, 19 May 2016 14:30:00 +0000 120241 at Lamar Black’s biomass still stopping pigweed <div class="field-byline"> Wade Parker, University of Georgia Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Lamar Black can be considered one of the “conservation tillage pioneers” in the Southeast.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Grains Peanuts Cotton Herbicides Weeds Wed, 18 May 2016 17:54:00 +0000 120231 at 1 million miles of pipe and other surprising water trivia <div class="node-body blog-body">16 water-related trivia questions unrelated to agriculture to awe and bore your party guests with.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Livestock Management Peanuts Soybeans Energy Sustainable Agriculture Farm Press Blog Mon, 16 May 2016 19:49:00 +0000 120211 at Agriculture has real enemies, says a congressional chief of staff <div class="node-body video-body">"Sometimes people from back home ask, 'Why can't we get this done?'" said Ray Starling, chief of staff for Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C. "I have to explain it's because we have a real enemy on the issue."</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Peanuts Soybeans Organizations Mon, 16 May 2016 15:15:00 +0000 120201 at A voice-activated tractor that stops on demand and alerts 911? <div class="field-byline"> Kenzie Kesselring, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">University of Georgia and Georgia Tech researching voice-activated software that will cause tractors to stop in the event of an emergency.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Equipment Peanuts Soybeans Tractors Thu, 12 May 2016 19:25:00 +0000 120191 at <p>Pictured is the Massey Ferguson, a brand of AGCO, 7700 Series mid-frame tractor. When University of Georgia and Georgia Tech researchers develop their first voice-activated tractor safety system, plans are to put it on an AGCO tractor.</p> 6 things efficient peanut farmers do <div class="node-body gallery-body">Efficient peanut farmers share things in common, or ways to make their crop as profitable as possible.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Mon, 09 May 2016 11:15:00 +0000 120061 at Q&A: Evolution of planter technology and the future of seed placement <div class="field-byline"> United Soybean Board </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Randy Taylor has paid close attention to new farm equipment technology, especially planters. He reflects on how planter technology has evolved and gives his predictions on what’s coming. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Equipment Peanuts Soybeans Precision Farming Thu, 05 May 2016 14:39:00 +0000 120031 at <p>Planter technology is moving toward a sense-and-react, autonomous planter that adjusts as it moves through the field.</p> United Soybean Board N.C. State wants to open $160 million plant science complex by 2020 <div class="node-body article-body">If all goes as planned, a new 200,000 square foot plant sciences research complex will be up and running on the North Carolina State University Centennial Campus by 2020.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Peanuts Management Wed, 27 Apr 2016 19:05:00 +0000 119841 at <p>Richard Linton, left, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University, and Steve Lommel, associate dean and director of the North Carolina Agricultural Research Service at N.C. State, stand on the site on N.C. State&rsquo;s Centennial Campus where the 200,000 square foot plant sciences research complex will be located.</p>