Grains http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en Diseases, pigweed top North Carolina concerns http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/diseases-pigweed-top-north-carolina-concerns <div class="node-body article-body">The importance of disease management to maximize corn yields and ongoing concern about palmer Amaranth topped discussion at the 2015 Northeast Ag Expo Field Day in Shiloh, N.C. July 30.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/diseases-pigweed-top-north-carolina-concerns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/diseases-pigweed-top-north-carolina-concerns#comments Cotton Grains Management Soybeans Corn Crop Protection Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:10:00 +0000 115181 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Hillary Mehl, Extension crops plant pathologist at Virginia Tech, says scouting is critical in disease management.</p> North Carolina wheat farmers, selecting right variety is top decision http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/north-carolina-wheat-farmers-selecting-right-variety-top-decision <div class="node-body article-body">Selecting the right variety is job one for North Carolina wheat farmers and the most important key is planting varieties that are specifically targeted to the Tar Heel State.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/north-carolina-wheat-farmers-selecting-right-variety-top-decision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/north-carolina-wheat-farmers-selecting-right-variety-top-decision#comments Grains Seed Tue, 01 Sep 2015 17:43:00 +0000 115411 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>North Carolina State University small grains breeder Paul Murphy says North Carolina wheat farmers are in a good place to select wheat varieties because a large number of public and private companies are producing varieties targeted to the state.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Nonfarmers own vast majority of US rented farm acres http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/nonfarmers-own-vast-majority-us-rented-farm-acres <div class="node-body article-body">Agricultural producers rented and farmed 353.8 million acres of farmland. Of these acres, 80 percent is owned by nonfarming landlords, according to the 2014 Tenure, Ownership, and Transition of Agricultural Land survey released Aug. 31 by the USDA.. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/nonfarmers-own-vast-majority-us-rented-farm-acres" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/nonfarmers-own-vast-majority-us-rented-farm-acres#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Inputs Management Tue, 01 Sep 2015 12:39:00 +0000 115611 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>A USDA survey counted 2.1 million landlords with various ownership arrangements. In 2014, all of the landlords combined received $31.2 billion in rental income, while incurring $9.2 billion in total expenses.</p> 500-bushel corn: Mission impossible in North Carolina? http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/500-bushel-corn-mission-impossible-north-carolina <div class="node-body article-body">In the old Mission Impossible television series, things weren’t always as they seemed and the same is often true about producing 500 bushel corn in North Carolina, says North Carolina State University Extension Corn Specialist Ron Heiniger. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/500-bushel-corn-mission-impossible-north-carolina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/500-bushel-corn-mission-impossible-north-carolina#comments Grains Corn Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:19:00 +0000 115431 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>North Carolina State University Extension corn specialist Ron Heiniger urges farmers to remember the Golden Rule of corn farming: &ldquo;Maximum yields are achieved when we capture light for the maximum amount of time with the least amount of stress.&quot;</p> 5 financial things to do as harvest gears up http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/5-financial-things-do-harvest-gears <div class="node-body gallery-body">As the 2015 harvest season nears, producers should have a clearer view of their cash flow, remaining expenses and predicted yields, or their monetary and production situation. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/5-financial-things-do-harvest-gears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/5-financial-things-do-harvest-gears#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:11:00 +0000 115571 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Cycling through the downside of a farm economy http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/cycling-through-downside-farm-economy <div class="node-body blog-body">People in the ag industry hope the bloody-nose-feeling the sector feels now at least means it has hit the dirty floor of the down cycle.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/cycling-through-downside-farm-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/cycling-through-downside-farm-economy#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Blog Cotton Marketing and Promotion Soybean Farm Press Blog Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:01:00 +0000 115561 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Farm profitability: USDA report paints less-than-rosy picture for 2015 http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/farm-profitability-usda-report-paints-less-rosy-picture-2015 <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Net farm income is forecast to be $58.3 billion in 2015, down 36 percent from 2014’s estimate of $91.1 billion. The 2015 forecast for net farm income would be the lowest since 2006.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/farm-profitability-usda-report-paints-less-rosy-picture-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/farm-profitability-usda-report-paints-less-rosy-picture-2015#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Buying/Purchasing USDA Tue, 25 Aug 2015 21:33:00 +0000 115551 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Crop receipts for 2015 are expected to decrease by $12.9 billion (6.2 percent) in 2015, led by a projected $7.1-billion decline in corn receipts, $3.4 billion in soybean receipts, and $1.6 billion in wheat receipts compared to 2014.</p> Market frustration? Know when the odds are in your favor http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/market-frustration-know-when-odds-are-your-favor <div class="field-byline"> Don Shurley, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A farmer can work all season long to make a good yield and control costs while making a good yield, but then lose profit potential due to pricing and marketing decisions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/market-frustration-know-when-odds-are-your-favor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/market-frustration-know-when-odds-are-your-favor#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Markets Peanuts Soybeans Cotton Inputs Marketing and Promotion Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:05:00 +0000 115521 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Somehow, farmers have to find a balance between price and risk and know when the odds are in your favor&mdash;pricing the crop or a portion of the crop when the odds of price going down are much greater than the odds of price going higher.</p> Grain sorghum bet paying off for Alabama farmers http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/grain-sorghum-bet-paying-alabama-farmers <div class="field-byline"> A.J. Watson, ALFA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Limestone County, Ala., farmer Stuart Sanderson said the combination of a wet planting season and high prices convinced him to plant his first-ever 800 acres of sorghum.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/grain-sorghum-bet-paying-alabama-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/grain-sorghum-bet-paying-alabama-farmers#comments Grains Soybeans Tobacco Grain Sorghum Fri, 21 Aug 2015 21:27:00 +0000 115501 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Tennessee farmers see near-record yields. But is it enough for profit? http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/tennessee-farmers-see-near-record-yields-it-enough-profit <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Above-average yields will be needed by farmers because prices have declined farther since the USDA crop report came out Aug. 12.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/tennessee-farmers-see-near-record-yields-it-enough-profit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/tennessee-farmers-see-near-record-yields-it-enough-profit#comments Cotton Grains Management Markets Soybeans Tobacco Corn Cotton Soybean Thu, 20 Aug 2015 15:46:00 +0000 115481 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>USDA Crop Production report released in conjunction with World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates indicates near-record Tennessee yields for corn and soybeans, and a record yield for cotton.</p> United Soybean Board