Grains http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en Kentucky water management group tackles agricultural drought http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/kentucky-water-management-group-tackles-agricultural-drought <div class="field-byline"> Kentucky Farm Bureau </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Only a small percentage of Kentucky’s cropland is irrigated, and less than 10 percent of Kentucky’s public water supply is utilized for agricultural purposes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/kentucky-water-management-group-tackles-agricultural-drought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/kentucky-water-management-group-tackles-agricultural-drought#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Irrigation Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:58:00 +0000 111831 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Can herbicides stress high-yield corn? http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/can-herbicides-stress-high-yield-corn <div class="field-byline"> Eric P. Prostko, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Corn growers, finish over-the-top weed control programs before the V5 stage of growth, particularly in high-input, high-yield situations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/can-herbicides-stress-high-yield-corn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/can-herbicides-stress-high-yield-corn#comments Grains Management Corn Herbicides Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:00:00 +0000 111811 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>HERBICIDES applied in a high-input environment <u>do not </u>cause plant-stress-associated yield losses if applied at the appropriate time.&nbsp;</p> Tennessee farmers saw high yields in 2014, but what about profits? http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/tennessee-farmers-saw-high-yields-2014-what-about-profits <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tight returns from 2014 puts the 2015 crop in the crosshairs as a crop year that cannot have any miscues and one where build up capital reserves may need to be tapped to make it through the year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/tennessee-farmers-saw-high-yields-2014-what-about-profits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/tennessee-farmers-saw-high-yields-2014-what-about-profits#comments Cotton Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Soybeans Tobacco Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:36:00 +0000 111781 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>THOUGH TENNESSEE FARMERS saw outstanding yields -- particularly with grain crops -- in 2014, returns on their investments were tight, and 2015 will likely be even tighter.</p> Single-crop sorghum hybrids vs. double cropping in the Mid-Atlantic http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/single-crop-sorghum-hybrids-vs-double-cropping-mid-atlantic <div class="field-byline"> Maria Balota, Virginia Tech </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Based on Official Variety Trial testing in South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia and Maryland in 2013 and 2014, it seems that a good hybrid selection exists for growing sorghum as a single crop per season but not for planting after wheat as a double crop. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/single-crop-sorghum-hybrids-vs-double-cropping-mid-atlantic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/single-crop-sorghum-hybrids-vs-double-cropping-mid-atlantic#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:35:00 +0000 111741 at http://southeastfarmpress.com El Niño appears in place for winter months http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/el-ni-o-appears-place-winter-months <div class="node-body article-body">“When you have an El Niño in place, corn yields generally are down from 10 to 35 percent over the entire Southeast."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/el-ni-o-appears-place-winter-months" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/el-ni-o-appears-place-winter-months#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops El Nino Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:51:00 +0000 111291 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>ALL SIGNS POINT to an El Ni&ntilde;o weather pattern settling in through the winter months in the Southeast, according to David Zierden, state climatologist for Florida, who spoke at the recent Alabama Corn and Wheat Short Course held in Auburn.&nbsp;</p> Corn growers say now is worst time to alter Renewable Fuel Standard http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/corn-growers-say-now-worst-time-alter-renewable-fuel-standard <div class="node-body article-body">In reference to an attempt in the Senate to attach an anti-ethanol amendment to the Keystone XL legislation, NCGA pointed out the many benefits of ethanol and the reason why it’s an important part of our fuel supply.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/corn-growers-say-now-worst-time-alter-renewable-fuel-standard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/corn-growers-say-now-worst-time-alter-renewable-fuel-standard#comments Government Grains Grains Regulations Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:19:00 +0000 111661 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>National Corn Growers Association President Chip Bowling.</p> 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> East Tennessee Grain and Soybean Conference Jan. 22 in Knoxville http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/east-tennessee-grain-and-soybean-conference-jan-22-knoxville <div class="node-body article-body">The East Tennessee Grain and Soybean Conference, sponsored by the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, will focus on improving production in East Tennessee. Topics for the program will include managing your crops from the ground up -- disease, insect and weed control.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/east-tennessee-grain-and-soybean-conference-jan-22-knoxville" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/east-tennessee-grain-and-soybean-conference-jan-22-knoxville#comments Grains Soybeans Grains Soybean Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:05:00 +0000 111591 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The East Tennessee Grain and Soybean Conference, sponsored by the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, will focus on improving production in East Tennessee.</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>