Grains http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en North Carolina wheat growers get tips on diseases, weed control http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/north-carolina-wheat-growers-get-tips-diseases-weed-control <div class="node-body article-body">Concern about scab and ryegrass in wheat led the agenda of the 2015 Coastal Plain Small Grain Field Day April 23 at Forbis Farms in Lumber Bridge, N.C.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/north-carolina-wheat-growers-get-tips-diseases-weed-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/north-carolina-wheat-growers-get-tips-diseases-weed-control#comments Grains Management Wheat Wed, 20 May 2015 19:35:00 +0000 113801 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Christina Cowger, small grains pathologist at North Carolina State University, says high relative humidity and moderate temperatures are conducive to scab.</p> Carbon is the currency of exchange for soil http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/carbon-currency-exchange-soil <div class="node-body article-body">When considering a cover crop, farmers need to understand the carbon cycle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/carbon-currency-exchange-soil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/carbon-currency-exchange-soil#comments Grains Management Markets Soybeans Organic Matter Wed, 20 May 2015 19:20:00 +0000 113791 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <div><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">Jay Fuhrer, a nationally known expert on soil health, says soil needs a diversity of cover crops to remain healthy.</span></div> Plant growth regulators have a place in North Carolina wheat http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/plant-growth-regulators-have-place-north-carolina-wheat <div class="node-body article-body">Plant growth regulators weren’t needed in North Carolina wheat this year due to the very cold winter, but there are times when they have a place in wheat production, according to Ron Heiniger, Extension cropping system specialist at North Carolina State University.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/plant-growth-regulators-have-place-north-carolina-wheat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/plant-growth-regulators-have-place-north-carolina-wheat#comments Grains Management Wheat Mon, 18 May 2015 19:47:00 +0000 113811 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Ron Heiniger, Extension cropping system specialist at North Carolina State University, says wheat growers need to think about plant growth regulators when they are thinking about their fertility program.</p> John Michael Parimuha turns to technology to build yields, cut costs http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/john-michael-parimuha-turns-technology-build-yields-cut-costs <div class="node-body article-body">​John Michael Parimuha knows that unlocking profits will take everything he’s got this year. He turns to the latest farm and crop technology to both manage costs and build yields.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/john-michael-parimuha-turns-technology-build-yields-cut-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/john-michael-parimuha-turns-technology-build-yields-cut-costs#comments Cotton Grains Management Soybeans Crops Wed, 13 May 2015 18:57:00 +0000 113781 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">Clarendon County, S.C. farmer John Michael&nbsp;Parimuha&nbsp;is looking for ways to cut costs in ways that won&rsquo;t impact yield this year.</p> What to do for pigweed if pre-emergence herbicide not activated http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/what-do-pigweed-if-pre-emergence-herbicide-not-activated <div class="field-byline"> Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Reports of Palmer amaranth already one to two inches tall with emerging crops appears to be common. How to proceed from here on weed management depends upon the crop as well as the herbicide tolerant trait in the crop.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/what-do-pigweed-if-pre-emergence-herbicide-not-activated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/what-do-pigweed-if-pre-emergence-herbicide-not-activated#comments Cotton Grains Soybeans Soybean Weeds Tue, 12 May 2015 17:05:00 +0000 113941 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Scab, Italian Ryegrass top concerns at North Carolina Wheat Field Day http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/scab-italian-ryegrass-top-concerns-north-carolina-wheat-field-day <div class="node-body gallery-body">Concern about scab and ryegrass in wheat led the agenda of the 2015 Coastal Plain Small Grain Field Day April 23 at Forbis Farms in Lumber Bridge, N.C. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/scab-italian-ryegrass-top-concerns-north-carolina-wheat-field-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/scab-italian-ryegrass-top-concerns-north-carolina-wheat-field-day#comments Grains Management Thu, 07 May 2015 20:01:00 +0000 113831 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Farmer attendance was less than expected for the 2015 Coastal Plain Small Grain Field Day held April 23 at Forbis Farms in Lumber Bridge, N.C.&nbsp;because picture perfect weather allowed farmers to return to the field after a number of days of rain. Organizers were still pleased with the turnout.</p> Clemson prepares for sugarcane aphids http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/clemson-prepares-sugarcane-aphids <div class="field-byline"> Scott Miller, Clemson University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sugarcane aphids were spotted in South Carolina for the first time in October, and Clemson University entomologists are preparing for their return this growing season.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/clemson-prepares-sugarcane-aphids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/clemson-prepares-sugarcane-aphids#comments Grains Management Grain Sorghum Mon, 04 May 2015 21:58:00 +0000 113821 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Sugarcane aphids colonize a grain sorghum leaf in a South Carolina field.</p> Clemson University Saying good-bye to good help http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/saying-good-bye-good-help <div class="node-body blog-body">A farmer earlier this year had a question: If he cut back on farming the same amount of rented land he had in previous seasons, would he have enough work to keep all his farm crew this season?</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/saying-good-bye-good-help" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/saying-good-bye-good-help#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Human Resources Farm Press Blog Fri, 01 May 2015 21:21:00 +0000 113761 at http://southeastfarmpress.com North Carolina Piedmont wheat farmers deal with freeze damage http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/north-carolina-piedmont-wheat-farmers-deal-freeze-damage <div class="node-body article-body">North Carolina’s Central Piedmont region was hit with temperatures of 20 degrees on March 29 which dealt a blow to the area’s wheat crop.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/north-carolina-piedmont-wheat-farmers-deal-freeze-damage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/north-carolina-piedmont-wheat-farmers-deal-freeze-damage#comments Grains Management Wheat Wed, 29 Apr 2015 20:03:00 +0000 113641 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px;">Showing Italian&nbsp;ryegrasss&nbsp;he picked from a test plot at the Piedmont Research Station, North Carolina State University graduate student Zach Taylor explains research he is conducting to control the weed as Wes&nbsp;Everman, Extension weed specialist at N.C. State looks on.</p> Chemical, fertilization through pivot system and rate example http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/chemical-fertilization-through-pivot-system-and-rate-example <div class="field-byline"> Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One of the most daunting tasks in using a center pivot for chemigation or fertigation is calculating the injection rate of the fertilizer or chemical.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/chemical-fertilization-through-pivot-system-and-rate-example" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/chemical-fertilization-through-pivot-system-and-rate-example#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Irrigation Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:11:00 +0000 113741 at http://southeastfarmpress.com