Grains http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en EPA exemptions granted in Southeast for white sugarcane aphid control http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/epa-exemptions-granted-southeast-white-sugarcane-aphid-control <div class="node-body article-body">“Unfortunately, we have been seeing area crops decline rapidly with the poor white sugarcane aphid (WSA) control offered by alternative control methods."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/epa-exemptions-granted-southeast-white-sugarcane-aphid-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/epa-exemptions-granted-southeast-white-sugarcane-aphid-control#comments Grains Livestock Management Grain Sorghum Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:13:00 +0000 109511 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>SHOWN IS A sorghum field in Florida that was devastated by the white sugarcane aphid.&nbsp;</p> Irrigation is next frontier in precision agriculture http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/irrigation-next-frontier-precision-agriculture <div class="node-body article-body">With many of the original precision ag technologies now approaching maturity, irrigation is the next big challenge.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/irrigation-next-frontier-precision-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/irrigation-next-frontier-precision-agriculture#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Center Pivot Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:02:00 +0000 109051 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>VARIABLE RATE IRRIGATION is seen as the next big challenge in precision agriculture applications.&nbsp;</p> Kentucky farmer looks at controlled drainage to improve corn fields, yields http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/kentucky-farmer-looks-controlled-drainage-improve-corn-fields-yields <div class="node-body article-body">Controlled drainage structures are like putting a stopper into the drainage tile. The water percolates up and stays in the soil profile so it would be available to the plants during drought conditions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/kentucky-farmer-looks-controlled-drainage-improve-corn-fields-yields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/kentucky-farmer-looks-controlled-drainage-improve-corn-fields-yields#comments Grains Management Soil Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:21:00 +0000 109471 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY research looks at the effectiveness of controlled drainage structures on Muhlenberg County farmer Danny Miller&#39;s farm.</p> ARC, PLC coverage ready for farmers http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/arc-plc-coverage-ready-farmers <div class="node-body article-body">After allotting base, farmers can now choose between options offered through Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs, the main risk management programs of the 2014 Farm Bill commodity farm safety net. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/arc-plc-coverage-ready-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/arc-plc-coverage-ready-farmers#comments Government Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Cereal Grains National Oil Seeds USDA Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:04:00 +0000 109391 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>FARMERS NOW can sign up for Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs through their local Farm Service Agency.</p> A few more things to think about at harvest time http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/few-more-things-think-about-harvest-time <div class="node-body blog-body">Don't forget about looming USDA deadlines in the midst of harvest.</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/few-more-things-think-about-harvest-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/few-more-things-think-about-harvest-time#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:54:00 +0000 109041 at http://southeastfarmpress.com USDA deregulates Dow’s Enlist corn, soybean traits http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-deregulates-dow-s-enlist-corn-soybean-traits <div class="node-body article-body">With the USDA action, the ball now goes to the Environmental Protection Agency for registration of Enlist Duo herbicide, the companion herbicide to the Enlist traits. Approval for Enlist Duo is expected in the near future.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-deregulates-dow-s-enlist-corn-soybean-traits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-deregulates-dow-s-enlist-corn-soybean-traits#comments Government Grains Management Soybeans Corn Herbicide-tolerant crops Soybean Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:45:00 +0000 109271 at http://southeastfarmpress.com White sugarcane aphids spread to Alabama grain sorghum http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/white-sugarcane-aphids-spread-alabama-grain-sorghum <div class="node-body article-body">White sugarcane aphids have been found anywhere from about Birmingham south, and there’s no question they’re spreading throughout the remainder of Alabama.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/white-sugarcane-aphids-spread-alabama-grain-sorghum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/white-sugarcane-aphids-spread-alabama-grain-sorghum#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Grain Sorghum Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:45:00 +0000 108731 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>WHITE SUGARCANE APHIDS have spread to grain sorghum in Alabama, where their numbers have exploded this year.&nbsp;</p> Mycotoxins a concern for North Carolina corn farmers http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/mycotoxins-concern-north-carolina-corn-farmers <div class="field-byline"> John Hart </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The issue of mycotoxins in corn isn’t one of the most pleasant conversational topics for corn farmers, but North Carolina Extension Corn Specialist Ron Heiniger stresses that mycotoxins are a major concern in North Carolina that needs to be addressed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/mycotoxins-concern-north-carolina-corn-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/mycotoxins-concern-north-carolina-corn-farmers#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:22:00 +0000 108861 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>DURING A CORN AFLATOXIN control field day held at the Fountain Farm of North Carolina&rsquo;s Upper Coastal Plain Research Station in Rocky Mount on Aug. 14, North Carolina Extension Corn Specialist Dr. Ron Heiniger explains the challenges North Carolina farmers face with mycotoxins while Kameron Keopp, a student at Texas A&amp;M University Kingsville, helps out. Keopp and other students did an internship with Heiniger this summer on the aflatoxin project.</p> Steer clear: Overhead power lines kill http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/steer-clear-overhead-power-lines-kill <div class="field-byline"> Kyla Kruse, University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Power lines can pose a major hazard for farmers. Typically, power lines over streets and rural areas have a minimal clearance of 18 feet and 12.5 feet over residential private property.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/steer-clear-overhead-power-lines-kill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/steer-clear-overhead-power-lines-kill#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Practices and Systems Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:32:00 +0000 109101 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>IF CONTACT is made with a power line, remember, it is almost always safest to stay on the equipment.</p> United Soybean Board Why you should check FSA on your acreage history for base reallocation http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/why-you-should-check-fsa-your-acreage-history-base-reallocation <div class="field-byline"> Nathan Smith and Don Shurley, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farm owners need to cross check with farm records that the planted and considered planted acreage recorded by FSA is correct. If any information appears to be incomplete or incorrect, contact your local FSA office before September 26. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/why-you-should-check-fsa-your-acreage-history-base-reallocation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/why-you-should-check-fsa-your-acreage-history-base-reallocation#comments Cotton Government Grains Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Legislation Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:10:00 +0000 109031 at http://southeastfarmpress.com