Grains http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en Sorghum: ‘Hidden gem’ for North Carolina grain producers http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/sorghum-hidden-gem-north-carolina-grain-producers <div class="node-body article-body">Ron Heiniger calls grain sorghum a “hidden gem” this year as North Carolina grain producers work to step up production to meet the demands of the state’s livestock industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/sorghum-hidden-gem-north-carolina-grain-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/sorghum-hidden-gem-north-carolina-grain-producers#comments Grains Management Markets Soybeans Grain Sorghum Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:40:00 +0000 112351 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">Ron Heiniger, cropping systems specialist at North Carolina State University, said achieving 100 bushel per acre yields in grain sorghum in North Carolina is &ldquo;doable and possible and something we need to consider as we consider our marketing strategy for 2015.&rdquo;</span></p> New crop “carinata” holds promise for Southeast http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/new-crop-carinata-holds-promise-southeast <div class="node-body article-body">“For the past three years, we have evaluated various strategies that allow incorporation of carinata into prevalent cropping systems with minimal modification to existing infrastructure. In the fall of 2014, about 3,000 acres were contracted among 25 farmers.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/new-crop-carinata-holds-promise-southeast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/new-crop-carinata-holds-promise-southeast#comments Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Energy Crop Sun, 01 Mar 2015 22:09:00 +0000 112291 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>A FIELD OF carinata is harvested in north Florida. The promising oilseed has potential as a winter crop in the Southeast, according to researchers.&nbsp;</p> March 31 new deadline for farm bill base, yield update and ARC, PLC programs http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/march-31-new-deadline-farm-bill-base-yield-update-and-arc-plc-programs <div class="node-body article-body">A one-time extension will be provided to producers for the new safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/march-31-new-deadline-farm-bill-base-yield-update-and-arc-plc-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/march-31-new-deadline-farm-bill-base-yield-update-and-arc-plc-programs#comments Cotton Government Grains Markets Peanuts Soybeans Legislation Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:55:00 +0000 112611 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Farmers get some breathing room on base, yield decisions http://southeastfarmpress.com/farmers-get-some-breathing-room-base-yield-decisions <div class="node-body link-body">Farmers who wish to reallocate base acres and update yields can contact their county Farm Service Agency office and make an appointment to do so later if they cannot complete the paperwork by Friday’s national deadline.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://southeastfarmpress.com/site-files/southeastfarmpress.com/files/FlaPeanutPlanting3.JPG?1424806715" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/farmers-get-some-breathing-room-base-yield-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Grains Peanuts Soybeans Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:35:00 +0000 112541 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Assessing weed control programs for corn production http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/assessing-weed-control-programs-corn-production <div class="node-body article-body">“We have glyphosate resistance as well as resistance to Liberty or glufosinate. That gives us another option from which to choose if we need to depending on the weed species that is present.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/assessing-weed-control-programs-corn-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/assessing-weed-control-programs-corn-production#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Corn Tue, 24 Feb 2015 01:35:00 +0000 111951 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>CORN PRODUCERS IN the Southeast have several options for controlling weeds, and more are on the way.&nbsp;</p> Failure to start clean a big problem in corn weed control http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/failure-start-clean-big-problem-corn-weed-control <div class="node-body article-body">It’s imperative that corn producers start with clean fields, whether they’re dealing with pigweed or other species. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/failure-start-clean-big-problem-corn-weed-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/failure-start-clean-big-problem-corn-weed-control#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Corn Fri, 20 Feb 2015 01:21:00 +0000 111941 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>STARTING OFF CLEAN is the most important consideration in corn weed control, says University of Georgia Extension weed specialist Eric Prostko.&nbsp;</p> North Carolina must develop ports to expand ag trade http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/north-carolina-must-develop-ports-expand-ag-trade <div class="node-body article-body">North Carolina is well situated to take advantage of growing trade in agriculture, but the state must develop its ports if it wants to become a major exporter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/north-carolina-must-develop-ports-expand-ag-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/north-carolina-must-develop-ports-expand-ag-trade#comments Cotton Grains Markets Soybeans Import and Export Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:27:00 +0000 112111 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>On hand for the annual meeting of the Blackland Farm Managers Association Jan. 29 were Nick Piggott, NC State University Extension economist; Andrea Gibbs, Extension agent for Hyde County; and Hyde County farmer Dawson Pugh, president of the Blackland Farm Managers Association.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Alabama announces strategic plan to bolster ag and forestry sectors http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/alabama-announces-strategic-plan-bolster-ag-and-forestry-sectors <div class="node-body article-body">Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries John McMillan announced the “Strategic Plan to Grow Alabama’s Agriculture, Agribusiness, Forestry and Forest Products Industries” to Gov. Robert Bentley Feb. 10 at the State Farmers Market in Montgomery.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/alabama-announces-strategic-plan-bolster-ag-and-forestry-sectors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/alabama-announces-strategic-plan-bolster-ag-and-forestry-sectors#comments Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Marketing and Promotion State Departments of Agriculture Thu, 12 Feb 2015 14:42:00 +0000 112211 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Soybean Board Breaking through the wheat yield barrier http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/breaking-through-wheat-yield-barrier <div class="node-body article-body">One of the latest trends in row-crop production appears to be that of breaking yield barriers &ndash; 100-bushel soybeans, 500-bushel corn, 8,000-pound peanuts, and the list goes on. So where does wheat fit into all of this? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/breaking-through-wheat-yield-barrier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/breaking-through-wheat-yield-barrier#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Mon, 09 Feb 2015 20:14:00 +0000 111701 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>THE WORLD record wheat yield was 229 bushels per acre, recorded in New Zealand.</p> Profitable sorghum gets North Carolina farmers’ attention http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/profitable-sorghum-gets-north-carolina-farmers-attention <div class="field-byline"> Dee Shore, NC State </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Murphy Brown and other agricultural companies in North Carolina several years ago began contracting with NC growers to buy sorghum at attractive prices to cut down the grain deficit for the state's thriving livestock industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/profitable-sorghum-gets-north-carolina-farmers-attention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/profitable-sorghum-gets-north-carolina-farmers-attention#comments Grains Management Markets Grain Sorghum Mon, 09 Feb 2015 15:15:00 +0000 112101 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>NORTH CAROLINA farmers are planting some 500,000 acres more in feed grains than they did in 2010, due in part to the North Carolina Feed Grain Initiative.</p>