Grains http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en 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> Brown marmorated stink bug is one to watch on corn this year http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/brown-marmorated-stink-bug-one-watch-corn-year <div class="node-body article-body">“We’ve seen corn damaged by various species of stink bug in the southern part of the state, but last year we started to see more stink bug damage on corn in north Alabama."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/brown-marmorated-stink-bug-one-watch-corn-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/brown-marmorated-stink-bug-one-watch-corn-year#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Corn Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:31:00 +0000 111011 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>THE BROWN MARMORATED stink bug was seen at economic levels in Alabama the past year, and growers are advised to be on the lookout for it again in 2015.&nbsp;</p> Did 2014 crop season leave bills unpaid? http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/did-2014-crop-season-leave-bills-unpaid <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As farmers plan their production program for 2015, they will need to look closely at costs. To date, about the only expense item that we can pencil in lower is fuel related. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/did-2014-crop-season-leave-bills-unpaid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/did-2014-crop-season-leave-bills-unpaid#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Management Markets Soybeans Grains Inputs Management Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:59:00 +0000 111481 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>FARMERS will need to question and justify the expenses put out on this upcoming crop. Many cannot afford another big yield year where expenses and all costs exceed revenues.</p> Photo by National Corn Growers Association Southeast 2014 crop production numbers released http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/southeast-2014-crop-production-numbers-released <div class="node-body article-body">Southeast row crop production was a mixed bag in 2014. Some record average yields were hit in some states, while total 2014 production dropped for some crops in some states.</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/management/southeast-2014-crop-production-numbers-released" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/southeast-2014-crop-production-numbers-released#comments Cotton Government Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Crops Marketing and Promotion Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:40:00 +0000 111471 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Photo by National Corn Growers Association Tailgate Talk: General thoughts about 2,4-D and dicamba-resistant crops http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/tailgate-talk-general-thoughts-about-24-d-and-dicamba-resistant-crops <div class="field-byline"> Eric P. Prostko, University of Georgia Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The hot weed science topic this winter will most likely be the launch (???) of 2,4-D and dicamba-resistant crops. As with any new technology, there will some bumps, bruises and a new learning curve. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/tailgate-talk-general-thoughts-about-24-d-and-dicamba-resistant-crops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/tailgate-talk-general-thoughts-about-24-d-and-dicamba-resistant-crops#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Herbicide-tolerant crops Soybean Thu, 08 Jan 2015 13:48:00 +0000 111421 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>When it comes to new auxin herbicides, small and fine droplets are out while large and coarse (very, extremely, ultra) droplets are in!! &nbsp;Throw your old flat fan or hollow cone tips in the trash.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> United Soybean Board