Grains http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en Light, water and nitrogen critical for achieving 300-bushel corn http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/light-water-and-nitrogen-critical-achieving-300-bushel-corn <div class="field-byline"> John Hart </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers who want to produce 300-bushel corn could learn something from cyclist Lance Armstrong, says North Carolina State University Extension Corn Specialist Ron Heiniger.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/light-water-and-nitrogen-critical-achieving-300-bushel-corn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/light-water-and-nitrogen-critical-achieving-300-bushel-corn#comments Grains Management Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:11:00 +0000 108491 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>NORTH CAROLINA EXTENSION corn specialist Ron Heiniger says considering 300-bushel-per-acre corn is a useful exercise because it encourages farmers to think about how they may do things differently to produce more corn.</p> Farmers with unpriced crops will face tight-to-negative profit margins http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/farmers-unpriced-crops-will-face-tight-negative-profit-margins <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Breakeven yields at current prices look achievable for soybeans and double crop soybeans. Some producers may be able to make the breakeven yield needed for corn and cotton but on the average they will be difficult to achieve. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/farmers-unpriced-crops-will-face-tight-negative-profit-margins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/farmers-unpriced-crops-will-face-tight-negative-profit-margins#comments Cotton Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Soybeans Corn Cotton Finance Marketing and Promotion Soybean Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:29:00 +0000 108601 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>CORN HARVEST underway in south Georgia. Producers may see breakeven yields, but it&rsquo;ll be tough with harvest prices where they are now.</p> Moving grain to the West Coast tops $3 a bushel, a new record http://southeastfarmpress.com/moving-grain-west-coast-tops-3-bushel-new-record <div class="node-body link-body">While some backlogs may be cleared in September on the northern Plains, others could persist, creating a crunch exacerbated by projections for big corn and soybean crops. Mother Nature isn't doing farmers any favors, either, with rains delaying spring wheat harvest in North Dakota, increasing potential for a collision with fall crops.</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/10965304103_b685c9d76c_k.jpg?1408390301" /> </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/moving-grain-west-coast-tops-3-bushel-new-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Grains Markets Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:18:00 +0000 108511 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Photo courtesy United Soybean Board Virginia announces winners of 2014 Wheat & Barley Yield Contests http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/virginia-announces-winners-2014-wheat-barley-yield-contests <div class="field-byline"> Virginia Grain Producers Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Virginia Grain Producers Association (VGPA) is proud to announce the winners of the Statewide 2014 Virginia Wheat, Hard, Wheat and Barley Yield Contest Winners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/virginia-announces-winners-2014-wheat-barley-yield-contests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/virginia-announces-winners-2014-wheat-barley-yield-contests#comments Grains Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:47:00 +0000 108391 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The top-ranked growers will be given cash prizes donated by the providers of their winning seed, and will be fully recognized with a plaque presented by one of our industry leaders at the Virginia Grains and Soybean Annual Conference in February.</p> Virginia Grain Producers Association NCGA making sure demand keeps up with record corn supply http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/ncga-making-sure-demand-keeps-record-corn-supply <div class="field-byline"> National Corn Growers Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the U.S. Department of Agriculture Tuesday estimating a record corn supply of 15.2 billion bushels this coming year, the National Corn Growers Association is keeping a close eye on prices and pushing back against efforts that will reduce demand for the bountiful supply.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/ncga-making-sure-demand-keeps-record-corn-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/ncga-making-sure-demand-keeps-record-corn-supply#comments Grains Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:52:00 +0000 108371 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>In its crop production and supply-and-demand reports released Tuesday, USDA estimated a record average national corn yield of 167.4 bushels per acre. Factoring in 83.8 million acres expected to be harvested brings the 2014 crop at 14.0 billion bushels and the overall supply at 15.2 billion bushels.</p> Stop pigweed flush at corn harvest http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/stop-pigweed-flush-corn-harvest <div class="field-byline"> Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Though no one wants to spend more money with corn commodity price so low, it will pay off next spring to have less Palmer amaranth to control in soybean or cotton. With the rain the first week of August, any thin corn stand areas will likely have a heavy flush of Palmer amaranth. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/stop-pigweed-flush-corn-harvest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/stop-pigweed-flush-corn-harvest#comments Grains Management Corn Resistant Weeds Tillage Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:06:00 +0000 108351 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Larry Steckel,UT Extension Southern corn rust early, surprisingly harsh in Georgia http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/southern-corn-rust-early-surprisingly-harsh-georgia <div class="field-byline"> Clint Thompson, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If southern corn rust is not spotted or treated quickly, it can have a devastating impact on corn production in the Southeast.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/southern-corn-rust-early-surprisingly-harsh-georgia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/southern-corn-rust-early-surprisingly-harsh-georgia#comments Grains Management Corn Fungicides Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:03:00 +0000 108331 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>SOUTHERN CORN RUST came early and spread fast in Georgia this year, says Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia Extension plant pathologist.</p> Clint Thompson/University of Georgia USDA moves closer to deregulating Enlist corn, soybeans http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/usda-moves-closer-deregulating-enlist-corn-soybeans <div class="node-body article-body">The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service issued Aug. 6 a final environmental impact statement on Dow’s Enlist corn and soybean, stating the technology poses no plant pest risk to agricultural crops or other plants in the United States.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/usda-moves-closer-deregulating-enlist-corn-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/usda-moves-closer-deregulating-enlist-corn-soybeans#comments Government Grains Miscellaneous Soybeans Herbicide-tolerant crops Thu, 07 Aug 2014 16:08:00 +0000 108281 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Southern rust confirmed in Virginia corn http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/southern-rust-confirmed-virginia-corn <div class="node-body article-body">Southern rust was confirmed Aug. 3 on corn samples from Chesapeake and Suffolk in Virginia, according to Hillary Mehl, assistant professor of plant pathology at the Virginia Tech Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Sufolk.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/southern-rust-confirmed-virginia-corn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/southern-rust-confirmed-virginia-corn#comments Grains Management Corn Thu, 07 Aug 2014 01:46:00 +0000 108271 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Southern rust was confirmed Aug. 3 on corn samples from Chesapeake and Suffolk in Virginia.</p> Virginia Tech Preliminary Base Acreage and Payment Yields Decision Calculator available http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/preliminary-base-acreage-and-payment-yields-decision-calculator-available <div class="field-byline"> Georgia Peanut Commission </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At the Southern Peanut Growers Conference in Panama City, Florida, the National Center for Peanut Competitiveness officially launched the "Preliminary Base Acreage and Payment Yields Decision Calculator." </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/preliminary-base-acreage-and-payment-yields-decision-calculator-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/preliminary-base-acreage-and-payment-yields-decision-calculator-available#comments Cotton Government Grains Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Management National Peanut Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:17:00 +0000 108241 at http://southeastfarmpress.com