Grains http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en The corn plant will tell you when it needs nitrogen and other nutrients http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/corn-plant-will-tell-you-when-it-needs-nitrogen-and-other-nutrients <div class="node-body article-body">The ratio that is ideal in a corn plant for nitrogen to phosphorus is 5:1 for higher yield levels, says Vyn. For nitrogen to potassium, it’s essentially 1:1.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/corn-plant-will-tell-you-when-it-needs-nitrogen-and-other-nutrients" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/corn-plant-will-tell-you-when-it-needs-nitrogen-and-other-nutrients#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Corn Grain Sorghum Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:03:00 +0000 113491 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>MANY CORN hybrids today are responsive to a late-split nitrogen application, says Tony Vyn, University of Purdue agronomy professor.&nbsp;</p> Time of day matters with Gramoxone burndown http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/time-day-matters-gramoxone-burndown <div class="field-byline"> Garret Montgomery, UTcrop News Blog </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Time of day can has a big effect on the performance of herbicides like Gramoxone and Liberty.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/time-day-matters-gramoxone-burndown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/time-day-matters-gramoxone-burndown#comments Grains Management Corn Weeds Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:21:00 +0000 113681 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Options to keep in mind as corn planting lags, especially in the Southeast http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/options-keep-mind-corn-planting-lags-especially-southeast <div class="node-body article-body">Corn planting progress in Tennessee remains the furthest behind the average with 37 points fewer acres planted than average. Progress in Kentucky and Missouri also lags more than 20 point behind the five-year average at this point.</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/grains/options-keep-mind-corn-planting-lags-especially-southeast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/options-keep-mind-corn-planting-lags-especially-southeast#comments Grains Management Markets Corn Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:12:00 +0000 113601 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>&ldquo;Planting continues to progress slowly due to wet, cool conditions this year,&rdquo; said <a href="http://www.ncga.com/news-and-resources/news-stories/article/2015/04/another-slow-wet-planting-season-in-2015-for-american-corn-farmers" target="_blank">National Corn Growers Association President</a> Chip Bowling.</p> Heavy rain, high winds lodge corn and stop planters http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/heavy-rain-high-winds-lodge-corn-and-stop-planters <div class="node-body gallery-body">Skies cleared Tuesday morning but not before more than 6 inches, and in some places 8 inches of rain fell across the Deep South in the last seven to 10 days, beating up corn and delaying peanut planting and general field work by several weeks. Here’s what it looked like.</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/heavy-rain-high-winds-lodge-corn-and-stop-planters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/heavy-rain-high-winds-lodge-corn-and-stop-planters#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Markets Peanuts Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:06:00 +0000 113591 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Southern sorghum: Sugarcane aphids make strong first impression http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/southern-sorghum-sugarcane-aphids-make-strong-first-impression <div class="node-body article-body">“If you start seeing more than 100 aphids per leaf, you begin seeing some pretty drastic reductions in yield, up to 60 percent.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/southern-sorghum-sugarcane-aphids-make-strong-first-impression" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/southern-sorghum-sugarcane-aphids-make-strong-first-impression#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Foliar insects Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:34:00 +0000 113481 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>SUGARCANE APHIDS MADE a strong impression on Southern grain sorghum producers in 2014, and it&rsquo;s expected to be a problem again this year.&nbsp;</p> Georgia corn farmers urged to pay attention to fast-growing crop http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/georgia-corn-farmers-urged-pay-attention-fast-growing-crop <div class="field-byline"> Dewey Lee, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Georgia's corn crop is growing faster than in previous years. Farmers need to pay much closer attention to their crop this year in order to be timely with inputs, particularly, nitrogen applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/georgia-corn-farmers-urged-pay-attention-fast-growing-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/georgia-corn-farmers-urged-pay-attention-fast-growing-crop#comments Grains Management Corn Field Crops Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:23:00 +0000 113541 at http://southeastfarmpress.com How El Niño typically affects Southeastern agriculture http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/how-el-ni-o-typically-affects-southeastern-agriculture <div class="field-byline"> Pam Knox, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The rainy conditions we’ve been having (in April) can be attributed in part to the El Niño, which is currently underway in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and is expected to continue for the next few months. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/how-el-ni-o-typically-affects-southeastern-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/how-el-ni-o-typically-affects-southeastern-agriculture#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Vegetables El Nino Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:58:00 +0000 113521 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Adjusting nutrient management to suit modern corn hybrids http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/adjusting-nutrient-management-suit-modern-corn-hybrids <div class="node-body article-body">“The older corn hybrids are taking up less nitrogen, but the biggest difference is that they do not continue to take up nitrogen for as long a period in their growth cycle."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/adjusting-nutrient-management-suit-modern-corn-hybrids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/adjusting-nutrient-management-suit-modern-corn-hybrids#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Corn Wed, 15 Apr 2015 19:40:00 +0000 113191 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Cousins finding their places on the farm http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cousins-finding-their-places-farm <div class="node-body article-body">Matt Dicks and Jason Dicks are armed with wry humor and good-natured jabs but the young Florida men are serious about making farming a career.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cousins-finding-their-places-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cousins-finding-their-places-farm#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Management Peanuts Tobacco Cotton Peanut Tobacco Tue, 14 Apr 2015 19:55:00 +0000 113411 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Jason Dicks, left, and cousin Matt Dicks grew up in Columbia County, Fla. The young men are looking for ways to keep farming in the area by adding row crop production to what has historically been tobacco and cattle country.</p> Why we plant so much Bt corn in North Carolina http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/why-we-plant-so-much-bt-corn-north-carolina <div class="field-byline"> Dominic Reisig, NC State University Entomologist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bt provides growers insurance against unpredictable losses. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/why-we-plant-so-much-bt-corn-north-carolina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/why-we-plant-so-much-bt-corn-north-carolina#comments Grains Management Corn Foliar insects Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:04:00 +0000 113401 at http://southeastfarmpress.com