Grains http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en The first ‘best guess’ at Georgia crop acreage and prices for 2016 http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/first-best-guess-georgia-crop-acreage-and-prices-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Georgia's 2016 cotton acres could be higher and peanuts acres could be lower. But that depends. All other crop acreage might stay stable. And prices don’t promise to be anything you’d want to take home to meet mom and dad.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/first-best-guess-georgia-crop-acreage-and-prices-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/first-best-guess-georgia-crop-acreage-and-prices-2016#comments Cotton Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Corn Cotton Peanut Soybean Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:12:00 +0000 118361 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Foregoing any national or global crop failures in 2016, commodity prices, as farmers have heard too often by now, will not be pretty.</p> You can go broke just breaking even http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/you-can-go-broke-just-breaking-even <div class="field-byline"> Todd Davis, University of Kentucky Extension economist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The problem many U.S. farming operations face now is the ability to cash-flow the business for the next 18 to 24 months. The long-term concern is the overall debt-load of the farm business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/you-can-go-broke-just-breaking-even" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/you-can-go-broke-just-breaking-even#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Livestock Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Inputs Tue, 02 Feb 2016 19:41:00 +0000 118241 at http://southeastfarmpress.com New financial series to help your farm survive (maybe thrive) in 2016 http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/new-financial-series-help-your-farm-survive-maybe-thrive-2016 <div class="node-body blog-body">“Managing the Margins: 2016” is a Farm Press editorial series providing up-to-date strategies to manage the financial risks of farming in the Southeast.</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/new-financial-series-help-your-farm-survive-maybe-thrive-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/new-financial-series-help-your-farm-survive-maybe-thrive-2016#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Orchard Crops Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Finance Farm Press Blog Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:44:00 +0000 118051 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Top Southeast farm stories for week ending Feb. 5 http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/top-southeast-farm-stories-week-ending-feb-5 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Cotton industry is not giving up on cottonseed designation. USDA reinstated marketing certificates to redeem commodities from marketing loan program. You can go broke just breaking even these days. There’s a massive fire in Kentucky, a disaster waiting in North Carolina wheat, and other top stories from this week in Southeast farming news.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/top-southeast-farm-stories-week-ending-feb-5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/top-southeast-farm-stories-week-ending-feb-5#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Markets Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:25:00 +0000 118401 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Good brew: Hops conference set to promote growth in Virginia, Carolinas http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/good-brew-hops-conference-set-promote-growth-virginia-carolinas <div class="field-byline"> Dee Shore, North Carolina State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The success of the craft beer industry and interest in using locally grown ingredients has encouraged an adventuresome group of farmers in the South Atlantic region to try their hands at growing hops, but the climate here is challenging. An upcoming conference will bring experts from across the country to advise the young industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/good-brew-hops-conference-set-promote-growth-virginia-carolinas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/good-brew-hops-conference-set-promote-growth-virginia-carolinas#comments Grains Markets Miscellaneous Soybeans Conferences Mon, 01 Feb 2016 14:40:00 +0000 118101 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Jeanine Davis, North Carolina State University 'Disaster waiting to happen’ in North Carolina wheat http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/disaster-waiting-happen-north-carolina-wheat <div class="node-body article-body">Christina Cowger urges North Carolina wheat producers to be prepared for fusarium head blight or scab this year by monitoring their risks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/disaster-waiting-happen-north-carolina-wheat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/disaster-waiting-happen-north-carolina-wheat#comments Grains Wheat Mon, 01 Feb 2016 14:28:00 +0000 118091 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Christina Cowger, a researcher with USDA&#39;s &nbsp;Agricultural Research Service and also an associate professor in the Department of Plant Pathology at North Carolina State University&nbsp;, discusses scab control measures with Timmy Thomas, a Timberlake, N.C. farmer and first president of the North Carolina Small Grain Growers Association, during the North Carolina Commodities Conference in Durham.</p> Feral hogs: Hunters and farmers connect to get rid of a problem http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/feral-hogs-hunters-and-farmers-connect-get-rid-problem <div class="node-body article-body">Wild hogs can be a big problem for farmers and landowners. “Hunters Helping Farmers” is a Georgia program that connects hunters and farmers together with one goal: to get rid of the problem.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/feral-hogs-hunters-and-farmers-connect-get-rid-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/feral-hogs-hunters-and-farmers-connect-get-rid-problem#comments Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Crops Fri, 29 Jan 2016 00:56:00 +0000 118211 at http://southeastfarmpress.com USDA Consider hedging, options or futures as risk management tools in 2016 http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/consider-hedging-options-or-futures-risk-management-tools-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">South Carolina farmers are gearing up for a very challenging 2016, and they are encouraged to consider hedging, a marketing plan and closely examine balance sheets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/consider-hedging-options-or-futures-risk-management-tools-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/consider-hedging-options-or-futures-risk-management-tools-2016#comments Cotton Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Strategy Tue, 26 Jan 2016 16:54:00 +0000 118031 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>On hand for the SC AgriBiz and Farm Expo in Florence Jan. 13 were Harry DuRant, owner of Double D Farms in Clarendon County, and Nathan Smith, Clemson Extension economist.</p> Fragipan breakdown by ryegrass could lead to higher yields in Kentucky http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/fragipan-breakdown-ryegrass-could-lead-higher-yields-kentucky <div class="field-byline"> By Katie Pratt, University of Kentucky </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Promising results from several treatments appear to breakdown the fragipan, a cement-like layer common in many soils in Western and Central Kentucky.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/fragipan-breakdown-ryegrass-could-lead-higher-yields-kentucky" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/fragipan-breakdown-ryegrass-could-lead-higher-yields-kentucky#comments Grains Management Soybeans Soil Corn Soil Ecology Tue, 26 Jan 2016 15:48:00 +0000 118141 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Your farm’s financial future relies on honest answers now http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/your-farm-s-financial-future-relies-honest-answers-now <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Where am I? Where am I going? How do I get there? A good farm financial plan can also answer these questions and serve as a map to your farm finances. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/your-farm-s-financial-future-relies-honest-answers-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/your-farm-s-financial-future-relies-honest-answers-now#comments Cotton Grains Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Accounting System Books Wed, 20 Jan 2016 23:56:00 +0000 118041 at http://southeastfarmpress.com