Grains http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en 540-bushel corn? A specialist talks about it in North Carolina http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/540-bushel-corn-specialist-talks-about-it-north-carolina <div class="node-body article-body">Corn specialist talks about making potential 540 bushel per acre corn.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/540-bushel-corn-specialist-talks-about-it-north-carolina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/540-bushel-corn-specialist-talks-about-it-north-carolina#comments Grains Corn Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:05:00 +0000 121521 at http://southeastfarmpress.com McMichen’s subsurface irrigation boosted his row-crop yields http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/mcmichen-s-subsurface-irrigation-boosted-his-row-crop-yields <div class="field-byline"> Eddie McGriff, Alabama Cooperative Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alabama farmer Nick McMichen says water is the singular best investment on his farm, and he has seen a huge return from subsurface drip irrigation. </div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/mcmichen-s-subsurface-irrigation-boosted-his-row-crop-yields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/mcmichen-s-subsurface-irrigation-boosted-his-row-crop-yields#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Soybeans Irrigation Equipment Wed, 17 Aug 2016 17:48:00 +0000 121561 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Nick <span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="McMichens">McMichen and his father installed on their own subsurface drip irrigation.</span> &ldquo;I learned a lot the hard way. The second field&rsquo;s installation went much smoother than the first,&rdquo; he said.</p> Virginia Ag Expo is the place to discuss the issues of crop production http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/virginia-ag-expo-place-discuss-issues-crop-production <div class="node-body article-body">This year’s Virginia Ag Expo featured a self-paced tour which allowed the more than 1,800 participants to discuss firsthand with Virginia Tech experts the issues they face in producing crops in Virginia.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/virginia-ag-expo-place-discuss-issues-crop-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/virginia-ag-expo-place-discuss-issues-crop-production#comments Cotton Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Events Soybean Mon, 15 Aug 2016 16:31:00 +0000 121471 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Granville Maitland, left, &nbsp;a <span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Dinwiddie">Dinwiddie</span> County, Virginia farmer, gets pointers on soybean production from Virginia Tech Soybean Specialist David <span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Holshouser">Holshouser</span> at this year&rsquo;s Virginia Ag Expo held a Double B Farms in Dinwiddie.</p> 'Historic' wheat harvest deemed a success at Clemson http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/historic-wheat-harvest-deemed-success-clemson <div class="field-byline"> Jim Melvin, Clemson University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Clemson University scientist Brian Ward and his team harvested about 145 pounds of Purple Straw seed, which was grown from less than half a pound. </div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/historic-wheat-harvest-deemed-success-clemson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/historic-wheat-harvest-deemed-success-clemson#comments Grains Wheat Mon, 08 Aug 2016 16:36:00 +0000 121391 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Clemson University scientist Brian Ward and his team harvested about 145 pounds of Purple Straw seed, which was grown from less than half a pound.</p> Scott Miller/Clemson University North Carolina corn farmers have never seen a crop like this http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/north-carolina-corn-farmers-have-never-seen-crop <div class="node-body article-body">As the new year began, North Carolina State University Extension Corn Specialist Ron Heiniger boldly proclaimed 2016 as “the year of the corn” because this would be the year North Carolina would make a record corn crop. </div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/north-carolina-corn-farmers-have-never-seen-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/north-carolina-corn-farmers-have-never-seen-crop#comments Grains Corn Mon, 08 Aug 2016 14:57:00 +0000 121381 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>North Carolina State University Extension Corn Specialist Ron Heiniger emphasizes the importance of uniform emergence to maximize corn yields during the Blacklands Farm Managers Tour at Middle Creek Farms in Englehard, N.C.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Ag deans talk about the price of a college degree and plans for future http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/ag-deans-talk-about-price-college-degree-and-plans-future <div class="node-body article-body">The deans of the Colleges of Agriculture at Auburn University, the University of Georgia and Mississippi State University all agree that higher education will continue to play a vital role in the future of U.S. agriculture</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/ag-deans-talk-about-price-college-degree-and-plans-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/ag-deans-talk-about-price-college-degree-and-plans-future#comments Cotton Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Peanut Wed, 03 Aug 2016 14:59:00 +0000 121261 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>From left, Mississippi State University Agriculture Dean George Hopper, Auburn University Agriculture Dean Paul Patterson and University of Georgia Agriculture Dean Sam Pardue.</p> Delaying wheat harvest reduces soybean yields in a double-crop system http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/delaying-wheat-harvest-reduces-soybean-yields-double-crop-system <div class="node-body article-body">The challenge of double-crop soybean production is that yields often don’t keep up with full season yields which is why an initiative was launched two years ago to increase yields in double- crop small grain/soybean systems across the Mid-Atlantic.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/delaying-wheat-harvest-reduces-soybean-yields-double-crop-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/delaying-wheat-harvest-reduces-soybean-yields-double-crop-system#comments Grains Soybeans Soybean Tue, 02 Aug 2016 13:31:00 +0000 121311 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Jim <span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Dunphy">Dunphy</span>, North Carolina State University Extension soybean specialist, explains the yield limiting factors in double-crop soybeans as <span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Rasel">Rasel</span> <span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Parvej">Parvej</span>, a post doctorate research associate at Virginia Tech, holds the posters during a stop at the Northeast Ag Expo field day at Lynn Hobbs Farm in <span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Hobbsville">Hobbsville</span>, N.C.</p> 6 things to know from Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/6-things-know-sunbelt-ag-expo-field-day <div class="node-body gallery-body">Though dozens of exhibitors, industry reps and Extension specialists provide useful information for attendees at the Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day each year, there were a few particularly interesting things said at this year’s event.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/6-things-know-sunbelt-ag-expo-field-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/6-things-know-sunbelt-ag-expo-field-day#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Peanuts Soybeans Mon, 01 Aug 2016 19:19:00 +0000 121211 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Wider or faster, which planter is better? http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/wider-or-faster-which-planter-better <div class="field-byline"> Patricia McDaniels, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many producers can have excellent weather with few pest or weed problems and still find themselves straddling the line between profitability and losing money because of their planting decisions.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/wider-or-faster-which-planter-better" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/wider-or-faster-which-planter-better#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Soybeans Precision Farming Crops Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:32:00 +0000 121191 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>In a study, a University of Tennessee engineer predicted field efficiency and capacity values across 41 fields using planters with different widths at planting speeds ranging from 4 mph to 12 mph.&nbsp;</p> Virginia Ag Expo returns to Dinwiddie Aug. 4 http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/virginia-ag-expo-returns-dinwiddie-aug-4 <div class="node-body article-body">The 2016 Virginia Ag Expo will be hosted by Billy Bain at Double “B” Farms in Dinwiddie, Virginia Aug. 4.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/virginia-ag-expo-returns-dinwiddie-aug-4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/virginia-ag-expo-returns-dinwiddie-aug-4#comments Equipment Grains Miscellaneous Soybeans Tue, 19 Jul 2016 18:11:00 +0000 121181 at http://southeastfarmpress.com