Markets http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6111/more en Bayer marks 10th anniversary of Food Chain Partnership http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/bayer-marks-10th-anniversary-food-chain-partnership <div class="field-byline"> Southeast Farm Press </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bayer Crop Science marked the 10th anniversary of its Food Chain Partnership with a forum in Berlin Feb. 4-6 that focused on how to keep consistency of the food supply in the future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/bayer-marks-10th-anniversary-food-chain-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/bayer-marks-10th-anniversary-food-chain-partnership#comments Markets Management Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:23:00 +0000 112341 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Bayer Crop Science marked the 10<sup>th</sup> anniversary of its Food Chain Partnership with a forum in Berlin Feb. 4-6 that focused on how to keep consistency of the food supply in the future.</p> Farm bill: Who takes the risk and who makes decisions? http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/farm-bill-who-takes-risk-and-who-makes-decisions <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There is no doubt, that the 2014 farm bill is complicated. There are multiple long-lasting decisions to make. We can make an educated guess, but it is still a guess on how the next four years will play out. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/farm-bill-who-takes-risk-and-who-makes-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/farm-bill-who-takes-risk-and-who-makes-decisions#comments Cotton Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Farm Bill 2012 Crops Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:53:00 +0000 112661 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>ABOUT THE ONLY farm bill decision that is a given is whether to do a yield update or not. There is no downside to updating yields, and with the March 31 deadline extended for it and reallocation, there is still time to do it.</p> Sorghum: ‘Hidden gem’ for North Carolina grain producers http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/sorghum-hidden-gem-north-carolina-grain-producers <div class="node-body article-body">Ron Heiniger calls grain sorghum a “hidden gem” this year as North Carolina grain producers work to step up production to meet the demands of the state’s livestock industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/sorghum-hidden-gem-north-carolina-grain-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/sorghum-hidden-gem-north-carolina-grain-producers#comments Grains Management Markets Soybeans Grain Sorghum Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:40:00 +0000 112351 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">Ron Heiniger, cropping systems specialist at North Carolina State University, said achieving 100 bushel per acre yields in grain sorghum in North Carolina is &ldquo;doable and possible and something we need to consider as we consider our marketing strategy for 2015.&rdquo;</span></p> Peanut industry becomes victim of its own success http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/peanut-industry-becomes-victim-its-own-success <div class="node-body blog-body">In three short years, the United States has become the world’s foremost low-cost producer of peanuts, a result of vastly improved varieties and refined production techniques.</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/peanut-industry-becomes-victim-its-own-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/peanut-industry-becomes-victim-its-own-success#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Root Crop Farm Press Blog Sun, 01 Mar 2015 22:23:00 +0000 112301 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Higher yields, of course, result in more peanuts. And even if they are of superior quality &ndash; which is the case with U.S. peanuts &ndash; they aren&rsquo;t doing anyone much good if they can&rsquo;t be sold.</p> New crop “carinata” holds promise for Southeast http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/new-crop-carinata-holds-promise-southeast <div class="node-body article-body">“For the past three years, we have evaluated various strategies that allow incorporation of carinata into prevalent cropping systems with minimal modification to existing infrastructure. In the fall of 2014, about 3,000 acres were contracted among 25 farmers.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/new-crop-carinata-holds-promise-southeast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/new-crop-carinata-holds-promise-southeast#comments Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Energy Crop Sun, 01 Mar 2015 22:09:00 +0000 112291 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>A FIELD OF carinata is harvested in north Florida. The promising oilseed has potential as a winter crop in the Southeast, according to researchers.&nbsp;</p> March 31 new deadline for farm bill base, yield update and ARC, PLC programs http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/march-31-new-deadline-farm-bill-base-yield-update-and-arc-plc-programs <div class="node-body article-body">A one-time extension will be provided to producers for the new safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/march-31-new-deadline-farm-bill-base-yield-update-and-arc-plc-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/march-31-new-deadline-farm-bill-base-yield-update-and-arc-plc-programs#comments Cotton Government Grains Markets Peanuts Soybeans Legislation Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:55:00 +0000 112611 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Walter Godwin looking to high-yield soybeans for cash flow in 2015 http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/walter-godwin-looking-high-yield-soybeans-cash-flow-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Walter Godwin’s choice of soybeans to lead the way on his farm is unusual considering he farms in Mitchell and Grady counties in Georgia, one of the largest peanut-producing regions in the country. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/walter-godwin-looking-high-yield-soybeans-cash-flow-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/walter-godwin-looking-high-yield-soybeans-cash-flow-2015#comments Management Markets Soybeans Center Pivot Soybean Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:41:00 +0000 112521 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>WALTER GODWIN says 2015 is the year to go for higher-yielding soybeans on his Georgia farm.</p> Projected soybean acreage surprisingly low http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/projected-soybean-acreage-surprisingly-low <div class="field-byline"> John Newton, University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA surprised the market by dismissing expectations for increased soybean plantings and projecting fewer soybean acres planted in 2015. </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/soybeans/projected-soybean-acreage-surprisingly-low" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/projected-soybean-acreage-surprisingly-low#comments Markets Soybeans Soybean Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:58:00 +0000 112491 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>WITH RESPECT to harvested soybean acres, the USDA projection is for 82.6 million acres, down 500,000 acres from 2014.</p> United Soybean Board Required farmer training rolls out ahead of new cotton herbicide launch http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/required-farmer-training-rolls-out-ahead-new-cotton-herbicide-launch <div class="node-body article-body">Cotton growers and pesticide applicators in Georgia will likely be required to take training before they can use the new dicamba herbicide formulations from Monsanto or BASF.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/required-farmer-training-rolls-out-ahead-new-cotton-herbicide-launch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/required-farmer-training-rolls-out-ahead-new-cotton-herbicide-launch#comments Cotton Government Management Markets Miscellaneous Cotton Herbicide-tolerant crops Weeds Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:04:00 +0000 112461 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>GEORGIA FARMERS AND farm pesticide applicators lineup in Moultrie, Ga., to register for &ldquo;Using Pesticides Wisely,&rdquo; a training likely required before applicators can use the new dicamba herbicide formulations from Monsanto or BASF.</p> North Carolina must develop ports to expand ag trade http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/north-carolina-must-develop-ports-expand-ag-trade <div class="node-body article-body">North Carolina is well situated to take advantage of growing trade in agriculture, but the state must develop its ports if it wants to become a major exporter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/north-carolina-must-develop-ports-expand-ag-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/north-carolina-must-develop-ports-expand-ag-trade#comments Cotton Grains Markets Soybeans Import and Export Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:27:00 +0000 112111 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>On hand for the annual meeting of the Blackland Farm Managers Association Jan. 29 were Nick Piggott, NC State University Extension economist; Andrea Gibbs, Extension agent for Hyde County; and Hyde County farmer Dawson Pugh, president of the Blackland Farm Managers Association.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>