Markets http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6111/more en 4 factors to determine which way cotton market will go http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/4-factors-determine-which-way-cotton-market-will-go <div class="field-byline"> Don Shurley, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cotton growers are asking the question, “Are we going to reach 70 cents?” No one knows the answer but there are several factors that will determine which way we go. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/4-factors-determine-which-way-cotton-market-will-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/4-factors-determine-which-way-cotton-market-will-go#comments Cotton Markets Cotton Wed, 27 May 2015 14:20:00 +0000 114091 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Will cotton reach 70 cents? There are factors in play that could take us there. But the situation is volatile and yet unknown. Cotton production in 2015 will require patience and a clear understanding of the risks and careful evaluation of marketing tools and choices.</p> Caterpillar’s new Southern plant hits stride following Asian shift http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/caterpillar-s-new-southern-plant-hits-stride-following-asian-shift <div class="node-body gallery-body">To follow a shift in market demand for its products, Caterpillar wanted to move production from its Sagami, Japan, assembly plant to the United States. </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/equipment/caterpillar-s-new-southern-plant-hits-stride-following-asian-shift" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/caterpillar-s-new-southern-plant-hits-stride-following-asian-shift#comments Cotton Equipment Markets Thu, 21 May 2015 21:50:00 +0000 114051 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Tobacco farmers deal with chaotic market, emphasize quality http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tobacco-farmers-deal-chaotic-market-emphasize-quality <div class="node-body article-body">There is one certainty about the chaotic market situation tobacco growers are facing: The best chance for success will come from producing the best possible quality. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tobacco-farmers-deal-chaotic-market-emphasize-quality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tobacco-farmers-deal-chaotic-market-emphasize-quality#comments Markets Tobacco Tobacco Thu, 21 May 2015 19:29:00 +0000 114041 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>&ldquo;What we really need to produce this year is good, ripe, clean tobacco,&rdquo; said Tim Yarbrough, a flue-cured grower of Prospect Hill, N.C., and president of the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina.</p> Carbon is the currency of exchange for soil http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/carbon-currency-exchange-soil <div class="node-body article-body">When considering a cover crop, farmers need to understand the carbon cycle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/carbon-currency-exchange-soil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/carbon-currency-exchange-soil#comments Grains Management Markets Soybeans Organic Matter Wed, 20 May 2015 19:20:00 +0000 113791 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <div><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">Jay Fuhrer, a nationally known expert on soil health, says soil needs a diversity of cover crops to remain healthy.</span></div> Bumper crop? Peanut demand strong but not strong enough http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/bumper-crop-peanut-demand-strong-not-strong-enough <div class="node-body gallery-body">According to USDA’s latest report, U.S. peanut farmers are in the process of planting 1.48 million acres this spring, about 10 percent more than last year. </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/peanuts/bumper-crop-peanut-demand-strong-not-strong-enough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/bumper-crop-peanut-demand-strong-not-strong-enough#comments Markets Peanuts Tue, 19 May 2015 14:56:00 +0000 114001 at http://southeastfarmpress.com May cotton numbers are like my dove hunting skills http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/may-cotton-numbers-are-my-dove-hunting-skills <div class="field-byline"> Don Shurley, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For the 2015-2016 cotton crop year, we’ll break the cycle of cotton overproduction.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/may-cotton-numbers-are-my-dove-hunting-skills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/may-cotton-numbers-are-my-dove-hunting-skills#comments Cotton Management Markets Mon, 18 May 2015 15:58:00 +0000 113971 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Florida orange crop estimates continue to decline http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-orange-crop-estimates-continue-decline <div class="node-body article-body">The 2014-2015 Florida orange crop is estimated to be 96.4 million boxes, according to a May 12 report by USDA. This is 5.6 million boxes less than estimates earlier this year and 8 million boxes less than last year’s production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-orange-crop-estimates-continue-decline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-orange-crop-estimates-continue-decline#comments Markets Orchard Crops Oranges Tue, 12 May 2015 22:50:00 +0000 113951 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Calculate the 2014 Price Loss Coverage peanut payment rate http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/calculate-2014-price-loss-coverage-peanut-payment-rate <div class="field-byline"> Bill Tyson, University of Georgia Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">$96.85/ton is the current estimated PLC payment for peanuts. The final payment rate for 2014 will not be determined until after July 31, 2015. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/calculate-2014-price-loss-coverage-peanut-payment-rate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/calculate-2014-price-loss-coverage-peanut-payment-rate#comments Markets Peanuts Peanut Thu, 07 May 2015 14:26:00 +0000 113871 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Ambitious hemp agenda planned for Kentucky to lead nation in production http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/ambitious-hemp-agenda-planned-kentucky-lead-nation-production <div class="field-byline"> Kentucky Dept. of Agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We want to make Kentucky synonymous with hemp like Idaho with potatoes. … Hemp equals jobs and economic development," Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/ambitious-hemp-agenda-planned-kentucky-lead-nation-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/ambitious-hemp-agenda-planned-kentucky-lead-nation-production#comments Government Management Markets Tobacco Wed, 06 May 2015 16:40:00 +0000 113861 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer announces that the Kentucky Department of Agriculture approved 121 applications&nbsp;for hemp pilot projects in 2015. (Kentucky Department of Agriculture photo)</p> Cotton market: “Fish or cut bait” decision http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-market-fish-or-cut-bait-decision <div class="field-byline"> Don Shurley, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the Southeast, the “total money” for good quality 31-3/35 cotton is currently about 73 cents including the Marketing Loan Gain.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-market-fish-or-cut-bait-decision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-market-fish-or-cut-bait-decision#comments Cotton Management Markets Cotton Mon, 04 May 2015 12:47:00 +0000 113771 at http://southeastfarmpress.com