Archive for October, 2015
Lee Flies To Help Cotton
The southeast has a strong history of cotton leadership, and Ronnie Lee continues tradition as explained in this Southeast Farm Press article by Brad Robb.
Budget Bill Provision Would Undermine Crop Insurance
Crop Insurance Reductions in Budget Agreement – ACTION REQUESTED
Another Sunbelt Expo Goes Into the Record Books
In the weeks leading up to the Sunbelt Expo, Chip Blalock is one of the busiest men in South Georgia.
The Room Filled with Good Farming Ideas
When the top farmers from the Southeast sit down together in one room to visit and talk with each other, I do well to listen and learn.
U.S. Cotton Harvest on Track Despite Carolina Flooding
Despite heavy flooding in the Carolinas, the U.S. cotton harvest is progressing on schedule.
North Carolina’s Danny Kornegay Named 2015 Southeast Farmer of Year
North Carolina farmer Danny Kornegay was named the 2015 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeast Farmer of the Year.
U.S. Announces Task Force Aimed at Mandatory Drone Registration
U.S. rules are about to radically change for operators of unmanned aerial vehicles.
Don’t Be Fooled: How Farm Research Results Can Be Misleading
When evaluating farm research, look closely at the results before jumping to any conclusions. This underscores the importance of not making major production changes based upon limited data
Here’s Why Crop Rotation Should Be Part of Cotton Production Strategy
Over the years, experts have claimed reduced disease pressure, fewer weeds, less insect damage, and improved nutrient levels on fields that farmers routinely rotated from one crop to another.
Farm Images From South Carolina Flood
The images and realization of just how bad historic flooding has hit some South Carolina farms are coming to light.