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3/20/2015 12:00:00 AM
Wet conditions have delayed planting in the Mid-South. As you wait, this Delta Farm Press link offers some articles, an LSU AgCenter newsletter and a NCGA link that can help you prepare for the new season.

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3/9/2015 12:00:00 AM
Dr. Ames Herbert's annual research summary booklet for cotton and peanut entomological research in 2014 is now available online at the link below.

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3/9/2015 12:00:00 AM
Now that March is upon us and the atmospheric pattern has shifted into something that is bringing more spring-like weather to the Southeast, it's time to think about planting. And that means thinking about the last frost of the winter. Read more on the last frost from this AgFax.com article.

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3/6/2015 12:00:00 AM
All herbicides have the potential to cause crop injury, especially if the wrong herbicide or wrong rate is applied at the wrong time, or labeled crop rotational intervals are not followed. In Eric Prostko's experience, many "herbicide injury" complaints turn out to be something else, though. Read more on what could be behind the issue from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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3/4/2015 12:00:00 AM
The biggest advantage of precision agriculture is efficiency and accuracy, being able to apply chemicals and fertilizers only when and where they are needed, but Ron Heiniger stresses that precision agriculture is still in its early stages and has a long way to go to be fully implemented on the farm. Read more on the advantages of precision agriculture from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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2/2/2015 12:00:00 AM
Keith Bowen is concerned, but not losing sleep. There isn't much he can do to change it: row crop prices promise no big returns in 2015. He will do a few things differently and be more judicious with crop inputs, but for the most part he'll stick to what he knows best and hope it works out when he looks back a year from now.

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1/15/2015 12:00:00 AM
Southeast row crop production was a mixed bag in 2014. Some record average yields were hit in some states, while total 2014 production dropped for some crops in some states. This Southeast Farm Press article contains the estimated numbers by state, according to the USDA crop report released Jan. 12.

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12/31/2014 12:00:00 AM
University of Georgia agricultural experts will give a forecast of agriculture in the coming year at a series of events set across the state in January. The new year looks bright for Georgia livestock producers, but not for many row crop farmers. Read more on the outlook from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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12/30/2014 12:00:00 AM
The U.S. peanut market wants to grow and expand, but the market's dynamics seem to have adjusted to one step forward and two steps back. The industry tries to minimize risks, but many unknowns have all segments nervous, and answers are needed so a true, fair market can prevail. Read more on the need for a rotation partner from this Peanut Grower article.

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12/22/2014 12:00:00 AM
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Farm Press Peanut Profitability Awards. Despite less-than-ideal growing conditions in the lower Southeast this past year, peanut yields were generally good throughout the U.S. Peanut Belt, pushing 3,900 pounds per acre. Read more on the nominations from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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