Southern Corn and Soybean Production Guide http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6281/more en 2014 Southern Corn & Soybean Production Guide — Digital Edition http://deltafarmpress.com/2014-southern-corn-soybean-production-guide-digital-edition <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Read the 2014 Southern Corn and Soybean Production Guide digital edition! Get all the same great articles and information that were in your mailbox, online!...</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://deltafarmpress.com/site-files/deltafarmpress.com/files/CSDPGSouth_200x263cvr.jpg?1389971713" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/2014-southern-corn-soybean-production-guide-digital-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Southern Corn and Soybean Production Guide Fri, 17 Jan 2014 23:57:00 +0000 111161 at http://deltafarmpress.com For the Masseys: Four practices that bump yields, profits http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/masseys-four-practices-bump-yields-profits <div class="node-body article-body">Ellington Massey and his son, Turner, rely on four things to produce good corn yields and healthy profit margins — precise planting, fertility, irrigation and grain bins. For the Masseys, who grow corn, soybeans, wheat, cotton and sesame near Rudyard, Miss., precision planting begins each fall by making sure they have a consistent planting surface for both seed and implements.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/masseys-four-practices-bump-yields-profits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/masseys-four-practices-bump-yields-profits#comments Southern Corn and Soybean Production Guide Fri, 17 Jan 2014 22:33:00 +0000 111381 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>DESPITE A rough start to the season, Ellington Massey and his son, Turner, had one of their best corn yields ever on their Mississippi farms.</p> Proper drying and storage can add value to corn crop http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/proper-drying-and-storage-can-add-value-corn-crop <div class="node-body article-body">A lot of southern corn production was hampered by wet conditions in 2013, which slowed maturation of the crop. In other years, there are dry conditions that push harvest sooner than expected. In both cases, management of drying and storage can make or break the quality of grain once it’s delivered to a buyer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/proper-drying-and-storage-can-add-value-corn-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/proper-drying-and-storage-can-add-value-corn-crop#comments Southern Corn and Soybean Production Guide Corn and Soybean Production Guide Fri, 17 Jan 2014 22:29:00 +0000 111371 at http://deltafarmpress.com Corn in rotation a strong weed management tool http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/corn-rotation-strong-weed-management-tool <div class="node-body article-body">Corn in a Deep South crop rotation remains one of the best weed management tools or decisions a grower can make — when he can make it. A corn crop squeezed into a field at least every three years in a corn-cotton-peanut cycle is most effective. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/corn-rotation-strong-weed-management-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/corn-rotation-strong-weed-management-tool#comments Southern Corn and Soybean Production Guide Corn and Soybean Production Guide Fri, 17 Jan 2014 22:26:00 +0000 111361 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Eric Prostko says adding corn to a cotton and peanut rotation can be a plus for controlling problem weeds.</p> For North Carolina farmers in 2013: Growing grains in an awful lot of rain http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/north-carolina-farmers-2013-growing-grains-awful-lot-rain <div class="field-byline"> Chris Bickers, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The rain-soaked summer of 2013 brought good news and bad news for the Webb Family Farm of Saratoga, N.C. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/north-carolina-farmers-2013-growing-grains-awful-lot-rain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/north-carolina-farmers-2013-growing-grains-awful-lot-rain#comments Southern Corn and Soybean Production Guide Corn and Soybean Production Guide Fri, 17 Jan 2014 22:24:00 +0000 111351 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>RICKY WEBB</p> Deep South soybean growers leaving yield on the table http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/deep-south-soybean-growers-leaving-yield-table <div class="node-body article-body">Can Southeast soybean growers make higher yields? Sure, but “higher” is a relative term. Can they make 70 or even 80 bushels of soybeans per acre consistently? Maybe — if they want to. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/deep-south-soybean-growers-leaving-yield-table" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/deep-south-soybean-growers-leaving-yield-table#comments Southern Corn and Soybean Production Guide Corn and Soybean Production Guide Fri, 17 Jan 2014 22:21:00 +0000 111341 at http://deltafarmpress.com Charles Schlabs: 60 years of growing more corn with less water http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/charles-schlabs-60-years-growing-more-corn-less-water <div class="node-body article-body">Charles Schlabs has been part of an irrigation evolution. From gushes flowing from tailwater pits that once flooded bar ditches, to hi-tech center pivot nozzles that rarely waste even a drop of water, the Hereford, Texas, grower has seen his water-use efficiency improve nearly every year since 1953.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/charles-schlabs-60-years-growing-more-corn-less-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/charles-schlabs-60-years-growing-more-corn-less-water#comments Southern Corn and Soybean Production Guide Corn and Soybean Production Guide Fri, 17 Jan 2014 22:14:00 +0000 111331 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>CORN WILL REMAIN a mainstay of his farming operation, says Charles Schlabs.</p> Yield or weed control: What’s the trade-off? http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/yield-or-weed-control-what-s-trade <div class="node-body article-body">With the threat of a major glyphosate-resistant pigweed infestation lurking around the next corner, many anxious farmers are asking themselves, “How much yield can I sacrifice for better weed control?”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/yield-or-weed-control-what-s-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/yield-or-weed-control-what-s-trade#comments Southern Corn and Soybean Production Guide Corn and Soybean Production Guide Fri, 17 Jan 2014 22:11:00 +0000 111321 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>ARKANSAS producer Jesse Flye inspects soybeans in a large on-farm test plot in 2012, which compared soybean returns in LibertyLink versus Roundup Ready 2 Yield systems.</p> Soybean prices are less likely to be connected to corn http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/soybean-prices-are-less-likely-be-connected-corn <div class="node-body article-body">While soybean prices have been following the corn market in recent years, they now seem ready to strike out on their own.“ Soybean prices have been following the corn market the last three years but are now poised to separate from corn,” says Todd Davis, senior economist with the American Farm Bureau Federation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/soybean-prices-are-less-likely-be-connected-corn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/soybean-prices-are-less-likely-be-connected-corn#comments Southern Corn and Soybean Production Guide Corn and Soybean Production Guide Fri, 17 Jan 2014 22:07:00 +0000 111311 at http://deltafarmpress.com Best of times: Everyone wants to be a corn producer — and buyers abound http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/best-times-everyone-wants-be-corn-producer-and-buyers-abo <div class="node-body article-body">It’s a good time to be a grain farmer, especially considering worldwide consumption, says Mark Welch, Texas A&M University economist. While some economists have made the argument recently that the bull market in corn might be reversing to a bear market, he says such predictions might be off the mark.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/best-times-everyone-wants-be-corn-producer-and-buyers-abo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/southern-corn-and-soybean-production-guide/best-times-everyone-wants-be-corn-producer-and-buyers-abo#comments Southern Corn and Soybean Production Guide Corn and Soybean Production Guide Fri, 17 Jan 2014 22:04:00 +0000 111301 at http://deltafarmpress.com