Vegetables http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6031/more en North Carolina wants to train future ag leaders in the state http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/north-carolina-wants-train-future-ag-leaders-state <div class="node-body article-body">The North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission Agricultural Leadership Development Program is two-year program designed to develop the leadership skills of up to 30 young agriculturists who exhibit leadership potential. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/north-carolina-wants-train-future-ag-leaders-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/north-carolina-wants-train-future-ag-leaders-state#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Management Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:09:00 +0000 105131 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Farm bill changes some farm loan programs http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-changes-some-farm-loan-programs <div class="node-body article-body">The 2014 Farm Bill updates certain requirements and modifies several loan programs administered by the Farm Service Agency. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-changes-some-farm-loan-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-changes-some-farm-loan-programs#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Legislation National Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:28:00 +0000 105051 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Florida wants nominees for Agricultural Environmental Leadership Award http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/florida-wants-nominees-agricultural-environmental-leadership-award <div class="node-body article-body">Florida’s Agricultural Environmental Leadership Award recognizes those developing and adopting environmentally innovative farming practices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/florida-wants-nominees-agricultural-environmental-leadership-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/florida-wants-nominees-agricultural-environmental-leadership-award#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Management Orchard Crops Peanuts Vegetables Management Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:30:00 +0000 105011 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Resistant pigweed slows intercropping progress http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/resistant-pigweed-slows-intercropping-progress <div class="node-body article-body">Herbicide-resistant Palmer amaranth hindering profitable cotton-melon intercropping farming method.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/resistant-pigweed-slows-intercropping-progress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/resistant-pigweed-slows-intercropping-progress#comments Cotton Management Miscellaneous Vegetables Cotton Fruits Sun, 13 Apr 2014 20:03:00 +0000 104291 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">IN SOUTH GEORGIA, more and more growers are successfully intercropping watermelon and cotton. However, controlling glyphosate-resistant pigweed following watermelon harvest has been a challenge. </span></p> Kentucky wants state’s best to apply for 2014 “Farmer of the Year” award http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/kentucky-wants-state-s-best-apply-2014-farmer-year-award <div class="field-byline"> Kentucky Farm Bureau </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kentucky Farm Bureau opens state’s 2014 “Farmer of the Year” application process with July 1 as deadline for nominations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/kentucky-wants-state-s-best-apply-2014-farmer-year-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/kentucky-wants-state-s-best-apply-2014-farmer-year-award#comments Equipment Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables State Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:31:00 +0000 104971 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>KENTUCKY FARM Bureau opens state&rsquo;s 2014 &ldquo;Farmer of the Year&rdquo; application process with July 1 as deadline for nominations.</p> Farm bill funds used to go after invasive species http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/farm-bill-funds-used-go-after-invasive-species <div class="node-body article-body">Scientists estimate the total economic cost of all invasive species to be approximately $120 billion annually. Invasive pests cause billions of dollars in damage each year and endanger U.S. food security.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/farm-bill-funds-used-go-after-invasive-species" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/farm-bill-funds-used-go-after-invasive-species#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Vegetables USDA Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:39:00 +0000 104821 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Scott Bauer, USDA-ARS Florida ag sales tax exemption bill halted http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/florida-ag-sales-tax-exemption-bill-halted <div class="field-byline"> Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The No. 1 legislative issue for the Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association this Florida legislative session, SB 312, has hit a snag in the House of Representatives. The bill would provide sales tax exemptions to Florida farmers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/florida-ag-sales-tax-exemption-bill-halted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/florida-ag-sales-tax-exemption-bill-halted#comments Orchard Crops Vegetables Non-farm bill agriculture Vegetables Fri, 04 Apr 2014 17:45:00 +0000 104751 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Farm bill payment limit now includes marketing loan gains, loan deficiency http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/farm-bill-payment-limit-now-includes-marketing-loan-gains-loan-deficiency <div class="node-body article-body">The new 2014 farm bill has a payment limit of $125,000 per person, which includes marketing gains and loan deficiency payments in that total.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/farm-bill-payment-limit-now-includes-marketing-loan-gains-loan-deficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/farm-bill-payment-limit-now-includes-marketing-loan-gains-loan-deficiency#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Current Fri, 28 Mar 2014 12:05:00 +0000 104571 at http://southeastfarmpress.com New U.S. waterways rule worries farm groups, farm-state legislators http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/new-us-waterways-rule-worries-farm-groups-farm-state-legislators <div class="node-body article-body">EPA and Army Corps of Engineers say proposed new rule clarifies protection for streams and wetlands and applies to all Clean Water Act programs. Some farm groups and legislators believe rule could infringe on property rights.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/new-us-waterways-rule-worries-farm-groups-farm-state-legislators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/new-us-waterways-rule-worries-farm-groups-farm-state-legislators#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Environmental groups National Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:16:00 +0000 104551 at http://southeastfarmpress.com EPA regs change on-farm insecticide spraying http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/epa-regs-change-farm-insecticide-spraying <div class="field-byline"> Ames Herbert, Virginia Tech University; Dominic Reisig and Jack Bacheler (retired), North Carolina State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New regulations recently released by the EPA are aimed at minimizing the exposure of pollinators to neonicotinoid insecticides.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/epa-regs-change-farm-insecticide-spraying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/epa-regs-change-farm-insecticide-spraying#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Insects Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:45:00 +0000 104511 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p class="WW-Default" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">NEW REGULATIONS RECENTLY </font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">released by the EPA are aimed at minimizing the exposure of pollinators to neonicotinoid insecticides.</font></p>