Government http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en Feds launch new effort to stop national feral hog problem http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/feds-launch-new-effort-stop-national-feral-hog-problem <div class="node-body article-body">USDA feral swine campaign looks to eliminate feral swine from two states every three to five years and stabilize feral swine damage within 10 years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/feds-launch-new-effort-stop-national-feral-hog-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/feds-launch-new-effort-stop-national-feral-hog-problem#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Swine Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:32:00 +0000 105101 at http://southeastfarmpress.com USDA 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 US, Japan fail to bridge gap on ag market access, tariffs http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/us-japan-fail-bridge-gap-ag-market-access-tariffs <div class="field-byline"> U.S. Grains Council </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Trans Pacific Partnership aims for higher level of trade liberalization than the Japan-Australia agreement and wants Japan to make greater efforts to eliminate tariffs on their sensitive agricultural products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/us-japan-fail-bridge-gap-ag-market-access-tariffs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/us-japan-fail-bridge-gap-ag-market-access-tariffs#comments Government Grains Markets Trade Associations Wheat Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:29:00 +0000 105021 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Federal GMO labeling law sounds good to some farm groups http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/federal-gmo-labeling-law-sounds-good-some-farm-groups <div class="node-body article-body">The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling bill squarely puts the Food and Drug Administration as the nation’s authority when it comes to companies that want to label GMO food ingredients products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/federal-gmo-labeling-law-sounds-good-some-farm-groups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/federal-gmo-labeling-law-sounds-good-some-farm-groups#comments Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Corn Crops Soybean Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:25:00 +0000 104921 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>PROPOSED FEDERAL law gives the Food and Drug Administration authority to create a national standard for GMO ingredient labeling in food products.</p> National Corn Growers Association Cattlemen disaster assistance sign-up starts April 15 http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cattlemen-disaster-assistance-sign-starts-april-15 <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers and ranchers can sign-up for federal disaster assistance programs beginning April 15. Quick implementation of the disaster programs is a top priority, according to the USDA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cattlemen-disaster-assistance-sign-starts-april-15" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cattlemen-disaster-assistance-sign-starts-april-15#comments Government Livestock Cattle Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:27:00 +0000 104881 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>FARMERS AND ranchers can sign-up for federal disaster assistance programs beginning April 15.</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 Hemp pilot projects move forward in Kentucky http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/hemp-pilot-projects-move-forward-kentucky <div class="field-deck"> Kentucky Attorney General provides legal guidance. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer says industrial hemp pilot projects in Kentucky are a go, something the 2014 farm bill cleared him to do.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/hemp-pilot-projects-move-forward-kentucky" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/hemp-pilot-projects-move-forward-kentucky#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:34:00 +0000 104741 at http://southeastfarmpress.com North Carolina State and farm, commodity groups get reacquainted http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/north-carolina-state-and-farm-commodity-groups-get-reacquainted <div class="field-byline"> Terri Leith, NC State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">North Carolina State administrators and faculty members look to build stronger relationships with the college’s external stakeholders, specifically those who lead the state’s commodity groups.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/north-carolina-state-and-farm-commodity-groups-get-reacquainted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/north-carolina-state-and-farm-commodity-groups-get-reacquainted#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Tobacco Commodity groups (wheat, alfalfa, grapes, specialty crops) Commodity Organizations Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:59:00 +0000 104711 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Virginia ag exports hit another high-water mark, farmers plan 2014 http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/virginia-ag-exports-hit-another-high-water-mark-farmers-plan-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Amy Loeffler, Virginia Tech </div> <div class="field-deck"> Soybeans ranked Virginia’s No. 1 export crop in 2013. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Virginia agricultural exports reached $2.85 billion in 2013, a new record.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/virginia-ag-exports-hit-another-high-water-mark-farmers-plan-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/virginia-ag-exports-hit-another-high-water-mark-farmers-plan-2014#comments Government Grains Soybeans Corn Import and Export Marketing and Promotion Soybean Tue, 01 Apr 2014 13:09:00 +0000 104641 at http://southeastfarmpress.com USDA crop estimates hit close to expectations http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/usda-crop-estimates-hit-close-expectations <div class="field-byline"> Darrel Good, University of Illinois ag economist </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The USDA&#39;s much-anticipated estimates of March 1 grain stocks and 2014 planting intentions released March 31 contained a few surprises, but no major shocks. March 1 corn stocks and planting intentions are a bit smaller than the average trade guess.&nbsp; March 1 soybean stocks were almost equal to the average trade guess, while planting intentions are slightly larger than expected.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/usda-crop-estimates-hit-close-expectations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/usda-crop-estimates-hit-close-expectations#comments Government Grains Management Markets Soybeans Corn Marketing and Promotion Soybean Mon, 31 Mar 2014 23:13:00 +0000 104631 at http://southeastfarmpress.com