Government http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en Students’ project to grow crops inside space station http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/students-project-grow-crops-inside-space-station <div class="field-byline"> BASF </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Three twelfth-grade students from the agricultural program at the Edith Stein School in Ravensburg, Germany, set up a project to examine how crops can be cultivated in microgravity. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/students-project-grow-crops-inside-space-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/students-project-grow-crops-inside-space-station#comments Government Miscellaneous Government Tue, 26 May 2015 15:11:00 +0000 114071 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Why America’s cotton producers need access to affordable crop insurance http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/why-america-s-cotton-producers-need-access-affordable-crop-insurance <div class="field-byline"> Sledge Taylor, National Cotton Council </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Without a doubt, the volatility of weather and commodity markets necessitates government assistance with crop insurance premiums so that our nation’s farmers have access to affordable and dependable crop insurance products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/why-america-s-cotton-producers-need-access-affordable-crop-insurance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/why-america-s-cotton-producers-need-access-affordable-crop-insurance#comments Cotton Government Management Cotton Crop Thu, 21 May 2015 14:50:00 +0000 114031 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Alabama will pay farmers to increase and improve irrigation http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-will-pay-farmers-increase-and-improve-irrigation <div class="node-body article-body">Alabama farmers have until May 29 to apply for funding to install or improve irrigation on their farms.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-will-pay-farmers-increase-and-improve-irrigation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-will-pay-farmers-increase-and-improve-irrigation#comments Cotton Equipment Government Management Peanuts Irrigation Wed, 20 May 2015 13:30:00 +0000 114011 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p><a href="http://al.nrcs.usda.gov" target="_blank">Eligible Alabama producers can apply for funds </a>to build irrigation reservoirs and pumping plants on their land.</p> Why would a teenager today look to the ag industry for a future? http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/why-would-teenager-today-look-ag-industry-future <div class="node-body blog-body">It is estimated the U.S. will have 57,900 high-skilled job openings annually in the food, agriculture, renewable natural resources and environment fields over the next five years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/why-would-teenager-today-look-ag-industry-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/why-would-teenager-today-look-ag-industry-future#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Business Crops Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 12 May 2015 15:44:00 +0000 113931 at http://southeastfarmpress.com 5 steps to meet conservation requirements paperwork http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/5-steps-meet-conservation-requirements-paperwork <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To be eligible to receive many USDA benefits, farmers who haven’t already done so must submit the AD-1026 form by June 1, showing they meet requirements for highly erodible lands and wetlands. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/5-steps-meet-conservation-requirements-paperwork" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/5-steps-meet-conservation-requirements-paperwork#comments Cotton Government Livestock Management Soybeans Vegetables Plant and Animal Health Conservation Management Tue, 12 May 2015 13:17:00 +0000 113921 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Avian influenza current outbreak is unlike any other http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/avian-influenza-current-outbreak-unlike-any-other <div class="field-byline"> John Newton and Todd Kuethe, University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The current outbreak of avian influenza is the worst case ever experienced in the U.S. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/avian-influenza-current-outbreak-unlike-any-other" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/avian-influenza-current-outbreak-unlike-any-other#comments Government Livestock Management Conditions and Diseases Fri, 08 May 2015 17:25:00 +0000 113901 at http://southeastfarmpress.com USDA-ARS Now is the time for Alabama farmers to get involved in water policy http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/now-time-alabama-farmers-get-involved-water-policy <div class="node-body blog-body">"All farmers in Alabama have a stake in this, so don’t just assume that they won’t listen to you.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/now-time-alabama-farmers-get-involved-water-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/now-time-alabama-farmers-get-involved-water-policy#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Crops Farm Press Blog Wed, 06 May 2015 18:24:00 +0000 113471 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Ambitious hemp agenda planned for Kentucky to lead nation in production http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/ambitious-hemp-agenda-planned-kentucky-lead-nation-production <div class="field-byline"> Kentucky Dept. of Agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We want to make Kentucky synonymous with hemp like Idaho with potatoes. … Hemp equals jobs and economic development," Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/ambitious-hemp-agenda-planned-kentucky-lead-nation-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/ambitious-hemp-agenda-planned-kentucky-lead-nation-production#comments Government Management Markets Tobacco Wed, 06 May 2015 16:40:00 +0000 113861 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer announces that the Kentucky Department of Agriculture approved 121 applications&nbsp;for hemp pilot projects in 2015. (Kentucky Department of Agriculture photo)</p> USDA starts plan to reduce ag-related greenhouse gases http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-starts-plan-reduce-ag-related-greenhouse-gases <div class="node-body article-body">USDA looks to reduce ag-related greenhouse emissions by 120 million metric tons of CO2 equivalent; like taking 25 million cars off the road, or the emissions produced by powering 11 million homes last year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-starts-plan-reduce-ag-related-greenhouse-gases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-starts-plan-reduce-ag-related-greenhouse-gases#comments Cotton Equipment Government Livestock Management Soybeans Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:47:00 +0000 113671 at http://southeastfarmpress.com What the NASS 2015 peanut intentions report really says http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/what-nass-2015-peanut-intentions-report-really-says <div class="field-byline"> National Center for Peanut Competitiveness </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The 2014 Farm Bill has not led to significant increases in peanut acreage as predicted by many opponents of the peanut title. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/what-nass-2015-peanut-intentions-report-really-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/what-nass-2015-peanut-intentions-report-really-says#comments Government Peanuts Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:53:00 +0000 113881 at http://southeastfarmpress.com