Legislative http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en Glyphosate ‘not likely to cause cancer to humans,’ EPA says http://southeastfarmpress.com/corn/glyphosate-not-likely-cause-cancer-humans-epa-says <div class="node-body article-body">The Environmental Protection Agency apparently has decided glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup and a number of generic “look-a-like” herbicides, is not likely to be carcinogenic to humans.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/corn/glyphosate-not-likely-cause-cancer-humans-epa-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/corn/glyphosate-not-likely-cause-cancer-humans-epa-says#comments Cotton Legislative Corn Peanuts Soybeans Management Herbicides Mon, 19 Sep 2016 17:03:00 +0000 121991 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>It&rsquo;s been an on-again, off-again sort of 18 months for glyphosate, which is manufactured by Monsanto and can be applied on commercial cotton, soybeans and corn crops that have been genetically-modified to metabolize the active ingredient in the herbicide.</p> South Carolina farmers now get checks for last year’s flood recovery http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/south-carolina-farmers-now-get-checks-last-year-s-flood-recovery <div class="field-byline"> South Carolina Department of Agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The South Carolina Department of Agriculture mailed checks from a farm aid grant approved by the South Carolina General Assembly on Friday, Sept. 16 to the state’s farmers still recovering from last October’s devastating floods</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/south-carolina-farmers-now-get-checks-last-year-s-flood-recovery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/south-carolina-farmers-now-get-checks-last-year-s-flood-recovery#comments Cotton Legislative Outlook Soybeans Management Flooding Sun, 18 Sep 2016 10:23:00 +0000 121961 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p class="p1" style="margin: 0in 0in 7.5pt; background-image: initial; background-position: initial; background-size: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial;"><span style="font-size: 9.5pt; font-family: &quot;Lucida Sans Unicode&quot;, sans-serif; background-image: initial; background-position: initial; background-size: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial;">In this October 2015 photo, a &nbsp;farm office and grain bins under water near the Black River in South Carolina with water spilling over the nearby highway.</span><span style="color:#464646"><o:p></o:p></span></p> South Carolina Department of Agriculture Southeast crop yields, production predicted as harvest rolls http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/southeast-crop-yields-production-predicted-harvest-rolls <div class="node-body article-body">Here are the crop yield and production forecasts for 5 Southeast states based on the September Crop Production Report by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/southeast-crop-yields-production-predicted-harvest-rolls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/southeast-crop-yields-production-predicted-harvest-rolls#comments Cotton Legislative Corn Peanuts Soybeans Crops Tue, 13 Sep 2016 15:38:00 +0000 121901 at http://southeastfarmpress.com 2017 Youth Ag Summit in Brussels seeks applicants http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/2017-youth-ag-summit-brussels-seeks-applicants <div class="node-body article-body">Bayer and the Belgian young farmers associations Groene Kring and Fédération des Jeunes Agriculteurs want young thought-leaders from around the world to apply to attend the third Global Youth Agriculture Summit scheduled Oct. 9-13, 2017 in Brussels.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/2017-youth-ag-summit-brussels-seeks-applicants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/2017-youth-ag-summit-brussels-seeks-applicants#comments Legislative Management Agenda Events Sun, 11 Sep 2016 13:01:00 +0000 121841 at http://southeastfarmpress.com N.C. State picks a date to open new Plant Sciences Center http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/nc-state-picks-date-open-new-plant-sciences-center <div class="node-body article-body">With 90 percent of the funding secured, North Carolina State University aims for an opening of its new $160.2 million Plant Science Research Complex on the Centennial Campus in Raleigh.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/nc-state-picks-date-open-new-plant-sciences-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/nc-state-picks-date-open-new-plant-sciences-center#comments Cotton Legislative Soybeans Management Crops Tue, 06 Sep 2016 12:30:00 +0000 121771 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>From left, Richard Bonanno, Extension director and associate dean for N.C. State&rsquo;s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Dean Richard Linton, and Steve Lommel, associate dean and director of the North Carolina Agricultural Research Service, were on hand for a listening session on N.C. State&rsquo;s new Plant Sciences Initiative held at the North Carolina Farm Bureau in Raleigh.</p> Deere acquisition of Precision Planting halted by DOJ, companies contest http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/deere-acquisition-precision-planting-halted-doj-companies-contest <div class="node-body article-body">The Department of Justice filed a civil antitrust lawsuit Aug. 31 to block Deere & Company’s proposed acquisition of Precision Planting LLC from Monsanto Company.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/deere-acquisition-precision-planting-halted-doj-companies-contest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/deere-acquisition-precision-planting-halted-doj-companies-contest#comments Legislative Equipment Equipment & Supplies Regulations Thu, 01 Sep 2016 14:52:00 +0000 121741 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Florida’s new Woman of the Year in Agriculture named http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/florida-s-new-woman-year-agriculture-named <div class="field-byline"> Florida Dept. of Ag </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Florida native Judi Whitson has been named the 2016 Woman of the Year in Agriculture. </div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/florida-s-new-woman-year-agriculture-named" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/florida-s-new-woman-year-agriculture-named#comments Legislative Agenda Untagged Thu, 18 Aug 2016 12:34:00 +0000 121591 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Judi Whitson</p> EPA blasted for ‘lack of science’ and being politically motivated http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/epa-blasted-lack-science-and-being-politically-motivated <div class="node-body article-body">A Scientific Advisory Panel is questioning EPA’s proposed use of a controversial Columbia University epidemiological study as the basis for a decision on whether to cancel pesticide registrations. </div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/epa-blasted-lack-science-and-being-politically-motivated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/epa-blasted-lack-science-and-being-politically-motivated#comments Cotton Legislative Peanuts Soybeans Management Agrochemicals Tue, 02 Aug 2016 17:39:00 +0000 121341 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Greening: Florida citrus not viable by 2019, models predict http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/greening-florida-citrus-not-viable-2019-models-predict <div class="node-body article-body">Estimated 80 percent to 90 percent of Florida is either infected or is going to be infected by citrus greening, and some in the industry say 100 percent of the state’s citrus crop could well be infected.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/greening-florida-citrus-not-viable-2019-models-predict" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/greening-florida-citrus-not-viable-2019-models-predict#comments Legislative Orchard Crops Citrus Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:31:00 +0000 121131 at http://southeastfarmpress.com University of Florida Senate passes Roberts-Stabenow GMO labeling bill, preempts Vermont's http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/senate-passes-roberts-stabenow-gmo-labeling-bill-preempts-vermonts <div class="node-body article-body">Congress moved a step closer to providing a uniform method of labeling foods containing genetically-modified or GMO ingredients and eliminating a potential “patch-work quilt” of state labeling laws such as the one passed in Vermont last year.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/senate-passes-roberts-stabenow-gmo-labeling-bill-preempts-vermonts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/senate-passes-roberts-stabenow-gmo-labeling-bill-preempts-vermonts#comments Legislative Corn Soybeans Legislation Fri, 08 Jul 2016 17:55:00 +0000 120991 at http://southeastfarmpress.com