Government http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en "Right to farm" could soon be seen in other states http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/right-farm-could-soon-be-seen-other-states <div class="node-body blog-body">Measures such as the "Right to Farm" amendment recently passed in Missouri could soon be seen in other states.</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/right-farm-could-soon-be-seen-other-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/right-farm-could-soon-be-seen-other-states#comments Government Livestock Management Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:12:00 +0000 108421 at http://southeastfarmpress.com McAuliffe touts Va. ag resource management program http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/mcauliffe-touts-va-ag-resource-management-program <div class="node-body article-body">Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Monday joined Virginia agricultural and conservation leaders in endorsing and promoting the state’s new agricultural Resource Management Plan (RMP) program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/mcauliffe-touts-va-ag-resource-management-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/mcauliffe-touts-va-ag-resource-management-program#comments Government Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:33:00 +0000 108671 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The program, which was approved in the 2011 General Assembly session, encourages farmers to have a private sector RMP developer create a plan for their farm or any portion of it.</p> Crop donations can bring big tax savings http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/crop-donations-can-bring-big-tax-savings <div class="field-byline"> Marc Lovell, University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers facing a higher-income 2014 in need of tax-saving strategies should consult their tax advisor on the use of the donated crop strategy because of the significant tax savings that can result. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/crop-donations-can-bring-big-tax-savings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/crop-donations-can-bring-big-tax-savings#comments Cotton Government Grains Markets Peanuts Soybeans Books Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:34:00 +0000 108661 at http://southeastfarmpress.com United Soybean Board Feds and Kentucky settle differences over hemp seed http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/feds-and-kentucky-settle-differences-over-hemp-seed <div class="field-byline"> Kentucky Department of Agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Under the agreement, Kentucky will file an application with the federal government for a permit to import hemp seeds, and the federal government will process the application in an expeditious manner. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/feds-and-kentucky-settle-differences-over-hemp-seed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/feds-and-kentucky-settle-differences-over-hemp-seed#comments Government Miscellaneous Untagged Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:24:00 +0000 108651 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Alabama plans for drones http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-plans-drones <div class="node-body article-body">Alabama Governor Robert Bentley last week charged the Alabama Drone Task Force to review the requirements to further Alabama’s use of drones in areas of agriculture, conservation and law enforcement.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-plans-drones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-plans-drones#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:06:00 +0000 108641 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>John Fulton, Auburn University engineer, demonstrates a UAV at the Autauga County farm of Andy Wendland.</p> Alabama Farmers Federation North Carolina Extension announces new strategic plan http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/north-carolina-extension-announces-new-strategic-plan <div class="field-byline"> Justin Moore, North Carolina Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service announced a strategic plan for restructuring the century-old organization by targeting its strengths, improving access to services across the state and refocusing resources to support its refined core areas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/north-carolina-extension-announces-new-strategic-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/north-carolina-extension-announces-new-strategic-plan#comments Government Miscellaneous Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:35:00 +0000 108401 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The &nbsp;North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service held a listening session for its employees and others during the State Extension Conference in Raleigh on Nov. 6, 2013.</p> North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service Ebola virus hit with ‘tobacco juice’ http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ebola-virus-hit-tobacco-juice <div class="node-body blog-body">Score a big one for the ingenuity which turned some special tobacco juice into a lifesaving Ebola serum and a remarkable plant into a way to efficiently mass produce it.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/ebola-virus-hit-tobacco-juice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ebola-virus-hit-tobacco-juice#comments Government Miscellaneous Tobacco Tobacco Untagged Farm Press Blog Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:38:00 +0000 108321 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Cotton Transition Assistance Program Enrollment underway http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-transition-assistance-program-enrollment-underway <div class="node-body article-body">Cotton farmers can enroll in the Cotton Transition Assistance Program from Aug. 11 through Oct. 7.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-transition-assistance-program-enrollment-underway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-transition-assistance-program-enrollment-underway#comments Cotton Government Markets Cotton Fri, 08 Aug 2014 12:12:00 +0000 108301 at http://southeastfarmpress.com USDA moves closer to deregulating Enlist corn, soybeans http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/usda-moves-closer-deregulating-enlist-corn-soybeans <div class="node-body article-body">The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service issued Aug. 6 a final environmental impact statement on Dow’s Enlist corn and soybean, stating the technology poses no plant pest risk to agricultural crops or other plants in the United States.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/usda-moves-closer-deregulating-enlist-corn-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/usda-moves-closer-deregulating-enlist-corn-soybeans#comments Government Grains Miscellaneous Soybeans Herbicide-tolerant crops Thu, 07 Aug 2014 16:08:00 +0000 108281 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Preliminary Base Acreage and Payment Yields Decision Calculator available http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/preliminary-base-acreage-and-payment-yields-decision-calculator-available <div class="field-byline"> Georgia Peanut Commission </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At the Southern Peanut Growers Conference in Panama City, Florida, the National Center for Peanut Competitiveness officially launched the "Preliminary Base Acreage and Payment Yields Decision Calculator." </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/preliminary-base-acreage-and-payment-yields-decision-calculator-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/preliminary-base-acreage-and-payment-yields-decision-calculator-available#comments Cotton Government Grains Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Management National Peanut Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:17:00 +0000 108241 at 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