Government http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en Farm data: Farmers worry regulators, market speculators might get private info http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/farm-data-farmers-worry-regulators-market-speculators-might-get-private-info <div class="field-byline"> American Farm Bureau Federation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fully 77.5 percent of farmers surveyed said they feared regulators and other government officials might gain access to their private information without their knowledge or permission. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/farm-data-farmers-worry-regulators-market-speculators-might-get-private-info" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/farm-data-farmers-worry-regulators-market-speculators-might-get-private-info#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Regulations Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:19:00 +0000 109951 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Gallery: UASs (or drones) fly over south Georgia field http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/gallery-uass-or-drones-fly-over-south-georgia-field <div class="node-body gallery-body">Hobbyists can fly UASs, but the FAA earlier this summer said farmers, ranchers or commercial operators can’t fly a UAS over commercial fields. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/gallery-uass-or-drones-fly-over-south-georgia-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/gallery-uass-or-drones-fly-over-south-georgia-field#comments Cotton Equipment Government Management Miscellaneous Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:51:00 +0000 109921 at http://southeastfarmpress.com 5 things to help your farm financially thrive in 2015 http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/5-things-help-your-farm-financially-thrive-2015 <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If crop prices do not improve, how will producers survive and thrive in 2015? For starters, we have to start now as the 2014 crop harvest is winding up.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/5-things-help-your-farm-financially-thrive-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/5-things-help-your-farm-financially-thrive-2015#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Chemicals Finance Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:20:00 +0000 109841 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Prices for 2015 do not look to improve drastically upon the 2014 harvest prices.</p> Florida’s orange crop estimated at 108 million boxes http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-s-orange-crop-estimated-108-million-boxes <div class="field-byline"> Florida Citrus Mutual </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Department of Agriculture released its initial forecast for 2014-2015 pegging the Florida orange crop at 108 million boxes, up from last season’s total of 104.4 million.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-s-orange-crop-estimated-108-million-boxes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-s-orange-crop-estimated-108-million-boxes#comments Government Orchard Crops Citrus Mon, 13 Oct 2014 21:15:00 +0000 109701 at http://southeastfarmpress.com USDA Tar Heel tobacco, peach growers favor check-offs as 2014 assessments kick in http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tar-heel-tobacco-peach-growers-favor-check-offs-2014-assessments-kick <div class="node-body article-body">Thanks to the new assessment on flue-cured tobacco in North Carolina, the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina will have the resources it needs to protect and advocate for the business of growing tobacco,</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tar-heel-tobacco-peach-growers-favor-check-offs-2014-assessments-kick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tar-heel-tobacco-peach-growers-favor-check-offs-2014-assessments-kick#comments Government Markets Orchard Crops Tobacco Peaches Thu, 09 Oct 2014 18:54:00 +0000 109451 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p class="Default">THANKS TO THE new assessment on flue-cured tobacco in North Carolina, the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina will have the resources it needs to protect and advocate for the business of growing tobacco, says grower-president Tim Yarbrough of Prospect Hill, N.C.&nbsp;</p> Ag co-ops set record for annual sales and income in 2013 http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/ag-co-ops-set-record-annual-sales-and-income-2013 <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. agricultural cooperatives set a new sales record in 2013, with total business volume of more than $246 billion, surpassing the previous record set in 2012 by $8 billion.This third consecutive year of record sales reflects increased sales in the overall farm economy in 2013. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/ag-co-ops-set-record-annual-sales-and-income-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/ag-co-ops-set-record-annual-sales-and-income-2013#comments Government Management Markets Miscellaneous Buying/Purchasing Management Marketing and Promotion Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:32:00 +0000 109671 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>AG CO-OPS set record net income (before taxes) of $6.2 billion in 2013, besting the previous high of $6.1 billion set in 2012.</p> National Corn Growers Assocition Farm bill sign-up dates not to forget http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-sign-dates-not-forget <div class="node-body article-body">As harvest grabs time and attention this fall, farmers need to remember some important dates in regard to the new farm bill as windows of time will soon open to sign up for key new programs such as Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage, along with opportunity to update yield and base histories. </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/government/farm-bill-sign-dates-not-forget" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-sign-dates-not-forget#comments Cotton Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Legislation Wed, 08 Oct 2014 12:43:00 +0000 109641 at http://southeastfarmpress.com National Corn Growers Association STAX and farm bill workshops scheduled across Cotton Belt http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/stax-and-farm-bill-workshops-scheduled-across-cotton-belt <div class="field-byline"> National Cotton Council </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The National Cotton Council has scheduled educational meetings across the Cotton Belt to provide in-depth information on insurance options for cotton under The Agricultural Act of 2014. Here are the dates, times and locations for the meetings to be held in the Southeast, which start in November.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/stax-and-farm-bill-workshops-scheduled-across-cotton-belt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/stax-and-farm-bill-workshops-scheduled-across-cotton-belt#comments Cotton Government Cotton Tue, 07 Oct 2014 13:47:00 +0000 109601 at http://southeastfarmpress.com U.S. fruit, vegetable, nut production to get $118 million boost http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/us-fruit-vegetable-nut-production-get-118-million-boost <div class="node-body article-body">USDA will allocate $118 in grants to support markets and research for specialty crops like fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, horticulture and nursery crops.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/us-fruit-vegetable-nut-production-get-118-million-boost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/us-fruit-vegetable-nut-production-get-118-million-boost#comments Government Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Vegetables Fruits Vegetables Fri, 03 Oct 2014 16:29:00 +0000 109561 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>WATERMELON PLANTS IN a greenhouse. USDA, as authorized through the 2014 Farm Bill, will award $118 million in grants to help the U.S. fruit, vegetable and nut industries.</p> Longstanding U.S.-Brazil cotton dispute comes to an end http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/longstanding-us-brazil-cotton-dispute-comes-end <div class="node-body article-body">The United States and Brazil have settled their decade-old cotton dispute in the World Trade Organization. Under the new agreement, Brazil will terminate the cotton case, giving up its rights to countermeasures against U.S. trade or any further proceedings in the dispute and will bring no new WTO actions against U.S. cotton support programs while the current U.S. Farm Bill is in force.</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/government/longstanding-us-brazil-cotton-dispute-comes-end" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/longstanding-us-brazil-cotton-dispute-comes-end#comments Cotton Government Markets Miscellaneous Cotton Import and Export National Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:50:00 +0000 109501 at http://southeastfarmpress.com