Government http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en Multimillion dollar ag projects key parts of North Carolina bond package http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/multimillion-dollar-ag-projects-key-parts-north-carolina-bond-package <div class="node-body article-body">A $2 billion bond package will be on the March 15 North Carolina primary ballot and will include funding for a new plant science research building at North Carolina State University and funding for a new laboratory complex for the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/multimillion-dollar-ag-projects-key-parts-north-carolina-bond-package" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/multimillion-dollar-ag-projects-key-parts-north-carolina-bond-package#comments Government Election Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:12:00 +0000 118291 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The bond will include $85 million in funding for a new plant sciences building on N.C. State&rsquo;s Centennial Campus in Raleigh.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> New financial series to help your farm survive (maybe thrive) in 2016 http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/new-financial-series-help-your-farm-survive-maybe-thrive-2016 <div class="node-body blog-body">“Managing the Margins: 2016” is a Farm Press editorial series providing up-to-date strategies to manage the financial risks of farming in the Southeast.</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/new-financial-series-help-your-farm-survive-maybe-thrive-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/new-financial-series-help-your-farm-survive-maybe-thrive-2016#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Orchard Crops Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Finance Farm Press Blog Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:44:00 +0000 118051 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Top Southeast farm stories for week ending Feb. 5 http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/top-southeast-farm-stories-week-ending-feb-5 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Cotton industry is not giving up on cottonseed designation. USDA reinstated marketing certificates to redeem commodities from marketing loan program. You can go broke just breaking even these days. There’s a massive fire in Kentucky, a disaster waiting in North Carolina wheat, and other top stories from this week in Southeast farming news.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/top-southeast-farm-stories-week-ending-feb-5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/top-southeast-farm-stories-week-ending-feb-5#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Markets Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:25:00 +0000 118401 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Ed Duskin finishes ‘great ride’ as lead staff member for SCPA http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/ed-duskin-finishes-great-ride-lead-staff-member-scpa <div class="node-body video-body">Ed Duskin handing off the reins at Southern Crop Production Association after more than four decades of service to crop protection industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/ed-duskin-finishes-great-ride-lead-staff-member-scpa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/ed-duskin-finishes-great-ride-lead-staff-member-scpa#comments Cotton Government Management Fri, 29 Jan 2016 15:18:00 +0000 118221 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Secretary Vilsack, designate cottonseed as ‘other oilseed’ and help http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/secretary-vilsack-designate-cottonseed-other-oilseed-and-help <div class="field-byline"> Gary W. Black, Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. cotton industry and specifically cotton producers are struggling with the effects of low prices for cotton, weak demand and growing competition from heavily-subsidized foreign producers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/secretary-vilsack-designate-cottonseed-other-oilseed-and-help" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/secretary-vilsack-designate-cottonseed-other-oilseed-and-help#comments Cotton Government Cotton Thu, 28 Jan 2016 20:29:00 +0000 118201 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The infrastructure for the U.S. cotton industry will continue to shrink unless there is a stabilizing policy for cotton to help sustain the industry in periods of low prices such as currently exist today.</p> Federal court denies EPA move to vacate herbicide label http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/federal-court-denies-epa-move-vacate-herbicide-label <div class="field-byline"> Willie Vogt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dow AgroSciences can continue to market Enlist Duo and its registration remains fully intact for all labeled uses. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/federal-court-denies-epa-move-vacate-herbicide-label" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/federal-court-denies-epa-move-vacate-herbicide-label#comments Cotton Equipment Government Management Peanuts Soybeans Herbicides Wed, 27 Jan 2016 20:34:00 +0000 118171 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Krysta Harden, a ‘Georgia farm girl,’ leaving USDA http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/krysta-harden-georgia-farm-girl-leaving-usda <div class="node-body article-body">Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Krysta Harden announced she is stepping down from her post at the end of February. Michael Scuse, undersecretary for farm and foreign agricultural services, will become the acting deputy secretary.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/krysta-harden-georgia-farm-girl-leaving-usda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/krysta-harden-georgia-farm-girl-leaving-usda#comments Cotton Government Livestock Management Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Government USDA Sun, 24 Jan 2016 16:38:00 +0000 118061 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Ryan Quarles sworn in as Kentucky's new commissioner of agriculture http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/ryan-quarles-sworn-kentuckys-new-commissioner-agriculture <div class="node-body article-body">Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles pledged to run an efficient, transparent Kentucky Department of Agriculture that advocates for Kentucky’s agriculture industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/ryan-quarles-sworn-kentuckys-new-commissioner-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/ryan-quarles-sworn-kentuckys-new-commissioner-agriculture#comments Government Management Regulations Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:12:00 +0000 117951 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Ryan Quarles was elected Kentucky&#39;s agriculture commissioner in November. Prior to assuming the agriculture commissioner post, he served three terms as a state representative from his home town of Georgetown.</p> Corn growers say WOTUS resolution veto by president hurts http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/corn-growers-say-wotus-resolution-veto-president-hurts <div class="node-body article-body">President Barack Obama vetoed a congressional resolution that would have disapproved the Environmental Protection Agency's new definition of the "Waters of the United States" rule.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/corn-growers-say-wotus-resolution-veto-president-hurts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/corn-growers-say-wotus-resolution-veto-president-hurts#comments Government Grains Management Soybeans Regulations Wed, 20 Jan 2016 15:11:00 +0000 117991 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Jan. 13, the House of Representatives passed &nbsp;joint resolution S.J. Res. 22 to disapprove the Waters of the United States, or <span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="WOTUS">WOTUS</span>, rule under a Congressional Review Act.</p> Perfect herbicide: Don’t expect help from new chemistry and this is why http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/perfect-herbicide-don-t-expect-help-new-chemistry-and-why <div class="field-byline"> Stanley Culpepper and William Vencill, UGA weed scientists </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Let’s say we want to try to bring new herbicide chemistry to the farm today and make that perfect herbicide. What do we need to do?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/perfect-herbicide-don-t-expect-help-new-chemistry-and-why" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/perfect-herbicide-don-t-expect-help-new-chemistry-and-why#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Cotton Herbicide-tolerant crops Soybean Mon, 18 Jan 2016 18:41:00 +0000 117971 at http://southeastfarmpress.com