Government http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en 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 USDA unveils new peanut insurance policy available for 2015 crop http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/usda-unveils-new-peanut-insurance-policy-available-2015-crop <div class="node-body article-body">A new peanut revenue policy will be available for eligible peanut producers for the 2015 crop year in all counties where yield-based insurance coverage is currently offered.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/usda-unveils-new-peanut-insurance-policy-available-2015-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/usda-unveils-new-peanut-insurance-policy-available-2015-crop#comments Government Peanuts National Peanut Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:47:00 +0000 109411 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Farm bill decision aid goes live as USDA announces farm bill rules http://southeastfarmpress.com/farm-bill-decision-aid-goes-live-usda-announces-farm-bill-rules <div class="node-body link-body">James Richardson says he and other Texas A&M University analysts realized early on that what became the Agricultural Act of 2014 wasn’t going to be business as usual for the nation’s farmers.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/farm-bill-decision-aid-goes-live-usda-announces-farm-bill-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:51:00 +0000 109401 at http://southeastfarmpress.com ARC, PLC coverage ready for farmers http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/arc-plc-coverage-ready-farmers <div class="node-body article-body">After allotting base, farmers can now choose between options offered through Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs, the main risk management programs of the 2014 Farm Bill commodity farm safety net. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/arc-plc-coverage-ready-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/arc-plc-coverage-ready-farmers#comments Government Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Cereal Grains National Oil Seeds USDA Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:04:00 +0000 109391 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>FARMERS NOW can sign up for Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs through their local Farm Service Agency.</p> A few more things to think about at harvest time http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/few-more-things-think-about-harvest-time <div class="node-body blog-body">Don't forget about looming USDA deadlines in the midst of harvest.</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/few-more-things-think-about-harvest-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/few-more-things-think-about-harvest-time#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:54:00 +0000 109041 at http://southeastfarmpress.com EPA pulls back on West Virginia farm's stormwater runoff case http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/epa-pulls-back-west-virginia-farms-stormwater-runoff-case <div class="field-byline"> American Farm Bureau </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Court for the Northern District of West Virginia earlier ruled against EPA and in favor of farmer Lois Alt in October 2013. The court rejected EPA’s contention that the Clean Water Act regulates ordinary stormwater runoff from the farmyard at large livestock or poultry farms.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/epa-pulls-back-west-virginia-farms-stormwater-runoff-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/epa-pulls-back-west-virginia-farms-stormwater-runoff-case#comments Government American Farm Bureau Federation Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:14:00 +0000 109331 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Crop Insurance focus for cotton in farm program http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/crop-insurance-focus-cotton-farm-program <div class="node-body article-body">Cotton producers will have some important decisions to make once sign-up for the farm program begins, and the most important thing to remember is that cotton is not a covered commodity under the 2014 farm bill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/crop-insurance-focus-cotton-farm-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/crop-insurance-focus-cotton-farm-program#comments Cotton Government Markets Miscellaneous Farm Bill 2012 Cotton Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:11:00 +0000 109231 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>SPEAKING AT THE morning session of the 2014 North Carolina Cotton Field Day in Rocky Mount Sept. 10, Craig Brown, vice president of producer affairs for the National Cotton Council, said cotton is not a covered commodity under the 2014 farm bill and crop insurance is the focus for cotton under the farm program.</p> Georgia Exports Conference Oct. 8 in Tifton, Ga. http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/georgia-exports-conference-oct-8-tifton-ga <div class="field-byline"> Jordan Hill, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More than 25 percent of Georgia-grown agricultural crops are exported to other countries and that percent is growing. Those interested in learning more about the export market can attend the Georgia Exports Conference Oct. 8 in Tifton, Ga.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/georgia-exports-conference-oct-8-tifton-ga" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/georgia-exports-conference-oct-8-tifton-ga#comments Government Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Vegetables Import and Export Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:35:00 +0000 109321 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Georgia Exports Conference Oct. 8 in Tifton, Ga.</p> USDA deregulates Dow’s Enlist corn, soybean traits http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-deregulates-dow-s-enlist-corn-soybean-traits <div class="node-body article-body">With the USDA action, the ball now goes to the Environmental Protection Agency for registration of Enlist Duo herbicide, the companion herbicide to the Enlist traits. Approval for Enlist Duo is expected in the near future.</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/usda-deregulates-dow-s-enlist-corn-soybean-traits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-deregulates-dow-s-enlist-corn-soybean-traits#comments Government Grains Management Soybeans Corn Herbicide-tolerant crops Soybean Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:45:00 +0000 109271 at http://southeastfarmpress.com USDA to survey Southern vegetable growers http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/usda-survey-southern-vegetable-growers <div class="node-body article-body">In the Southern Region, vegetable producers in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina will be contacted between October 1 and November 20 by NASS representatives who will be conducting in-person interviews with growers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/usda-survey-southern-vegetable-growers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/usda-survey-southern-vegetable-growers#comments Government Vegetables Regulations Vegetables Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:23:00 +0000 109141 at http://southeastfarmpress.com