Government http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en Corn growers say now is worst time to alter Renewable Fuel Standard http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/corn-growers-say-now-worst-time-alter-renewable-fuel-standard <div class="node-body article-body">In reference to an attempt in the Senate to attach an anti-ethanol amendment to the Keystone XL legislation, NCGA pointed out the many benefits of ethanol and the reason why it’s an important part of our fuel supply.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/corn-growers-say-now-worst-time-alter-renewable-fuel-standard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/corn-growers-say-now-worst-time-alter-renewable-fuel-standard#comments Government Grains Grains Regulations Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:19:00 +0000 111661 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>National Corn Growers Association President Chip Bowling.</p> American Farm Bureau ratifies 2015 public policy positions http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/american-farm-bureau-ratifies-2015-public-policy-positions <div class="field-byline"> American Farm Bureau Federation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmer and rancher delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 96th Annual Convention Jan. 13 approved resolutions that will provide the organization grassroots authority to ask Congress to finish many measures that remain unsettled at the start of 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/american-farm-bureau-ratifies-2015-public-policy-positions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/american-farm-bureau-ratifies-2015-public-policy-positions#comments Government Management Markets Miscellaneous Government American Farm Bureau Federation Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:10:00 +0000 111601 at http://southeastfarmpress.com New widespread federal program to focus conservation efforts at the local level http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/new-widespread-federal-program-focus-conservation-efforts-local-level <div class="node-body article-body">Currently, more than 60,000 landowners representing 4 million acres are enrolled in U.S. conservation programs. The newly created USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program looks to accelerate that amount in the coming years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/new-widespread-federal-program-focus-conservation-efforts-local-level" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/new-widespread-federal-program-focus-conservation-efforts-local-level#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Sustainable Agriculture Regulations USDA Wed, 14 Jan 2015 17:19:00 +0000 111521 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>THE USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program will fund conservation programs proposed and designed by local initiatives.</p> Southeast 2014 crop production numbers released http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/southeast-2014-crop-production-numbers-released <div class="node-body article-body">Southeast row crop production was a mixed bag in 2014. Some record average yields were hit in some states, while total 2014 production dropped for some crops in some states.</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/management/southeast-2014-crop-production-numbers-released" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/southeast-2014-crop-production-numbers-released#comments Cotton Government Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Crops Marketing and Promotion Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:40:00 +0000 111471 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Photo by National Corn Growers Association Tailgate Talk: General thoughts about 2,4-D and dicamba-resistant crops http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/tailgate-talk-general-thoughts-about-24-d-and-dicamba-resistant-crops <div class="field-byline"> Eric P. Prostko, University of Georgia Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The hot weed science topic this winter will most likely be the launch (???) of 2,4-D and dicamba-resistant crops. As with any new technology, there will some bumps, bruises and a new learning curve. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/tailgate-talk-general-thoughts-about-24-d-and-dicamba-resistant-crops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/tailgate-talk-general-thoughts-about-24-d-and-dicamba-resistant-crops#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Herbicide-tolerant crops Soybean Thu, 08 Jan 2015 13:48:00 +0000 111421 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>When it comes to new auxin herbicides, small and fine droplets are out while large and coarse (very, extremely, ultra) droplets are in!! &nbsp;Throw your old flat fan or hollow cone tips in the trash.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> United Soybean Board GMOs, other technology a must for meeting food security challenges http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/gmos-other-technology-must-meeting-food-security-challenges <div class="node-body article-body">Panelists discussing global food security challenges at the North Carolina Agriculture and Biotechnology Summit at North Carolina State University in Raleigh Nov. 18 all agreed that modern technology such as genetically modified organisms is a must for feeding a growing world population</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/gmos-other-technology-must-meeting-food-security-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/gmos-other-technology-must-meeting-food-security-challenges#comments Equipment Government Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Management Tue, 06 Jan 2015 15:27:00 +0000 111191 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Panelists discussing the need for modern technology to meet growing food security challenges during the North Carolina Agriculture &amp; Biotechnology Summit held at North Carolina State University in Raleigh Nov. 18 were from left Steve Shafer,&nbsp; Cecilia Chi-Ham,&nbsp; Michiel van Lookeren Campagne and Ron Stotish.</p> North Carolina State University Help selecting between ARC or PLC programs http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/help-selecting-between-arc-or-plc-programs <div class="node-body article-body">ARC or PLC? Online simulators and tools designed to help growers test out various market scenarios and make an informed choice.</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/grains/help-selecting-between-arc-or-plc-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/help-selecting-between-arc-or-plc-programs#comments Government Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Crop Grains Mon, 05 Jan 2015 14:25:00 +0000 111391 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Farm Bill educational meetings scheduled across Tennessee http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-educational-meetings-scheduled-across-tennessee <div class="field-byline"> University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Row crops producers and other interested parties are encouraged to attend any of 12 meetings in early 2015 across Tennessee regarding the farm bill. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-educational-meetings-scheduled-across-tennessee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-educational-meetings-scheduled-across-tennessee#comments Cotton Government Management Markets Miscellaneous Soybeans Government Fri, 02 Jan 2015 19:44:00 +0000 111361 at http://southeastfarmpress.com It’s time to resolve longstanding policy battles http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/it-s-time-resolve-longstanding-policy-battles <div class="field-byline"> Bob Stallman, American Farm Bureau </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The New Year is upon us, and with it comes a new Congress. The challenges we face, on the other hand, are rather old. It’s time to resolve longstanding policy battles so the business of agriculture can grow in 2015 and beyond. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/it-s-time-resolve-longstanding-policy-battles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/it-s-time-resolve-longstanding-policy-battles#comments Government Management Markets Miscellaneous Government Fri, 02 Jan 2015 14:54:00 +0000 111331 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Regulations struggle to keep up with UAVs http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/regulations-struggle-keep-uavs <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s becoming clearer as time goes on that the adoption of UAVs at the farm level won’t happen nearly as quickly as GPS guidance and other technologies that fall under the heading of “precision agriculture.” </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/regulations-struggle-keep-uavs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/regulations-struggle-keep-uavs#comments Equipment Government Management Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Sat, 27 Dec 2014 19:18:00 +0000 110931 at http://southeastfarmpress.com