Government http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en EPA classifies glyphosate as ‘not likely carcinogenic’ then pulls report http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/epa-classifies-glyphosate-not-likely-carcinogenic-then-pulls-report <div class="node-body article-body">EPA appears to have published an official classification of glyphosate as “not likely to be carcinogenic.” But the status of the action is unclear because EPA pulled the committee’s report offline.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/epa-classifies-glyphosate-not-likely-carcinogenic-then-pulls-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/epa-classifies-glyphosate-not-likely-carcinogenic-then-pulls-report#comments Cotton Government Grains Soybeans Tue, 03 May 2016 18:43:00 +0000 119991 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Farm economy gets sobering testimony http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/farm-economy-gets-sobering-testimony <div class="node-body blog-body">Testimonies given at the House Committee on Agriculture’s “Focus on the Farm Economy” hearings were sobering and vividly framed just how bad the current farm economic crisis is in the country.</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/farm-economy-gets-sobering-testimony" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/farm-economy-gets-sobering-testimony#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Markets Peanuts Soybeans Inputs Legislation Farm Press Blog Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:11:00 +0000 119901 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Farming in the South riskier than in Midwest http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/farming-south-riskier-midwest <div class="field-byline"> Todd Davis, University of Kentucky Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Midwest has lower yield risk and lower insurance premiums than any area outside of the core production region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/farming-south-riskier-midwest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/farming-south-riskier-midwest#comments Equipment Government Grains Managing the Margins Soybeans Crops Crop Legislation Wed, 13 Apr 2016 14:15:00 +0000 119701 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The lower yield potential and greater yield risk reduces land value appreciation in the South and limits the opportunity to build equity as in the Midwest.</p> Sen. Grassley authors bill to stop ‘farm subsidy loophole’ http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/sen-grassley-authors-bill-stop-farm-subsidy-loophole <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers already being hammered by low commodity prices and a reduced safety net in the 2014 farm bill may face additional challenges if new legislation introduced by Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, gains passage.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/sen-grassley-authors-bill-stop-farm-subsidy-loophole" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/sen-grassley-authors-bill-stop-farm-subsidy-loophole#comments Cotton Government Soybeans Government Wed, 13 Apr 2016 11:31:00 +0000 119671 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa</p> Getty Images AFBF President Duvall speaks about group’s ‘weight’ in Washington http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/afbf-president-duvall-speaks-about-group-s-weight-washington <div class="field-byline"> By Holly Spangler, Penton Ag </div> <div class="field-deck"> New AFBF president takes calls from presidential candidates. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New AFBF president Zippy Duvall takes calls from presidential candidates, challenges farmers to look at circles of influence, advisors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/afbf-president-duvall-speaks-about-group-s-weight-washington" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/afbf-president-duvall-speaks-about-group-s-weight-washington#comments Cotton Government Grains Markets Peanuts Soybeans American Farm Bureau Federation Fri, 08 Apr 2016 17:52:00 +0000 119601 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>AFBF president Zippy Duvall spoke of regulatory push-back, telling the Illinois crowds, &ldquo;If we can defray any part of regulations coming down, we&rsquo;ll head off additional costs coming your way.&rdquo;</p> Photo by Cyndi Wiggs, Illinois Farm Bureau. Templeton is new Tennessee agriculture commissioner http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/templeton-new-tennessee-agriculture-commissioner <div class="node-body article-body">Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced March 31 the appointment of Jai Templeton, a sixth generation Tennessee farmer, as commissioner of the Department of Agriculture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/templeton-new-tennessee-agriculture-commissioner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/templeton-new-tennessee-agriculture-commissioner#comments Government Miscellaneous Government Fri, 01 Apr 2016 17:05:00 +0000 119441 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Jai Templeton</p> Prospective planting: Southeast corn up, peanuts down, cotton steady http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/prospective-planting-southeast-corn-peanuts-down-cotton-steady <div class="node-body article-body">Southeast farmers say they will plant less peanuts and soybeans in 2016 with cotton acres remaining steady. They say they will plant more corn, however, and that sticks with the national trend of other U.S. corn farmers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/prospective-planting-southeast-corn-peanuts-down-cotton-steady" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/prospective-planting-southeast-corn-peanuts-down-cotton-steady#comments Cotton Government Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Management Thu, 31 Mar 2016 18:40:00 +0000 119431 at http://southeastfarmpress.com South Carolina farmers face critical decisions after historic flooding http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/south-carolina-farmers-face-critical-decisions-after-historic-flooding <div class="field-byline"> Scott Miller, Clemson University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Crops abandoned after last year’s South Carolina flood could be problematic as the 2016 planting season gets under way. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/south-carolina-farmers-face-critical-decisions-after-historic-flooding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/south-carolina-farmers-face-critical-decisions-after-historic-flooding#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Flooding Wed, 30 Mar 2016 16:57:00 +0000 119411 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Field prep underway in South Carolina ahead of 2016 planting.</p> Clemson University With ag trade to Cuba, Southeast states are ahead of the rest http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ag-trade-cuba-southeast-states-are-ahead-rest <div class="node-body blog-body">Virginia recently passed Georgia as the No. 1 state in the country for farm and forestry exports to Cuba.</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/ag-trade-cuba-southeast-states-are-ahead-rest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ag-trade-cuba-southeast-states-are-ahead-rest#comments Equipment Government Grains Livestock Managing the Margins Orchard Crops Soybeans Tobacco Import and Export Legislation Farm Press Blog Fri, 25 Mar 2016 17:24:00 +0000 119321 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>A ship at the Port of New Orleans. Photo courtesy of the United Soybean Board.</p> US and Cuba authorize agriculture exchange activities http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/us-and-cuba-authorize-agriculture-exchange-activities <div class="node-body article-body">Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced USDA will allow the 22 U.S. industry-funded Research and Promotion Programs and 18 Marketing Order organizations to conduct authorized research and information exchange activities with Cuba.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/us-and-cuba-authorize-agriculture-exchange-activities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/us-and-cuba-authorize-agriculture-exchange-activities#comments Cotton Government Grains Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Organizations Mon, 21 Mar 2016 17:31:00 +0000 119291 at http://southeastfarmpress.com