Government http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en Food future: Setting the table for a hotter, flatter and crowded world http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/food-future-setting-table-hotter-flatter-and-crowded-world <div class="field-byline"> Susan Benson, Clemson University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Population growth is the mother off all these ‘”wicked problems,” followed by food supply, water supply, climate change, energy, health and poverty, says Sonny Ramaswamy, director of Clemson University’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/food-future-setting-table-hotter-flatter-and-crowded-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/food-future-setting-table-hotter-flatter-and-crowded-world#comments Government Wed, 24 Jun 2015 15:05:00 +0000 114571 at http://southeastfarmpress.com A look at the commodity programs farmers pick and why http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/look-commodity-programs-farmers-pick-and-why <div class="field-byline"> Gary Schnitkey, Jonathan Coppess &amp; Nick Paulson, University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">FSA recently released enrollment data shows farmers will use revenue-based programs, particularly those of relatively straight-forward design. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/look-commodity-programs-farmers-pick-and-why" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/look-commodity-programs-farmers-pick-and-why#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Crop Wed, 17 Jun 2015 22:40:00 +0000 114441 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Overall, there is a geographical pattern to farm bill commodity program choices made by farmers.</p> Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage open enrollment dates http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/agriculture-risk-coverage-and-price-loss-coverage-open-enrollment-dates <div class="node-body article-body">Eligible producers may formally enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs for 2014 and 2015. The enrollment period begins June 17 and ends Sept. 30.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/agriculture-risk-coverage-and-price-loss-coverage-open-enrollment-dates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/agriculture-risk-coverage-and-price-loss-coverage-open-enrollment-dates#comments Cotton Government Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Government Crop Mon, 15 Jun 2015 17:17:00 +0000 114431 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Clean water: Soybean growers say the ‘nexus’ test is what’s scary http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/clean-water-soybean-growers-say-nexus-test-what-s-scary <div class="field-byline"> American Soybean Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Clean Water Rule—and before it the Waters of the U.S. rule—was meant to establish certainty by spelling out exactly which types of water are and are not covered by the Clean Water Act. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/clean-water-soybean-growers-say-nexus-test-what-s-scary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/clean-water-soybean-growers-say-nexus-test-what-s-scary#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Regulations Soybean United Soybean Board Tue, 09 Jun 2015 15:36:00 +0000 114331 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Seasonal stream runs near a cotton field in south Georgia in summer.</p> Auburn University signs pact with Cuba http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/auburn-university-signs-pact-cuba <div class="field-byline"> Auburn University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Less than six months after the U.S. announced plans to restore diplomatic and economic ties with Cuba, the Auburn University College of Agriculture has entered a historic partnership with the Agrarian University of Havana and the Cuban National Center for Animal and Plant Health </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/auburn-university-signs-pact-cuba" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/auburn-university-signs-pact-cuba#comments Government Management Markets Miscellaneous Government Trade Associations Fri, 05 Jun 2015 14:40:00 +0000 114241 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Participating in the May 21 signing of the international academic interchange agreement between the Auburn University College of Agriculture and two Cuban institutions are, seated, from left, Henry Fadamiro, assistant dean and Office of Global Programs director, Auburn College of Agriculture; Mar&iacute;a Irene Balb&iacute;n Arias. chancellor, Agrarian University of Havana; and Ondina Leon D&iacute;az, general director, Cuban National Center for Animal and Plant Health.</p> Students’ project to grow crops inside space station http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/students-project-grow-crops-inside-space-station <div class="field-byline"> BASF </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Three twelfth-grade students from the agricultural program at the Edith Stein School in Ravensburg, Germany, set up a project to examine how crops can be cultivated in microgravity. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/students-project-grow-crops-inside-space-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/students-project-grow-crops-inside-space-station#comments Government Miscellaneous Government Tue, 26 May 2015 15:11:00 +0000 114071 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Why America’s cotton producers need access to affordable crop insurance http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/why-america-s-cotton-producers-need-access-affordable-crop-insurance <div class="field-byline"> Sledge Taylor, National Cotton Council </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Without a doubt, the volatility of weather and commodity markets necessitates government assistance with crop insurance premiums so that our nation’s farmers have access to affordable and dependable crop insurance products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/why-america-s-cotton-producers-need-access-affordable-crop-insurance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/why-america-s-cotton-producers-need-access-affordable-crop-insurance#comments Cotton Government Management Cotton Crop Thu, 21 May 2015 14:50:00 +0000 114031 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Alabama will pay farmers to increase and improve irrigation http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-will-pay-farmers-increase-and-improve-irrigation <div class="node-body article-body">Alabama farmers have until May 29 to apply for funding to install or improve irrigation on their farms.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-will-pay-farmers-increase-and-improve-irrigation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-will-pay-farmers-increase-and-improve-irrigation#comments Cotton Equipment Government Management Peanuts Irrigation Wed, 20 May 2015 13:30:00 +0000 114011 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p><a href="http://al.nrcs.usda.gov" target="_blank">Eligible Alabama producers can apply for funds </a>to build irrigation reservoirs and pumping plants on their land.</p> Why would a teenager today look to the ag industry for a future? http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/why-would-teenager-today-look-ag-industry-future <div class="node-body blog-body">It is estimated the U.S. will have 57,900 high-skilled job openings annually in the food, agriculture, renewable natural resources and environment fields over the next five years.</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/why-would-teenager-today-look-ag-industry-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/why-would-teenager-today-look-ag-industry-future#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Business Crops Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 12 May 2015 15:44:00 +0000 113931 at http://southeastfarmpress.com 5 steps to meet conservation requirements paperwork http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/5-steps-meet-conservation-requirements-paperwork <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To be eligible to receive many USDA benefits, farmers who haven’t already done so must submit the AD-1026 form by June 1, showing they meet requirements for highly erodible lands and wetlands. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/5-steps-meet-conservation-requirements-paperwork" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/5-steps-meet-conservation-requirements-paperwork#comments Cotton Government Livestock Management Soybeans Vegetables Plant and Animal Health Conservation Management Tue, 12 May 2015 13:17:00 +0000 113921 at http://southeastfarmpress.com