Government http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en ‘Don’t let up’ on making farm bill decision-making http://southeastfarmpress.com/don-t-let-making-farm-bill-decision-making <div class="node-body link-body">Some farmers and landowners may have breathed too much of a sigh of relief when Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a decision to extend the 2014 farm bill’s Feb. 27 deadline for base reallocation and yield updates to March 31.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://southeastfarmpress.com/site-files/southeastfarmpress.com/files/farm-bill-basics.JPG?1425563129" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/don-t-let-making-farm-bill-decision-making" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Management Markets Miscellaneous Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:42:00 +0000 112751 at http://southeastfarmpress.com North Carolina ag, military seek to forge partnerships http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/north-carolina-ag-military-seek-forge-partnerships <div class="node-body article-body">Both the military and agriculture have a huge impact on the economy of North Carolina and leaders from both sectors are seeking ways the two can work together.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/north-carolina-ag-military-seek-forge-partnerships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/north-carolina-ag-military-seek-forge-partnerships#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Management Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:03:00 +0000 112361 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Col. Yori Escalante, left, and Col. Andrew Bernard, center, say the need for air space and the ability to fly in rural North Carolina is critical for the state&rsquo;s military bases. Joining the two is North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler who stressed the importance of agriculture and military partnerships during the annual Ag Development Forum held during the Southern Farm Show in Raleigh in February.</p> Wilson meets with South Carolina Farm Bureau leaders in Washington http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/wilson-meets-south-carolina-farm-bureau-leaders-washington <div class="field-byline"> Southeast Farm Press </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) met with representatives of the South Carolina Farm Bureau in Washington, D.C. Feb. 25 and discussed environmental regulations, labor concerns, immigration and transportation issues facing agriculture, while highlighting the important role farming plays in the South Carolina economy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/wilson-meets-south-carolina-farm-bureau-leaders-washington" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/wilson-meets-south-carolina-farm-bureau-leaders-washington#comments Government U.S. House Sat, 28 Feb 2015 03:59:00 +0000 112621 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">Members of the South Carolina Farm Bureau&rsquo;s National Advocacy committee meet with U.S.Rep. &nbsp;Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) &nbsp;in National Statutory Hall of the U.S. Capitol Building.</span></p> March 31 new deadline for farm bill base, yield update and ARC, PLC programs http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/march-31-new-deadline-farm-bill-base-yield-update-and-arc-plc-programs <div class="node-body article-body">A one-time extension will be provided to producers for the new safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/march-31-new-deadline-farm-bill-base-yield-update-and-arc-plc-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/march-31-new-deadline-farm-bill-base-yield-update-and-arc-plc-programs#comments Cotton Government Grains Markets Peanuts Soybeans Legislation Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:55:00 +0000 112611 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Regulators and farmers can find common ground http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/regulators-and-farmers-can-find-common-ground <div class="node-body blog-body">Once upon a time, a regulatory agency together with grower groups and good science found common ground based on common sense, and a drastic blow against the viability of one of the region’s top farming sectors was averted. </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/regulators-and-farmers-can-find-common-ground" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/regulators-and-farmers-can-find-common-ground#comments Government Management Vegetables Groups & Organizations National Vegetables Farm Press Blog Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:07:00 +0000 112601 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Farmers get some breathing room on base, yield decisions http://southeastfarmpress.com/farmers-get-some-breathing-room-base-yield-decisions <div class="node-body link-body">Farmers who wish to reallocate base acres and update yields can contact their county Farm Service Agency office and make an appointment to do so later if they cannot complete the paperwork by Friday’s national deadline.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://southeastfarmpress.com/site-files/southeastfarmpress.com/files/FlaPeanutPlanting3.JPG?1424806715" /> </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/farmers-get-some-breathing-room-base-yield-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Grains Peanuts Soybeans Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:35:00 +0000 112541 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Required farmer training rolls out ahead of new cotton herbicide launch http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/required-farmer-training-rolls-out-ahead-new-cotton-herbicide-launch <div class="node-body article-body">Cotton growers and pesticide applicators in Georgia will likely be required to take training before they can use the new dicamba herbicide formulations from Monsanto or BASF.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/required-farmer-training-rolls-out-ahead-new-cotton-herbicide-launch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/required-farmer-training-rolls-out-ahead-new-cotton-herbicide-launch#comments Cotton Government Management Markets Miscellaneous Cotton Herbicide-tolerant crops Weeds Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:04:00 +0000 112461 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>GEORGIA FARMERS AND farm pesticide applicators lineup in Moultrie, Ga., to register for &ldquo;Using Pesticides Wisely,&rdquo; a training likely required before applicators can use the new dicamba herbicide formulations from Monsanto or BASF.</p> What to know about FAA’s proposed new drone rules http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/what-know-about-faa-s-proposed-new-drone-rules <div class="node-body article-body">Federal Aviation Administration earlier this week proposed a framework of regulations to allow the use of certain non-recreational small unmanned aircraft systems, or UASs (also known as drones). The rules would limit flights to daylight and visual-line-of-sight operations. </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/what-know-about-faa-s-proposed-new-drone-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/what-know-about-faa-s-proposed-new-drone-rules#comments Equipment Government Miscellaneous Regulations Technology Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:04:00 +0000 112391 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Nat’l Peanut Board cautioned on research agreement http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nat-l-peanut-board-cautioned-research-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">The wording in the National Peanut Board’s current research agreement could have a negative effect on the industry’s current effort towards mapping the peanut genome. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nat-l-peanut-board-cautioned-research-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nat-l-peanut-board-cautioned-research-agreement#comments Government Management Markets Peanuts Marketing and Promotion National Peanut Board Peanut Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:35:00 +0000 112321 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>&quot;MY ONLY CAUTION is about the wording in your current contract. When you add the word &lsquo;technology,&rsquo; you&rsquo;ve covered a broad area,&quot; Howard Valentine, executive director of the Peanut Foundation, told the National Peanut Board at its meeting Feb. 5</p> National Peanut Board delays vote on sharing technology overseas http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/national-peanut-board-delays-vote-sharing-technology-overseas <div class="node-body article-body">The National Peanut Board has delayed for one year approving an agreement with research institutions that would restrict the sharing of commercial products – such as seed varieties developed with grower-funded research funds – with international competitors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/national-peanut-board-delays-vote-sharing-technology-overseas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/national-peanut-board-delays-vote-sharing-technology-overseas#comments Government Management Markets Peanuts Groups & Organizations Marketing and Promotion Peanut Fri, 13 Feb 2015 19:00:00 +0000 112271 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>DURING A NATIONAL PEANUT BOARD meeting Feb. 5, peanut industry stakeholders discussed the pros and cons of prohibiting the sharing of technology -- such as seed varieties developed with grower-funded research funds --&nbsp; outside the U.S.</p>