Government http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en USDA deputy secretary has homecoming at Peanut Conference: Part I http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/usda-deputy-secretary-has-homecoming-peanut-conference-part-i <div class="node-body video-body">Deputy Agriculture Secretary Krysta Harden says peanut industry has challenges but none that cannot be overcome with hard work and determination.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/usda-deputy-secretary-has-homecoming-peanut-conference-part-i" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/usda-deputy-secretary-has-homecoming-peanut-conference-part-i#comments Government Peanuts Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:02:00 +0000 115091 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Georgia’s Zippy Duvall wants American Farm Bureau presidency http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/georgia-s-zippy-duvall-wants-american-farm-bureau-presidency <div class="field-byline"> Georgia Farm Bureau </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Georgia Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall announced his candidacy for president of the American Farm Bureau Federation July 17.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/georgia-s-zippy-duvall-wants-american-farm-bureau-presidency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/georgia-s-zippy-duvall-wants-american-farm-bureau-presidency#comments Government Management Miscellaneous American Farm Bureau Federation Tue, 21 Jul 2015 18:45:00 +0000 114981 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Georgia Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall.</p> American Farm Bureau’s Stallman to step down as president http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/american-farm-bureau-s-stallman-step-down-president <div class="field-byline"> AFBF </div> <div class="node-body article-body">American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman announced July 14 that he will not seek reelection in January 2016 following 16 years at the helm of the nation’s largest, general farm organization. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/american-farm-bureau-s-stallman-step-down-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/american-farm-bureau-s-stallman-step-down-president#comments Government Miscellaneous American Farm Bureau Federation Tue, 14 Jul 2015 20:33:00 +0000 114901 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman.</p> Alabama to enforce catfish labeling and gets official ag bug http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/alabama-enforce-catfish-labeling-and-gets-official-ag-bug <div class="field-byline"> ALFA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley June 30 signed two Alabama Farmers Federation priority bills dealing with country of origin labeling and the queen honeybee.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/alabama-enforce-catfish-labeling-and-gets-official-ag-bug" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/alabama-enforce-catfish-labeling-and-gets-official-ag-bug#comments Cotton Government Livestock Soybeans Crops Catfish Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:56:00 +0000 114731 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley</p> 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