Government http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en 5 financial things to do as harvest gears up http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/5-financial-things-do-harvest-gears <div class="node-body gallery-body">As the 2015 harvest season nears, producers should have a clearer view of their cash flow, remaining expenses and predicted yields, or their monetary and production situation. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/5-financial-things-do-harvest-gears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/5-financial-things-do-harvest-gears#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:11:00 +0000 115571 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Cycling through the downside of a farm economy http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/cycling-through-downside-farm-economy <div class="node-body blog-body">People in the ag industry hope the bloody-nose-feeling the sector feels now at least means it has hit the dirty floor of the down cycle.</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/cycling-through-downside-farm-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/cycling-through-downside-farm-economy#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Blog Cotton Marketing and Promotion Soybean Farm Press Blog Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:01:00 +0000 115561 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Farm profitability: USDA report paints less-than-rosy picture for 2015 http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/farm-profitability-usda-report-paints-less-rosy-picture-2015 <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Net farm income is forecast to be $58.3 billion in 2015, down 36 percent from 2014’s estimate of $91.1 billion. The 2015 forecast for net farm income would be the lowest since 2006.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/farm-profitability-usda-report-paints-less-rosy-picture-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/farm-profitability-usda-report-paints-less-rosy-picture-2015#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Buying/Purchasing USDA Tue, 25 Aug 2015 21:33:00 +0000 115551 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Crop receipts for 2015 are expected to decrease by $12.9 billion (6.2 percent) in 2015, led by a projected $7.1-billion decline in corn receipts, $3.4 billion in soybean receipts, and $1.6 billion in wheat receipts compared to 2014.</p> North Carolina ag sector worth $76 billion -- one-sixth of state’s income, jobs http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/north-carolina-ag-sector-worth-76-billion-one-sixth-state-s-income-jobs <div class="field-byline"> NC State </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Food, fiber and forestry industries contributed $76 billion of the $471 billion gross North Carolina product. That’s more than 17 percent.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/north-carolina-ag-sector-worth-76-billion-one-sixth-state-s-income-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/north-carolina-ag-sector-worth-76-billion-one-sixth-state-s-income-jobs#comments Cotton Government Markets Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Marketing and Promotion Tue, 11 Aug 2015 13:35:00 +0000 115361 at http://southeastfarmpress.com 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>