Government http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en USDA deregulates Dow’s Enlist corn, soybean traits http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-deregulates-dow-s-enlist-corn-soybean-traits <div class="node-body article-body">With the USDA action, the ball now goes to the Environmental Protection Agency for registration of Enlist Duo herbicide, the companion herbicide to the Enlist traits. Approval for Enlist Duo is expected in the near future.</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/usda-deregulates-dow-s-enlist-corn-soybean-traits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-deregulates-dow-s-enlist-corn-soybean-traits#comments Government Grains Management Soybeans Corn Herbicide-tolerant crops Soybean Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:45:00 +0000 109271 at http://southeastfarmpress.com USDA to survey Southern vegetable growers http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/usda-survey-southern-vegetable-growers <div class="node-body article-body">In the Southern Region, vegetable producers in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina will be contacted between October 1 and November 20 by NASS representatives who will be conducting in-person interviews with growers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/usda-survey-southern-vegetable-growers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/usda-survey-southern-vegetable-growers#comments Government Vegetables Regulations Vegetables Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:23:00 +0000 109141 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Why you should check FSA on your acreage history for base reallocation http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/why-you-should-check-fsa-your-acreage-history-base-reallocation <div class="field-byline"> Nathan Smith and Don Shurley, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farm owners need to cross check with farm records that the planted and considered planted acreage recorded by FSA is correct. If any information appears to be incomplete or incorrect, contact your local FSA office before September 26. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/why-you-should-check-fsa-your-acreage-history-base-reallocation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/why-you-should-check-fsa-your-acreage-history-base-reallocation#comments Cotton Government Grains Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Legislation Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:10:00 +0000 109031 at http://southeastfarmpress.com North Florida farm bill meeting Sept. 5 http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/north-florida-farm-bill-meeting-sept-5 <div class="node-body article-body">Public meeting for local farmers and ranchers explains Farm Bill financial assistance programs, Sept. 5, 8:30 a.m.- noon, at University of Florida Seminole County Extension Office, 250 West County Home Road, Sanford, FL 32773. Contact Dave Millard, 321-633-1702 ext.241.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/north-florida-farm-bill-meeting-sept-5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/north-florida-farm-bill-meeting-sept-5#comments Government Crops Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:22:00 +0000 108791 at http://southeastfarmpress.com "Right to farm" could soon be seen in other states http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/right-farm-could-soon-be-seen-other-states <div class="node-body blog-body">Measures such as the "Right to Farm" amendment recently passed in Missouri could soon be seen in other states.</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/right-farm-could-soon-be-seen-other-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/right-farm-could-soon-be-seen-other-states#comments Government Livestock Management Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:12:00 +0000 108421 at http://southeastfarmpress.com McAuliffe touts Va. ag resource management program http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/mcauliffe-touts-va-ag-resource-management-program <div class="node-body article-body">Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Monday joined Virginia agricultural and conservation leaders in endorsing and promoting the state’s new agricultural Resource Management Plan (RMP) program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/mcauliffe-touts-va-ag-resource-management-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/mcauliffe-touts-va-ag-resource-management-program#comments Government Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:33:00 +0000 108671 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The program, which was approved in the 2011 General Assembly session, encourages farmers to have a private sector RMP developer create a plan for their farm or any portion of it.</p> Crop donations can bring big tax savings http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/crop-donations-can-bring-big-tax-savings <div class="field-byline"> Marc Lovell, University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers facing a higher-income 2014 in need of tax-saving strategies should consult their tax advisor on the use of the donated crop strategy because of the significant tax savings that can result. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/crop-donations-can-bring-big-tax-savings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/crop-donations-can-bring-big-tax-savings#comments Cotton Government Grains Markets Peanuts Soybeans Books Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:34:00 +0000 108661 at http://southeastfarmpress.com United Soybean Board Feds and Kentucky settle differences over hemp seed http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/feds-and-kentucky-settle-differences-over-hemp-seed <div class="field-byline"> Kentucky Department of Agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Under the agreement, Kentucky will file an application with the federal government for a permit to import hemp seeds, and the federal government will process the application in an expeditious manner. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/feds-and-kentucky-settle-differences-over-hemp-seed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/feds-and-kentucky-settle-differences-over-hemp-seed#comments Government Miscellaneous Untagged Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:24:00 +0000 108651 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Alabama plans for drones http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-plans-drones <div class="node-body article-body">Alabama Governor Robert Bentley last week charged the Alabama Drone Task Force to review the requirements to further Alabama’s use of drones in areas of agriculture, conservation and law enforcement.</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/equipment/alabama-plans-drones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-plans-drones#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:06:00 +0000 108641 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>John Fulton, Auburn University engineer, demonstrates a UAV at the Autauga County farm of Andy Wendland.</p> Alabama Farmers Federation North Carolina Extension announces new strategic plan http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/north-carolina-extension-announces-new-strategic-plan <div class="field-byline"> Justin Moore, North Carolina Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service announced a strategic plan for restructuring the century-old organization by targeting its strengths, improving access to services across the state and refocusing resources to support its refined core areas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/north-carolina-extension-announces-new-strategic-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/north-carolina-extension-announces-new-strategic-plan#comments Government Miscellaneous Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:35:00 +0000 108401 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The &nbsp;North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service held a listening session for its employees and others during the State Extension Conference in Raleigh on Nov. 6, 2013.</p> North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service