Markets http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6111/more en Farm bill changes some farm loan programs http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-changes-some-farm-loan-programs <div class="node-body article-body">The 2014 Farm Bill updates certain requirements and modifies several loan programs administered by the Farm Service Agency. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-changes-some-farm-loan-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-changes-some-farm-loan-programs#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Legislation National Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:28:00 +0000 105051 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Cotton market breaks 80-cent ceiling for ’14 crop, remains skeptical http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-market-breaks-80-cent-ceiling-14-crop-remains-skeptical <div class="field-byline"> Don Shurley, University of Georgia Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cotton 2014 crop breaks 80-cents per pound range for first time second week of April; not great profit but at least the market is headed in right direction.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-market-breaks-80-cent-ceiling-14-crop-remains-skeptical" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-market-breaks-80-cent-ceiling-14-crop-remains-skeptical#comments Cotton Markets Cotton Strategy Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:57:00 +0000 105041 at http://southeastfarmpress.com US, Japan fail to bridge gap on ag market access, tariffs http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/us-japan-fail-bridge-gap-ag-market-access-tariffs <div class="field-byline"> U.S. Grains Council </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Trans Pacific Partnership aims for higher level of trade liberalization than the Japan-Australia agreement and wants Japan to make greater efforts to eliminate tariffs on their sensitive agricultural products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/us-japan-fail-bridge-gap-ag-market-access-tariffs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/us-japan-fail-bridge-gap-ag-market-access-tariffs#comments Government Grains Markets Trade Associations Wheat Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:29:00 +0000 105021 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Tobacco growers discuss 2014 supply imbalance, new varieties http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tobacco-growers-discuss-2014-supply-imbalance-new-varieties <div class="node-body article-body">North Carolina tobacco farmer Tim Yarbrough plans to increase 2014 tobacco acreage but no more than a 5-percent and remains concerned about tobacco supply and demand in 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tobacco-growers-discuss-2014-supply-imbalance-new-varieties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tobacco-growers-discuss-2014-supply-imbalance-new-varieties#comments Management Markets Tobacco Tobacco Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:09:00 +0000 104731 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Tim Yarbrough, a flue-cured grower in Prospect Hill, North Carolina.</p> Drinkable-food developer slams farms http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/drinkable-food-developer-slams-farms <div class="node-body blog-body">If not for this being in National Geographic, I’d likely not write this blog about Soylent. But I have a real problem with the publication giving space to a product developed by a fellow who to me is talking out of both sides of his mouth.</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/drinkable-food-developer-slams-farms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/drinkable-food-developer-slams-farms#comments Grains Livestock Markets Soybeans Untagged Farm Press Blog Wed, 02 Apr 2014 19:17:00 +0000 104701 at http://southeastfarmpress.com North Carolina continues to lose farms, but rate of land loss slows http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/north-carolina-continues-lose-farms-rate-land-loss-slows <div class="field-byline"> N.C. Dept. of Ag &amp; Consumer Services </div> <div class="node-body article-body">North Carolina had 2,700 fewer farms in 2012 than it did in 2007. The state’s 50,210 farms occupy 8.41 million acres of land. In 2007, there were 52,913 farms on 8.47 million acres.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/north-carolina-continues-lose-farms-rate-land-loss-slows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/north-carolina-continues-lose-farms-rate-land-loss-slows#comments Cotton Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Corn Inputs Soybean Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:52:00 +0000 104651 at http://southeastfarmpress.com USDA crop estimates hit close to expectations http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/usda-crop-estimates-hit-close-expectations <div class="field-byline"> Darrel Good, University of Illinois ag economist </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The USDA&#39;s much-anticipated estimates of March 1 grain stocks and 2014 planting intentions released March 31 contained a few surprises, but no major shocks. March 1 corn stocks and planting intentions are a bit smaller than the average trade guess.&nbsp; March 1 soybean stocks were almost equal to the average trade guess, while planting intentions are slightly larger than expected.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/usda-crop-estimates-hit-close-expectations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/usda-crop-estimates-hit-close-expectations#comments Government Grains Management Markets Soybeans Corn Marketing and Promotion Soybean Mon, 31 Mar 2014 23:13:00 +0000 104631 at http://southeastfarmpress.com USDA report: Soybeans look to set acreage record, peanuts up http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/usda-report-soybeans-look-set-acreage-record-peanuts <div class="node-body article-body">Total U.S. peanut acreage will be up 29 percent in 2014. Total upland cotton acres will increase 7 percent compared to last year but down in some Southern states. U.S. soybean acres set to set record and higher in Southeast, too, with wheat acres down, according to USDA Prospective Plantings report issued March 31.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/usda-report-soybeans-look-set-acreage-record-peanuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/usda-report-soybeans-look-set-acreage-record-peanuts#comments Cotton Government Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Corn Cotton Marketing and Promotion Peanut Soybean Wheat Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:35:00 +0000 104621 at http://southeastfarmpress.com FSA ready for 2014 MAL and LDP requests, sets loan rates http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/fsa-ready-2014-mal-and-ldp-requests-sets-loan-rates <div class="node-body article-body">Farm Service Agency will begin accepting requests for marketing assistance loans and loan deficiency payments for eligible 2014 commodities. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/fsa-ready-2014-mal-and-ldp-requests-sets-loan-rates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/fsa-ready-2014-mal-and-ldp-requests-sets-loan-rates#comments Cotton Grains Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Legislation National Strategy Fri, 28 Mar 2014 18:37:00 +0000 104601 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Farmers get way to accept customer debit, credit and SNAP payments http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/farmers-get-way-accept-customer-debit-credit-and-snap-payments <div class="field-byline"> Mary Johnson, Alabama Farmers Federation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alabama farmer finds MarketLink and gets free equipment and services to accept customer debit and credit card payments and SNAP electronic transfers for his products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/farmers-get-way-accept-customer-debit-credit-and-snap-payments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/farmers-get-way-accept-customer-debit-credit-and-snap-payments#comments Equipment Government Livestock Markets Miscellaneous Electronics and digital equipment Strategy Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:53:00 +0000 104591 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>MARKETLINK is a program that provides farmers with the equipment needed to accept digital payments from customers.</p>