Orchard Crops http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6081/more en Estate planning for farmers: a basic primer http://deltafarmpress.com/management/estate-planning-farmers-basic-primer <div class="field-deck"> A report from the Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farm families have the same issues as families from other professions. “As estate planners, we mustn’t get stuck into one thing and think that’s all these families care about,” said Stan Miller of Little Rock-based McChain, Miller & Nissman.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/estate-planning-farmers-basic-primer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/estate-planning-farmers-basic-primer#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Estate Planning Wed, 06 May 2015 13:29:00 +0000 124921 at http://deltafarmpress.com Flairimages, iStock Payment limitations and estate planning for farmers: avoiding pitfalls http://deltafarmpress.com/management/payment-limitations-and-estate-planning-farmers-avoiding-pitfalls <div class="field-deck"> A report from the Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Payment limitations run into conflicts with estate planners all the time. What we spend a couple of months putting together, estate planners can destroy overnight.” -- Robert Serio. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/payment-limitations-and-estate-planning-farmers-avoiding-pitfalls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/payment-limitations-and-estate-planning-farmers-avoiding-pitfalls#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Estate Planning Fri, 01 May 2015 12:19:00 +0000 124911 at http://deltafarmpress.com Mississippi versus Memphis in major water dispute http://deltafarmpress.com/government/mississippi-versus-memphis-major-water-dispute <div class="field-deck"> Report from the Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Back in 2005, Mississippi filed its first complaint against the city and the water utility. Mississippi argues that the water within the borders of the state is a sovereign resource that Tennessee has no right to.” -- Stephanie Showalter Otts, director of the National Sea Grant Law Center.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/mississippi-versus-memphis-major-water-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/mississippi-versus-memphis-major-water-dispute#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Government Management Irrigation Technology Irrigation Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:08:00 +0000 124901 at http://deltafarmpress.com Is water quality trading coming to the Mid-South? http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/water-quality-trading-coming-mid-south <div class="field-deck"> A report from the Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New market possible for Mid-South producers?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/water-quality-trading-coming-mid-south" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/water-quality-trading-coming-mid-south#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Markets Government Management Irrigation Nutrient Supply Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:58:00 +0000 124891 at http://deltafarmpress.com Mid-South conservation projects receive NRCS funding http://deltafarmpress.com/government/mid-south-conservation-projects-receive-nrcs-funding <div class="field-deck"> Projects aim to help critical watersheds, improve agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced the first set of projects it will be funding to improve water quality in critical watersheds. The $100 million that will be spent over the life of the 2014 farm bill will also “strengthen agricultural operations” according to the department.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/mid-south-conservation-projects-receive-nrcs-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/mid-south-conservation-projects-receive-nrcs-funding#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Government Irrigation Technology Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:27:00 +0000 124461 at http://deltafarmpress.com How might forestry be impacted by Waterways of the U.S. rule? http://deltafarmpress.com/government/how-might-forestry-be-impacted-waterways-us-rule <div class="field-deck"> Joe Fox, director of the Arkansas Forestry Commission, explains </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It isn’t just row crop agriculture that is fearful of the EPA’s Waterways of the U.S. (WOTUS) proposed rule. If implemented, the rule would also have a tremendous impact on forestry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/how-might-forestry-be-impacted-waterways-us-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/how-might-forestry-be-impacted-waterways-us-rule#comments Orchard Crops Markets Government Management Regulations Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:33:00 +0000 124351 at http://deltafarmpress.com EPA sends revised Waterways of U.S. rule to review http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/epa-sends-revised-waterways-us-rule-review <div class="field-deck"> Arkansas Attorney General weighs in on proposed rule </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"What you’d see is farmers not being able to farm or maintain their ability to do so. Future generations wouldn’t want to farm because of all the regulatory burdens." -- Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/epa-sends-revised-waterways-us-rule-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/epa-sends-revised-waterways-us-rule-review#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Regulations Thu, 09 Apr 2015 13:44:00 +0000 124361 at http://deltafarmpress.com Grain dealer oversight moves into Arkansas legislative spotlight http://deltafarmpress.com/government/grain-dealer-oversight-moves-arkansas-legislative-spotlight <div class="field-deck"> A chat with Andrew Grobmyer of the Agricultural Council of Arkansas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Honestly, depending on what information comes out of the court case and bankruptcy proceedings, there may be several phases of legislation that plug holes exposed by Turner (Grain).” -- Andrew Grobmyer, Agricultural Council of Arkansas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/grain-dealer-oversight-moves-arkansas-legislative-spotlight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/grain-dealer-oversight-moves-arkansas-legislative-spotlight#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Legislation Regulations Tue, 07 Apr 2015 18:23:00 +0000 124201 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press Concerns over 'actively engaged' and the federal budget http://deltafarmpress.com/government/concerns-over-actively-engaged-and-federal-budget <div class="field-deck"> A chat with Andrew Grobmyer of the Agricultural Council of Arkansas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"We feel the 2014 farm bill already provided substantial savings from the agriculture sector. To re-open it only a year after it was signed into law isn’t wise." -- Andrew Grobmyer, Agricultural Council of Arkansas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/concerns-over-actively-engaged-and-federal-budget" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/concerns-over-actively-engaged-and-federal-budget#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Legislation Regulations Thu, 02 Apr 2015 19:34:00 +0000 124211 at http://deltafarmpress.com $332 million for Agricultural Conservation Easement Program in 2015 http://deltafarmpress.com/government/332-million-agricultural-conservation-easement-program-2015 <div class="field-deck"> Signup deadline of May 15 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Under the 2014 farm bill, three conservation programs overseen by the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service were consolidated under the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program. USDA has announced that $332 million would be provided for 2015 ACEP projects.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/332-million-agricultural-conservation-easement-program-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/332-million-agricultural-conservation-easement-program-2015#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Wed, 01 Apr 2015 14:05:00 +0000 124131 at http://deltafarmpress.com