Orchard Crops http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6081/more en 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 USDA extends ARC and PLC sign-up deadlines http://deltafarmpress.com/government/usda-extends-arc-and-plc-sign-deadlines <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="field-deck"> April 7 now deadline to update yields, reallocate base acres, and make final selections </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farm owners and producers now have until April 7 to choose between Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), the safety-net programs established by the 2014 farm bill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/usda-extends-arc-and-plc-sign-deadlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/usda-extends-arc-and-plc-sign-deadlines#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Government Farm Bill Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:23:00 +0000 124021 at http://deltafarmpress.com