Orchard Crops http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6081/more en MSU president Mark Keenum named to Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research board http://deltafarmpress.com/government/msu-president-mark-keenum-named-foundation-food-and-agricultural-research-board <div class="field-deck"> Foundation part of new farm bill </div> <div class="node-body article-body"> FFAR board of directors named.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/msu-president-mark-keenum-named-foundation-food-and-agricultural-research-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/msu-president-mark-keenum-named-foundation-food-and-agricultural-research-board#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Farm Bill Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:52:00 +0000 116841 at http://deltafarmpress.com Lawmakers urge quick farm bill implementation http://deltafarmpress.com/government/lawmakers-urge-quick-farm-bill-implementation <div class="field-deck"> In face of disasters, APH adjustment major talking point </div> <div class="node-body article-body">House subcommittee hears from USDA under secretary on farm bill implementation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/lawmakers-urge-quick-farm-bill-implementation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/lawmakers-urge-quick-farm-bill-implementation#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Farm Bill Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:51:00 +0000 116651 at http://deltafarmpress.com House passes bill to reauthorize CFTC through 2018 http://deltafarmpress.com/government/house-passes-bill-reauthorize-cftc-through-2018 <div class="field-deck"> Critics charge legislation leaves market oversight lacking </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Agriculture sector pleased with House passage of CFTC-related legislation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/house-passes-bill-reauthorize-cftc-through-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/house-passes-bill-reauthorize-cftc-through-2018#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Marketing and Promotion Trade Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:51:00 +0000 115971 at http://deltafarmpress.com U.S./EU trade deal no slam dunk http://deltafarmpress.com/government/useu-trade-deal-no-slam-dunk <div class="field-deck"> Vilsack journeys to Europe to boost trade deal chances </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack meets with EU counterparts to push massive trade deal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/useu-trade-deal-no-slam-dunk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/useu-trade-deal-no-slam-dunk#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Management Government Import and Export Wed, 18 Jun 2014 12:48:00 +0000 115781 at http://deltafarmpress.com Obama signs waterways infrastructure bill into law http://deltafarmpress.com/government/obama-signs-waterways-infrastructure-bill-law <div class="field-deck"> Funding for waterways projects now being set in Congress </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To proponents' relief, Obama signs Water Resources Reform and Development Act to improve aging U.S. waterways infrastructure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/obama-signs-waterways-infrastructure-bill-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/obama-signs-waterways-infrastructure-bill-law#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Import and Export Trade Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:30:00 +0000 115761 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press MF Global customers to get back all illegally accessed funds http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/mf-global-customers-get-back-all-illegally-accessed-funds <div class="field-deck"> Some $1.6 billion in customer funds to be returned </div> <div class="node-body article-body">$1.6 billion that went 'missing' when MF Global collapsed in 2011 will be returned to customers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/mf-global-customers-get-back-all-illegally-accessed-funds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/mf-global-customers-get-back-all-illegally-accessed-funds#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Management Finance Import and Export Thu, 05 Jun 2014 06:45:00 +0000 115271 at http://deltafarmpress.com U.S. waterways act easily passes House, Senate http://deltafarmpress.com/government/us-waterways-act-easily-passes-house-senate <div class="field-deck"> WRRDA aims to fix inadequate infrastructure </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bipartisan waterways improvement act passes Congress, heads to Obama's desk. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/us-waterways-act-easily-passes-house-senate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/us-waterways-act-easily-passes-house-senate#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Import and Export Legislation Fri, 23 May 2014 17:11:00 +0000 115031 at http://deltafarmpress.com Deal struck to fund U.S. waterways improvements http://deltafarmpress.com/government/deal-struck-fund-us-waterways-improvements <div class="field-deck"> $8.2 billion legislation crucial for agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Massive improvements expected for aging U.S. waterways infrastructure if legislation passes Congress.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/deal-struck-fund-us-waterways-improvements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/deal-struck-fund-us-waterways-improvements#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Import and Export Legislation Tue, 20 May 2014 12:31:00 +0000 114961 at http://deltafarmpress.com Oversight of U.S. markets adequate in modern age? http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/oversight-us-markets-adequate-modern-age <div class="field-deck"> Hearing looks at safety of commodity market trades </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Are U.S. commodity trades markedly safer than securities trades?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/oversight-us-markets-adequate-modern-age" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/oversight-us-markets-adequate-modern-age#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Finance Import and Export Marketing and Promotion Regulations Wed, 14 May 2014 18:08:00 +0000 114891 at http://deltafarmpress.com Propane or diesel engines? http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/propane-or-diesel-engines <div class="field-deck"> Financial incentives draw producers into propane fold </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Agriculture increasingly look to propane engines for irrigation, livestock operations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/propane-or-diesel-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/propane-or-diesel-engines#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Equipment Engines Irrigation Fri, 09 May 2014 14:36:00 +0000 113991 at http://deltafarmpress.com