Government http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6111/more en USDA will resurvey soybean acreage in Arkansas, Missouri http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/usda-will-resurvey-soybean-acreage-arkansas-missouri <div class="field-byline"> Ryan McGeeney, University of Arkansas </div> <div class="field-deck"> Some report numbers may be in doubt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“The last two years in a row, we’ve broken our state average yield. We’ve had record yields, and we’ve still lost cotton acres.” -- Bill Robertson, Arknasas Extension cotton agronomist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/usda-will-resurvey-soybean-acreage-arkansas-missouri" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/usda-will-resurvey-soybean-acreage-arkansas-missouri#comments Cotton Soybeans Rice Markets Government Grain Sorghum Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:53:00 +0000 126681 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press Delta Farm Press Calendar of Events http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-farm-press-calendar-events <div class="node-body article-body">Meetings, trade shows, field days and conferences for those involved in Mid-South agriculture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-farm-press-calendar-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-farm-press-calendar-events#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Events Wed, 01 Jul 2015 11:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com 13-state lawsuit to challenge EPA's Waters of the U.S. rule http://deltafarmpress.com/13-state-lawsuit-challenge-epas-waters-us-rule <div class="node-body link-body">Attorneys general from 13 states announce lawsuit alleging the U.S. EPA and Army Corps Waters of the U.S. rule expands federal land control.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://deltafarmpress.com/site-files/deltafarmpress.com/files/WaterDrainDFP.jpg?1435672121" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/13-state-lawsuit-challenge-epas-waters-us-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:46:00 +0000 126591 at http://deltafarmpress.com GMO labeling hot topic during House hearing http://deltafarmpress.com/government/gmo-labeling-hot-topic-during-house-hearing <div class="field-deck"> Proposed law would create federal standards, overriding states </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Annual cost of GMO labeling to a family would be $500?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/gmo-labeling-hot-topic-during-house-hearing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/gmo-labeling-hot-topic-during-house-hearing#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Government Trade Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:36:00 +0000 126441 at http://deltafarmpress.com One more time: Don’t delay enrolling in ARC/PLC programs in the new farm bill http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/one-more-time-don-t-delay-enrolling-arcplc-programs-new-farm-bill <div class="field-deck"> Payments could be held up if signup falters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Completing ARC/PLC enrollment by Sept. 30 farm bill deadline will set pace for ARC or PLC payments that are triggered by those calculations.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/one-more-time-don-t-delay-enrolling-arcplc-programs-new-farm-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/one-more-time-don-t-delay-enrolling-arcplc-programs-new-farm-bill#comments Cotton Corn Government Sun, 28 Jun 2015 22:41:00 +0000 126531 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>FSA OFFICIALS will no longer require farmers to present evidence to &nbsp;prove their PLC yields, but many will be subject to spot checks.</p> Biobased industry adds $369 billion, 4 million jobs to U.S. economy - report http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/biobased-industry-adds-369-billion-4-million-jobs-us-economy-report <div class="node-body article-body">2014 farm bill provisions will expand opportunities in the biobased sector by promoting advanced biofuels, renewable chemicals, and biobased product manufacturing efforts</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/biobased-industry-adds-369-billion-4-million-jobs-us-economy-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/biobased-industry-adds-369-billion-4-million-jobs-us-economy-report#comments Soybeans Corn Government Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:20:00 +0000 126281 at http://deltafarmpress.com Photo: Getty Images Parched farms to get additional USDA assistance http://deltafarmpress.com/government/parched-farms-get-additional-usda-assistance <div class="field-deck"> Drought increases peril of wildfires </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Our fire seasons now are about 60 to 80 days longer than they were three decades ago. The number of acres we’re burning has about doubled over the same time frame. We’re looking at bigger and more catastrophic fires.” -- Robert Bonnie, USDA undersecretary.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/parched-farms-get-additional-usda-assistance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/parched-farms-get-additional-usda-assistance#comments Government Management Drought Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:56:00 +0000 126461 at http://deltafarmpress.com University of Arkansas Extension Service to conduct ARC/PLC Enrollment webinar http://deltafarmpress.com/government/university-arkansas-extension-service-conduct-arcplc-enrollment-webinar <div class="node-body article-body">University of Arkansas and Arkansas Farm Service Agency to hold webinar on enrolling in Agricultural Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage programs.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/university-arkansas-extension-service-conduct-arcplc-enrollment-webinar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/university-arkansas-extension-service-conduct-arcplc-enrollment-webinar#comments Government Management Thu, 25 Jun 2015 02:16:00 +0000 126471 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Anita Wilson, Arkansas Farm Service Agency</p> LSU AgCenter escapes major budget cuts, thanks to rural legislators http://deltafarmpress.com/government/lsu-agcenter-escapes-major-budget-cuts-thanks-rural-legislators <div class="node-body video-body">Bill Richardson, LSU vice president for agriculture, thanks legislator for key vote that averted a veto of funding for the LSU AgCenter's research stations and Extension offices.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/lsu-agcenter-escapes-major-budget-cuts-thanks-rural-legislators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/lsu-agcenter-escapes-major-budget-cuts-thanks-rural-legislators#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Government Fri, 19 Jun 2015 16:17:00 +0000 126361 at http://deltafarmpress.com Legalities of drone use in U.S. - June 30 webinar http://deltafarmpress.com/agriculture-technology/legalities-drone-use-us-june-30-webinar <div class="field-byline"> Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">On June 30, the National Agricultural Law Center will host a webinar: “Unmanned Aerial Systems in Agriculture: Preparing for Legal Issues.” The webinar “will address the current legal and future status of unmanned aerial systems and vehicles — commonly known as drones,</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/agriculture-technology/legalities-drone-use-us-june-30-webinar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/agriculture-technology/legalities-drone-use-us-june-30-webinar#comments Government Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Tue, 16 Jun 2015 15:29:00 +0000 126231 at http://deltafarmpress.com Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas