Government http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6111/more en ‘Don’t let up’ on farm bill decision-making http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/don-t-let-farm-bill-decision-making <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers are being encouraged to keep working toward a decision for base reallocation and yield updates now that the Feb. 27 deadline has been extended to March 31.</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/don-t-let-farm-bill-decision-making" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/don-t-let-farm-bill-decision-making#comments Cotton Government Thu, 05 Mar 2015 02:10:00 +0000 123321 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>JAMES RICHARDSON, center, co-director of the Agricultural and Food Policy Center at Texas A&amp;M University, says farmer sessions with the AFPC&#39;s Farm Bill Decision Aid dropped by half when USDA extended the base reallocation and yield update deadline. With Dr. Richardson are Joe Outlaw, left co-director of AFPC and Travis Miller<span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px;">, Extension interim associate director for state operations.&nbsp;</span></p> Cotton ‘singled out’ in Brazil case, farm bill, NCC chairman says http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-singled-out-brazil-case-farm-bill-ncc-chairman-says <div class="node-body video-body">Marketing loan gains will be included in the payment limit calculations in the 2014 farm bill, a feature that could be problematic for farmers involved in ARC or PLC.</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/cotton-singled-out-brazil-case-farm-bill-ncc-chairman-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-singled-out-brazil-case-farm-bill-ncc-chairman-says#comments Cotton Markets Government Management Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:04:00 +0000 123311 at http://deltafarmpress.com Corn ethanol bill to gut U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard? http://deltafarmpress.com/government/corn-ethanol-bill-gut-us-renewable-fuel-standard <div class="field-deck"> Biofuel advocates punch back </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bill would remove corn-derived ethanol as an option to fulfill Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) production goals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/corn-ethanol-bill-gut-us-renewable-fuel-standard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/corn-ethanol-bill-gut-us-renewable-fuel-standard#comments Soybeans Corn Government Agriculture Technology Miscellaneous Ethanol Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:35:00 +0000 123271 at http://deltafarmpress.com ‘Great’ employees keep a cotton gin moving http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/great-employees-keep-cotton-gin-moving <div class="node-body video-body">Southern Cotton Ginner of the Year Gregg Sain gives credit to employees for smooth-operating gin in Kennett, Mo. </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/great-employees-keep-cotton-gin-moving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/great-employees-keep-cotton-gin-moving#comments Cotton Government Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:31:00 +0000 123211 at http://deltafarmpress.com Farm program sign-up extended 30 days http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-program-sign-extended-30-days <div class="field-deck"> New deadline of March 31 ‘a great relief’ </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“The deadline extension comes as a great relief -- for both the FSA staff and the farmers."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-program-sign-extended-30-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-program-sign-extended-30-days#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Government Management Crop Farm Bill Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:02:00 +0000 123161 at http://deltafarmpress.com Mid-South agriculture law/regulations on April 17 meeting agenda http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mid-south-agriculture-lawregulations-april-17-meeting-agenda <div class="field-deck"> Register now for the Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference to kick off April 17.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mid-south-agriculture-lawregulations-april-17-meeting-agenda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mid-south-agriculture-lawregulations-april-17-meeting-agenda#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Government Management Agriculture Technology Miscellaneous Business Practices and Systems Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:32:00 +0000 122831 at http://deltafarmpress.com Farm bill update: Today is last day to update yields, reallocate base acres http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/farm-bill-update-today-last-day-update-yields-reallocate-base-acres <div class="field-byline"> Anita Wilson and Bobby Coats </div> <div class="field-deck"> Last chance - make an appointment today </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Feb. 27, 2015, is the last day to update crop yields and/or reallocate base acres under the 2014 farm bill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/farm-bill-update-today-last-day-update-yields-reallocate-base-acres" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/farm-bill-update-today-last-day-update-yields-reallocate-base-acres#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Markets Government Management Equipment Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:30:00 +0000 123131 at http://deltafarmpress.com Farm bill update: PLC and ARC questions and answers http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/farm-bill-update-plc-and-arc-questions-and-answers <div class="field-byline"> Anita Wilson and Bobby Coats </div> <div class="field-deck"> Q&A. Timeline. Webinars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The current program payment yield under the 2014 Farm Bill is the farm's counter-cyclical (CC) yield in effect on Sept. 30, 2013. The owner of the farm may choose to update the CC yield; this yield will be used to calculate PLC payments on the farm.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/farm-bill-update-plc-and-arc-questions-and-answers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/farm-bill-update-plc-and-arc-questions-and-answers#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Markets Government Management Equipment Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:17:00 +0000 123041 at http://deltafarmpress.com A visit with Louisiana Rep. Ralph Abraham http://deltafarmpress.com/government/visit-louisiana-rep-ralph-abraham <div class="field-deck"> Representing the largest row crop district in the nation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What's in store for House Agriculture Committee in new year?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/visit-louisiana-rep-ralph-abraham" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/visit-louisiana-rep-ralph-abraham#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Livestock Markets Government Legislation Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:46:00 +0000 122411 at http://deltafarmpress.com Farmers get some breathing room on base, yield decisions http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farmers-get-some-breathing-room-base-yield-decisions <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers can come to county Farm Service Agency offices and make an appointment to discuss base reallocation and yield updates later if they can't complete the paperwork for the process by Friday (Feb. 27) afternoon. </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/farmers-get-some-breathing-room-base-yield-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farmers-get-some-breathing-room-base-yield-decisions#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Markets Government Management Equipment Tue, 24 Feb 2015 17:34:00 +0000 123021 at http://deltafarmpress.com