Government http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6111/more en Federal agencies’ regulatory overreach criticized http://deltafarmpress.com/government/federal-agencies-regulatory-overreach-criticized <div class="field-deck"> Republican agriculture commissioners deride Waters of the U.S. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">RACC takes federal agencies to task over attempted expansion of authorities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/federal-agencies-regulatory-overreach-criticized" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/federal-agencies-regulatory-overreach-criticized#comments Government Regulations Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:23:00 +0000 118331 at http://deltafarmpress.com Interview with Brig. Gen. Peter DeLuca (Continued) http://deltafarmpress.com/government/interview-brig-gen-peter-deluca-continued <div class="node-body video-body">Implementing Water Resources Reform and Development Act could help inland waterways system deal with extremes of flood and drought, commander says.</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/interview-brig-gen-peter-deluca-continued" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/interview-brig-gen-peter-deluca-continued#comments Government Equipment Agriculture Technology Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:39:00 +0000 118301 at http://deltafarmpress.com USDA unveils new conservation innovation grants totaling $15.7 million http://deltafarmpress.com/government/usda-unveils-new-conservation-innovation-grants-totaling-157-million <div class="field-deck"> List includes projects in Mississippi and Louisiana </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces $15.7 million in grants at help public-private partnerships improve conservation efforts on farmland.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/usda-unveils-new-conservation-innovation-grants-totaling-157-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/usda-unveils-new-conservation-innovation-grants-totaling-157-million#comments Government Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:12:00 +0000 118251 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>DEPUTY AGRICULTURE Secretary Krysta Harden listens as Tunica County, Miss., farmer Patrick Johnson describes conservation efforts on his farm. USDA announced a new series of Conservation Innovation Grants that included projects in Mississippi.</p> What price infrastructure improvements for Inland Waterways? http://deltafarmpress.com/government/what-price-infrastructure-improvements-inland-waterways <div class="node-body video-body">Lack of investments in transportation infrastructure could slow U.S. economic expansion, retiring Mississippi Valley Division commander says.</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/what-price-infrastructure-improvements-inland-waterways" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/what-price-infrastructure-improvements-inland-waterways#comments Corn Government Management Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:47:00 +0000 118241 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Council urges emergency relief for Highway 6 bridges http://deltafarmpress.com/government/delta-council-urges-emergency-relief-highway-6-bridges <div class="field-deck"> 'Legal' loads unable to traverse major east-west Delta highway </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Delta Council leaders seek short- and long-term solutions for improving highway infrastructure as trucking delays add costs to grain farming operations.</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/delta-council-urges-emergency-relief-highway-6-bridges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/delta-council-urges-emergency-relief-highway-6-bridges#comments Government Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:46:00 +0000 118211 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>WILLIE HUFF, left, chief of enforcement for the Mississippi Department of Transportation, and Butch Scipper, vice chairman of the Delta Council Transportation Committee, respond to questions at a meeting on the Mississippi Highway 6 bridge situation.</em></p> Railcar dearth, conservation easements and FSA modernization http://deltafarmpress.com/government/railcar-dearth-conservation-easements-and-fsa-modernization <div class="field-deck"> USDA’s Vilsack addresses pressing agricultural issues </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Where are the railcars needed to transport bumper grain crops?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/railcar-dearth-conservation-easements-and-fsa-modernization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/railcar-dearth-conservation-easements-and-fsa-modernization#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Farm Bill Import and Export Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:09:00 +0000 118111 at http://deltafarmpress.com House votes to halt expansion of EPA waterways authority http://deltafarmpress.com/government/house-votes-halt-expansion-epa-waterways-authority <div class="field-deck"> White House would likely veto </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act passes House.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/house-votes-halt-expansion-epa-waterways-authority" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/house-votes-halt-expansion-epa-waterways-authority#comments Government Irrigation Legislation Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:02:00 +0000 118121 at http://deltafarmpress.com USDA grants extension for CCC loan repayments in Arkansas grain case http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/usda-grants-extension-ccc-loan-repayments-arkansas-grain-case <div class="node-body article-body">Arkansas Secretary of Agriculture Butch Calhoun says USDA’s announcement it will grant an extension of time for Arkansas farmers affected by the Turner Grain situation to repay CCC loans will be helpful to those producers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/usda-grants-extension-ccc-loan-repayments-arkansas-grain-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/usda-grants-extension-ccc-loan-repayments-arkansas-grain-case#comments Markets Government Tue, 09 Sep 2014 18:17:00 +0000 118091 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press Calendar of Events http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-farm-press-calendar-events <div class="node-body article-body">Important 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 Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Growers must sign up for Cotton Transition Assistance Payment by Oct. 7 http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/growers-must-sign-cotton-transition-assistance-payment-oct-7 <div class="node-body video-body">Growers with cotton base acres urged to make appointment at county Farm Service Agency office and apply for Cotton Transition Assistance Program payments before cotton harvest begins in earnest.</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/growers-must-sign-cotton-transition-assistance-payment-oct-7" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/growers-must-sign-cotton-transition-assistance-payment-oct-7#comments Cotton Government Management Miscellaneous Fri, 05 Sep 2014 21:45:00 +0000 118061 at http://deltafarmpress.com