Government http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6111/more en Cotton industry concerns with regulatory issues http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-industry-concerns-regulatory-issues <div class="field-deck"> A quick rundown </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Regulatory issues were discussed by Reece Langley, National Cotton Council vice president, Washington Operations, at the mid-August ACP-Cotton Foundation joint meeting in New Orleans.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-industry-concerns-regulatory-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-industry-concerns-regulatory-issues#comments Cotton Markets Government Management Conferences Tue, 01 Sep 2015 14:52:00 +0000 128241 at http://deltafarmpress.com Cuba and China: A difference that’s difficult to fathom http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/cuba-and-china-difference-s-difficult-fathom <div class="node-body blog-body">For decades now the U.S. has been trading with and allowing open travel to China, whose government has been one of the most repressive on the planet, yet our nearest neighbor, Cuba, has been off limits to Americans for over half a century.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/cuba-and-china-difference-s-difficult-fathom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/cuba-and-china-difference-s-difficult-fathom#comments Markets Government Government Columnists Import and Export Farm Press Blog Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:10:00 +0000 128361 at http://deltafarmpress.com ICYMI: Top 7 stories of August 2015 http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/icymi-top-7-stories-august-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here are the top 7 stories from Delta Farm Press for August 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/icymi-top-7-stories-august-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/icymi-top-7-stories-august-2015#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Markets Government Management Equipment Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:28:00 +0000 128351 at http://deltafarmpress.com Waters of U.S. rule blocked by federal judge http://deltafarmpress.com/government/waters-us-rule-blocked-federal-judge <div class="field-deck"> Controversial WOTUS rule would have gone into effect Friday </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Late Thursday (Aug. 27), Judge Ralph Erickson agreed to a preliminary injunction sought by 13 states suing to block the WOTUS rule saying it is “exceptionally expansive.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/waters-us-rule-blocked-federal-judge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/waters-us-rule-blocked-federal-judge#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Irrigation Technology Regulations Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:25:00 +0000 128341 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">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 Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com For Congress: Ag appropriations, marketing certificates http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/congress-ag-appropriations-marketing-certificates <div class="field-deck"> Report from the ACP-Cotton Foundation Joint Meeting </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Langley warned that because cotton producers don’t yet have certificates and marketing loan benefits apply towards the $125,000 limit, “the FSA will be required to do reconciliation on where every producer stands. ... They want to do this reconciliation before October when any ARC or PLC payments will be made for the 2014 crop.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/congress-ag-appropriations-marketing-certificates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/congress-ag-appropriations-marketing-certificates#comments Cotton Markets Government Management Conferences Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:59:00 +0000 128251 at http://deltafarmpress.com U.S. cotton, ‘actively engaged’ and trade issues http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/us-cotton-actively-engaged-and-trade-issues <div class="field-deck"> Report from the ACP-Cotton Foundation Joint Meeting </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The FSA has said the "actively engaged" final rule is “essentially written and going through the clearance process at USDA. Their intention is to get the final rule issues by October. If they do that, it would most likely apply for the 2016 crop year." — Reece Langley, National Cotton Council.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/us-cotton-actively-engaged-and-trade-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/us-cotton-actively-engaged-and-trade-issues#comments Cotton Markets Government Management Cotton Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:38:00 +0000 128231 at http://deltafarmpress.com Vilsack on updated 2015 U.S. Farm Income Forecast http://deltafarmpress.com/government/vilsack-updated-2015-us-farm-income-forecast <div class="node-body article-body">"Today's farm income forecast is heartening for all Americans." -- Tom Vilsack, Agriculture Secretary.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/vilsack-updated-2015-us-farm-income-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/vilsack-updated-2015-us-farm-income-forecast#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Markets Government Management Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:38:00 +0000 128221 at http://deltafarmpress.com There’s no such thing as a free lunch or free road and bridge repairs http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/there-s-no-such-thing-free-lunch-or-free-road-and-bridge-repairs <div class="node-body blog-body">U.S. farmers are losing their transportation advantage over competitors like Brazil while roads and bridges crumble for lack of investment. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/there-s-no-such-thing-free-lunch-or-free-road-and-bridge-repairs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/there-s-no-such-thing-free-lunch-or-free-road-and-bridge-repairs#comments Government Farm Press Blog Mon, 24 Aug 2015 20:02:00 +0000 128151 at http://deltafarmpress.com Kicking the can, again, down ever-so-crumbling highways http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/kicking-can-again-down-ever-so-crumbling-highways <div class="node-body blog-body">As paving season melts away like an ice cube in the August sun, highwaysare in horrible condition and getting worse by the day.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/kicking-can-again-down-ever-so-crumbling-highways" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/kicking-can-again-down-ever-so-crumbling-highways#comments Government Government Columnists Farm Press Blog Mon, 24 Aug 2015 12:10:00 +0000 128081 at http://deltafarmpress.com