Tyron Spearman has more information about some of the new farmers tools that are now available through USDA.
A variety of USDA crop reports are coming out at 12-noon Eastern Friday which many people are eagerly awaiting. And according to Lance Honig, with the National Ag Statistics Service, this October report also will include acreage numbers.
The current issue of Southeast AgNet This Week includes information on nearly $118 million in USDA grants to strengthen markets for specialty crops and news of an agreement to settle the longstanding cotton dispute in the World Trade Organization. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.
Cotton growers are being reminded of the issues with contaminants in their crop. Georgia Cotton Commission’s Richey Seaton urges everyone to take the extra steps to keep this from being a big problem this year.
While a few small moves were found, Tyron Spearman reports there were no real changes in peanut prices this week.
Tyron Spearman has an update on how the peanut crop looks and where harvest stands at this time.
As crops are being harvested this fall, and with colder weather coming this winter, Cindy Zimmerman says those who use propane are being urged to prepare.
Conditions for harvest in some areas of the Southeast haven’t been the best the past couple of weeks, but according to Tyron Spearman, many will be working hard this week to get caught up.
Over the last several months, the United States and Brazil have held intensified discussions to resolve the cotton dispute, and yesterday it was announced the two governments had reached an agreement providing for formal termination of the cotton case at the WTO Dispute Settlement Body. And Georgia Cotton Commission’s Richey Seaton says it’s great news for cotton growers.
Opponents of the proposed “Waters of the U.S.” rule have opened a new avenue of attack, accusing the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers of thwarting requirements of the Administrative procedure Act.
Now that fall has arrived, pasture and rangeland conditions across the country continue to hold up well.
Executive Director of the Georgia Cotton Commission, Richey Seaton, invites everyone to learn more about the state’s cotton industry at their booth located at the Georgia National Fair which kicks off today in Perry.
From the Georgia Peanut Commission:
TIFTON, Ga. (Oct. 1, 2014) – The Georgia Peanut Commission will be traveling to Athens, Georgia, this upcoming weekend to promote peanuts during Homecoming weekend at the University of Georgia. While in Athens, GPC will pass out koozies adorning the Georgia Peanuts logo, as well as its famous little red bags of peanuts to football fans and Athens-area residents, alike.
During the 2013 football season, GPC held the promotion in Athens for the first time and received outstanding results. During the course of the Read the rest of this entry »
From the U.S. Department of Agriculture:
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 – Today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman announced that the United States and Brazil have reached agreement to settle the longstanding Cotton dispute in the World Trade Organization (WTO). Under the terms of the agreement, Brazil will terminate the Cotton case, giving up its rights to countermeasures against U.S. trade or any further proceedings in this dispute. Brazil has also agreed not to Read the rest of this entry »
From the National Cotton Council:
MEMPHIS — The National Cotton Council appreciates the U.S. government’s successful efforts to conclude the U.S.-Brazil trade dispute in the World Trade Organization through negotiation, thereby avoiding retaliation.
NCC Chairman Wally Darneille reiterated that the U.S. cotton industry has undertaken extensive efforts to Read the rest of this entry »
Tyron Spearman has an update on how the peanut crop looks as of this week and how harvest is progressing.
Today’s issue of Southeast AgNet This Week includes information on new USDA risk management programs and a reminder about an important deadline. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.
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