Government http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6031/more en Farm Bill Information meetings scheduled across region http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-information-meetings-scheduled-across-region <div class="field-byline"> Sean Hubbard, OSU communications specialist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension has partnered with the United States Department of Agriculture to host Farm Bill Information meetings at various locations throughout the state.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-information-meetings-scheduled-across-region" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-information-meetings-scheduled-across-region#comments Government Farm Bill 2012 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:49:00 +0000 89001 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Farmers should do own analysis for farm program decisions http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/farmers-should-do-own-analysis-farm-program-decisions <div class="node-body video-body">Declining prices affect farm program decisions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/farmers-should-do-own-analysis-farm-program-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/farmers-should-do-own-analysis-farm-program-decisions#comments Government Farm Bill 2012 Tue, 07 Oct 2014 22:19:00 +0000 88751 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Fed grant designed to help small farmers in New Mexico http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/fed-grant-designed-help-small-farmers-new-mexico <div class="node-body article-body">Several programs and organizations in New Mexico will share in nearly $1 million in grant funds, part of an effort to aid family farm and ranch operations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/fed-grant-designed-help-small-farmers-new-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/fed-grant-designed-help-small-farmers-new-mexico#comments Government USDA Tue, 07 Oct 2014 21:41:00 +0000 88731 at http://southwestfarmpress.com NCC to Hold STAX/farm bill workshops in Cotton Belt http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/ncc-hold-staxfarm-bill-workshops-cotton-belt <div class="field-byline"> NCC report </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cotton Belt meetings will provide an in-depth look at the new Stacked Income Protection Plan (STAX) and the Supplemental Coverage Option</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/ncc-hold-staxfarm-bill-workshops-cotton-belt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/ncc-hold-staxfarm-bill-workshops-cotton-belt#comments Government Farm Bill 2012 National Cotton Council Mon, 06 Oct 2014 20:22:00 +0000 88651 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Oklahoma Wheat Growers urge USDA to follow the law http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/oklahoma-wheat-growers-urge-usda-follow-law <div class="node-body article-body">The provision would allow producers to maintain adequate crop insurance to cover their expected production in exchange for paying a higher premium to cover any additional liability.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/oklahoma-wheat-growers-urge-usda-follow-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/oklahoma-wheat-growers-urge-usda-follow-law#comments Government Farm Bill 2012 Fri, 03 Oct 2014 00:11:00 +0000 88621 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Livestock Producers Reminded to Enroll in Livestock Forage Disaster Program by Oct. 1 http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/livestock-producers-reminded-enroll-livestock-forage-disaster-program-oct-1 <div class="field-byline"> Judith A. Canales, State Executive Director USDA – Farm Service Agency </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you’ve suffered livestock forage or feed grazing losses in 2011, 2012, 2013 or 2014, the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) may offer help</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/livestock-producers-reminded-enroll-livestock-forage-disaster-program-oct-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/livestock-producers-reminded-enroll-livestock-forage-disaster-program-oct-1#comments Government Farm Bill 2012 Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:31:00 +0000 88501 at http://southwestfarmpress.com New tool will assist with 2014 farm bill program decisions http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/new-tool-will-assist-2014-farm-bill-program-decisions <div class="field-byline"> Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“The online decision aid tool will help producers and landowners choose the program option that best suits their operation.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/new-tool-will-assist-2014-farm-bill-program-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/new-tool-will-assist-2014-farm-bill-program-decisions#comments Government Farm Bill 2012 Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:16:00 +0000 88491 at http://southwestfarmpress.com TAMU hires Extension agronomist in S. Texas http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/tamu-hires-extension-agronomist-s-texas <div class="field-byline"> Rod Santa Ana, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Josh McGinty assumed his new position effective Sept. 1.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/tamu-hires-extension-agronomist-s-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/tamu-hires-extension-agronomist-s-texas#comments Government Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) Thu, 18 Sep 2014 01:10:00 +0000 88271 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Joshua McGinty</p> Texas AgriLife National weapons lab helps create new technology for agriculture http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/national-weapons-lab-helps-create-new-technology-agriculture <div class="node-body article-body">What business would the nation's premier weapons development laboratory have with agriculture?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/national-weapons-lab-helps-create-new-technology-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/national-weapons-lab-helps-create-new-technology-agriculture#comments Government Organizations Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:23:00 +0000 88191 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Be glad you do not farm in Mexico http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/be-glad-you-do-not-farm-mexico <div class="node-body article-body">Drug cartels make farming in Mexico a difficult proposition. Some "buy and sell" crops and pocket the difference while some use local police as collection points.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/be-glad-you-do-not-farm-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/be-glad-you-do-not-farm-mexico#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:12:00 +0000 88021 at http://southwestfarmpress.com