Government http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/5489/more en Proposed side-by-side safety guidelines offer challenges http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/proposed-side-side-safety-guidelines-offer-challenges <div class="node-body article-body">New proposed handling and performance capabilities raise a red flag for the makers of utility vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/proposed-side-side-safety-guidelines-offer-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/proposed-side-side-safety-guidelines-offer-challenges#comments ATV/UV Regulations Fri, 07 Nov 2014 20:47:00 +0000 73471 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>How would a side-by-side vehicle change under new rules proposed by the Consumer Product Safety Commission? No one knows, but the industry claims mandatory testing proposed by the agency could have &#39;unintended consequences&#39; for future designs.</p> Image: Polaris The labeling debate - a tech question? http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/labeling-debate-tech-question <div class="node-body blog-body">GMO labeling measure will keep coming, guess it's time for some help from the government.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/labeling-debate-tech-question" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/labeling-debate-tech-question#comments Biotech Traits Agriculture Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 06 Nov 2014 20:38:00 +0000 73431 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Protesters are pushing for GMO labels, and the state-by-state approach is unworkable. Time for the federal government to act.</p> Rules keep farmers grounded http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/rules-keep-farmers-grounded <div class="node-body blog-body">Popularity of unmanned aerial vehicles for ag continue to rise, current lack of rules slows the process.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/rules-keep-farmers-grounded" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/rules-keep-farmers-grounded#comments Precision Farming Regulations Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:51:00 +0000 70451 at http://farmindustrynews.com A different kind of tech challenge http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/different-kind-tech-challenge <div class="node-body blog-body">Companies like Bayer CropScience are struggling to find qualified folks to take on the opportunities of agriculture - key acronym to remember? STEM</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/different-kind-tech-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/different-kind-tech-challenge#comments Crop Protection Government Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 27 Feb 2014 13:29:00 +0000 70001 at http://farmindustrynews.com Nagging problem to plague data-centric ag http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/nagging-problem-plague-data-centric-ag <div class="node-body blog-body">Your connection to the Internet will become more important than ever but the rural digital divide is still a challenge.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/nagging-problem-plague-data-centric-ag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/nagging-problem-plague-data-centric-ag#comments Farm Recordkeeping Government Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 18 Jul 2013 11:10:00 +0000 66262 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p> Rural data management, and access, will be determined by your ability to get on the Internet. The digital divide is alive and well in the country.</p> Global biotech event headed for Illinois http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/global-biotech-event-headed-illinois <div class="node-body article-body">Inconsistent global regulation of crop biotechnology could stifle trade. A symposium in August aims to address key regulatory issues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/global-biotech-event-headed-illinois" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/global-biotech-event-headed-illinois#comments Biotech Traits Crops Wed, 03 Jul 2013 11:46:00 +0000 65902 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p> An international group of biotechnology experts, regulators and farmers will meet Aug. 26, in Champaign, Ill., to tackle the issue of biotech regulation. The global nature of agriculture will require that countries work together to open doors to new-tech crops.</p> Shutterstock image. Strong interest in latest USDA sign-up for CRP enrollment http://farmindustrynews.com/business/strong-interest-latest-usda-sign-crp-enrollment <div class="field-byline"> By Karen McMahon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) remains popular. USDA received nearly 48,000 offers on more than 4.5 million acres of land for enrollment in the CRP. USDA will accept 3.9 million acres of the 4.5 million offered, according to an announcement made today by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/business/strong-interest-latest-usda-sign-crp-enrollment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/business/strong-interest-latest-usda-sign-crp-enrollment#comments Business National USDA Fri, 25 May 2012 15:43:00 +0000 56521 at http://farmindustrynews.com USDA seeks women, minority farmers for trade committees http://farmindustrynews.com/business/usda-seeks-women-minority-farmers-trade-committees <div class="field-byline"> Source: Foreign Agricultural Service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA wants to increase the diversity of its seven agricultural trade advisory committees by seeking farmers who represent a minority, are women or are disabled. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/business/usda-seeks-women-minority-farmers-trade-committees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/business/usda-seeks-women-minority-farmers-trade-committees#comments Business USDA Fri, 21 Oct 2011 12:00:00 +0000 51131 at http://farmindustrynews.com Corn and soybean consumption coming up short http://farmindustrynews.com/business/corn-and-soybean-consumption-coming-short <div class="field-byline"> By Todd Gleason, University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The high price of row crop commodities has slowed the pace of consumption. There are indications that both soybean and corn consumption will fall short of the most recent USDA projections, according to a University of Illinois ag economist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/business/corn-and-soybean-consumption-coming-short" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/business/corn-and-soybean-consumption-coming-short#comments Business Ethanol Futures Import and Export Marketing and Promotion USDA Mon, 01 Aug 2011 17:50:00 +0000 49081 at http://farmindustrynews.com The Scoop: Insurance relief for parents http://farmindustrynews.com/scoop-insurance-relief-parents <div class="field-byline"> Karen McMahon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">THE RECENTLY approved health care bill has been debated ad nauseam and I’m not here to add to that debate. Instead, I</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/scoop-insurance-relief-parents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/scoop-insurance-relief-parents#comments Legislation Sat, 01 May 2010 13:06:00 +0000 42269 at http://farmindustrynews.com