Sep 16, 2016
Delta Farm Press

UA Economics: World rice production at record levels, trade slowing

World rice production is expected to reach record levels again in the 2016-17 marketing year, but world rice trade is slowing due to anemic growth in the world economy....More
Sep 13, 2016

For ag technology: ‘Let science and facts guide you’

Much of the public opposition to genetic engineering of seeds and crops, David Friedberg says, is because most people just don’t understand the science...More
Sep 6, 2016

In just a few years, agriculture has become No. 1 user of UAVs

Agriculture is now the No. 1 user of UAVs — just another step for a sector that is becoming increasingly data-driven....More
Sep 8, 2016
Delta Farm Press

Getting more from beneficial insects may benefit soybean growers

James Oliver thinks diflubenzuron, an insect growth regulator, working in tandem with beneficial insects, could help soybean growers improve their bottom lines....More
Aug 29, 2016

Supermarket hype: Paying more for negligible differences 1

From a nutrition standpoint, test after test has shown no appreciable difference between non-organic and organic....More
Aug 30, 2016
Delta Farm Press

New legislative efforts must protect farm bill, Rep. Crawford says

Rep. Rick Crawford says moves to reopen the farm bill -- such as ensuring a designation of cottonseed as an "other oilseed" carry risks for other farm programs....More
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