Oct 18, 2016

It’s not as far off as you think, work on the 2019 farm bill

The focus on crop insurance — the foundation of the 2014 legislation — will likely continue in the 2019 farm bill....More
Oct 13, 2016

Fortified rice may be a game changer in food aid programs

Fortified rice looks like, and tastes like, regular rice, and is readily accepted by recipients of USDA and USAID international food assistance programs....More
Oct 10, 2016

Another weed resistance management tool: cover crops

Dr. Ryan Edwards found that cover crops in combination with residual herbicides can reduce weed emergence and growth, specifically Palmer amaranth (pigweed)....More
Oct 13, 2016
Delta Farm Press

Weather can have big impact on Southern rust: Part III

When Southern rust is present and weather conditions are favorable for its development, fungicide sprays can pay off, according to specialist....More
Oct 11, 2016
Delta Farm Press

Southern vs. common rust: It’s all in the colors: Part I

It's fall and the football stadiums are filled with colors like orange and red. Those are also the colors of diseases that can play a role in corn yields....More
Oct 5, 2016
Delta Farm Press

Well permits expand options for conservation practices

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality updating water permit rules to help encourage more conservation of Delta aquifer water supplies....More
Sep 28, 2016

If you aren’t worried about data security, you should be

Law enforcement agencies and computer systems security experts are spreading the word that ag-related cyber crime is on the increase....More
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