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May 11, 2016
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Delta Farm Press

2014 farm bill’s provisions making life more difficult for farmers

Farm bill expert Bill Bridgforth says provisions of 2014 farm bill leave much to be desired, but they could become worse if more changes are made....More
May 6, 2016
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Delta Farm Press

Land, equipment values could be keys to surviving economic adversity

Farmland values have been holding steady in the Mid-South, but prices of used equipment are another matter, according to AgHeritage CEO Greg Cole....More
May 6, 2016
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Ag sector downturn to last how long?

“The start of the current environment really began in 2014. When prices fall as hard as they have and expenses don’t fall at the same rate, it sends you from an extremely good profit scenario to a very bad scenario.” -- Greg Cole, CEO of AgHeritage Farm Credit Services....More
May 5, 2016
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Reality check needed for non-farm residents? 1

Weed Science Society of America herbicide elimination estimates lead to questions about perceptions of environmentla activist groups....More
May 2, 2016
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Government overreach: Climate change and free speech 1

It’s rather ham-handed, in a country that pays at least lip service to freedom of speech, that our government would consider using the law to suppress dissent....More
Apr 29, 2016
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Delta Farm Press

WOTUS rule could increase cost, frustration on CWA 404 enforcement

EPA's Waters of the U.S. rule appears to be here to stay, will further complicate Clean Water Act "navigable water' interpretations....More
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