Heavy rains have caused problems for some Louisiana soybean and corn farmers, especially in the north part of the state where a storm system brought as much as 10 inches of rain in some areas in the one week....More
The success of this year’s weed control programs will be determined by how well farmers coordinate residual herbicides with rainfall events and how well they time postemergence herbicide applications....More
Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., will be the featured guest and keynote speaker for the 80th annual meeting of Delta Council to be held at 10:30 a.m., May 29, at the Bologna Performing Arts Center, Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss....More
Joe Street has retired after 35-1/2 years of service to Mississippi agriculture in research and Extension, during which he participated in the massive expansion of rice acres in the Delta in the 1980s....More
There have been a lot of early-season issues with the Arkansas rice crop. A lot of them have to do with general stand establishment problems. Seedling disease is part of that, but so is the recent wet weather and cool temperatures....More
Daily high temperatures of late spring and summer require greater hydration of cattle. Most cattle require approximately 1 gallon of water for each pound of forage ingested. Adult cattle require anywhere from 20 to 40 gallons of water a day....More
Farm families have the same issues as families from other professions. “As estate planners, we mustn’t get stuck into one thing and think that’s all these families care about,” said Stan Miller of Little Rock-based McChain, Miller & Nissman....More
The objective of the High Cotton award program closely follows the philosophy of the Farm Press Publications — to help growers produce more profitable, higher quality crops, by providing them with timely, hard-hitting information about technological advances, governmental regulations, and marketing opportunities. read more...
The Farm Press Peanut Profitability Awards are based on production efficiency, honoring those growers who produce the highest yields at the lowest cost per acre. Awards are presented to growers from the Lower Southeast, Upper Southeast, and the Southwest. read more...