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Variable rate irrigation featured at Milan No-Till Field Day
Variable rate irrigation allows farmers to customize water application based on topography information, soil data maps, yield data and other user-defined information.
Farm bill implementation – changes for crop insurance, new farmers 1
USDA has announced farm bill changes to improve crop insurance and benefit beginning farmers.
Farmers urged to register early for FSA programs
If you want to participate in FSA-run programs, early sign-up may be the way to go.
Leadership program open to U.S. corn growers

U.S. corn growers are being offered the opportunity to improve their leadership skills through the National Corn Growers Association Leadership at Its Best Program, co-sponsored by Syngenta. Growers must be nominated by their state corn associations.

Mid-South farm bill meetings scheduled
Growers in the Mid-South states will have 10 opportunities in March to learn how the Agricultural Act of 2014 will impact their farms. The meetings will be hosted by the National Cotton Council.
5 keys to Mid-South Farm and Gin Show
The 2014 Mid-South Farm and Gin Show is the South’s 62nd annual premier farm show. Every year, the show gets bigger and better than ever before.
Cotton Board updates consumer website
The Cotton Board goes with improved version of website:
3 Mid-South cotton producers selected for policy/issues program
The program assembles cotton producers from each major Cotton Belt at the National Cotton Council annual meeting for an orientation on NCC's policy development process. The participants also receive communications training — part of NCC’s efforts to identify, train and maintain capable industry spokespersons.
Workshops feature game birds, prescribed burns
Mississippi workshops on game bird management, prescribed burning
Cotton Incorporated, Phoenix Raceway team up for Blue Jeans Go Green
A recycling program to keep old denim out of landfills and convert it into housing insulation will get a boost from a new partnership between Cotton Incorporated and the Phoenix International Raceway.
Tennessee Grain, Soybeans Conference Feb. 6, Dyersburg
Precision agriculture, seed treatments, and sprayer demonstrations will be highlighted at the 2014 Tennessee Grain and Soybean Producers Conference.
Cotton Leads program
'Responsible' cotton production goal of U.S./Aussie project
The Cotton Foundation project aims specifically at textile brands, retailers and manufacturers who are committed to using cotton that is grown in a “responsible and transparent manner.”
Cotton production and marketing focus of 2014 Beltwide Cotton Conference.
2014 Beltwide Cotton Conferences focus: production, marketing decisions
Making critical cotton production and marketing decisions will be front and center at the 2014 Beltwide Cotton Conferences Jan. 6-8 in New Orleans.
Top 10 DFP videos of 2012: grain carts, cotton markets, FarmSight technology
From grain carts to congressional spending to cotton markets to FarmSight technology — here are the Top 10 most viewed videos on for 2012.
Top 10 DFP photo galleries of 2012: Delta dirt, cotton beauty, faces of agriculture
From Delta dirt to cotton beauty to the hard-working faces of American agriculture — here are the Top 10 most viewed photo galleries on for 2012 in descending order.
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