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Freakish fire tornado spins across Mississippi wheat field 2
As flames were burning down a harvested wheat field on May 24 at Allen Byrd Farms in Moon Lake, Miss., heavy wind gusts spun a freakish fire tornado high into the air. Dirt devils are a common site in Delta farm fields, but a fire tornado is an extreme rarity.
Delta Farm Press Editor Elton Robinson to help lead Agricenter
Elton Robinson, editor of Delta Farm Press, has been elected vice chairman of the board for Agricenter International in Memphis, Tenn.
Permanent ‘death’ tax passes House
A bill that would make the 2009 estate tax level permanent — 45 percent and $3.5 million per person exemption — has
Crop insurance industry - how healthy?
With the federal deficit growing by billions of dollars daily, Washington observers expect members of Congress to begin
2010 DCP, ACRE signup begins
Enrollment for the 2010 Direct and Counter-cyclical Program (DCP) and the Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) program
Essay winners lay out cotton’s future
The grand prize winners of the Future of Delta Cotton Student Essay Contest took completely different approaches in
Harkin, Lugar introduce ethanol pipeline measure
Senators Tom Harkin of Iowa and Richard Lugar of Indiana have introduced legislation aimed at addressing one of the
Senate counters farm bill proposal
Senate leaders say their version of the 2008 farm bill, which contains $10 billion above the Congressional Budget
Disaster legislation could block farm bill passage
Ad hoc disaster assistance bills have proven to be tough nuts to crack in recent years, and passing permanent disaster
FSA county committee nominations sought
Farmers can nominate candidates to serve on USDA Farm Service Agency county committees from now until Aug. 1 for county
Agribusiness: Beltwide Cotton Genetics offers plot tours
Mid-South cotton producers, consultants and seed dealers can walk plots of Bollgard II/Roundup Ready Flex in September
Woods Eastland to lead cotton industry in 2005-06
WASHINGTON – Woods Eastland, a Mississippi cotton producer and marketing cooperative executive, will lead the National
U.S. cotton industry facing ‘challenging outlook’
WASHINGTON – U.S. cotton producers survived hurricanes and heavy late season rains to produce some of their highest
Weeds controlled by fire in niche soybean market
Using flame cultivation to control weeds could make producing organic soybeans a profitable venture for those Southern
90-day China safeguard consultation period expires
WASHINGTON – The 90-day consultation period mandated by the U.S. government’s special China textile safeguard
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