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'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.
Top 10 DFP blogs of 2012: Silent Spring, GMO bashing and cotton defaults
From Silent Spring to GMO bashing to cotton defaults to the EPA — here are the Top 10 most viewed blogs/columns on for 2012.
Top 10 DFP stories of 2012: Peanuts, cotton gins and farming dreams
From peanuts to new cotton gins to sugarcane to farming dreams — here are the Top 10 most viewed articles on for 2012.
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
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