Farm Press Blog http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/37656/feed The Farm Press Daily Blog en Modern agriculture like farming in a fishbowl http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/modern-agriculture-farming-fishbowl <div class="node-body blog-body">New weed control technologies will demand stewardship of technology and perception.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/modern-agriculture-farming-fishbowl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/modern-agriculture-farming-fishbowl#comments Corn Corn National Soybean Traits USDA Farm Press Blog Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:45:00 +0000 118501 at http://deltafarmpress.com Genetic engineering – just scratching the surface http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/genetic-engineering-just-scratching-surface <div class="node-body blog-body">Misunderstanding usually accompanies the advent of a revolutionary technology, but resistance typically dissipates as benefits become too substantial to ignore. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/genetic-engineering-just-scratching-surface" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/genetic-engineering-just-scratching-surface#comments Management Crops Management Traits Farm Press Blog Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:59:00 +0000 118371 at http://deltafarmpress.com Long days, fatigue heighten risk of accidents during harvest period http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/long-days-fatigue-heighten-risk-accidents-during-harvest-period <div class="node-body blog-body">With harvest season moving into full swing across the Mid-South, and Sept. 21-27 designated “National Farm Safety and Health Week,” the “Let’s be careful” message is particularly relevant.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/long-days-fatigue-heighten-risk-accidents-during-harvest-period" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/long-days-fatigue-heighten-risk-accidents-during-harvest-period#comments Management Equipment Miscellaneous Columnists Safety Farm Press Blog Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 118421 at http://deltafarmpress.com Yet another organic study falls short http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/yet-another-organic-study-falls-short <div class="node-body blog-body">New study says organic healthier, but other scientists beg to differ.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/yet-another-organic-study-falls-short" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/yet-another-organic-study-falls-short#comments Management Organic Farming Pesticides Farm Press Blog Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:47:00 +0000 118361 at http://deltafarmpress.com The Dark Continent: Increasing potential as a global economic power http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/dark-continent-increasing-potential-global-economic-power <div class="node-body blog-body">Analysts predict that an increasingly urbanized Africa can be a $1 trillion food market by 2030, leaps and bounds ahead of the current $315 billion. And many of the world’s fastest-growing economies are in Africa.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/dark-continent-increasing-potential-global-economic-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/dark-continent-increasing-potential-global-economic-power#comments Markets Miscellaneous Columnists Management Marketing and Promotion Farm Press Blog Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:15:00 +0000 118221 at http://deltafarmpress.com Net farm income declining as production costs rise, prices fall http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/net-farm-income-declining-production-costs-rise-prices-fall <div class="node-body blog-body">Net farm income is down, input costs are rising and prices are falling, but U.S. farmers are still the best in the world.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/net-farm-income-declining-production-costs-rise-prices-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/net-farm-income-declining-production-costs-rise-prices-fall#comments Management Inputs Farm Press Blog Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:53:00 +0000 118001 at http://deltafarmpress.com What’s losing a pot of parsley if beautiful butterflies result? http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/what-s-losing-pot-parsley-if-beautiful-butterflies-result <div class="node-body blog-body">The pot of parsley on the back patio is now nothing but a gaggle of green stems jutting out haphazardly, all the curly, frilly leaves having been devoured by colorful caterpillars that will, if they escape foraging birds and other predators, one day become black swallowtail butterflies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/what-s-losing-pot-parsley-if-beautiful-butterflies-result" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/what-s-losing-pot-parsley-if-beautiful-butterflies-result#comments Miscellaneous Columnists Farm Press Blog Mon, 08 Sep 2014 12:15:00 +0000 118071 at http://deltafarmpress.com Court strikes down county’s attempt to regulate farms http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/court-strikes-down-county-s-attempt-regulate-farms <div class="node-body blog-body">Another county attempts to impose control over farming operations, but this time, a judge rules against it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/court-strikes-down-county-s-attempt-regulate-farms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/court-strikes-down-county-s-attempt-regulate-farms#comments Agriculture Technology Agriculture Biotech Seed/Transgenic Seed Pesticides Farm Press Blog Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:30:00 +0000 117871 at http://deltafarmpress.com Genetically-engineered tobacco plants aid in new Ebola drug http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/genetically-engineered-tobacco-plants-aid-new-ebola-drug <div class="node-body blog-body">Biotechnology can do more than help farmers be more profitable. It can provide a number of health benefits for world citizens.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/genetically-engineered-tobacco-plants-aid-new-ebola-drug" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/genetically-engineered-tobacco-plants-aid-new-ebola-drug#comments Agriculture Technology Tobacco Farm Press Blog Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:07:00 +0000 117861 at http://deltafarmpress.com Competition beginning to heat up as need grows for better broadband http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/competition-beginning-heat-need-grows-better-broadband <div class="node-body blog-body">As more companies begin offering better and expanded broadband services, the handwriting will be on the wall for the old line telecoms and cable companies, and they will have to compete or die.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/competition-beginning-heat-need-grows-better-broadband" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/competition-beginning-heat-need-grows-better-broadband#comments Management Miscellaneous Columnists Electronics and digital equipment Farm Press Blog Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:39:00 +0000 117641 at http://deltafarmpress.com