Farm Press Blog http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/37656/feed en Weird takes a new turn in D.C. as president’s own party rebels http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/weird-takes-new-turn-dc-president-s-own-party-rebels <div class="node-body blog-body">As has been the case with other U.S. trade deals in recent years, there were concerns about the expected loss of U.S. jobs as a result of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. </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/weird-takes-new-turn-dc-president-s-own-party-rebels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/weird-takes-new-turn-dc-president-s-own-party-rebels#comments Government Columnists Marketing and Promotion Trade Farm Press Blog Mon, 25 May 2015 13:30:00 +0000 125661 at http://deltafarmpress.com OK, it’s my annual rant about sun dangers (which you should heed) http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/ok-it-s-my-annual-rant-about-sun-dangers-which-you-should-heed <div class="node-body blog-body">Melanoma, the worst form of skin cancer, is really nasty stuff, and it can be deadly</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/ok-it-s-my-annual-rant-about-sun-dangers-which-you-should-heed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/ok-it-s-my-annual-rant-about-sun-dangers-which-you-should-heed#comments Miscellaneous Columnists Farm Press Blog Tue, 19 May 2015 11:59:00 +0000 125401 at http://deltafarmpress.com A familiar story: Fill the tank today because tomorrow it’ll likely cost more http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/familiar-story-fill-tank-today-because-tomorrow-it-ll-likely-cost-more <div class="node-body blog-body">The turn back upward in fuel prices comes when lower prices for crops and rising costs of other inputs are putting the squeeze on farmers' profit potential for 2015.</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/familiar-story-fill-tank-today-because-tomorrow-it-ll-likely-cost-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/familiar-story-fill-tank-today-because-tomorrow-it-ll-likely-cost-more#comments Miscellaneous Diesel Management Farm Press Blog Mon, 11 May 2015 16:10:00 +0000 125191 at http://deltafarmpress.com Deja vu all over again? http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/deja-vu-all-over-again <div class="node-body blog-body">Brazil appears to be considering filing a challenge to U.S. corn and soybean programs in the World Trade Organization.</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/deja-vu-all-over-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/deja-vu-all-over-again#comments Government Farm Press Blog Mon, 11 May 2015 15:16:00 +0000 125171 at http://deltafarmpress.com Dandelions rearing their ugly heads – or not http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/dandelions-rearing-their-ugly-heads-or-not <div class="node-body blog-body">Those pesky weeds may be laying low when you pick up the hoe or start the lawnmower, according to article from the Weed Science Society of America.</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/dandelions-rearing-their-ugly-heads-or-not" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/dandelions-rearing-their-ugly-heads-or-not#comments Corn Agriculture Technology Weed Control Farm Press Blog Thu, 07 May 2015 18:56:00 +0000 125101 at http://deltafarmpress.com China’s new leader: Opportunity to forge improved relationship? http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/china-s-new-leader-opportunity-forge-improved-relationship <div class="node-body blog-body">China’s new president, Xi Jinping, represents an opportunity for both nations to pursue common interests for a long-term beneficial relationship, says Kevin Rudd.</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/china-s-new-leader-opportunity-forge-improved-relationship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/china-s-new-leader-opportunity-forge-improved-relationship#comments Markets Government Government Columnists Marketing and Promotion Farm Press Blog Mon, 04 May 2015 13:30:00 +0000 124981 at http://deltafarmpress.com Though door’s opened a crack, Cuba trade still faces obstacles http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/though-door-s-opened-crack-cuba-trade-still-faces-obstacles <div class="node-body blog-body">“The soybean industry is losing out on valuable opportunities to market U.S. food and agriculture products in Cuba,” says Richard Wilkins, American Soybean Association. </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/though-door-s-opened-crack-cuba-trade-still-faces-obstacles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/though-door-s-opened-crack-cuba-trade-still-faces-obstacles#comments Soybeans Rice Markets Government American Soybean Association American Soybean Association Columnists Soybean Farm Press Blog Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:30:00 +0000 124811 at http://deltafarmpress.com Good intentions gone awry: Mississippi's ineffective vehicle inspection sticker program finally ends http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/good-intentions-gone-awry-mississippis-ineffective-vehicle-inspection-sticker-program-finally-e <div class="node-body blog-body">Attempts to scrap the Mississippi vehicle inspection law have been ongoing since 2008. This year, it finally passed and the governor signed it. Hallelujah! </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/good-intentions-gone-awry-mississippis-ineffective-vehicle-inspection-sticker-program-finally-e" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/good-intentions-gone-awry-mississippis-ineffective-vehicle-inspection-sticker-program-finally-e#comments Government Miscellaneous Columnists Regulations Farm Press Blog Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:08:00 +0000 124661 at http://deltafarmpress.com A little perspective provides balance to IARC report on glyphosate http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/little-perspective-provides-balance-iarc-report-glyphosate <div class="node-body blog-body">The International Agency for Research on Cancer surprised a lot of people when it classified glyphosate as a probable carcinogen. On what did it base the opinion?</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/little-perspective-provides-balance-iarc-report-glyphosate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/little-perspective-provides-balance-iarc-report-glyphosate#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Herbicides Farm Press Blog Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:20:00 +0000 124321 at http://deltafarmpress.com Political theater: campaign rhetoric versus the reality of performance http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/political-theater-campaign-rhetoric-versus-reality-performance <div class="node-body blog-body">There are 13 (!) candidates in the special election for the Mississippi House seat vacated by the recent death of Alan Nunnelee. </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/political-theater-campaign-rhetoric-versus-reality-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/political-theater-campaign-rhetoric-versus-reality-performance#comments Government Miscellaneous Election People Farm Press Blog Mon, 13 Apr 2015 12:25:00 +0000 124441 at http://deltafarmpress.com Former Greenpeace activist terms opposition to GMOs ‘crime against humanity’ http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/former-greenpeace-activist-terms-opposition-gmos-crime-against-humanity <div class="node-body blog-body">Patrick Moore, long-time environmental activist,left Greenpeace in 1986, and since has been a voice for science-based environmental policy.</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/former-greenpeace-activist-terms-opposition-gmos-crime-against-humanity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/former-greenpeace-activist-terms-opposition-gmos-crime-against-humanity#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Miscellaneous Anti-Ag Organizations Columnists Farm Press Blog Mon, 06 Apr 2015 12:08:00 +0000 124281 at http://deltafarmpress.com Potholes a'plenty: Severe winter further degrades already crumbling roads, bridges http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/potholes-aplenty-severe-winter-further-degrades-already-crumbling-roads-bridges <div class="node-body blog-body">This winter has produced a bumper crop of potholes, washouts, and other damage that has turned highways and streets into a whack-a-mole exercise of trying to dodge one pothole before another pops up ahead.</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/potholes-aplenty-severe-winter-further-degrades-already-crumbling-roads-bridges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/potholes-aplenty-severe-winter-further-degrades-already-crumbling-roads-bridges#comments Government Miscellaneous Government Columnists Farm Press Blog Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:39:00 +0000 124071 at http://deltafarmpress.com Dietary committee lost in the weeds with new nutritional guidelines http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/dietary-committee-lost-weeds-new-nutritional-guidelines <div class="node-body blog-body">Once again, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has changed its course on nutrition. But it may have found itself in the weeds by tackling sustainability.</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/dietary-committee-lost-weeds-new-nutritional-guidelines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/dietary-committee-lost-weeds-new-nutritional-guidelines#comments Markets Blog Organic Farming Farm Press Blog Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:25:00 +0000 123871 at http://deltafarmpress.com Want a good job? Students should think agriculture... http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/want-good-job-students-should-think-agriculture <div class="node-body blog-body">“There has never been a better, more exciting, time for young people to choose careers in agriculture than right now,” says George Hopper, Mississippi State University.</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/want-good-job-students-should-think-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/want-good-job-students-should-think-agriculture#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Columnists GPS Technology Farm Press Blog Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:30:00 +0000 123851 at http://deltafarmpress.com Dick Bell: Leader in U.S. rice and ‘effective public servant’ http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/dick-bell-leader-us-rice-and-effective-public-servant <div class="node-body blog-body">Richard Bell's death brought to a close a life of much accomplishment, not just for the rice industry, but in the broader arena of national and international agricultural policy.</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/dick-bell-leader-us-rice-and-effective-public-servant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/dick-bell-leader-us-rice-and-effective-public-servant#comments Rice Government Columnists Marketing and Promotion USDA Farm Press Blog Mon, 16 Mar 2015 12:58:00 +0000 123621 at http://deltafarmpress.com