Multimedia Library - All en ‘Trying to get ahead of the train’ <div class="node-body video-body">Delta F.A.R.M.'s Trey Cooke says climate change and carbon are the next trains coming at agriculture; says Delta F.A.R.M. is trying to prepare for it.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Government Fri, 27 May 2016 13:05:00 +0000 136131 at ‘We have to be able to tell our story,’ Delta Council members hear <div class="node-body video-body">Kansas Senator says agriculture needs to tell its story to an increasingly urban population that gets farther from the farm with each passing generation.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Wheat Wed, 25 May 2016 14:14:00 +0000 136061 at Delta Council members enjoy old friends, catfish at annual meeting <div class="node-body gallery-body">Although rain threatened, members and guests of the Delta Council enjoyed a dry catfish luncheon on the Delta State University Quadrangle during their annual meeting.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Rice Tue, 24 May 2016 15:09:00 +0000 136041 at <p>Ralph Owens, James Oliver and Jim Robertson were among the many Delta residents on hand for the Delta Council annual meeting in Cleveland, Miss.</p> Rural America still important but issues often misunderstood <div class="node-body video-body">Kansas Senator says he went to Congress to try to help rural America, finds issues are often misunderstood in places like the nation's capital.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Rice Government Tue, 24 May 2016 14:25:00 +0000 136031 at Sen. Moran: Cuba offers tremendous trade potential, timetable uncertain <div class="node-body video-body">Sen. Jerry Moran says timetable for expanding trade to Cuba is uncertain, will depend on next president and level of opposition in Congress.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rice Markets Government Mon, 23 May 2016 12:47:00 +0000 136011 at SCPA members, allies make annual visits on Capitol Hill <div class="node-body gallery-body">Representatives of Southern Crop Production Association, state ag chem groups and CropLife America make congressional visits on environmental issues.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Government Management Mon, 16 May 2016 19:33:00 +0000 135821 at <p><span>John Haley,legislative aide to Sen. Bob Corker,&nbsp;</span>R-Tenn<span>., met with From right,&nbsp;Mason Bennett, right,&nbsp;</span>Amvac<span>&nbsp;Chemical Corp.; Rick&nbsp;</span>Turnage<span>, Bayer, representing the Tennessee Agricultural Production Association; Kevin Stewart,&nbsp;</span>Gowan<span>&nbsp;Company; and Forrest Laws, Farm Press, during the&nbsp;</span>SCPA&#39;s<span>&nbsp;Capitol Hill Visits event.</span></p> Agriculture’s friends seeking solutions to environmental issues <div class="node-body video-body">Thank goodness for commercial agriculture's friends because its enemies are out to get its practitioners, congressional aide says.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Government Mon, 16 May 2016 14:30:00 +0000 135771 at 2014 farm bill’s provisions making life more difficult for farmers <div class="node-body video-body">Farm bill expert Bill Bridgforth says provisions of 2014 farm bill leave much to be desired, but they could become worse if more changes are made.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Government Management Wed, 11 May 2016 13:01:00 +0000 135641 at Growers have more options to help get through the 2016 downturn <div class="node-body video-body">Farm lender participants may begin a "sorting out" if the current economically stressful times in agriculture continue for a lengthy period.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Corn Rice Tue, 10 May 2016 13:52:00 +0000 135571 at ‘Better mousetrap’ can help prevent pesticide spills <div class="node-body gallery-body">New closed transfer system promises to help growers avoid pesticide spills, improve container cleanout and more easily prepare them for recycling. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Corn Equipment Agriculture Technology Fri, 06 May 2016 19:26:00 +0000 135521 at <p>Will Smart, left, owner of Greenleaf Technologies, visit with Jerry Tubbs, a rice farmer from Jonesboro, Ark., during the National Conservation Tillage Cotton and Rice Conference.</p>