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Feb 6, 2015
Delta Farm Press

Farm Bill Decision Aid setting new participation records weekly

Farmers are beginning to take advantage of the Texas A&M University Agricultural and Food Policy Center's 2014 Farm Bill Decision Aid now that the signup deadlines are approaching....More
Feb 4, 2015
Delta Farm Press

Cargill breaks ground for new West Memphis, Ark., facility

Cargill contractors moving large amount of material to make new grain facility on the Mississippi River accessible in times of high water and low....More
Feb 3, 2015
Delta Farm Press

Corn prices with a ‘2’ may be in the offing over life of farm bill

The Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute's forecasts show lower commodity prices over most years of the Agriculture Act of 2014....More
Feb 2, 2015
Delta Farm Press

STAX may be stand-alone coverage in some regions of Cotton Belt

Mid-South cotton yields have been on the rise in recent years, in part, because of the increased use of irrigation and beneficial rainfall patterns. That's one of the reasons growers need to consider their Stacked Income Protection Plan or STAX option in the 2014 farm bill....More
Jan 30, 2015

Shallow loss, supplemental coverage important options in new farm bill

Michael Rochelle of the National Cotton Council discusses county-based calculations for STAX and SCO at Mississippi Farm Bureau Winter Commodity Conference....More
Jan 26, 2015
Delta Farm Press

Studies show neonicotinoid levels drop as crop season progresses

By the time soybean and cotton plants begin flowering and become more attractive to honey bees the levels of neonicotinoid insecticides in seed treatments have declined significantly, according to university research....More
Jan 25, 2015
Delta Farm Press

Mississippi specialists respond to neonicotinoid review

Mississippi State University Extension specialists met with EPA and Delta Council officials to discuss neonicotinoid seed treatments and other environmental issues on Jan. 21. MSU's Angus Catchot talked about the specialists response in a panel discussion at the Delta Ag Expo....More
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