Multimedia Library - Gallery http://deltafarmpress.com/media/gallery en UAV Symposium attracts farmers, consultants, suppliers to Memphis, Tenn., Agricenter http://deltafarmpress.com/management/uav-symposium-attracts-farmers-consultants-suppliers-memphis-tenn-agricenter <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Delta AgTech Symposium offered attendees an opportunity to see Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or UAVs in the field, in this case in the crop demonstration areas at the Memphis, Tenn., Agricenter in Memphis, Tenn. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/uav-symposium-attracts-farmers-consultants-suppliers-memphis-tenn-agricenter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/uav-symposium-attracts-farmers-consultants-suppliers-memphis-tenn-agricenter#comments Corn Government Management Equipment Miscellaneous Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:58:00 +0000 116341 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>GREG LEDFORD of Atlanta Hobby mans the controls of a Phantom 2 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle during a UAV demonstration prior to the start of the Delta AgTech Symposium at the Memphis, Tenn. Agricenter.</p> Rice field day draws crowd despite threat of rain http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/rice-field-day-draws-crowd-despite-threat-rain <div class="node-body gallery-body">Rice Research Station field day participants have learned to come dressed for hot, humid weather. This year's field day wasn't like that at all, but attendees still got into the spirit of learning about new technology, including a demonstration of an unmanned aerial vehicle, which was held outside.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/rice-field-day-draws-crowd-despite-threat-rain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/rice-field-day-draws-crowd-despite-threat-rain#comments Rice Mon, 30 Jun 2014 20:22:00 +0000 116101 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>ERIC WEBSTER, left, Michael Slassi and Ronnie Levy were among LSU AgCenter specialists participating in the annual Rice Research Station Field Day.</p> Excess moisture theme for DREC Crops Field Day http://deltafarmpress.com/management/excess-moisture-theme-drec-crops-field-day <div class="field-byline"> Karen Ott Mayer </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Farmers gathered at the Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville, Miss., for the Mid-Season Crops Field Day to hear crop updates from Mississippi State University Extension specialists and researchers. Talk of excessive moisture dominated the day.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/excess-moisture-theme-drec-crops-field-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/excess-moisture-theme-drec-crops-field-day#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Equipment Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:51:00 +0000 116011 at http://deltafarmpress.com Water, dollar savings come to those who wait for proper time to irrigate http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/water-dollar-savings-come-those-who-wait-proper-time-irrigate <div class="node-body gallery-body">With seemingly abundant water supplies from rainfall and an alluvial aquifer, many can’t understand why anyone would have to irrigate in the five Delta states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee. Crop histories show, however, that at some point in almost every season, irrigation pays dividends in the five-state region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/water-dollar-savings-come-those-who-wait-proper-time-irrigate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/water-dollar-savings-come-those-who-wait-proper-time-irrigate#comments Corn Management Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:31:00 +0000 115881 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Water levels are dropping in the Mississippi alluvial aquifer that lies underneath the Mississippi Delta. A task force is working to try to stabilize the aquifer through conservation and seeking other sources of water to irrigate the region&#39;s crops.</p> Pests moving through early-season crops http://deltafarmpress.com/management/pests-moving-through-early-season-crops <div class="node-body gallery-body">The bottom line for Lorenz is “we must not forget that cover crops come with risks. Everyone wants to talk about how good cover crops are, how positive they are agronomically. And that’s true -- I’m not downplaying the benefits. However, any time you bring in a cover crop there may be some pest management issues that can’t be forgotten.” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/pests-moving-through-early-season-crops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/pests-moving-through-early-season-crops#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Management Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:57:00 +0000 115701 at http://deltafarmpress.com Intermittent showers fail to rain out Delta Council Day http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/intermittent-showers-fail-rain-out-delta-council-day <div class="node-body gallery-body">It was raining when many participants arrived for the 79th annual meeting of the Delta Council in Cleveland, Miss. But, true to the saying, "It never rains on Delta Council Day," the storms held off long enough for attendees to enjoy the traditional catfish lunch, albeit in a parking lot rather than the Delta State University Quadrangle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/intermittent-showers-fail-rain-out-delta-council-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/intermittent-showers-fail-rain-out-delta-council-day#comments Miscellaneous Sun, 01 Jun 2014 19:50:00 +0000 115241 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>MEMBERS AND GUESTS of the Delta Council line up for the traditional catfish luncheon at the organization&rsquo;s annual meeting. Despite the saying that &ldquo;it never rains on Delta Council Day,&rdquo; rain during the morning hours led officials to move the tables that are usually set up on the Quadrangle at Delta State University to a nearby parking lot.</p> Farmers zero in on Agriculture Act of 2014 provisions http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farmers-zero-agriculture-act-2014-provisions <div class="node-body gallery-body">“If you hold it, they will come.” That paraphrase seems to describe the series of farm bill educational meetings conducted by the National Cotton Council, the USA Rice Federation and the land-grant universities over the last month.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farmers-zero-agriculture-act-2014-provisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farmers-zero-agriculture-act-2014-provisions#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Government Management Wed, 26 Mar 2014 15:30:00 +0000 113581 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>PETE DUNN, left, and Ann Ruscoe, Diversified Crop Insurance of Clarksdale, Miss., visit with Chip Morgan, executive vice president of the Delta Council; and Bobby Carson, producer from Marks, Miss., at a farm bill meeting in Clarksdale. Delta Council helped sponsor the series of educational meetings in the Delta.</em></p> SCGA Diamond Safety Award Winners 2013 http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/scga-diamond-safety-award-winners-2013 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Ten Mid-South gins were 2013 winners of the Diamond Award for safety — the highest award presented by the Southern Cotton Ginners Association.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/scga-diamond-safety-award-winners-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/scga-diamond-safety-award-winners-2013#comments Cotton Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:05:00 +0000 113301 at http://deltafarmpress.com SCGA Safety Award Winners 2013 http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/scga-safety-award-winners-2013 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Mid-South gins recognized for outstanding safety achievements</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/scga-safety-award-winners-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/scga-safety-award-winners-2013#comments Cotton Wed, 19 Mar 2014 14:56:00 +0000 113291 at http://deltafarmpress.com 2014 Mid-South Farm and Gin Show Photo Album http://deltafarmpress.com/management/2014-mid-south-farm-and-gin-show-photo-album <div class="node-body gallery-body">Delta Farm Press editors were busy during the 2014 Mid-South Farm & Gin Show, recording the faces of hundreds of attendees. Check out this gallery and see how many you recognize.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/2014-mid-south-farm-and-gin-show-photo-album" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/2014-mid-south-farm-and-gin-show-photo-album#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Markets Government Management Equipment Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:37:00 +0000 113271 at http://deltafarmpress.com