Multimedia Library - Video http://deltafarmpress.com/media/all/video en Precision agriculture will play key role in nation’s security, retired general says http://deltafarmpress.com/management/precision-agriculture-will-play-key-role-nation-s-security-retired-general-says <div class="node-body video-body">John Castellaw, retired general who now heads precision agriculture firm, says precision agriculture and national security will go hand in hand.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/precision-agriculture-will-play-key-role-nation-s-security-retired-general-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/precision-agriculture-will-play-key-role-nation-s-security-retired-general-says#comments Government Management Equipment Miscellaneous Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:10:00 +0000 116381 at http://deltafarmpress.com China will plant less cotton and import more http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/china-will-plant-less-cotton-and-import-more <div class="node-body video-body">China will be producing 15 million fewer bales of cotton by 2016/17, pointing the way to more purchases of U.S. cotton, says O. A. Cleveland, Jr., Mississippi State University Extension economics professor emeritus.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/china-will-plant-less-cotton-and-import-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/china-will-plant-less-cotton-and-import-more#comments Cotton Markets Cotton Import and Export State Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:51:00 +0000 116371 at http://deltafarmpress.com FAA moving to write rules for UAVs ‘as fast as we can’ http://deltafarmpress.com/government/faa-moving-write-rules-uavs-fast-we-can <div class="node-body video-body">Head of FAA's Unmanned Aerial Systems Integration branch says writing the rules for new UAS or UAV uses is the agency's top priority; defends the need for keeping ag applicators and UAS in separate air space.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/faa-moving-write-rules-uavs-fast-we-can" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/faa-moving-write-rules-uavs-fast-we-can#comments Government Management Equipment Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:53:00 +0000 116291 at http://deltafarmpress.com Big farm bill decisions coming up for rice producers http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/big-farm-bill-decisions-coming-rice-producers <div class="node-body video-body">Rice acreage increase could lead to softening of long grain rice prices; farmers should be preparing for new farm bill signup, LSU AgCenter economist tells farmers attending the Rice Research Station Field Day</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/big-farm-bill-decisions-coming-rice-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/big-farm-bill-decisions-coming-rice-producers#comments Rice Government Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:14:00 +0000 116221 at http://deltafarmpress.com Rice checkoff still under fire, but Louisiana rice industry unites behind new law http://deltafarmpress.com/government/rice-checkoff-still-under-fire-louisiana-rice-industry-unites-behind-new-law <div class="node-body video-body">Louisiana Rice Research Board Chairman and Rep. Jack Montoucet discussed outlook for rice research checkoff during presentation at Rice Research Stations's annual field day near Crowley, La.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/rice-checkoff-still-under-fire-louisiana-rice-industry-unites-behind-new-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/rice-checkoff-still-under-fire-louisiana-rice-industry-unites-behind-new-law#comments Rice Government Tue, 01 Jul 2014 22:27:00 +0000 116191 at http://deltafarmpress.com Colder temperatures delay disease incidence in South Louisiana rice http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/colder-temperatures-delay-disease-incidence-south-louisiana-rice <div class="node-body video-body">Rice producers and consultants urged to keep an eye out for blast, cercospera and sheath blight symptoms in late-developing rice crop.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/colder-temperatures-delay-disease-incidence-south-louisiana-rice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/colder-temperatures-delay-disease-incidence-south-louisiana-rice#comments Rice Management Sat, 28 Jun 2014 21:41:00 +0000 116021 at http://deltafarmpress.com Rain threat doesn’t dampen Rice Research Station Field Day http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/rain-threat-doesn-t-dampen-rice-research-station-field-day <div class="node-body video-body">Rain had been falling for two days in the South Delta, but farmers and industry members still turned out for the Rice Research Station's annual field day on Wednesday (June 25). Attendees weren't able to climb on trailers and see the work underway at the station, but they were able to hear field day presenters and other speakers at the event. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/rain-threat-doesn-t-dampen-rice-research-station-field-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/rain-threat-doesn-t-dampen-rice-research-station-field-day#comments Rice Management Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:46:00 +0000 116001 at http://deltafarmpress.com Don’t be too quick to ‘pull the trigger’ on furrow irrigation http://deltafarmpress.com/management/don-t-be-too-quick-pull-trigger-furrow-irrigation <div class="node-body video-body">Irrigation specialist says moisture sensors can help growers "stretch the interval" on irrigating their crop, saving water and money as they try to get through another season.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/don-t-be-too-quick-pull-trigger-furrow-irrigation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/don-t-be-too-quick-pull-trigger-furrow-irrigation#comments Corn Management Mon, 23 Jun 2014 20:07:00 +0000 115891 at http://deltafarmpress.com Innovation key to meeting food demand for world’s population http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/innovation-key-meeting-food-demand-world-s-population <div class="node-body video-body">BASF executive says innovative solutions are the key to ramping up world food production to meet the challenges of the 21st Century.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/innovation-key-meeting-food-demand-world-s-population" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/innovation-key-meeting-food-demand-world-s-population#comments Management Miscellaneous Wed, 18 Jun 2014 15:27:00 +0000 115801 at http://deltafarmpress.com ‘Less predictable’ regulatory systems adding to uncertainty for crop protection chemicals http://deltafarmpress.com/government/less-predictable-regulatory-systems-adding-uncertainty-crop-protection-chemicals <div class="node-body video-body">BASF executive believes biotechnology is one of the keys to enhancing food production toward goal of feeding 9-billion-plus residents of Planet Earth by 2050.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/less-predictable-regulatory-systems-adding-uncertainty-crop-protection-chemicals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/less-predictable-regulatory-systems-adding-uncertainty-crop-protection-chemicals#comments Government Miscellaneous Sat, 14 Jun 2014 16:41:00 +0000 115731 at http://deltafarmpress.com