Farm Press Blog http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/37656/feed The Farm Press Daily Blog en Mississippi pollinator protection project first on commercial farmland http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/mississippi-pollinator-protection-project-first-commercial-farmland <div class="node-body blog-body">“Operation Pollinator,” a global biodiversity program that restores native pollinators in a variety of landscapes by creating essential habitats is launching its first project on commercial farmland in the U.S., a joint effort by Syngenta and Delta F.A.R.M.</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/mississippi-pollinator-protection-project-first-commercial-farmland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/mississippi-pollinator-protection-project-first-commercial-farmland#comments Management Miscellaneous Crops Groups & Organizations Columnists Crops Insects Farm Press Blog Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:50:00 +0000 116721 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>The goal with Operation Pollinator is to showcase that agriculture and biodiversity can coexist.</p> Hard to feed the world without genetic engineering http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/hard-feed-world-without-genetic-engineering <div class="node-body blog-body">To feed the world in 2050, the world will need genetic engineering.</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/hard-feed-world-without-genetic-engineering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/hard-feed-world-without-genetic-engineering#comments Government Management Biotech Seed/Transgenic Seed Crops Organic Farming Variable Rate Application Farm Press Blog Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:48:00 +0000 116391 at http://deltafarmpress.com A #@% here, a b*l*e*e*p there, civility’s scarce on the Internet http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/here-bleep-there-civility-s-scarce-internet <div class="node-body blog-body">Incivility is becoming a national epidemic, according to a recent poll. That was amply demonstrated in Twitter comments about election results the evening of the runoff for the Mississippi U.S. Senate seat.</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/here-bleep-there-civility-s-scarce-internet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/here-bleep-there-civility-s-scarce-internet#comments Miscellaneous Farm Press Blog Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:58:00 +0000 116501 at http://deltafarmpress.com Five reasons why we fight mandatory GMO labeling http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/five-reasons-why-we-fight-mandatory-gmo-labeling <div class="node-body blog-body">The fight against mandatory GMO labeling -- is sustainable agriculture is at stake?</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/five-reasons-why-we-fight-mandatory-gmo-labeling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/five-reasons-why-we-fight-mandatory-gmo-labeling#comments Government Crops Organic Farming Farm Press Blog Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:11:00 +0000 116071 at http://deltafarmpress.com Amid the BBQ, parades, fireworks, let’s remember holiday’s meaning http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/amid-bbq-parades-fireworks-let-s-remember-holiday-s-meaning <div class="node-body blog-body">We would do well on this July 4 to pause for a moment and reflect on just how blessed we are to be a part of this long-running experiment in freedom and democracy.</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/amid-bbq-parades-fireworks-let-s-remember-holiday-s-meaning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/amid-bbq-parades-fireworks-let-s-remember-holiday-s-meaning#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Columnists Farm Press Blog Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:47:00 +0000 116131 at http://deltafarmpress.com Revamping soybean plant structure could boost yield, use less water http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/revamping-soybean-plant-structure-could-boost-yield-use-less-water <div class="node-body blog-body">Scientists have modeled the entire soybean plant and used a “numerical optimization” technique to try a very large number of combinations of structural traits to see which combination produced the best results with respect to the three main goals.</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/revamping-soybean-plant-structure-could-boost-yield-use-less-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/revamping-soybean-plant-structure-could-boost-yield-use-less-water#comments Soybeans Management Columnists Soybean Farm Press Blog Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:18:00 +0000 116051 at http://deltafarmpress.com ICA moves against cotton contract defaulters http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/ica-moves-against-cotton-contract-defaulters <div class="node-body blog-body">The International Cotton Association is going after those doing business with defaulters.</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/ica-moves-against-cotton-contract-defaulters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/ica-moves-against-cotton-contract-defaulters#comments Cotton Cotton Import and Export Farm Press Blog Mon, 30 Jun 2014 05:03:00 +0000 115911 at http://deltafarmpress.com Vermont GMO legislation kicks off food fight http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/vermont-gmo-legislation-kicks-food-fight <div class="node-body blog-body">Grocery Manufacturers Association take on Vermont's new labeling law.</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/vermont-gmo-legislation-kicks-food-fight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/vermont-gmo-legislation-kicks-food-fight#comments Government Herbicide-tolerant crops Organic Farming Traits Farm Press Blog Thu, 26 Jun 2014 05:31:00 +0000 115901 at http://deltafarmpress.com 'Picked by farmers' slogan quite a stretch for ad writers http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/picked-farmers-slogan-quite-stretch-ad-writers <div class="node-body blog-body">While the local food movement has carved a niche in recent years, the reality is that most of the food consumed in America comes from large supermarket chains.</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/picked-farmers-slogan-quite-stretch-ad-writers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/picked-farmers-slogan-quite-stretch-ad-writers#comments Miscellaneous Columnists Fruits Management Vegetables Farm Press Blog Tue, 24 Jun 2014 15:10:00 +0000 115941 at http://deltafarmpress.com Hoopla, scare tactics aside, public is accepting of GMOs http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/hoopla-scare-tactics-aside-public-accepting-gmos <div class="node-body blog-body">A significant majority of U.S. consumers is underwhelmed by the issue of labeling for food products containing genetically modified crop ingredients. </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/hoopla-scare-tactics-aside-public-accepting-gmos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/hoopla-scare-tactics-aside-public-accepting-gmos#comments Management Miscellaneous Biotech Traits Columnists Farm Press Blog Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:05:00 +0000 115751 at http://deltafarmpress.com