Farm Press Blog http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/37656/feed The Farm Press Daily Blog en Dietary committee lost in the weeds with new nutritional guidelines http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/dietary-committee-lost-weeds-new-nutritional-guidelines <div class="node-body blog-body">Once again, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has changed its course on nutrition. But it may have found itself in the weeds by tackling sustainability.</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/dietary-committee-lost-weeds-new-nutritional-guidelines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/dietary-committee-lost-weeds-new-nutritional-guidelines#comments Markets Blog Organic Farming Farm Press Blog Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:25:00 +0000 123871 at http://deltafarmpress.com Want a good job? Students should think agriculture... http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/want-good-job-students-should-think-agriculture <div class="node-body blog-body">“There has never been a better, more exciting, time for young people to choose careers in agriculture than right now,” says George Hopper, Mississippi State University.</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/want-good-job-students-should-think-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/want-good-job-students-should-think-agriculture#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Columnists GPS Technology Farm Press Blog Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:30:00 +0000 123851 at http://deltafarmpress.com Dick Bell: Leader in U.S. rice and ‘effective public servant’ http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/dick-bell-leader-us-rice-and-effective-public-servant <div class="node-body blog-body">Richard Bell's death brought to a close a life of much accomplishment, not just for the rice industry, but in the broader arena of national and international agricultural policy.</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/dick-bell-leader-us-rice-and-effective-public-servant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/dick-bell-leader-us-rice-and-effective-public-servant#comments Rice Government Columnists Marketing and Promotion USDA Farm Press Blog Mon, 16 Mar 2015 12:58:00 +0000 123621 at http://deltafarmpress.com If I misled anyone about helping invent the Internet, I apologize http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/if-i-misled-anyone-about-helping-invent-internet-i-apologize <div class="node-body blog-body">Apologies being the order of the day for government officials and others in the public eye, in the interest of transparency I’d like to clear up a few things...</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/if-i-misled-anyone-about-helping-invent-internet-i-apologize" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/if-i-misled-anyone-about-helping-invent-internet-i-apologize#comments Miscellaneous Columnists Farm Press Blog Mon, 09 Mar 2015 13:26:00 +0000 123371 at http://deltafarmpress.com Drop in tractor sales forecast in 2015, as much as 20 percent in N. America http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/drop-tractor-sales-forecast-2015-much-20-percent-n-america <div class="node-body blog-body">North America tractor sales could drop as much as 20 percent this year. The major obstacle is the oversupply of the market, so that much depends on movement toward a market clearance of high used machinery stocks.</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/drop-tractor-sales-forecast-2015-much-20-percent-n-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/drop-tractor-sales-forecast-2015-much-20-percent-n-america#comments Markets Equipment Columnists Import and Export Marketing and Promotion Farm Press Blog Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:17:00 +0000 123221 at http://deltafarmpress.com Top Five Tips to make the most of your Gin Show experience http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/top-five-tips-make-most-your-gin-show-experience <div class="node-body blog-body">Get ready for the upcoming crop season. Attend the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show this week.</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/top-five-tips-make-most-your-gin-show-experience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/top-five-tips-make-most-your-gin-show-experience#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Markets Government Management Equipment Fiber Crops Farm Press Blog Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:28:00 +0000 122951 at http://deltafarmpress.com Peanut allergy: What the public thinks widely misses the mark http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/peanut-allergy-what-public-thinks-widely-misses-mark <div class="node-body blog-body">The general public’s perception of the extent of peanut allergy is way off the mark in terms of reality, says Ryan Lepicier, vice president of marketing and communications for the National Peanut Board.</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/peanut-allergy-what-public-thinks-widely-misses-mark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/peanut-allergy-what-public-thinks-widely-misses-mark#comments Peanuts Miscellaneous Columnists Peanut Farm Press Blog Mon, 16 Feb 2015 13:49:00 +0000 122761 at http://deltafarmpress.com El Niños/La Niñas: More severe with climate change? http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/el-ni-osla-ni-more-severe-climate-change <div class="node-body blog-body">New research indicates that the frequency of the strongest El Niños and La Niñas could change from once every 23 years to once every 13 years by the end of this century.</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/el-ni-osla-ni-more-severe-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/el-ni-osla-ni-more-severe-climate-change#comments Miscellaneous Columnists El Nino La Nina Farm Press Blog Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:27:00 +0000 122661 at http://deltafarmpress.com After a lifetime with Ma Bell, finally time to say goodbye http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/after-lifetime-ma-bell-finally-time-say-goodbye <div class="node-body blog-body">In my town there now is a new kid on the telecommunications block, C Spire, a homegrown Mississippi company not wedded to yesterday’s infrastructure and technology, leapfrogging ahead with the latest of everything in telecom services </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/after-lifetime-ma-bell-finally-time-say-goodbye" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/after-lifetime-ma-bell-finally-time-say-goodbye#comments Miscellaneous Columnists Farm Press Blog Mon, 02 Feb 2015 13:28:00 +0000 122021 at http://deltafarmpress.com The old home place — not to be forgotten http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/old-home-place-not-be-forgotten <div class="node-body blog-body">Today, someone else lives in the house I knew for 57 years. But it will always be "home" to me.</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/old-home-place-not-be-forgotten" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/old-home-place-not-be-forgotten#comments Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:55:00 +0000 121811 at http://deltafarmpress.com