Business http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/4890/more en Thaw in U.S./Cuba relations leading to major new agriculture market? http://deltafarmpress.com/government/thaw-uscuba-relations-leading-major-new-agriculture-market <div class="field-deck"> Reactions to White House announcement roll in </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hope rises among U.S. agriculture advocates that Cuba policy will lead to major new market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/thaw-uscuba-relations-leading-major-new-agriculture-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/thaw-uscuba-relations-leading-major-new-agriculture-market#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Government Import and Export Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:56:00 +0000 120731 at http://deltafarmpress.com Senate tax extender package includes benefits for agriculture http://deltafarmpress.com/government/senate-tax-extender-package-includes-benefits-agriculture <div class="field-deck"> Section 179, Biodiesel Tax Incentive, waterways infrastructure </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One-year 'fix' for farmers in Senate tax extender package.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/senate-tax-extender-package-includes-benefits-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/senate-tax-extender-package-includes-benefits-agriculture#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Equipment & Supplies Finance Legislation Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:45:00 +0000 120741 at http://deltafarmpress.com Mississippi producers honored by Farm Bureau http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/mississippi-producers-honored-farm-bureau <div class="node-body article-body">Dairy farmers Jeremy and Beth Graham have been named state winners of the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers & Ranchers Achievement Award, and dairywoman Carla Taylor has been named the organization’s Farm Woman of the Year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/mississippi-producers-honored-farm-bureau" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/mississippi-producers-honored-farm-bureau#comments Miscellaneous Business Management People State Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:13:00 +0000 120581 at http://deltafarmpress.com Two Mississippians honored for leadership in agriculture http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/two-mississippians-honored-leadership-agriculture <div class="node-body article-body">Marie Rogers, Guntown, Miss., has been named 2014 state winner of the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Farmers & Ranchers Excellence in Agriculture Award, and the 2014 Excellence in Leadership Award was awarded posthumously to Conrad Mallette of Vancleave.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/two-mississippians-honored-leadership-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/two-mississippians-honored-leadership-agriculture#comments Miscellaneous Business People State Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:23:00 +0000 120561 at http://deltafarmpress.com What will major shift in U.S. policy toward Cuba mean for agriculture? http://deltafarmpress.com/government/what-will-major-shift-us-policy-toward-cuba-mean-agriculture <div class="field-deck"> Rice would benefit greatly if trade barriers lifted </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Obama moves to ease U.S. trade and travel restrictions on Cuba.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/what-will-major-shift-us-policy-toward-cuba-mean-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/what-will-major-shift-us-policy-toward-cuba-mean-agriculture#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Import and Export Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:40:00 +0000 120661 at http://deltafarmpress.com Gary Jackson, Mark Leggett honored by Mississippi Farm Bureau http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/gary-jackson-mark-leggett-honored-mississippi-farm-bureau <div class="node-body article-body">Gary Jackson has been honored with the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation's Distinguished Service Award for 2014 and Mark Leggett was presented its Ag Ambassador Award.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/gary-jackson-mark-leggett-honored-mississippi-farm-bureau" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/gary-jackson-mark-leggett-honored-mississippi-farm-bureau#comments Miscellaneous Business People State Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:02:00 +0000 120551 at http://deltafarmpress.com Mike McCormick is new Mississippi Farm Bureau president http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/mike-mccormick-new-mississippi-farm-bureau-president <div class="node-body article-body">Mike McCormick, Jefferson County, Miss., dairyman has been elected 2015 president of the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/mike-mccormick-new-mississippi-farm-bureau-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/mike-mccormick-new-mississippi-farm-bureau-president#comments Miscellaneous Business People State Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:49:00 +0000 120541 at http://deltafarmpress.com As farmers rely more on data, worries about privacy increase http://deltafarmpress.com/agriculture-technology/farmers-rely-more-data-worries-about-privacy-increase <div class="node-body article-body">With the increasing adoption of precision agriculture technology, there have been a lot of questions about how to handle data privacy — but not many answers, says Terry Griffin, Griffin Consulting, Little Rock, Ark.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/agriculture-technology/farmers-rely-more-data-worries-about-privacy-increase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/agriculture-technology/farmers-rely-more-data-worries-about-privacy-increase#comments Management Agriculture Technology Miscellaneous Gold Management Technology Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:04:00 +0000 120081 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>BIG DATA was the theme of the annual meeting of the Mississippi Agricultural Economics Association. Among those attending were, from left, John and Marie Lee, Tuscaloosa, Ala. (he is retired head of the Mississippi State University Agricultural Economics Department); Gail Gillis, research associate, MSU agricultural economics; and Dave Thomas, vice president of marketing, Helena Chemical Company.</strong></em></p> Senate passes $1.1 trillion spending package http://deltafarmpress.com/government/senate-passes-11-trillion-spending-package <div class="field-deck"> Addresses Waterways of the U.S proposed rule </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Senate passes spending bill for 2015 fiscal year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/senate-passes-11-trillion-spending-package" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/senate-passes-11-trillion-spending-package#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Equipment Equipment & Supplies Legislation Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:16:00 +0000 120611 at http://deltafarmpress.com Standing still: Declining support stifles U.S. science research edge http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/standing-still-declining-support-stifles-us-science-research-edge <div class="node-body blog-body">Concern for the nation’s “innovation deficit” has led dozens of organizations to urge Congress to increase fiscal year 2015 investments in scientific research and higher education.</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/standing-still-declining-support-stifles-us-science-research-edge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/standing-still-declining-support-stifles-us-science-research-edge#comments Government Agriculture Technology Miscellaneous Business Columnists Legislation Farm Press Blog Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:08:00 +0000 120591 at http://deltafarmpress.com