Marketing and Promotion http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/5075/more en China’s new leader: Opportunity to forge improved relationship? http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/china-s-new-leader-opportunity-forge-improved-relationship <div class="node-body blog-body">China’s new president, Xi Jinping, represents an opportunity for both nations to pursue common interests for a long-term beneficial relationship, says Kevin Rudd.</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/china-s-new-leader-opportunity-forge-improved-relationship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/china-s-new-leader-opportunity-forge-improved-relationship#comments Markets Government Government Columnists Marketing and Promotion Farm Press Blog Mon, 04 May 2015 13:30:00 +0000 124981 at http://deltafarmpress.com Corn, soybeans prices: keys to watch - Richard Brock http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/corn-soybeans-prices-keys-watch-richard-brock <div class="field-byline"> Richard Brock, Brock Associates </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With corn and soybean prices substantially lower than two years ago and below breakeven for almost everyone, marketing strategies are going to be based not on how much money can be made, but how little can be lost.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/corn-soybeans-prices-keys-watch-richard-brock" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/corn-soybeans-prices-keys-watch-richard-brock#comments Soybeans Corn Markets Management Equipment Marketing and Promotion Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:06:00 +0000 124701 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>Richard Brock</em></p> 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 Riceland Foods leader, former USDA official, Dick Bell has died http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/riceland-foods-leader-former-usda-official-dick-bell-has-died <div class="node-body article-body">Richard E. “Dick” Bell, who helped guide Stuttgart, Ark.-based Riceland Foods to its position as the world’s leader in milling and marketing rice, has died.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/riceland-foods-leader-former-usda-official-dick-bell-has-died" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/riceland-foods-leader-former-usda-official-dick-bell-has-died#comments Rice Government Groups & Organizations Marketing and Promotion Sat, 14 Mar 2015 13:38:00 +0000 123571 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 Grower participation in politics vital for peanuts and ag, lobbyist says http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/grower-participation-politics-vital-peanuts-and-ag-lobbyist-says <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers need to become more involved in the political process if they want to continue to have meaningful government farm programs, says Bob Redding, The Redding Firm, Washington, D.C.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/grower-participation-politics-vital-peanuts-and-ag-lobbyist-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/grower-participation-politics-vital-peanuts-and-ag-lobbyist-says#comments Peanuts Government Current Marketing and Promotion Peanut Thu, 19 Feb 2015 04:30:00 +0000 122221 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>NATE CHILDERS, from left, and John Trammell, both with U.S. Ag, LLC, Luthersville, Ga.; and Daniel Britt, DeltAg, Greenville, Miss., were among those attending the annual meeting of the Mississippi Peanut Growers Association.</em></p> Despite oversupply, U.S. peanut producers may boost acres http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/despite-oversupply-us-peanut-producers-may-boost-acres <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. peanut producers are going to have to learn to live with production and price volatility, says Marshall Lamb, research leader at the USDA/ARS National Peanut Research Laboratory at Dawson, Ga.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/despite-oversupply-us-peanut-producers-may-boost-acres" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/despite-oversupply-us-peanut-producers-may-boost-acres#comments Peanuts Markets Import and Export Marketing and Promotion Peanut Tue, 17 Feb 2015 01:32:00 +0000 122241 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em style="font-size: 13px;">MARSHALL LAMB, research leader, and Staci Ingram, biological science lab technician, at the National Peanut Research Laboratory, Dawson, Ga., visit with Joe Morgan, Jr., Hattiesburg, Miss., producer, at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Peanut Growers Association.</em></p> Farm Families of Mississippi promotional campaign continues to grow http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/farm-families-mississippi-promotional-campaign-continues-grow <div class="node-body article-body">"The concept for the Farm Families of Mississippi program was to tell stories we wanted told, in a positive way, to combat a lot of the sensationalism and misinformation that’s out there," says Hugh Arant, Leflore County, Miss., producer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/farm-families-mississippi-promotional-campaign-continues-grow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/farm-families-mississippi-promotional-campaign-continues-grow#comments Miscellaneous Marketing and Promotion People State Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:34:00 +0000 119821 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em style="font-size: 13px;"><strong>FARM FAMILIES OF MISSISSIPPI sponsors, who&rsquo;ve participated in the ag awareness campaign with contributions of $1,000 or more since it began five years ago, were honored at a recent luncheon. They are, from left, front row &mdash; Ronnie Aguzzi, Mississippi Rice Promotion Board; Danny Holland, Danny Holland and Co.; David Arant, Arant Acres; Lonnie Fortner, Mississippi Peanut Promotion Board; Mike Pannell, Mississippi Corn Promotion Board; back row &mdash; Hugh Beckham, DuPont Pioneer; Jan Deregt, Mississippi Soybean Promotion Board; Woody Woodson, Monsanto; Bruce Pittman, Mississippi Agricultural Consultants Associaton; and Randy Knight, president, Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation. Not present were representatives of the Mississippi Beef Council, Mississippi Pork Producers Association, and Case IH.</strong></em></p> U.S. and Mexico are ‘rising stars’ in manufacturing competitiveness http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/us-and-mexico-are-rising-stars-manufacturing-competitiveness <div class="node-body blog-body">The wage differential between the U.S. and China isn’t as big as it once was. One major factor in the change is the increasing advantage the U.S. has in energy resources, particularly natural gas.</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/us-and-mexico-are-rising-stars-manufacturing-competitiveness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/us-and-mexico-are-rising-stars-manufacturing-competitiveness#comments Markets Miscellaneous Government Columnists Marketing and Promotion Farm Press Blog Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:25:00 +0000 119021 at http://deltafarmpress.com The Dark Continent: Increasing potential as a global economic power http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/dark-continent-increasing-potential-global-economic-power <div class="node-body blog-body">Analysts predict that an increasingly urbanized Africa can be a $1 trillion food market by 2030, leaps and bounds ahead of the current $315 billion. And many of the world’s fastest-growing economies are in Africa.</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/dark-continent-increasing-potential-global-economic-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/dark-continent-increasing-potential-global-economic-power#comments Markets Miscellaneous Columnists Management Marketing and Promotion Farm Press Blog Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:15:00 +0000 118221 at http://deltafarmpress.com