Vegetables http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/5354/more en Thanksgiving — a blessing for the American farmer http://deltafarmpress.com/management/thanksgiving-blessing-american-farmer <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers provide Americans with one of its greatest freedoms, the freedom from want. Happy Thanksgiving!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/thanksgiving-blessing-american-farmer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/thanksgiving-blessing-american-farmer#comments Management Crops Livestock Vegetables Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:15:00 +0000 119741 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p class="rtecenter"><strong>HAPPY THANKSGIVING</strong>!</p> Outlook bright for 2014 Mississippi sweet potato crop http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/outlook-bright-2014-mississippi-sweet-potato-crop <div class="node-body video-body">Mississippi sweet potato acreage for 2014 is up about 11 percent, and as harvest kicks off the market is strong, growers were told at the annual Mississippi Sweet Potato Field Day at the Pontotoc Ridge-Flatwoods Branch Experiment Station.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/outlook-bright-2014-mississippi-sweet-potato-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/outlook-bright-2014-mississippi-sweet-potato-crop#comments Markets Management Miscellaneous Crops Sweet potatoes Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:07:00 +0000 117691 at http://deltafarmpress.com Mississippi sweet potatoes — strong demand as harvest starts http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mississippi-sweet-potatoes-strong-demand-harvest-starts <div class="node-body article-body">With Mississippi’s sweet potato harvest in full swing, demand for the tasty tuber is strong, according to reports at the annual Sweet Potato Field Day held at the Mississippi State University Pontotoc Ridge/Flatwoods Branch Experiment Station.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mississippi-sweet-potatoes-strong-demand-harvest-starts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mississippi-sweet-potatoes-strong-demand-harvest-starts#comments Markets Management Crops Field Crops Herbicides Marketing and Promotion Sweet potatoes Wed, 06 Aug 2014 12:19:00 +0000 117751 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>A STRONG MARKET is expected for this year&rsquo;s sweet potato crop, harvest of which got into high gear following Labor Day.</strong></em></p> '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 The California drought: You’re going to pay more at the supermarket http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/california-drought-you-re-going-pay-more-supermarket <div class="node-body blog-body">There is little irony that, in an era when people are being urged to make healthier eating choices, including more fresh vegetables and fruits, Mother Nature is making that more challenging and expensive.</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/california-drought-you-re-going-pay-more-supermarket" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/california-drought-you-re-going-pay-more-supermarket#comments Management Miscellaneous Drought Columnists Foliar insects Fruits Vegetables Water Management Farm Press Blog Mon, 12 May 2014 13:00:00 +0000 114811 at http://deltafarmpress.com North Mississippi producers offer research wish list http://deltafarmpress.com/management/north-mississippi-producers-offer-research-wish-list <div class="node-body article-body">North Mississippi farmers came to the annual Mississippi State University Producer Advisory Council meeting to offer a wish list of research, staffing, and support efforts they’d like to see in the months ahead.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/north-mississippi-producers-offer-research-wish-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/north-mississippi-producers-offer-research-wish-list#comments Cotton Soybeans Peanuts Orchard Crops Management Miscellaneous Cereal Grains Cotton Crops Fruits Grains Nuts Peanut Soybean Sweet potatoes Thu, 06 Mar 2014 09:05:00 +0000 112561 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>DOUGLAS KITCHENS, from left, Baldwyn, Miss.; Rett Swann and Hal Swann, Guntown, Miss.; and David Bennett, Jr., Ashland, Miss., were among those attending the annul Producer Advisory Council meeting for north Mississippi.</strong></em></p> How to get major tomato yields from small plots, few plants http://deltafarmpress.com/management/how-get-major-tomato-yields-small-plots-few-plants <div class="field-deck"> Steve Brister wants to share his recipe </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How to grow high-yielding tomatoes in small plots.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/how-get-major-tomato-yields-small-plots-few-plants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/how-get-major-tomato-yields-small-plots-few-plants#comments Orchard Crops Management Equipment Miscellaneous Tomatoes Tue, 03 Dec 2013 18:50:00 +0000 109441 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>NOVEMBER 2, 2013, and Mississippi&#39;s Steve Brister prepares to shut down a very productive tomato-growing season.</p> Sweet potatoes a life's work for Danny Clark http://deltafarmpress.com/management/sweet-potatoes-lifes-work-danny-clark <div class="node-body article-body">Danny Clark hadn't planned to be a farmer, but 40 years after college he's still growing the sweet potatoes that his grandfather started growing in Calhoun County, Miss., in the early 1900s.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/sweet-potatoes-lifes-work-danny-clark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/sweet-potatoes-lifes-work-danny-clark#comments Management Miscellaneous Groups & Organizations Herbicides Insects Management People Soil Fertility and Fertilizers Sweet potatoes Fri, 11 Oct 2013 11:24:00 +0000 107262 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p> <em><strong>DANNY CLARK, right, and his son, Eric, during sweet potato harvest. Clark has been growing the crop for 40 years.</strong></em></p> Weed escapes in sweet potatoes can be challenging http://deltafarmpress.com/management/weed-escapes-sweet-potatoes-can-be-challenging <div class="node-body article-body">Weed escapes in sweet potatoes can be a challenge due to a lack of registered herbicides.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/weed-escapes-sweet-potatoes-can-be-challenging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/weed-escapes-sweet-potatoes-can-be-challenging#comments Management Miscellaneous Crops Herbicides Nematicides Sweet potatoes Weeds Thu, 12 Sep 2013 16:46:00 +0000 105782 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>GROWERS MATT MOORE, left, Pontotoc, Miss., and Chris Ellison, Woodland, Miss., check progress of sweet potatoes during the field day at the Pontotoc Ridge/Flatwoods Experiment Station.</strong></p> Undercutter tool may improve sweet potato harvest, quality http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/undercutter-tool-may-improve-sweet-potato-harvest-quality <div class="node-body article-body">An undercutter implement developed by Mississippi State University may improve sweet potato harvest efficiency as well as skin strength.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/undercutter-tool-may-improve-sweet-potato-harvest-quality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/undercutter-tool-may-improve-sweet-potato-harvest-quality#comments Markets Management Equipment Miscellaneous Equipment Management Herbicides Insecticides Irrigation Equipment Sweet potatoes Mon, 09 Sep 2013 21:46:00 +0000 105622 at http://deltafarmpress.com AN UNDERCUTTER implement to improve sweet potato harvest and skin strength is being tested by Mississippi State University researchers.