People http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/5431/more en Cuba and China: A difference that’s difficult to fathom http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/cuba-and-china-difference-s-difficult-fathom <div class="node-body blog-body">For decades now the U.S. has been trading with and allowing open travel to China, whose government has been one of the most repressive on the planet, yet our nearest neighbor, Cuba, has been off limits to Americans for over half a 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/cuba-and-china-difference-s-difficult-fathom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/cuba-and-china-difference-s-difficult-fathom#comments Markets Government Government Columnists Import and Export Farm Press Blog Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:10:00 +0000 128361 at http://deltafarmpress.com Kicking the can, again, down ever-so-crumbling highways http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/kicking-can-again-down-ever-so-crumbling-highways <div class="node-body blog-body">As paving season melts away like an ice cube in the August sun, highwaysare in horrible condition and getting worse by the day.</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/kicking-can-again-down-ever-so-crumbling-highways" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/kicking-can-again-down-ever-so-crumbling-highways#comments Government Government Columnists Farm Press Blog Mon, 24 Aug 2015 12:10:00 +0000 128081 at http://deltafarmpress.com Elections of yore: promises galore and surreptitious swigs of illegal liquids http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/elections-yore-promises-galore-and-surreptitious-swigs-illegal-liquids <div class="node-body blog-body">Yesteryear elections for public offices were light years removed from today’s voting, when everything is over and done by the 10 p.m. newscasts. </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/elections-yore-promises-galore-and-surreptitious-swigs-illegal-liquids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/elections-yore-promises-galore-and-surreptitious-swigs-illegal-liquids#comments Miscellaneous Columnists Farm Press Blog Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:15:00 +0000 127951 at http://deltafarmpress.com Feed the world? Many consumers don’t see it the way farmers do http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/feed-world-many-consumers-don-t-see-it-way-farmers-do <div class="node-body blog-body">Surveys by the Center for Food Integrity show American consumers rank feeding the rest of the world dead last on their top 10 list of food concerns. </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/feed-world-many-consumers-don-t-see-it-way-farmers-do" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/feed-world-many-consumers-don-t-see-it-way-farmers-do#comments Miscellaneous Columnists Import and Export State Farm Press Blog Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:40:00 +0000 127781 at http://deltafarmpress.com When China’s economy hiccups, world economies get the jitters http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/when-china-s-economy-hiccups-world-economies-get-jitters <div class="node-body blog-body">“What happens in China moves through all the world’s major economies," says cotton analyst O.A. Cleveland, Jr. "A setback in that economy makes the situation in Greece look small potatoes."</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/when-china-s-economy-hiccups-world-economies-get-jitters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/when-china-s-economy-hiccups-world-economies-get-jitters#comments Cotton Markets Government Columnists Cotton Import and Export Farm Press Blog Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:05:00 +0000 127611 at http://deltafarmpress.com Agriculture’s challenge: How to counter lack of trust in today’s food system http://deltafarmpress.com/industryvoice/agriculture-s-challenge-how-counter-lack-trust-today-s-food-system <div class="node-body article-body">Trying to win public opinion with information about science, economics, or best management practices “just doesn’t resonate with consumers," says Allyson Perry, Center for Food Integrity. "They don’t want to hear it.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/industryvoice/agriculture-s-challenge-how-counter-lack-trust-today-s-food-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/industryvoice/agriculture-s-challenge-how-counter-lack-trust-today-s-food-system#comments IndustryVoice Miscellaneous Environmental groups Organic Farming People State Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:40:00 +0000 127471 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>Ted Kendall, from left, Bolton, Miss., producer; Mike McCormick, president, Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation; and Jimmy Whitaker, Satartia, Miss., producer, were among those attending the joint annual meeting of the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation&rsquo;s soybean, wheat, and feed grains policy committees</strong></em></p> Hate your job? The robot that replaces you couldn’t care less http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/hate-your-job-robot-replaces-you-couldn-t-care-less <div class="node-body blog-body">As technology becomes ever more sophisticated, the trend escalates: fewer and fewer people are needed to do many of today’s jobs. </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/hate-your-job-robot-replaces-you-couldn-t-care-less" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/hate-your-job-robot-replaces-you-couldn-t-care-less#comments Agriculture Technology Miscellaneous Columnists Electronics and digital equipment Farm Press Blog Mon, 20 Jul 2015 18:30:00 +0000 127201 at http://deltafarmpress.com Is that fancy tractor really yours? Well, maybe, kinda, sorta http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/fancy-tractor-really-yours-well-maybe-kinda-sorta <div class="node-body blog-body">The U.S. Copyright Office is expected to issue a ruling this month clarifying what you can or can’t do with things you buy that are operated by software, including your fancy new tractor.</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/fancy-tractor-really-yours-well-maybe-kinda-sorta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/fancy-tractor-really-yours-well-maybe-kinda-sorta#comments Equipment Miscellaneous Columnists John Deere Farm Press Blog Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:50:00 +0000 126991 at http://deltafarmpress.com A frozen Garden of Eden: Cary Fowler, consummate seed saver http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/frozen-garden-eden-cary-fowler-consummate-seed-saver <div class="node-body blog-body">Memphis, Tenn. native Cary Fowler is on a mission to preserve world crop diversity by collecting and saving seed for crops no longer used in modern agriculture, but from which germplasm may be needed in the future.</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/frozen-garden-eden-cary-fowler-consummate-seed-saver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/frozen-garden-eden-cary-fowler-consummate-seed-saver#comments Miscellaneous Sustainable Agriculture Columnists Farm Press Blog Mon, 06 Jul 2015 13:58:00 +0000 126791 at http://deltafarmpress.com And with your hamburger how about a side of porn? http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/and-your-hamburger-how-about-side-porn <div class="node-body blog-body">Can somebody tell me where I can get one of those gorgeous, juicy, half-a-foot-high hamburgers we see in TV ads? The ones you actually get are all squashed together as if run over by one of their delivery trucks.</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/and-your-hamburger-how-about-side-porn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/and-your-hamburger-how-about-side-porn#comments Miscellaneous Columnists Farm Press Blog Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:17:00 +0000 126551 at http://deltafarmpress.com