People http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/5431/more en Potholes a'plenty: Severe winter further degrades already crumbling roads, bridges http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/potholes-aplenty-severe-winter-further-degrades-already-crumbling-roads-bridges <div class="node-body blog-body">This winter has produced a bumper crop of potholes, washouts, and other damage that has turned highways and streets into a whack-a-mole exercise of trying to dodge one pothole before another pops up ahead.</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/potholes-aplenty-severe-winter-further-degrades-already-crumbling-roads-bridges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/potholes-aplenty-severe-winter-further-degrades-already-crumbling-roads-bridges#comments Government Miscellaneous Government Columnists Farm Press Blog Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:39:00 +0000 124071 at http://deltafarmpress.com 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 John Hicks, veteran soybean breeder, has died http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/john-hicks-veteran-soybean-breeder-has-died <div class="node-body article-body">Dr. John Dudley Hicks, Jr., Greenville, Miss., soybean researcher whose work with Pioneer Hi-Bred International for 25 years led to the development of many commercial varieties widely planted across the South, has died. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/john-hicks-veteran-soybean-breeder-has-died" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/john-hicks-veteran-soybean-breeder-has-died#comments Soybeans People Soybean Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:28:00 +0000 123761 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 Mississippi farmer Kevin Simpson died March 7 http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/mississippi-farmer-kevin-simpson-died-march-7 <div class="node-body article-body">Kevin Lanier Simpson, 49, Benton County, Miss., farmer and Farm Bureau leader, died March 7.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/mississippi-farmer-kevin-simpson-died-march-7" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/mississippi-farmer-kevin-simpson-died-march-7#comments Miscellaneous People State Fri, 13 Mar 2015 13:16:00 +0000 123551 at http://deltafarmpress.com FFA teams package 35,000 meals for needy at Farm and Gin Show http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/ffa-teams-package-35000-meals-needy-farm-and-gin-show <div class="node-body article-body">FFA members from three Tennessee chapters joined forces at the 2015 Mid-South Farm and Gin Show to package 35,000 meals for the needy in the region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/ffa-teams-package-35000-meals-needy-farm-and-gin-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/ffa-teams-package-35000-meals-needy-farm-and-gin-show#comments Cotton Miscellaneous Mid-South Farm and Gin Show People Wed, 11 Mar 2015 13:19:00 +0000 123401 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><strong><em>FFA TEAMS from three Tennessee chapters packaged 35,000 meals for the needy at the 2015 Mid-South Farm and Gin Show.</em></strong></p> 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 Mississippi Peanut Growers memorial scholarship honors Don Self http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/mississippi-peanut-growers-memorial-scholarship-honors-don-self <div class="node-body article-body">A scholarship honoring the late Don Self, Hamilton, Miss., peanut producer and National Peanut Board member, has been created by the Mississippi Peanut Growers Association.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/mississippi-peanut-growers-memorial-scholarship-honors-don-self" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/mississippi-peanut-growers-memorial-scholarship-honors-don-self#comments Peanuts Miscellaneous Peanut People Wed, 18 Feb 2015 21:45:00 +0000 122451 at http://deltafarmpress.com