Featured http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/5409/more en 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 Careful: That french fry or apple pie may alter your genetic makeup (not!) http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/careful-french-fry-or-apple-pie-may-alter-your-genetic-makeup-not <div class="node-body blog-body">“If you look at food packaging, you might think the three most terrifying letters in the English language are GMO.” — Jon Stewart</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/careful-french-fry-or-apple-pie-may-alter-your-genetic-makeup-not" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/careful-french-fry-or-apple-pie-may-alter-your-genetic-makeup-not#comments Agriculture Technology Columnists Farm Press Blog Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:48:00 +0000 126381 at http://deltafarmpress.com Mike Espy on ag sales to Cuba: ‘Don’t wait—go there, meet farmers’ http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/mike-espy-ag-sales-cuba-don-t-wait-go-there-meet-farmers <div class="node-body blog-body">"I believe things are going to open up relatively soon” with Cuba, says former Secretary of Agriculture Mike Espy, and those wanting to do business there should be laying the groundwork.</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/mike-espy-ag-sales-cuba-don-t-wait-go-there-meet-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/mike-espy-ag-sales-cuba-don-t-wait-go-there-meet-farmers#comments Rice Miscellaneous Columnists Import and Export National Rice Farm Press Blog Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:00:00 +0000 126181 at http://deltafarmpress.com Ag technology: It's now what’s hot for venture capital investors http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/ag-technology-its-now-what-s-hot-venture-capital-investors <div class="node-body blog-body">Start-up companies targeting plant and animal health are increasingly attracting backing from venture capital funds.</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/ag-technology-its-now-what-s-hot-venture-capital-investors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/ag-technology-its-now-what-s-hot-venture-capital-investors#comments Agriculture Technology Columnists Farm Press Blog Mon, 08 Jun 2015 15:50:00 +0000 125981 at http://deltafarmpress.com Ag R&D: Are cutbacks in spending endangering future productivity? http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/ag-rd-are-cutbacks-spending-endangering-future-productivity <div class="node-body blog-body">Cutbacks in spending on agricultural research and development have allowed past productivity gains to slip away as economic and environmental circumstances change to undermine those gains.</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/ag-rd-are-cutbacks-spending-endangering-future-productivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/ag-rd-are-cutbacks-spending-endangering-future-productivity#comments Miscellaneous Management People Farm Press Blog Tue, 02 Jun 2015 13:16:00 +0000 125841 at http://deltafarmpress.com Weird takes a new turn in D.C. as president’s own party rebels http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/weird-takes-new-turn-dc-president-s-own-party-rebels <div class="node-body blog-body">As has been the case with other U.S. trade deals in recent years, there were concerns about the expected loss of U.S. jobs as a result of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. </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/weird-takes-new-turn-dc-president-s-own-party-rebels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/weird-takes-new-turn-dc-president-s-own-party-rebels#comments Government Columnists Marketing and Promotion Trade Farm Press Blog Mon, 25 May 2015 13:30:00 +0000 125661 at http://deltafarmpress.com