Cotton http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6021/more en Mississippi continues boll weevil-free status http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/mississippi-continues-boll-weevil-free-status <div class="node-body article-body">The last boll weevil trapped in Mississippi was in 2008, and the state is now in its sixth year of weevil-free status, says Farrell Boyd, manager of the Mississippi Boll Weevil Eradication Corporation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/mississippi-continues-boll-weevil-free-status" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/mississippi-continues-boll-weevil-free-status#comments Cotton Management Boll weevil Cotton Crops Farm Bureau Insecticides Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:35:00 +0000 116561 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><strong><em>COLEY BAILEY, Jr., from left, Coffeeville, Miss., producer; John Swayze, Benton, Miss., producer/ginner; and Ted Kendall, Jr., Bolton, Miss. producer/ginner, were among those attending the joint annual meeting of the Mississippi Boll Weevil Management Corporation and the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation Cotton Policy Committee.</em></strong></p> Policy change could trim Chinese cotton acres http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/policy-change-could-trim-chinese-cotton-acres <div class="node-body article-body">The announcement of China's new target price subsidy is most important for what it doesn't say.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/policy-change-could-trim-chinese-cotton-acres" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/policy-change-could-trim-chinese-cotton-acres#comments Cotton Markets Government Cotton Import and Export Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:53:00 +0000 117031 at http://deltafarmpress.com USDA updates implementation of new farm bill http://deltafarmpress.com/government/usda-updates-implementation-new-farm-bill <div class="field-byline"> The USDA </div> <div class="field-deck"> New crop insurance options for producers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Implementation update for new farm bill programs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/usda-updates-implementation-new-farm-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/usda-updates-implementation-new-farm-bill#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Farm Bill Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:48:00 +0000 117111 at http://deltafarmpress.com Webcasts on preventing sticky cotton available http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/webcasts-preventing-sticky-cotton-available <div class="field-byline"> Cotton Incorporated </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sticky cotton is one of the most expensive and frustrating issues in the cotton industry worldwide Fortunately, sticky cotton can be minimized with good aphid and whitefly management practices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/webcasts-preventing-sticky-cotton-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/webcasts-preventing-sticky-cotton-available#comments Cotton Cotton Crops Insecticides Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:28:00 +0000 117061 at http://deltafarmpress.com Save fuel and water with soil health management plan http://deltafarmpress.com/management/save-fuel-and-water-soil-health-management-plan <div class="node-body article-body">When it comes to reducing runoff and improving water infiltration, nothing beats no-till. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/save-fuel-and-water-soil-health-management-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/save-fuel-and-water-soil-health-management-plan#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management No Till organic matter Soil Microbiology Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:13:00 +0000 116441 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>NRCS WATER quality specialist Steve Nipper demonstrates water infiltration and runoff under two tillage systems at a recent field day in St. Joseph, La. The soil in the pan at right is from a conventionally-tilled field, at left from a field where no-till and cover crop practices are used.</em></p> Elton Robinson, Delta Farm Press Delta Farm Press Calendar of Events http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-farm-press-calendar-events <div class="node-body article-body">Important meetings, trade shows, field days and conferences for those involved in Mid-South agriculture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-farm-press-calendar-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-farm-press-calendar-events#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Events Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Experts peg U.S. cotton crop at 17.7 million bales http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/experts-peg-us-cotton-crop-177-million-bales <div class="node-body article-body">Rains in Texas have improved the Texas cotton crop and raising expectations for the size of the U.S. crop.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/experts-peg-us-cotton-crop-177-million-bales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/experts-peg-us-cotton-crop-177-million-bales#comments Cotton Markets Cotton Import and Export Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:52:00 +0000 116921 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>From left, O.A. Cleveland, professor emeritus, Mississippi State University, Pat McClatchy, executive director, Ag Market Network, Carl Anderson, Extension specialist emeritus, Texas A&amp;M University, Jeanne Reeves, Cotton Incorporated, Jarral Neeper, president, Calcot, Ltd., and Tim Barry, Intercontinental Exchange, gathered recently to participate in the annual Cotton Roundtable in New York City.</em></p> When will China tip hand in cotton market? http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/when-will-china-tip-hand-cotton-market <div class="field-deck"> Report from the 2014 Southern Cotton Ginners Association Summer Meeting </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Massive cotton reserve in China leading to major confusion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/when-will-china-tip-hand-cotton-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/when-will-china-tip-hand-cotton-market#comments Cotton Markets Government Import and Export Marketing and Promotion Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:35:00 +0000 116831 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>THE 2014 SOUTHERN Cotton Ginners Association Summer Meeting main session was held on July 22. Among those attending was Robert Royal, left, of Midnight Gin in Midnight, Miss., and Teddy Hazlehurst of Bemis Gin and Warehouse Company in Jackson, Tenn.</p> <p>AMONG THOSE AT the SCGA&rsquo;s 2014 Summer Meeting were David Blakemore, left, of Blakemore Cotton and Grain in Campbell, Mo., and R.D. James of A.C. Riley Cotton Co. in New Madrid, Mo.</p> MSU president Mark Keenum named to Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research board http://deltafarmpress.com/government/msu-president-mark-keenum-named-foundation-food-and-agricultural-research-board <div class="field-deck"> Foundation part of new farm bill </div> <div class="node-body article-body"> FFAR board of directors named.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/msu-president-mark-keenum-named-foundation-food-and-agricultural-research-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/msu-president-mark-keenum-named-foundation-food-and-agricultural-research-board#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Farm Bill Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:52:00 +0000 116841 at http://deltafarmpress.com Rain and Palmer amaranth making for interesting summer at NEREC http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/rain-and-palmer-amaranth-making-interesting-summer-nerec <div class="node-body video-body">Sunny weather, warmer temperatures help provide researchers, Extension specialists with better backdrop for the Respect the Rotation Pigposium - 2014 version.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/rain-and-palmer-amaranth-making-interesting-summer-nerec" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/rain-and-palmer-amaranth-making-interesting-summer-nerec#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Management Weed Control Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:07:00 +0000 116801 at http://deltafarmpress.com