Soybeans http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6031/more en When starter fertilizers can raise crop yields, profits http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/when-starter-fertilizers-can-raise-crop-yields-profits <div class="field-byline"> Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Often a good starter fertilizer can give a crop that all-important good start that can make a positive difference in yield, maturation, and profits.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/when-starter-fertilizers-can-raise-crop-yields-profits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/when-starter-fertilizers-can-raise-crop-yields-profits#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Management Mon, 02 May 2016 15:54:00 +0000 135201 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press WOTUS rule could increase cost, frustration on CWA 404 enforcement http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/wotus-rule-could-increase-cost-frustration-cwa-404-enforcement <div class="node-body video-body">EPA's Waters of the U.S. rule appears to be here to stay, will further complicate Clean Water Act "navigable water' interpretations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/wotus-rule-could-increase-cost-frustration-cwa-404-enforcement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/wotus-rule-could-increase-cost-frustration-cwa-404-enforcement#comments Soybeans Government Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:42:00 +0000 135171 at http://deltafarmpress.com Highly leveraged farms trending upward http://deltafarmpress.com/management/highly-leveraged-farms-trending-upward <div class="field-byline"> USDA Economic Research Service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The share of U.S. farms highly leveraged (debt-to-asset ratios greater than .40) has trended upward since 2012 and is forecast to increase in 2015 and 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/highly-leveraged-farms-trending-upward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/highly-leveraged-farms-trending-upward#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:48:00 +0000 135161 at http://deltafarmpress.com Louisiana soybean planting off to slow start http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/louisiana-soybean-planting-slow-start <div class="field-byline"> Craig Gautreaux, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Wet fields have been an all-too-common sight across Louisiana. Many soybean farmers have yet to begin planting because of the wet conditions even though the optimum planting window for soybeans has been open for nearly two weeks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/louisiana-soybean-planting-slow-start" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/louisiana-soybean-planting-slow-start#comments Soybeans Management Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:41:00 +0000 135141 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>Young soybeans emerge on a research plot located at the LSU AgCenter Dean Lee Research and Extension Center in Alexandria, La. Wet conditions have slowed soybean planting across the state. With the optimum planting date window ending around the first part of May, farmers had only planted less than 10 percent of the state&rsquo;s anticipated acreage by the last week of April.</em></p> Photo: Ronnie Levy, LSU AgCenter Bloomberg: Monsanto says new technology to help GMOs fight pest resistance http://deltafarmpress.com/management/bloomberg-monsanto-says-new-technology-help-gmos-fight-pest-resistance <div class="field-byline"> Lydia Mulvany, Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Monsanto Co., the world’s largest seed company, said a new technology can help its crops fight off pests that have developed resistance to previous genetically modified varieties.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/bloomberg-monsanto-says-new-technology-help-gmos-fight-pest-resistance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/bloomberg-monsanto-says-new-technology-help-gmos-fight-pest-resistance#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Management Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:43:00 +0000 135111 at http://deltafarmpress.com Arkansas Agriculture Department opens 2016 Arkansas Century Farms Program http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-agriculture-department-opens-2016-arkansas-century-farms-program <div class="field-deck"> New applications accepted through May 31 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"In honoring those families who are part of this great tradition, the Arkansas Century Farm Program recognizes the historical relevance of the family farm and its important place in Arkansas's future." -- Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-agriculture-department-opens-2016-arkansas-century-farms-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-agriculture-department-opens-2016-arkansas-century-farms-program#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Management Miscellaneous Events Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:43:00 +0000 135091 at http://deltafarmpress.com PrecisionHawk gets DuPont as newest investor http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/precisionhawk-gets-dupont-newest-investor <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>PrecisionHawk &ndash; a leading provider of aerial data and safety platforms for drones &ndash; announced April 27 that DuPont has joined its previously announced round of series C funding.</p> <p>As a provider of drones and drone data tools for the agricultural market, <a href="http://www.precisionhawk.com/lancaster" target="_blank">PrecisionHawk</a> has been providing its tools and services to DuPont as a customer for a number of years.</p> <p>This collaboration will work to accelerate the commercial use of drones and build the tools that matter for agriculture.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/precisionhawk-gets-dupont-newest-investor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Equipment Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:20:40 +0000 135101 at http://deltafarmpress.com Mid-South Ag Law Conference covers wide range of issues in Memphis http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/mid-south-ag-law-conference-covers-wide-range-issues-memphis <div class="node-body gallery-body">Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference presents intense sessions on the issues that confront farmers in difficult economic times.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/mid-south-ag-law-conference-covers-wide-range-issues-memphis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/mid-south-ag-law-conference-covers-wide-range-issues-memphis#comments Soybeans Rice Government Miscellaneous Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:55:00 +0000 135061 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Bill Bridgforth and Rusty Rumley were among participants in this year&#39;s Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference.</p> 10-year study shows benefit from neonicotinoids in Mid-South soybeans http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/10-year-study-shows-benefit-neonicotinoids-mid-south-soybeans <div class="field-byline"> Ginger Rowsey, University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture </div> <div class="field-deck"> Insecticide seed treatments consistently increase yields </div> <div class="node-body article-body">University researchers find neonicotinoid seed treatments can be a plus for soybean production in the Mid-South over 10 years of testing..</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/10-year-study-shows-benefit-neonicotinoids-mid-south-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/10-year-study-shows-benefit-neonicotinoids-mid-south-soybeans#comments Soybeans Government Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:17:00 +0000 135031 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>A recent study found that neonicotinoid seed treatments provide significant economic benefits to soybean growers in the Mid-South. The results come as this particular class of insecticides is facing increased scrutiny from environmental groups and regulators.</p> Photo: G. Rowsey, courtesy UTIA. Delta Farm Press Calendar of Events http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-farm-press-calendar-events <div class="node-body article-body">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 Mon, 25 Apr 2016 11:04:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com