Soybeans http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6031/more en Pioneering plant breeder aiming to double world corn production http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/pioneering-plant-breeder-aiming-double-world-corn-production <div class="node-body blog-body">Today’s GMO corn varieties average 150 bushels or so from 35,000 plants per acre. A Forbes magazine article outlines how Iowa seed mogul Harry Stine is working to double yields by breeding new corn varieties and growing them on narrow rows with high density plantings.</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/pioneering-plant-breeder-aiming-double-world-corn-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/pioneering-plant-breeder-aiming-double-world-corn-production#comments Soybeans Corn Management Biotech Traits Columnists Seed Seed Farm Press Blog Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:15:00 +0000 114301 at http://deltafarmpress.com First annual Agricultural Law Conference set for May 16 http://deltafarmpress.com/government/first-annual-agricultural-law-conference-set-may-16 <div class="field-deck"> Tunica, Miss., will host Mid-South agriculture-related conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We’ve designed this so that anyone involved in agriculture -- ag lenders, businessmen -- will find it very pertinent.” -- Harrison Pittman.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/first-annual-agricultural-law-conference-set-may-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/first-annual-agricultural-law-conference-set-may-16#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Crop Farm Bill Regulations Regulatory Branch Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:43:00 +0000 114211 at http://deltafarmpress.com Arkansas making irrigation schedule training priority http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-making-irrigation-schedule-training-priority <div class="field-deck"> Arkansas Water Plan, economics behind move </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Saving money at top of list for using irrigation scheduler.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-making-irrigation-schedule-training-priority" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-making-irrigation-schedule-training-priority#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Equipment Sustainable Agriculture Irrigation Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:55:00 +0000 114251 at http://deltafarmpress.com Steve Skelton: Overcoming tragedy to keep farm going http://deltafarmpress.com/management/steve-skelton-overcoming-tragedy-keep-farm-going <div class="node-body article-body">"Although I’d grown up on the farm, and farming was all I’d really ever known, I hadn’t been involved in the business end of it," says Mississippi farmer Steve Skelton. "When an accident incapacitated my father, I was suddenly faced with doing it all." </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/steve-skelton-overcoming-tragedy-keep-farm-going" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/steve-skelton-overcoming-tragedy-keep-farm-going#comments Soybeans Corn Livestock Management Corn Crops Hay and Forage Crops No Till People Pesticides Soybean Weeds Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:36:00 +0000 113691 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>WHEN HIS FATHER was suddenly incapacitated by an accident, Steve Skelton was faced with the responsibility of assuming operation of the family farm.</strong></em></p> How best to deal with resistant barnyardgrass? http://deltafarmpress.com/management/how-best-deal-resistant-barnyardgrass <div class="field-deck"> Computer model provides answers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Barnyardgrass continues torment of rice farmers. University of Arkansas research shows how to tackle the problem in best manner.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/how-best-deal-resistant-barnyardgrass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/how-best-deal-resistant-barnyardgrass#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Management Herbicide-tolerant crops Resistant Weeds Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:49:00 +0000 114011 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>COMPUTER MODELING done by weed researchers has shown the best way to tackle resistant barnyardgrass. &ldquo;&ldquo;We want to understand how to best protect technologies and herbicides within rice and other crops,&rdquo; says Jason Norsworthy.</p> Increasing crop diversity calls for new crop protection products http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/increasing-crop-diversity-calls-new-crop-protection-products <div class="node-body video-body">Intrepid Edge offers new mechanism for controlling corn earworms and soybean loopers along with alternate mode of action for resistance fighting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/increasing-crop-diversity-calls-new-crop-protection-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/increasing-crop-diversity-calls-new-crop-protection-products#comments Soybeans Corn Sat, 12 Apr 2014 17:20:00 +0000 114171 at http://deltafarmpress.com Will Louisiana corn fields recover from massive rains? http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/will-louisiana-corn-fields-recover-massive-rains <div class="field-deck"> Farmers urged to watch crops carefully </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Early April rains have left many Louisiana corn fields flooded and producers fretting. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/will-louisiana-corn-fields-recover-massive-rains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/will-louisiana-corn-fields-recover-massive-rains#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Wheat Field Crops Flooding Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:24:00 +0000 114141 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>A corn field outside Winnsboro, La.</p> GM-labeling legislation would set federal standards http://deltafarmpress.com/government/gm-labeling-legislation-would-set-federal-standards <div class="field-deck"> Commodity groups back Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Congress being pressed to pass bill on GM food labeling/standards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/gm-labeling-legislation-would-set-federal-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/gm-labeling-legislation-would-set-federal-standards#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Government Practices and Systems Sustainable Agriculture Import and Export Legislation Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:35:00 +0000 114121 at http://deltafarmpress.com Agricultural Production Training May 26-June 6 at Mississippi Delta Community College http://deltafarmpress.com/management/agricultural-production-training-may-26-june-6-mississippi-delta-community-college <div class="node-body article-body">Mississippi Delta Community College’s Capps Technology Center will hold Agricultural Production Training on its Moorhead, Miss., campus May 26 to June 6. The training has been requested by area farmers, because there is a need for trained applicants in this field.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/agricultural-production-training-may-26-june-6-mississippi-delta-community-college" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/agricultural-production-training-may-26-june-6-mississippi-delta-community-college#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Equipment Equipment & Supplies Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:10:00 +0000 114041 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press Calendar of Events http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/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/equipment/delta-farm-press-calendar-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/delta-farm-press-calendar-events#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Events Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com