Soybeans en 7 meetings set to discuss Missouri farm financial stress <div class="field-byline"> Duane Dailey, University of Missouri Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Financial issues and stresses in farm country will be discussed in seven meetings across Missouri in July.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Management Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:44:00 +0000 136971 at Brexit: What's its impact on rice, cotton, grain prices? <div class="field-byline"> Robert Coats </div> <div class="field-deck"> United Kingdom votes to leave European Union </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, rice, cotton, soybeans, corn, wheat, and oil experienced price weakness as markets moved into a risk-off mode.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Government Management Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:19:00 +0000 137021 at <p><span>A Vote to Leave campaigner holds a placard at a rally for votes to leave the European Union in the referendum.</span></p> Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Louisiana Farm Bureau members hear latest on regulations, outlook <div class="node-body gallery-body">Members of the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation heard from a number of speakers and a wide range of agricultural issues at their 94th annual meeting.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Markets Sun, 26 Jun 2016 21:58:00 +0000 137011 at <p>Donald Schexnayder, left, and Randy Bracy, visit with Brian Breaux, commodities director for the Louisiana Farm Bureau, following the LFB&#39;s&nbsp;Labor/Environmental Conference at its annual meeting in New Orleans. Bracy chairs the Labor/Environmental Conference and Schexnayder chairs the Soybeans, Wheat and Feedgrains&nbsp;Advisory Committee.</p> Hard work, business skills earn couple Louisiana Farm Bureau award <div class="field-byline"> By Linda Benedict </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Louisiana couple struggles with flooding and low prices, but keeps their faith as part of struggle to leave their farm better than they found it.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Corn Sat, 25 Jun 2016 21:36:00 +0000 136991 at <p>Ryan and Danielle Yerby of Grant Parish accept the 2016 Louisiana Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Rancher Achievement Award Thursday&nbsp;(June 23). &nbsp;Pictured, left to right: Duff Wallace, executive vice president, Southern Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Companies;&nbsp;Blaine Briggs, executive vice president, , Louisiana Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company; Danielle Yerby; Reagan Yerby, Ryan Yerby; and Louisiana Farm Bureau President Ronnie Anderson.</p> Forrest Laws, Delta Farm Press Meetings to answer "Actively Engaged in Farming" questions <div class="field-byline"> Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farm operators affected by the new “Actively Engaged in Farming” regulations can find help at two meetings sponsored by Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation and Delta Council.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Government Management Equipment National Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:32:00 +0000 136951 at Photo: Getty Images Insurance changes expand farm safety net for double cropping <div class="field-byline"> The USDA </div> <div class="field-deck"> Crop insurance gives farmers more planting flexibility </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The modifications center on the practice of growing two crops on the same field at different times of the year, which is known as double cropping.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Rice Wheat Government Agriculture Technology Crop Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:02:00 +0000 136921 at EPA administrator defends agency’s review of glyphosate <div class="node-body article-body">EPA administrator, House Science Committee members debate Environmental Protection Agency's handling of review of glyphosate's cancer risk.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Government Thu, 23 Jun 2016 11:18:00 +0000 136891 at Extension short course teaches seed technology <div class="field-byline"> Nathan Gregory, Mississippi State University </div> <div class="field-deck"> Early August event to be held on Mississippi State University campus </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Seed Tech 2016: From Bin to Bag will cover techniques in seed cleaning, separating and sorting. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Equipment Agriculture Technology Events Equipment & Supplies Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:31:00 +0000 136871 at Research lacking to back claims for foliar-applied fertilizers <div class="field-byline"> Nathan Slaton, Rick Norman, Trent Roberts, Jason Kelley, Jarrod Hardke, Bill Robertson, Jeremy Ross and Leo Espinoza, University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many of the recommendations being made for foliar feeding simply have little defensible merit.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Agriculture Technology Fertilizers Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:20:00 +0000 136861 at Monsanto donates research farm, facilities to The B.F. Smith Foundation <div class="field-byline"> Delta Council and Monsanto </div> <div class="field-deck"> 150-acre site to support agricultural research, local science education </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“The B. F. Smith Foundation is ecstatic about the new opportunity to advance one of the Foundation’s primary missions, which is to advance science and education in a way that holds promise for improving the quality of life of the citizens in this region. " -- Travis Satterfield, chairman of The B.F. Smith Foundation.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Miscellaneous Events Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:04:00 +0000 136851 at