Soybeans en Upgrade for Pipe Planner web-based irrigation application <div class="field-byline"> Delta Plastics </div> <div class="field-deck"> New functionality allows growers to create the most efficient irrigation systems for rice fields </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“The new enhanced version of Pipe Planner is based largely on grower input and provides irrigation solutions to both row crop needs and the unique challenges of rice crops,” said Sean Whiteley, Delta Plastics CEO. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Management Irrigation Technology Fri, 27 May 2016 14:42:00 +0000 136121 at ‘Trying to get ahead of the train’ <div class="node-body video-body">Delta F.A.R.M.'s Trey Cooke says climate change and carbon are the next trains coming at agriculture; says Delta F.A.R.M. is trying to prepare for it.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Government Fri, 27 May 2016 13:05:00 +0000 136131 at Single-row tractor company aiming to serve small farmers globally <div class="field-deck"> Cleber offers small-acreage farmers ‘independence’ </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“It’s all about ensuring what most farmers want: independence. Using this model means they are free to do business with whomever they choose.” -- Horace Clemmons, Cleber LLC.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Tractors Fri, 27 May 2016 12:38:00 +0000 136081 at Farm groups want extension of USDA's program eligibility deadline <div class="field-deck"> New rules came after start of planting season </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More than 70 farm groups sign letter asking Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to extend the deadline for receiving approval for restructuring from county and state FSA committees.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Peanuts Government Thu, 26 May 2016 02:56:00 +0000 136071 at <p>National Cotton Council President and CEO Gary Adams, left, visits with John Lindamood&nbsp;at the American Cotton Producers spring meeting.</p> ‘We have to be able to tell our story,’ Delta Council members hear <div class="node-body video-body">Kansas Senator says agriculture needs to tell its story to an increasingly urban population that gets farther from the farm with each passing generation.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Wheat Wed, 25 May 2016 14:14:00 +0000 136061 at Delta Council members enjoy old friends, catfish at annual meeting <div class="node-body gallery-body">Although rain threatened, members and guests of the Delta Council enjoyed a dry catfish luncheon on the Delta State University Quadrangle during their annual meeting.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Rice Tue, 24 May 2016 15:09:00 +0000 136041 at <p>Ralph Owens, James Oliver and Jim Robertson were among the many Delta residents on hand for the Delta Council annual meeting in Cleveland, Miss.</p> Crop production, pest management field day set for St. Joseph <div class="field-byline"> Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Vast topic list for June 16 St. Joe field day.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Irrigation Technology Weed Control Events Plant and Animal Health Tue, 24 May 2016 14:52:00 +0000 135921 at China’s demand for imported soybeans to remain strong <div class="field-byline"> USDA Economic Research Service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With China’s policies favoring grain production over soybeans, the country’s demand for imported soybeans is projected to remain strong over the next decade, says USDA.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Markets Tue, 24 May 2016 14:44:00 +0000 135961 at Rural America still important but issues often misunderstood <div class="node-body video-body">Kansas Senator says he went to Congress to try to help rural America, finds issues are often misunderstood in places like the nation's capital.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Rice Government Tue, 24 May 2016 14:25:00 +0000 136031 at 2017 agriculture appropriations bill addresses Mississippi interests <div class="field-byline"> The office of Sen. Thad Cochran </div> <div class="field-deck"> Senate measure addresses ag research, rural development, water use research </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Senate bill supports federal agriculture, rural development, conservation programs, food safety, and nutrition assistance for children, families and seniors.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Legislation Mon, 23 May 2016 14:56:00 +0000 135981 at