Corn http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en Precision planting technology pays dividends for Jack and Brandon Huerkamp http://deltafarmpress.com/management/precision-planting-technology-pays-dividends-jack-and-brandon-huerkamp <div class="node-body article-body">“You’ve got to be careful to not be so dazzled by the bells and whistles of technology that you overlook the main reasons for buying it," says Mississippi farmer Jack Huerkamp. "The overriding consideration should be: Will it help me to do my work more efficiently, and will it make money for me?”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/precision-planting-technology-pays-dividends-jack-and-brandon-huerkamp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/precision-planting-technology-pays-dividends-jack-and-brandon-huerkamp#comments Cotton Corn Management Agriculture Technology Corn Cotton Crops Equipment Management No Till Technology Variable Rate Application Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:16:00 +0000 117941 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; "><strong style="font-size: 13px; ">JACK HUERKAMP, right, and son Brandon with the precision planter equipment they say gives them more consistent crops, regardless of soil type or compaction, and better yields. They grow cotton and corn in Noxubee County, Miss.</strong></em></p> USDA forecast for corn yield – 172 bushels http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/usda-forecast-corn-yield-172-bushels <div class="node-body article-body">Records likely to be broken in yield and production for corn/beans.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/usda-forecast-corn-yield-172-bushels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/usda-forecast-corn-yield-172-bushels#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Markets Fiber Crops Grains Soybean Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:27:00 +0000 118141 at http://deltafarmpress.com Railcar dearth, conservation easements and FSA modernization http://deltafarmpress.com/government/railcar-dearth-conservation-easements-and-fsa-modernization <div class="field-deck"> USDA’s Vilsack addresses pressing agricultural issues </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Where are the railcars needed to transport bumper grain crops?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/railcar-dearth-conservation-easements-and-fsa-modernization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/railcar-dearth-conservation-easements-and-fsa-modernization#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Farm Bill Import and Export Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:09:00 +0000 118111 at http://deltafarmpress.com Climate Basic, Climate Pro could help farmers get a step up on the weather, crops http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/climate-basic-climate-pro-could-help-farmers-get-step-weather-crops <div class="node-body video-body">Climate Basic, Climate Pro offerings could help farmers get a better handle on managing field operations, making harvest decisions for far-flung crops.</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/corn/climate-basic-climate-pro-could-help-farmers-get-step-weather-crops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/climate-basic-climate-pro-could-help-farmers-get-step-weather-crops#comments Soybeans Corn Markets Management Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:36:00 +0000 118101 at http://deltafarmpress.com 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 Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Congressmen ask loan repayment extension for Turner customers http://deltafarmpress.com/government/congressmen-ask-loan-repayment-extension-turner-customers <div class="field-deck"> Grower losses could total $50 million, sources report </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Government officials seeking help from USDA to give farmers more time to repay Commodity Credit Corp. loans as losses in Turner Grain case reportedly continue to mount.</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/government/congressmen-ask-loan-repayment-extension-turner-customers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/congressmen-ask-loan-repayment-extension-turner-customers#comments Soybeans Corn Rice Markets Government Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:09:00 +0000 117921 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>AS GRAIN HARVEST starts in earnest across the Mid-South, farmers are troubled by reports of defaults on payments by a grain buyer.</p> Big grain crops may mean farmers need to replenish nutrients levels in Mid-South corn, beans http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/big-grain-crops-may-mean-farmers-need-replenish-nutrients-levels-mid-south-corn-beans <div class="node-body video-body">Big crops may mean growers are removing plant nutrients at a faster rate than they're replacing them. Mississippi State University professor cautions adjustments may be needed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/big-grain-crops-may-mean-farmers-need-replenish-nutrients-levels-mid-south-corn-beans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/big-grain-crops-may-mean-farmers-need-replenish-nutrients-levels-mid-south-corn-beans#comments Soybeans Corn Management Irrigation Technology Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:11:00 +0000 117911 at http://deltafarmpress.com Waterways of the U.S. proposed rule ‘a gross overreach’ http://deltafarmpress.com/government/waterways-us-proposed-rule-gross-overreach <div class="field-deck"> A report from the Agricultural Council of Arkansas summer meeting </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Full plate of issues for Agricultural Council of Arkansas summer meeting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/waterways-us-proposed-rule-gross-overreach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/waterways-us-proposed-rule-gross-overreach#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Legislation Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:53:00 +0000 117851 at http://deltafarmpress.com Bracing for bin-busting harvests http://deltafarmpress.com/bracing-bin-busting-harvests <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Today's larger machinery is running over extensive acreage in record times, which can lead to delivery backups at the receiving site. Couple that with fickle weather that often creates a shortened harvest window and it sets up for a grain handling system nightmare.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="Corn harvest" src="http://deltafarmpress.com/site-files/deltafarmpress.com/files/1208cbenCornHarvest.jpg?1409059795" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/bracing-bin-busting-harvests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Corn Markets Management Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:13:00 +0000 117801 at http://deltafarmpress.com Shift to soybeans from corn could continue, Farm Futures survey shows http://deltafarmpress.com/shift-soybeans-corn-could-continue-farm-futures-survey-shows <div class="node-body link-body">The shift of acreage from corn to soybeans begun this spring could continue for another year, according to Farm Futures Magazine's first survey of 2015 planting intentions. But changes could be less dramatic as prices for both crops fall below the cost of production.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://deltafarmpress.com/site-files/deltafarmpress.com/files/DFPSoybeans005_1.jpg?1409064491" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/shift-soybeans-corn-could-continue-farm-futures-survey-shows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Corn Markets Management Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:01:00 +0000 117791 at http://deltafarmpress.com