Corn en Voice-activated tractor that stops on demand, alerts 911? <div class="field-byline"> Kenzie Kesselring, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">University of Georgia and Georgia Tech researching voice-activated software that will cause tractors to stop in the event of an emergency.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Equipment Tractors Tue, 31 May 2016 13:54:00 +0000 135831 at <p>Pictured is the Massey Ferguson, a brand of AGCO, 7700 Series mid-frame tractor. When University of Georgia and Georgia Tech researchers develop their first voice-activated tractor safety system, plans are to put it on an AGCO tractor.</p> Stiles: Watch commodity funds for signals on market direction <div class="field-deck"> Weather problems in Brazil, Argentina fuel market improvement </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Arkansas Extension marketing specialist says commodity trading funds may hold the key for how long the soybean market rally continues into 2016.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Markets Fri, 27 May 2016 14:57:00 +0000 136151 at <p>Andrew Wargo, Thad Freeland and Laudis&nbsp;Brantley were among those attending the Agricultural Council of Arkansas&#39; spring board meeting in Pickens, Ark.</p> 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 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> 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 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 How well do you protect your farm data from hackers? <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers’ increased use of precision agriculture technology puts them at greater risk for cyber targeting by hackers who want to steal farm-level data in bulk.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Precision Farming Fri, 20 May 2016 13:55:00 +0000 135951 at USDA/NRCS opens soil health initiative in Mississippi <div class="node-body article-body">USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service has established a new statewide soil initiative in Mississippi that focuses on building soil health and productivity.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Government Management Fri, 20 May 2016 13:13:00 +0000 135881 at Photo: Mississippi State University Nearly all U.S. ethanol produced and sold in domestic markets <div class="field-byline"> USDA, Economic Research Service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nearly all ethanol blended into the U.S. gasoline supply is produced domestically, and, over the past five years, about 94 percent of production was used in the United States.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Thu, 19 May 2016 14:20:00 +0000 135441 at Delta Farm Press