Corn http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en $332 million for Agricultural Conservation Easement Program in 2015 http://deltafarmpress.com/government/332-million-agricultural-conservation-easement-program-2015 <div class="field-deck"> Signup deadline of May 15 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Under the 2014 farm bill, three conservation programs overseen by the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service were consolidated under the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program. USDA has announced that $332 million would be provided for 2015 ACEP projects.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/332-million-agricultural-conservation-easement-program-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/332-million-agricultural-conservation-easement-program-2015#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Wed, 01 Apr 2015 14:05:00 +0000 124131 at http://deltafarmpress.com Corn acres drop 2 percent, sorghum soars 11 percent http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/corn-acres-drop-2-percent-sorghum-soars-11-percent <div class="node-body article-body">According to USDA's March 31 Prospective Plantings report, grain sorghum acres could soar in some states in 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/corn-acres-drop-2-percent-sorghum-soars-11-percent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/corn-acres-drop-2-percent-sorghum-soars-11-percent#comments Soybeans Corn Markets Government Corn Cotton Grain Sorghum Peanut Rice Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:32:00 +0000 124121 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press Patrick Johnson Jr. - ag environmental advocate http://deltafarmpress.com/management/patrick-johnson-jr-ag-environmental-advocate <div class="field-byline"> Brad Robb </div> <div class="field-deck"> Delta F.A.R.M chairman </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Patrick Johnson Jr., Tunica County, Miss., farmer and partner in Cypress Brake Planting Company, is Delta F.A.R.M.’s seventh and current chairman. “Our organization has one priority, which is clearly reflected in our policy — to promote agricultural conservation while maintaining farm profitability.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/patrick-johnson-jr-ag-environmental-advocate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/patrick-johnson-jr-ag-environmental-advocate#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Equipment Management Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:15:00 +0000 123921 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>Patrick Johnson Jr. checks the pump timer which controls his surface irrigation &mdash; a component of the Best Management Practices promoted by the Delta F.A.R.M. program.</em></p> Brad Robb USDA extends ARC and PLC sign-up deadlines http://deltafarmpress.com/government/usda-extends-arc-and-plc-sign-deadlines <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="field-deck"> April 7 now deadline to update yields, reallocate base acres, and make final selections </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farm owners and producers now have until April 7 to choose between Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), the safety-net programs established by the 2014 farm bill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/usda-extends-arc-and-plc-sign-deadlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/usda-extends-arc-and-plc-sign-deadlines#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Government Farm Bill Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:23:00 +0000 124021 at http://deltafarmpress.com Arkansas governor signs Grain Dealer Act to regulate brokers http://deltafarmpress.com/government/arkansas-governor-signs-grain-dealer-act-regulate-brokers <div class="field-deck"> State Plant Board to receive comments on implementing law </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Arkansas governor signs law aimed at regulating grain dealers who buy corn, rice, sorghum and soybeans in the state.</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/arkansas-governor-signs-grain-dealer-act-regulate-brokers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/arkansas-governor-signs-grain-dealer-act-regulate-brokers#comments Soybeans Corn Rice Markets Government Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:13:00 +0000 124001 at http://deltafarmpress.com Agriculture-related legal issues focus of April 17 meeting http://deltafarmpress.com/government/agriculture-related-legal-issues-focus-april-17-meeting <div class="field-deck"> Register now for the Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We’re very focused on farming and practical legal challenges producers are facing -- less of an academic-type conference."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/agriculture-related-legal-issues-focus-april-17-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/agriculture-related-legal-issues-focus-april-17-meeting#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Conferences Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:56:00 +0000 123961 at http://deltafarmpress.com Over 300,000 grain sorghum acres in Arkansas? http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/over-300000-grain-sorghum-acres-arkansas <div class="field-deck"> Signs point to major increase in Mid-South milo acreage </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Expectations increase for grain sorghum acreage bump.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/over-300000-grain-sorghum-acres-arkansas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/over-300000-grain-sorghum-acres-arkansas#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Markets Management Weed Control Grain Sorghum Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:44:00 +0000 123951 at http://deltafarmpress.com DELTA FARM PRESS Farm bill update: ARC/PLC choice sign-up deadline - March 31 http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-update-arcplc-choice-sign-deadline-march-31 <div class="field-byline"> Bobby Coats </div> <div class="field-deck"> Two new webinars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The timeline to update yield history or reallocate base acres and elect ARC or PLC coverage ends March 31.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-update-arcplc-choice-sign-deadline-march-31" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-update-arcplc-choice-sign-deadline-march-31#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Markets Government Management Equipment Farm Bill Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:16:00 +0000 123901 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press Delta Farm Press Calendar of Events http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-farm-press-calendar-events <div class="node-body article-body">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 Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com 'Cheap' weed control in grain sorghum - a warning http://deltafarmpress.com/management/cheap-weed-control-grain-sorghum-warning <div class="field-byline"> Larry Steckel, Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A large number of growers are planning to raise grain sorghum for the first time in a long time — or maybe the first time ever. Many plan to conduct their weed control in this crop as cheaply as possible.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/cheap-weed-control-grain-sorghum-warning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/cheap-weed-control-grain-sorghum-warning#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Management Grain Sorghum Herbicides Soybean Tue, 24 Mar 2015 12:44:00 +0000 123781 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press