Rice http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en 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, 29 Jul 2015 11:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com High nighttime temperatures a concern for rice producers http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/high-nighttime-temperatures-concern-rice-producers <div class="node-body article-body">Arkansas farmers are still concerned with the weather as they continue to push the 2015 rice crop ahead.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/high-nighttime-temperatures-concern-rice-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/high-nighttime-temperatures-concern-rice-producers#comments Rice Management Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:45:00 +0000 127441 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press Section 179 extension part of Senate Finance Committee bill http://deltafarmpress.com/government/section-179-extension-part-senate-finance-committee-bill <div class="field-deck"> Bill would extend agriculture-friendly provisions through 2016 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Section 179 allows farmers to expense and depreciate property they have purchased or repaired for their operations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/section-179-extension-part-senate-finance-committee-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/section-179-extension-part-senate-finance-committee-bill#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Buying/Purchasing Legislation Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:39:00 +0000 127421 at http://deltafarmpress.com USDA economist predicts improving stocks situation for rice http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/usda-economist-predicts-improving-stocks-situation-rice <div class="node-body article-body">Nathan Childs, USDA's rice markets expert, gives update on outlook for 2015-16 crop on University of Arkansas Food and Agribusiness Webinar series.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/usda-economist-predicts-improving-stocks-situation-rice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/usda-economist-predicts-improving-stocks-situation-rice#comments Rice Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:36:00 +0000 127411 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press How might Mid-South producers utilize ESN fertilizer? http://deltafarmpress.com/management/how-might-mid-south-producers-utilize-esn-fertilizer <div class="field-deck"> Product makes move from Midwest grain into Delta fields </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Data has shown that, in general, in our warm climate and with application in an April timeframe with soil temperatures above 70 degrees, the product will release its nitrogen over about 35 to 40 days." -- Bobby Golden, Mississippi Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/how-might-mid-south-producers-utilize-esn-fertilizer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/how-might-mid-south-producers-utilize-esn-fertilizer#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Markets Government Management Fertilizers Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:22:00 +0000 127081 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>AT A LATE June field day in Stoneville, Miss., ESN reps and growers check trial plots of soybeans for impact with the controlled-release nitrogen.</p> PPO-resistant pigweeds confirmed in Arkansas, Tennessee http://deltafarmpress.com/weed-control/ppo-resistant-pigweeds-confirmed-arkansas-tennessee <div class="field-deck"> Mid-South pigweeds overcome yet another chemistry </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"PPO products have been the bedrock of our weed control programs for years. To lose them, especially post, is a big blow." -- Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee weed specialist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/weed-control/ppo-resistant-pigweeds-confirmed-arkansas-tennessee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/weed-control/ppo-resistant-pigweeds-confirmed-arkansas-tennessee#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Weed Control Resistant Weeds Wed, 22 Jul 2015 20:45:00 +0000 127341 at http://deltafarmpress.com Suspect PPO-resistant pigweed fields showing up everywhere http://deltafarmpress.com/weed-control/suspect-ppo-resistant-pigweed-fields-showing-everywhere <div class="field-byline"> Bob Scott, University of Arkansas Extension Weed Specialist </div> <div class="field-deck"> New resistance development means big headaches </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"I have been in several fields this year where it does appear that either Valor PRE or Flexstar POST, or both, have failed." -- Bob Scott.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/weed-control/suspect-ppo-resistant-pigweed-fields-showing-everywhere" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/weed-control/suspect-ppo-resistant-pigweed-fields-showing-everywhere#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Management Weed Control Resistant Weeds Wed, 22 Jul 2015 18:56:00 +0000 127331 at http://deltafarmpress.com Arkansas ‘Mud Drive’ improving state’s economy http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-mud-drive-improving-state-s-economy <div class="field-byline"> The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">'Mud Drive' voluntary program provides incentives for farms, land management, hunting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-mud-drive-improving-state-s-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-mud-drive-improving-state-s-economy#comments Rice Government Management Weed Control Miscellaneous Business Plant and Animal Health Wed, 22 Jul 2015 16:21:00 +0000 127321 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>Photo by Kyle Massey</em></p> Feral hogs cause at least $30 million damage to Louisiana farms http://deltafarmpress.com/management/feral-hogs-cause-least-30-million-damage-louisiana-farms <div class="field-byline"> Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="field-deck"> Agriculture takes massive financial hit </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Up to this point, we’ve only had anecdotes, so we wanted to quantify how much cost is associated with feral hog activity.” -- Shaun Tanger, LSU AgCenter economist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/feral-hogs-cause-least-30-million-damage-louisiana-farms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/feral-hogs-cause-least-30-million-damage-louisiana-farms#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Government Management Business Crops Mon, 20 Jul 2015 18:26:00 +0000 127211 at http://deltafarmpress.com This map shows the number of acres damaged by feral hogs that farmers reported in an LSU AgCenter study. The pink and blue parishes have the most damage. Illustration by Kathy Kramer/LSU AgCenter Rice sheath blight major disease in Arkansas crop http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/rice-sheath-blight-major-disease-arkansas-crop <div class="field-byline"> Yeshi Wamishe, Arkansas Extension rice plant pathologist </div> <div class="field-deck"> Causes, symptoms, management </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"Prolonged periods of high humidity and high temperatures favor the sheath blight disease to start and progress." -- Yeshi Wamishe, Arkansas Extension rice plant pathologist</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/rice-sheath-blight-major-disease-arkansas-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/rice-sheath-blight-major-disease-arkansas-crop#comments Rice Management Conditions and Diseases Mon, 20 Jul 2015 16:19:00 +0000 127171 at http://deltafarmpress.com