Rice http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en Rice Research Station Field Day attracts large crowd to see new varieties, technology http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/rice-research-station-field-day-attracts-large-crowd-see-new-varieties-technology <div class="node-body video-body">Rice Research Station Field Day draws large crowd, good weather -- for the station field tour -- before more rain returns to Crowley, La., region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/rice-research-station-field-day-attracts-large-crowd-see-new-varieties-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/rice-research-station-field-day-attracts-large-crowd-see-new-varieties-technology#comments Rice Markets Agriculture Technology Sat, 04 Jul 2015 21:31:00 +0000 126751 at http://deltafarmpress.com USDA will resurvey soybean acreage in Arkansas, Missouri http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/usda-will-resurvey-soybean-acreage-arkansas-missouri <div class="field-byline"> Ryan McGeeney, University of Arkansas </div> <div class="field-deck"> Some report numbers may be in doubt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“The last two years in a row, we’ve broken our state average yield. We’ve had record yields, and we’ve still lost cotton acres.” -- Bill Robertson, Arknasas Extension cotton agronomist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/usda-will-resurvey-soybean-acreage-arkansas-missouri" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/usda-will-resurvey-soybean-acreage-arkansas-missouri#comments Cotton Soybeans Rice Markets Government Grain Sorghum Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:53:00 +0000 126681 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press Rising Mississippi River to impact farmland behind the levee? http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/rising-mississippi-river-impact-farmland-behind-levee <div class="field-deck"> Arkansas riverside counties overview </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In Memphis, the Corps of Engineers is expecting the rising Mississippi River to put some riverside farmland underwater. The river rise comes following a record wet May in the lower 48 states and recent rains from Tropical Storm Bill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/rising-mississippi-river-impact-farmland-behind-levee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/rising-mississippi-river-impact-farmland-behind-levee#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Management Grain Sorghum Flooding Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:08:00 +0000 126701 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, 01 Jul 2015 11:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Today: UA webinar examines acreage, stocks report, grain markets http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/today-ua-webinar-examines-acreage-stocks-report-grain-markets <div class="node-body article-body">University of Arkansas Food and Agribusiness Webinar Series today examines USDA's June 30 Acreage and Stocks Report and what's ahead for grain markets for remainder of the summer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/today-ua-webinar-examines-acreage-stocks-report-grain-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/today-ua-webinar-examines-acreage-stocks-report-grain-markets#comments Soybeans Corn Rice Markets Webinars Wed, 01 Jul 2015 05:10:00 +0000 126581 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press GMO labeling hot topic during House hearing http://deltafarmpress.com/government/gmo-labeling-hot-topic-during-house-hearing <div class="field-deck"> Proposed law would create federal standards, overriding states </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Annual cost of GMO labeling to a family would be $500?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/gmo-labeling-hot-topic-during-house-hearing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/gmo-labeling-hot-topic-during-house-hearing#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Government Trade Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:36:00 +0000 126441 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta grain sorghum acreage spikes http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-grain-sorghum-acreage-spikes <div class="field-deck"> Pioneer aims to keep crop at the research forefront </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Hopefully, over the next three to five years we’ll really see an increase in key traits and get some additional yield bumps.” -- Pioneer's William Johnson.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-grain-sorghum-acreage-spikes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-grain-sorghum-acreage-spikes#comments Soybeans Corn Rice Management Grain Sorghum Wed, 24 Jun 2015 13:20:00 +0000 126101 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>FIRST-TIME GRAIN sorghum producer, Lance Padgett, right, has plenty of questions for Pioneer&rsquo;s William Johnson, left, and Otis Howe, center.</p> Louisiana still has potential for a good rice crop http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/louisiana-still-has-potential-good-rice-crop <div class="field-byline"> Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Unusually excessive rainfall and cloudy days have been a challenge for growing rice, but it’s too early to become pessimistic about this year’s crop, according to the director of the LSU AgCenter Rice Research Station at Crowley, La.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/louisiana-still-has-potential-good-rice-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/louisiana-still-has-potential-good-rice-crop#comments Rice Management Rice Mon, 22 Jun 2015 14:38:00 +0000 126301 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>LSU AGCENTER soybean specialist Ron Levy talks about the 2015 soybean crop in Louisiana and the problems caused by wet weather during the Acadia Parish rice field day held June 16. <em>(Photo by Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter)</em></p> Grain sorghum and ‘enhanced’ inputs http://deltafarmpress.com/management/grain-sorghum-and-enhanced-inputs <div class="field-deck"> Use of fungicides show the greatest yield bump </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We added a lot more fertilizer -- $100 worth, -- to some of these plots and got a three-bushel response. That’s it." -- Jason Kelley, Arkansas grain sorghum agronomist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/grain-sorghum-and-enhanced-inputs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/grain-sorghum-and-enhanced-inputs#comments Soybeans Corn Rice Management Fri, 19 Jun 2015 12:30:00 +0000 126111 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>&ldquo;THE REALITY IS we have a lot more (grain sorghum) acres than the past few years combined,&rdquo; says Jason Kelley, Arkansas Extension grain sorghum agronomist.</p> Delta Farm Press Hearn brothers go big into grain sorghum http://deltafarmpress.com/management/hearn-brothers-go-big-grain-sorghum <div class="field-deck"> Price provided the biggest push </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Going into this year, Brad and Jody Hearn were considering planting more grain sorghum. Then, the brothers kept watching the price inch up and, early this spring, decided it was time to act.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/hearn-brothers-go-big-grain-sorghum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/hearn-brothers-go-big-grain-sorghum#comments Soybeans Corn Rice Management Grain Sorghum Thu, 18 Jun 2015 12:11:00 +0000 126091 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>BRAD AND JODY Hearn have gone from 100 acres of grain sorghum in 2014 to 1,250 acres in 2015.</p>