Rice http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en Farm bill spending criticism off target — again http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/farm-bill-spending-criticism-target-again <div class="node-body blog-body">Activists groups begin piling on after falling crop prices drive up spending for farm bill programs.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/farm-bill-spending-criticism-target-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/farm-bill-spending-criticism-target-again#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Farm Press Blog Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:01:00 +0000 132241 at http://deltafarmpress.com Commentary: Rough rice exports key to future for U.S. rice farmers? http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/commentary-rough-rice-exports-key-future-us-rice-farmers <div class="field-byline"> Dwight Roberts, President and CEO, US Rice Producers Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"As we enter what appears to be a new era in international trade, the U.S. rice farmer must ask himself, 'Would I still be in business if there were no rough rice exports?'" -- Dwight Roberts, President and CEO, US Rice Producers Association.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/commentary-rough-rice-exports-key-future-us-rice-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/commentary-rough-rice-exports-key-future-us-rice-farmers#comments Rice Markets Government Management Import and Export Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:54:00 +0000 132101 at http://deltafarmpress.com Arkansas Agriculture Department Opens 2016 Century Farm Program http://deltafarmpress.com/government/arkansas-agriculture-department-opens-2016-century-farm-program <div class="field-byline"> The Arkansas Agriculture Department </div> <div class="field-deck"> Applications must be postmarked by May 31, 2016 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Century Farm program honors Arkansas’ rich agricultural heritage; since its beginning in 2012 under the AAD, 297 farms and families have been certified.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/arkansas-agriculture-department-opens-2016-century-farm-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/arkansas-agriculture-department-opens-2016-century-farm-program#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Miscellaneous Events Mon, 01 Feb 2016 18:08:00 +0000 132131 at http://deltafarmpress.com Wetland Mitigation Banking Programs could help conservation efforts http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/wetland-mitigation-banking-programs-could-help-conservation-efforts <div class="field-deck"> Offsets can help producers enroll in other programs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack announces establishment of new Wetland Mitigation Banking Program to help fill in the gaps between conservation programs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/wetland-mitigation-banking-programs-could-help-conservation-efforts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/wetland-mitigation-banking-programs-could-help-conservation-efforts#comments Rice Government Miscellaneous Fri, 29 Jan 2016 16:24:00 +0000 132051 at http://deltafarmpress.com Is an LLC right for your farm? http://deltafarmpress.com/management/llc-right-your-farm <div class="node-body article-body">A limited liability company (LLC) for a farm allows shared ownership, clearly defined management structure and liability limited to assets of the company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/llc-right-your-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/llc-right-your-farm#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Management Equipment Fri, 29 Jan 2016 16:08:00 +0000 132041 at http://deltafarmpress.com Photo: Getty Images Rice weed control: what's most economical program? http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/rice-weed-control-whats-most-economical-program <div class="node-body article-body"><p>For a lot of years I preached economic thresholds &mdash; trying to spend only enough on weed control to make an optimum yield.</p> <p>I thought it was a good idea at the time, and while it is a great principle for insects and diseases, it is a bad idea for weed control. With the rapid spread of herbicide resistance, you must strive for 100 percent control if you are into farming for the long haul.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/rice-weed-control-whats-most-economical-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/rice-weed-control-whats-most-economical-program#comments Rice Management Fri, 29 Jan 2016 15:39:00 +0000 132031 at http://deltafarmpress.com Photo: Delta Farm Press U.S. needs to push competitive advantage in rough rice: Part III http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/us-needs-push-competitive-advantage-rough-rice-part-iii <div class="node-body video-body">Market analyst Dennis DeLaughter believes U.S. exporters must push more shipments of rough rice in face of market share losses that may result from Trans-Pacific Partnership.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/us-needs-push-competitive-advantage-rough-rice-part-iii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/us-needs-push-competitive-advantage-rough-rice-part-iii#comments Rice Markets Government Tue, 26 Jan 2016 15:17:00 +0000 131971 at http://deltafarmpress.com Will China begin importing U.S. rice? http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/will-china-begin-importing-us-rice <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. and Chinese officials appear to have reached an agreement on a phytosanitary protocol for the shipment of American-grown milled rice into Chinese ports, according to a statement by the USA Rice Federation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/will-china-begin-importing-us-rice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/will-china-begin-importing-us-rice#comments Rice Markets Government Mon, 25 Jan 2016 13:49:00 +0000 131921 at http://deltafarmpress.com Photo: Delta Farm Press 2016 Delta Ag Expo attendees hear about competitiveness issues http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/2016-delta-ag-expo-attendees-hear-about-competitiveness-issues <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Delta Ag Expo promises to deliver the latest in production, marketing and new technology information, and this year's Expo -- the 43rd -- didn't disappoint.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/2016-delta-ag-expo-attendees-hear-about-competitiveness-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/2016-delta-ag-expo-attendees-hear-about-competitiveness-issues#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Markets Government Management Equipment Mon, 25 Jan 2016 12:59:00 +0000 131911 at http://deltafarmpress.com Perfect herbicide: Don’t expect help from new chemistry and this is why http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/perfect-herbicide-don-t-expect-help-new-chemistry-and-why <div class="field-byline"> Stanley Culpepper and William Vencill </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Let’s say we want to try to bring new herbicide chemistry to the farm today and make that perfect herbicide. What do we need to do?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/perfect-herbicide-don-t-expect-help-new-chemistry-and-why" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/perfect-herbicide-don-t-expect-help-new-chemistry-and-why#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:24:00 +0000 131891 at http://deltafarmpress.com