Rice http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en Where has the rice bull wandered off to? http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/where-has-rice-bull-wandered <div class="field-byline"> Milo Hamilton, Firstgrain, Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"When China changes, the whole world changes. That’s true whether in politics, rice, markets or the economy. China will shake the rice world of the 21st Century, as it has shaken the soybean world in the last two decades." -- Milo Hamilton, senior economist, Firstgrain, Inc.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/where-has-rice-bull-wandered" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/where-has-rice-bull-wandered#comments Rice Markets Government Management Import and Export Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:07:00 +0000 132111 at http://deltafarmpress.com 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