Rice http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en Brexit: What's its impact on rice, cotton, grain prices? http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/brexit-whats-its-impact-rice-cotton-grain-prices <div class="field-byline"> Robert Coats </div> <div class="field-deck"> United Kingdom votes to leave European Union </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, rice, cotton, soybeans, corn, wheat, and oil experienced price weakness as markets moved into a risk-off mode.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/brexit-whats-its-impact-rice-cotton-grain-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/brexit-whats-its-impact-rice-cotton-grain-prices#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Government Management Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:19:00 +0000 137021 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><span>A Vote to Leave campaigner holds a placard at a rally for votes to leave the European Union in the referendum.</span></p> Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Louisiana Farm Bureau members hear latest on regulations, outlook http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/louisiana-farm-bureau-members-hear-latest-regulations-outlook <div class="node-body gallery-body">Members of the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation heard from a number of speakers and a wide range of agricultural issues at their 94th annual meeting.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/louisiana-farm-bureau-members-hear-latest-regulations-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/louisiana-farm-bureau-members-hear-latest-regulations-outlook#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Markets Sun, 26 Jun 2016 21:58:00 +0000 137011 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Donald Schexnayder, left, and Randy Bracy, visit with Brian Breaux, commodities director for the Louisiana Farm Bureau, following the LFB&#39;s&nbsp;Labor/Environmental Conference at its annual meeting in New Orleans. Bracy chairs the Labor/Environmental Conference and Schexnayder chairs the Soybeans, Wheat and Feedgrains&nbsp;Advisory Committee.</p> LSU AgCenter funding ‘stable’ for another year after special session http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/lsu-agcenter-funding-stable-another-year-after-special-session <div class="node-body video-body">LSU Ag Center appears to "dodge a bullet" as a special legislative session comes to close without mandating additional cuts in Extension and research units.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/lsu-agcenter-funding-stable-another-year-after-special-session" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/lsu-agcenter-funding-stable-another-year-after-special-session#comments Cotton Rice Government Sun, 26 Jun 2016 16:13:00 +0000 137001 at http://deltafarmpress.com Meetings to answer "Actively Engaged in Farming" questions http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/meetings-answer-actively-engaged-farming-questions <div class="field-byline"> Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farm operators affected by the new “Actively Engaged in Farming” regulations can find help at two meetings sponsored by Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation and Delta Council.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/meetings-answer-actively-engaged-farming-questions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/meetings-answer-actively-engaged-farming-questions#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Government Management Equipment National Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:32:00 +0000 136951 at http://deltafarmpress.com Photo: Getty Images Insurance changes expand farm safety net for double cropping http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/insurance-changes-expand-farm-safety-net-double-cropping <div class="field-byline"> The USDA </div> <div class="field-deck"> Crop insurance gives farmers more planting flexibility </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The modifications center on the practice of growing two crops on the same field at different times of the year, which is known as double cropping.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/insurance-changes-expand-farm-safety-net-double-cropping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/insurance-changes-expand-farm-safety-net-double-cropping#comments Soybeans Rice Wheat Government Agriculture Technology Crop Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:02:00 +0000 136921 at http://deltafarmpress.com Extension short course teaches seed technology http://deltafarmpress.com/agriculture-technology/extension-short-course-teaches-seed-technology <div class="field-byline"> Nathan Gregory, Mississippi State University </div> <div class="field-deck"> Early August event to be held on Mississippi State University campus </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Seed Tech 2016: From Bin to Bag will cover techniques in seed cleaning, separating and sorting. </div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/agriculture-technology/extension-short-course-teaches-seed-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/agriculture-technology/extension-short-course-teaches-seed-technology#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Equipment Agriculture Technology Events Equipment & Supplies Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:31:00 +0000 136871 at http://deltafarmpress.com Research lacking to back claims for foliar-applied fertilizers http://deltafarmpress.com/management/research-lacking-back-claims-foliar-applied-fertilizers <div class="field-byline"> Nathan Slaton, Rick Norman, Trent Roberts, Jason Kelley, Jarrod Hardke, Bill Robertson, Jeremy Ross and Leo Espinoza, University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many of the recommendations being made for foliar feeding simply have little defensible merit.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/research-lacking-back-claims-foliar-applied-fertilizers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/research-lacking-back-claims-foliar-applied-fertilizers#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Agriculture Technology Fertilizers Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:20:00 +0000 136861 at http://deltafarmpress.com Monsanto donates research farm, facilities to The B.F. Smith Foundation http://deltafarmpress.com/management/monsanto-donates-research-farm-facilities-bf-smith-foundation <div class="field-byline"> Delta Council and Monsanto </div> <div class="field-deck"> 150-acre site to support agricultural research, local science education </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“The B. F. Smith Foundation is ecstatic about the new opportunity to advance one of the Foundation’s primary missions, which is to advance science and education in a way that holds promise for improving the quality of life of the citizens in this region. " -- Travis Satterfield, chairman of The B.F. Smith Foundation.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/monsanto-donates-research-farm-facilities-bf-smith-foundation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/monsanto-donates-research-farm-facilities-bf-smith-foundation#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Miscellaneous Events Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:04:00 +0000 136851 at http://deltafarmpress.com Louisiana farmers hear updates on crops, research http://deltafarmpress.com/management/louisiana-farmers-hear-updates-crops-research <div class="field-byline"> Olivia McClure and Tammi Arender, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="field-deck"> LSU AgCenter field day held in St. Joseph </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fourteen of Louisiana’s 64 parishes currently are without an agriculture Extension agent, and programs at some research stations may face downsizing.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/louisiana-farmers-hear-updates-crops-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/louisiana-farmers-hear-updates-crops-research#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Government Management Agriculture Technology Weed Control Events Tue, 21 Jun 2016 14:53:00 +0000 136821 at http://deltafarmpress.com UK’s Brexit vote: What impact on rice, cotton, and grain prices? http://deltafarmpress.com/government/uk-s-brexit-vote-what-impact-rice-cotton-and-grain-prices <div class="field-byline"> Robert Coats, Professor, University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"On the one-hand a two-year transition seems like a very long time; on the other hand market participants will immediately start repositioning their portfolios and trades, and of course that process has already started." -- Robert Coats, professor, University of Arkansas.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/uk-s-brexit-vote-what-impact-rice-cotton-and-grain-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/uk-s-brexit-vote-what-impact-rice-cotton-and-grain-prices#comments Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Government Government Mon, 20 Jun 2016 21:37:00 +0000 136801 at http://deltafarmpress.com