Rice http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en Louisiana rice field day set for June 29 in Crowley http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/louisiana-rice-field-day-set-june-29-crowley <div class="field-byline"> Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“This is our chance to show our stakeholders the work we are doing for them.” -- Steve Linscombe, director of the Rice Research Station.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/louisiana-rice-field-day-set-june-29-crowley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/louisiana-rice-field-day-set-june-29-crowley#comments Rice Management Agriculture Technology Plant and Animal Health Fri, 27 May 2016 14:45:00 +0000 135911 at http://deltafarmpress.com Upgrade for Pipe Planner web-based irrigation application http://deltafarmpress.com/irrigation-technology/upgrade-pipe-planner-web-based-irrigation-application <div class="field-byline"> Delta Plastics </div> <div class="field-deck"> New functionality allows growers to create the most efficient irrigation systems for rice fields </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“The new enhanced version of Pipe Planner is based largely on grower input and provides irrigation solutions to both row crop needs and the unique challenges of rice crops,” said Sean Whiteley, Delta Plastics CEO. </div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/irrigation-technology/upgrade-pipe-planner-web-based-irrigation-application" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/irrigation-technology/upgrade-pipe-planner-web-based-irrigation-application#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Management Irrigation Technology Fri, 27 May 2016 14:42:00 +0000 136121 at http://deltafarmpress.com Single-row tractor company aiming to serve small farmers globally http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/single-row-tractor-company-aiming-serve-small-farmers-globally <div class="field-deck"> Cleber offers small-acreage farmers ‘independence’ </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“It’s all about ensuring what most farmers want: independence. Using this model means they are free to do business with whomever they choose.” -- Horace Clemmons, Cleber LLC.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/single-row-tractor-company-aiming-serve-small-farmers-globally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/single-row-tractor-company-aiming-serve-small-farmers-globally#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Tractors Fri, 27 May 2016 12:38:00 +0000 136081 at http://deltafarmpress.com Farm groups want extension of USDA's program eligibility deadline http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/farm-groups-want-extension-usdas-program-eligibility-deadline <div class="field-deck"> New rules came after start of planting season </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More than 70 farm groups sign letter asking Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to extend the deadline for receiving approval for restructuring from county and state FSA committees.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/farm-groups-want-extension-usdas-program-eligibility-deadline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/farm-groups-want-extension-usdas-program-eligibility-deadline#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Peanuts Government Thu, 26 May 2016 02:56:00 +0000 136071 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>National Cotton Council President and CEO Gary Adams, left, visits with John Lindamood&nbsp;at the American Cotton Producers spring meeting.</p> Delta Council members enjoy old friends, catfish at annual meeting http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/delta-council-members-enjoy-old-friends-catfish-annual-meeting <div class="node-body gallery-body">Although rain threatened, members and guests of the Delta Council enjoyed a dry catfish luncheon on the Delta State University Quadrangle during their annual meeting.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/delta-council-members-enjoy-old-friends-catfish-annual-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/delta-council-members-enjoy-old-friends-catfish-annual-meeting#comments Soybeans Rice Tue, 24 May 2016 15:09:00 +0000 136041 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Ralph Owens, James Oliver and Jim Robertson were among the many Delta residents on hand for the Delta Council annual meeting in Cleveland, Miss.</p> Crop production, pest management field day set for St. Joseph http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/crop-production-pest-management-field-day-set-st-joseph <div class="field-byline"> Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Vast topic list for June 16 St. Joe field day.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/crop-production-pest-management-field-day-set-st-joseph" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/crop-production-pest-management-field-day-set-st-joseph#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Irrigation Technology Weed Control Events Plant and Animal Health Tue, 24 May 2016 14:52:00 +0000 135921 at http://deltafarmpress.com Rural America still important but issues often misunderstood http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/rural-america-still-important-issues-often-misunderstood <div class="node-body video-body">Kansas Senator says he went to Congress to try to help rural America, finds issues are often misunderstood in places like the nation's capital.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/rural-america-still-important-issues-often-misunderstood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/rural-america-still-important-issues-often-misunderstood#comments Soybeans Rice Government Tue, 24 May 2016 14:25:00 +0000 136031 at http://deltafarmpress.com 2017 agriculture appropriations bill addresses Mississippi interests http://deltafarmpress.com/government/2017-agriculture-appropriations-bill-addresses-mississippi-interests <div class="field-byline"> The office of Sen. Thad Cochran </div> <div class="field-deck"> Senate measure addresses ag research, rural development, water use research </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Senate bill supports federal agriculture, rural development, conservation programs, food safety, and nutrition assistance for children, families and seniors.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/2017-agriculture-appropriations-bill-addresses-mississippi-interests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/2017-agriculture-appropriations-bill-addresses-mississippi-interests#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Legislation Mon, 23 May 2016 14:56:00 +0000 135981 at http://deltafarmpress.com Sen. Moran: Cuba offers tremendous trade potential, timetable uncertain http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/sen-moran-cuba-offers-tremendous-trade-potential-timetable-uncertain <div class="node-body video-body">Sen. Jerry Moran says timetable for expanding trade to Cuba is uncertain, will depend on next president and level of opposition in Congress.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/sen-moran-cuba-offers-tremendous-trade-potential-timetable-uncertain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/sen-moran-cuba-offers-tremendous-trade-potential-timetable-uncertain#comments Rice Markets Government Mon, 23 May 2016 12:47:00 +0000 136011 at http://deltafarmpress.com How well do you protect your farm data from hackers? http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/how-well-do-you-protect-your-farm-data-hackers <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers’ increased use of precision agriculture technology puts them at greater risk for cyber targeting by hackers who want to steal farm-level data in bulk.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/how-well-do-you-protect-your-farm-data-hackers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/how-well-do-you-protect-your-farm-data-hackers#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Precision Farming Fri, 20 May 2016 13:55:00 +0000 135951 at http://deltafarmpress.com