Rice http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en How best to deal with resistant barnyardgrass? http://deltafarmpress.com/management/how-best-deal-resistant-barnyardgrass <div class="field-deck"> Computer model provides answers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Barnyardgrass continues torment of rice farmers. University of Arkansas research shows how to tackle the problem in best manner.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/how-best-deal-resistant-barnyardgrass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/how-best-deal-resistant-barnyardgrass#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Management Herbicide-tolerant crops Resistant Weeds Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:49:00 +0000 114011 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>COMPUTER MODELING done by weed researchers has shown the best way to tackle resistant barnyardgrass. &ldquo;&ldquo;We want to understand how to best protect technologies and herbicides within rice and other crops,&rdquo; says Jason Norsworthy.</p> Rice planting in the Mid-South moving ‘in slow motion’ http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/rice-planting-mid-south-moving-slow-motion <div class="node-body article-body">Mid-South rice planting moved at a snail's pace in March and early April, but warm weather could move things along.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/rice-planting-mid-south-moving-slow-motion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/rice-planting-mid-south-moving-slow-motion#comments Rice Rice Precipitation Fri, 11 Apr 2014 08:20:00 +0000 114091 at http://deltafarmpress.com Clock is ticking on 2014 rice crop http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/clock-ticking-2014-rice-crop <div class="node-body article-body">As rains continue, rice growers hoping 2014 will turn out to be more like their 2013 crop than 2010 or 2011.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/clock-ticking-2014-rice-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/clock-ticking-2014-rice-crop#comments Rice Management Thu, 10 Apr 2014 20:55:00 +0000 114151 at http://deltafarmpress.com GM-labeling legislation would set federal standards http://deltafarmpress.com/government/gm-labeling-legislation-would-set-federal-standards <div class="field-deck"> Commodity groups back Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Congress being pressed to pass bill on GM food labeling/standards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/gm-labeling-legislation-would-set-federal-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/gm-labeling-legislation-would-set-federal-standards#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Government Practices and Systems Sustainable Agriculture Import and Export Legislation Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:35:00 +0000 114121 at http://deltafarmpress.com Water problems stalk India rice producers http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/water-problems-stalk-india-rice-producers <div class="field-deck"> Milo Hamilton explains ‘amazing’ India/China dynamic </div> <div class="node-body article-body">India, with a booming economy, faces water problems that it must rapidly address.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/water-problems-stalk-india-rice-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/water-problems-stalk-india-rice-producers#comments Rice Markets Government Management Government Drought Import and Export Irrigation Rice Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:32:00 +0000 113681 at http://deltafarmpress.com Agricultural Production Training May 26-June 6 at Mississippi Delta Community College http://deltafarmpress.com/management/agricultural-production-training-may-26-june-6-mississippi-delta-community-college <div class="node-body article-body">Mississippi Delta Community College’s Capps Technology Center will hold Agricultural Production Training on its Moorhead, Miss., campus May 26 to June 6. The training has been requested by area farmers, because there is a need for trained applicants in this field.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/agricultural-production-training-may-26-june-6-mississippi-delta-community-college" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/agricultural-production-training-may-26-june-6-mississippi-delta-community-college#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Equipment Equipment & Supplies Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:10:00 +0000 114041 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press Calendar of Events http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/delta-farm-press-calendar-events <div class="node-body article-body">Important 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/equipment/delta-farm-press-calendar-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/delta-farm-press-calendar-events#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Events Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Disaster program sign-up starts April 15 for farmers, ranchers http://deltafarmpress.com/government/disaster-program-sign-starts-april-15-farmers-ranchers <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="field-deck"> Livestock programs retroactive to 2011 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers able to sign up for disaster programs starting on April 15.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/disaster-program-sign-starts-april-15-farmers-ranchers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/disaster-program-sign-starts-april-15-farmers-ranchers#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Disaster Aid Farm Bill Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:14:00 +0000 114001 at http://deltafarmpress.com Crop prices favoring more soybeans, less corn http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/crop-prices-favoring-more-soybeans-less-corn <div class="field-byline"> Linda Breazeale MSU Ag Communications </div> <div class="field-deck"> Acreage increases also for cotton, rice, peanuts </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Crop prices are driving Mississippi growers’ 2014 planting decisions. Mississippi corn is trading about $2.50 per bushel lower than a year ago, while Mississippi soybean prices are slightly higher than a year ago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/crop-prices-favoring-more-soybeans-less-corn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/crop-prices-favoring-more-soybeans-less-corn#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Sat, 05 Apr 2014 19:51:00 +0000 113941 at http://deltafarmpress.com Feeding a growing world points to need for ag chemicals, GMOs http://deltafarmpress.com/government/feeding-growing-world-points-need-ag-chemicals-gmos <div class="node-body article-body">Opponents of agri-chemicals and transgenic crops, are determined to thwart proliferation of those technologies in developing countries where food needs are great, says Leonard Gianessi, consultant for The CropLife Foundation, Washington.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/feeding-growing-world-points-need-ag-chemicals-gmos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/feeding-growing-world-points-need-ag-chemicals-gmos#comments Soybeans Corn Rice Government Corn Cotton Crop chemicals Fungicides Herbicides Import and Export Insecticides Organizations Soybean Fri, 04 Apr 2014 20:21:00 +0000 113431 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><strong><em>MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY officials welcoming Leonard Gianessi (second from right) to the campus for a seminar on the need for pesticides to feed a growing world population were, from left, Joe Street, associate Extension director; Gary Jackson, Extension director; and Bill Herndon, vice president for agriculture, forestry, and veterinary medicine. Gianessi is consultant for The Crop Protection Institute, Washington.</em></strong></p>