Rice http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en RiceTec Field Day: Studies show hybrid rice offers sustainability benefits http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/ricetec-field-day-studies-show-hybrid-rice-offers-sustainability-benefits <div class="node-body video-body">Sustainability increasingly coming into play for farmers, agribusinesses as consumers continue to ask about the origins of their food.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/ricetec-field-day-studies-show-hybrid-rice-offers-sustainability-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/ricetec-field-day-studies-show-hybrid-rice-offers-sustainability-benefits#comments Rice Management Weed Control Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:57:00 +0000 117681 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press Calendar of Events http://deltafarmpress.com/management/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/management/delta-farm-press-calendar-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-farm-press-calendar-events#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Events Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Fred Zaunbrecher – prepared for uncertain times http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/fred-zaunbrecher-prepared-uncertain-times <div class="node-body article-body">Rayne, La., rice producer Fred Zaunbrecher says his farm is prepared to meet the challenges of a scaled-back farm program, but wishes more could be done to resolve unfair trade practices that are undercutting U.S. markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/fred-zaunbrecher-prepared-uncertain-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/fred-zaunbrecher-prepared-uncertain-times#comments Rice Government Management 2012 Farm Bill Rice Trade USA Rice Federation Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:46:00 +0000 117071 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>Grain bins with drying capability help Fred Zaunbrecher identity preserve his rice, a practice that is becoming more and more important for producers.</em></p> Photo by Elton Robinson, Delta Farm Press Annual Rice Tasting Luncheon Sept. 19 http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/annual-rice-tasting-luncheon-sept-19 <div class="field-deck"> Delta State University, Cleveland, Miss. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Mississippi Delta Rice Industry will celebrate National Rice Month with its 24th Annual Rice Tasting Luncheon, Sept. 19, 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Delta State University’s Walter Sillers Coliseum in Cleveland, Miss.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/annual-rice-tasting-luncheon-sept-19" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/annual-rice-tasting-luncheon-sept-19#comments Rice Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:42:00 +0000 117531 at http://deltafarmpress.com Walker excited about opportunity to lead Horizon, 2014 rice crop http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/walker-excited-about-opportunity-lead-horizon-2014-rice-crop <div class="node-body video-body">New Horizon Ag general manager sees good prospects for 2014 rice crop; quality improvements in the pipeline for Clearfield rice varieties.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/walker-excited-about-opportunity-lead-horizon-2014-rice-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/walker-excited-about-opportunity-lead-horizon-2014-rice-crop#comments Rice Management Miscellaneous Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:53:00 +0000 117501 at http://deltafarmpress.com U.S. corn and soybean crops continue historic march http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/us-corn-and-soybean-crops-continue-historic-march <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. corn crop is marching toward another record, the second in a row.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/us-corn-and-soybean-crops-continue-historic-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/us-corn-and-soybean-crops-continue-historic-march#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Peanuts Markets Corn Cotton Peanut Rice Soybean USDA Tue, 12 Aug 2014 18:31:00 +0000 117491 at http://deltafarmpress.com What are the key issues for UAV use in agriculture? http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/what-are-key-issues-uav-use-agriculture <div class="field-deck"> Report from the Southern Cotton Ginners Association summer meeting </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Drone use in U.S. agriculture is coming. What are some of the questions needing to answered?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/what-are-key-issues-uav-use-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/what-are-key-issues-uav-use-agriculture#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Farm Equipment Regulations Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:38:00 +0000 117101 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>AMONG THOSE ATTENDING the 2014 SCGA summer meeting were, from left, Kenneth Hood of Gunnison, Miss., George LaCour of Lettsworth, La., and Entira&rsquo;s Kaelin Hanks.</em></p> John Compton -- keeping rice production simple http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/john-compton-keeping-rice-production-simple <div class="node-body article-body">John Compton found out quickly after he started farming -- it was in his blood all along.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/john-compton-keeping-rice-production-simple" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/john-compton-keeping-rice-production-simple#comments Rice Rice Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:38:00 +0000 117451 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Jennings, La., farmer John Compton has doubled the size of his operation since he began farming in 2011 by keeping it simple, he says.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Bowers use technology to stay ahead of the curve on rice, soybean, corn acreage http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/bowers-use-technology-stay-ahead-curve-rice-soybean-corn-acreage <div class="node-body gallery-body">The decades have seen Bowers family farm transition from a few acres of cotton base to large-scale rice, corn and soybean operation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/bowers-use-technology-stay-ahead-curve-rice-soybean-corn-acreage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/bowers-use-technology-stay-ahead-curve-rice-soybean-corn-acreage#comments Rice Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:25:00 +0000 117421 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>DOIN BOWERS points to a parcel on the rice, corn, soybean and wheat operation he and his son, Trey, operate in northeast Arkansas. Good drainage and new technology have helped the Bowers keep pace with a larger amount of acreage.</p> Good drainage, new technology helping Bowers Farms continue to move ahead http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/good-drainage-new-technology-helping-bowers-farms-continue-move-ahead <div class="field-deck"> Father, son team building for future </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Drainage District helps make it possible for northeast Arkansas farmers to keep their crops growing and stay in business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/good-drainage-new-technology-helping-bowers-farms-continue-move-ahead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/good-drainage-new-technology-helping-bowers-farms-continue-move-ahead#comments Soybeans Rice Management Irrigation Technology Mon, 11 Aug 2014 02:05:00 +0000 117401 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>WHAT STARTED OUT as a fill-in project for their labor has become a water conservation effort. Doin and Trey Bowers, left and center, use two land planes to precision level a portion of their acres each year.</em></p>