Rice http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en Thank you, America's farmers http://deltafarmpress.com/management/thank-you-americas-farmers <div class="field-byline"> Randy Knight, President, Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">American agriculture continues to provide food and nourishment for every family in the USA and exports more than 30 percent of what is produced in excess of our needs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/thank-you-americas-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/thank-you-americas-farmers#comments Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Wed, 26 Nov 2014 02:46:00 +0000 119491 at http://deltafarmpress.com Undocumented farmworkers shown no favoritism in Obama immigration plan http://deltafarmpress.com/government/undocumented-farmworkers-shown-no-favoritism-obama-immigration-plan <div class="field-deck"> Between 500,000 and 1.75 million working in United States </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Agriculture reacts to Obama immigration plan.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/undocumented-farmworkers-shown-no-favoritism-obama-immigration-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/undocumented-farmworkers-shown-no-favoritism-obama-immigration-plan#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Government Hired Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:09:00 +0000 119701 at http://deltafarmpress.com Hard choices for farm bill sign-up http://deltafarmpress.com/management/hard-choices-farm-bill-sign <div class="field-byline"> Duane Dailey, University of Missouri Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Crop farmers have hard decisions to make under the 2014 farm bill. This farm bill is like nothing you’ve seen before,” says Scott Brown, University of Missouri agricultural economist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/hard-choices-farm-bill-sign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/hard-choices-farm-bill-sign#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:31:00 +0000 119551 at http://deltafarmpress.com Hybrid rice breeding advances at LSU AgCenter http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/hybrid-rice-breeding-advances-lsu-agcenter <div class="field-byline"> Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hybrid development at the Rice Research Station at Crowley, La., continues to make progress under hybrid rice breeders Jim Oard and Weike Li.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/hybrid-rice-breeding-advances-lsu-agcenter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/hybrid-rice-breeding-advances-lsu-agcenter#comments Rice Hybrid Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:59:00 +0000 119451 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>JIM OARD, LSU AgCenter hybrid rice breeder, looks over his notes while inspecting hybrid plots at the Rice Research Station.</em></p> Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 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, 18 Nov 2014 14:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Reversing the impact of salt on cropland http://deltafarmpress.com/management/reversing-impact-salt-cropland <div class="field-deck"> Report looks at world’s irrigated acreage, problems with salt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With world population headed towards nine billion, concerns on the rise over salt degradation of cropland.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/reversing-impact-salt-cropland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/reversing-impact-salt-cropland#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Government Management Irrigation Technology Irrigation Salinity Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:19:00 +0000 119331 at http://deltafarmpress.com Farmers, ag technology providers reach agreement on big data http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farmers-ag-technology-providers-reach-agreement-big-data <div class="field-byline"> American Farm Bureau Federation </div> <div class="field-deck"> Privacy and security principles expected to accelerate technology adoption </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A coalition of major farm organizations and agriculture technology providers have reached an agreement on data privacy and security principles that will encourage the use and development of a full range of innovative, technology-driven tools and services to boost the productivity, efficiency and profitability of American agriculture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farmers-ag-technology-providers-reach-agreement-big-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farmers-ag-technology-providers-reach-agreement-big-data#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:42:00 +0000 119501 at http://deltafarmpress.com Work continues on Mississippi River despite concerns over delays in moving grain http://deltafarmpress.com/government/work-continues-mississippi-river-despite-concerns-over-delays-moving-grain <div class="field-byline"> Janell Thomas, Farm Futures </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Army Corps of Engineers says maintenance work will continue on the Mississippi River despite concerns from ag groups that travel restrictions will impede the transport of grains and other commodities to export destinations and end-users.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/work-continues-mississippi-river-despite-concerns-over-delays-moving-grain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/work-continues-mississippi-river-despite-concerns-over-delays-moving-grain#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Markets Government Thu, 13 Nov 2014 14:32:00 +0000 119481 at http://deltafarmpress.com Corn crop shrinks a bit, but still a record http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/corn-crop-shrinks-bit-still-record <div class="node-body article-body">Estimated U.S. corn production is down slightly this month, but records are still expected to be broken for corn and soybeans in both yield and production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/corn-crop-shrinks-bit-still-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/corn-crop-shrinks-bit-still-record#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Peanuts Markets Government Management Equipment Corn Cotton Grain Sorghum Soybean Tue, 11 Nov 2014 14:49:00 +0000 119421 at http://deltafarmpress.com The collision between wild pigs, agriculture and hunting http://deltafarmpress.com/management/collision-between-wild-pigs-agriculture-and-hunting <div class="field-deck"> Push-pull dynamic means problem likely to persist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Expert weighs in on wild pigs population in North America.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/collision-between-wild-pigs-agriculture-and-hunting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/collision-between-wild-pigs-agriculture-and-hunting#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Management Swine Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:51:00 +0000 119211 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>JOHN &ldquo;JACK&rdquo; MAYER holding two wild pig skulls. The largest is &quot;Monster Pig&quot; shot by young Jamison Stone in Alabama several years ago.</p>