Wheat http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6061/more en Delta Farm Press Calendar of Events http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-farm-press-calendar-events <div class="node-body article-body">Meetings, trade shows, field days and conferences for those involved in Mid-South agriculture.</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 Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:04:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Independent crop consultants - great service, great value http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/independent-crop-consultants-great-service-great-value <div class="field-byline"> Patrick R. Shepard, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Members of the Mississippi Agricultural Consultants Association benefit growers’ bottom line. Its members have served the state's farmers since 1973.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/independent-crop-consultants-great-service-great-value" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/independent-crop-consultants-great-service-great-value#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:07:00 +0000 137671 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>Byrne Carpenter, left,&nbsp;Nichino&nbsp;America,&nbsp;Senatobia, Miss., and Tim Sanders, right, Sanders Ag Consulting, Sarah, Miss., with L.B. Davis, Davis Ag Consulting, Tupelo, Miss., at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Agricultural Consultants Association held earlier this year. Davis</em><em>, who is 90, is still an active consultant and travels in many states with his business. He is one of the earliest members of the association and says proudly, &ldquo;I still have a driver&rsquo;s license.&rdquo;</em></p> Supply and demand estimates, global events impacting crop prices http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/supply-and-demand-estimates-global-events-impacting-crop-prices <div class="field-byline"> Robert Coats, University of Arkansas </div> <div class="field-deck"> A closer look at rice, soybeans, cotton, corn and wheat in July 12 report </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"As for building supply concerns, the WASDE report shows the productive capabilities of U.S. traditional program crop producers is alive and well. Presently, for some commodities this raises concerns that supply will overshadow demand." -- Bobby Coats.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/supply-and-demand-estimates-global-events-impacting-crop-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/supply-and-demand-estimates-global-events-impacting-crop-prices#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Government Import and Export Mon, 18 Jul 2016 14:25:00 +0000 137491 at http://deltafarmpress.com House passes GMO-labeling bill 306 to 117 http://deltafarmpress.com/government/house-passes-gmo-labeling-bill-306-117 <div class="field-deck"> Legislation now heads to White House </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To identify GMO ingredients, food manufacturers will be able to use labeling text, specially-designed symbols or a QR code that can be scanned with a Smartphone. </div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/house-passes-gmo-labeling-bill-306-117" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/house-passes-gmo-labeling-bill-306-117#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Wheat Livestock Markets Government Agriculture Technology Weed Control Legislation Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:34:00 +0000 137471 at http://deltafarmpress.com Rolling terrain, irrigation pushing wheat yields significantly higher http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/rolling-terrain-irrigation-pushing-wheat-yields-significantly-higher <div class="node-body video-body">West Tennessee producer Chris Minton is looking at significantly higher wheat yields following mild winter and good management techniques on all of his fields.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/rolling-terrain-irrigation-pushing-wheat-yields-significantly-higher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/rolling-terrain-irrigation-pushing-wheat-yields-significantly-higher#comments Wheat Management Thu, 14 Jul 2016 13:23:00 +0000 137411 at http://deltafarmpress.com Farm loans still relatively cheap, but repayment more challenging http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farm-loans-still-relatively-cheap-repayment-more-challenging <div class="node-body article-body">“Many farmers who are in precarious financial situations may face forced sales, and a depressed equipment market certainly won’t improve matters.”</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farm-loans-still-relatively-cheap-repayment-more-challenging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farm-loans-still-relatively-cheap-repayment-more-challenging#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Management Finance Fri, 01 Jul 2016 12:20:00 +0000 137111 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>Lenders across Mississippi reported that, on average, 61 percent of farmers had less than one year&rsquo;s operating capital available to meet financial obligations, while 39 percent had one to two years&rsquo; operating capital available.</strong></em></p> Getty Images/Chung Sung Jun Bayer, Wildlife Society: 25 million pollinator-attractant wildflowers http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/bayer-wildlife-society-25-million-pollinator-attractant-wildflowers <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>The Bayer Bee Care program and the Wildlife Society are working together toward the goal of planting 25 million pollinator-attractant wildflower seeds by the fall with the aim&nbsp;&nbsp;of increasing nutrition options for honeybees.</p></div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/bayer-wildlife-society-25-million-pollinator-attractant-wildflowers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Fri, 01 Jul 2016 12:02:34 +0000 136961 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Photo: Bayer CropScience</p> Will markets frown on surprisingly robust U.S. corn acreage? http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/will-markets-frown-surprisingly-robust-us-corn-acreage <div class="field-deck"> Mid-South boosts corn, soybean, cotton and rice acreage </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Corn planted area for all purposes in 2016 is estimated at 94.1 million acres, up 7 percent from (2015). This represents the third highest planted acreage in the United States since 1944." -- NASS June acreage report.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/will-markets-frown-surprisingly-robust-us-corn-acreage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/will-markets-frown-surprisingly-robust-us-corn-acreage#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Government National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:28:00 +0000 137121 at http://deltafarmpress.com The struggle between science and politics impacting Mid-South http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/struggle-between-science-and-politics-impacting-mid-south <div class="field-byline"> Larry Steckel, Weed Scientist University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"There has been an ongoing assault by so-called “environmental” groups that really has not found much traction until recently. It seems that they have finally obtained enough critical mass to have an impact through the court system and the EPA." -- Larry Steckel, Weed Scientist University of Tennessee. </div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/struggle-between-science-and-politics-impacting-mid-south" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/struggle-between-science-and-politics-impacting-mid-south#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Weed Control Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:10:00 +0000 136671 at http://deltafarmpress.com Field crop price swings have small impacts on food prices http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/field-crop-price-swings-have-small-impacts-food-prices <div class="field-byline"> USDA/ERS </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fluctuations in prices of major field crops — corn, wheat, and soybeans — have a relatively small impact on food prices. USDA’s Economic Research Service.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/field-crop-price-swings-have-small-impacts-food-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/field-crop-price-swings-have-small-impacts-food-prices#comments Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Markets Wed, 29 Jun 2016 13:59:00 +0000 136201 at http://deltafarmpress.com Photo: Getty Images