Wheat http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6061/more en 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 7 meetings set to discuss Missouri farm financial stress http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/7-meetings-set-discuss-missouri-farm-financial-stress <div class="field-byline"> Duane Dailey, University of Missouri Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Financial issues and stresses in farm country will be discussed in seven meetings across Missouri in July.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/7-meetings-set-discuss-missouri-farm-financial-stress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/7-meetings-set-discuss-missouri-farm-financial-stress#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Management Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:44:00 +0000 136971 at http://deltafarmpress.com Brexit: What's its impact on rice, cotton, grain prices? http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/brexit-whats-its-impact-rice-cotton-grain-prices <div class="field-byline"> Robert Coats </div> <div class="field-deck"> United Kingdom votes to leave European Union </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, rice, cotton, soybeans, corn, wheat, and oil experienced price weakness as markets moved into a risk-off mode.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/brexit-whats-its-impact-rice-cotton-grain-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/brexit-whats-its-impact-rice-cotton-grain-prices#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Government Management Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:19:00 +0000 137021 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><span>A Vote to Leave campaigner holds a placard at a rally for votes to leave the European Union in the referendum.</span></p> Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Meetings to answer "Actively Engaged in Farming" questions http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/meetings-answer-actively-engaged-farming-questions <div class="field-byline"> Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farm operators affected by the new “Actively Engaged in Farming” regulations can find help at two meetings sponsored by Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation and Delta Council.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/meetings-answer-actively-engaged-farming-questions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/meetings-answer-actively-engaged-farming-questions#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Government Management Equipment National Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:32:00 +0000 136951 at http://deltafarmpress.com Photo: Getty Images Insurance changes expand farm safety net for double cropping http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/insurance-changes-expand-farm-safety-net-double-cropping <div class="field-byline"> The USDA </div> <div class="field-deck"> Crop insurance gives farmers more planting flexibility </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The modifications center on the practice of growing two crops on the same field at different times of the year, which is known as double cropping.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/insurance-changes-expand-farm-safety-net-double-cropping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/insurance-changes-expand-farm-safety-net-double-cropping#comments Soybeans Rice Wheat Government Agriculture Technology Crop Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:02:00 +0000 136921 at http://deltafarmpress.com Extension short course teaches seed technology http://deltafarmpress.com/agriculture-technology/extension-short-course-teaches-seed-technology <div class="field-byline"> Nathan Gregory, Mississippi State University </div> <div class="field-deck"> Early August event to be held on Mississippi State University campus </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Seed Tech 2016: From Bin to Bag will cover techniques in seed cleaning, separating and sorting. </div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/agriculture-technology/extension-short-course-teaches-seed-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/agriculture-technology/extension-short-course-teaches-seed-technology#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Equipment Agriculture Technology Events Equipment & Supplies Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:31:00 +0000 136871 at http://deltafarmpress.com Research lacking to back claims for foliar-applied fertilizers http://deltafarmpress.com/management/research-lacking-back-claims-foliar-applied-fertilizers <div class="field-byline"> Nathan Slaton, Rick Norman, Trent Roberts, Jason Kelley, Jarrod Hardke, Bill Robertson, Jeremy Ross and Leo Espinoza, University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many of the recommendations being made for foliar feeding simply have little defensible merit.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/research-lacking-back-claims-foliar-applied-fertilizers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/research-lacking-back-claims-foliar-applied-fertilizers#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Agriculture Technology Fertilizers Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:20:00 +0000 136861 at http://deltafarmpress.com Monsanto donates research farm, facilities to The B.F. Smith Foundation http://deltafarmpress.com/management/monsanto-donates-research-farm-facilities-bf-smith-foundation <div class="field-byline"> Delta Council and Monsanto </div> <div class="field-deck"> 150-acre site to support agricultural research, local science education </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“The B. F. Smith Foundation is ecstatic about the new opportunity to advance one of the Foundation’s primary missions, which is to advance science and education in a way that holds promise for improving the quality of life of the citizens in this region. " -- Travis Satterfield, chairman of The B.F. Smith Foundation.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/monsanto-donates-research-farm-facilities-bf-smith-foundation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/monsanto-donates-research-farm-facilities-bf-smith-foundation#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Miscellaneous Events Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:04:00 +0000 136851 at http://deltafarmpress.com