Wheat http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6061/more en Diseased wheat plagues Missouri farmers http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/diseased-wheat-plagues-missouri-farmers <div class="field-byline"> Jason Vance, University of Missouri Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Missouri farmers have had a tough time harvesting their wheat crop, and now disease is making it hard or even impossible to sell, says Pat Westhoff, director of the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/diseased-wheat-plagues-missouri-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/diseased-wheat-plagues-missouri-farmers#comments Wheat Markets Management Wheat Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:38:00 +0000 127431 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press Section 179 extension part of Senate Finance Committee bill http://deltafarmpress.com/government/section-179-extension-part-senate-finance-committee-bill <div class="field-deck"> Bill would extend agriculture-friendly provisions through 2016 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Section 179 allows farmers to expense and depreciate property they have purchased or repaired for their operations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/section-179-extension-part-senate-finance-committee-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/section-179-extension-part-senate-finance-committee-bill#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Buying/Purchasing Legislation Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:39:00 +0000 127421 at http://deltafarmpress.com PPO-resistant pigweeds confirmed in Arkansas, Tennessee http://deltafarmpress.com/weed-control/ppo-resistant-pigweeds-confirmed-arkansas-tennessee <div class="field-deck"> Mid-South pigweeds overcome yet another chemistry </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"PPO products have been the bedrock of our weed control programs for years. To lose them, especially post, is a big blow." -- Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee weed specialist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/weed-control/ppo-resistant-pigweeds-confirmed-arkansas-tennessee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/weed-control/ppo-resistant-pigweeds-confirmed-arkansas-tennessee#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Weed Control Resistant Weeds Wed, 22 Jul 2015 20:45:00 +0000 127341 at http://deltafarmpress.com Suspect PPO-resistant pigweed fields showing up everywhere http://deltafarmpress.com/weed-control/suspect-ppo-resistant-pigweed-fields-showing-everywhere <div class="field-byline"> Bob Scott, University of Arkansas Extension Weed Specialist </div> <div class="field-deck"> New resistance development means big headaches </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"I have been in several fields this year where it does appear that either Valor PRE or Flexstar POST, or both, have failed." -- Bob Scott.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/weed-control/suspect-ppo-resistant-pigweed-fields-showing-everywhere" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/weed-control/suspect-ppo-resistant-pigweed-fields-showing-everywhere#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Management Weed Control Resistant Weeds Wed, 22 Jul 2015 18:56:00 +0000 127331 at http://deltafarmpress.com Feral hogs cause at least $30 million damage to Louisiana farms http://deltafarmpress.com/management/feral-hogs-cause-least-30-million-damage-louisiana-farms <div class="field-byline"> Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="field-deck"> Agriculture takes massive financial hit </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Up to this point, we’ve only had anecdotes, so we wanted to quantify how much cost is associated with feral hog activity.” -- Shaun Tanger, LSU AgCenter economist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/feral-hogs-cause-least-30-million-damage-louisiana-farms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/feral-hogs-cause-least-30-million-damage-louisiana-farms#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Government Management Business Crops Mon, 20 Jul 2015 18:26:00 +0000 127211 at http://deltafarmpress.com This map shows the number of acres damaged by feral hogs that farmers reported in an LSU AgCenter study. The pink and blue parishes have the most damage. Illustration by Kathy Kramer/LSU AgCenter 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> <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 Wed, 15 Jul 2015 11:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Grain stocks all up significantly compared to June 2014 http://deltafarmpress.com/grain-stocks-all-significantly-compared-june-2014 <div class="node-body link-body">Corn, soybean and wheat stock are all up significantly compared to June 2014 with soybean stocks more than 50 percent higher. Wheat stocks are up 28 percent and corn is up 15 percent.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="Corn harvest" src="http://deltafarmpress.com/site-files/deltafarmpress.com/files/CornHarvest.jpg?1435839727" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/grain-stocks-all-significantly-compared-june-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Corn Wheat Markets Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:19:00 +0000 126711 at http://deltafarmpress.com Rising Mississippi River to impact farmland behind the levee? http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/rising-mississippi-river-impact-farmland-behind-levee <div class="field-deck"> Arkansas riverside counties overview </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In Memphis, the Corps of Engineers is expecting the rising Mississippi River to put some riverside farmland underwater. The river rise comes following a record wet May in the lower 48 states and recent rains from Tropical Storm Bill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/rising-mississippi-river-impact-farmland-behind-levee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/rising-mississippi-river-impact-farmland-behind-levee#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Management Grain Sorghum Flooding Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:08:00 +0000 126701 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press Cotton, corn, wheat acreage down; soybeans up to record high http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton-corn-wheat-acreage-down-soybeans-record-high <div class="node-body link-body">Planted acreage estimates for cotton, wheat and corn are down compared to 2014, but soybean acreage is estimated at a record high, according to USDA’s latest crop report released today.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://deltafarmpress.com/site-files/deltafarmpress.com/files/CornPlantingYoungFarmerGETTY.jpg?1435689301" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton-corn-wheat-acreage-down-soybeans-record-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Wheat Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:32:00 +0000 126621 at http://deltafarmpress.com GMO labeling hot topic during House hearing http://deltafarmpress.com/government/gmo-labeling-hot-topic-during-house-hearing <div class="field-deck"> Proposed law would create federal standards, overriding states </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Annual cost of GMO labeling to a family would be $500?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/gmo-labeling-hot-topic-during-house-hearing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/gmo-labeling-hot-topic-during-house-hearing#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Government Trade Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:36:00 +0000 126441 at http://deltafarmpress.com