Wheat http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6061/more en Payment limitations and estate planning for farmers: avoiding pitfalls http://deltafarmpress.com/management/payment-limitations-and-estate-planning-farmers-avoiding-pitfalls <div class="field-deck"> A report from the Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Payment limitations run into conflicts with estate planners all the time. What we spend a couple of months putting together, estate planners can destroy overnight.” -- Robert Serio. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/payment-limitations-and-estate-planning-farmers-avoiding-pitfalls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/payment-limitations-and-estate-planning-farmers-avoiding-pitfalls#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Estate Planning Fri, 01 May 2015 12:19:00 +0000 124911 at http://deltafarmpress.com Tips for transitioning farm to next generation http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/tips-transitioning-farm-next-generation <div class="field-byline"> Kevin Spafford, Legacy by Design </div> <div class="field-deck"> Nightmare or great achievement? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Succession planning intersects finance, business and the human spirit. Using proven assessment tools to measure leadership behaviors can help channel emotions into constructive activities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/tips-transitioning-farm-next-generation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/tips-transitioning-farm-next-generation#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Management Equipment Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:23:00 +0000 124861 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Selecting a successor to lead your farm can be a nightmare or it may become your greatest achievement.</p> Copyright Scott Olson, Getty Images News <p><em>Kevin Spafford</em></p> Mississippi versus Memphis in major water dispute http://deltafarmpress.com/government/mississippi-versus-memphis-major-water-dispute <div class="field-deck"> Report from the Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Back in 2005, Mississippi filed its first complaint against the city and the water utility. Mississippi argues that the water within the borders of the state is a sovereign resource that Tennessee has no right to.” -- Stephanie Showalter Otts, director of the National Sea Grant Law Center.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/mississippi-versus-memphis-major-water-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/mississippi-versus-memphis-major-water-dispute#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Government Management Irrigation Technology Irrigation Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:08:00 +0000 124901 at http://deltafarmpress.com Is water quality trading coming to the Mid-South? http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/water-quality-trading-coming-mid-south <div class="field-deck"> A report from the Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New market possible for Mid-South producers?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/water-quality-trading-coming-mid-south" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/water-quality-trading-coming-mid-south#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Markets Government Management Irrigation Nutrient Supply Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:58:00 +0000 124891 at http://deltafarmpress.com Wheat scab showing up in Mid-South wheat fields http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-scab-showing-mid-south-wheat-fields <div class="node-body video-body">Reports of wheat scab outbreaks triggering alarms for Arkansas, Louisiana wheat growers in this year's wet spring conditions.</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/wheat/wheat-scab-showing-mid-south-wheat-fields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-scab-showing-mid-south-wheat-fields#comments Wheat Management Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:22:00 +0000 124881 at http://deltafarmpress.com Sunshine, warm temperatures good and bad for LSU AgCenter Wheat Field Day http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/sunshine-warm-temperatures-good-and-bad-lsu-agcenter-wheat-field-day <div class="node-body gallery-body">LSU AgCenter Wheat and Oats Field Day helps provide growers, specialists with the latest information on varieties and best management practices for small grains.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/sunshine-warm-temperatures-good-and-bad-lsu-agcenter-wheat-field-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/sunshine-warm-temperatures-good-and-bad-lsu-agcenter-wheat-field-day#comments Wheat Management Miscellaneous Mon, 27 Apr 2015 01:25:00 +0000 124801 at http://deltafarmpress.com Troubles with barnyardgrass not abating http://deltafarmpress.com/weed-control/troubles-barnyardgrass-not-abating <div class="field-deck"> Resistance issues popping up around the Mid-South </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We now have three counties with barnyardgrass resistance to four modes of action. We have seven classes of chemistry to control barnyardgrass in rice." -- Bob Scott, Arkansas weed specialist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/weed-control/troubles-barnyardgrass-not-abating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/weed-control/troubles-barnyardgrass-not-abating#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Weed Control Resistant Weeds Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:44:00 +0000 124541 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Surveys on &ldquo;most troublesome weeds&rdquo; show that barnyardgrass commonly shows up in cotton, soybeans and rice fields, said Bob Scott at the Roy J. Smith Barnyardgrass Workshop held in Stuttgart, Ark.</p> 5 keys to succession planning http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/5-keys-succession-planning <div class="field-byline"> Kevin Spafford, Legacy by Design </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The initial steps in planning for succession in farm families can be difficult. The path is not always direct. And, though the process is based on generating specific results, the exact outcome cannot be known at the outset.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/5-keys-succession-planning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/5-keys-succession-planning#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Management Equipment Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:23:00 +0000 124711 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>Kevin Spafford</em></p> 4 priorities for profitable farming http://deltafarmpress.com/management/4-priorities-profitable-farming <div class="field-byline"> Ernie Flint, Mississippi Extension Agronomist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While crop yield is not the only gauge of farm profitability, it is among the most important. The list of priorities in crop production can vary a lot from one farm to another and from one year to another.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/4-priorities-profitable-farming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/4-priorities-profitable-farming#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Equipment Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:52:00 +0000 124631 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press Wheat - herbicide drift damaging http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-herbicide-drift-damaging <div class="field-byline"> Bob Scott, University of Arkansas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Watch out for wheat fields and other sensitive areas while trying to make last minute burn-down and pre applications. In particular, be aware that at this time of year, wheat is extremely sensitive to Roundup drift.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-herbicide-drift-damaging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-herbicide-drift-damaging#comments Wheat Management Wheat Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:59:00 +0000 124581 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Roundup drift to winter wheat can cause symptoms similar to cause by 2,4-D. One difference is often a pronounced bleaching or yellowing where the flag leaf attaches to the stem. Another is short flag leaves. The top of the leaf collar can become pinched, not allowing the seedheads, which are often blank, to emerge at all.</p> Bob Scott