Wheat http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6061/more en New farm bill programs provide producers many new options http://deltafarmpress.com/government/new-farm-bill-programs-provide-producers-many-new-options <div class="field-deck"> Report from the Southern Cotton Ginners Association summer meeting </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Prepare to do major prep work before visiting FSA to sign up for new farm programs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/new-farm-bill-programs-provide-producers-many-new-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/new-farm-bill-programs-provide-producers-many-new-options#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Farm Bill Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:11:00 +0000 117021 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>FAPRI&rsquo;s ABNER WOMACK, left, visits with SCGA president Riley James of the A.C. Riley Cotton Company in New Madrid, Mo.</em></p> Photo by David Bennett, Delta Farm Press USDA updates implementation of new farm bill http://deltafarmpress.com/government/usda-updates-implementation-new-farm-bill <div class="field-byline"> The USDA </div> <div class="field-deck"> New crop insurance options for producers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Implementation update for new farm bill programs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/usda-updates-implementation-new-farm-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/usda-updates-implementation-new-farm-bill#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Farm Bill Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:48:00 +0000 117111 at http://deltafarmpress.com Save fuel and water with soil health management plan http://deltafarmpress.com/management/save-fuel-and-water-soil-health-management-plan <div class="node-body article-body">When it comes to reducing runoff and improving water infiltration, nothing beats no-till. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/save-fuel-and-water-soil-health-management-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/save-fuel-and-water-soil-health-management-plan#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management No Till organic matter Soil Microbiology Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:13:00 +0000 116441 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>NRCS WATER quality specialist Steve Nipper demonstrates water infiltration and runoff under two tillage systems at a recent field day in St. Joseph, La. The soil in the pan at right is from a conventionally-tilled field, at left from a field where no-till and cover crop practices are used.</em></p> Elton Robinson, Delta Farm Press 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 Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com MSU president Mark Keenum named to Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research board http://deltafarmpress.com/government/msu-president-mark-keenum-named-foundation-food-and-agricultural-research-board <div class="field-deck"> Foundation part of new farm bill </div> <div class="node-body article-body"> FFAR board of directors named.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/msu-president-mark-keenum-named-foundation-food-and-agricultural-research-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/msu-president-mark-keenum-named-foundation-food-and-agricultural-research-board#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Farm Bill Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:52:00 +0000 116841 at http://deltafarmpress.com Farm bill information meetings set for Tennessee http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-information-meetings-set-tennessee <div class="node-body article-body">A series of Farm Bill Information Sessions in August will help Tennessee farmers navigate the Agricultural Act of 2014 and make informed decisions for their farming operations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-information-meetings-set-tennessee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-information-meetings-set-tennessee#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Wheat Government Management Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:36:00 +0000 116771 at http://deltafarmpress.com John Keller 2014 Tennessee Farmer of the Year http://deltafarmpress.com/john-keller-2014-tennessee-farmer-year <div class="node-body link-body"><p>A farmer for 50 years, John Keller of Maryville, Tenn., has long been close to the land he farms in the shade of the scenic Great Smoky Mountains.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="John Keller" src="http://deltafarmpress.com/site-files/deltafarmpress.com/files/John%20Keller%20Tennessee.jpg?1406039885" /> </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/john-keller-2014-tennessee-farmer-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Corn Wheat Livestock Management Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:33:00 +0000 116751 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>John Keller, 2014 Tennessee Farmer of the Year</p> Lawmakers urge quick farm bill implementation http://deltafarmpress.com/government/lawmakers-urge-quick-farm-bill-implementation <div class="field-deck"> In face of disasters, APH adjustment major talking point </div> <div class="node-body article-body">House subcommittee hears from USDA under secretary on farm bill implementation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/lawmakers-urge-quick-farm-bill-implementation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/lawmakers-urge-quick-farm-bill-implementation#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Farm Bill Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:51:00 +0000 116651 at http://deltafarmpress.com ‘Pigposium’ to offer glimpse of new weed control strategies, technologies http://deltafarmpress.com/management/pigposium-offer-glimpse-new-weed-control-strategies-technologies <div class="field-deck"> Event slated for July 23 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Event to provide slate of weed experts explaining coming technologies, current methods of dealing with herbicide-resistant weeds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/pigposium-offer-glimpse-new-weed-control-strategies-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/pigposium-offer-glimpse-new-weed-control-strategies-technologies#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Management Conferences Herbicide-tolerant crops Resistant Weeds Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:43:00 +0000 116351 at http://deltafarmpress.com 2014 U.S. corn crop rated 75 percent good to excellent http://deltafarmpress.com/2014-us-corn-crop-rated-75-percent-good-excellent <div class="node-body link-body">The 2014 U.S. corn crop stayed at 75 percent good to excellent, as expected, for the week ended July 6, with the excellent rating up 1 point to 21 percent and good down 1 point to 54 percent, USDA said in its weekly crop condition report.</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/2014-us-corn-crop-rated-75-percent-good-excellent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Wheat Markets Tue, 08 Jul 2014 12:54:00 +0000 116231 at http://deltafarmpress.com