Wheat http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6061/more en 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 Land availability top concern for young farmers http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/land-availability-top-concern-young-farmers <div class="field-byline"> American Farm Bureau Federation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For young people who want to begin farming or ranching or expand an established farm or ranch, securing adequate land remains their top challenge. Another major challenge is coping with burdensome government regulations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/land-availability-top-concern-young-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/land-availability-top-concern-young-farmers#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Management Equipment Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:21:00 +0000 124571 at http://deltafarmpress.com Mid-South conservation projects receive NRCS funding http://deltafarmpress.com/government/mid-south-conservation-projects-receive-nrcs-funding <div class="field-deck"> Projects aim to help critical watersheds, improve agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced the first set of projects it will be funding to improve water quality in critical watersheds. The $100 million that will be spent over the life of the 2014 farm bill will also “strengthen agricultural operations” according to the department.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/mid-south-conservation-projects-receive-nrcs-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/mid-south-conservation-projects-receive-nrcs-funding#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Government Irrigation Technology Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:27:00 +0000 124461 at http://deltafarmpress.com Grain sorghum bright spot in April WASDE Report http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/grain-sorghum-bright-spot-april-wasde-report <div class="field-deck"> Outlook for other crops little changed </div> <div class="node-body article-body">April Supply/Demand numbers reflect Chinese interest in grain sorghum.</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/cotton/grain-sorghum-bright-spot-april-wasde-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/grain-sorghum-bright-spot-april-wasde-report#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Government Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:51:00 +0000 124451 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press EPA sends revised Waterways of U.S. rule to review http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/epa-sends-revised-waterways-us-rule-review <div class="field-deck"> Arkansas Attorney General weighs in on proposed rule </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"What you’d see is farmers not being able to farm or maintain their ability to do so. Future generations wouldn’t want to farm because of all the regulatory burdens." -- Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/epa-sends-revised-waterways-us-rule-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/epa-sends-revised-waterways-us-rule-review#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Regulations Thu, 09 Apr 2015 13:44:00 +0000 124361 at http://deltafarmpress.com Fisher Delta Center: focus on agricultural needs http://deltafarmpress.com/management/fisher-delta-center-focus-agricultural-needs <div class="field-byline"> Patrick R. Shepard, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fisher Delta Research Center is the largest of Missouri’s 19 off-campus agricultural centers, farms and forests, operating within the University of Missouri’s College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources and the MU Agriculture Experiment Station.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/fisher-delta-center-focus-agricultural-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/fisher-delta-center-focus-agricultural-needs#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Government Management Equipment Wed, 08 Apr 2015 15:11:00 +0000 123911 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>Trent Haggard </em><em>is the director of the Fisher Delta Research Center in Portageville, Mo. The FDRC is the largest of the state&rsquo;s 19 off-campus agricultural centers, farms and forests, operating within the University of Missouri&rsquo;s College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources and the MU Agriculture Experiment Station.</em></p> Delta Farm Press Grain dealer oversight moves into Arkansas legislative spotlight http://deltafarmpress.com/government/grain-dealer-oversight-moves-arkansas-legislative-spotlight <div class="field-deck"> A chat with Andrew Grobmyer of the Agricultural Council of Arkansas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Honestly, depending on what information comes out of the court case and bankruptcy proceedings, there may be several phases of legislation that plug holes exposed by Turner (Grain).” -- Andrew Grobmyer, Agricultural Council of Arkansas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/grain-dealer-oversight-moves-arkansas-legislative-spotlight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/grain-dealer-oversight-moves-arkansas-legislative-spotlight#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Legislation Regulations Tue, 07 Apr 2015 18:23:00 +0000 124201 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press