Wheat http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6061/more en When should you treat wheat for armyworms? http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/when-should-you-treat-wheat-armyworms <div class="field-byline"> Gus Lorenz, Arkansas Extension Entomologist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The armyworm population in Arkansas wheat is very early this year and there are reports of armyworms in wheat that is flowering to early grain fill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/when-should-you-treat-wheat-armyworms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/when-should-you-treat-wheat-armyworms#comments Wheat Management Thu, 05 May 2016 14:02:00 +0000 135401 at http://deltafarmpress.com Highly leveraged farms trending upward http://deltafarmpress.com/management/highly-leveraged-farms-trending-upward <div class="field-byline"> USDA Economic Research Service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The share of U.S. farms highly leveraged (debt-to-asset ratios greater than .40) has trended upward since 2012 and is forecast to increase in 2015 and 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/highly-leveraged-farms-trending-upward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/highly-leveraged-farms-trending-upward#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:48:00 +0000 135161 at http://deltafarmpress.com Spraying wheat with fungicide to control scab must be timely http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/spraying-wheat-fungicide-control-scab-must-be-timely <div class="field-byline"> Duane Dailey, University of Missouri Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After a horrible wheat scab year in 2015, some Missouri farmers want to start spraying. A Missouri agronomist says spraying must be timely to be most effective.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/spraying-wheat-fungicide-control-scab-must-be-timely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/spraying-wheat-fungicide-control-scab-must-be-timely#comments Wheat Management Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:29:00 +0000 135131 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>Wheat with fusarium head blight.</em></p> Photo: Donald Groth, LSU AgCenter Arkansas Agriculture Department opens 2016 Arkansas Century Farms Program http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-agriculture-department-opens-2016-arkansas-century-farms-program <div class="field-deck"> New applications accepted through May 31 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"In honoring those families who are part of this great tradition, the Arkansas Century Farm Program recognizes the historical relevance of the family farm and its important place in Arkansas's future." -- Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-agriculture-department-opens-2016-arkansas-century-farms-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-agriculture-department-opens-2016-arkansas-century-farms-program#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Management Miscellaneous Events Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:43:00 +0000 135091 at http://deltafarmpress.com PrecisionHawk gets DuPont as newest investor http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/precisionhawk-gets-dupont-newest-investor <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>PrecisionHawk &ndash; a leading provider of aerial data and safety platforms for drones &ndash; announced April 27 that DuPont has joined its previously announced round of series C funding.</p> <p>As a provider of drones and drone data tools for the agricultural market, <a href="http://www.precisionhawk.com/lancaster" target="_blank">PrecisionHawk</a> has been providing its tools and services to DuPont as a customer for a number of years.</p> <p>This collaboration will work to accelerate the commercial use of drones and build the tools that matter for agriculture.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/precisionhawk-gets-dupont-newest-investor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Equipment Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:20:40 +0000 135101 at http://deltafarmpress.com Diseases, weather, planting date focus of small grains field day http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/diseases-weather-planting-date-focus-small-grains-field-day <div class="field-byline"> Rick Bogren, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“It’s important to think about planting date and heading date,” said Steve Harrison, LSU AgCenter small grains breeder. For wheat plants to make seed requires vernalization, which is a period of about six weeks of 40-degree weather in Louisiana.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/diseases-weather-planting-date-focus-small-grains-field-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/diseases-weather-planting-date-focus-small-grains-field-day#comments Wheat Management Weed Control Crops Grains Tue, 26 Apr 2016 19:16:00 +0000 135051 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>LSU AgCenter plant pathologists Boyd Padgett, front, and Trey Price examine wheat leaves for indications of scab disease.</em></p> 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 Mon, 25 Apr 2016 11:04:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Monsanto announces 2016 regional ‘Farm Mom of the Year’ winners http://deltafarmpress.com/management/monsanto-announces-2016-regional-farm-mom-year-winners <div class="field-deck"> National winner to be determined by America’s votes on Americasfarmers.com </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"We are thrilled to introduce America to our five new regional farm moms. We were impressed with their drive and willingness to speak out for agriculture, and we know America will be, too.” -- Tracy Mueller, Monsanto corporate brand manager.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/monsanto-announces-2016-regional-farm-mom-year-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/monsanto-announces-2016-regional-farm-mom-year-winners#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Orchard Crops Livestock Management Miscellaneous Events Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:58:00 +0000 134941 at http://deltafarmpress.com Arkansas Farm Bureau 2016 County Farm Families of the Year named http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/arkansas-farm-bureau-2016-county-farm-families-year-named <div class="field-byline"> Arkansas Farm Bureau </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“These families represent the pillars of our state. Congratulations to each of them on this recognition and we share our thanks to all those who have helped them succeed.” -- Randy Veach, president, Arkansas Farm Bureau.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/arkansas-farm-bureau-2016-county-farm-families-year-named" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/arkansas-farm-bureau-2016-county-farm-families-year-named#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Miscellaneous Events Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:33:00 +0000 134901 at http://deltafarmpress.com U.S. tractor company first approved in Cuba for 50 years http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/us-tractor-company-first-approved-cuba-50-years <div class="field-deck"> Cleber LLC aims to help Cuba’s small-acreage producers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We told (the Cubans) we’d not just design a tractor, but an open system manufacturing model. If you look at tractors and light equipment – backhoes, forklifts, trenchers, excavators – they can all be built with some very basic, common components." -- Horace Clemmons, Cleber, LLC.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/us-tractor-company-first-approved-cuba-50-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/us-tractor-company-first-approved-cuba-50-years#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Markets Government Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Equipment & Supplies Mon, 18 Apr 2016 15:55:00 +0000 134801 at http://deltafarmpress.com