Wheat http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6061/more en MSU requests advice from ag producers - Feb. 18 http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/msu-requests-advice-ag-producers-feb-18 <div class="node-body article-body">Mississippi State University’s North Mississippi Research and Extension Center will host its annual Producer Advisory Council meeting Feb. 18 in Verona, Miss.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/msu-requests-advice-ag-producers-feb-18" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/msu-requests-advice-ag-producers-feb-18#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Management Equipment Fri, 12 Feb 2016 15:16:00 +0000 132431 at http://deltafarmpress.com Revised worker protection rules will affect pesticide handlers http://deltafarmpress.com/government/revised-worker-protection-rules-will-affect-pesticide-handlers <div class="node-body article-body">As a result of the federal worker protection rule changes related to pesticide handlers, there is more potential liability than previously. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/revised-worker-protection-rules-will-affect-pesticide-handlers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/revised-worker-protection-rules-will-affect-pesticide-handlers#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Government Management Equipment National Pesticides Fri, 12 Feb 2016 15:11:00 +0000 132381 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>The EPA says the revised Worker Protection Standard &quot;will enhance protections provided to agricultural workers, pesticide handlers, and other persons by strengthening elements of the existing regulation.&quot;&mdash;Getty Images/USDA</strong></em></p> Improving water quality, quantity goal of two new NRCS programs http://deltafarmpress.com/government/improving-water-quality-quantity-goal-two-new-nrcs-programs-0 <div class="node-body article-body">USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service accepting applications for programs that could help improve water quality and quantity in two Mississippi regions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/improving-water-quality-quantity-goal-two-new-nrcs-programs-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/improving-water-quality-quantity-goal-two-new-nrcs-programs-0#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Government Management Equipment Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:05:00 +0000 132511 at http://deltafarmpress.com MSU invites ag producers to Feb. 16 advisory meeting http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/msu-invites-ag-producers-feb-16-advisory-meeting <div class="node-body article-body">The Central Mississippi Research and Extension Center will host its annual Producer Advisory Council meeting Feb. 16 in Raymond, Miss.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/msu-invites-ag-producers-feb-16-advisory-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/msu-invites-ag-producers-feb-16-advisory-meeting#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Wheat Markets Management Equipment Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:38:00 +0000 132471 at http://deltafarmpress.com Louisiana Agricultural Technology and Management Conference - Feb. 17 http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/louisiana-agricultural-technology-and-management-conference-feb-17 <div class="node-body article-body">Louisiana Agricultural Technology and Management Conference Feb. 17-19 at the Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville, La.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/louisiana-agricultural-technology-and-management-conference-feb-17" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/louisiana-agricultural-technology-and-management-conference-feb-17#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Markets Management Equipment Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:33:00 +0000 132461 at http://deltafarmpress.com Mississippi consultants announce 2016 scholarship winners http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mississippi-consultants-announce-2016-scholarship-winners <div class="node-body article-body">William Jeffrey Mansour, Greenville, Miss., and John Hartley North, Madison, Miss., are 2016 winners of scholarships from the Mississippi Agricultural Consultants Association.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mississippi-consultants-announce-2016-scholarship-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mississippi-consultants-announce-2016-scholarship-winners#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Markets Management Equipment Groups & Organizations Field Crops Insects Soybean Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:01:00 +0000 132271 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><strong><em>Bill Pellum, left, Clarksdale, Miss., consultant, presents a scholarship from the Mississippi Agricultural Consultants Association to Mississippi State University graduate student John Hartley North, while Justin George, right, a Merigold, Miss., consultant and MACA president, presents a second scholarship to MSU graduate student William Jeffrey Mansour. The awards were announced at the organization&rsquo;s annual meeting.</em></strong></p> How are ag lenders approaching 2016? http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/how-are-ag-lenders-approaching-2016 <div class="field-deck"> A report from the 2016 Arkansas Soybean Association Annual Meeting </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In agriculture, lenders back producers in all sorts of economic climates. With the recent market downturns, what is the lender's perspective for 2016?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/how-are-ag-lenders-approaching-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/how-are-ag-lenders-approaching-2016#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Management Miscellaneous Finance Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:40:00 +0000 132091 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Brothers <strong><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/perry-galloway-108-bushel-soybeans-north-central-arkansas" target="_blank">Charles and Perry Galloway</a></strong>, of Gregory, were both honored at the meeting for breaking the 100-bushel-per-acre yield threshold in 2015. Perry cut a field of 108.76 bushel soybeans while Charles&rsquo; field yielded just under 101 bushels.</p> Photo: Delta Farm Press Farmers on sounder financial footing now than in 1980s crisis, ag banker says http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farmers-sounder-financial-footing-now-1980s-crisis-ag-banker-says <div class="node-body article-body">“Unlike the crisis of the 1980s, today’s commercial farmers are, for the most part, in sound condition,” says Gary Gaines, retiring president/CEO of Mississippi Land Bank. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farmers-sounder-financial-footing-now-1980s-crisis-ag-banker-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farmers-sounder-financial-footing-now-1980s-crisis-ag-banker-says#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Finance Management Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:19:00 +0000 132141 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>Gary Gaines, center, retired at the end of January as president/CEO of Mississippi Land Bank, after 43 years in the Farm Credit system. With him are his successor, Craig Shideler, left, and Abbott Myers, Dundee, Miss., farmer and board chairman of the bank.</strong></em></p> Farm bill spending criticism off target — again http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/farm-bill-spending-criticism-target-again <div class="node-body blog-body">Activists groups begin piling on after falling crop prices drive up spending for farm bill programs.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/farm-bill-spending-criticism-target-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/farm-bill-spending-criticism-target-again#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Farm Press Blog Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:01:00 +0000 132241 at http://deltafarmpress.com Arkansas Agriculture Department Opens 2016 Century Farm Program http://deltafarmpress.com/government/arkansas-agriculture-department-opens-2016-century-farm-program <div class="field-byline"> The Arkansas Agriculture Department </div> <div class="field-deck"> Applications must be postmarked by May 31, 2016 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Century Farm program honors Arkansas’ rich agricultural heritage; since its beginning in 2012 under the AAD, 297 farms and families have been certified.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/arkansas-agriculture-department-opens-2016-century-farm-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/arkansas-agriculture-department-opens-2016-century-farm-program#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Miscellaneous Events Mon, 01 Feb 2016 18:08:00 +0000 132131 at http://deltafarmpress.com