Peanuts http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6071/more en $332 million for Agricultural Conservation Easement Program in 2015 http://deltafarmpress.com/government/332-million-agricultural-conservation-easement-program-2015 <div class="field-deck"> Signup deadline of May 15 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Under the 2014 farm bill, three conservation programs overseen by the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service were consolidated under the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program. USDA has announced that $332 million would be provided for 2015 ACEP projects.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/332-million-agricultural-conservation-easement-program-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/332-million-agricultural-conservation-easement-program-2015#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Wed, 01 Apr 2015 14:05:00 +0000 124131 at http://deltafarmpress.com Patrick Johnson Jr. - ag environmental advocate http://deltafarmpress.com/management/patrick-johnson-jr-ag-environmental-advocate <div class="field-byline"> Brad Robb </div> <div class="field-deck"> Delta F.A.R.M chairman </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Patrick Johnson Jr., Tunica County, Miss., farmer and partner in Cypress Brake Planting Company, is Delta F.A.R.M.’s seventh and current chairman. “Our organization has one priority, which is clearly reflected in our policy — to promote agricultural conservation while maintaining farm profitability.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/patrick-johnson-jr-ag-environmental-advocate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/patrick-johnson-jr-ag-environmental-advocate#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Equipment Management Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:15:00 +0000 123921 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>Patrick Johnson Jr. checks the pump timer which controls his surface irrigation &mdash; a component of the Best Management Practices promoted by the Delta F.A.R.M. program.</em></p> Brad Robb USDA extends ARC and PLC sign-up deadlines http://deltafarmpress.com/government/usda-extends-arc-and-plc-sign-deadlines <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="field-deck"> April 7 now deadline to update yields, reallocate base acres, and make final selections </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farm owners and producers now have until April 7 to choose between Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), the safety-net programs established by the 2014 farm bill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/usda-extends-arc-and-plc-sign-deadlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/usda-extends-arc-and-plc-sign-deadlines#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Government Farm Bill Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:23:00 +0000 124021 at http://deltafarmpress.com Agriculture-related legal issues focus of April 17 meeting http://deltafarmpress.com/government/agriculture-related-legal-issues-focus-april-17-meeting <div class="field-deck"> Register now for the Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We’re very focused on farming and practical legal challenges producers are facing -- less of an academic-type conference."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/agriculture-related-legal-issues-focus-april-17-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/agriculture-related-legal-issues-focus-april-17-meeting#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Conferences Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:56:00 +0000 123961 at http://deltafarmpress.com Farm bill update: ARC/PLC choice sign-up deadline - March 31 http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-update-arcplc-choice-sign-deadline-march-31 <div class="field-byline"> Bobby Coats </div> <div class="field-deck"> Two new webinars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The timeline to update yield history or reallocate base acres and elect ARC or PLC coverage ends March 31.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-update-arcplc-choice-sign-deadline-march-31" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-update-arcplc-choice-sign-deadline-march-31#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Markets Government Management Equipment Farm Bill Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:16:00 +0000 123901 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press 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 Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Farm bill update: your questions answered http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-update-your-questions-answered <div class="field-byline"> Bobby Coats </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With just one week to go, Bobby Coats, professor in the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, and Anita Wilson, agricultural program specialist with USDA FSA office in Arkansas, answer your most pressing questions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-update-your-questions-answered" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-update-your-questions-answered#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Farm Bill Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:59:00 +0000 123861 at http://deltafarmpress.com Want a good job? Students should think agriculture... http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/want-good-job-students-should-think-agriculture <div class="node-body blog-body">“There has never been a better, more exciting, time for young people to choose careers in agriculture than right now,” says George Hopper, Mississippi State University.</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/want-good-job-students-should-think-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/want-good-job-students-should-think-agriculture#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Columnists GPS Technology Farm Press Blog Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:30:00 +0000 123851 at http://deltafarmpress.com Can farmland prices stay strong? http://deltafarmpress.com/management/can-farmland-prices-stay-strong <div class="field-byline"> Richard Brock, Brock Associates </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farming and the commodity industry has always been cyclical and thus farmland values have as well.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/can-farmland-prices-stay-strong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/can-farmland-prices-stay-strong#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Markets Management Equipment Management Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:59:00 +0000 123791 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Richard Brock</p> Honeybees and agriculture not on collision course http://deltafarmpress.com/management/honeybees-and-agriculture-not-collision-course <div class="field-deck"> The Bartlett Bee Whisperer: ‘chemicals’ not a dirty word </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Crops need pollinating and so agriculture and bees are intricately linked. One thing that needs strengthening between farmers and beekeepers is communication.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/honeybees-and-agriculture-not-collision-course" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/honeybees-and-agriculture-not-collision-course#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Government Management Miscellaneous Plant and Animal Health Insecticides Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:55:00 +0000 123291 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>DAVID GLOVER, THE Bartlett Bee Whisperer on the job.</p>