Peanuts http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6071/more en 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 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 EU policy change affects Arkansas peanut production http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/eu-policy-change-affects-arkansas-peanut-production <div class="field-byline"> Travis Faske, Arkansas Extension Plant Pathologist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A policy change by the European Union will affect the use of propiconazole and phosphorus acid/phosphite fungicides in peanuts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/eu-policy-change-affects-arkansas-peanut-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/eu-policy-change-affects-arkansas-peanut-production#comments Peanuts Management Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:51:00 +0000 135081 at http://deltafarmpress.com EU view on peanuts puts pressure on U.S. fungicide options http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/eu-view-peanuts-puts-pressure-us-fungicide-options <div class="field-byline"> Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia Extension Pathologist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Policymakers within the European Union have decided the methodology used years ago to determine maximum residue limits for propiconazole is inappropriate today, therefore those levels are no longer valid.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/eu-view-peanuts-puts-pressure-us-fungicide-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/eu-view-peanuts-puts-pressure-us-fungicide-options#comments Peanuts Management Tue, 26 Apr 2016 13:32:00 +0000 134991 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Policymakers within the European Union have decided the methodology used years ago to determine maximum residue limits, or MRL, for <span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="propiconazole">propiconazole</span> is inappropriate today, therefore those levels are no longer valid.</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 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 Cuba trade, the TPP, rice and legislature expectations http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/cuba-trade-tpp-rice-and-legislature-expectations <div class="field-deck"> Mid-South Ag & Environmental Law Conference in Memphis set for April 22 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Looking at how close Cuba is to the Mid-South, it makes a lot of sense for us to have a strong trade relationship with them." -- Wes Ward, Arkansas Agriculture Secretary.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/cuba-trade-tpp-rice-and-legislature-expectations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/cuba-trade-tpp-rice-and-legislature-expectations#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Management Conferences Fri, 15 Apr 2016 15:05:00 +0000 134751 at http://deltafarmpress.com Hold the cheating cheaters to account http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/hold-cheating-cheaters-account <div class="node-body blog-body">Provided ample opportunities and examples of cheating, U.S. officials have offered little but words enabling the thievery to continue.</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/hold-cheating-cheaters-account" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/hold-cheating-cheaters-account#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Import and Export Farm Press Blog Tue, 12 Apr 2016 15:52:00 +0000 134591 at http://deltafarmpress.com