Peanuts http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6071/more en 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> <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, 18 Jul 2016 11:04:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com History repeating itself in the 2014 farm bill, peanut expert says http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/history-repeating-itself-2014-farm-bill-peanut-expert-says <div class="node-body video-body">National Center for Peanut Competitiveness leader says farmers need to be aware of looming payment limit problems from peanut PLC payments.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/history-repeating-itself-2014-farm-bill-peanut-expert-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/history-repeating-itself-2014-farm-bill-peanut-expert-says#comments Soybeans Corn Peanuts Tue, 12 Jul 2016 14:27:00 +0000 137391 at http://deltafarmpress.com Bayer, Wildlife Society: 25 million pollinator-attractant wildflowers http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/bayer-wildlife-society-25-million-pollinator-attractant-wildflowers <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>The Bayer Bee Care program and the Wildlife Society are working together toward the goal of planting 25 million pollinator-attractant wildflower seeds by the fall with the aim&nbsp;&nbsp;of increasing nutrition options for honeybees.</p></div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/bayer-wildlife-society-25-million-pollinator-attractant-wildflowers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Fri, 01 Jul 2016 12:02:34 +0000 136961 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Photo: Bayer CropScience</p> The struggle between science and politics impacting Mid-South http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/struggle-between-science-and-politics-impacting-mid-south <div class="field-byline"> Larry Steckel, Weed Scientist University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"There has been an ongoing assault by so-called “environmental” groups that really has not found much traction until recently. It seems that they have finally obtained enough critical mass to have an impact through the court system and the EPA." -- Larry Steckel, Weed Scientist University of Tennessee. </div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/struggle-between-science-and-politics-impacting-mid-south" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/struggle-between-science-and-politics-impacting-mid-south#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Weed Control Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:10:00 +0000 136671 at http://deltafarmpress.com Field crop price swings have small impacts on food prices http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/field-crop-price-swings-have-small-impacts-food-prices <div class="field-byline"> USDA/ERS </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fluctuations in prices of major field crops — corn, wheat, and soybeans — have a relatively small impact on food prices. USDA’s Economic Research Service.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/field-crop-price-swings-have-small-impacts-food-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/field-crop-price-swings-have-small-impacts-food-prices#comments Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Markets Wed, 29 Jun 2016 13:59:00 +0000 136201 at http://deltafarmpress.com Photo: Getty Images Meetings to answer "Actively Engaged in Farming" questions http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/meetings-answer-actively-engaged-farming-questions <div class="field-byline"> Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farm operators affected by the new “Actively Engaged in Farming” regulations can find help at two meetings sponsored by Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation and Delta Council.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/meetings-answer-actively-engaged-farming-questions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/meetings-answer-actively-engaged-farming-questions#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Government Management Equipment National Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:32:00 +0000 136951 at http://deltafarmpress.com Photo: Getty Images Research lacking to back claims for foliar-applied fertilizers http://deltafarmpress.com/management/research-lacking-back-claims-foliar-applied-fertilizers <div class="field-byline"> Nathan Slaton, Rick Norman, Trent Roberts, Jason Kelley, Jarrod Hardke, Bill Robertson, Jeremy Ross and Leo Espinoza, University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many of the recommendations being made for foliar feeding simply have little defensible merit.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/research-lacking-back-claims-foliar-applied-fertilizers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/research-lacking-back-claims-foliar-applied-fertilizers#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Agriculture Technology Fertilizers Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:20:00 +0000 136861 at http://deltafarmpress.com Tennessee survey indicates scale of PPO-resistant pigweed http://deltafarmpress.com/weed-control/tennessee-survey-indicates-scale-ppo-resistant-pigweed <div class="field-byline"> Larry Steckel, Weed Scientist University of Tennessee </div> <div class="field-deck"> LibertyLink pushing aside Roundup Ready soybeans? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A random survey of Palmer amaranth in Tennessee this spring shows 38 percent of the fields contain at least some PPO-resistant Palmer amaranth plants.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/weed-control/tennessee-survey-indicates-scale-ppo-resistant-pigweed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/weed-control/tennessee-survey-indicates-scale-ppo-resistant-pigweed#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Weed Control Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:02:00 +0000 136661 at http://deltafarmpress.com Is this the year for generic peanut fungicides? http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/year-generic-peanut-fungicides <div class="field-byline"> Bob Kemerait, UGA Extension Plant Pathologist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As peanut farmers are struggling for a profitable peanut crop, finding the “best” fungicide program is critical.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/year-generic-peanut-fungicides" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/year-generic-peanut-fungicides#comments Peanuts Management Fungicides Peanuts Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:14:00 +0000 136641 at http://deltafarmpress.com Good scouting can reduce crop production costs http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/good-scouting-can-reduce-crop-production-costs <div class="field-byline"> Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To reduce crop production costs, avoid spending whenever possible. To do that effectively, scout fields and spend only on necessary practices.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/good-scouting-can-reduce-crop-production-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/good-scouting-can-reduce-crop-production-costs#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Peanuts Management Wed, 15 Jun 2016 13:13:00 +0000 136571 at http://deltafarmpress.com