Peanuts http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6071/more en What would a ban on neonicotinoids mean? http://deltafarmpress.com/management/what-would-ban-neonicotinoids-mean <div class="field-deck"> Calculating the value of a chemistry class </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A major compilation of 15 studies is helping push back calls for the banning of neonicotinoid insecticides, largely to protect pollinators. The study says such a ban would bring with it massive costs for North American farmers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/what-would-ban-neonicotinoids-mean" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/what-would-ban-neonicotinoids-mean#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Markets Government Management Insecticides Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:43:00 +0000 123281 at http://deltafarmpress.com ‘Little land mines’ a threat to peanut yield http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/little-land-mines-threat-peanut-yield <div class="node-body article-body">"Llittle land mines” produced by southern blight can take a bite out of peanut yields, and Mississippi growers need to be aware of how to find the disease and how to deal with it, says Alan Henn.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/little-land-mines-threat-peanut-yield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/little-land-mines-threat-peanut-yield#comments Peanuts Management Health management Inputs Peanut Seed and Seedling Diseases Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:28:00 +0000 122791 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>DANIEL PARRISH, Tchula, Miss., producer, and Alex Mayfield, Mississippi Peanuts, Aberdeen, Miss., visit during a break at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Peanut Growers Association.</em></p> Delta Farm Press Promising peanut varieties in the pipeline http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/promising-peanut-varieties-pipeline <div class="node-body article-body">Mississippi growers have some really good peanut varieties to choose from — and better ones are on the way, says Jason Sarver, Mississippi State University Extension peanut specialist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/promising-peanut-varieties-pipeline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/promising-peanut-varieties-pipeline#comments Peanuts Management Crops Peanut Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:12:00 +0000 122751 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em style="font-size: 13px;"><strong>LONNIE FORTNER, left, Port Gibson, Miss., producer and District 2 vice president of the Mississippi Peanut Growers Association, and Cullen Wiggins, right, Dow AgroSciences, Birmingham, Ala., visit with Mike McCormick, newly-elected president of the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation.</strong></em></p> Research pushes peanut yields ever higher http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/research-pushes-peanut-yields-ever-higher <div class="node-body article-body">Major increases in peanut yields in the U.S. are “a really outstanding picture of what growers have been able to achieve by utilizing research that has given them improved varieties and production systems,” says Marshall Lamb. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/research-pushes-peanut-yields-ever-higher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/research-pushes-peanut-yields-ever-higher#comments Peanuts Management Biotech Seed/Transgenic Seed Biotech Traits Peanut Wed, 04 Mar 2015 13:17:00 +0000 122251 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em style="font-size: 13px;"><strong>REED ROGERS, from left, Golden Peanuts, Headland, Ala.; and Darrell Driskell and Joe Parker, both with West Bay Peanuts, were among those attending the annual meeting of the Mississippi Peanut Growers Association. Driskell is at Grand Bay, Ala., and Parker at Daphne, Ala.</strong></em></p> Mid-South farmland values steady for 2015 http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mid-south-farmland-values-steady-2015 <div class="field-deck"> Not the case in many U.S. regions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A brief look at 2015 farmland values.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mid-south-farmland-values-steady-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mid-south-farmland-values-steady-2015#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Management Buying/Purchasing Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:32:00 +0000 123011 at http://deltafarmpress.com Farm program sign-up extended 30 days http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-program-sign-extended-30-days <div class="field-deck"> New deadline of March 31 ‘a great relief’ </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“The deadline extension comes as a great relief -- for both the FSA staff and the farmers."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-program-sign-extended-30-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-program-sign-extended-30-days#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Government Management Crop Farm Bill Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:02:00 +0000 123161 at http://deltafarmpress.com Mid-South agriculture law/regulations on April 17 meeting agenda http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mid-south-agriculture-lawregulations-april-17-meeting-agenda <div class="field-deck"> Register now for the Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference to kick off April 17.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mid-south-agriculture-lawregulations-april-17-meeting-agenda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mid-south-agriculture-lawregulations-april-17-meeting-agenda#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Government Management Agriculture Technology Miscellaneous Business Practices and Systems Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:32:00 +0000 122831 at http://deltafarmpress.com Soil temperature is important when planting peanuts http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/soil-temperature-important-when-planting-peanuts <div class="node-body article-body">“If you can possibly do so, wait for soil temperatures in the 68-70 degree range to plant peanuts,” says Jason Sarver, Mississippi State University Extension peanut specialist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/soil-temperature-important-when-planting-peanuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/soil-temperature-important-when-planting-peanuts#comments Peanuts Management Peanut Seed Seedling And Root Diseases Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:16:00 +0000 122741 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong><span style="font-size: 13px;">CHARLIE STOKES, from left, Monroe County Extension Agent, Aberdeen, Miss.; Jason Sarver, Mississippi State University Extension peanut specialist; and Johnny Yielding, Tremont, Miss., producer, were among participants at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Peanut Growers Association.</span></strong></em></p> Farm bill update: Today is last day to update yields, reallocate base acres http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/farm-bill-update-today-last-day-update-yields-reallocate-base-acres <div class="field-byline"> Anita Wilson and Bobby Coats </div> <div class="field-deck"> Last chance - make an appointment today </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Feb. 27, 2015, is the last day to update crop yields and/or reallocate base acres under the 2014 farm bill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/farm-bill-update-today-last-day-update-yields-reallocate-base-acres" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/farm-bill-update-today-last-day-update-yields-reallocate-base-acres#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Markets Government Management Equipment Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:30:00 +0000 123131 at http://deltafarmpress.com Wild hogs more than mere nuisance http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/wild-hogs-more-mere-nuisance <div class="field-byline"> Marina D’Abreau Denny, Mississippi State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Wild hogs are a nuisance and potential danger to farmers and landowners throughout the United States. Brought to the Americas by early Spanish explorers as a livestock animal and later transported by hunting enthusiasts, wild hogs have spread rapidly throughout the Southeast.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/wild-hogs-more-mere-nuisance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/wild-hogs-more-mere-nuisance#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Equipment Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:19:00 +0000 122211 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>WILD HOGS reproduce quickly, have few natural predators and can cause damage and spread disease, making them more than a mere nuisance to humans.</p>