Peanuts http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6071/more en Section 179 extension part of Senate Finance Committee bill http://deltafarmpress.com/government/section-179-extension-part-senate-finance-committee-bill <div class="field-deck"> Bill would extend agriculture-friendly provisions through 2016 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Section 179 allows farmers to expense and depreciate property they have purchased or repaired for their operations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/section-179-extension-part-senate-finance-committee-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/section-179-extension-part-senate-finance-committee-bill#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Buying/Purchasing Legislation Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:39:00 +0000 127421 at http://deltafarmpress.com Winning the peanut wars: Part II http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/winning-peanut-wars-part-ii <div class="node-body video-body">Boron is one of those nutrients that can be overlooked in a peanut fertility program, but it can make a difference in yields, according to Mississippi State University Extension peanut specialist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/winning-peanut-wars-part-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/winning-peanut-wars-part-ii#comments Peanuts Thu, 23 Jul 2015 02:49:00 +0000 127351 at http://deltafarmpress.com PPO-resistant pigweeds confirmed in Arkansas, Tennessee http://deltafarmpress.com/weed-control/ppo-resistant-pigweeds-confirmed-arkansas-tennessee <div class="field-deck"> Mid-South pigweeds overcome yet another chemistry </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"PPO products have been the bedrock of our weed control programs for years. To lose them, especially post, is a big blow." -- Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee weed specialist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/weed-control/ppo-resistant-pigweeds-confirmed-arkansas-tennessee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/weed-control/ppo-resistant-pigweeds-confirmed-arkansas-tennessee#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Weed Control Resistant Weeds Wed, 22 Jul 2015 20:45:00 +0000 127341 at http://deltafarmpress.com Suspect PPO-resistant pigweed fields showing up everywhere http://deltafarmpress.com/weed-control/suspect-ppo-resistant-pigweed-fields-showing-everywhere <div class="field-byline"> Bob Scott, University of Arkansas Extension Weed Specialist </div> <div class="field-deck"> New resistance development means big headaches </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"I have been in several fields this year where it does appear that either Valor PRE or Flexstar POST, or both, have failed." -- Bob Scott.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/weed-control/suspect-ppo-resistant-pigweed-fields-showing-everywhere" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/weed-control/suspect-ppo-resistant-pigweed-fields-showing-everywhere#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Management Weed Control Resistant Weeds Wed, 22 Jul 2015 18:56:00 +0000 127331 at http://deltafarmpress.com Winning the peanut wars: Part I http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/winning-peanut-wars-part-i <div class="node-body video-body">Peanut farmers battle elements in early season; hope for better weather for remainder of the peanut growing season, Mississippi Extension peanut specialist says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/winning-peanut-wars-part-i" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/peanuts/winning-peanut-wars-part-i#comments Peanuts Tue, 21 Jul 2015 21:55:00 +0000 127311 at http://deltafarmpress.com 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, 15 Jul 2015 11:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com How to build an effective farm employee review system http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/how-build-effective-farm-employee-review-system <div class="field-byline"> Kevin Spafford </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farm employee reviews offer a valuable way to help build a strong farm team, which has value as you look at a range of transition issues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/how-build-effective-farm-employee-review-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/how-build-effective-farm-employee-review-system#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Management Tue, 16 Jun 2015 13:49:00 +0000 126211 at http://deltafarmpress.com Resources available for flood-impacted Arkansas farmers, ranchers http://deltafarmpress.com/government/resources-available-flood-impacted-arkansas-farmers-ranchers <div class="field-byline"> Bobby Coats, University of Arkansas </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The University of Arkansas and USDA&rsquo;s Farm Service Agency and Natural Resources Conservation Service are providing information about disaster assistance program and crop insurance to help farmers and ranchers who have been adversely affected by recent heavy rains and flooding.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/resources-available-flood-impacted-arkansas-farmers-ranchers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/resources-available-flood-impacted-arkansas-farmers-ranchers#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Peanuts Livestock Government Management Equipment Flooding Thu, 11 Jun 2015 13:30:00 +0000 126121 at http://deltafarmpress.com University of Arkansas Farm succession planning – where to start http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/farm-succession-planning-where-start <div class="field-byline"> Kevin Spafford </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>By the time they contacted me, this well-intended couple was nearly to the end of their patience. They&rsquo;d been to attorneys, asked their accountant and talked to the banker, but they couldn&rsquo;t get any definitive suggestions about where to start planning for succession. They felt like they were running in circles, asking a variety of questions and getting an even bigger range of expert opinions &mdash; often about topics completely unrelated to their concerns.</p> <p>What they really wanted to know was, &ldquo;Based on our situation:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/farm-succession-planning-where-start" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/farm-succession-planning-where-start#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Management Thu, 04 Jun 2015 14:32:00 +0000 125921 at http://deltafarmpress.com Photo: Thinkstock Uptick in agriculture-related jobs to keep kids on the farm? http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/uptick-agriculture-related-jobs-keep-kids-farm <div class="node-body blog-body">Without even the barest knowledge of agriculture, “our students are vulnerable to misinformation that sometimes vilifies farmers.” -- Karen Ballard.</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/uptick-agriculture-related-jobs-keep-kids-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/uptick-agriculture-related-jobs-keep-kids-farm#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Management Employee Farm Press Blog Mon, 01 Jun 2015 13:56:00 +0000 125631 at http://deltafarmpress.com