Peanuts http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6071/more en Mississippi consultants announce 2016 scholarship winners http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mississippi-consultants-announce-2016-scholarship-winners <div class="node-body article-body">William Jeffrey Mansour, Greenville, Miss., and John Hartley North, Madison, Miss., are 2016 winners of scholarships from the Mississippi Agricultural Consultants Association.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mississippi-consultants-announce-2016-scholarship-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mississippi-consultants-announce-2016-scholarship-winners#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Markets Management Equipment Groups & Organizations Field Crops Insects Soybean Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:01:00 +0000 132271 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><strong><em>Bill Pellum, left, Clarksdale, Miss., consultant, presents a scholarship from the Mississippi Agricultural Consultants Association to Mississippi State University graduate student John Hartley North, while Justin George, right, a Merigold, Miss., consultant and MACA president, presents a second scholarship to MSU graduate student William Jeffrey Mansour. The awards were announced at the organization&rsquo;s annual meeting.</em></strong></p> How are ag lenders approaching 2016? http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/how-are-ag-lenders-approaching-2016 <div class="field-deck"> A report from the 2016 Arkansas Soybean Association Annual Meeting </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In agriculture, lenders back producers in all sorts of economic climates. With the recent market downturns, what is the lender's perspective for 2016?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/how-are-ag-lenders-approaching-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/how-are-ag-lenders-approaching-2016#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Management Miscellaneous Finance Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:40:00 +0000 132091 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Brothers <strong><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/perry-galloway-108-bushel-soybeans-north-central-arkansas" target="_blank">Charles and Perry Galloway</a></strong>, of Gregory, were both honored at the meeting for breaking the 100-bushel-per-acre yield threshold in 2015. Perry cut a field of 108.76 bushel soybeans while Charles&rsquo; field yielded just under 101 bushels.</p> Photo: Delta Farm Press Farmers on sounder financial footing now than in 1980s crisis, ag banker says http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farmers-sounder-financial-footing-now-1980s-crisis-ag-banker-says <div class="node-body article-body">“Unlike the crisis of the 1980s, today’s commercial farmers are, for the most part, in sound condition,” says Gary Gaines, retiring president/CEO of Mississippi Land Bank. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farmers-sounder-financial-footing-now-1980s-crisis-ag-banker-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farmers-sounder-financial-footing-now-1980s-crisis-ag-banker-says#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Finance Management Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:19:00 +0000 132141 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>Gary Gaines, center, retired at the end of January as president/CEO of Mississippi Land Bank, after 43 years in the Farm Credit system. With him are his successor, Craig Shideler, left, and Abbott Myers, Dundee, Miss., farmer and board chairman of the bank.</strong></em></p> Farm bill spending criticism off target — again http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/farm-bill-spending-criticism-target-again <div class="node-body blog-body">Activists groups begin piling on after falling crop prices drive up spending for farm bill programs.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/farm-bill-spending-criticism-target-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/farm-bill-spending-criticism-target-again#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Farm Press Blog Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:01:00 +0000 132241 at http://deltafarmpress.com Arkansas Agriculture Department Opens 2016 Century Farm Program http://deltafarmpress.com/government/arkansas-agriculture-department-opens-2016-century-farm-program <div class="field-byline"> The Arkansas Agriculture Department </div> <div class="field-deck"> Applications must be postmarked by May 31, 2016 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Century Farm program honors Arkansas’ rich agricultural heritage; since its beginning in 2012 under the AAD, 297 farms and families have been certified.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/arkansas-agriculture-department-opens-2016-century-farm-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/arkansas-agriculture-department-opens-2016-century-farm-program#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Miscellaneous Events Mon, 01 Feb 2016 18:08:00 +0000 132131 at http://deltafarmpress.com Survey shows cotton producers could increase acres in 2016 http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/survey-shows-cotton-producers-could-increase-acres-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Farm Futures, Delta Farm Press survey shows growers want to increase cotton acres by 7 percent in 2016. Nationwide, corn acres could be up and soybeans down.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/survey-shows-cotton-producers-could-increase-acres-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/survey-shows-cotton-producers-could-increase-acres-2016#comments Cotton Peanuts Markets Management Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:05:00 +0000 132121 at http://deltafarmpress.com Photo: Delta Farm Press Is an LLC right for your farm? http://deltafarmpress.com/management/llc-right-your-farm <div class="node-body article-body">A limited liability company (LLC) for a farm allows shared ownership, clearly defined management structure and liability limited to assets of the company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/llc-right-your-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/llc-right-your-farm#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Management Equipment Fri, 29 Jan 2016 16:08:00 +0000 132041 at http://deltafarmpress.com Photo: Getty Images 2016 Delta Ag Expo attendees hear about competitiveness issues http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/2016-delta-ag-expo-attendees-hear-about-competitiveness-issues <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Delta Ag Expo promises to deliver the latest in production, marketing and new technology information, and this year's Expo -- the 43rd -- didn't disappoint.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/2016-delta-ag-expo-attendees-hear-about-competitiveness-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/2016-delta-ag-expo-attendees-hear-about-competitiveness-issues#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Markets Government Management Equipment Mon, 25 Jan 2016 12:59:00 +0000 131911 at http://deltafarmpress.com Perfect herbicide: Don’t expect help from new chemistry and this is why http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/perfect-herbicide-don-t-expect-help-new-chemistry-and-why <div class="field-byline"> Stanley Culpepper and William Vencill </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Let’s say we want to try to bring new herbicide chemistry to the farm today and make that perfect herbicide. What do we need to do?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/perfect-herbicide-don-t-expect-help-new-chemistry-and-why" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/perfect-herbicide-don-t-expect-help-new-chemistry-and-why#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:24:00 +0000 131891 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 Fri, 22 Jan 2016 12:04:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>Feb. 26-27: 2016 Mid-South Farm and Gin Show, Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis, Tenn. Co-sponsored by the Southern Cotton Ginners and Delta Farm Press.</em></p> Photo: Delta Farm Press