Orchard Crops http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6081/more en First annual Agricultural Law Conference set for May 16 http://deltafarmpress.com/government/first-annual-agricultural-law-conference-set-may-16 <div class="field-deck"> Tunica, Miss., will host Mid-South agriculture-related conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We’ve designed this so that anyone involved in agriculture -- ag lenders, businessmen -- will find it very pertinent.” -- Harrison Pittman.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/first-annual-agricultural-law-conference-set-may-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/first-annual-agricultural-law-conference-set-may-16#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Crop Farm Bill Regulations Regulatory Branch Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:43:00 +0000 114211 at http://deltafarmpress.com Arkansas making irrigation schedule training priority http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-making-irrigation-schedule-training-priority <div class="field-deck"> Arkansas Water Plan, economics behind move </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Saving money at top of list for using irrigation scheduler.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-making-irrigation-schedule-training-priority" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-making-irrigation-schedule-training-priority#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Equipment Sustainable Agriculture Irrigation Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:55:00 +0000 114251 at http://deltafarmpress.com Disaster program sign-up starts April 15 for farmers, ranchers http://deltafarmpress.com/government/disaster-program-sign-starts-april-15-farmers-ranchers <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="field-deck"> Livestock programs retroactive to 2011 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers able to sign up for disaster programs starting on April 15.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/disaster-program-sign-starts-april-15-farmers-ranchers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/disaster-program-sign-starts-april-15-farmers-ranchers#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Disaster Aid Farm Bill Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:14:00 +0000 114001 at http://deltafarmpress.com Farmers urged to register early for FSA programs http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farmers-urged-register-early-fsa-programs <div class="field-deck"> April 15 target date </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you want to participate in FSA-run programs, early sign-up may be the way to go. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farmers-urged-register-early-fsa-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farmers-urged-register-early-fsa-programs#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Farm Bill Regulations Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:10:00 +0000 113471 at http://deltafarmpress.com Tax fixes, fuel tanks, privacy and aquaculture http://deltafarmpress.com/government/tax-fixes-fuel-tanks-privacy-and-aquaculture <div class="field-deck"> Arkansas Rep. Rick Crawford’s efforts on behalf of agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Post-farm bill concerns for Mid-South agriculture outlined by Arkansas Rep. Rick Crawford.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/tax-fixes-fuel-tanks-privacy-and-aquaculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/tax-fixes-fuel-tanks-privacy-and-aquaculture#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Farm Bill Legislation Wed, 19 Mar 2014 06:00:00 +0000 113251 at http://deltafarmpress.com New, resistant pigweed hybrid confirmed in Mississippi http://deltafarmpress.com/management/new-resistant-pigweed-hybrid-confirmed-mississippi <div class="field-deck"> Spiny amaranth/Palmer hybrid ringing alarm bells </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Mississippi pigweed hybrid is latest development in resistant weed saga. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/new-resistant-pigweed-hybrid-confirmed-mississippi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/new-resistant-pigweed-hybrid-confirmed-mississippi#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Management Crops Resistant Weeds Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:01:00 +0000 113141 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>A SPINY AMARANTH/Palmer hybrid discovered in a Mississippi cotton field. Notice the flower head with male flowers between zero and 3 inches and fuzzier female flowers between 3 and 5 inches.</p> <p>THE HYBRID&rsquo;S STALK with the leaves removed to show the spines.</p> New USDA agriculture census report shows trends http://deltafarmpress.com/government/new-usda-agriculture-census-report-shows-trends <div class="field-deck"> An interview with the NASS Administrator </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Key findings in preliminary 2012 Agriculture Census.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/new-usda-agriculture-census-report-shows-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/new-usda-agriculture-census-report-shows-trends#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government NASS Thu, 06 Mar 2014 09:37:00 +0000 112571 at http://deltafarmpress.com North Mississippi producers offer research wish list http://deltafarmpress.com/management/north-mississippi-producers-offer-research-wish-list <div class="node-body article-body">North Mississippi farmers came to the annual Mississippi State University Producer Advisory Council meeting to offer a wish list of research, staffing, and support efforts they’d like to see in the months ahead.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/north-mississippi-producers-offer-research-wish-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/north-mississippi-producers-offer-research-wish-list#comments Cotton Soybeans Peanuts Orchard Crops Management Miscellaneous Cereal Grains Cotton Crops Fruits Grains Nuts Peanut Soybean Sweet potatoes Thu, 06 Mar 2014 09:05:00 +0000 112561 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>DOUGLAS KITCHENS, from left, Baldwyn, Miss.; Rett Swann and Hal Swann, Guntown, Miss.; and David Bennett, Jr., Ashland, Miss., were among those attending the annul Producer Advisory Council meeting for north Mississippi.</strong></em></p> New EPA label requirements for neonicotinoid insecticides http://deltafarmpress.com/management/new-epa-label-requirements-neonicotinoid-insecticides <div class="node-body video-body">Farmers and consultants who have beekeepers and their hives nearby will face a new EPA label requirement when the 2014 crop season begins. The new label says growers cannot spray neonicotinoid insecticides during the flowering period for their crops.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/new-epa-label-requirements-neonicotinoid-insecticides" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/new-epa-label-requirements-neonicotinoid-insecticides#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Government Management Insecticides Fri, 28 Feb 2014 13:32:00 +0000 112651 at http://deltafarmpress.com ‘Significantly different’ farm bill will need education on provisions http://deltafarmpress.com/government/significantly-different-farm-bill-will-need-education-provisions <div class="node-body article-body">The ink has hardly had time to dry on the finally-passed 2012 farm bill, but says John Anderson, farmers need to be spending time delving into its provisions and getting prepared to comply with new, often complex rules.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/significantly-different-farm-bill-will-need-education-provisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/significantly-different-farm-bill-will-need-education-provisions#comments Cotton Soybeans Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment 2012 Farm Bill American Farm Bureau Federation Cereal Grains Corn Cotton Crop insurance Fruits Income Rice Wheat Sat, 22 Feb 2014 15:25:00 +0000 112521 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>JOHN ANDERSON, left, deputy senior economist for the American Farm Bureau Federation, Washington, discussed provisions of the new farm bill at the annual meeting of the North Mississippi Producer Advisory Council. With him, from left, are Angus Catchot, Mississippi State University Extension entomology professor; Trent Irby, MSU assistant Extension professor of plant and soil sciences; and Jay Phelps, consultant, Pontotoc, Miss.</strong></em></p>