Orchard Crops http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6081/more en Agriculture gets into the ‘sharing’ act with MachineryLink http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/agriculture-gets-sharing-act-machinerylink <div class="field-deck"> Rent potential for idle farm equipment? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hosting a website for those looking to share equipment, MachineryLink is bringing farmers from across the country together.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/agriculture-gets-sharing-act-machinerylink" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/agriculture-gets-sharing-act-machinerylink#comments Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Equipment Tue, 07 Jun 2016 13:13:00 +0000 136111 at http://deltafarmpress.com 2017 agriculture appropriations bill addresses Mississippi interests http://deltafarmpress.com/government/2017-agriculture-appropriations-bill-addresses-mississippi-interests <div class="field-byline"> The office of Sen. Thad Cochran </div> <div class="field-deck"> Senate measure addresses ag research, rural development, water use research </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Senate bill supports federal agriculture, rural development, conservation programs, food safety, and nutrition assistance for children, families and seniors.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/2017-agriculture-appropriations-bill-addresses-mississippi-interests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/2017-agriculture-appropriations-bill-addresses-mississippi-interests#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Legislation Mon, 23 May 2016 14:56:00 +0000 135981 at http://deltafarmpress.com NRCS: $2.5 million available for Arkansas producers through EQIP http://deltafarmpress.com/government/nrcs-25-million-available-arkansas-producers-through-eqip <div class="field-byline"> The Arkansas NRCS office </div> <div class="field-deck"> June 10 application deadline </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The ranking process will consist of a screening tool and ranking questions. The screening tool will be used to make sure the best applications are selected.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/nrcs-25-million-available-arkansas-producers-through-eqip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/nrcs-25-million-available-arkansas-producers-through-eqip#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Irrigation Technology Government Fri, 13 May 2016 15:14:00 +0000 135751 at http://deltafarmpress.com Arkansas Agriculture Department opens 2016 Arkansas Century Farms Program http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-agriculture-department-opens-2016-arkansas-century-farms-program <div class="field-deck"> New applications accepted through May 31 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"In honoring those families who are part of this great tradition, the Arkansas Century Farm Program recognizes the historical relevance of the family farm and its important place in Arkansas's future." -- Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-agriculture-department-opens-2016-arkansas-century-farms-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-agriculture-department-opens-2016-arkansas-century-farms-program#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Management Miscellaneous Events Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:43:00 +0000 135091 at http://deltafarmpress.com Monsanto announces 2016 regional ‘Farm Mom of the Year’ winners http://deltafarmpress.com/management/monsanto-announces-2016-regional-farm-mom-year-winners <div class="field-deck"> National winner to be determined by America’s votes on Americasfarmers.com </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"We are thrilled to introduce America to our five new regional farm moms. We were impressed with their drive and willingness to speak out for agriculture, and we know America will be, too.” -- Tracy Mueller, Monsanto corporate brand manager.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/monsanto-announces-2016-regional-farm-mom-year-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/monsanto-announces-2016-regional-farm-mom-year-winners#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Orchard Crops Livestock Management Miscellaneous Events Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:58:00 +0000 134941 at http://deltafarmpress.com Arkansas Farm Bureau 2016 County Farm Families of the Year named http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/arkansas-farm-bureau-2016-county-farm-families-year-named <div class="field-byline"> Arkansas Farm Bureau </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“These families represent the pillars of our state. Congratulations to each of them on this recognition and we share our thanks to all those who have helped them succeed.” -- Randy Veach, president, Arkansas Farm Bureau.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/arkansas-farm-bureau-2016-county-farm-families-year-named" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/arkansas-farm-bureau-2016-county-farm-families-year-named#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Miscellaneous Events Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:33:00 +0000 134901 at http://deltafarmpress.com U.S. tractor company first approved in Cuba for 50 years http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/us-tractor-company-first-approved-cuba-50-years <div class="field-deck"> Cleber LLC aims to help Cuba’s small-acreage producers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We told (the Cubans) we’d not just design a tractor, but an open system manufacturing model. If you look at tractors and light equipment – backhoes, forklifts, trenchers, excavators – they can all be built with some very basic, common components." -- Horace Clemmons, Cleber, LLC.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/us-tractor-company-first-approved-cuba-50-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/us-tractor-company-first-approved-cuba-50-years#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Markets Government Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Equipment & Supplies Mon, 18 Apr 2016 15:55:00 +0000 134801 at http://deltafarmpress.com Cuba trade, the TPP, rice and legislature expectations http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/cuba-trade-tpp-rice-and-legislature-expectations <div class="field-deck"> Mid-South Ag & Environmental Law Conference in Memphis set for April 22 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Looking at how close Cuba is to the Mid-South, it makes a lot of sense for us to have a strong trade relationship with them." -- Wes Ward, Arkansas Agriculture Secretary.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/cuba-trade-tpp-rice-and-legislature-expectations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/cuba-trade-tpp-rice-and-legislature-expectations#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Management Conferences Fri, 15 Apr 2016 15:05:00 +0000 134751 at http://deltafarmpress.com Hold the cheating cheaters to account http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/hold-cheating-cheaters-account <div class="node-body blog-body">Provided ample opportunities and examples of cheating, U.S. officials have offered little but words enabling the thievery to continue.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/hold-cheating-cheaters-account" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/hold-cheating-cheaters-account#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Import and Export Farm Press Blog Tue, 12 Apr 2016 15:52:00 +0000 134591 at http://deltafarmpress.com Food companies agree to GMO labeling as opponents warn of consequences http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/food-companies-agree-gmo-labeling-opponents-warn-consequences <div class="field-deck"> Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference set for April 22 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">GMO-labeled food is coming to a grocery shelf near you. Despite a massive effort by manufacturers and agriculture-related companies to derail it.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/food-companies-agree-gmo-labeling-opponents-warn-consequences" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/food-companies-agree-gmo-labeling-opponents-warn-consequences#comments Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Agriculture Technology Marketing and Promotion Tue, 05 Apr 2016 14:25:00 +0000 134201 at http://deltafarmpress.com Photo: Getty Images