Orchard Crops http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6081/more en Senate tax extender package includes benefits for agriculture http://deltafarmpress.com/government/senate-tax-extender-package-includes-benefits-agriculture <div class="field-deck"> Section 179, Biodiesel Tax Incentive, waterways infrastructure </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One-year 'fix' for farmers in Senate tax extender package.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/senate-tax-extender-package-includes-benefits-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/senate-tax-extender-package-includes-benefits-agriculture#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Equipment & Supplies Finance Legislation Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:45:00 +0000 120741 at http://deltafarmpress.com What will major shift in U.S. policy toward Cuba mean for agriculture? http://deltafarmpress.com/government/what-will-major-shift-us-policy-toward-cuba-mean-agriculture <div class="field-deck"> Rice would benefit greatly if trade barriers lifted </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Obama moves to ease U.S. trade and travel restrictions on Cuba.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/what-will-major-shift-us-policy-toward-cuba-mean-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/what-will-major-shift-us-policy-toward-cuba-mean-agriculture#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Import and Export Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:40:00 +0000 120661 at http://deltafarmpress.com Senate passes $1.1 trillion spending package http://deltafarmpress.com/government/senate-passes-11-trillion-spending-package <div class="field-deck"> Addresses Waterways of the U.S proposed rule </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Senate passes spending bill for 2015 fiscal year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/senate-passes-11-trillion-spending-package" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/senate-passes-11-trillion-spending-package#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Equipment Equipment & Supplies Legislation Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:16:00 +0000 120611 at http://deltafarmpress.com House passes one-year tax extender package http://deltafarmpress.com/government/house-passes-one-year-tax-extender-package <div class="field-deck"> Section 179 provision back to higher levels </div> <div class="node-body article-body">House votes to allow Section 179 to revert to $500,000/$2 million levels for 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/house-passes-one-year-tax-extender-package" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/house-passes-one-year-tax-extender-package#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Equipment Farm Equipment Thu, 04 Dec 2014 16:47:00 +0000 119941 at http://deltafarmpress.com As pecan harvest advances, prices 'very good' http://deltafarmpress.com/orchard-crops/pecan-harvest-advances-prices-very-good <div class="field-byline"> Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="field-deck"> Louisiana industry still catching up from 2011 drought </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Louisiana’s pecan harvest started in October ago and will run through late December, said LSU AgCenter pecan specialist Charlie Graham. He expects about 15 million pounds of pecans to be harvested in Louisiana this year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/orchard-crops/pecan-harvest-advances-prices-very-good" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/orchard-crops/pecan-harvest-advances-prices-very-good#comments Orchard Crops Pecans Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:45:00 +0000 119531 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>LSU AGCENTER pecan specialist Charlie Graham holds pecans that were harvested from trees at the Pecan Research and Extension Station in Shreveport.</em></p> (Photo by Olivia McClure/LSU AgCenter) Undocumented farmworkers shown no favoritism in Obama immigration plan http://deltafarmpress.com/government/undocumented-farmworkers-shown-no-favoritism-obama-immigration-plan <div class="field-deck"> Between 500,000 and 1.75 million working in United States </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Agriculture reacts to Obama immigration plan.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/undocumented-farmworkers-shown-no-favoritism-obama-immigration-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/undocumented-farmworkers-shown-no-favoritism-obama-immigration-plan#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Government Hired Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:09:00 +0000 119701 at http://deltafarmpress.com Reversing the impact of salt on cropland http://deltafarmpress.com/management/reversing-impact-salt-cropland <div class="field-deck"> Report looks at world’s irrigated acreage, problems with salt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With world population headed towards nine billion, concerns on the rise over salt degradation of cropland.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/reversing-impact-salt-cropland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/reversing-impact-salt-cropland#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Government Management Irrigation Technology Irrigation Salinity Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:19:00 +0000 119331 at http://deltafarmpress.com Global seed vault offers world agriculture protection, hope http://deltafarmpress.com/management/global-seed-vault-offers-world-agriculture-protection-hope <div class="field-deck"> Catching up with Cary Fowler </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What's the latest from the Svalbard seed vault?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/global-seed-vault-offers-world-agriculture-protection-hope" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/global-seed-vault-offers-world-agriculture-protection-hope#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Government Management Agriculture Technology Miscellaneous Government Sustainable Agriculture Equipment & Supplies Thu, 06 Nov 2014 19:12:00 +0000 119221 at http://deltafarmpress.com Sensors increasingly important for Mid-South agriculture http://deltafarmpress.com/agriculture-technology/sensors-increasingly-important-mid-south-agriculture <div class="field-deck"> Catching up with agricultural engineer Earl Vories </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An update on sensor technology research in the Mid-South.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/agriculture-technology/sensors-increasingly-important-mid-south-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/agriculture-technology/sensors-increasingly-important-mid-south-agriculture#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Fertilizers Thu, 09 Oct 2014 06:50:00 +0000 118591 at http://deltafarmpress.com Railcar dearth, conservation easements and FSA modernization http://deltafarmpress.com/government/railcar-dearth-conservation-easements-and-fsa-modernization <div class="field-deck"> USDA’s Vilsack addresses pressing agricultural issues </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Where are the railcars needed to transport bumper grain crops?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/railcar-dearth-conservation-easements-and-fsa-modernization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/railcar-dearth-conservation-easements-and-fsa-modernization#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Farm Bill Import and Export Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:09:00 +0000 118111 at http://deltafarmpress.com