Orchard Crops http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6081/more en 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 Waterways of the U.S. proposed rule ‘a gross overreach’ http://deltafarmpress.com/government/waterways-us-proposed-rule-gross-overreach <div class="field-deck"> A report from the Agricultural Council of Arkansas summer meeting </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Full plate of issues for Agricultural Council of Arkansas summer meeting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/waterways-us-proposed-rule-gross-overreach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/waterways-us-proposed-rule-gross-overreach#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Legislation Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:53:00 +0000 117851 at http://deltafarmpress.com What are the key issues for UAV use in agriculture? http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/what-are-key-issues-uav-use-agriculture <div class="field-deck"> Report from the Southern Cotton Ginners Association summer meeting </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Drone use in U.S. agriculture is coming. What are some of the questions needing to answered?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/what-are-key-issues-uav-use-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/what-are-key-issues-uav-use-agriculture#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Farm Equipment Regulations Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:38:00 +0000 117101 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>AMONG THOSE ATTENDING the 2014 SCGA summer meeting were, from left, Kenneth Hood of Gunnison, Miss., George LaCour of Lettsworth, La., and Entira&rsquo;s Kaelin Hanks.</em></p> How can you make right farm bill program decisions? http://deltafarmpress.com/government/how-can-you-make-right-farm-bill-program-decisions <div class="field-deck"> Report from the 2014 Arkansas Rice Expo </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How to find right programs, balance with new farm bill programs?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/how-can-you-make-right-farm-bill-program-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/how-can-you-make-right-farm-bill-program-decisions#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Crop Fri, 08 Aug 2014 14:49:00 +0000 117271 at http://deltafarmpress.com Vilsack touts work done on new farm bill implementation http://deltafarmpress.com/government/vilsack-touts-work-done-new-farm-bill-implementation <div class="field-deck"> Lawmakers push for quick APH adjustment </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Major progress made in implementation of new farm bill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/vilsack-touts-work-done-new-farm-bill-implementation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/vilsack-touts-work-done-new-farm-bill-implementation#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Disaster Aid Drought Crop Farm Bill Thu, 07 Aug 2014 17:18:00 +0000 117341 at http://deltafarmpress.com