Orchard Crops http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6081/more en Uptick in agriculture-related jobs to keep kids on the farm? http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/uptick-agriculture-related-jobs-keep-kids-farm <div class="node-body blog-body">Without even the barest knowledge of agriculture, “our students are vulnerable to misinformation that sometimes vilifies farmers.” -- Karen Ballard.</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/uptick-agriculture-related-jobs-keep-kids-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/uptick-agriculture-related-jobs-keep-kids-farm#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Management Employee Farm Press Blog Mon, 01 Jun 2015 13:56:00 +0000 125631 at http://deltafarmpress.com EPA releases final Waters of the U.S. rule http://deltafarmpress.com/government/epa-releases-final-waters-us-rule <div class="field-deck"> Loud opposition remains despite changes </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Critics of the EPA Waters of the U.S. rule contend it would extend federal control, under the Clean Water Act, over navigable waters to include things like field-side ditches.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/epa-releases-final-waters-us-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/epa-releases-final-waters-us-rule#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Legislation Regulations Regulatory Branch Thu, 28 May 2015 18:17:00 +0000 125771 at http://deltafarmpress.com Hearing on pollinators highlights USDA/EPA rift http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/hearing-pollinators-highlights-usdaepa-rift <div class="field-deck"> Pollinator health issues front and center </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Terse letter from USDA to EPA takes center stage during House pollinator health hearing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/hearing-pollinators-highlights-usdaepa-rift" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/hearing-pollinators-highlights-usdaepa-rift#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Government Management Pesticides Fri, 15 May 2015 14:30:00 +0000 125321 at http://deltafarmpress.com Arkansas NRCS: funding for innovation grants http://deltafarmpress.com/government/arkansas-nrcs-funding-innovation-grants <div class="field-byline"> Arkansas NRCS office </div> <div class="field-deck"> Some $300,000 for grants available </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Mike Sullivan, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) state conservationist, has announced approximately $300,000 in funding is available through the Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) program to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies within Arkansas.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/arkansas-nrcs-funding-innovation-grants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/arkansas-nrcs-funding-innovation-grants#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Fri, 15 May 2015 14:18:00 +0000 125221 at http://deltafarmpress.com ‘Superweeds’ - common fallacies and an interesting study http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/superweeds-common-fallacies-and-interesting-study <div class="field-byline"> Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Weed Specialist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"The truth is that Roundup did not create superweeds, but rather superweeds defeated Roundup." -- Larry Steckel, weed specialist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/superweeds-common-fallacies-and-interesting-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/superweeds-common-fallacies-and-interesting-study#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Management Weed Control Resistant Weeds Tue, 12 May 2015 12:31:00 +0000 125181 at http://deltafarmpress.com Estate planning for farmers: a basic primer http://deltafarmpress.com/management/estate-planning-farmers-basic-primer <div class="field-deck"> A report from the Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farm families have the same issues as families from other professions. “As estate planners, we mustn’t get stuck into one thing and think that’s all these families care about,” said Stan Miller of Little Rock-based McChain, Miller & Nissman.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/estate-planning-farmers-basic-primer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/estate-planning-farmers-basic-primer#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Estate Planning Wed, 06 May 2015 13:29:00 +0000 124921 at http://deltafarmpress.com Flairimages, iStock Payment limitations and estate planning for farmers: avoiding pitfalls http://deltafarmpress.com/management/payment-limitations-and-estate-planning-farmers-avoiding-pitfalls <div class="field-deck"> A report from the Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Payment limitations run into conflicts with estate planners all the time. What we spend a couple of months putting together, estate planners can destroy overnight.” -- Robert Serio. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/payment-limitations-and-estate-planning-farmers-avoiding-pitfalls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/payment-limitations-and-estate-planning-farmers-avoiding-pitfalls#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Estate Planning Fri, 01 May 2015 12:19:00 +0000 124911 at http://deltafarmpress.com Mississippi versus Memphis in major water dispute http://deltafarmpress.com/government/mississippi-versus-memphis-major-water-dispute <div class="field-deck"> Report from the Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Back in 2005, Mississippi filed its first complaint against the city and the water utility. Mississippi argues that the water within the borders of the state is a sovereign resource that Tennessee has no right to.” -- Stephanie Showalter Otts, director of the National Sea Grant Law Center.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/mississippi-versus-memphis-major-water-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/mississippi-versus-memphis-major-water-dispute#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Government Management Irrigation Technology Irrigation Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:08:00 +0000 124901 at http://deltafarmpress.com Is water quality trading coming to the Mid-South? http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/water-quality-trading-coming-mid-south <div class="field-deck"> A report from the Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New market possible for Mid-South producers?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/water-quality-trading-coming-mid-south" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/water-quality-trading-coming-mid-south#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Markets Government Management Irrigation Nutrient Supply Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:58:00 +0000 124891 at http://deltafarmpress.com Mid-South conservation projects receive NRCS funding http://deltafarmpress.com/government/mid-south-conservation-projects-receive-nrcs-funding <div class="field-deck"> Projects aim to help critical watersheds, improve agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced the first set of projects it will be funding to improve water quality in critical watersheds. The $100 million that will be spent over the life of the 2014 farm bill will also “strengthen agricultural operations” according to the department.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/mid-south-conservation-projects-receive-nrcs-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/mid-south-conservation-projects-receive-nrcs-funding#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Government Irrigation Technology Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:27:00 +0000 124461 at http://deltafarmpress.com