Livestock http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en 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 Hard choices for farm bill sign-up http://deltafarmpress.com/management/hard-choices-farm-bill-sign <div class="field-byline"> Duane Dailey, University of Missouri Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Crop farmers have hard decisions to make under the 2014 farm bill. This farm bill is like nothing you’ve seen before,” says Scott Brown, University of Missouri agricultural economist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/hard-choices-farm-bill-sign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/hard-choices-farm-bill-sign#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:31:00 +0000 119551 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press Calendar of Events http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-farm-press-calendar-events <div class="node-body article-body">Important meetings, trade shows, field days and conferences for those involved in Mid-South agriculture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-farm-press-calendar-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-farm-press-calendar-events#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Events Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com It's not too early to start preparing spring pastures http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/its-not-too-early-start-preparing-spring-pastures <div class="field-byline"> Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="field-deck"> Attack weeds and address fertility issues </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>It&rsquo;s not too early to start preparing spring pastures by attacking weeds and addressing fertility issues, LSU AgCenter experts advised at an early November beef cattle producer program in Opelousas, La.</p> <p>LSU AgCenter weed scientist Ron Strahan said good rainfall didn&rsquo;t just benefit forage. &ldquo;It was a great growing season for weeds,&rdquo; he said. &ldquo;I expect a bumper crop of weeds this year in our pastures.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/its-not-too-early-start-preparing-spring-pastures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/its-not-too-early-start-preparing-spring-pastures#comments Livestock Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:06:00 +0000 119511 at http://deltafarmpress.com Farmers, ag technology providers reach agreement on big data http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farmers-ag-technology-providers-reach-agreement-big-data <div class="field-byline"> American Farm Bureau Federation </div> <div class="field-deck"> Privacy and security principles expected to accelerate technology adoption </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A coalition of major farm organizations and agriculture technology providers have reached an agreement on data privacy and security principles that will encourage the use and development of a full range of innovative, technology-driven tools and services to boost the productivity, efficiency and profitability of American agriculture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farmers-ag-technology-providers-reach-agreement-big-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farmers-ag-technology-providers-reach-agreement-big-data#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:42:00 +0000 119501 at http://deltafarmpress.com The collision between wild pigs, agriculture and hunting http://deltafarmpress.com/management/collision-between-wild-pigs-agriculture-and-hunting <div class="field-deck"> Push-pull dynamic means problem likely to persist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Expert weighs in on wild pigs population in North America.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/collision-between-wild-pigs-agriculture-and-hunting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/collision-between-wild-pigs-agriculture-and-hunting#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Management Swine Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:51:00 +0000 119211 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>JOHN &ldquo;JACK&rdquo; MAYER holding two wild pig skulls. The largest is &quot;Monster Pig&quot; shot by young Jamison Stone in Alabama several years ago.</p> Prepare livestock for colder, wetter winter http://deltafarmpress.com/prepare-livestock-colder-wetter-winter <div class="node-body link-body">This winter has been predicted to be colder and wetter than average with more snow than usual. Many winter preparedness steps for livestock are common sense, but they are easily overlooked.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="Cow and calf in snow in Arkansas, 2011." src="http://deltafarmpress.com/site-files/deltafarmpress.com/files/UArkLivestock.jpg?1415202811" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/prepare-livestock-colder-wetter-winter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Livestock Wed, 05 Nov 2014 15:48:00 +0000 119311 at http://deltafarmpress.com Cow and calf in the snow in this 2011 file photo taken in Boone Co., Ark. (U of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture photo by Nita Cooper) Arkansas Farm Bill Workshops scheduled for farmers http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-farm-bill-workshops-scheduled-farmers <div class="field-byline"> Mary Hightower, Division of Agriculture, University of Arkansas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New Farm Bill Workshop Sessions have been added to the more than one dozen already scheduled across Arkansas, including four sessions devoted to the computer-based Farm Bill Decision Aid.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-farm-bill-workshops-scheduled-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-farm-bill-workshops-scheduled-farmers#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Sun, 02 Nov 2014 14:39:00 +0000 119241 at http://deltafarmpress.com Brahman influence in Louisiana cattle http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/brahman-influence-louisiana-cattle <div class="field-byline"> Johnny Morgan, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The traditional stereotype for cattle with high Brahman influence has been that the meat is too tough. But with improved genetics, that seems to be changing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/brahman-influence-louisiana-cattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/brahman-influence-louisiana-cattle#comments Livestock Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:33:00 +0000 118981 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>BRAHMAN CATTLE at the LSU AgCenter Ben Hur Research Farm in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.</em> (Photo by John Wozniak)</p> 5 areas beef producers should assess http://deltafarmpress.com/5-areas-beef-producers-should-assess <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Fall is a time for beef producers to assess the past growing season and prepare for the upcoming winter months. Evaluating the forage base and livestock performance can help identify changes that need to be made in upcoming growing seasons.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://deltafarmpress.com/site-files/deltafarmpress.com/files/DFPLivestockBeef003_6.jpg?1412082544" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/5-areas-beef-producers-should-assess" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Livestock Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:05:00 +0000 118561 at http://deltafarmpress.com