Livestock http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en Agriculture-related legal issues focus of April 17 meeting http://deltafarmpress.com/government/agriculture-related-legal-issues-focus-april-17-meeting <div class="field-deck"> Register now for the Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We’re very focused on farming and practical legal challenges producers are facing -- less of an academic-type conference."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/agriculture-related-legal-issues-focus-april-17-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/agriculture-related-legal-issues-focus-april-17-meeting#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Conferences Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:56:00 +0000 123961 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">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 Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Farm bill update: your questions answered http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-update-your-questions-answered <div class="field-byline"> Bobby Coats </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With just one week to go, Bobby Coats, professor in the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, and Anita Wilson, agricultural program specialist with USDA FSA office in Arkansas, answer your most pressing questions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-update-your-questions-answered" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-update-your-questions-answered#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Farm Bill Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:59:00 +0000 123861 at http://deltafarmpress.com Want a good job? Students should think agriculture... http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/want-good-job-students-should-think-agriculture <div class="node-body blog-body">“There has never been a better, more exciting, time for young people to choose careers in agriculture than right now,” says George Hopper, Mississippi State University.</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/want-good-job-students-should-think-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/want-good-job-students-should-think-agriculture#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Columnists GPS Technology Farm Press Blog Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:30:00 +0000 123851 at http://deltafarmpress.com Ag Day salutes America's farmers, ranchers http://deltafarmpress.com/ag-day-salutes-americas-farmers-ranchers <div class="node-body link-body">"...numbers, dry statistics offer a significant amount of information about our most important industry. What I know about U.S. farmers, however, deals more with emotion than arithmetic. I routinely witness the heart and soul of the U.S. farm," writes Ron Smith, Southwest Farm Press editor.</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/CorbisBusinessAg001.jpg?1426604046" /> </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/ag-day-salutes-americas-farmers-ranchers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Tue, 17 Mar 2015 14:48:00 +0000 123651 at http://deltafarmpress.com A visit with Louisiana Rep. Ralph Abraham http://deltafarmpress.com/government/visit-louisiana-rep-ralph-abraham <div class="field-deck"> Representing the largest row crop district in the nation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What's in store for House Agriculture Committee in new year?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/visit-louisiana-rep-ralph-abraham" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/visit-louisiana-rep-ralph-abraham#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Livestock Markets Government Legislation Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:46:00 +0000 122411 at http://deltafarmpress.com Crop insurance and SNAP cuts, ‘actively engaged’ definition http://deltafarmpress.com/government/crop-insurance-and-snap-cuts-actively-engaged-definition <div class="field-deck"> House Agriculture Committee hears from Vilsack </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Vilsack explains White House approach to agriculture budget.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/crop-insurance-and-snap-cuts-actively-engaged-definition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/crop-insurance-and-snap-cuts-actively-engaged-definition#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Farm Bill Mon, 16 Feb 2015 20:17:00 +0000 122781 at http://deltafarmpress.com Farm bill 'most complex' - Rep. Rick Crawford http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-most-complex-rep-rick-crawford <div class="field-deck"> FARM BILL, TRADE PACTS, CUBA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"I want fair trade. People tend to use ‘free’ and ‘fair’ trade interchangeably but they aren’t the same thing. I want our farmers to have a fair deal."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-most-complex-rep-rick-crawford" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-most-complex-rep-rick-crawford#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Farm Bill Import and Export Legislation Regulations Fri, 06 Feb 2015 14:36:00 +0000 121971 at http://deltafarmpress.com Obama budget would take chop at crop insurance http://deltafarmpress.com/government/obama-budget-would-take-chop-crop-insurance <div class="field-deck"> Also proposed: food safety oversight consolidation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">White House releases fiscal year 2016 budget.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/obama-budget-would-take-chop-crop-insurance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/obama-budget-would-take-chop-crop-insurance#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Government Crop Tue, 03 Feb 2015 17:44:00 +0000 122231 at http://deltafarmpress.com Young beef producers might learn from grain farmers' pain http://deltafarmpress.com/young-beef-producers-might-learn-grain-farmers-pain <div class="node-body link-body">Virginia Tech economist Dave Kohl lists the characteristics of young farmers at greatest risk as we enter the grain-price downturn.</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/DFPLivestockBeef001_9.jpg?1421936845" /> </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/young-beef-producers-might-learn-grain-farmers-pain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Livestock Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:24:00 +0000 121501 at http://deltafarmpress.com