Livestock http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en Waters of U.S. rule blocked by federal judge http://deltafarmpress.com/government/waters-us-rule-blocked-federal-judge <div class="field-deck"> Controversial WOTUS rule would have gone into effect Friday </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Late Thursday (Aug. 27), Judge Ralph Erickson agreed to a preliminary injunction sought by 13 states suing to block the WOTUS rule saying it is “exceptionally expansive.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/waters-us-rule-blocked-federal-judge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/waters-us-rule-blocked-federal-judge#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Irrigation Technology Regulations Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:25:00 +0000 128341 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 Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Red River flooding causes $7 million damage to Louisiana agriculture http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/red-river-flooding-causes-7-million-damage-louisiana-agriculture <div class="field-byline"> Brandy Orlando, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Severe storms and excessive rainfall that resulted in the Red River flooding during the spring and summer caused an estimated $7 million damage to agriculture in northwest Louisiana, but that number will likely go higher at harvest, said LSU AgCenter economist Kurt Guidry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/red-river-flooding-causes-7-million-damage-louisiana-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/red-river-flooding-causes-7-million-damage-louisiana-agriculture#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Livestock Thu, 20 Aug 2015 13:26:00 +0000 128051 at http://deltafarmpress.com How to find next-generation leader for family ag business http://deltafarmpress.com/management/how-find-next-generation-leader-family-ag-business <div class="field-byline"> Kevin Spafford, Legacy by Design </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Though incredibly successful in business, most parent-owners struggle to differentiate between age-ready and management-capable when it comes to their own flesh and blood.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/how-find-next-generation-leader-family-ag-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/how-find-next-generation-leader-family-ag-business#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Management Equipment Wed, 19 Aug 2015 13:36:00 +0000 128021 at http://deltafarmpress.com Getty Images Farm income drops, Mid-South land values steady http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/farm-income-drops-mid-south-land-values-steady <div class="field-byline"> Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis </div> <div class="field-deck"> St. Louis Fed second-quarter ag survey </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After an excessively wet spring that hindered planting of crops and ongoing weakness in grain prices worldwide, agricultural bankers reported a continued drop in farm income during the second quarter of 2015. Meanwhile, the average value of quality farmland remained steady during the second quarter after dropping sharply the first quarter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/farm-income-drops-mid-south-land-values-steady" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/farm-income-drops-mid-south-land-values-steady#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Thu, 13 Aug 2015 14:36:00 +0000 127891 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press Army Corps uncertain of Waters of U.S. rule merit, memos show http://deltafarmpress.com/army-corps-uncertain-waters-us-rule-merit-memos-show <div class="node-body link-body">Internal memos released by the Oversight and Government Reform Committee show the Army Corps of Engineers, a co-sponsor of the Waters of the U.S. regulation released last year and scheduled for implementation later this month, doesn't believe the rule's merits will hold up in a legal setting.</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/WaterFlowingDFP.jpg?1438782477" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/army-corps-uncertain-waters-us-rule-merit-memos-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Government Management Wed, 05 Aug 2015 13:45:00 +0000 127671 at http://deltafarmpress.com Surveys will determine impact of cormorants on Delta catfish ponds http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/surveys-will-determine-impact-cormorants-delta-catfish-ponds <div class="node-body article-body">Surveys this winter will document the extent of cormorant distribution and foraging on catfish ponds in the Mississippi Delta. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/surveys-will-determine-impact-cormorants-delta-catfish-ponds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/surveys-will-determine-impact-cormorants-delta-catfish-ponds#comments Livestock Miscellaneous Catfish Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:38:00 +0000 127541 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><strong><em>Cormorants roosting &nbsp;in a cypress break in the Mississippi Delta. One of the most successful harassment techniques being used against cormorants by catfish producers is roost dispersal.</em>&mdash;Photo by Jim Steeby</strong></p> Easy-to-understand beef genomics on eXtension website http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/easy-understand-beef-genomics-extension-website <div class="field-byline"> Duane Dailey, University of Missouri Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For beef herd owners facing genetic data overload at breeding time, a new website, eBEEF.org, can help. Useful information is put in terms farmers understand, Decker says. All in one easy-to-use spot on the Internet.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/easy-understand-beef-genomics-extension-website" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/easy-understand-beef-genomics-extension-website#comments Livestock Management Cattle Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:33:00 +0000 126821 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Six land-grant university specialists are working together sorting out the most helpful Internet items about herd genetics.</p> Section 179 extension part of Senate Finance Committee bill http://deltafarmpress.com/government/section-179-extension-part-senate-finance-committee-bill <div class="field-deck"> Bill would extend agriculture-friendly provisions through 2016 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Section 179 allows farmers to expense and depreciate property they have purchased or repaired for their operations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/section-179-extension-part-senate-finance-committee-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/section-179-extension-part-senate-finance-committee-bill#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Buying/Purchasing Legislation Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:39:00 +0000 127421 at http://deltafarmpress.com MSU professor to lead national beef organization http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/msu-professor-lead-national-beef-organization <div class="field-byline"> Vanessa Beeson, Mississippi State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Jane Parish, a Mississippi State University professor is the new executive director of the Beef Improvement Federation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/msu-professor-lead-national-beef-organization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/msu-professor-lead-national-beef-organization#comments Livestock Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:44:00 +0000 126641 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Jane Parish</p>