Livestock http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en Pond turnovers, fish kills an inconvenient possibility during summer season http://deltafarmpress.com/management/pond-turnovers-fish-kills-inconvenient-possibility-during-summer-season <div class="field-byline"> Will Hehemann, UAPB School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pond turnovers are a result of changes in water properties. In the spring, the water in a farm pond is cool and mixed, with a uniform temperature from the surface to the bottom of the pond. As spring turns to summer, surface water temperatures warm rapidly and the water density decreases.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/pond-turnovers-fish-kills-inconvenient-possibility-during-summer-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/pond-turnovers-fish-kills-inconvenient-possibility-during-summer-season#comments Livestock Management Equipment Miscellaneous Aquaculture Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:08:00 +0000 137631 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> <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 Mon, 18 Jul 2016 11:04:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com House passes GMO-labeling bill 306 to 117 http://deltafarmpress.com/government/house-passes-gmo-labeling-bill-306-117 <div class="field-deck"> Legislation now heads to White House </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To identify GMO ingredients, food manufacturers will be able to use labeling text, specially-designed symbols or a QR code that can be scanned with a Smartphone. </div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/house-passes-gmo-labeling-bill-306-117" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/house-passes-gmo-labeling-bill-306-117#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Wheat Livestock Markets Government Agriculture Technology Weed Control Legislation Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:34:00 +0000 137471 at http://deltafarmpress.com Agriculture gets into the ‘sharing’ act with MachineryLink http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/agriculture-gets-sharing-act-machinerylink <div class="field-deck"> Rent potential for idle farm equipment? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hosting a website for those looking to share equipment, MachineryLink is bringing farmers from across the country together.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/agriculture-gets-sharing-act-machinerylink" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/agriculture-gets-sharing-act-machinerylink#comments Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Equipment Tue, 07 Jun 2016 13:13:00 +0000 136111 at http://deltafarmpress.com U.S. beef arrives in reopened South African market http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/us-beef-arrives-reopened-south-african-market <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA confirmed in mid-May that the first shipment of U.S. beef recently arrived in South Africa following the reopening of the South African market earlier this year.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/us-beef-arrives-reopened-south-african-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/us-beef-arrives-reopened-south-african-market#comments Livestock Markets Government Fri, 27 May 2016 12:57:00 +0000 135871 at http://deltafarmpress.com 2017 agriculture appropriations bill addresses Mississippi interests http://deltafarmpress.com/government/2017-agriculture-appropriations-bill-addresses-mississippi-interests <div class="field-byline"> The office of Sen. Thad Cochran </div> <div class="field-deck"> Senate measure addresses ag research, rural development, water use research </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Senate bill supports federal agriculture, rural development, conservation programs, food safety, and nutrition assistance for children, families and seniors.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/2017-agriculture-appropriations-bill-addresses-mississippi-interests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/2017-agriculture-appropriations-bill-addresses-mississippi-interests#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Legislation Mon, 23 May 2016 14:56:00 +0000 135981 at http://deltafarmpress.com The last dairyman: John McReynolds retires after 50 years http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/last-dairyman-john-mcreynolds-retires-after-50-years <div class="node-body blog-body">He was the last private dairyman in a county once known as the Dairy Capitol of the South, but early this month John T. McReynolds sold his herd and retired.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/last-dairyman-john-mcreynolds-retires-after-50-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/last-dairyman-john-mcreynolds-retires-after-50-years#comments Livestock Miscellaneous Columnists Farm Press Blog Mon, 23 May 2016 14:30:00 +0000 136021 at http://deltafarmpress.com How well do you protect your farm data from hackers? http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/how-well-do-you-protect-your-farm-data-hackers <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers’ increased use of precision agriculture technology puts them at greater risk for cyber targeting by hackers who want to steal farm-level data in bulk.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/how-well-do-you-protect-your-farm-data-hackers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/how-well-do-you-protect-your-farm-data-hackers#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Precision Farming Fri, 20 May 2016 13:55:00 +0000 135951 at http://deltafarmpress.com NRCS: $2.5 million available for Arkansas producers through EQIP http://deltafarmpress.com/government/nrcs-25-million-available-arkansas-producers-through-eqip <div class="field-byline"> The Arkansas NRCS office </div> <div class="field-deck"> June 10 application deadline </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The ranking process will consist of a screening tool and ranking questions. The screening tool will be used to make sure the best applications are selected.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/nrcs-25-million-available-arkansas-producers-through-eqip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/nrcs-25-million-available-arkansas-producers-through-eqip#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Irrigation Technology Government Fri, 13 May 2016 15:14:00 +0000 135751 at http://deltafarmpress.com Improve rural connectivity to drive ag technology forward http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/improve-rural-connectivity-drive-ag-technology-forward <div class="field-byline"> Logan Hawkes </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As the technology continues to develop and becomes a more popular tool across the industry, agriculture is seeing a rapid growth of more companies getting involved.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/improve-rural-connectivity-drive-ag-technology-forward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/improve-rural-connectivity-drive-ag-technology-forward#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Agriculture Technology Wed, 11 May 2016 12:47:00 +0000 135621 at http://deltafarmpress.com