Livestock http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en 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, 30 Jan 2015 12:42:00 +0000 46561 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 USDA disaster aid for livestock owners http://deltafarmpress.com/usda-disaster-aid-livestock-owners <div class="node-body link-body">USDA reminds livestock producers of the Jan. 30 deadline to request assistance for losses suffered from Oct. 1, 2011 through Dec. 31, 2014.</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/SEFPLivestockBeef1108CowCalf_2.jpg?1421936548" /> </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/usda-disaster-aid-livestock-owners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Livestock Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:20:00 +0000 121491 at http://deltafarmpress.com The food police: A plan to link diet and the environment? http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/food-police-plan-link-diet-and-environment <div class="node-body blog-body">A draft proposal to the USDA, stirring controversy, would recommend diets lower in meat-based foods and higher in plant-based foods as not only better for humans — but healthier for the environment.</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/food-police-plan-link-diet-and-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/food-police-plan-link-diet-and-environment#comments Livestock Government Miscellaneous Government Beef Farm Press Blog Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:34:00 +0000 121401 at http://deltafarmpress.com Top 10 blogs from Delta Farm Press in 2014 http://deltafarmpress.com/management/top-10-blogs-delta-farm-press-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Anti-GMO propaganda, organic's claims, biotech in Europe, anti-pesticide conspiracies, the death of a well-respected farmer and Wall Street on farms... those were the subjects of the most read blogs in the Delta Farm Press in 2014. Here are our top 10 blogs from the past year.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/top-10-blogs-delta-farm-press-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/top-10-blogs-delta-farm-press-2014#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Sun, 04 Jan 2015 13:06:00 +0000 120931 at http://deltafarmpress.com Top 10 read articles from Delta Farm Press http://deltafarmpress.com/management/top-10-read-articles-delta-farm-press <div class="node-body article-body"><p>What were the topics of most interest to readers of Delta Farm Press in 2014? Here&rsquo;s the top 10 most-viewed articles for the year:</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/top-10-read-articles-delta-farm-press" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/top-10-read-articles-delta-farm-press#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:48:00 +0000 120901 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>WHEN HIS FATHER was suddenly incapacitated by an accident, Steve Skelton was faced with the responsibility of assuming operation of the family farm.</em></p> Senate tax extender package includes benefits for agriculture http://deltafarmpress.com/government/senate-tax-extender-package-includes-benefits-agriculture <div class="field-deck"> Section 179, Biodiesel Tax Incentive, waterways infrastructure </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One-year 'fix' for farmers in Senate tax extender package.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/senate-tax-extender-package-includes-benefits-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/senate-tax-extender-package-includes-benefits-agriculture#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Equipment & Supplies Finance Legislation Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:45:00 +0000 120741 at http://deltafarmpress.com What will major shift in U.S. policy toward Cuba mean for agriculture? http://deltafarmpress.com/government/what-will-major-shift-us-policy-toward-cuba-mean-agriculture <div class="field-deck"> Rice would benefit greatly if trade barriers lifted </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Obama moves to ease U.S. trade and travel restrictions on Cuba.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/what-will-major-shift-us-policy-toward-cuba-mean-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/what-will-major-shift-us-policy-toward-cuba-mean-agriculture#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Import and Export Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:40:00 +0000 120661 at http://deltafarmpress.com Senate passes $1.1 trillion spending package http://deltafarmpress.com/government/senate-passes-11-trillion-spending-package <div class="field-deck"> Addresses Waterways of the U.S proposed rule </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Senate passes spending bill for 2015 fiscal year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/senate-passes-11-trillion-spending-package" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/senate-passes-11-trillion-spending-package#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Equipment Equipment & Supplies Legislation Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:16:00 +0000 120611 at http://deltafarmpress.com House passes one-year tax extender package http://deltafarmpress.com/government/house-passes-one-year-tax-extender-package <div class="field-deck"> Section 179 provision back to higher levels </div> <div class="node-body article-body">House votes to allow Section 179 to revert to $500,000/$2 million levels for 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/house-passes-one-year-tax-extender-package" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/house-passes-one-year-tax-extender-package#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Equipment Farm Equipment Thu, 04 Dec 2014 16:47:00 +0000 119941 at http://deltafarmpress.com