Livestock http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en Cattle markets offer promise in 2016 http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-markets-offer-promise-2016 <div class="field-byline"> Linda Breazeale, MSU Extension Service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Beef cattle producers are not seeing the record high prices from a year ago, but strong export numbers are providing reasons to hope 2016 will be profitable.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-markets-offer-promise-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-markets-offer-promise-2016#comments Livestock Markets Management Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:37:00 +0000 132151 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>Cattle at the Henry H. Leveck Animal Research Center at Mississippi State University benefit from a concrete pad under the water trough in their pasture. Concrete pads can reduce muddy conditions cattle endure during each Mississippi winter. </em>(Photo: MSU Extension Service/Linda Breazeale)</p> Farm bill spending criticism off target — again http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/farm-bill-spending-criticism-target-again <div class="node-body blog-body">Activists groups begin piling on after falling crop prices drive up spending for farm bill programs.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/farm-bill-spending-criticism-target-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/farm-bill-spending-criticism-target-again#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Farm Press Blog Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:01:00 +0000 132241 at http://deltafarmpress.com Arkansas Agriculture Department Opens 2016 Century Farm Program http://deltafarmpress.com/government/arkansas-agriculture-department-opens-2016-century-farm-program <div class="field-byline"> The Arkansas Agriculture Department </div> <div class="field-deck"> Applications must be postmarked by May 31, 2016 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Century Farm program honors Arkansas’ rich agricultural heritage; since its beginning in 2012 under the AAD, 297 farms and families have been certified.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/arkansas-agriculture-department-opens-2016-century-farm-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/arkansas-agriculture-department-opens-2016-century-farm-program#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Miscellaneous Events Mon, 01 Feb 2016 18:08:00 +0000 132131 at http://deltafarmpress.com Is an LLC right for your farm? http://deltafarmpress.com/management/llc-right-your-farm <div class="node-body article-body">A limited liability company (LLC) for a farm allows shared ownership, clearly defined management structure and liability limited to assets of the company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/llc-right-your-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/llc-right-your-farm#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Management Equipment Fri, 29 Jan 2016 16:08:00 +0000 132041 at http://deltafarmpress.com Photo: Getty Images 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, 22 Jan 2016 12:04:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>Feb. 26-27: 2016 Mid-South Farm and Gin Show, Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis, Tenn. Co-sponsored by the Southern Cotton Ginners and Delta Farm Press.</em></p> Photo: Delta Farm Press Farm succession starts with your financial security http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/farm-succession-starts-your-financial-security <div class="field-byline"> Kevin Spafford </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Legacy is the pinnacle of achievement for the family farm owner. Succession is honoring yesterday, profiting today, and securing tomorrow.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/farm-succession-starts-your-financial-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/farm-succession-starts-your-financial-security#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Management Equipment Thu, 21 Jan 2016 15:08:00 +0000 131031 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Kevin Spafford</p> Farmland owners in denial about falling prices http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/farmland-owners-denial-about-falling-prices <div class="field-byline"> William R. Smith Jr. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Guest Commentary </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmland owners consider shifting some holdings to alternative investments in anticipation of accelerating price declines over the next few years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/farmland-owners-denial-about-falling-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/farmland-owners-denial-about-falling-prices#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Wed, 20 Jan 2016 16:05:00 +0000 131731 at http://deltafarmpress.com Cuba Working Group goals and protecting farming operations http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/cuba-working-group-goals-and-protecting-farming-operations <div class="field-deck"> A chat with Arkansas Rep. Rick Crawford </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"We don’t want to get into a situation where we’re enabling the current (Castro) regime to utilize our commodities as political leverage or tools." -- Arkansas Rep. Rick Crawford.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/cuba-working-group-goals-and-protecting-farming-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/cuba-working-group-goals-and-protecting-farming-operations#comments Rice Livestock Markets Government Farm Bill Import and Export Wed, 20 Jan 2016 15:53:00 +0000 131751 at http://deltafarmpress.com USDA expands microloans to help purchase farmland, improve property http://deltafarmpress.com/government/usda-expands-microloans-help-purchase-farmland-improve-property <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA will begin offering farm ownership microloans, creating a new financing avenue for farmers to buy and improve property.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/usda-expands-microloans-help-purchase-farmland-improve-property" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/usda-expands-microloans-help-purchase-farmland-improve-property#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Government Management Equipment Tue, 19 Jan 2016 16:01:00 +0000 131831 at http://deltafarmpress.com Filling the tank at 1950s prices? Actually, now may be cheaper http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/filling-tank-1950s-prices-actually-now-may-be-cheaper <div class="node-body blog-body">The 19 cent gas of the 1950s is doable in many areas of the Mid-South these days. Howzat, you ask? The answer: inflation. </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/filling-tank-1950s-prices-actually-now-may-be-cheaper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/filling-tank-1950s-prices-actually-now-may-be-cheaper#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Miscellaneous Columnists Gasoline Farm Press Blog Mon, 18 Jan 2016 14:52:00 +0000 131801 at http://deltafarmpress.com