Livestock http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en MSU president Mark Keenum named to Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research board http://deltafarmpress.com/government/msu-president-mark-keenum-named-foundation-food-and-agricultural-research-board <div class="field-deck"> Foundation part of new farm bill </div> <div class="node-body article-body"> FFAR board of directors named.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/msu-president-mark-keenum-named-foundation-food-and-agricultural-research-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/msu-president-mark-keenum-named-foundation-food-and-agricultural-research-board#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Farm Bill Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:52:00 +0000 116841 at http://deltafarmpress.com 3 alternaltives for replacement beef heifers http://deltafarmpress.com/3-alternaltives-replacement-beef-heifers <div class="node-body link-body"><p>We hear quite often that the high cost of developing a replacement heifer dictates that we keep as few as possible. We also hear that a cow must wean 4-6 calves before she breaks even. I don’t doubt that, for many, this is true; but it doesn’t have to be.</p> </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/3-alternaltives-replacement-beef-heifers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Livestock Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:34:00 +0000 116821 at http://deltafarmpress.com Beef is heart friendly diet option http://deltafarmpress.com/beef-heart-friendly-diet-option <div class="node-body link-body">Good news for America's ranchers: nutrition scientists at Penn State say eating lean beef can reduce health risks including high blood pressure and heart disease.</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/beef-heart-friendly-diet-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Livestock Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:31:00 +0000 116811 at http://deltafarmpress.com John Keller 2014 Tennessee Farmer of the Year http://deltafarmpress.com/john-keller-2014-tennessee-farmer-year <div class="node-body link-body"><p>A farmer for 50 years, John Keller of Maryville, Tenn., has long been close to the land he farms in the shade of the scenic Great Smoky Mountains.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="John Keller" src="http://deltafarmpress.com/site-files/deltafarmpress.com/files/John%20Keller%20Tennessee.jpg?1406039885" /> </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/john-keller-2014-tennessee-farmer-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Corn Wheat Livestock Management Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:33:00 +0000 116751 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>John Keller, 2014 Tennessee Farmer of the Year</p> Lawmakers urge quick farm bill implementation http://deltafarmpress.com/government/lawmakers-urge-quick-farm-bill-implementation <div class="field-deck"> In face of disasters, APH adjustment major talking point </div> <div class="node-body article-body">House subcommittee hears from USDA under secretary on farm bill implementation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/lawmakers-urge-quick-farm-bill-implementation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/lawmakers-urge-quick-farm-bill-implementation#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Farm Bill Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:51:00 +0000 116651 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">Important 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, 16 Jul 2014 13:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Amid the BBQ, parades, fireworks, let’s remember holiday’s meaning http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/amid-bbq-parades-fireworks-let-s-remember-holiday-s-meaning <div class="node-body blog-body">We would do well on this July 4 to pause for a moment and reflect on just how blessed we are to be a part of this long-running experiment in freedom and democracy.</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/amid-bbq-parades-fireworks-let-s-remember-holiday-s-meaning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/amid-bbq-parades-fireworks-let-s-remember-holiday-s-meaning#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Columnists Farm Press Blog Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:47:00 +0000 116131 at http://deltafarmpress.com Record soybean acres planted this spring, USDA says http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/record-soybean-acres-planted-spring-usda-says <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. farmers planted record soybean acres in 2014, and increased rice and cotton plantings too.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/record-soybean-acres-planted-spring-usda-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/record-soybean-acres-planted-spring-usda-says#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Livestock Management Corn Cotton Rice Soybean Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:57:00 +0000 116091 at http://deltafarmpress.com House passes bill to reauthorize CFTC through 2018 http://deltafarmpress.com/government/house-passes-bill-reauthorize-cftc-through-2018 <div class="field-deck"> Critics charge legislation leaves market oversight lacking </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Agriculture sector pleased with House passage of CFTC-related legislation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/house-passes-bill-reauthorize-cftc-through-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/house-passes-bill-reauthorize-cftc-through-2018#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Marketing and Promotion Trade Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:51:00 +0000 115971 at http://deltafarmpress.com U.S./EU trade deal no slam dunk http://deltafarmpress.com/government/useu-trade-deal-no-slam-dunk <div class="field-deck"> Vilsack journeys to Europe to boost trade deal chances </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack meets with EU counterparts to push massive trade deal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/useu-trade-deal-no-slam-dunk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/useu-trade-deal-no-slam-dunk#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Management Government Import and Export Wed, 18 Jun 2014 12:48:00 +0000 115781 at http://deltafarmpress.com