Livestock http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en A visit with Louisiana Rep. Ralph Abraham http://deltafarmpress.com/government/visit-louisiana-rep-ralph-abraham <div class="field-deck"> Representing the largest row crop district in the nation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What's in store for House Agriculture Committee in new year?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/visit-louisiana-rep-ralph-abraham" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/visit-louisiana-rep-ralph-abraham#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Livestock Markets Government Legislation Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:46:00 +0000 122411 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 Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Crop insurance and SNAP cuts, ‘actively engaged’ definition http://deltafarmpress.com/government/crop-insurance-and-snap-cuts-actively-engaged-definition <div class="field-deck"> House Agriculture Committee hears from Vilsack </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Vilsack explains White House approach to agriculture budget.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/crop-insurance-and-snap-cuts-actively-engaged-definition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/crop-insurance-and-snap-cuts-actively-engaged-definition#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Farm Bill Mon, 16 Feb 2015 20:17:00 +0000 122781 at http://deltafarmpress.com Farm bill 'most complex' - Rep. Rick Crawford http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-most-complex-rep-rick-crawford <div class="field-deck"> FARM BILL, TRADE PACTS, CUBA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"I want fair trade. People tend to use ‘free’ and ‘fair’ trade interchangeably but they aren’t the same thing. I want our farmers to have a fair deal."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-most-complex-rep-rick-crawford" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-most-complex-rep-rick-crawford#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Import and Export Legislation Regulations Fri, 06 Feb 2015 14:36:00 +0000 121971 at http://deltafarmpress.com Obama budget would take chop at crop insurance http://deltafarmpress.com/government/obama-budget-would-take-chop-crop-insurance <div class="field-deck"> Also proposed: food safety oversight consolidation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">White House releases fiscal year 2016 budget.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/obama-budget-would-take-chop-crop-insurance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/obama-budget-would-take-chop-crop-insurance#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Government Crop Tue, 03 Feb 2015 17:44:00 +0000 122231 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>