Livestock http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en Louisiana flooding and a wet Mid-South: the stories so far http://deltafarmpress.com/management/louisiana-flooding-and-wet-mid-south-stories-so-far <div class="field-deck"> Check the coverage from Delta Farm Press </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Louisiana flooding and late-season in-head sprouting issues -- in both Louisiana and Arkansas -- have turned excellent crops into question marks. Through LSU AgCenter and University of Arkansas specialists and state officials, Delta Farm Press has followed the latest events as they have unfolded. </div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/louisiana-flooding-and-wet-mid-south-stories-so-far" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/louisiana-flooding-and-wet-mid-south-stories-so-far#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Livestock Government Management Plant and Animal Health Flooding Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:57:00 +0000 138601 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>A soybean field at the St. Landry-Evangeline Parish line on Hwy. 29. Photo provided by Dustin Harrell, courtesy of the LSU AgCenter.</em></p> Louisiana agriculture facing $110 million in flood-related losses http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/louisiana-agriculture-facing-110-million-flood-related-losses <div class="field-deck"> Myriad problems mean damage estimate likely to rise </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“The $110 million estimate is based on very early reports. As of yesterday (August 21), there were still some flooded areas in southwest Louisiana and, to some degree, south of Baton Rouge. So, a full assessment hasn’t been possible throughout all impacted areas." -- Kurt Guidry, LSU AgCenter agriculture economist.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/louisiana-agriculture-facing-110-million-flood-related-losses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/louisiana-agriculture-facing-110-million-flood-related-losses#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Livestock Markets Management Flooding Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:49:00 +0000 138551 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>Flooded grain bins east of Crowley. Many farmers will be faced with emptying wet grain from their bins, as well as dealing with flooded homes. Photo by Bruce Schultz, courtesy of the LSU AgCenter.</em></p> 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 Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:04:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com MU Breimyer Conference takes on broader economic topics, Sept. 6-7 http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/mu-breimyer-conference-takes-broader-economic-topics-sept-6-7 <div class="field-byline"> Duane Dailey </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What was called the Breimyer Conference will be held Sept. 6-7 in Columbia, Mo. It has been expanded to cover more economic topics.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/mu-breimyer-conference-takes-broader-economic-topics-sept-6-7" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/mu-breimyer-conference-takes-broader-economic-topics-sept-6-7#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:15:00 +0000 138481 at http://deltafarmpress.com Agriculture commissioner on Louisiana floods, expectations http://deltafarmpress.com/management/agriculture-commissioner-louisiana-floods-expectations <div class="field-deck"> A list of warnings prior to cleanup </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We hope the flooding will abate in about a week. That’s provided, of course, that any more rain is mild. We have rain predicted in many areas through next Monday (August 22)." -- Mike Strain, Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/agriculture-commissioner-louisiana-floods-expectations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/agriculture-commissioner-louisiana-floods-expectations#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Livestock Government Management Flooding Wed, 17 Aug 2016 16:35:00 +0000 138351 at http://deltafarmpress.com Photo courtesy of the LSU AgCenter. 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 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