Livestock http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en Arkansas making irrigation schedule training priority http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-making-irrigation-schedule-training-priority <div class="field-deck"> Arkansas Water Plan, economics behind move </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Saving money at top of list for using irrigation scheduler.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-making-irrigation-schedule-training-priority" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-making-irrigation-schedule-training-priority#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Equipment Sustainable Agriculture Irrigation Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:55:00 +0000 114251 at http://deltafarmpress.com Steve Skelton: Overcoming tragedy to keep farm going http://deltafarmpress.com/management/steve-skelton-overcoming-tragedy-keep-farm-going <div class="node-body article-body">"Although I’d grown up on the farm, and farming was all I’d really ever known, I hadn’t been involved in the business end of it," says Mississippi farmer Steve Skelton. "When an accident incapacitated my father, I was suddenly faced with doing it all." </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/steve-skelton-overcoming-tragedy-keep-farm-going" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/steve-skelton-overcoming-tragedy-keep-farm-going#comments Soybeans Corn Livestock Management Corn Crops Hay and Forage Crops No Till People Pesticides Soybean Weeds Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:36:00 +0000 113691 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>WHEN HIS FATHER was suddenly incapacitated by an accident, Steve Skelton was faced with the responsibility of assuming operation of the family farm.</strong></em></p> Delta Farm Press Calendar of Events http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/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/equipment/delta-farm-press-calendar-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/delta-farm-press-calendar-events#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Events Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Disaster program sign-up starts April 15 for farmers, ranchers http://deltafarmpress.com/government/disaster-program-sign-starts-april-15-farmers-ranchers <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="field-deck"> Livestock programs retroactive to 2011 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers able to sign up for disaster programs starting on April 15.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/disaster-program-sign-starts-april-15-farmers-ranchers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/disaster-program-sign-starts-april-15-farmers-ranchers#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Disaster Aid Farm Bill Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:14:00 +0000 114001 at http://deltafarmpress.com Nominations open for Mississippi Farm Bureau programs http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/nominations-open-mississippi-farm-bureau-programs <div class="node-body article-body">Nominations for the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation's Farm Woman of the Year and Ambassador Scholarship programs are now open.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/nominations-open-mississippi-farm-bureau-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/nominations-open-mississippi-farm-bureau-programs#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Livestock Management People State Thu, 03 Apr 2014 08:05:00 +0000 113771 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>RITA SEWARD was chosen as the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation&#39;s first Farm Woman of the Year at the organization&#39;s 2013 annual membership meeting. Seward Farms, located in Jackson County, grows cotton, corn, peanuts, oats, wheat, and ryegrass. They also have a stocker herd, quarter horses, and a thriving agritourism business that attracts 20,000 visitors yearly.</strong></em></p> How will USDA report impact crop prices? http://deltafarmpress.com/how-will-usda-report-impact-crop-prices <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Join the Farm Futures marketing team of Bryce Knorr and Bob Burgdorfer for a free marketing webinar April 7 for a crucial preview of spring grain markets before you head to the fields for planting.</p> </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/DFPFarmland005_1.jpg?1396197918" /> </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/how-will-usda-report-impact-crop-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Sun, 30 Mar 2014 16:32:00 +0000 113701 at http://deltafarmpress.com PEDv: Arkansas moves to keep deadly swine virus outside borders http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/pedv-arkansas-moves-keep-deadly-swine-virus-outside-borders <div class="field-deck"> Estimated 5 million pigs dead from PEDv </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) has marched through much of the U.S. hog industry. The numbers are alarming - 5 million pigs in 27 states have been lost in less than a year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/pedv-arkansas-moves-keep-deadly-swine-virus-outside-borders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/pedv-arkansas-moves-keep-deadly-swine-virus-outside-borders#comments Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Health management State Swine Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:54:00 +0000 113591 at http://deltafarmpress.com World celebrates family farms in 2014 http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/world-celebrates-family-farms-2014 <div class="node-body blog-body">Declaring 2014 as the International Year of Family Farming was a great idea, but missing an important factor.</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/world-celebrates-family-farms-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/world-celebrates-family-farms-2014#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Management Management Farm Press Blog Thu, 27 Mar 2014 08:46:00 +0000 113451 at http://deltafarmpress.com Net farm income expected to decline - FAPRI http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/net-farm-income-expected-decline-fapri <div class="node-body article-body">Net U.S. farm income is expected to decline by 24 percent in 2014, or $30 billion, from the 2013 record of $130.5 billion, and prices for most crops are likely to remain below recent peaks for the next 10 years, according to the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute’s projections for agricultural and biofuel markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/net-farm-income-expected-decline-fapri" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/net-farm-income-expected-decline-fapri#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Management Equipment Corn Cotton Rice Soybean Wheat Thu, 27 Mar 2014 07:29:00 +0000 113341 at http://deltafarmpress.com Farmers urged to register early for FSA programs http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farmers-urged-register-early-fsa-programs <div class="field-deck"> April 15 target date </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you want to participate in FSA-run programs, early sign-up may be the way to go. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farmers-urged-register-early-fsa-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farmers-urged-register-early-fsa-programs#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Farm Bill Regulations Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:10:00 +0000 113471 at http://deltafarmpress.com