Livestock http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en 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, 16 Jun 2016 11:04:00 +0000 46561 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 The last dairyman: John McReynolds retires after 50 years http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/last-dairyman-john-mcreynolds-retires-after-50-years <div class="node-body blog-body">He was the last private dairyman in a county once known as the Dairy Capitol of the South, but early this month John T. McReynolds sold his herd and retired.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/last-dairyman-john-mcreynolds-retires-after-50-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/last-dairyman-john-mcreynolds-retires-after-50-years#comments Livestock Miscellaneous Columnists Farm Press Blog Mon, 23 May 2016 14:30:00 +0000 136021 at http://deltafarmpress.com How well do you protect your farm data from hackers? http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/how-well-do-you-protect-your-farm-data-hackers <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers’ increased use of precision agriculture technology puts them at greater risk for cyber targeting by hackers who want to steal farm-level data in bulk.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/how-well-do-you-protect-your-farm-data-hackers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/how-well-do-you-protect-your-farm-data-hackers#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Precision Farming Fri, 20 May 2016 13:55:00 +0000 135951 at http://deltafarmpress.com NRCS: $2.5 million available for Arkansas producers through EQIP http://deltafarmpress.com/government/nrcs-25-million-available-arkansas-producers-through-eqip <div class="field-byline"> The Arkansas NRCS office </div> <div class="field-deck"> June 10 application deadline </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The ranking process will consist of a screening tool and ranking questions. The screening tool will be used to make sure the best applications are selected.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/nrcs-25-million-available-arkansas-producers-through-eqip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/nrcs-25-million-available-arkansas-producers-through-eqip#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Irrigation Technology Government Fri, 13 May 2016 15:14:00 +0000 135751 at http://deltafarmpress.com Improve rural connectivity to drive ag technology forward http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/improve-rural-connectivity-drive-ag-technology-forward <div class="field-byline"> Logan Hawkes </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As the technology continues to develop and becomes a more popular tool across the industry, agriculture is seeing a rapid growth of more companies getting involved.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/improve-rural-connectivity-drive-ag-technology-forward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/improve-rural-connectivity-drive-ag-technology-forward#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Agriculture Technology Wed, 11 May 2016 12:47:00 +0000 135621 at http://deltafarmpress.com Cover crops benefit pastures, extend grazing season http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/cover-crops-benefit-pastures-extend-grazing-season <div class="field-byline"> Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cover crops in pastures can benefit soil health and extend the grazing season. They can be planted in mixtures with other crops like ryegrass, wheat and oats,</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/cover-crops-benefit-pastures-extend-grazing-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/cover-crops-benefit-pastures-extend-grazing-season#comments Livestock Management Mon, 09 May 2016 14:18:00 +0000 135341 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>LSU AgCenter forage specialist Ed Twidwell, left, and weed scientist Ron Strahan show field day attendees broomsedge on April 29 at the LSU AgCenter Bob R. Jones-Idlewild Research Station in Clinton.</em></p> Photo by Olivia McClure/LSU AgCenter Cattle producers improve efficiency to offset low prices http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-producers-improve-efficiency-offset-low-prices <div class="field-byline"> Tammi Arender, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cattle producers got some insight into the economic outlook and how to manage their operations more efficiently at the Northwest Beef and Forage Field Day.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-producers-improve-efficiency-offset-low-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-producers-improve-efficiency-offset-low-prices#comments Livestock Markets Management Wed, 04 May 2016 15:04:00 +0000 135351 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>LSU AgCenter weed scientist Ron Strahan talks about different methods of controlling crabgrass in pastures at the Northwest Beef and Forage Field Day on April 26 at the LSU AgCenter Hill Farm Research Station at Homer, La.</em></p> Photo by Bruce Schultz/LSU AgCenter