Markets http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en Despite encroaching development, Boyds continue family farming http://deltafarmpress.com/management/despite-encroaching-development-boyds-continue-family-farming <div class="node-body article-body">Development is farming's biggest competitor, says David Boyd, who farms with his son Matthew near Mississippi's capitol city, Jackson.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/despite-encroaching-development-boyds-continue-family-farming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/despite-encroaching-development-boyds-continue-family-farming#comments Soybeans Corn Markets Management Corn Crops Herbicides No Till Soybean Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:09:00 +0000 113971 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>MATTHEW AND DAVID BOYD grow corn and soybeans on their farms near Mississippi&rsquo;s capitol city, Jackson.</strong></em></p> Mid-South soybean crop about to have huge new market? http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/mid-south-soybean-crop-about-have-huge-new-market <div class="field-deck"> Commercialization of Arkansas-developed soy oil in the works </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Developed in Arkansas, soy oil rich in conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) could mean major opportunity for soybean producers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/mid-south-soybean-crop-about-have-huge-new-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/mid-south-soybean-crop-about-have-huge-new-market#comments Soybeans Markets Management Equipment Marketing and Promotion Soybean Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:06:00 +0000 114271 at http://deltafarmpress.com Agriculture's good times: Will they continue in 2014? http://deltafarmpress.com/management/agricultures-good-times-will-they-continue-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">“Everyone knows things in agriculture tend to cycle up and down,” says Dundee, Miss., producer and Mississippi Land Bank board chairman. “Anybody who’s been in farming for any length of time knows hard times will come sooner or later, and there could be some 'bumps' ahead in 2014."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/agricultures-good-times-will-they-continue-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/agricultures-good-times-will-they-continue-2014#comments Markets Government Management Crops Crops Crops Fuel Import and Export Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:20:00 +0000 114231 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>ABBOTT MYERS, from left, his wife, Sheryl, Dundee, Miss.; and Mikki and Jim Cassidy, Marks, Miss., were among those attending the annual meeting of the Mississippi Land Bank.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> Weather market in cotton – could be a volatile ride http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/weather-market-cotton-could-be-volatile-ride <div class="node-body article-body">Cotton is truly a weather market, so expect volatility until the effects of a possible El Nino and dry weather in Texas are known.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/weather-market-cotton-could-be-volatile-ride" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/weather-market-cotton-could-be-volatile-ride#comments Cotton Markets Cotton Import and Export Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:00:00 +0000 114131 at http://deltafarmpress.com New farm bill: You’ll need to be better at managing risk http://deltafarmpress.com/management/new-farm-bill-you-ll-need-be-better-managing-risk <div class="field-deck"> “Don’t get terribly wrapped up in thinking that these programs are going to keep you in business." </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Everyone — producers and lenders — is going to have to become more sophisticated about managing risk under the new farm bill,” says Keith Coble, Mississippi State University Extension professor of agricultural economics.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/new-farm-bill-you-ll-need-be-better-managing-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/new-farm-bill-you-ll-need-be-better-managing-risk#comments Markets Government Management 2012 Farm Bill Crops Crop insurance National Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:50:00 +0000 114191 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><strong><em>FARMERS AND LENDERS are going to have to be more sophisticated at managing risk under the new farm bill, says Keith Coble, center, Mississippi State University Extension professor of economics, who discussed the legislation at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Land Bank. With him are Gary Gaines, left, president of the organization, and Abbott Myers, right, chairman of the board and a farmer at Dundee, Miss.</em></strong></p> GM-labeling legislation would set federal standards http://deltafarmpress.com/government/gm-labeling-legislation-would-set-federal-standards <div class="field-deck"> Commodity groups back Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Congress being pressed to pass bill on GM food labeling/standards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/gm-labeling-legislation-would-set-federal-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/gm-labeling-legislation-would-set-federal-standards#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Government Practices and Systems Sustainable Agriculture Import and Export Legislation Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:35:00 +0000 114121 at http://deltafarmpress.com Water problems stalk India rice producers http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/water-problems-stalk-india-rice-producers <div class="field-deck"> Milo Hamilton explains ‘amazing’ India/China dynamic </div> <div class="node-body article-body">India, with a booming economy, faces water problems that it must rapidly address.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/water-problems-stalk-india-rice-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/water-problems-stalk-india-rice-producers#comments Rice Markets Government Management Government Drought Import and Export Irrigation Rice Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:32:00 +0000 113681 at http://deltafarmpress.com 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 Crop prices favoring more soybeans, less corn http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/crop-prices-favoring-more-soybeans-less-corn <div class="field-byline"> Linda Breazeale MSU Ag Communications </div> <div class="field-deck"> Acreage increases also for cotton, rice, peanuts </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Crop prices are driving Mississippi growers’ 2014 planting decisions. Mississippi corn is trading about $2.50 per bushel lower than a year ago, while Mississippi soybean prices are slightly higher than a year ago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/crop-prices-favoring-more-soybeans-less-corn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/crop-prices-favoring-more-soybeans-less-corn#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Sat, 05 Apr 2014 19:51:00 +0000 113941 at http://deltafarmpress.com How will delayed spring affect final corn acres? http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/how-will-delayed-spring-affect-final-corn-acres <div class="node-body article-body">Prospects for an early-planted U.S. corn crop are fading quickly and the extended outlook is for more cold, wet weather in the Midwest, but it’s still too early to suggest significant shifting from corn to soybeans, according to grain analyst Mike Krueger of The Money Farm.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/how-will-delayed-spring-affect-final-corn-acres" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/how-will-delayed-spring-affect-final-corn-acres#comments Soybeans Corn Markets Corn Soybean Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:50:00 +0000 113861 at http://deltafarmpress.com