Markets http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en What will major shift in U.S. policy toward Cuba mean for agriculture? http://deltafarmpress.com/government/what-will-major-shift-us-policy-toward-cuba-mean-agriculture <div class="field-deck"> Rice would benefit greatly if trade barriers lifted </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Obama moves to ease U.S. trade and travel restrictions on Cuba.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/what-will-major-shift-us-policy-toward-cuba-mean-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/what-will-major-shift-us-policy-toward-cuba-mean-agriculture#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Import and Export Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:40:00 +0000 120661 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">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/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 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com 63rd Mid-South Farm & Gin Show – Feb. 27-28 http://deltafarmpress.com/management/63rd-mid-south-farm-gin-show-feb-27-28 <div class="field-deck"> Cook Convention Center, Memphis </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The 2015 Mid-South Farm & Gin Show is set for Feb. 27-28, at the Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/63rd-mid-south-farm-gin-show-feb-27-28" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/63rd-mid-south-farm-gin-show-feb-27-28#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Markets Government Management Equipment Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:32:00 +0000 120111 at http://deltafarmpress.com U.S. soy exports: More than $30 billion in the 2013-14 marketing year http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/us-soy-exports-more-30-billion-2013-14-marketing-year <div class="field-deck"> More than 1 billion bushels to China </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. farmers export over 2 billion bushels of soy worth $30 billion; China imports over 1 billion bushels.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/us-soy-exports-more-30-billion-2013-14-marketing-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/us-soy-exports-more-30-billion-2013-14-marketing-year#comments Soybeans Markets Mon, 01 Dec 2014 07:28:00 +0000 119521 at http://deltafarmpress.com The wait isn’t over: EPA delays ethanol/biofuels decision http://deltafarmpress.com/government/wait-isn-t-over-epa-delays-ethanolbiofuels-decision <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Renewable Fuels Act decision to be made in 2015 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">No 2014 RFS ruling from EPA until 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/wait-isn-t-over-epa-delays-ethanolbiofuels-decision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/wait-isn-t-over-epa-delays-ethanolbiofuels-decision#comments Soybeans Corn Markets Government Agriculture Technology Biomass Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:16:00 +0000 119761 at http://deltafarmpress.com Thank you, America's farmers http://deltafarmpress.com/management/thank-you-americas-farmers <div class="field-byline"> Randy Knight, President, Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">American agriculture continues to provide food and nourishment for every family in the USA and exports more than 30 percent of what is produced in excess of our needs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/thank-you-americas-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/thank-you-americas-farmers#comments Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Wed, 26 Nov 2014 02:46:00 +0000 119491 at http://deltafarmpress.com Gary Adams named to be next president, CEO of National Cotton Council http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/gary-adams-named-be-next-president-ceo-national-cotton-council <div class="node-body article-body">National Cotton Council's farm policy and economics expert to become the chief staff person for the U.S. cotton industry's umbrella organization.</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/cotton/gary-adams-named-be-next-president-ceo-national-cotton-council" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/gary-adams-named-be-next-president-ceo-national-cotton-council#comments Cotton Markets Government Management Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:00:00 +0000 119721 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>GARY ADAMS, left, currently vice president for economic and policy analysis at the National Cotton Council, visits with Ted Schneider, a producer from Lake Providence, La., at STAX/Farm Bill Workshop held by the Council, the Louisiana Farm Bureau and the Louisiana Cotton &amp; Grain Association in Monroe./</p> Hard choices for farm bill sign-up http://deltafarmpress.com/management/hard-choices-farm-bill-sign <div class="field-byline"> Duane Dailey, University of Missouri Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Crop farmers have hard decisions to make under the 2014 farm bill. This farm bill is like nothing you’ve seen before,” says Scott Brown, University of Missouri agricultural economist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/hard-choices-farm-bill-sign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/hard-choices-farm-bill-sign#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:31:00 +0000 119551 at http://deltafarmpress.com Farmers, ag technology providers reach agreement on big data http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farmers-ag-technology-providers-reach-agreement-big-data <div class="field-byline"> American Farm Bureau Federation </div> <div class="field-deck"> Privacy and security principles expected to accelerate technology adoption </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A coalition of major farm organizations and agriculture technology providers have reached an agreement on data privacy and security principles that will encourage the use and development of a full range of innovative, technology-driven tools and services to boost the productivity, efficiency and profitability of American agriculture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farmers-ag-technology-providers-reach-agreement-big-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farmers-ag-technology-providers-reach-agreement-big-data#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:42:00 +0000 119501 at http://deltafarmpress.com Work continues on Mississippi River despite concerns over delays in moving grain http://deltafarmpress.com/government/work-continues-mississippi-river-despite-concerns-over-delays-moving-grain <div class="field-byline"> Janell Thomas, Farm Futures </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Army Corps of Engineers says maintenance work will continue on the Mississippi River despite concerns from ag groups that travel restrictions will impede the transport of grains and other commodities to export destinations and end-users.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/work-continues-mississippi-river-despite-concerns-over-delays-moving-grain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/work-continues-mississippi-river-despite-concerns-over-delays-moving-grain#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Markets Government Thu, 13 Nov 2014 14:32:00 +0000 119481 at http://deltafarmpress.com