Markets http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en Part IV: Reclaiming the market for U.S. cotton http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/part-iv-reclaiming-market-us-cotton <div class="node-body video-body">The Cotton LEADS program, a joint effort by cotton producers in the U.S. and Australia, is helping the raise the sustainability footprint of cotton yarn and fabrics.</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/part-iv-reclaiming-market-us-cotton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/part-iv-reclaiming-market-us-cotton#comments Cotton Markets Management Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:36:00 +0000 124771 at http://deltafarmpress.com Part III: Reclaiming the market for U.S. cotton http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/part-iii-reclaiming-market-us-cotton <div class="node-body video-body">The cotton industry must focus on several keys to changing the demand for cotton, especially U.S. cotton, says Cotton Incorporated CEO Berrye Worsham.</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/part-iii-reclaiming-market-us-cotton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/part-iii-reclaiming-market-us-cotton#comments Cotton Markets Thu, 23 Apr 2015 02:19:00 +0000 124741 at http://deltafarmpress.com Global stocks of rice are tightening in 2015 http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/global-stocks-rice-are-tightening-2015 <div class="field-byline"> USDA, Economic Research Service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Global ending stocks of most agricultural commodities are expected to reach multi-year highs in 2015. Rice is an exception, with global ending stocks projected to decline for the second year in a row to reach their lowest level since the 2009-10 marketing year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/global-stocks-rice-are-tightening-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/global-stocks-rice-are-tightening-2015#comments Rice Markets Rice Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:09:00 +0000 124721 at http://deltafarmpress.com Corn, soybeans prices: keys to watch - Richard Brock http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/corn-soybeans-prices-keys-watch-richard-brock <div class="field-byline"> Richard Brock, Brock Associates </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With corn and soybean prices substantially lower than two years ago and below breakeven for almost everyone, marketing strategies are going to be based not on how much money can be made, but how little can be lost.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/corn-soybeans-prices-keys-watch-richard-brock" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/corn-soybeans-prices-keys-watch-richard-brock#comments Soybeans Corn Markets Management Equipment Marketing and Promotion Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:06:00 +0000 124701 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>Richard Brock</em></p> Part II: Reclaiming the market for U.S. cotton: http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/part-ii-reclaiming-market-us-cotton <div class="node-body video-body">U.S. cotton was hit with a "perfect storm" of negative marketing influences in 2010 and 2011, a storm whose after effects are still being felt.</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/part-ii-reclaiming-market-us-cotton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/part-ii-reclaiming-market-us-cotton#comments Cotton Markets Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:45:00 +0000 124681 at http://deltafarmpress.com Land availability top concern for young farmers http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/land-availability-top-concern-young-farmers <div class="field-byline"> American Farm Bureau Federation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For young people who want to begin farming or ranching or expand an established farm or ranch, securing adequate land remains their top challenge. Another major challenge is coping with burdensome government regulations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/land-availability-top-concern-young-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/land-availability-top-concern-young-farmers#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Management Equipment Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:21:00 +0000 124571 at http://deltafarmpress.com How might forestry be impacted by Waterways of the U.S. rule? http://deltafarmpress.com/government/how-might-forestry-be-impacted-waterways-us-rule <div class="field-deck"> Joe Fox, director of the Arkansas Forestry Commission, explains </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It isn’t just row crop agriculture that is fearful of the EPA’s Waterways of the U.S. (WOTUS) proposed rule. If implemented, the rule would also have a tremendous impact on forestry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/how-might-forestry-be-impacted-waterways-us-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/how-might-forestry-be-impacted-waterways-us-rule#comments Orchard Crops Markets Government Management Regulations Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:33:00 +0000 124351 at http://deltafarmpress.com Grain sorghum bright spot in April WASDE Report http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/grain-sorghum-bright-spot-april-wasde-report <div class="field-deck"> Outlook for other crops little changed </div> <div class="node-body article-body">April Supply/Demand numbers reflect Chinese interest in grain sorghum.</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/grain-sorghum-bright-spot-april-wasde-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/grain-sorghum-bright-spot-april-wasde-report#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Government Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:51:00 +0000 124451 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press Spring Valley Family Farms: gate-to-plate beef http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/spring-valley-family-farms-gate-plate-beef <div class="field-byline"> By Doreen Muzzi, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="field-deck"> JOHN AND DEBRA BRADLEY </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Tennessee “Century Farm,” Spring Valley Family Farms in Lutts, Tenn., is changing how cattle are marketed in the Mid-South. While still selling some cattle at the local livestock auction, Spring Valley Family Farms is transitioning to a direct to consumer sales model, and early consumer indications are promising.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/spring-valley-family-farms-gate-plate-beef" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/spring-valley-family-farms-gate-plate-beef#comments Livestock Markets Management Fri, 10 Apr 2015 15:00:00 +0000 124331 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>JOHN AND DEBRA BRADLEY are taking on second careers as cattle ranchers with the goal of a selling their all-natural beef directly to consumers using a farm-to-table production model.</p> Doreen Muzzi, Delta Farm Press Fisher Delta Center: focus on agricultural needs http://deltafarmpress.com/management/fisher-delta-center-focus-agricultural-needs <div class="field-byline"> Patrick R. Shepard, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fisher Delta Research Center is the largest of Missouri’s 19 off-campus agricultural centers, farms and forests, operating within the University of Missouri’s College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources and the MU Agriculture Experiment Station.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/fisher-delta-center-focus-agricultural-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/fisher-delta-center-focus-agricultural-needs#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Government Management Equipment Wed, 08 Apr 2015 15:11:00 +0000 123911 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>Trent Haggard </em><em>is the director of the Fisher Delta Research Center in Portageville, Mo. The FDRC is the largest of the state&rsquo;s 19 off-campus agricultural centers, farms and forests, operating within the University of Missouri&rsquo;s College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources and the MU Agriculture Experiment Station.</em></p> Delta Farm Press