Markets http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en 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 Less corn, more cotton, soybeans - USDA report http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/less-corn-more-cotton-soybeans-usda-report <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. farmers will plant fewer acres of corn in 2014 and more acres of cotton and soybeans, according to USDA’s March 31 Prospective Plantings report. The acreage estimates are based on surveys of 84,000 farmers during the first two weeks of March.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/less-corn-more-cotton-soybeans-usda-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/less-corn-more-cotton-soybeans-usda-report#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Government Management Equipment Mon, 31 Mar 2014 19:01:00 +0000 113741 at http://deltafarmpress.com 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