Outlook http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/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 Beef Cotton Legislative Outlook Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Equipment Events Mon, 17 Oct 2016 11:04:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Photo: Delta Farm Press What will rice industry look like in 2025? http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/what-will-rice-industry-look-2025 <div class="field-deck"> Preliminary estimate: August rains cost Arkansas $40 million-plus </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Eric Wailes, distinguished professor and L.C. Carter chair in the agricultural economics and agribusiness, spoke at the Arkansas Rice Expo about what the rice industry could look like in 10 years. </div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/what-will-rice-industry-look-2025" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/what-will-rice-industry-look-2025#comments Legislative Outlook Rice Management Flooding Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:58:00 +0000 139001 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>August rains hit many northeast Arkansas crops hard. This field is just south of Cord on Highway 37 and was photographed Aug. 31. </em></p> USDA projects rally for U.S. ag exports http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/usda-projects-rally-us-ag-exports <div class="field-byline"> Logan Hawkes </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA projects 2016-17 U.S. farm exports will reach $133 billion, sixth-highest total on record.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/usda-projects-rally-us-ag-exports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/usda-projects-rally-us-ag-exports#comments Cotton Outlook Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Tue, 13 Sep 2016 14:14:00 +0000 138941 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Ag exports are expected to rally from recent declines for the 2016-17 crop years, according to a recent report from&nbsp; Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack.</p> Bayer positioning to meet global food challenge http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/bayer-positioning-meet-global-food-challenge <div class="field-byline"> Willie Vogt, Penton Agriculture </div> <div class="field-deck"> Looks toward a digital future </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bayer Crop Science is positioning itself in a number of ways to help meet the global food challenge. A recent global media event offers insight into that future.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/bayer-positioning-meet-global-food-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/bayer-positioning-meet-global-food-challenge#comments Cotton Outlook Soybeans Corn Wheat Management Equipment Technology Tue, 13 Sep 2016 14:08:00 +0000 139041 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>Liam Condon is charting a course for the future of Bayer&#39;s Crop Science Division, with an aim to take on some major global challenges.</em></p> USDA inspections send another shipment of Asian fish packing http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/usda-inspections-send-another-shipment-asian-fish-packing <div class="node-body blog-body">The August rejection was only the latest in a string of rejections since the USDA took over inspections from the FDA in April. Compared to the FDA program, which found problems and turned away only a minute amount of foreign seafood over years, the USDA’s efforts have been a massive success.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/usda-inspections-send-another-shipment-asian-fish-packing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/usda-inspections-send-another-shipment-asian-fish-packing#comments Beef Legislative Outlook Management Plant and Animal Health Import and Export Farm Press Blog Mon, 12 Sep 2016 15:14:00 +0000 139011 at http://deltafarmpress.com Arkansas grain sorghum hampered by sprouting issues http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/arkansas-grain-sorghum-hampered-sprouting-issues <div class="field-deck"> Corn crop largely solid </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Anytime the crop is mature and stays wet for several days in warm temperatures, “there’s a real threat it’ll sprout. We’re still dealing with that now, several weeks later." -- Jason Kelley, Arkansas Extension grain specialist.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/arkansas-grain-sorghum-hampered-sprouting-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/arkansas-grain-sorghum-hampered-sprouting-issues#comments Outlook Corn Management Grain Sorghum Tue, 06 Sep 2016 15:24:00 +0000 138881 at http://deltafarmpress.com Photo: LSU AgCenter 2017 acreage shifts: more soybeans, less corn http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/2017-acreage-shifts-more-soybeans-less-corn <div class="field-byline"> Bryce Knorr, Farm Futures </div> <div class="field-deck"> Farm Futures shows markets encourage acreage shifts </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Strong demand, profitable hedging opportunities this year may convince farmers to boost soybean acreage next year - Farm Futures 2017 planting intentions survey.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/2017-acreage-shifts-more-soybeans-less-corn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/2017-acreage-shifts-more-soybeans-less-corn#comments Outlook Soybeans Corn Wheat Management Corn Soybean Wheat Tue, 30 Aug 2016 13:03:00 +0000 138721 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>U.S. farmers are considering devoting a record 84.4 million acres to soybeans in 2017, up almost 1 percent from 2016.</p> Rep. Rick Crawford: Treat food as a national security issue http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/rep-rick-crawford-treat-food-national-security-issue <div class="node-body video-body">Arkansas congressman says agriculture needs to explore food as a national security issue as a way to find more support for passing the next farm bill.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/rep-rick-crawford-treat-food-national-security-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/rep-rick-crawford-treat-food-national-security-issue#comments Cotton Legislative Outlook Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:36:00 +0000 138671 at http://deltafarmpress.com Fishers growing milo ‘higher than an elephant’s eye’ until weather hit http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/fishers-growing-milo-higher-elephant-s-eye-until-weather-hit <div class="node-body article-body">Tim, Adam and Becky Fisher were preparing to harvest a big grain sorghum crop until rain intervened, dashing their hopes and those of many other Arkansas farmers.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/fishers-growing-milo-higher-elephant-s-eye-until-weather-hit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/fishers-growing-milo-higher-elephant-s-eye-until-weather-hit#comments Outlook Corn Management Fri, 26 Aug 2016 01:49:00 +0000 138621 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Tim Fisher with the Arkansas Sorghum Shootout field before the rains came.</p> Louisiana agriculture facing $110 million in flood-related losses http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/louisiana-agriculture-facing-110-million-flood-related-losses <div class="field-deck"> Myriad problems mean damage estimate likely to rise </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“The $110 million estimate is based on very early reports. As of yesterday (August 21), there were still some flooded areas in southwest Louisiana and, to some degree, south of Baton Rouge. So, a full assessment hasn’t been possible throughout all impacted areas." -- Kurt Guidry, LSU AgCenter agriculture economist.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/louisiana-agriculture-facing-110-million-flood-related-losses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/louisiana-agriculture-facing-110-million-flood-related-losses#comments Beef Cotton Outlook Soybeans Corn Rice Management Flooding Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:49:00 +0000 138551 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>Flooded grain bins east of Crowley. Many farmers will be faced with emptying wet grain from their bins, as well as dealing with flooded homes. Photo by Bruce Schultz, courtesy of the LSU AgCenter.</em></p>