Markets http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en Louisiana rice crop ‘late, uneven,’ LSU AgCenter specialist says http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/louisiana-rice-crop-late-uneven-lsu-agcenter-specialist-says <div class="node-body video-body">The Louisiana rice crop is about two weeks late and uneven, according to Louisiana State University rice specialists. That means this year's rice crop will not be the match of last year's.</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/rice/louisiana-rice-crop-late-uneven-lsu-agcenter-specialist-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/louisiana-rice-crop-late-uneven-lsu-agcenter-specialist-says#comments Rice Markets Miscellaneous Sun, 20 Jul 2014 01:41:00 +0000 116701 at http://deltafarmpress.com 300-bushel corn within site for some Mississippi Delta producers http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/300-bushel-corn-within-site-some-mississippi-delta-producers <div class="node-body video-body">Regional seed company aims to help growers improve their farm-wide grain yields, company CEO says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/300-bushel-corn-within-site-some-mississippi-delta-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/300-bushel-corn-within-site-some-mississippi-delta-producers#comments Corn Markets Management Miscellaneous Sat, 19 Jul 2014 18:50:00 +0000 116681 at http://deltafarmpress.com As China’s cotton acres shrink, door opens to more U.S. sales http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/china-s-cotton-acres-shrink-door-opens-more-us-sales <div class="node-body article-body">China is growing less cotton, and that spells opportunity for U.S. cotton, says O.A. Cleveland, Jr., Mississippi State University economics professor emeritus.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/china-s-cotton-acres-shrink-door-opens-more-us-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/china-s-cotton-acres-shrink-door-opens-more-us-sales#comments Cotton Markets Government Crops Import and Export State Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:33:00 +0000 116361 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>PRODUCERS Rett Swann and Hal Swann, Guntown, Miss., visit with &nbsp;Ernie Flint, regional Extension specialist, Kosciusko, Miss., at the joint annual meeting of the Mississippi Boll Weevil Management Corporation and the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation&rsquo;s Cotton Policy Committee.</em></p> Variable rate irrigation featured at Milan No-Till Field Day http://deltafarmpress.com/irrigation-technology/variable-rate-irrigation-featured-milan-no-till-field-day <div class="node-body article-body">Variable rate irrigation allows farmers to customize water application based on topography information, soil data maps, yield data and other user-defined information.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/irrigation-technology/variable-rate-irrigation-featured-milan-no-till-field-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/irrigation-technology/variable-rate-irrigation-featured-milan-no-till-field-day#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Markets Management Equipment Irrigation Technology Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:47:00 +0000 116611 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>With variable rate irrigation, farmers can &ldquo;turn on&rdquo; and &ldquo;turn off&rdquo; different sections of an irrigation pivot as it moves across a field, so they can apply water only where it needs to be.</em></p> 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, 16 Jul 2014 13:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com ICAC -- big stocks loom over cotton market http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/icac-big-stocks-loom-over-cotton-market <div class="field-byline"> Delta Farm Press </div> <div class="node-body article-body">According to the International Cotton Advisory Committee, cotton's large excess of stocks is weighing on the market, but a 3 percent rise in world consumption is projected for 2014-15.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/icac-big-stocks-loom-over-cotton-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/icac-big-stocks-loom-over-cotton-market#comments Cotton Markets Cotton Import and Export Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:20:00 +0000 116451 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Too much cotton and not enough demand means lower prices for cotton.</p> ‘Pigposium’ to offer glimpse of new weed control strategies, technologies http://deltafarmpress.com/management/pigposium-offer-glimpse-new-weed-control-strategies-technologies <div class="field-deck"> Event slated for July 23 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Event to provide slate of weed experts explaining coming technologies, current methods of dealing with herbicide-resistant weeds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/pigposium-offer-glimpse-new-weed-control-strategies-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/pigposium-offer-glimpse-new-weed-control-strategies-technologies#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Management Conferences Herbicide-tolerant crops Resistant Weeds Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:43:00 +0000 116351 at http://deltafarmpress.com USDA projects record U.S. soybean crop http://deltafarmpress.com/management/usda-projects-record-us-soybean-crop <div class="node-body article-body">Based on higher soybean acreage from June, USDA is projecting a record soybean crop this year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/usda-projects-record-us-soybean-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/usda-projects-record-us-soybean-crop#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Markets Management Corn Cotton Import and Export Rice Soybean Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18:05:00 +0000 116461 at http://deltafarmpress.com China will plant less cotton and import more http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/china-will-plant-less-cotton-and-import-more <div class="node-body video-body">China will be producing 15 million fewer bales of cotton by 2016/17, pointing the way to more purchases of U.S. cotton, says O. A. Cleveland, Jr., Mississippi State University Extension economics professor emeritus.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/china-will-plant-less-cotton-and-import-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/china-will-plant-less-cotton-and-import-more#comments Cotton Markets Cotton Import and Export State Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:51:00 +0000 116371 at http://deltafarmpress.com 2014 U.S. corn crop rated 75 percent good to excellent http://deltafarmpress.com/2014-us-corn-crop-rated-75-percent-good-excellent <div class="node-body link-body">The 2014 U.S. corn crop stayed at 75 percent good to excellent, as expected, for the week ended July 6, with the excellent rating up 1 point to 21 percent and good down 1 point to 54 percent, USDA said in its weekly crop condition report.</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/2014-us-corn-crop-rated-75-percent-good-excellent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Wheat Markets Tue, 08 Jul 2014 12:54:00 +0000 116231 at http://deltafarmpress.com