Government http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6111/more en A change in global warming perspective? http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/change-global-warming-perspective <div class="node-body blog-body">Could action on climate change do more harm than good?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/change-global-warming-perspective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/change-global-warming-perspective#comments Government Management Weather Environmental groups Regulations Renewable Farm Press Blog Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:51:00 +0000 114061 at http://deltafarmpress.com Expect to manage risk more on your own http://deltafarmpress.com/management/expect-manage-risk-more-your-own <div class="node-body video-body">Under new farm programs, farmers should expect to "take control of your own risk management," says Dr. Keith Coble, Mississippi State University Giles Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Economics, who spent a year in Washington helping to craft the recently-passed farm bill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/expect-manage-risk-more-your-own" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/expect-manage-risk-more-your-own#comments Government Management 2012 Farm Bill Crop insurance Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:02:00 +0000 114201 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 Developing nations major contributors to pollution, climate change emissions http://deltafarmpress.com/government/developing-nations-major-contributors-pollution-climate-change-emissions <div class="node-body article-body">“The U.S. is rapidly decarbonizing and reducing its energy consumption," says Richard Carson, economics professor at the University of California, San Diego. "Almost all the problems that will occur in the future will happen in a relatively small number of big developing countries," he says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/developing-nations-major-contributors-pollution-climate-change-emissions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/developing-nations-major-contributors-pollution-climate-change-emissions#comments Government Miscellaneous Crops Energy Crops Regulations Forecasting Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:40:00 +0000 113481 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>RICHARD CARSON, left, University of California, San Diego economics professor, delivered the Mississippi State University Department of Agricultural Economics centennial lecture on climate change. With him are Steve Turner, center, head of the MSU Department of Agricultural Economics, and Keith Coble, MSU professor of agricultural economics.</strong></em></p> 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 Disaster program sign-up starts April 15 for farmers, ranchers http://deltafarmpress.com/government/disaster-program-sign-starts-april-15-farmers-ranchers <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="field-deck"> Livestock programs retroactive to 2011 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers able to sign up for disaster programs starting on April 15.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/disaster-program-sign-starts-april-15-farmers-ranchers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/disaster-program-sign-starts-april-15-farmers-ranchers#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Disaster Aid Farm Bill Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:14:00 +0000 114001 at http://deltafarmpress.com Climate change: For two centuries a lot of debate, not much action http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/climate-change-two-centuries-lot-debate-not-much-action <div class="node-body blog-body">“The science community has been thinking about climate change due to increased carbon dioxide levels as far back as 1827,” says Richard Carson, University of California, San Diego, who spoke at his alma mater, Mississippi State University.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/climate-change-two-centuries-lot-debate-not-much-action" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/climate-change-two-centuries-lot-debate-not-much-action#comments Government Miscellaneous Crops Crops Forecasting Farm Press Blog Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:47:00 +0000 113961 at http://deltafarmpress.com Feeding a growing world points to need for ag chemicals, GMOs http://deltafarmpress.com/government/feeding-growing-world-points-need-ag-chemicals-gmos <div class="node-body article-body">Opponents of agri-chemicals and transgenic crops, are determined to thwart proliferation of those technologies in developing countries where food needs are great, says Leonard Gianessi, consultant for The CropLife Foundation, Washington.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/feeding-growing-world-points-need-ag-chemicals-gmos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/feeding-growing-world-points-need-ag-chemicals-gmos#comments Soybeans Corn Rice Government Corn Cotton Crop chemicals Fungicides Herbicides Import and Export Insecticides Organizations Soybean Fri, 04 Apr 2014 20:21:00 +0000 113431 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><strong><em>MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY officials welcoming Leonard Gianessi (second from right) to the campus for a seminar on the need for pesticides to feed a growing world population were, from left, Joe Street, associate Extension director; Gary Jackson, Extension director; and Bill Herndon, vice president for agriculture, forestry, and veterinary medicine. Gianessi is consultant for The Crop Protection Institute, Washington.</em></strong></p>