Government en RiceTec to highlight advances in rice industry at Arkansas Field Day <div class="field-deck"> CEO Mike Gumina to speak on global issues </div> <div class="node-body article-body">RiceTec CEO Mike Gumina will highlight new advances in rice quality, global trade during the firm's Arkansas Rice Field Day at its Business Center near Harrisburg, Ark.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rice Markets Government Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:11:00 +0000 137701 at NCC continuing to seek a path for cottonseed 'other oilseed' designation <div class="node-body video-body">Cotton industry leaders plan to renew efforts to have cottonseed designated as an other oilseed either in Congress or with the new administration.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Markets Government Sun, 24 Jul 2016 12:24:00 +0000 137661 at Dicamba drift incidents have ripple effect <div class="field-deck"> EU approves Xtend soybeans for import </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The dicamba drift “is an absolute shame. There’s blame to pass around to many facets of agriculture." -- Bob Scott, Arkansas Extension weed specialist. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Markets Government Management Agriculture Technology Herbicide-tolerant crops Import and Export Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:44:00 +0000 137621 at Improper dicamba use leaves Mid-South a multitude of drift cases <div class="field-deck"> Xtend soybeans being sprayed over-the-top </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“This is a huge issue and is really unprecedented. The situation with drift in the Bootheel is unlike anything I’ve seen before." -- Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri weed specialist.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Markets Government Management Agriculture Technology Herbicide-tolerant crops Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:51:00 +0000 137611 at Supply and demand estimates, global events impacting crop prices <div class="field-byline"> Robert Coats, University of Arkansas </div> <div class="field-deck"> A closer look at rice, soybeans, cotton, corn and wheat in July 12 report </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"As for building supply concerns, the WASDE report shows the productive capabilities of U.S. traditional program crop producers is alive and well. Presently, for some commodities this raises concerns that supply will overshadow demand." -- Bobby Coats.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Government Import and Export Mon, 18 Jul 2016 14:25:00 +0000 137491 at Sustainability, identity preservation keys to rice future <div class="node-body video-body">Horizon Ag General Manager Tim Walker says sustainability "buzzword" not meaningful unless its accompanied by profitability for rice farmers.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rice Markets Government Weed Control Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:25:00 +0000 137521 at Delta Farm Press Calendar of 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Events Mon, 18 Jul 2016 11:04:00 +0000 46561 at Food manufacturers boycott anti-GMO labeling activists in Vermont <div class="node-body blog-body">House and Senate approve new GMO labeling measures by wide margins, President Obama is expected to sign the legislation.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Government Farm Press Blog Fri, 15 Jul 2016 14:19:00 +0000 137481 at House passes GMO-labeling bill 306 to 117 <div class="field-deck"> Legislation now heads to White House </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To identify GMO ingredients, food manufacturers will be able to use labeling text, specially-designed symbols or a QR code that can be scanned with a Smartphone. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Wheat Livestock Markets Government Agriculture Technology Weed Control Legislation Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:34:00 +0000 137471 at How will new FAA rules affect agricultural use of drones? <div class="field-deck"> Aerial applicators unhappy with FAA’s looser approach </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Drone operators are "also responsible for knowing the laws of the state, not just the federal laws. That may mean photographing other people’s land is prohibited, there may be restrictions on all kinds of things. Depending on the state, there may be two or three drone-related laws that have been passed." -- Rusty Rumley, senior staff attorney with the National Agricultural Law Center at the University of Arkansas.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Miscellaneous Regulations Tue, 12 Jul 2016 13:54:00 +0000 137331 at