Government http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6111/more en WOTUS rule could increase cost, frustration on CWA 404 enforcement http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/wotus-rule-could-increase-cost-frustration-cwa-404-enforcement <div class="node-body video-body">EPA's Waters of the U.S. rule appears to be here to stay, will further complicate Clean Water Act "navigable water' interpretations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/wotus-rule-could-increase-cost-frustration-cwa-404-enforcement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/wotus-rule-could-increase-cost-frustration-cwa-404-enforcement#comments Soybeans Government Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:42:00 +0000 135171 at http://deltafarmpress.com Highly leveraged farms trending upward http://deltafarmpress.com/management/highly-leveraged-farms-trending-upward <div class="field-byline"> USDA Economic Research Service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The share of U.S. farms highly leveraged (debt-to-asset ratios greater than .40) has trended upward since 2012 and is forecast to increase in 2015 and 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/highly-leveraged-farms-trending-upward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/highly-leveraged-farms-trending-upward#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:48:00 +0000 135161 at http://deltafarmpress.com World mill use needs to rebound for cotton prices to advance: Part III http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/world-mill-use-needs-rebound-cotton-prices-advance-part-iii <div class="node-body video-body">World cotton mill use declined nearly 20 million bales between 2006 and 2011 but has since begun to rebound. Much more improvement is needed, NCC officials say.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/world-mill-use-needs-rebound-cotton-prices-advance-part-iii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/world-mill-use-needs-rebound-cotton-prices-advance-part-iii#comments Cotton Markets Government Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:28:00 +0000 135071 at http://deltafarmpress.com Mid-South Ag Law Conference covers wide range of issues in Memphis http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/mid-south-ag-law-conference-covers-wide-range-issues-memphis <div class="node-body gallery-body">Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference presents intense sessions on the issues that confront farmers in difficult economic times.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/mid-south-ag-law-conference-covers-wide-range-issues-memphis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/mid-south-ag-law-conference-covers-wide-range-issues-memphis#comments Soybeans Rice Government Miscellaneous Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:55:00 +0000 135061 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Bill Bridgforth and Rusty Rumley were among participants in this year&#39;s Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference.</p> 10-year study shows benefit from neonicotinoids in Mid-South soybeans http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/10-year-study-shows-benefit-neonicotinoids-mid-south-soybeans <div class="field-byline"> Ginger Rowsey, University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture </div> <div class="field-deck"> Insecticide seed treatments consistently increase yields </div> <div class="node-body article-body">University researchers find neonicotinoid seed treatments can be a plus for soybean production in the Mid-South over 10 years of testing..</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/10-year-study-shows-benefit-neonicotinoids-mid-south-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/10-year-study-shows-benefit-neonicotinoids-mid-south-soybeans#comments Soybeans Government Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:17:00 +0000 135031 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>A recent study found that neonicotinoid seed treatments provide significant economic benefits to soybean growers in the Mid-South. The results come as this particular class of insecticides is facing increased scrutiny from environmental groups and regulators.</p> Photo: G. Rowsey, courtesy UTIA. China has pulled back on cotton but remains a major player: Part II http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/china-has-pulled-back-cotton-remains-major-player-part-ii <div class="node-body video-body">China's reduction of subsidies and decision to reduce its reserve stocks will impact cotton market, but no one is sure how just yet, NCC official says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/china-has-pulled-back-cotton-remains-major-player-part-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/china-has-pulled-back-cotton-remains-major-player-part-ii#comments Cotton Markets Government Tue, 26 Apr 2016 13:57:00 +0000 135021 at http://deltafarmpress.com China announces rules for sale of 9 million bales of reserve cotton http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/china-announces-rules-sale-9-million-bales-reserve-cotton <div class="node-body article-body">China's announcement it plans to sell 2 million tons of cotton from its reserves may finally provide answers about the quality of those bales. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/china-announces-rules-sale-9-million-bales-reserve-cotton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/china-announces-rules-sale-9-million-bales-reserve-cotton#comments Cotton Government Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:36:00 +0000 134981 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Farm&nbsp;laborers work at a cotton factory&nbsp;in Korla city, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China.</p> Photo by Guang Niu/Getty Images 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> <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 Mon, 25 Apr 2016 11:04:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Kansas Sen. Moran keynote speaker for Delta Council annual meeting http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/kansas-sen-moran-keynote-speaker-delta-council-annual-meeting <div class="field-deck"> 2016 Delta Honor Graduates to be recognized </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas to discuss latest developments in Washington at the 91st annual meeting of the Delta Council May 20.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/kansas-sen-moran-keynote-speaker-delta-council-annual-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/kansas-sen-moran-keynote-speaker-delta-council-annual-meeting#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Government Sun, 24 Apr 2016 22:18:00 +0000 134951 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Sen. Jerry Moran, second from right, visits with National Cotton Council members from Kansas and Texas before speaking at the NCC&#39;s annual meeting in Memphis.</p> U.S. cotton industry says little evidence of dumping in Turkish market http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/us-cotton-industry-says-little-evidence-dumping-turkish-market <div class="node-body article-body">House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway urged Turkish government to drop "baseless" charges of dumping of U.S. into its market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/us-cotton-industry-says-little-evidence-dumping-turkish-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/us-cotton-industry-says-little-evidence-dumping-turkish-market#comments Cotton Markets Government Thu, 21 Apr 2016 22:36:00 +0000 134921 at http://deltafarmpress.com