Government http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6111/more en Dicamba-tolerant cotton on track for 2015 launch; soybeans slated for 2016 http://deltafarmpress.com/government/dicamba-tolerant-cotton-track-2015-launch-soybeans-slated-2016 <div class="node-body video-body">Monsanto planning to bring dicamba-tolerant cotton to market in 2015; will delay soybean trait until 2016 -- assuming all regulatory approvals are in place.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/dicamba-tolerant-cotton-track-2015-launch-soybeans-slated-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/dicamba-tolerant-cotton-track-2015-launch-soybeans-slated-2016#comments Cotton Soybeans Government Management Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:54:00 +0000 116731 at http://deltafarmpress.com Lawmakers urge quick farm bill implementation http://deltafarmpress.com/government/lawmakers-urge-quick-farm-bill-implementation <div class="field-deck"> In face of disasters, APH adjustment major talking point </div> <div class="node-body article-body">House subcommittee hears from USDA under secretary on farm bill implementation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/lawmakers-urge-quick-farm-bill-implementation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/lawmakers-urge-quick-farm-bill-implementation#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Farm Bill Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:51:00 +0000 116651 at http://deltafarmpress.com Hard to feed the world without genetic engineering http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/hard-feed-world-without-genetic-engineering <div class="node-body blog-body">To feed the world in 2050, the world will need genetic engineering.</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/hard-feed-world-without-genetic-engineering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/hard-feed-world-without-genetic-engineering#comments Government Management Biotech Seed/Transgenic Seed Crops Organic Farming Variable Rate Application Farm Press Blog Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:48:00 +0000 116391 at http://deltafarmpress.com Farm groups marshaling support to scrap EPA’s proposed water rule http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-groups-marshaling-support-scrap-epa-s-proposed-water-rule <div class="node-body article-body">Agricultural organizations are marshaling forces to defeat a proposed rule by the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Corps of Engineers that would expand the regulatory authority of those agencies under the Clean Water Act, with significant impact on U.S. farming practices, they say.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-groups-marshaling-support-scrap-epa-s-proposed-water-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-groups-marshaling-support-scrap-epa-s-proposed-water-rule#comments Government Miscellaneous Crops Irrigation National State Water Management Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:26:00 +0000 116591 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>URGING SUPPORT for a national effort to defeat a proposed rule change to the Clean Water Act that opponents contend would be detrimental to agriculture are, from left, producers and Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation leaders Richy Bibb, Tunica, Miss.; Ted Kendall, Jr., Bolton, Miss.; and Donald Gant, Cleveland, Miss.&nbsp;</strong></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 ‘Overwhelming response’ to first UAV-focused conference in the Mid-South http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/overwhelming-response-first-uav-focused-conference-mid-south <div class="node-body video-body">First Delta AgTech Symposium draws large number of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle enthusiast to Memphis, Tenn., Agricenter to find out more about the status of the UAVs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/overwhelming-response-first-uav-focused-conference-mid-south" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/overwhelming-response-first-uav-focused-conference-mid-south#comments Government Management Equipment Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:44:00 +0000 116511 at http://deltafarmpress.com Precision agriculture will play key role in nation’s security, retired general says http://deltafarmpress.com/management/precision-agriculture-will-play-key-role-nation-s-security-retired-general-says <div class="node-body video-body">John Castellaw, retired general who now heads precision agriculture firm, says precision agriculture and national security will go hand in hand.</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/management/precision-agriculture-will-play-key-role-nation-s-security-retired-general-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/precision-agriculture-will-play-key-role-nation-s-security-retired-general-says#comments Government Management Equipment Miscellaneous Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:10:00 +0000 116381 at http://deltafarmpress.com UAV Symposium attracts farmers, consultants, suppliers to Memphis, Tenn., Agricenter http://deltafarmpress.com/management/uav-symposium-attracts-farmers-consultants-suppliers-memphis-tenn-agricenter <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Delta AgTech Symposium offered attendees an opportunity to see Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or UAVs in the field, in this case in the crop demonstration areas at the Memphis, Tenn., Agricenter in Memphis, Tenn. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/uav-symposium-attracts-farmers-consultants-suppliers-memphis-tenn-agricenter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/uav-symposium-attracts-farmers-consultants-suppliers-memphis-tenn-agricenter#comments Corn Government Management Equipment Miscellaneous Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:58:00 +0000 116341 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>GREG LEDFORD of Atlanta Hobby mans the controls of a Phantom 2 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle during a UAV demonstration prior to the start of the Delta AgTech Symposium at the Memphis, Tenn. Agricenter.</p> UAV integration manager says FAA on track to meet September 2015 deadline http://deltafarmpress.com/government/uav-integration-manager-says-faa-track-meet-september-2015-deadline <div class="field-deck"> Agency 'moving as fast' as rules will permit </div> <div class="node-body article-body">FAA's manager of Unmanned Aerial Systems Integration says FAA is making a lot of progress, but it can't circumvent the rulemaking procedures Congress has imposed on writing regulations for UAVs for commercial use.</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/government/uav-integration-manager-says-faa-track-meet-september-2015-deadline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/uav-integration-manager-says-faa-track-meet-september-2015-deadline#comments Government Management Equipment Miscellaneous Wed, 09 Jul 2014 22:27:00 +0000 116301 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>GREG LEDFORD, holding control panel, answers questions about the operation of a Phantom 2 UAV during a field demonstration at the Delta AgTech Symposium. Ledford is director of UAV technology at Atlanta Hobby.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>A Phantom 2 UAV at the Memphis Agricenter</p> FAA moving to write rules for UAVs ‘as fast as we can’ http://deltafarmpress.com/government/faa-moving-write-rules-uavs-fast-we-can <div class="node-body video-body">Head of FAA's Unmanned Aerial Systems Integration branch says writing the rules for new UAS or UAV uses is the agency's top priority; defends the need for keeping ag applicators and UAS in separate air space.</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/government/faa-moving-write-rules-uavs-fast-we-can" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/faa-moving-write-rules-uavs-fast-we-can#comments Government Management Equipment Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:53:00 +0000 116291 at http://deltafarmpress.com