Government http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6111/more en Beekeepers need farmers to help feed their bees http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/beekeepers-need-farmers-help-feed-their-bees <div class="node-body blog-body">Beekeepers need more forages for their bees than most can provide so they rely on farmers to provide healthy crops and other vegetation to feed them, a fact which seems to be lost on many activists calling for pesticides to be banned or withdrawn from use.</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/beekeepers-need-farmers-help-feed-their-bees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/beekeepers-need-farmers-help-feed-their-bees#comments Livestock Government Farm Press Blog Fri, 29 May 2015 02:15:00 +0000 125791 at http://deltafarmpress.com Rice supply-demand outlook improving, prices not so much http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/rice-supply-demand-outlook-improving-prices-not-so-much <div class="field-deck"> Burma, Cambodia returning to rice export market </div> <div class="node-body article-body">World rice prices are expected to remain low despite some improvement in production/consumption outlook.</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/rice-supply-demand-outlook-improving-prices-not-so-much" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/rice-supply-demand-outlook-improving-prices-not-so-much#comments Rice Markets Government Fri, 29 May 2015 01:22:00 +0000 125781 at http://deltafarmpress.com EPA releases final Waters of the U.S. rule http://deltafarmpress.com/government/epa-releases-final-waters-us-rule <div class="field-deck"> Loud opposition remains despite changes </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Critics of the EPA Waters of the U.S. rule contend it would extend federal control, under the Clean Water Act, over navigable waters to include things like field-side ditches.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/epa-releases-final-waters-us-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/epa-releases-final-waters-us-rule#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Legislation Regulations Regulatory Branch Thu, 28 May 2015 18:17:00 +0000 125771 at http://deltafarmpress.com Turner Grain bankruptcy law required lengthy legislative process http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/turner-grain-bankruptcy-law-required-lengthy-legislative-process <div class="node-body video-body">Chairman of the Arkansas Senate Agriculture Committee outlines the process for passing new grain dealer licensing regulations.</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/corn/turner-grain-bankruptcy-law-required-lengthy-legislative-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/turner-grain-bankruptcy-law-required-lengthy-legislative-process#comments Soybeans Corn Rice Government Thu, 28 May 2015 00:01:00 +0000 125721 at http://deltafarmpress.com Cochran, Wicker defend long-awaited catfish inspection program http://deltafarmpress.com/government/cochran-wicker-defend-long-awaited-catfish-inspection-program <div class="field-deck"> Less than 1 percent of imported catfish is inspected </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mississippi senators defend USDA-led catfish inspection program, call accusations of wasteful, duplication 'false.'</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/cochran-wicker-defend-long-awaited-catfish-inspection-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/cochran-wicker-defend-long-awaited-catfish-inspection-program#comments Livestock Government Tue, 26 May 2015 16:24:00 +0000 125681 at http://deltafarmpress.com Wheat tour through Arkansas provides information, stirs memories http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-tour-through-arkansas-provides-information-stirs-memories <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>On May 1, under lovely skies and a refreshing breeze, Jim Quinton and other volunteers picked up yardsticks and began a tour through Arkansas wheat fields.</p> <p>Quinton &ndash; currently residing in Mexico, Missouri -- and colleagues counted tillers and looked for disease in an effort to compile a simple &ldquo;state of the crop&rdquo; report.</p></div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> 3 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-tour-through-arkansas-provides-information-stirs-memories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-tour-through-arkansas-provides-information-stirs-memories#comments Wheat Markets Government Tue, 26 May 2015 16:11:00 +0000 125601 at http://deltafarmpress.com Weird takes a new turn in D.C. as president’s own party rebels http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/weird-takes-new-turn-dc-president-s-own-party-rebels <div class="node-body blog-body">As has been the case with other U.S. trade deals in recent years, there were concerns about the expected loss of U.S. jobs as a result of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. </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/weird-takes-new-turn-dc-president-s-own-party-rebels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/weird-takes-new-turn-dc-president-s-own-party-rebels#comments Government Columnists Marketing and Promotion Trade Farm Press Blog Mon, 25 May 2015 13:30:00 +0000 125661 at http://deltafarmpress.com Producers must report prevented planting and failed acres http://deltafarmpress.com/government/producers-must-report-prevented-planting-and-failed-acres <div class="node-body article-body">Growers must report prevented planting or failed acres if weather forces changes in their cropping plans. That's along with reporting planted acres, according to FSA specialists.</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/producers-must-report-prevented-planting-and-failed-acres" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/producers-must-report-prevented-planting-and-failed-acres#comments Government Fri, 22 May 2015 22:12:00 +0000 125651 at http://deltafarmpress.com Rice update: planting progress, armyworms, DD50 sign-up http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/rice-update-planting-progress-armyworms-dd50-sign <div class="field-byline"> Arkansas Extension Service </div> <div class="field-deck"> Wet weather slows planting </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Arkansas Extension update on rice for week of May 21.</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/rice-update-planting-progress-armyworms-dd50-sign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/rice-update-planting-progress-armyworms-dd50-sign#comments Rice Government Management Precipitation Fri, 22 May 2015 16:30:00 +0000 125621 at http://deltafarmpress.com Pollinator task force releases national strategy http://deltafarmpress.com/government/pollinator-task-force-releases-national-strategy <div class="node-body article-body">Release of National Strategy to Promote Pollinator Health attracts favorable and unfavorable comments from industry, environmental groups.</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/pollinator-task-force-releases-national-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/pollinator-task-force-releases-national-strategy#comments Government Fri, 22 May 2015 00:39:00 +0000 125541 at http://deltafarmpress.com Getty Images