Management http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6121/more en Frequent rains hamper Arkansas wheat crop http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/frequent-rains-hamper-arkansas-wheat-crop <div class="field-deck"> Grain sorghum acres up, corn acres down </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“A lot of rain after heading can lead to nothing good in wheat.” -- Jason Kelley, Arkansas Extension wheat agronomist. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/frequent-rains-hamper-arkansas-wheat-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/frequent-rains-hamper-arkansas-wheat-crop#comments Corn Wheat Management Grain Sorghum Precipitation Fri, 29 May 2015 11:57:00 +0000 125751 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 Managing preflood nitrogen in rice with wet weather, again… http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/managing-preflood-nitrogen-rice-wet-weather-again <div class="field-byline"> Jarrod T. Hardke, University of Arkansas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For many Arkansas rice fields, options are running out for preflood nitrogen applications. It’s time to play the hand being dealt with no time to wait for new cards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/managing-preflood-nitrogen-rice-wet-weather-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/managing-preflood-nitrogen-rice-wet-weather-again#comments Rice Management Rice Thu, 28 May 2015 15:06:00 +0000 125741 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press Overlay residual herbicides in rice to suppress weeds http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/overlay-residual-herbicides-rice-suppress-weeds <div class="field-deck"> Some residuals breaking early </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Rice producers who have been able to overlay residual herbicides are generally in pretty good shape from a weed control standpoint. Some residuals are breaking early, and that is a reason it is important to overlay them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/overlay-residual-herbicides-rice-suppress-weeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/overlay-residual-herbicides-rice-suppress-weeds#comments Rice Management Herbicides Rice Wed, 27 May 2015 15:08:00 +0000 125701 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press Ag pesticide workshop set for June 9 in Winnsboro http://deltafarmpress.com/management/ag-pesticide-workshop-set-june-9-winnsboro <div class="field-byline"> LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The LSU AgCenter will host a workshop on June 9 for farmers and consultants to learn how to reduce off-target pesticide drift and to use new technologies at the LSU AgCenter Macon Ridge Research Station at Winnsboro, La.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/ag-pesticide-workshop-set-june-9-winnsboro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/ag-pesticide-workshop-set-june-9-winnsboro#comments Management Tue, 26 May 2015 11:00:00 +0000 125511 at http://deltafarmpress.com Louisiana corn, soybeans hampered by rains http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/louisiana-corn-soybeans-hampered-rains <div class="field-byline"> Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="field-deck"> Some young rice struggling </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Heavy rains have caused problems for some Louisiana soybean and corn farmers, especially in the north part of the state where a storm system brought as much as 10 inches of rain in some areas in the one week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/louisiana-corn-soybeans-hampered-rains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/louisiana-corn-soybeans-hampered-rains#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Management Corn Cotton Rice Soybean Fri, 22 May 2015 18:25:00 +0000 125641 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>WATER REMAINS on portions of a soybean field at the South Farm of the LSU AgCenter Rice Research Station in Crowley. Frequent heavy rains have created potential problems for some areas of soybean production in Louisiana, and saturated ground over much of the state is creating drainage problems for row crops. </em>(LSU AgCenter photo by Bruce Schultz)</p> 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 Louisiana’s 2015 wheat crop headed toward disaster http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/louisiana-s-2015-wheat-crop-headed-toward-disaster <div class="field-byline"> Linda Foster Benedict, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Excessive rain across Louisiana is compounding already existing problems with the 2015 wheat crop and leading to what LSU AgCenter experts call a disastrous season.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/louisiana-s-2015-wheat-crop-headed-toward-disaster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/louisiana-s-2015-wheat-crop-headed-toward-disaster#comments Wheat Management Grains Wheat Fri, 22 May 2015 15:30:00 +0000 125581 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>JOSH LOFTON, left, LSU AgCenter extension wheat specialist, and Trey Price, LSU AgCenter plant pathologist, check a field in which the wheat has lodged, or fallen over, because of heavy rains and high winds. </em>(LSU AgCenter Photo by Craig Gautreaux)</p> What you can do to improve soil's health http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/what-you-can-do-improve-soils-health <div class="field-byline"> Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Ag Communications </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Soil health is the intersection of the physical, biological and chemical state of the soil. Healthy soil reduces the need for fertilizer and other inputs, reducing the cost of crop production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/what-you-can-do-improve-soils-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/what-you-can-do-improve-soils-health#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Equipment Fri, 22 May 2015 13:43:00 +0000 125551 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>LARRY OLDHAM, Mississippi State University soil specialist, samples soil in a Delta field on Oct. 17, 2014. </em>(Photo by MSU Ag Communications/Kat Lawrence)</p> Weather, prices depress planting estimates for Arkansas http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/weather-prices-depress-planting-estimates-arkansas <div class="field-byline"> Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Weather and declining prices are putting a dent in the expected total of rice and corn acres planted, said Scott Stiles, Extension economist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/weather-prices-depress-planting-estimates-arkansas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/weather-prices-depress-planting-estimates-arkansas#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Markets Management Equipment Fri, 22 May 2015 12:13:00 +0000 125491 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press