Management http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6121/more en Payment limitations and estate planning for farmers: avoiding pitfalls http://deltafarmpress.com/management/payment-limitations-and-estate-planning-farmers-avoiding-pitfalls <div class="field-deck"> A report from the Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Payment limitations run into conflicts with estate planners all the time. What we spend a couple of months putting together, estate planners can destroy overnight.” -- Robert Serio. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/payment-limitations-and-estate-planning-farmers-avoiding-pitfalls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/payment-limitations-and-estate-planning-farmers-avoiding-pitfalls#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Estate Planning Fri, 01 May 2015 12:19:00 +0000 124911 at http://deltafarmpress.com Tips for transitioning farm to next generation http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/tips-transitioning-farm-next-generation <div class="field-byline"> Kevin Spafford, Legacy by Design </div> <div class="field-deck"> Nightmare or great achievement? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Succession planning intersects finance, business and the human spirit. Using proven assessment tools to measure leadership behaviors can help channel emotions into constructive activities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/tips-transitioning-farm-next-generation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/tips-transitioning-farm-next-generation#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Management Equipment Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:23:00 +0000 124861 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Selecting a successor to lead your farm can be a nightmare or it may become your greatest achievement.</p> Copyright Scott Olson, Getty Images News <p><em>Kevin Spafford</em></p> Grain sorghum weed control no 'piece of cake' http://deltafarmpress.com/management/grain-sorghum-weed-control-no-piece-cake <div class="node-body article-body">"There seems to be a lot of folks who are promoting grain sorghum, making weed control sound like a piece of cake, but I have not found weed control to be a piece of cake." - Ford Baldwin</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/grain-sorghum-weed-control-no-piece-cake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/grain-sorghum-weed-control-no-piece-cake#comments Management Weed Control Grain Sorghum Herbicides Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:05:00 +0000 124931 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>&quot;While weed control in grain sorghum sounds a lot like weed control in corn, the difference is you have to use lower herbicide rates in grain sorghum.&quot; <em>- Ford Baldwin</em></p> Delta Farm Press Mississippi versus Memphis in major water dispute http://deltafarmpress.com/government/mississippi-versus-memphis-major-water-dispute <div class="field-deck"> Report from the Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Back in 2005, Mississippi filed its first complaint against the city and the water utility. Mississippi argues that the water within the borders of the state is a sovereign resource that Tennessee has no right to.” -- Stephanie Showalter Otts, director of the National Sea Grant Law Center.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/mississippi-versus-memphis-major-water-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/mississippi-versus-memphis-major-water-dispute#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Government Management Irrigation Technology Irrigation Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:08:00 +0000 124901 at http://deltafarmpress.com Is water quality trading coming to the Mid-South? http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/water-quality-trading-coming-mid-south <div class="field-deck"> A report from the Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New market possible for Mid-South producers?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/water-quality-trading-coming-mid-south" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/water-quality-trading-coming-mid-south#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Markets Government Management Irrigation Nutrient Supply Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:58:00 +0000 124891 at http://deltafarmpress.com Wheat scab showing up in Mid-South wheat fields http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-scab-showing-mid-south-wheat-fields <div class="node-body video-body">Reports of wheat scab outbreaks triggering alarms for Arkansas, Louisiana wheat growers in this year's wet spring conditions.</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/wheat/wheat-scab-showing-mid-south-wheat-fields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-scab-showing-mid-south-wheat-fields#comments Wheat Management Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:22:00 +0000 124881 at http://deltafarmpress.com How to manage nitrogen in wet corn fields http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/how-manage-nitrogen-wet-corn-fields <div class="field-byline"> Josh Lofton and Beatrix Haggard, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While corn that was planted on time in Louisiana is up and most has a pretty good stand, new challenges are arising with nitrogen fertilization in the wet conditions around the state.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/how-manage-nitrogen-wet-corn-fields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/how-manage-nitrogen-wet-corn-fields#comments Corn Management Corn Fertilizers Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:10:00 +0000 124871 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press Falling crop prices may impact land, cash rents http://deltafarmpress.com/management/falling-crop-prices-may-impact-land-cash-rents <div class="node-body article-body">If farm income continues to slide, land prices and land rent will also have to come down, says Abbott Myers, chairman of Mississippi Land Bank. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/falling-crop-prices-may-impact-land-cash-rents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/falling-crop-prices-may-impact-land-cash-rents#comments Soybeans Government Management Groups & Organizations Current Income Management Soybean Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:28:00 +0000 124641 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><strong><em>MISSISSIPPI LAND BANK officers visit with National Cotton Council Chairman and Como, Miss., producer Sledge Taylor, second from right, at the bank&rsquo;s annual meeting. From left are Abbott Myers, MLB board chairman; Gary Gaines, president; and Craig Shideler, executive vice president.</em></strong></p> Delta Farm Press Sunshine, warm temperatures good and bad for LSU AgCenter Wheat Field Day http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/sunshine-warm-temperatures-good-and-bad-lsu-agcenter-wheat-field-day <div class="node-body gallery-body">LSU AgCenter Wheat and Oats Field Day helps provide growers, specialists with the latest information on varieties and best management practices for small grains.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/sunshine-warm-temperatures-good-and-bad-lsu-agcenter-wheat-field-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/sunshine-warm-temperatures-good-and-bad-lsu-agcenter-wheat-field-day#comments Wheat Management Miscellaneous Mon, 27 Apr 2015 01:25:00 +0000 124801 at http://deltafarmpress.com Mississippi, USDA agencies enrolling farmers in CREP http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/mississippi-usda-agencies-enrolling-farmers-crep <div class="node-body video-body">New Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program for Mississippi aimed at helping restore bottomland hardwood forests and increasing wetlands and improving water quality.</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/soybeans/mississippi-usda-agencies-enrolling-farmers-crep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/mississippi-usda-agencies-enrolling-farmers-crep#comments Soybeans Government Management Sat, 25 Apr 2015 02:10:00 +0000 124781 at http://deltafarmpress.com