Management http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6121/more en Reducing costs may help cotton producers stay in business http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/reducing-costs-may-help-cotton-producers-stay-business <div class="field-deck"> Expensive Temik replacement costs must be offset somewhere else </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mississippi cotton producer Kenneth Hood says savings on seed may help pay for cost of controlling root-knot nematodes in the Mississippi Delta</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/cotton/reducing-costs-may-help-cotton-producers-stay-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/reducing-costs-may-help-cotton-producers-stay-business#comments Cotton Management Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:07:00 +0000 114381 at http://deltafarmpress.com Despite encroaching development, Boyds continue family farming http://deltafarmpress.com/management/despite-encroaching-development-boyds-continue-family-farming <div class="node-body article-body">Development is farming's biggest competitor, says David Boyd, who farms with his son Matthew near Mississippi's capitol city, Jackson.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/despite-encroaching-development-boyds-continue-family-farming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/despite-encroaching-development-boyds-continue-family-farming#comments Soybeans Corn Markets Management Corn Crops Herbicides No Till Soybean Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:09:00 +0000 113971 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>MATTHEW AND DAVID BOYD grow corn and soybeans on their farms near Mississippi&rsquo;s capitol city, Jackson.</strong></em></p> Mid-South soybean crop about to have huge new market? http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/mid-south-soybean-crop-about-have-huge-new-market <div class="field-deck"> Commercialization of Arkansas-developed soy oil in the works </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Developed in Arkansas, soy oil rich in conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) could mean major opportunity for soybean producers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/mid-south-soybean-crop-about-have-huge-new-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/mid-south-soybean-crop-about-have-huge-new-market#comments Soybeans Markets Management Equipment Marketing and Promotion Soybean Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:06:00 +0000 114271 at http://deltafarmpress.com Warning: This column contains sensible information about GMOs http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/warning-column-contains-sensible-information-about-gmos <div class="node-body blog-body">Environmentalists beware, reading this may cause bouts of rational thinking.</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/warning-column-contains-sensible-information-about-gmos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/warning-column-contains-sensible-information-about-gmos#comments Management Sustainable Agriculture Biotech Seed/Transgenic Seed Farm Press Blog Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:56:00 +0000 114081 at http://deltafarmpress.com Solving the root-knot nematode dilemma in cotton http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/solving-root-knot-nematode-dilemma-cotton <div class="node-body video-body">Are you planting too much cottonseed? Here's how one Mississippi Delta producer set up a test to determine if his seeding rate was on target.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/solving-root-knot-nematode-dilemma-cotton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/solving-root-knot-nematode-dilemma-cotton#comments Cotton Management Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:19:00 +0000 114371 at http://deltafarmpress.com For 2014: Maybe a few bumps in the road? http://deltafarmpress.com/management/2014-maybe-few-bumps-road <div class="node-body video-body">Following a great crop year in 2013, there may be "a few bumps in the road" for 2014, Abbott Myers, chairman of the board of Mississippi Land Bank, said at the organization's annual meeting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/2014-maybe-few-bumps-road" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/2014-maybe-few-bumps-road#comments Government Management Crops Finance Fuel Legislation Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:21:00 +0000 114241 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>This year will be one of many decisions as a result of the new farm bill, says Abbott Myers, chairman of the board of Mississippi Land Bank.</strong></em></p> Agriculture's good times: Will they continue in 2014? http://deltafarmpress.com/management/agricultures-good-times-will-they-continue-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">“Everyone knows things in agriculture tend to cycle up and down,” says Dundee, Miss., producer and Mississippi Land Bank board chairman. “Anybody who’s been in farming for any length of time knows hard times will come sooner or later, and there could be some 'bumps' ahead in 2014."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/agricultures-good-times-will-they-continue-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/agricultures-good-times-will-they-continue-2014#comments Markets Government Management Crops Crops Crops Fuel Import and Export Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:20:00 +0000 114231 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>ABBOTT MYERS, from left, his wife, Sheryl, Dundee, Miss.; and Mikki and Jim Cassidy, Marks, Miss., were among those attending the annual meeting of the Mississippi Land Bank.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> Louisiana wheat crop struggles with cold temperatures http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/louisiana-wheat-crop-struggles-cold-temperatures <div class="node-body video-body">Louisiana growers assessing damage from last blast of cold air, hoping spring weather will help wheat crop pull through.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/louisiana-wheat-crop-struggles-cold-temperatures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/louisiana-wheat-crop-struggles-cold-temperatures#comments Wheat Management Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:43:00 +0000 114331 at http://deltafarmpress.com Pioneering plant breeder aiming to double world corn production http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/pioneering-plant-breeder-aiming-double-world-corn-production <div class="node-body blog-body">Today’s GMO corn varieties average 150 bushels or so from 35,000 plants per acre. A Forbes magazine article outlines how Iowa seed mogul Harry Stine is working to double yields by breeding new corn varieties and growing them on narrow rows with high density plantings.</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/pioneering-plant-breeder-aiming-double-world-corn-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/pioneering-plant-breeder-aiming-double-world-corn-production#comments Soybeans Corn Management Biotech Traits Columnists Seed Seed Farm Press Blog Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:15:00 +0000 114301 at http://deltafarmpress.com First annual Agricultural Law Conference set for May 16 http://deltafarmpress.com/government/first-annual-agricultural-law-conference-set-may-16 <div class="field-deck"> Tunica, Miss., will host Mid-South agriculture-related conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We’ve designed this so that anyone involved in agriculture -- ag lenders, businessmen -- will find it very pertinent.” -- Harrison Pittman.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/first-annual-agricultural-law-conference-set-may-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/first-annual-agricultural-law-conference-set-may-16#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Crop Farm Bill Regulations Regulatory Branch Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:43:00 +0000 114211 at http://deltafarmpress.com