Management http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6121/more en Farm labor shortage vexes farmers - American Farm Bureau http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-labor-shortage-vexes-farmers-american-farm-bureau <div class="field-byline"> American Farm Bureau Federation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new video produced by the American Farm Bureau Federation shines a spotlight on the frustrations of the nation’s farmers in finding workers to harvest their crops.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-labor-shortage-vexes-farmers-american-farm-bureau" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-labor-shortage-vexes-farmers-american-farm-bureau#comments Government Management Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:21:00 +0000 137101 at http://deltafarmpress.com The struggle between science and politics impacting Mid-South http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/struggle-between-science-and-politics-impacting-mid-south <div class="field-byline"> Larry Steckel, Weed Scientist University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"There has been an ongoing assault by so-called “environmental” groups that really has not found much traction until recently. It seems that they have finally obtained enough critical mass to have an impact through the court system and the EPA." -- Larry Steckel, Weed Scientist University of Tennessee. </div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/struggle-between-science-and-politics-impacting-mid-south" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/struggle-between-science-and-politics-impacting-mid-south#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Weed Control Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:10:00 +0000 136671 at http://deltafarmpress.com 7 meetings set to discuss Missouri farm financial stress http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/7-meetings-set-discuss-missouri-farm-financial-stress <div class="field-byline"> Duane Dailey, University of Missouri Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Financial issues and stresses in farm country will be discussed in seven meetings across Missouri in July.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/7-meetings-set-discuss-missouri-farm-financial-stress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/7-meetings-set-discuss-missouri-farm-financial-stress#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Management Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:44:00 +0000 136971 at http://deltafarmpress.com Caterpillars in conventional field corn: What should you do? http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/caterpillars-conventional-field-corn-what-should-you-do <div class="field-byline"> Glenn Studebaker, Arkansas Extension Entomologist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">We have quite a bit of conventional field corn in Arkansas this year and have been getting questions on when to spray for fall armyworm, corn earworm, and southwestern corn borer. </div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/caterpillars-conventional-field-corn-what-should-you-do" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/caterpillars-conventional-field-corn-what-should-you-do#comments Corn Management Insects Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:21:00 +0000 136931 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Southwestern corn borer (<em>University of Arkansas</em>).</p> Brexit: What's its impact on rice, cotton, grain prices? http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/brexit-whats-its-impact-rice-cotton-grain-prices <div class="field-byline"> Robert Coats </div> <div class="field-deck"> United Kingdom votes to leave European Union </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, rice, cotton, soybeans, corn, wheat, and oil experienced price weakness as markets moved into a risk-off mode.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/brexit-whats-its-impact-rice-cotton-grain-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/brexit-whats-its-impact-rice-cotton-grain-prices#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Markets Government Management Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:19:00 +0000 137021 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><span>A Vote to Leave campaigner holds a placard at a rally for votes to leave the European Union in the referendum.</span></p> Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Meetings to answer "Actively Engaged in Farming" questions http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/meetings-answer-actively-engaged-farming-questions <div class="field-byline"> Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farm operators affected by the new “Actively Engaged in Farming” regulations can find help at two meetings sponsored by Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation and Delta Council.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/meetings-answer-actively-engaged-farming-questions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/meetings-answer-actively-engaged-farming-questions#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Government Management Equipment National Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:32:00 +0000 136951 at http://deltafarmpress.com Photo: Getty Images Mississippi cropland values mostly unchanged, cash rents declining http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mississippi-cropland-values-mostly-unchanged-cash-rents-declining <div class="node-body article-body">Farmland prices in the Mississippi Delta were relatively flat fro 2015 to 2016, but cash rents were adjusting downward, according to a Mississippi State University survey.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mississippi-cropland-values-mostly-unchanged-cash-rents-declining" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mississippi-cropland-values-mostly-unchanged-cash-rents-declining#comments Management Management Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:04:00 +0000 136901 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>&ldquo;Persistently lower commodity prices, sticky input costs, and low farm incomes since 2014 have had a dampening effect on crop farmland values, both nationally and in Mississippi,&rdquo; says Bryon Parman, Mississippi State University assistant Extension professor of agricultural economics.</strong></em></p> Seven meetings set to discuss Missouri farm financial stress http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/seven-meetings-set-discuss-missouri-farm-financial-stress <div class="field-byline"> Duane Dailey, University of Missouri Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“The meetings will gather information rather than tell economic outlooks.” -- Scott Brown, University of Missouri economist.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/seven-meetings-set-discuss-missouri-farm-financial-stress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/seven-meetings-set-discuss-missouri-farm-financial-stress#comments Markets Management Events Finance Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:44:00 +0000 136881 at http://deltafarmpress.com Research lacking to back claims for foliar-applied fertilizers http://deltafarmpress.com/management/research-lacking-back-claims-foliar-applied-fertilizers <div class="field-byline"> Nathan Slaton, Rick Norman, Trent Roberts, Jason Kelley, Jarrod Hardke, Bill Robertson, Jeremy Ross and Leo Espinoza, University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many of the recommendations being made for foliar feeding simply have little defensible merit.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/research-lacking-back-claims-foliar-applied-fertilizers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/research-lacking-back-claims-foliar-applied-fertilizers#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Agriculture Technology Fertilizers Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:20:00 +0000 136861 at http://deltafarmpress.com Monsanto donates research farm, facilities to The B.F. Smith Foundation http://deltafarmpress.com/management/monsanto-donates-research-farm-facilities-bf-smith-foundation <div class="field-byline"> Delta Council and Monsanto </div> <div class="field-deck"> 150-acre site to support agricultural research, local science education </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“The B. F. Smith Foundation is ecstatic about the new opportunity to advance one of the Foundation’s primary missions, which is to advance science and education in a way that holds promise for improving the quality of life of the citizens in this region. " -- Travis Satterfield, chairman of The B.F. Smith Foundation.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/monsanto-donates-research-farm-facilities-bf-smith-foundation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/monsanto-donates-research-farm-facilities-bf-smith-foundation#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Miscellaneous Events Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:04:00 +0000 136851 at http://deltafarmpress.com