Management http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6121/more en Mid-South corn, soybean crops look to be ‘very strong’ http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/mid-south-corn-soybean-crops-look-be-very-strong <div class="node-body video-body">Mid-South soybean farmers could be on target for repeating some of last year's 100-bushel-plus soybean yields. Corn yields also looking strong where nitrogen was replenished after rains.</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/mid-south-corn-soybean-crops-look-be-very-strong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/mid-south-corn-soybean-crops-look-be-very-strong#comments Soybeans Corn Markets Management Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:10:00 +0000 117181 at http://deltafarmpress.com John Owen – a southern farmer’s perspective on the new farm bill http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/john-owen-southern-farmer-s-perspective-new-farm-bill <div class="node-body article-body">Alto, La., rice producer John Owen talks about his role in shaping the Agricultural Act of 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/john-owen-southern-farmer-s-perspective-new-farm-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/john-owen-southern-farmer-s-perspective-new-farm-bill#comments Rice Government Management 2012 Farm Bill Farm Service Agency (FSA) Rice Trade Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:03:00 +0000 116631 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>Rice producer John Owen, left, best friend, Roux, and long-time farmhand, William Davis, stand beside a reservoir used to irrigate rice and other crops.</em></p> New planters offer higher performance at higher speeds http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/new-planters-offer-higher-performance-higher-speeds <div class="node-body video-body">New seed delivery units will allow for faster planting speeds, smaller planters, equipment specialist tells Milan Field Day participants..</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/equipment/new-planters-offer-higher-performance-higher-speeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/new-planters-offer-higher-performance-higher-speeds#comments Management Equipment Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:54:00 +0000 117151 at http://deltafarmpress.com Mississippi continues boll weevil-free status http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/mississippi-continues-boll-weevil-free-status <div class="node-body article-body">The last boll weevil trapped in Mississippi was in 2008, and the state is now in its sixth year of weevil-free status, says Farrell Boyd, manager of the Mississippi Boll Weevil Eradication Corporation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/mississippi-continues-boll-weevil-free-status" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/mississippi-continues-boll-weevil-free-status#comments Cotton Management Boll weevil Cotton Crops Farm Bureau Insecticides Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:35:00 +0000 116561 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><strong><em>COLEY BAILEY, Jr., from left, Coffeeville, Miss., producer; John Swayze, Benton, Miss., producer/ginner; and Ted Kendall, Jr., Bolton, Miss. producer/ginner, were among those attending the joint annual meeting of the Mississippi Boll Weevil Management Corporation and the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation Cotton Policy Committee.</em></strong></p> New iPhone app connects to Mizzou ag news, research http://deltafarmpress.com/management/new-iphone-app-connects-mizzou-ag-news-research <div class="node-body article-body">Research and stories from world-renowned University of Missouri scientists and researchers are available on your iPhone. The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ CAFNR smart phone app features stories, highlights events, showcases CAFNR’s Agricultural Research Centers and provides users a way to easily connect to the college’s social media accounts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/new-iphone-app-connects-mizzou-ag-news-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/new-iphone-app-connects-mizzou-ag-news-research#comments Management Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:30:00 +0000 116791 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>THE NEW CAFNR app connects to the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. The smart phone app features stories, highlights events, showcases CAFNR&rsquo;s Agricultural Research Centers and provides users a way to easily connect to the college&rsquo;s social media accounts.</em></p> Photo by Kyle Spradley | © 2014 - Curators of the University of Missouri Save fuel and water with soil health management plan http://deltafarmpress.com/management/save-fuel-and-water-soil-health-management-plan <div class="node-body article-body">When it comes to reducing runoff and improving water infiltration, nothing beats no-till. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/save-fuel-and-water-soil-health-management-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/save-fuel-and-water-soil-health-management-plan#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management No Till organic matter Soil Microbiology Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:13:00 +0000 116441 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>NRCS WATER quality specialist Steve Nipper demonstrates water infiltration and runoff under two tillage systems at a recent field day in St. Joseph, La. The soil in the pan at right is from a conventionally-tilled field, at left from a field where no-till and cover crop practices are used.</em></p> Elton Robinson, Delta Farm Press Ag lenders see little effect from farm bill changes http://deltafarmpress.com/ag-lenders-see-little-effect-farm-bill-changes <div class="node-body link-body">Farm Credit lenders in key commodity producing regions say farm financial performance is expected to decline in the remainder of 2014 as commodity prices turn lower, though changes in the 2014 Farm Bill will likely be neutral for many producers, according to an Agribank poll.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/ag-lenders-see-little-effect-farm-bill-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 117051 at http://deltafarmpress.com Agriculture must redefine GMO conversation http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/agriculture-must-redefine-gmo-conversation <div class="node-body blog-body">“In general, we find a large and growing number of consumers who stigmatize GMOs,” said David Just, co-director, Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs. “This stigma has long been a factor in Europe, and we see the same pattern emerging in the United States.”</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/agriculture-must-redefine-gmo-conversation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/agriculture-must-redefine-gmo-conversation#comments Management Biotech Seed/Transgenic Seed Corn Farm Press Blog Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:44:00 +0000 116951 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press Calendar of Events http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-farm-press-calendar-events <div class="node-body article-body">Important meetings, trade shows, field days and conferences for those involved in Mid-South agriculture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-farm-press-calendar-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-farm-press-calendar-events#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Events Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Harvest season brings increased MDOT enforcement patrols http://deltafarmpress.com/government/harvest-season-brings-increased-mdot-enforcement-patrols <div class="field-byline"> Doreen Muzzi </div> <div class="field-deck"> 'Buying a bridge' costly proposition </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mississippi Department of Transportation's Willie Huff urges farmers to begin preparations now for making sure their trucks are legal as they begin hauling cotton, grain to gins and elevators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/harvest-season-brings-increased-mdot-enforcement-patrols" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/harvest-season-brings-increased-mdot-enforcement-patrols#comments Markets Government Management Equipment Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:30:00 +0000 117041 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Willie Huff, Mississippi Department of Transportation&rsquo;s director of enforcement, updates cotton ginners on the rules of the road.</p> Photo: Andy Ellis