Management en More cotton acres in 2016? NCC survey shows 6.2-percent increase <div class="field-deck"> Mid-South acreage forecast up 25 percent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">National Cotton Council's Early Season Planting Intentions Survey shows growers intend to plant 6.2-percent more cotton acres in 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Markets Management Sat, 06 Feb 2016 16:45:00 +0000 132351 at Roundup Ready 2 Xtend approval: What does it mean for producers? <div class="field-byline"> Tom Barber, University of Arkansas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Monsanto announced on Feb. 3 that Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans have gained import approval in China. This is long-awaited news for Arkansas producers, because seed for planting this technology has been available for at least a year now.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Management Biotech Seed/Transgenic Seed Cotton Herbicide-tolerant crops Soybean Fri, 05 Feb 2016 17:10:00 +0000 132281 at Bayer takes off gloves in fight over Belt insecticide <div class="node-body article-body">Bayer seeks to stop EPA’s proposed cancellation of flubendiamide, which exaggerates risk and would deny farmers a valuable tool in battling damaging insects.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Management Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:09:00 +0000 132321 at Cattle markets offer promise in 2016 <div class="field-byline"> Linda Breazeale, MSU Extension Service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Beef cattle producers are not seeing the record high prices from a year ago, but strong export numbers are providing reasons to hope 2016 will be profitable.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Livestock Markets Management Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:37:00 +0000 132151 at <p><em>Cattle at the Henry H. Leveck Animal Research Center at Mississippi State University benefit from a concrete pad under the water trough in their pasture. Concrete pads can reduce muddy conditions cattle endure during each Mississippi winter. </em>(Photo: MSU Extension Service/Linda Breazeale)</p> New UA variety offers premium in low-price cotton era: Part III <div class="node-body video-body">Marianna, Ark., producer Nathan Reed continues his discussion of conventional vs. GMO cotton varieties in this video from the National Conservation Systems Conference.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Management Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:27:00 +0000 132311 at Farm bill spending criticism off target — again <div class="node-body blog-body">Activists groups begin piling on after falling crop prices drive up spending for farm bill programs.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Farm Press Blog Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:01:00 +0000 132241 at Deere announces new software release for the Operations Center <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>The John Deere Operations Center is a set of online tools that enables growers to easily access farm information for better management of their operations. Users are able to see performance over time and collaborate with partners to gain insights, increase profits, and direct their plans with more precision in the field.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Thu, 04 Feb 2016 05:00:00 +0000 132261 at <div id="sb-title"> <div id="sb-title-inner"><em>The John Deere Operations Center enables growers to easily access farm information for better management of their operations. (Photo: John Deere)</em></div> </div> Cotton leaders not ready to throw in the towel on oilseed designation <div class="field-deck"> Ag Secretary says program change would cost $1 billion </div> <div class="node-body article-body">House Ag Committee chair, cotton industry leaders say they will continue search for assistance to farmers in time of low prices and poor demand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Management Wed, 03 Feb 2016 22:19:00 +0000 132201 at Photo: Delta Farm Press Commentary: Rough rice exports key to future for U.S. rice farmers? <div class="field-byline"> Dwight Roberts, President and CEO, US Rice Producers Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"As we enter what appears to be a new era in international trade, the U.S. rice farmer must ask himself, 'Would I still be in business if there were no rough rice exports?'" -- Dwight Roberts, President and CEO, US Rice Producers Association.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rice Markets Government Management Import and Export Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:54:00 +0000 132101 at Kalo introduces new Legacy soybean inoculant <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Kalo recently announced the introduction of its new Legacy soybean inoculant, a two-part soybean inoculant system containing a super-concentrated liquid inoculant and an EPA registered chitosan-based bio-stimulant.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Management Tue, 02 Feb 2016 14:46:28 +0000 132161 at