Management en New MU app gives information on land tracts. <div class="field-byline"> Linda Geist, University of Missouri Extension </div> <div class="field-deck"> Helps farmers, real estate professionals and lenders </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Free Ag Site Assessment Tool web app offers data on physical, cultural and environmental characteristics of land. Available at</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crops Land Management Technology Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:51:00 +0000 139431 at New folding corn head, spray tech from John Deere <div class="field-byline"> Willie Vogt </div> <div class="field-deck"> 8-row corn head folds to less than 11-feet wide for transport. New ExactApply spray system brings pulse width modulation to John Deere. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">John Deere unveils new 8-row folding corn head and new spray system for 2017, as it enters pulse width modulation business.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Equipment Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:57:00 +0000 139271 at <p>FOLD IT UP: The new John Deere 608FC folding corn head makes moving the machine easier. The head folds for easy over-the-road transport. The design will fold to less than 11-feet wide.</p> If you aren’t worried about data security, you should be <div class="node-body blog-body">Law enforcement agencies and computer systems security experts are spreading the word that ag-related cyber crime is on the increase.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Technology Columnists Electronics and digital equipment Software Farm Press Blog Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:00:00 +0000 139491 at <p><strong><em>Ag-related cyber crime is on the increase, and most farmers don&#39;t have a plan for dealing with a data security breach.&mdash;Getty Images/David Ramos</em></strong></p> Kioti Tractor adds high performance models to its PX Series <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><a href=";d=DQMF-g&amp;c=H98lxvesFHsl1ZPcztRg4g&amp;r=m-1-Gx5kqTlPtuKC9P6RnWgl1BHzRUhOmEd5-lIRvtg&amp;m=HeHOixcO0DZtxU9LC5qRrHy9L62bLRgym3pysNi-Las&amp;s=bNxXSKkzfi0HSPOGuWOMbZ2r_fuIHezoCcYxfxWsJbU&amp;e=">Kioti Tractor</a>, a division of Daedong-USA, Inc., is expanding its PX tractor series with the launch of three new models: the PX9530PC, PX1053PC and PX1153PC.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crops Management Equipment Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:15:52 +0000 139351 at Delta Farm Press Calendar of Events <div class="node-body article-body">Meetings, trade shows, field days and conferences for those involved in Mid-South agriculture.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beef Cotton Legislative Outlook Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Equipment Events Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:04:00 +0000 46561 at Pioneer unveils mobile nitrogen app, additional grower service choices <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>DuPont Pioneer is unveiling a new self-service option to help growers manage nitrogen on their farms. The Pro level of Encirca Nitrogen service provides a field-by-field, real-time look at an operation&rsquo;s nitrogen levels using a smartphone.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Wheat Management Technology Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:52:30 +0000 138791 at USDA designates 11 parishes in Louisiana as primary natural disaster areas <div class="field-byline"> The USDA </div> <div class="field-deck"> Assistance to producers in Texas also available </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 11 parishes in Louisiana primary natural disaster areas due to losses caused by severe storms and flooding that occurred from Aug. 11, 2016, through Aug. 31, 2016.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crops Livestock Regulatory Management Disaster Aid Government Flooding Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:09:00 +0000 139311 at Photo: Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter New software programs helping farmers navigate tough times <div class="node-body video-body">Farmers are linking up with software companies to help them make better management decisions as low prices put more pressure on profit margins.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:48:00 +0000 139321 at What will rice industry look like in 2025? <div class="field-deck"> Preliminary estimate: August rains cost Arkansas $40 million-plus </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Eric Wailes, distinguished professor and L.C. Carter chair in the agricultural economics and agribusiness, spoke at the Arkansas Rice Expo about what the rice industry could look like in 10 years. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legislative Outlook Rice Management Flooding Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:58:00 +0000 139001 at <p><em>August rains hit many northeast Arkansas crops hard. This field is just south of Cord on Highway 37 and was photographed Aug. 31. </em></p> Implications, ramifications of off-label dicamba applications <div class="field-byline"> Bob Scott, University of Arkansas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many growers this year grew Monsanto’s new Extend soybeans and cotton and did not make off-label dicamba applications. Some did.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Management Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:10:00 +0000 138781 at