Management en Pigweed has a weakness—and you can exploit it <div class="node-body blog-body">“To put it simply, no pigweed should be allowed to go to seed anywhere on the farm or in proximity to the farm,” says Dr. Tom Barber.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Columnists Resistant Weeds Farm Press Blog Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:10:00 +0000 140021 at <p><em><strong>The Zero Tolerance concept recommended by the University of Arkansas, focuses on reducing production of&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="pigweed">pigweed</span>&nbsp;seed that will replenish the soil seed bank.</strong></em></p> Crop marketing success - you don’t have to be right <div class="field-byline"> Steve Scott </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers can achieve marketing efficiency without knowing where prices are going. It requires understanding marketing tools and a fundamental change in philosophy.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crops Marketing Management Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:49:00 +0000 140001 at Photo by John Gress/Getty Images Web Soil Survey update improves farm land-use decisions <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA’s popular Web Soil Survey website update improvements and enhancements help users be better informed and prepared when making farm land-use decisions.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Land Management Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Technology Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:16:00 +0000 139731 at Photo: Getty Images Monsanto Fund, American Heart Association and Nemours announce joint effort <div class="field-byline"> Monsanto Fund </div> <div class="field-deck"> Five-year, $3.9 million pilot program to reach 120 early care centers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"By providing increased access to healthy foods during those important first years of life, Healthy Food Alliance for Early Education addresses the double burden of malnutrition and lays the foundation for children to carry healthy eating habits into adulthood.” -- Al Mitchell, President, Monsanto Fund.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Technology Agenda Events Groups & Organizations Tue, 18 Oct 2016 17:50:00 +0000 139951 at Warm, dry conditions to persist through 2017 in Mid-South? <div class="field-deck"> Forecast calls for some 15 more months of above normal temperatures </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"The signal that is available points to a slightly warmer and dryer winter than normal. That holds for the entire Delta..." -- Dennis Cavanaugh, National Weather Service Warning Coordination Meteorologist.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Technology Flooding Forecasting Tue, 18 Oct 2016 17:23:00 +0000 139941 at The future of farming seems to be getting brighter <div class="node-body blog-body">Young farmers having an impact on crop yields as they continue to move into new roles in Mid-South farming operations.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land Management Farm Press Blog Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:30:00 +0000 139901 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, 17 Oct 2016 11:04:00 +0000 46561 at Photo: Delta Farm Press Mikey Taylor latest to harvest 100-bushel soybeans <div class="field-deck"> Hit 101.319 with dicamba-tolerant variety </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We planted Asgrow 47X6 on April 9 no-till into a cover crop. We had a plant population of 145,000 and ended up with 130,000 on 30-inch rows.” -- Mikey Taylor.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Management Equipment Technology Herbicide-tolerant crops Resistant Weeds Wed, 12 Oct 2016 13:40:00 +0000 139761 at <p>In mid-September, Mikey Taylor (pictured with son, Wells) harvested a 101-bushel Asgrow 47X6. &ldquo;There really wasn&rsquo;t much we did different to the field compared to others on the farm.&rdquo;</p> New research helps farmers use quality beef genetics <div class="field-byline"> Duane Dailey, University of Missouri Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As beef prices drop, improved genetics gain value, says Dave Patterson, University of Missouri. Farmer-owned beef herds gain value using research from MU farm near Spickard, Mo.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beef Management Tue, 11 Oct 2016 14:45:00 +0000 139391 at Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Cash rental survey: some downward trends in Missouri <div class="field-byline"> Linda Geist, University of Missouri Extension </div> <div class="field-deck"> Some of the better crop counties showed a decrease in rental rates, reflecting lower crop prices </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA cash rental survey shows decreasing rental rates in some areas of Missouri, says University of Missouri Extension specialist Joe Koenen.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beef Land Management Soybeans Corn Mon, 10 Oct 2016 14:59:00 +0000 139721 at