Management http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6121/more en Delta Farm Press Calendar of Events http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-farm-press-calendar-events <div class="node-body article-body">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, 01 Jul 2015 11:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Field days showcase soil moisture sensors http://deltafarmpress.com/management/field-days-showcase-soil-moisture-sensors <div class="node-body article-body">Mississippi row crop producers who irrigate their crops can learn the benefits of soil moisture sensors during two separate field days planned for July and August.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/field-days-showcase-soil-moisture-sensors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/field-days-showcase-soil-moisture-sensors#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Management Equipment Irrigation Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:58:00 +0000 126601 at http://deltafarmpress.com Rising Mississippi River could put riverside crops underwater http://deltafarmpress.com/management/rising-mississippi-river-could-put-riverside-crops-underwater <div class="field-deck"> Record wet May and Tropical Storm Bill to blame </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"Bump" in Mississippi River level could put crops underwater.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/rising-mississippi-river-could-put-riverside-crops-underwater" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/rising-mississippi-river-could-put-riverside-crops-underwater#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Management Flooding Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:59:00 +0000 126561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press CNCE, The Seam discuss next steps in cotton trading platform agreement http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/cnce-seam-discuss-next-steps-cotton-trading-platform-agreement <div class="field-deck"> CNCE has 4,200 members who handle 80 percent of China's cotton </div> <div class="node-body article-body">China National Cotton Exchange and The Seam sign memorandum of understanding to begin listing cotton on The Seam on CNCE's trading platform.</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/cotton/cnce-seam-discuss-next-steps-cotton-trading-platform-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/cnce-seam-discuss-next-steps-cotton-trading-platform-agreement#comments Cotton Markets Management Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:09:00 +0000 126541 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>THE SEAM&#39;s Phil Burnett and Wang Zhengwei, chairman of the board of the China National Cotton Exchange.</p> Parched farms to get additional USDA assistance http://deltafarmpress.com/government/parched-farms-get-additional-usda-assistance <div class="field-deck"> Drought increases peril of wildfires </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Our fire seasons now are about 60 to 80 days longer than they were three decades ago. The number of acres we’re burning has about doubled over the same time frame. We’re looking at bigger and more catastrophic fires.” -- Robert Bonnie, USDA undersecretary.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/parched-farms-get-additional-usda-assistance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/parched-farms-get-additional-usda-assistance#comments Government Management Drought Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:56:00 +0000 126461 at http://deltafarmpress.com Arkansas soybeans a mixed bag as summer sets in http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/arkansas-soybeans-mixed-bag-summer-sets <div class="field-deck"> Arkansas River Valley flooding hampers planting </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We’re behind – sometimes way behind – in some fields. The Arkansas River Valley has flooded fields and caused problems for planting. The same is true in the southwest corner of the state around the Red River.” -- Jeremy Ross, Arkansas Extension soybean agronomist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/arkansas-soybeans-mixed-bag-summer-sets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/arkansas-soybeans-mixed-bag-summer-sets#comments Soybeans Management Flooding Thu, 25 Jun 2015 13:47:00 +0000 126451 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>Photo courtesy of the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture</em></p> University of Arkansas Extension Service to conduct ARC/PLC Enrollment webinar http://deltafarmpress.com/government/university-arkansas-extension-service-conduct-arcplc-enrollment-webinar <div class="node-body article-body">University of Arkansas and Arkansas Farm Service Agency to hold webinar on enrolling in Agricultural Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage programs.</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/government/university-arkansas-extension-service-conduct-arcplc-enrollment-webinar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/university-arkansas-extension-service-conduct-arcplc-enrollment-webinar#comments Government Management Thu, 25 Jun 2015 02:16:00 +0000 126471 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Anita Wilson, Arkansas Farm Service Agency</p> Lance Padgett dives into grain sorghum http://deltafarmpress.com/management/lance-padgett-dives-grain-sorghum <div class="field-deck"> Some advice on how to approach the crop </div> <div class="node-body article-body">First-time grain sorghum producer not afraid to ask for advice.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/lance-padgett-dives-grain-sorghum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/lance-padgett-dives-grain-sorghum#comments Soybeans Corn Management Grain Sorghum Wed, 24 Jun 2015 13:55:00 +0000 126081 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>LANCE PADGETT, pictured with daughter Kassie, is growing grain sorghum for the first time. &ldquo;Put soybeans here and the deer just have a feast. So far, they haven&rsquo;t bothered the milo.&rdquo;</p> Delta grain sorghum acreage spikes http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-grain-sorghum-acreage-spikes <div class="field-deck"> Pioneer aims to keep crop at the research forefront </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Hopefully, over the next three to five years we’ll really see an increase in key traits and get some additional yield bumps.” -- Pioneer's William Johnson.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-grain-sorghum-acreage-spikes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-grain-sorghum-acreage-spikes#comments Soybeans Corn Rice Management Grain Sorghum Wed, 24 Jun 2015 13:20:00 +0000 126101 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>FIRST-TIME GRAIN sorghum producer, Lance Padgett, right, has plenty of questions for Pioneer&rsquo;s William Johnson, left, and Otis Howe, center.</p> Former AFBF President Dean Kleckner passes away http://deltafarmpress.com/former-afbf-president-dean-kleckner-passes-away <div class="node-body link-body">Dean Kleckner, 82, president of the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) from 1986-2000, passed away June 15 at his home in Wayzata, Minn.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/former-afbf-president-dean-kleckner-passes-away" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Miscellaneous Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:59:00 +0000 126431 at http://deltafarmpress.com