Management http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6121/more en Turn-row irrigation termination sessions focus on when to turn off water on soybeans http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/turn-row-irrigation-termination-sessions-focus-when-turn-water-soybeans <div class="node-body video-body">Farmers are being advised to make sure soybeans have enough moisture to get to growth stage R-6.5 before they turn the spigot off on irrigation systems.</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/soybeans/turn-row-irrigation-termination-sessions-focus-when-turn-water-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/turn-row-irrigation-termination-sessions-focus-when-turn-water-soybeans#comments Soybeans Management Equipment Irrigation Technology Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:27:00 +0000 117931 at http://deltafarmpress.com Big grain crops may mean farmers need to replenish nutrients levels in Mid-South corn, beans http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/big-grain-crops-may-mean-farmers-need-replenish-nutrients-levels-mid-south-corn-beans <div class="node-body video-body">Big crops may mean growers are removing plant nutrients at a faster rate than they're replacing them. Mississippi State University professor cautions adjustments may be needed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/big-grain-crops-may-mean-farmers-need-replenish-nutrients-levels-mid-south-corn-beans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/big-grain-crops-may-mean-farmers-need-replenish-nutrients-levels-mid-south-corn-beans#comments Soybeans Corn Management Irrigation Technology Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:11:00 +0000 117911 at http://deltafarmpress.com Cotton Field Day could change NE Arkansas production practices http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-field-day-could-change-ne-arkansas-production-practices <div class="field-byline"> Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas </div> <div class="field-deck"> Sept. 9 at Manila, Ark. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Arkansas farmers harvested 305,000 acres of cotton in 2013, much of it in northeastern Arkansas.</p> <p>A Sept. 9 Cotton Field Day will feature new research that could alter the way farmers in northeast Arkansas irrigate their cotton and other crops.</p> <p>The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Cotton Field Day at Manila, Ark., begins at 8 a.m. with registration and runs through lunch, which starts at 11:30 a.m. at the Manila Airport, farmed by Costner &amp; Sons Farm as cooperator.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-field-day-could-change-ne-arkansas-production-practices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-field-day-could-change-ne-arkansas-production-practices#comments Cotton Management Equipment Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:45:00 +0000 117841 at http://deltafarmpress.com Cotton farmers should scout for target spot disease http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-farmers-should-scout-target-spot-disease <div class="field-byline"> Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="field-deck"> Disease currently in Louisiana cotton </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Louisiana cotton being hit by target spot. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-farmers-should-scout-target-spot-disease" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-farmers-should-scout-target-spot-disease#comments Cotton Management Chemicals Field Crops Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:11:00 +0000 117831 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>TARGET SPOT, A fungal disease seen on this leaf, can cause 50 percent defoliation of cotton fields within two weeks in severe cases. Photo by Trey Price.</p> <p>TARGET SPOT IS a fungal disease that causes brown, bull&rsquo;s-eye-shaped lesions on cotton plants. The disease has been found in several Louisiana parishes. Photo by Dan Fromme.</p> New equipment enhances fertilizer research http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/new-equipment-enhances-fertilizer-research <div class="field-byline"> Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Louisiana researcher studying fertilizer volatility year-round.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/new-equipment-enhances-fertilizer-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/new-equipment-enhances-fertilizer-research#comments Management Equipment Fertilizers Soil Fertility and Fertilizers Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:51:00 +0000 117731 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>LSU AgCenter agronomist Dustin Harrell, left, and chemist Garnett Whitehurst of New Bern, N.C., prepare a soil sample for testing in a laboratory system invented by Whitehurst to test fertilizers and soil types. The equipment installed at the AgCenter Rice Research Station near Crowley will allow scientists to conduct year-round testing of chemicals sold to prevent nitrogen losses in fertilizer. (Photo by Bruce Schultz)</em></p> Bracing for bin-busting harvests http://deltafarmpress.com/bracing-bin-busting-harvests <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Today's larger machinery is running over extensive acreage in record times, which can lead to delivery backups at the receiving site. Couple that with fickle weather that often creates a shortened harvest window and it sets up for a grain handling system nightmare.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="Corn harvest" src="http://deltafarmpress.com/site-files/deltafarmpress.com/files/1208cbenCornHarvest.jpg?1409059795" /> </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/bracing-bin-busting-harvests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Corn Markets Management Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:13:00 +0000 117801 at http://deltafarmpress.com Shift to soybeans from corn could continue, Farm Futures survey shows http://deltafarmpress.com/shift-soybeans-corn-could-continue-farm-futures-survey-shows <div class="node-body link-body">The shift of acreage from corn to soybeans begun this spring could continue for another year, according to Farm Futures Magazine's first survey of 2015 planting intentions. But changes could be less dramatic as prices for both crops fall below the cost of production.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://deltafarmpress.com/site-files/deltafarmpress.com/files/DFPSoybeans005_1.jpg?1409064491" /> </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/shift-soybeans-corn-could-continue-farm-futures-survey-shows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Corn Markets Management Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:01:00 +0000 117791 at http://deltafarmpress.com Farmers insist USDA has ample time to implement APH adjustment for 2015 http://deltafarmpress.com/farmers-insist-usda-has-ample-time-implement-aph-adjustment-2015 <div class="node-body link-body">With crop insurance now the basis of loss protection, the lower yield history presents a financial hardship to many produces.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://deltafarmpress.com/site-files/deltafarmpress.com/files/DFP-Farmland-012_0.jpg?1409060414" /> </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/farmers-insist-usda-has-ample-time-implement-aph-adjustment-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Peanuts Markets Government Management Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:55:00 +0000 117781 at http://deltafarmpress.com Researchers look for biological controls for aflatoxin http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/researchers-look-biological-controls-aflatoxin <div class="field-byline"> Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Louisiana researchers hone in on aflatoxin solutions. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/researchers-look-biological-controls-aflatoxin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/researchers-look-biological-controls-aflatoxin#comments Corn Management Field Crops Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:58:00 +0000 117741 at http://deltafarmpress.com Engenia to offer ‘most advanced’ formulation of dicamba available http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/engenia-offer-most-advanced-formulation-dicamba-available <div class="node-body video-body">BASF teams working with growers to make sure "whatever they apply goes where it needs to go and nowhere else," techical market manager says.</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/engenia-offer-most-advanced-formulation-dicamba-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/engenia-offer-most-advanced-formulation-dicamba-available#comments Cotton Soybeans Management Weed Control Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:20:00 +0000 117761 at http://deltafarmpress.com