Management http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6121/more en Comparison of ARC-County and PLC without SCO under the 2014 farm bill http://deltafarmpress.com/government/comparison-arc-county-and-plc-without-sco-under-2014-farm-bill <div class="node-body article-body">The decision by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to extended the deadline for selection of either the ARC or PLC options for the new farm bill for an additional week means farmers can put more analysis into their decision, University of Arkansas ag economist 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/government/comparison-arc-county-and-plc-without-sco-under-2014-farm-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/comparison-arc-county-and-plc-without-sco-under-2014-farm-bill#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:22:00 +0000 124051 at http://deltafarmpress.com How might the California drought impact Southern agriculture? http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/how-might-california-drought-impact-southern-agriculture <div class="field-deck"> Medium-grain rice may tempt Mid-South producers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“One acre of rice provides enough water for six households in southern California for a year. So, there’s always a battle from people farther south wanting water."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/how-might-california-drought-impact-southern-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/how-might-california-drought-impact-southern-agriculture#comments Rice Markets Government Management Irrigation Technology Drought Import and Export Irrigation Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:33:00 +0000 123941 at http://deltafarmpress.com Will California drought boost Mid-South rice? http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/will-california-drought-boost-mid-south-rice <div class="field-deck"> Mid-South to see more medium-grain rice planted? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">California rice farmers are being offered – and seriously considering – selling their water to municipalities and sitting out the growing season. If those sales are made, might that mean medium-grain rice production would shift to the Mid-South?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/will-california-drought-boost-mid-south-rice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/will-california-drought-boost-mid-south-rice#comments Rice Markets Government Management Irrigation Technology Drought Import and Export Rice Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:04:00 +0000 123971 at http://deltafarmpress.com DELTA FARM PRESS Agriculture-related legal issues focus of April 17 meeting http://deltafarmpress.com/government/agriculture-related-legal-issues-focus-april-17-meeting <div class="field-deck"> Register now for the Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We’re very focused on farming and practical legal challenges producers are facing -- less of an academic-type conference."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/agriculture-related-legal-issues-focus-april-17-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/agriculture-related-legal-issues-focus-april-17-meeting#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Conferences Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:56:00 +0000 123961 at http://deltafarmpress.com Over 300,000 grain sorghum acres in Arkansas? http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/over-300000-grain-sorghum-acres-arkansas <div class="field-deck"> Signs point to major increase in Mid-South milo acreage </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Expectations increase for grain sorghum acreage bump.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/over-300000-grain-sorghum-acres-arkansas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/over-300000-grain-sorghum-acres-arkansas#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Markets Management Weed Control Grain Sorghum Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:44:00 +0000 123951 at http://deltafarmpress.com DELTA FARM PRESS Farm bill update: ARC/PLC choice sign-up deadline - March 31 http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-update-arcplc-choice-sign-deadline-march-31 <div class="field-byline"> Bobby Coats </div> <div class="field-deck"> Two new webinars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The timeline to update yield history or reallocate base acres and elect ARC or PLC coverage ends March 31.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-update-arcplc-choice-sign-deadline-march-31" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-update-arcplc-choice-sign-deadline-march-31#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Markets Government Management Equipment Farm Bill Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:16:00 +0000 123901 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press 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, 25 Mar 2015 11:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com 'Cheap' weed control in grain sorghum - a warning http://deltafarmpress.com/management/cheap-weed-control-grain-sorghum-warning <div class="field-byline"> Larry Steckel, Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A large number of growers are planning to raise grain sorghum for the first time in a long time — or maybe the first time ever. Many plan to conduct their weed control in this crop as cheaply as possible.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/cheap-weed-control-grain-sorghum-warning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/cheap-weed-control-grain-sorghum-warning#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Management Grain Sorghum Herbicides Soybean Tue, 24 Mar 2015 12:44:00 +0000 123781 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press Farm bill update: your questions answered http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-update-your-questions-answered <div class="field-byline"> Bobby Coats </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With just one week to go, Bobby Coats, professor in the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, and Anita Wilson, agricultural program specialist with USDA FSA office in Arkansas, answer your most pressing questions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-update-your-questions-answered" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-update-your-questions-answered#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Farm Bill Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:59:00 +0000 123861 at http://deltafarmpress.com Want a good job? Students should think agriculture... http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/want-good-job-students-should-think-agriculture <div class="node-body blog-body">“There has never been a better, more exciting, time for young people to choose careers in agriculture than right now,” says George Hopper, Mississippi State University.</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="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/want-good-job-students-should-think-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/want-good-job-students-should-think-agriculture#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Columnists GPS Technology Farm Press Blog Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:30:00 +0000 123851 at http://deltafarmpress.com