Equipment http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6131/more en Delta Farm Press Calendar of Events http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-farm-press-calendar-events <div class="node-body article-body">Important 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 Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Plastics announces conservation goal of 20 percent by 2020 http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-plastics-announces-conservation-goal-20-percent-2020 <div class="node-body video-body">New software program use could help reduce irrigation water usage, pumping costs by at least 20 percent per year by the year 2020, irrigation polytube executive 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/management/delta-plastics-announces-conservation-goal-20-percent-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-plastics-announces-conservation-goal-20-percent-2020#comments Management Equipment Irrigation Technology Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:58:00 +0000 117631 at http://deltafarmpress.com FAA drone ruling said to be setback for farmers, research http://deltafarmpress.com/faa-drone-ruling-said-be-setback-farmers-research <div class="node-body link-body">A recent Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ruling that governs the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or so-called drones in commercial agriculture is a setback for farmers and those whose research directly benefits farmers, says an Auburn University Extension specialist.</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/faa-drone-ruling-said-be-setback-farmers-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:57:00 +0000 117511 at http://deltafarmpress.com What are the key issues for UAV use in agriculture? http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/what-are-key-issues-uav-use-agriculture <div class="field-deck"> Report from the Southern Cotton Ginners Association summer meeting </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Drone use in U.S. agriculture is coming. What are some of the questions needing to answered?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/what-are-key-issues-uav-use-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/what-are-key-issues-uav-use-agriculture#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Government Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Farm Equipment Regulations Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:38:00 +0000 117101 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>AMONG THOSE ATTENDING the 2014 SCGA summer meeting were, from left, Kenneth Hood of Gunnison, Miss., George LaCour of Lettsworth, La., and Entira&rsquo;s Kaelin Hanks.</em></p> Technology curve appears to be bending toward younger farmers http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/technology-curve-appears-be-bending-toward-younger-farmers <div class="node-body video-body">Producers expressing interest in new digital service platforms being offered by seed and chemical companies or at least some of them are.</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/equipment/technology-curve-appears-be-bending-toward-younger-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/technology-curve-appears-be-bending-toward-younger-farmers#comments Corn Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Mon, 11 Aug 2014 22:03:00 +0000 117471 at http://deltafarmpress.com New four-wheeler upgrade gives vehicle different ‘feel’ http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/new-four-wheeler-upgrade-gives-vehicle-different-feel <div class="field-deck"> Engine enhancements add power and payload capacity </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Polaris provides upgraded, more powerful engine with PRO-FIT cab technology for its two-seat Ranger.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/new-four-wheeler-upgrade-gives-vehicle-different-feel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/new-four-wheeler-upgrade-gives-vehicle-different-feel#comments Management Equipment Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:06:00 +0000 117311 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>POLARIS&#39; TWO-SEAT Ranger is modeled after the popular, larger, Ranger 900 series, giving it the more-aggressive stance for 2015. The two-seater also features PRO-FIT cab technology, an innovation allowing owners to add features to the rollover-protective structure frame on the machine.</p> Families, friends make big day of 2014 Arkansas Rice Expo http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/families-friends-make-big-day-2014-arkansas-rice-expo <div class="node-body gallery-body">Big crowd for the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture's Rice Expo.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/families-friends-make-big-day-2014-arkansas-rice-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/families-friends-make-big-day-2014-arkansas-rice-expo#comments Rice Markets Government Management Equipment Weed Control Tue, 05 Aug 2014 13:54:00 +0000 117211 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>AMONG THOSE AT the Expo were Chloe Cox, left, and Kelsi Mashburn, both of Stuttgart.</p> ‘Settling the waters’ may be one of tools for addressing water conservation, runoff issues in Delta http://deltafarmpress.com/irrigation-technology/settling-waters-may-be-one-tools-addressing-water-conservation-runoff-issues-d <div class="node-body video-body">Delta farmers see demonstration of polyacrylamide or PAM in Delta field conditions; material shows promise for conserving water and reducing nutrient runoff into streams and lakes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/irrigation-technology/settling-waters-may-be-one-tools-addressing-water-conservation-runoff-issues-d" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/irrigation-technology/settling-waters-may-be-one-tools-addressing-water-conservation-runoff-issues-d#comments Soybeans Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Irrigation Technology Mon, 04 Aug 2014 15:34:00 +0000 117231 at http://deltafarmpress.com New planters offer higher performance at higher speeds http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/new-planters-offer-higher-performance-higher-speeds <div class="node-body video-body">New seed delivery units will allow for faster planting speeds, smaller planters, equipment specialist tells Milan Field Day participants..</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/equipment/new-planters-offer-higher-performance-higher-speeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/equipment/new-planters-offer-higher-performance-higher-speeds#comments Management Equipment Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:54:00 +0000 117151 at http://deltafarmpress.com Harvest season brings increased MDOT enforcement patrols http://deltafarmpress.com/government/harvest-season-brings-increased-mdot-enforcement-patrols <div class="field-byline"> Doreen Muzzi </div> <div class="field-deck"> 'Buying a bridge' costly proposition </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mississippi Department of Transportation's Willie Huff urges farmers to begin preparations now for making sure their trucks are legal as they begin hauling cotton, grain to gins and elevators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/harvest-season-brings-increased-mdot-enforcement-patrols" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/harvest-season-brings-increased-mdot-enforcement-patrols#comments Markets Government Management Equipment Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:30:00 +0000 117041 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Willie Huff, Mississippi Department of Transportation&rsquo;s director of enforcement, updates cotton ginners on the rules of the road.</p> Photo: Andy Ellis