Equipment http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6131/more en FUELS Act reintroduced in House http://deltafarmpress.com/government/fuels-act-reintroduced-house <div class="field-byline"> The office of Rep. Rick Crawford </div> <div class="field-deck"> Would modify EPA rule </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"My bill would restrict EPA’s ability to enforce SPCC regulations on farms so that farmers and ranchers can invest their resources in producing necessary food and fiber without having to worry about unnecessary costs and red tape." -- Rep. Rick Crawford.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/fuels-act-reintroduced-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/fuels-act-reintroduced-house#comments Government Management Equipment Miscellaneous Legislation Regulations Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:46:00 +0000 127491 at http://deltafarmpress.com 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, 29 Jul 2015 11:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Section 179 extension part of Senate Finance Committee bill http://deltafarmpress.com/government/section-179-extension-part-senate-finance-committee-bill <div class="field-deck"> Bill would extend agriculture-friendly provisions through 2016 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Section 179 allows farmers to expense and depreciate property they have purchased or repaired for their operations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/section-179-extension-part-senate-finance-committee-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/section-179-extension-part-senate-finance-committee-bill#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Buying/Purchasing Legislation Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:39:00 +0000 127421 at http://deltafarmpress.com LSU AgCenter, College of Engineering partner for water research, outreach http://deltafarmpress.com/irrigation-technology/lsu-agcenter-college-engineering-partner-water-research-outreach <div class="field-byline"> Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“This opportunity to pool faculty between the AgCenter and College of Engineering simply makes sense and offers an efficient way to address Louisiana’s water resource needs.” -- Rogers Leonard, LSU AgCenter associate vice president.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/irrigation-technology/lsu-agcenter-college-engineering-partner-water-research-outreach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/irrigation-technology/lsu-agcenter-college-engineering-partner-water-research-outreach#comments Government Management Equipment Irrigation Technology Irrigation Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:36:00 +0000 127221 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Frank Tsai, director of the Louisiana Water Resources Research Institute, speaks to LSU AgCenter researchers and extension agents who conduct water-related projects at a meeting on July 6 in Alexandria, Louisiana. The institute and the AgCenter are partnering to address Louisiana water issues through research and outreach. <em>Photo by Olivia McClure/LSU AgCenter</em></p> Farmers hear Louisiana crops still have good potential http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farmers-hear-louisiana-crops-still-have-good-potential <div class="field-byline"> Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="field-deck"> Dean Lee Research and Extension Center field day </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fromme said this year’s corn crop has had to endure heavy rain, high winds and some hail.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farmers-hear-louisiana-crops-still-have-good-potential" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/farmers-hear-louisiana-crops-still-have-good-potential#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Markets Government Management Equipment Events Mon, 20 Jul 2015 18:15:00 +0000 127191 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Ron Levy, LSU AgCenter soybean specialist, talks about a soybean plant from a plant population study during a field day at the LSU AgCenter Dean Lee Research and Extension Center near Alexandria.</p> (Photo by Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter) Arkansas Rice Expo set for August 7 http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/arkansas-rice-expo-set-august-7 <div class="field-byline"> Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture </div> <div class="field-deck"> Wide range of tours/activities/demonstrations </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Field tours of research plots, food demonstrations and family fun are all part of the expo, a salute by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture to rice production in the state. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/arkansas-rice-expo-set-august-7" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/rice/arkansas-rice-expo-set-august-7#comments Rice Markets Government Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Conferences Mon, 20 Jul 2015 16:01:00 +0000 127151 at http://deltafarmpress.com Is that fancy tractor really yours? Well, maybe, kinda, sorta http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/fancy-tractor-really-yours-well-maybe-kinda-sorta <div class="node-body blog-body">The U.S. Copyright Office is expected to issue a ruling this month clarifying what you can or can’t do with things you buy that are operated by software, including your fancy new tractor.</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/fancy-tractor-really-yours-well-maybe-kinda-sorta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/fancy-tractor-really-yours-well-maybe-kinda-sorta#comments Equipment Miscellaneous Columnists John Deere Farm Press Blog Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:50:00 +0000 126991 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 Delta Farm Press New row crop technologies featured at July field days http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/new-row-crop-technologies-featured-july-field-days <div class="node-body article-body">Three Mississippi row crop field days scheduled for July will highlight new and developing weed and insect control technologies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/new-row-crop-technologies-featured-july-field-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/new-row-crop-technologies-featured-july-field-days#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Management Equipment Tue, 23 Jun 2015 13:59:00 +0000 126271 at http://deltafarmpress.com Legalities of drone use in U.S. - June 30 webinar http://deltafarmpress.com/agriculture-technology/legalities-drone-use-us-june-30-webinar <div class="field-byline"> Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">On June 30, the National Agricultural Law Center will host a webinar: “Unmanned Aerial Systems in Agriculture: Preparing for Legal Issues.” The webinar “will address the current legal and future status of unmanned aerial systems and vehicles — commonly known as drones,</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/agriculture-technology/legalities-drone-use-us-june-30-webinar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/agriculture-technology/legalities-drone-use-us-june-30-webinar#comments Government Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Tue, 16 Jun 2015 15:29:00 +0000 126231 at http://deltafarmpress.com Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas