Equipment en Hands-on ‘Soybean College’ set for Aug. 18 in Newport, Ark. <div class="node-body article-body">“Sign-up will be limited to the first 200. The main reason is there will be breakout groups and we want to keep them small. That’ll facilitate learning and interaction." -- Jeremy Ross, Arkansas Extension soybean specialist.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Irrigation Technology Weed Control Seminars Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:58:00 +0000 137641 at Pond turnovers, fish kills an inconvenient possibility during summer season <div class="field-byline"> Will Hehemann, UAPB School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pond turnovers are a result of changes in water properties. In the spring, the water in a farm pond is cool and mixed, with a uniform temperature from the surface to the bottom of the pond. As spring turns to summer, surface water temperatures warm rapidly and the water density decreases.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Livestock Management Equipment Miscellaneous Aquaculture Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:08:00 +0000 137631 at Delta Farm Press Calendar of Events <div class="node-body article-body">Meetings, trade shows, field days and conferences for those involved in Mid-South agriculture.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Events Mon, 18 Jul 2016 11:04:00 +0000 46561 at How will new FAA rules affect agricultural use of drones? <div class="field-deck"> Aerial applicators unhappy with FAA’s looser approach </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Drone operators are "also responsible for knowing the laws of the state, not just the federal laws. That may mean photographing other people’s land is prohibited, there may be restrictions on all kinds of things. Depending on the state, there may be two or three drone-related laws that have been passed." -- Rusty Rumley, senior staff attorney with the National Agricultural Law Center at the University of Arkansas.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Miscellaneous Regulations Tue, 12 Jul 2016 13:54:00 +0000 137331 at Loyant rice herbicide showcases set for July 18, 19 <div class="field-deck"> Norsworthy: PPO-resistant pigweed plots a hot tour </div> <div class="node-body article-body">On July 18, the first showcase will be held at the Northeast Research and Extension Center in Keiser, Ark. On July 19, the showcase will shift south to the Rice Research and Extension Center near Stuttgart, Ark. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rice Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Weed Control Herbicides Tue, 12 Jul 2016 13:04:00 +0000 137341 at What do aerial applicators think of the new FAA drone rules? <div class="node-body blog-body">“A 2-pound bird – made of bones, muscle and sinew -- can shatter a plane’s window, go straight through. Imagine what hard plastic and a battery could do." -- Andrew Moore, Executive Director of the National Agricultural Aviation Association.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Miscellaneous Farm Press Blog Wed, 06 Jul 2016 13:33:00 +0000 137151 at David Sites: ‘Retro’ cotton farming with new technology <div class="field-deck"> Pigweeds will never be immune to cold steel </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Somehow we have to make cotton more enticing to growers. It’s true cotton is a harder crop to grow and carries a lot more risk than, say, soybeans. But in my mind, cotton is more rewarding." -- David Sites.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Weed Control Fri, 01 Jul 2016 09:56:00 +0000 137131 at <p>Northeast of Pine Bluff, Ark., David Sites checks a clean field of cotton. &ldquo;I love cotton, love the challenge.&rdquo;</p> DOT unveils final rule regarding tractor lighting, marking <div class="node-body link-body">The United States now has a federal, nationwide standard for agricultural equipment lighting and marking.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:57:00 +0000 137081 at Meetings to answer "Actively Engaged in Farming" questions <div class="field-byline"> Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farm operators affected by the new “Actively Engaged in Farming” regulations can find help at two meetings sponsored by Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation and Delta Council.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Government Management Equipment National Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:32:00 +0000 136951 at Photo: Getty Images Extension short course teaches seed technology <div class="field-byline"> Nathan Gregory, Mississippi State University </div> <div class="field-deck"> Early August event to be held on Mississippi State University campus </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Seed Tech 2016: From Bin to Bag will cover techniques in seed cleaning, separating and sorting. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Equipment Agriculture Technology Events Equipment & Supplies Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:31:00 +0000 136871 at