Equipment http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6131/more en Bayer CropScience opens new highly-automated greenhouse for cotton, soybeans http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/bayer-cropscience-opens-new-highly-automated-greenhouse-cotton-soybeans <div class="node-body video-body">New greenhouse facility could help Bayer CropScience researchers in their quest for more and better cotton traits, scientist 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/bayer-cropscience-opens-new-highly-automated-greenhouse-cotton-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/bayer-cropscience-opens-new-highly-automated-greenhouse-cotton-soybeans#comments Cotton Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Mon, 08 Sep 2014 14:45:00 +0000 118081 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">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 Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Cotton may require two passes with sprayer to take the leaves off in 2014 http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-may-require-two-passes-sprayer-take-leaves-2014 <div class="node-body video-body">Don't chase "phantom bolls" as you begin to prepare the late 2014 Mid-South cotton crop for harvest, Extension specialist recommends.</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/cotton-may-require-two-passes-sprayer-take-leaves-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-may-require-two-passes-sprayer-take-leaves-2014#comments Cotton Markets Equipment Thu, 04 Sep 2014 21:26:00 +0000 118011 at http://deltafarmpress.com 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 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 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> 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