Miscellaneous http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6211/more en Agriculture’s challenge: How to counter lack of trust in today’s food system http://deltafarmpress.com/industryvoice/agriculture-s-challenge-how-counter-lack-trust-today-s-food-system <div class="node-body article-body">Trying to win public opinion with information about science, economics, or best management practices “just doesn’t resonate with consumers," says Allyson Perry, Center for Food Integrity. "They don’t want to hear it.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/industryvoice/agriculture-s-challenge-how-counter-lack-trust-today-s-food-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/industryvoice/agriculture-s-challenge-how-counter-lack-trust-today-s-food-system#comments IndustryVoice Miscellaneous Environmental groups Organic Farming People State Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:40:00 +0000 127471 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>Ted Kendall, from left, Bolton, Miss., producer; Mike McCormick, president, Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation; and Jimmy Whitaker, Satartia, Miss., producer, were among those attending the joint annual meeting of the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation&rsquo;s soybean, wheat, and feed grains policy committees</strong></em></p> 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 El Nino building to strong levels, may impact crops in Australia, Asia and Africa http://deltafarmpress.com/government/el-nino-building-strong-levels-may-impact-crops-australia-asia-and-africa <div class="field-deck"> Current Pacific Ocean temperatures significantly higher than normal </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There's an 80 percent chance the U.S. and the remainder of the world will experience a strong El Nino this fall, winter and going into the early part of 2016, USDA meteorologists say.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/el-nino-building-strong-levels-may-impact-crops-australia-asia-and-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/el-nino-building-strong-levels-may-impact-crops-australia-asia-and-africa#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:07:00 +0000 127511 at http://deltafarmpress.com Mid-South Agricultural Finance Conference set Aug. 5 http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mid-south-agricultural-finance-conference-set-aug-5 <div class="field-deck"> Registration deadline is July 31 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers and lenders can learn the latest about production financing and marketing at the University of Tennessee at Matin's annual Mid-South Agricultural Finance Conference Aug. 5.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mid-south-agricultural-finance-conference-set-aug-5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mid-south-agricultural-finance-conference-set-aug-5#comments Management Miscellaneous Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:36:00 +0000 127451 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>David Kohl speaks to farmers about financial management in a low-price era.</p> Formaldehyde, anyone? More contamination in fish from Vietnam/China http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/formaldehyde-anyone-more-contamination-fish-vietnamchina <div class="node-body article-body">Testing found “unnaturally high amounts of formaldehyde in four of 15 samples of imported frozen white fish species purchased in national food retail store branches in Greensboro, N.C.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/formaldehyde-anyone-more-contamination-fish-vietnamchina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/formaldehyde-anyone-more-contamination-fish-vietnamchina#comments Livestock Miscellaneous Catfish Import and Export Livestock Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:48:00 +0000 127401 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>Contamination continues to be a problem with fish imported into the U.S., the latest incident involving fish samples contaminated with formaldehyde.</strong></em></p> Building El Nino to be topic of University of Arkansas webinar http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/building-el-nino-be-topic-university-arkansas-webinar <div class="node-body article-body">University of Arkansas Food and Agribusiness Webinar series to feature presentations by two USDA meteorologists who are also experts on the economics of crop production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/building-el-nino-be-topic-university-arkansas-webinar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/building-el-nino-be-topic-university-arkansas-webinar#comments Corn Government Miscellaneous Fri, 24 Jul 2015 03:13:00 +0000 127371 at http://deltafarmpress.com Arkansas ‘Mud Drive’ improving state’s economy http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-mud-drive-improving-state-s-economy <div class="field-byline"> The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">'Mud Drive' voluntary program provides incentives for farms, land management, hunting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-mud-drive-improving-state-s-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-mud-drive-improving-state-s-economy#comments Rice Government Management Weed Control Miscellaneous Business Plant and Animal Health Wed, 22 Jul 2015 16:21:00 +0000 127321 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>Photo by Kyle Massey</em></p> Hate your job? The robot that replaces you couldn’t care less http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/hate-your-job-robot-replaces-you-couldn-t-care-less <div class="node-body blog-body">As technology becomes ever more sophisticated, the trend escalates: fewer and fewer people are needed to do many of today’s jobs. </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/hate-your-job-robot-replaces-you-couldn-t-care-less" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/hate-your-job-robot-replaces-you-couldn-t-care-less#comments Agriculture Technology Miscellaneous Columnists Electronics and digital equipment Farm Press Blog Mon, 20 Jul 2015 18:30:00 +0000 127201 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 A frozen Garden of Eden: Cary Fowler, consummate seed saver http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/frozen-garden-eden-cary-fowler-consummate-seed-saver <div class="node-body blog-body">Memphis, Tenn. native Cary Fowler is on a mission to preserve world crop diversity by collecting and saving seed for crops no longer used in modern agriculture, but from which germplasm may be needed in the future.</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/frozen-garden-eden-cary-fowler-consummate-seed-saver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/frozen-garden-eden-cary-fowler-consummate-seed-saver#comments Miscellaneous Sustainable Agriculture Columnists Farm Press Blog Mon, 06 Jul 2015 13:58:00 +0000 126791 at http://deltafarmpress.com