Miscellaneous http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6211/more en Wanna be a U.S. citizen? Just bring lots of money http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/wanna-be-us-citizen-just-bring-lots-money <div class="node-body blog-body">Under the EB-5 visa program, your Uncle Sam grants up to 10,000 visas annually for immigrants who will agree to invest at least $1 million to create or retain at least 10 jobs. </div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/wanna-be-us-citizen-just-bring-lots-money" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/wanna-be-us-citizen-just-bring-lots-money#comments Government Miscellaneous Government Columnists Farm Press Blog Mon, 27 Jun 2016 19:35:00 +0000 137041 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>The aim of the EB-5 visa program was to encourage foreign investment and create jobs in the U.S., but critics say it amounts to selling citizenship to the very wealthy.&nbsp; </strong></em>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Communicators honor Brandon for contributions to agriculture http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/communicators-honor-brandon-contributions-agriculture <div class="node-body article-body">Farm Press Editorial Director Hembree Brandon has been named the 2016 recipient of the Reuben Brigham Award by the Association for Communication Excellence </div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/communicators-honor-brandon-contributions-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/communicators-honor-brandon-contributions-agriculture#comments Miscellaneous People Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:18:00 +0000 137031 at http://deltafarmpress.com Monsanto donates research farm, facilities to The B.F. Smith Foundation http://deltafarmpress.com/management/monsanto-donates-research-farm-facilities-bf-smith-foundation <div class="field-byline"> Delta Council and Monsanto </div> <div class="field-deck"> 150-acre site to support agricultural research, local science education </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“The B. F. Smith Foundation is ecstatic about the new opportunity to advance one of the Foundation’s primary missions, which is to advance science and education in a way that holds promise for improving the quality of life of the citizens in this region. " -- Travis Satterfield, chairman of The B.F. Smith Foundation.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/monsanto-donates-research-farm-facilities-bf-smith-foundation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/monsanto-donates-research-farm-facilities-bf-smith-foundation#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Management Equipment Agriculture Technology Miscellaneous Events Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:04:00 +0000 136851 at http://deltafarmpress.com Can we trust our water filter to order its own replacement? http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/can-we-trust-our-water-filter-order-its-own-replacement <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s just another step in the ongoing evolution of taking humans out of the decision-making/manpower loop, all the while eliminating jobs.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/can-we-trust-our-water-filter-order-its-own-replacement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/can-we-trust-our-water-filter-order-its-own-replacement#comments Miscellaneous Columnists Electronics and digital equipment Farm Press Blog Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:00:00 +0000 136811 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>Robots are increasingly replacing human workers in manufacturing tasks, here assembling washing machines.&mdash;Getty Images/Andreas Rentz</strong></em></p> Ag Council of Arkansas board gets legal, environmental, market update http://deltafarmpress.com/government/ag-council-arkansas-board-gets-legal-environmental-market-update <div class="node-body gallery-body">"It's a jungle out there." No one actually said that at the Agricultural Council of Arkansas' spring board meeting, but you felt it as speakers briefed the directors and guests.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/ag-council-arkansas-board-gets-legal-environmental-market-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/ag-council-arkansas-board-gets-legal-environmental-market-update#comments Cotton Government Miscellaneous Mon, 13 Jun 2016 01:37:00 +0000 136531 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>Terry Duke, left, Monroe, La.; Bill&nbsp;Weaver and Matt Hyneman&nbsp;at the Ag Council of Arkansas spring board meeting.</p> Organic growers report higher sales, low market penetration http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/organic-growers-report-higher-sales-low-market-penetration <div class="node-body blog-body">"Organic" producers continue to make inroads in commercial agriculture, but proponents admit it still only makes up 5 percent of total food sales.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/organic-growers-report-higher-sales-low-market-penetration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/organic-growers-report-higher-sales-low-market-penetration#comments Markets Miscellaneous Farm Press Blog Fri, 27 May 2016 13:16:00 +0000 136141 at http://deltafarmpress.com The last dairyman: John McReynolds retires after 50 years http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/last-dairyman-john-mcreynolds-retires-after-50-years <div class="node-body blog-body">He was the last private dairyman in a county once known as the Dairy Capitol of the South, but early this month John T. McReynolds sold his herd and retired.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/last-dairyman-john-mcreynolds-retires-after-50-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/last-dairyman-john-mcreynolds-retires-after-50-years#comments Livestock Miscellaneous Columnists Farm Press Blog Mon, 23 May 2016 14:30:00 +0000 136021 at http://deltafarmpress.com Sorghum Checkoff launches new, mobile-friendly website http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/sorghum-checkoff-launches-new-mobile-friendly-website <div class="field-byline"> United Sorghum Checkoff Program </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“The sorghum industry, like every other industry, is constantly evolving, and our website should reflect that.” -- David Fremark, Sorghum Checkoff Chairman. </div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/sorghum-checkoff-launches-new-mobile-friendly-website" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/sorghum-checkoff-launches-new-mobile-friendly-website#comments Soybeans Corn Rice Markets Management Miscellaneous Grain Sorghum Fri, 13 May 2016 15:16:00 +0000 135261 at http://deltafarmpress.com Separating fact from fiction in combating mosquitoes http://deltafarmpress.com/management/separating-fact-fiction-combating-mosquitoes <div class="field-byline"> Randy LaBauve, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“West Nile virus is something we’re going to have to deal with annually. So whether or not Zika virus becomes an issue in Louisiana, it’s important to remember that you should always protect yourself from mosquitoes.” -- Kristen Healy, LSU AgCenter medical entomologist.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/separating-fact-fiction-combating-mosquitoes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/separating-fact-fiction-combating-mosquitoes#comments Management Miscellaneous Plant and Animal Health Mon, 09 May 2016 14:54:00 +0000 135471 at http://deltafarmpress.com Arkansas Agriculture Department opens 2016 Arkansas Century Farms Program http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-agriculture-department-opens-2016-arkansas-century-farms-program <div class="field-deck"> New applications accepted through May 31 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"In honoring those families who are part of this great tradition, the Arkansas Century Farm Program recognizes the historical relevance of the family farm and its important place in Arkansas's future." -- Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-agriculture-department-opens-2016-arkansas-century-farms-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/arkansas-agriculture-department-opens-2016-arkansas-century-farms-program#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Livestock Management Miscellaneous Events Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:43:00 +0000 135091 at http://deltafarmpress.com