Miscellaneous http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6211/more en Comparison of ARC-County and PLC without SCO under the 2014 farm bill http://deltafarmpress.com/government/comparison-arc-county-and-plc-without-sco-under-2014-farm-bill <div class="node-body article-body">The decision by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to extended the deadline for selection of either the ARC or PLC options for the new farm bill for an additional week means farmers can put more analysis into their decision, University of Arkansas ag economist 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/government/comparison-arc-county-and-plc-without-sco-under-2014-farm-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/comparison-arc-county-and-plc-without-sco-under-2014-farm-bill#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:22:00 +0000 124051 at http://deltafarmpress.com Mid-South Ginner organizations name officers http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/mid-south-ginner-organizations-name-officers <div class="node-body article-body">Holt Shoaf, Milan, Tenn., farmer and ginner, will serve as president of the Southern Cotton Ginners Association for the year beginning April 1, 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/mid-south-ginner-organizations-name-officers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/mid-south-ginner-organizations-name-officers#comments Cotton Miscellaneous Groups & Organizations Cotton Management Mid-South Farm and Gin Show Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:10:00 +0000 123411 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em><strong>MILAN, TENN. farmer/ginner Holt Shoaf will serve as president of the Southern Cotton Ginners Association for the year beginning April 1.</strong></em></p> Larry Davis honored for long career as safety director for Southern Cotton Ginners Association http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/larry-davis-honored-long-career-safety-director-southern-cotton-ginners-association <div class="node-body article-body">Thanks to Larry Davis' efforts over the past 22 years, and the cooperation and hard work of management and employees, Mid-South gins have amassed an enviable safety record.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/larry-davis-honored-long-career-safety-director-southern-cotton-ginners-association" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/larry-davis-honored-long-career-safety-director-southern-cotton-ginners-association#comments Cotton Miscellaneous Cotton Management Mid-South Farm and Gin Show Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:56:00 +0000 123441 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em style="font-size: 13px;"><strong>LARRY DAVIS, retiring Southern Cotton Ginners Association safety director, was presented with a plaque denoting a scholarship in his honor at his alma mater, the University of Tennessee-Martin. The award was made during the SCGA honors banquet held in conjunction with the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show. Riley James, SCGA president, and Tim Price, executive vice president, made the presentation.</strong></em></p> Honeybees and agriculture not on collision course http://deltafarmpress.com/management/honeybees-and-agriculture-not-collision-course <div class="field-deck"> The Bartlett Bee Whisperer: ‘chemicals’ not a dirty word </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Crops need pollinating and so agriculture and bees are intricately linked. One thing that needs strengthening between farmers and beekeepers is communication.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/honeybees-and-agriculture-not-collision-course" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/honeybees-and-agriculture-not-collision-course#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Government Management Miscellaneous Plant and Animal Health Insecticides Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:55:00 +0000 123291 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p>DAVID GLOVER, THE Bartlett Bee Whisperer on the job.</p> Mississippi farmer Kevin Simpson died March 7 http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/mississippi-farmer-kevin-simpson-died-march-7 <div class="node-body article-body">Kevin Lanier Simpson, 49, Benton County, Miss., farmer and Farm Bureau leader, died March 7.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/mississippi-farmer-kevin-simpson-died-march-7" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/miscellaneous/mississippi-farmer-kevin-simpson-died-march-7#comments Miscellaneous People State Fri, 13 Mar 2015 13:16:00 +0000 123551 at http://deltafarmpress.com FFA teams package 35,000 meals for needy at Farm and Gin Show http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/ffa-teams-package-35000-meals-needy-farm-and-gin-show <div class="node-body article-body">FFA members from three Tennessee chapters joined forces at the 2015 Mid-South Farm and Gin Show to package 35,000 meals for the needy in the region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/ffa-teams-package-35000-meals-needy-farm-and-gin-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/ffa-teams-package-35000-meals-needy-farm-and-gin-show#comments Cotton Miscellaneous Mid-South Farm and Gin Show People Wed, 11 Mar 2015 13:19:00 +0000 123401 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><strong><em>FFA TEAMS from three Tennessee chapters packaged 35,000 meals for the needy at the 2015 Mid-South Farm and Gin Show.</em></strong></p> If I misled anyone about helping invent the Internet, I apologize http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/if-i-misled-anyone-about-helping-invent-internet-i-apologize <div class="node-body blog-body">Apologies being the order of the day for government officials and others in the public eye, in the interest of transparency I’d like to clear up a few things...</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/if-i-misled-anyone-about-helping-invent-internet-i-apologize" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/if-i-misled-anyone-about-helping-invent-internet-i-apologize#comments Miscellaneous Columnists Farm Press Blog Mon, 09 Mar 2015 13:26:00 +0000 123371 at http://deltafarmpress.com Corn ethanol bill to gut U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard? http://deltafarmpress.com/government/corn-ethanol-bill-gut-us-renewable-fuel-standard <div class="field-deck"> Biofuel advocates punch back </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bill would remove corn-derived ethanol as an option to fulfill Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) production goals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/corn-ethanol-bill-gut-us-renewable-fuel-standard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/corn-ethanol-bill-gut-us-renewable-fuel-standard#comments Soybeans Corn Government Agriculture Technology Miscellaneous Ethanol Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:35:00 +0000 123271 at http://deltafarmpress.com Mid-South agriculture law/regulations on April 17 meeting agenda http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mid-south-agriculture-lawregulations-april-17-meeting-agenda <div class="field-deck"> Register now for the Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference to kick off April 17.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mid-south-agriculture-lawregulations-april-17-meeting-agenda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/mid-south-agriculture-lawregulations-april-17-meeting-agenda#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Orchard Crops Government Management Agriculture Technology Miscellaneous Business Practices and Systems Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:32:00 +0000 122831 at http://deltafarmpress.com Photo Gallery: 2015 Mississippi Agricultural Consultants Association http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/photo-gallery-2015-mississippi-agricultural-consultants-association <div class="node-body gallery-body">Photos from the 2015 annual meeting of the Mississippi Agricultural Consultants Association.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/photo-gallery-2015-mississippi-agricultural-consultants-association" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/photo-gallery-2015-mississippi-agricultural-consultants-association#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Equipment Miscellaneous Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:56:00 +0000 122641 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><strong><em>CROP PRODUCTION topics from pests to fertility to irrigation were featured at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Agricultural Consultants Association.</em></strong></p>