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Cotton: An Active Plant Bug Year In Midsouth? – AgFax

Cotton: An Active Plant Bug Year In Midsouth? – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔May 25, 2017

Cotton has started squaring more noticeably in some of the earliest fields. A few preventive plant bug sprays are being considered. Plant bug numbers already are high in some wild hosts. See comments by Gus Lorenz.

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Southeast Cotton: How Late Can You Plant In 2017? – AgFax

Southeast Cotton: How Late Can You Plant In 2017? – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔May 25, 2017

How late will growers plant cotton now and how has thinking about “late planting” perhaps changed?

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DTN Cotton Open: Inches Up Following Export Sales Report

DTN Cotton Open: Inches Up Following Export Sales Report

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔May 25, 2017

U.S. weekly upland export sales for this season fell to a marketing year low of 16,200 running bales, while upland shipments slipped to 332,800 RB but remained above the pace needed to achieve the USDA estimate. Cancellations were much lower

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Texas: Ag Workshop and Farm Tour, Adkins, June 2-3

Texas: Ag Workshop and Farm Tour, Adkins, June 2-3

👤By Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 25, 2017

The Texas AgrAbility and Battleground to Breaking Ground Project are hosting a free farm tour and workshop June 2-3 geared toward veterans, beginning farmers and ranchers, individuals with disabilities and those starting in an agriculture business. The tour and workshop

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Texas Plains Cotton: Managing Early Season Wireworms

Texas Plains Cotton: Managing Early Season Wireworms

👤By Suhas Vyavhare and Katelyn Kesheimer, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 25, 2017

It’s go time for the cotton planters on the Texas High Plains. Planter wheels are turning throughout the region with clouds and patchy rain loomed in the forecast. There has been some early planting underway and we already are seeing

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DTN Livestock Open: Mixed Start for Markets

DTN Livestock Open: Mixed Start for Markets

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔May 25, 2017

Look for live and feeder cattle contracts to open a mixed basis thanks to a combination of follow-through selling and short covering. Lean hog futures should also begin with mixed price action tied to light bull spreading and pre-holiday positioning.

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Corn, Soybeans: When to Start Paying Attention to Crop Condition Ratings?

Corn, Soybeans: When to Start Paying Attention to Crop Condition Ratings?

👤by Scott Irwin and Darrel Good, University of Illinois 🕔May 25, 2017

The USDA will report crop condition ratings for the 2017 U.S corn and soybean crops in the 18 major producing states in the weekly Crop Progress report beginning May 30 and continuing until harvest. Weekly crop condition ratings have been

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Peanuts: Argentina’s Crop Prospects Continue To Deteriorate

Peanuts: Argentina’s Crop Prospects Continue To Deteriorate

👤By Andrés H. “Hari” Georgalos, Georgalos Peanut World, Argentina 🕔May 25, 2017

Rains continue to complicate peanut harvest in Argentina and are leading to further deterioration of the crop, according to agronomists.   Starting on Wednesday, May 17, conditions worsened as a cold front moved into the southwestern portion of the production

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California Walnuts: Pruning Trial Field Day, Merced, May 31

California Walnuts: Pruning Trial Field Day, Merced, May 31

👤By David Doll, University of California 🕔May 25, 2017

A study evaluating central leader training, minimal pruning of walnuts in comparison to traditionally trained walnuts has been ongoing within Merced County for the past six years. Observations of the six year old orchard can occur during a field day being

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Diesel Prices Down Slightly, Gas Prices Climb

Diesel Prices Down Slightly, Gas Prices Climb

👤From the Energy Information Administation 🕔May 25, 2017

The U.S. average diesel fuel price fell half a cent, remaining at $2.54 per gallon on May 22, 18 cents higher than a year ago. The East Coast and Midwest prices each fell one cent to $2.59 per gallon and

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