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Texas West Plains: Cotton a Mixed Bag; Peanuts, Corn Doing Well; Replanting Sorghum

Texas West Plains: Cotton a Mixed Bag; Peanuts, Corn Doing Well; Replanting Sorghum

👤By Kerry Siders, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Cotton ranges from seed still in the ground to 9 true leaf cotton. This wide range is reflective of the mess we are in across a large area here on the West Plains. I cannot review all the scenarios which

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Georgia: Pest Manager Training, Savannah, July 21

Georgia: Pest Manager Training, Savannah, July 21

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Do you need recertification credits for GA or SC Commercial Pesticide Applicator categories, Georgia HPC Structural, ISA arborist or Society of American Foresters? Earn up to 5 credits at the Pest Manager Training planned for Friday, July 21 in the

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Rice Market: U.S. Paddy Allowed Unhindered Access into Colombia

Rice Market: U.S. Paddy Allowed Unhindered Access into Colombia

👤By Sarah Moran, USA Rice 🕔Jun 22, 2017

On June 6, 2017, the Colombian Agricultural Institute (ICA) published “Official Resolution #6705 of 2017” which removed a previous resolution that restricted imported U.S. paddy rice to the port of Barranquilla. The previous resolution also implemented phytosanitary measures for the

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Drought Monitor: Eastern U.S. Gets Drenched, Plains Stay Dry

Drought Monitor: Eastern U.S. Gets Drenched, Plains Stay Dry

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from David Miskus, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Summary A weather pattern change brought badly-needed, widespread showers and thunderstorms across the eastern half of the Nation, right after abnormal dryness (D0) developed in many areas of the Midwest and south-central Plains last week. This occurred after a wet

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Tennessee: Lincoln County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Hail Storms

Tennessee: Lincoln County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Hail Storms

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 22, 2017

In response to a request from Tyeisha Samples, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Tennessee, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Lincoln County as a primary natural disaster area due to losses and damages caused by

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DTN Cotton Close: Tumbles to New Low in Dec.

DTN Cotton Close: Tumbles to New Low in Dec.

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Jun 22, 2017

U.S. export commitments reached nearly 105% of the USDA estimate for 2016-17 and already 30% of the 2017-18 projection. Rain prospects promising for Texas Plains, but previous disappointments noted. Cotton futures tumbled to triple-digit closing losses in most contracts beyond

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DTN Grain Close: Fair Weather Sends Soybeans to New Low

DTN Grain Close: Fair Weather Sends Soybeans to New Low

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Spot soybeans fell to their lowest close in over a year Thursday while December corn dropped 6 cents — both pressured by a seven-day forecast of pleasant weather across the Midwest. July K.C. wheat ended steady as mixed harvest reports

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DTN Livestock Midday: Sharp Pressure Continues to Hold

DTN Livestock Midday: Sharp Pressure Continues to Hold

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Aggressive losses have held in cattle and hog futures early Thursday morning. This has led to triple-digit pressure across most markets with traders focusing on weaker beef and pork values. The lack of support in cash cattle trade is creating

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Corn, Soybean Pests: Bacterial Leaf Streak, Plus the Usual Suspects – DTN

Corn, Soybean Pests: Bacterial Leaf Streak, Plus the Usual Suspects – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jun 22, 2017

With most of the country’s corn and soybeans in the ground, insects and diseases are ramping up in their usual summer fashion. Some Midwest and Mid-South growers are facing rising Japanese beetle populations, and soybean aphid populations also are picking

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Louisiana: Evangeline Parish Designated Natural Disaster Area from Flood

Louisiana: Evangeline Parish Designated Natural Disaster Area from Flood

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 22, 2017

In response to a request from Christine Normand, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Louisiana, the U.S. Department of Agriculture designated Evangeline Parish in Louisiana as a primary natural disaster area due to losses and damages caused

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