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Nebraska Corn Disease: Southern Rust Confirmed in 12-Plus Counties

Nebraska Corn Disease: Southern Rust Confirmed in 12-Plus Counties

👤By Tamra Jackson-Ziems, Kyle Broderick, Jenny Rees, and Amy Timmerman, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Specialists 🕔Jul 31, 2017

Southern Rust Update Southern corn rust has now been confirmed in more than a dozen Nebraska counties in eastern and south central Nebraska. The furthest north the disease has been confirmed is Antelope County in northeast Nebraska. This is an indicator that

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Mississippi Cotton, Soybeans: Heavy Bollworm Numbers; Sprays Issues Likely NOT from Resistance

Mississippi Cotton, Soybeans: Heavy Bollworm Numbers; Sprays Issues Likely NOT from Resistance

👤By Angus Catchot, Jeff Gore, and Don Cook, Mississippi State University Entomologists 🕔Jul 31, 2017

Bollworms have certainly been the hot topic in cotton and later planted soybeans this year. This flight started in some areas the week of July 4th and peaked in the Southern Delta around July 10-15. Since that time it has

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Flint on Crops: Don’t Give Up on Cotton – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Don’t Give Up on Cotton – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University Agronomist 🕔Jul 31, 2017

There is a good reason why cotton became king in this part of the world many years ago. That reason was (and still is) that if you keep giving it at least a minimum of care it will do its

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Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Spread in Panhandle

Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Spread in Panhandle

👤By Ed Bynum, Texas AgriLife Entomogist 🕔Jul 31, 2017

The crop consultant, Mr. Jess McGee, that found sugarcane aphids in a field in Donley County has now found sugarcane aphids in a field in Gray County. Also, Dr. Brent Bean, Director of Agronomy for the United Sorghum Checkoff Program,

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DTN Livestock Open: Futures Face Defensive Undertone

DTN Livestock Open: Futures Face Defensive Undertone

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Jul 31, 2017

The cattle complex seems likely to open lower, pressured by follow-through selling and nervousness regarding August fundamentals. Lean hog contracts should also open on the defensive, checked by faltering carcass value and lower cash expectations. Cattle: Steady-$2 LR Futures: 50-100

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DTN Grain Open: Not a Good Weekend

DTN Grain Open: Not a Good Weekend

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Jul 31, 2017

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: December corn was 5 cents lower, November soybeans were 12 cents lower, and September Minneapolis (HRS) wheat was 8 cents lower. CME Globex Recap: Grain and oilseed markets posted sharp sell-offs overnight into Monday morning, despite

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Arkansas Rice: When To Drain, When to Drain?

Arkansas Rice: When To Drain, When to Drain?

👤By Jarrod Hardke, Extension Rice Specialist, University of Arkansas 🕔Jul 30, 2017

We need a break from the daytime and (especially) the nighttime heat – and it looks like we’re in for it. If the current forecast holds, a lot of this rice crop is in for ideal grain filling conditions. Some

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California Almonds: Harvest Starts, Mites Linger – AgFax

California Almonds: Harvest Starts, Mites Linger – AgFax Updated

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jul 29, 2017

Spider mite treatments continue in parts of our coverage area. As our contacts in the lower half of the SJV tell us, mite pressure hasn’t come close to what they dealt with ahead of harvest in 2016.

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AgFax Weekend: Ag Biz Stocks Down; AGCO to Buy Precision Planting

AgFax Weekend: Ag Biz Stocks Down; AGCO to Buy Precision Planting

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Jul 28, 2017

This week’s AgFax Weekend – Ag Biz Stocks Down; AGCO to Buy Precision Planting; Farm Bill Rumblings in Senate; and more.

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Arkansas: Dicamba Field Day, Keiser, Aug. 8

Arkansas: Dicamba Field Day, Keiser, Aug. 8

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas Director of Communications Services 🕔Jul 28, 2017

University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture weed scientists will be tackling one of the most heated issues in Arkansas agriculture – dicamba – at the Aug. 8 field day at the Northeast Research and Extension Center, an event that

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