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AGFAX CROP E-NEWS

 

AgFax Southeast Cotton: Whitefly Still The Critical Focus In Georgia   8-11

 

AgFax Midsouth Cotton: Wet-Weather Complications Ahead?   8-11

 

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Fall in the Air; Plenty of ‘Cutout’ Talk   8-9  

  

WEEDS

 

Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Researchers Find All Formulations Volatile; 876 Injury Reports   8-10

 

Arkansas Soybeans: Weed Control Programs in Future Triple Stack Varieties – Video   8-10

 

Georgia Weeds: 3 Reminders for Late Season Management   8-11

 

Herbicides: Test Your Mode of Action Knowledge with New Quiz   8-9

 

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Invasive Pigweeds Rising Above Canopies   8-9

 

Dicamba Drift: Monsanto Announces Action Plan   8-8

 

Dicamba: Purdue Study – Response of Roundup Ready Soybean Yield After Exposure   8-8

 

AGFAX EDITOR’S PICKS

 

Corn, Soybeans: Updated 2017-18 Supply, Demand, Price Prospects – Video   8-11

 

Cleveland on Cotton: Stunned by WASDE Report? It Ain’t Over Yet.   8-11

 

Farm Economy Softens Further, But Shows Signs of Stabilizing – Fed Reserve   8-10

 

Grain Markets: Strong Export Demand in 2016-17; Will It Last?   8-7

 

Illinois: Farm Real Estate Values Decrease for 3rd Straight Year   8-11

 

Corn: Weeds Left Untreated May Cost You in Yield and Water – Texas Study   8-10

 

NAFTA: Close-up View of Ag Trade Along the Rio Grande- DTN   8-9

 

Corn Production Down, Soybeans Cotton Up from 2016 – USDA   8-10

 

Diesel, Gas Prices a Quarter Above Last Year   8-10

 

Ag Group Hands Out Annual Rail Shippers Report Card – DTN   8-8

 

USDA Updates Provide Snapshot of Farm Economy Variables   8-8

 

Congress Investigates Why Cancer Researcher Withheld Info Clearing Glyphosate – DTN   8-10

 

Welch on Grain: Ethanol Production Remains Strong; Drought Affecting More Corn   8-8

 

Mexico: Small Companies Hold Back on Expansion, Waiting for NAFTA Talks – DTN   8-10

 

Bob Wills is still king in Turkey, Texas, but this

cotton field is running a close second.

Photo: Larry Stalcup


WEATHER

 

Drought in Dakotas: Hay Lottery Offered to Farmers Short on Forage – DTN   8-11

 

Drought Monitor: Torrential Rains Hammer Gulf Coast, Midsouth; Limited Relief for Plains   8-10

 

South Dakota: 15 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought   8-9

 

North Carolina: Richmond County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Spring Freeze   8-9

 

MARKETS | MONEY

 

Rose on Cotton: USDA Report Has High Expectations of U.S. Production – 20.5M Bales   8-11

 

Midwest Ag Economy – Overview of Fed Reserve Ag Credit Surveys   8-11

 

Rice Update: World Supply/Demand Report Gives Optimism to a Difficult Market   8-11

 

Illinois Farmland Rents: 2017 State Values and 2018 Outlook   8-8

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   8-11

 

ELS Cotton Competitiveness Payment Rate Is Zero   8-10

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   8-11

 

World Rough Rice Prices Unchanged   8-9

 

Corn Prices: Guessing Games Begin with USDA First Yield Estimates – DTN   8-9

 

Welch on Wheat: Weak Week for Exports   8-8

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   8-8

 

USDA REPORTS

 

WASDE Cotton: U.S. Crop Predicted Largest in Over a Decade   8-10

 

WASDE Oilseeds: U.S. Soybean Production Raised on Higher Yield   8-10

 

WASDE Rice: U.S. Production Lowered Nearly 5 Mln Cwt   8-10

 

WASDE Coarse Grains: Reduced U.S. Corn Production, Demand   8-10

 

WASDE Wheat: U.S. Supplies, Production Lowered   8-10

 

Global Markets: Cotton – Sales from China State Reserve Reach 10 Million Bales   8-11

 

Global Markets: Wheat – Canadian, U.S. Exports Down on Tightening Supplies   8-11

 

Global Markets: Corn – Colombia A Promising Market for U.S. Growers   8-11

 

Global Markets: Rice – Sri Lanka Imports at Record Levels   8-11

 

Global Markets: Grains – Mexico Grows as Grain Importer, Supplied Primarily by U.S.   8-11

 

Global Markets: Oilseeds – Recovering EU Rapeseed Production Offsetting Lower Imports   8-11

 

MORE NEWS | POLICY

 

Defamation Lawsuit: Disney Co. Paid $177M Settlement to Beef Products Inc. – DTN   8-11

 

Moving Grain: Dredging Issues on Lower Mississippi; Grain Inspections Continue Climb   8-10

 

Rice: Columbian Farmers Visit Louisiana and Arkansas   8-11

 

Farm Bill: House Ag Comm. Chair Conaway Now Hoping for 2018   8-9

 

Perdue Hopes for Delay on Clean Water Lawsuit Against California Farmer – DTN   8-9

 

WOTUS Rollback – Senators Ask EPA to Extend Comment Period – DTN   8-8

 

U.S. Court of Appeals Rules Gray Wolf is Protected Despite Farm, Ranch Losses – DTN   8-8

 

Farm Bill: House Ag Committee “Listening Sessions” Continue, Sec. Perdue Visits Midwest   8-7

 

Mississippi Catfish: MSU Research, Outreach Boosts Industry   8-7

 

WEATHER

 

Drought in Dakotas: Hay Lottery Offered to Farmers Short on Forage – DTN   8-11

 

Drought Monitor: Torrential Rains Hammer Gulf Coast, Midsouth; Limited Relief for Plains   8-10

 

South Dakota: 15 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought   8-9

 

North Carolina: Richmond County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Spring Freeze   8-9 

 

 

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IN THE FIELD

 

Cover Crops

 

Pennsylvania: Cover Crop Planting Season Has Arrived   8-9

 

Ohio: Cover Crop Considerations Following Wheat in Grain Rotations   8-8

 

Harvest

 

Arkansas Rice: As Harvest Approaches, Growers Hope for Higher Temps, Less Rain   8-11

 

Mississippi Rice: Harvest Totals May Eclipse Early Forecasts   8-11

 

South Carolina Corn: Harvest Underway in the Pee Dee, Yields Look Good   8-8

 

Louisiana Corn: Weather Slows Promising Harvest   8-10

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

North Carolina Soybeans: Treating Earworms Prior To and During Bloom   8-11

 

Alabama: Soybean Rust Founds in 9 Counties This Week   8-11

 

Indiana Corn: Poor Kernel Set Can Stem from a Variety of Issues   8-10

 

Minnesota Corn: Post-Tassel Nitrogen Applications – Are They Worth It?   8-11

 

Pennsylvania Corn: Disease to Look For   8-9

 

Indiana Corn: Good Pollination Conditions Help; Scout Fields for Diseases   8-10

 

Kentucky Corn: Spike of Southwestern Corn Borer Might Need Attention   8-9

 

Georgia Corn: Yields Expected to Be Higher in Dryland Fields, Lower in Irrigated   8-9

 

Delaware Soybeans: Stem Canker – Identification and Management   8-8

 

Ohio Soybeans: Sudden Death Syndrome Popping Up Across the State   8-8

 

Minnesota Soybeans: Late Season Weed Escapes; What Should You Do?   8-7

 

Nebraska Research: Manure Used to Help Reduce Erosion and Runoff – 4 Lessons   8-7

 

Mississippi Soybeans: When Can I Quit Treating Redbanded Stink Bug?   8-7

 

Mississippi: Soybean Rust Management Considerations   8-7

 

Nebraska Corn: Predicting Late-Season Irrigation Needs   8-7

 

Cotton | Sorghum

 

Tennessee Cotton: Deciding to Treat Late Season Spider Mites   8-11

 

Alabama Cotton, Soybeans: Moth Numbers Rise, Scouting Fields Before Spraying   8-11

 

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Rain Delays Corn Harvest; Cotton Finishing Nicely   8-10

 

Texas West Plains: Sugarcane Aphid in Sorghum; Keep Scouting the Cotton   8-10

 

Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Found in Glasscock, Reagan Counties   8-10

 

Virginia Cotton: Most Pests Below Threshold but Keep Scouting   8-10

 

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Bollworm Update – Good News and Bad News   8-9

 

Texas Plains: Taking a Close Look at New Cotton Technologies   8-9

 

Kentucky Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids – Identification and Management   8-9

 

Texas Plains: Next Few Weeks Critical for Crop Yields   8-8

 

North Carolina Cotton, Soybeans: Considerations for Pyrethroids Used Against Bollworm   8-8

 

Mississippi Cotton: Late Season Nutrient Deficiency/Fertilizer Applications   8-7

 

Wheat | Alfalfa

 

Oklahoma: Wheat Streak Mosaic – Get Out and Control Volunteer Wheat   8-11

 

Texas Wheat: AgriLife Extension Releases High Plains ‘Top Picks’ List   8-10

 

Kansas: Don’t Forget to Control Your Volunteer Wheat!   8-9

 

Nebraska: Changes in Two Wheat Practices Could Lead to Increased Yield   8-7

 

Rice

 

Rice Leadership Development Program Accepting Applications for 2018   8-9

 

Rice Blight: Research Works to Block Disease Pathogens   8-11

 

Arkansas Rice: Late Season Rain Exacerbates Disease Problems   8-9

 

Rice Stripe Virus: Scientists Unlock Planthoppers’ Role in Propagation   8-11

 

Peanuts | Pecans

 

Georgia Pecans: Recent Fruit Shed Caused by Water Split   8-10

 

Virginia Peanuts: Some Plants Turning Yellow, a Variety of Possible Causes   8-9

 

Georgia Peanuts: Hopper Burn Showing Up, Considerations for Management   8-8

 

Georgia Peanuts: Through the Eyes of a Farmer – The Akins Family – Video   8-10 

 

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