Editor: Debra L. Ferguson
Associate Editor: Ernst Undesser
Circulation Manager:
Laurie Courtney
 

 

WEEDS

 

Dicamba: Arkansas Plant Board Unanimously Sets Mid-April Limit – DTN   9-22

 

Dicamba: U. of Arkansas Posts Second Response To Monsanto’s Petition   9-20

 

Dicamba: Pesticide Agencies Overwhelmed; EPA Promises Action for 2018 Season – DTN   9-21

 

Dicamba: Arkansas Petition Drive Aims At Stretching Out ’18 Spray Window   9-21

 

Iowa Soybeans: Dicamba – How Many Hours Were Available to Spray in 2017?   9-19

 

Minnesota: Dicamba – Resistant Weeds Need More Than Herbicides for Control   9-20

 

Dicamba Faces State Restrictions Based on Weed Science Data – DTN   9-18

 

Weed Seeds: 6 Ways Aussies Keep Them Out Of The Bank – Video   9-16

 

Wheat Market: Taking Stock of the 2017/18 World Crop   9-21

 

Michigan: Herbicide-Resistance Screening Has Begun at MSU Diagnostic Services   9-21

 

Herbicide-Resistant Kochia: Research Indicates the Importance of Early Season Control   9-19

 

Virginia: Distribution of Herbicide-Resistant Italian Ryegrass   9-20

 

Pennsylvania: Weed Control After Silage Harvest or in Fallow Settings   9-18

 

Herbicide Resistance: Illinois Will Showcase Aussie Seed Destructor   9-18

 

AGFAX EDITOR’S PICKS

 

Bayer Requests Extension on Monsanto Acquisition – DTN   9-20

 

Dossett on Rice: Price Rally in Thailand; South Korea Plans Buy for Reserve   9-22

 

Grain Markets: Commercials Turn Net Long – DTN   9-20

 

Cleveland on Cotton: Bullish Factors Battle Against Global Production   9-22

 

Soil Health Scouting: Drones, Satellites, Airplanes and Boots on the Ground – DTN   9-22

 

Farmland Partners Buying $110 Mln Worth Of California’s Nut Crop Acreage   9-22

 

Organic Imports: Are They Really “Organic”? USDA Finds Lack of Control and Oversight – DTN   9-22

 

Rose on Cotton: Strong Export Turnaround Doesn’t Impress Traders   9-22

 

Checkoff Funded Programs: Group Questions Lack of Transparency – DTN   9-21

 

Sorghum: Catfish Feeding Trial in Vietnam Offers New Opportunity for U.S. Farmers   9-22

 

Mississippi: Increased Wild Hog Population May Spread Disease to Deer, Other Wildlife   9-22

 

Kansas: Tyson Poultry Expansion Gets Push Back from Rural Community – DTN   9-18

 

MARKETS | MONEY

 

Rice Update: Strong Case for Better Price Scenario   9-22

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   9-22

 

Moving Grain: Low Water Disrupts Barge Traffic on Illinois River   9-22

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   9-22

 

Illinois: Comparing Payments from Margin Protection with Harvest Price Option   9-22

 

Grain Export Inspections Mixed – DTN   9-20

 

Grain Markets: Corn, Soybean Production Outlook in 2017-18   9-18

 

Ag Trade: USDA Export Data and Stakeholder Issues   9-19

 

Welch on Wheat: Strong Exports Continue, Gulf Shipments Resume   9-19

 

Welch on Grain: Corn, Sorghum Exports Start Marketing Year Off Strong   9-19

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   9-19

 

FARMLAND VALUES | TAXES | RENT

 

Ask the Tax Man: Charitable Donations are Tricky, Especially When it’s Property – DTN   9-20

 

Farmland Values: 2017 Iowa Land Survey; NASS Cash Rent County Estimates   9-18

 

Kansas Farmland Values Continue to Slide   9-19

 

Illinois: Farm Income Trends Vary with Crop or Livestock Choice   9-19

 

CROP INSURANCE | FARM BILL | POLICY  

 

Farm Bill Issue Review: Crop Insurance and Cover Crops   9-22

 

GIPSA: Inner Workings of the USDA Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Adm. – DTN   9-19

 

MORE NEWS | COMMENTARY

 

FAO Report: Global Hunger is on the Rise Again   9-21

 

Diesel, Gas Prices Down, 40 Cents Higher Than Last Year   9-20

 

Ag Research: Code Breakers Unlock Pearl Millet’s Heat Tolerance to Fight Climate Chaos   9-20

 

Cotton: NCC Task Force Sets 6 Goals to Attract More Cotton Buyers   9-22

 

Ag Research: RNA Discovery Could Boost Plant Drought, Salt Tolerance   9-18

 

Flint on Crops: Time to Think About Cover Crops – Commentary   9-18

 

THE WEST

 

Farmland Partners Buying $110 Mln Worth Of California’s Nut Crop Acreage   9-22

 

California Almonds: Postharvest Management – Nitrogen Considerations   9-20

 

INDUSTRY

 

Americot Adds 3 New Reps In Southwest, Midsouth, Southeast   9-19

 

Farm Credit Services of America, Frontier Farm Credit Announce President, CEO   9-20

 

BIOFUEL | DDG

 

DDG Weekly Update: Demand Starting to Pick Up – DTN   9-18

 

WEATHER

 

Drought Monitor: Needed Rains Hit Northern Plains   9-22

 

Drought Outlook: Persistence Expected for Northern Plains, Development in the Midsouth   9-21

 

Ohio Weather: September Frost Unlikely; La Nina Development Declared   9-19

 

Weather: Changes in Daily Rain Patterns are Significant, says Study   9-19

 

Kansas Weather: Aug. Temperatures Were Unseasonably Cool   9-18

 

South Dakota: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought   9-18

 

Ohio: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Flooding   9-18

 

IN THE FIELD

 

Nebraska Harvest: Deliver Soybeans at the Optimum Moisture   9-18

 

Minnesota: How to Estimate Nitrogen Loss from Leaching   9-21

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

North Carolina Soybeans: Treating Stink Bugs in Late Fields   9-22

 

Ohio Soybeans: Are Fall Herbicides Required in Xtend Fields?   9-19

 

Iowa Corn: Grain Dry Down in Field From Maturity to Harvest   9-20

 

Iowa Soybeans: How Fast Do Crops Dry Down in the Field?   9-20

 

Iowa Corn: New Diseases Booklet Available from ISU Extension   9-20

 

Illinois: Corn, Soybean Harvest Considerations   9-20

 

Kentucky: Soybean Stem Borer May Cause Problems During Harvest, Reduce Yields   9-20

 

Ohio Soybeans: Diaporthe Stem Canker and Cercospora Leaf Blight – Symptoms and Management   9-19

 

Texas Corn: Mycotoxin Levels on High Plains Pose Threat to Farmers   9-19

 

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Positive Yields Expected; Be Mindful of Lodging, Pod Shattering   9-18

 

Nebraska-Brazil Study New and Old Corn Insect Pests   9-18

 

Cotton | Sorghum

 

Mississippi: Sorghum Yields Shine; Acreage and Prices Sag   9-22

 

Texas Plains: Ideal Weather for Cotton Development, Sugarcane Aphids Still in Late Sorghum   9-18

 

Sawyer On Crops: Decisions About Cotton Defoliation And Whitefly – Audio   9-18

 

Tennessee: Cotton Defoliation – Using Bolls to Determine Timing – Video   9-18

 

Alabama Cotton: Heat Unit Accumulation Has Been Lacking in 2017   9-18

 

Wheat | Alfalfa

 

Arkansas Wheat: 2018 Crop Budgets Available   9-22

 

Mississippi Wheat: 2017 Suggested Variety Short List   9-22

 

Kansas Wheat: What Are the Risks of Planting Early?   9-21

 

Peanuts | Pecans

 

Florida Pecans: Battling Scab in the Panhandle   9-22

 

Texas: Pecan Weevils’ Range Growing, Warns AgriLife Extension Expert   9-21

 

Georgia Pecans: Hurricane Cleanup; Water Requirements for Nut Maturity   9-21

 

Florida Peanuts: Wet Conditions Delay Digging, Farmers Falling Behind   9-20

 

South Carolina Peanuts: Speed Matters When Digging   9-21

 

Florida Peanuts: Determining Maturity – the Three Pile Method   9-20

 

Georgia: Thomas County – How Did Crops Fare Following Irma?   9-18

 

Georgia Pecans: 30% of Crop Destroyed by Irma   9-18

 

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