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

 

AGFAX EDITOR’S PICKS

 

Dicamba Rules: Confused? Remember, State Regs Outweigh Federal – DTN   10-20

 

DTN Fertilizer Trends: Prices Move Higher on Increased Barge Rates   10-19

 

Syngenta Corn Traits Settlement: What Does it Mean for Individual Farmers?   10-20

 

Weeds: The Sooner You Kill ‘Em, The Farther Your Fertilizer Goes – AgFax Weed Solutions   10-20

 

Tractor Restoration Club Takes on a 1945 Allis Chalmers Model C   10-17

 

High Oleic Soybeans – Will 2018 Be the Breakthrough Year? – DTN   10-20

 

Rose on Cotton: Pickers are Rolling; Buyers Will Start Quality Shopping   10-20

 

Soybean Market: Bullish Scenario Brewing – DTN   10-18

 

Grain Markets: Expectations for Corn, Soybean Prices Over Next 5 Years   10-18

 

Soybeans: Dow and ADM Collaborate on Introduction of Enlist E3 Herbicide Technology – DTN   10-16

 

Rice Market: Export Sales Set a Marketing Year High   10-20

 

Grain Markets: Moving Forward After the Oct. Reports   10-16

 

Brazil Soybean Planting: Off to a Dry Start – DTN   10-18 

  



WEEDS

 

Herbicides Performance – Water Temps Influence Kill – No Kidding – AgFax Weed Solutions   10-20

 

Dicamba is Now a Restricted Use Pesticide Says EPA’s New Label Rules – DTN   10-16

 

Tennessee: Dicamba – Revised Engenia, Xtendimax, and FeXapan Herbicide Labels   10-19

 

Alabama Wheat: Ryegrass Control Options   10-18

 

FARM BUSINESS

 

Illinois Farm Business: 2018 Budgets – Don’t Forget Family Living Costs   10-20

 

Farm Lending Stabilizes, but Bank Liquidity Tightening 3Q – Fed Reserve Bank of Kansas City   10-20

 

U.S. Farm Finances: Confirmation that Farmers are ‘Cash Poor and Asset Rich’   10-20

 

Ag Loans: Are Past Arguments Against Raising Rates Valid? – Commentary   10-18

 

Farm Business: Comparing 2016 ARC-CO and PLC Payments   10-17

 

Farm Business: Proper Training is the Key to Competent Longterm Employees   10-17

 

Michigan: Sound Cash Rental Decisions for Landowners   10-20

 

MARKETS | MONEY

 

China Increasing Soybean Imports, 4.4 billion bushels by 2022 – DTN   10-17

 

Welch On Wheat: Exports Take A Nice Jump   10-20

 

Moving Grain: Closed Section of Ohio River Re-Opens with Large Back-Log   10-19

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   10-20

 

Wheat Market: USDA Projects Shifting Supplies, Location Will Impact Quality, Availability   10-19

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   10-20

 

Global Rough Rice Prices Unchanged from Last Week   10-18

 

Shurley on Cotton: Oct. Numbers Were Not As Expected—But Prices Hold   10-17

 

Nebraska: Grain Marketing in 5 Easy Steps   10-17

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices 10-17

 

Wheat Outlook: U.S. Production Marginally Higher; Usage Lowered 30 Mln Bushels 10-17

 

Rice Outlook: Global Ending Stocks Projected Highest Since 2000/01   10-17

 

Oil Crops Outlook: Soybean Supplies Curtailed by Lower Carryover Stocks   10-17

 

Cotton Outlook: Stocks Outside of China Rising in 2017/18   10-17




POLICY | TRADE

 

Biodiesel Waiver Provision in the RFS – Difficult to Justify   10-20

 

Biofuels: Trump and EPA Continue to Support Renewable Fuels Standard – DTN   10-20

 

NAFTA Rewrite: 4th Round of Talks End – More Negotiations in 2018 – DTN   10-20

 

NAFTA: Mexico Says Ag Seasonal Trade Remedy Laws Are a No Go – DTN   10-18

 

Ag Trade: NAFTA Renegotiation Talks Extended – U.S. Dairy Proposal Rejected   10-18

 

MORE NEWS | COMMENTARY

 

Gas Price Rise Due to Several Factors Says Informa Agribusiness Study – DTN   10-18

 

Georgia Peanut Commission Applauds Revision of Seg. 2 Peanuts in Federal Register   10-20

 

Rice: USA Rice Asks for Govt. Crackdown on Mislabeled Products   10-17

 

Diesel Prices Rise While Gasoline Slips   10-18

 

Louisiana: Citrus Grower Says Results Mixed with This Year’s Crop   10-18

 

Cotton: Georgia Grown and Sewn T-Shirts Now Available 10-17

 

Flint on Crops: Prepare for Uncertainty – Commentary   10-16

 

THE WEST

 

California Almonds: Kernel Defects – What Are the Causes?   10-17

 

LIVESTOCK

 

Livestock Market: China’s Meat and Poultry Import Forecast, 2018   10-16

 

WEATHER

 

Drought Outlook: Improvements for Northwest, Midwest; Expansion in Southeast   10-19

 

Drought Monitor: Heavy Rains in the Midwest, Mostly Dry in South, Southeast   10-19

 

Florida: Hurricane Irma Ag Damages Estimated at $2.5 Bln   10-16

 

Arkansas: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Winds, Floods   10-19

 

North Carolina: Washington County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Excessive Rains   10-19

 

South Carolina: 9 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from March Freeze 10-17

 

Florida: 19 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Irma 10-17

 

Delaware: Sussex County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Excessive Rains   10-17

 

California: San Joaquin County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Excessive Rains   10-17

 

Missouri: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought   10-17





IN THE FIELD

 

Fall Burndown: Gaining Ground In The South – AgFax Weed Solutions   10-20

 

Nebraska: Buying Seed for 2018 – Which Bt Traits Do You Really Need?   10-17

 

Ohio Harvest: Good Weather Conditions This Week, Not So Much Next Week   10-18

 

Kentucky: Grain Storage – Tips on Alternative Methods   10-18

 

Iowa Cover Crops: Fall Armyworm Feeding Noted in Southern Counties   10-18

 

Ohio: Fall Manure Application Tips   10-18

 

Nebraska Harvest: Avoiding Compaction – 10 Tips for Wet Soils   10-17

 

Minnesota: 5 Tips for Getting the Most out of Fall Soil Sampling   10-18

 

Alabama: 4 Tractor Safety Tips for Harvest Season   10-17

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Michigan Corn: Stover Harvest Implications   10-20

 

Illinois Corn: Timing Fall Nitrogen Applications   10-20

 

Kentucky Soybeans: Partially Flooded Fields – What Should You Do?   10-18

 

Michigan Corn: Relative Maturity’s Relation to Yield, Moisture   10-20

 

Tennessee Soybeans: Dicamba – Yield Reports on Injured Crops   10-19

 

Michigan Soybeans: Maturity Group and Yield – Experience from the Thumb   10-20

 

North Dakota Soybeans: Avoid Loss During Harvesting, Drying, Storage   10-18

 

Ohio Corn: Field Drying and Harvest Losses   10-18

 

Nebraska Soybeans: End of Season Flooding Affects Management, Storage   10-17

 

North Dakota Corn: Harvest, Drying, Storage Challenging This Year   10-16

 

Cotton | Sorghum

 

Texas: Sugarcane Aphid Management – Late Season Infestation – Video and Conference Presentations   10-20

 

Texas Plains: Cotton Needs More Heat Units, Sorghum Still at Risk from Sugarcane Aphids   10-19

 

North Carolina Cotton: How Do We Manage Defoliation for the Rest of This Season?   10-18

 

Florida Cotton, Peanuts: Nematode Damage a Serious Issue this Season   10-16

 

Wheat | Alfalfa

 

Oklahoma Wheat: Balancing Yield and Protein Content   10-16

 

Rice

 

Arkansas Rice: Making Variety Decisions for 2018   10-17

 

Peanuts | Pecans

 

Arkansas: Peanuts Proving Profitable in 2017   10-20

 

 

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