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

  

 

Enjoy Thanksgiving Day! We'll be back with

the next issue of AgFax Weekend on Dec. 1.

 

AGFAX EDITOR’S PICKS

 

DTN Fertilizer Trends: Mosaic Halts Production at Florida Plant – DTN   11-17

 

Bayer-Monsanto: Critics Push DOJ to Reject Merger, 1 Mln Signatures – DTN   11-16

 

NAFTA: What’s the Story Behind It?   11-13

 

Ag Tech: Research Shows Drones Could Help Crop Management Take Off   11-17

 

Farm Equipment: A Black John Deere? German Factory Tour – DTN   11-16

 

Rice Update: Market Moved by New Business, Demand Factors   11-17

 

Illinois Fertilizer: Nitrogen Prices, Costs Lower for 2018   11-15

 

Tractor Dealership Consolidations – Ag-Pro Takes Big Bite Out Of Texas   11-15

 

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis: Impacts of Summer Drought in the Plains   11-14

 

Farm Business: Tax Reform Benefits and Drawbacks for 2018 – DTN   11-14

 

Cleveland on Cotton: A Battle of Supply vs Supply   11-17

 

Farm Income Declines in 3rd Quarter, Bankers More Optimistic for 4th – St. Louis Fed   11-14

 

NAFTA: Potential Ag Losses Increase Industry Anxiety – DTN   11-17

 

WEEDS

 

Iowa Weeds: The Cost of Resistance in Extra Herbicides   11-13

 

Nebraska: Burndown Herbicides May Not Work in Low Temperatures   11-13

 

MARKETS | MONEY

 

Rose on Cotton: We’ll Take That Win   11-17

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   11-17

 

Rice Market: Interest in U.S. Rice Runs High in Shanghai   11-17

 

Moving Grain: River Traffic Up as Harvest Nears Completion   11-17

 

Oil Crops Outlook: Export Competition Suppresses Expansion of U.S. Soybean Sales   11-17

 

Wheat Outlook: Global Exports Raised on Expanded Russian, U.S. Sales   11-17

 

Rice Outlook: U.S. Export Forecast Lowered 2.0 Mln Cwt   11-17

 

Rice Market: Iraq Makes Huge Purchase from U.S. Under Memorandum of Understanding   11-16

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   11-17

 

Ag Trade: Reviewing the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement   11-16

 

Rice: U.S. Medium Grain Demand is Up for Japanese Dining   11-14

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   11-14

 

China Plans 10% Ethanol Use by 2020, Good News for U.S. Corn Growers – DTN   11-14

 

CROP INSURANCE | FARM BILL | POLICY

 

Crop Insurance: Two Senators Target Cuts to Save $21.1Bln – DTN  11-13

 

Farm Safety Net: Analysis of the ARC-CO Payment Cap for Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat   11-17

 

What Is the Impact of Supply Management Programs on U.S. Exports? – Commentary   11-15

 

MORE NEWS | COMMENTARY

 

Fertilizer Conference: Industry Needs to Focus on Change – DTN   11-17

 

New Mid-South RCPP Deadlines Approaching   11-15

 

Arkansas Rice Farmer Named 2017 Farmer of the Year   11-15

 

Louisiana: Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner Down This Year   11-16

 

Sorghum: Purdue Received $5 Mln Grant to Develop Improved Varieties   11-15

 

Diesel, Gas Prices Climb   11-15

 

Apples: Disease Resistant Varieties Expected to Become More Popular   11-15

 

New Map of Worldwide Croplands Supports Food and Water Security   11-14

 

NAFTA Perspectives: Lawmakers, Ag Secretary, Farmers, and Mexico   11-13

 

THE WEST

 

Grapes, Strawberries: Intuity Fungicide Registered for Grape Botrytis, Powdery Mold   11-17

 

WEATHER

 

Drought Outlook: Widespread Development Likely Across South, Southeast   11-17

 

Drought Monitor: Mostly Dry Week Outside Northern West Coast   11-17

 

Louisiana: 4 Parishes Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricane Harvey   11-15

 

Georgia: 83 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricane Irma   11-15

 

Kansas: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Multiple Disasters   11-15

 

Colorado: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Multiple Disasters   11-15

 

IN THE FIELD

 

Midwest, Plains Crop Progress: Harvest Pace Continues to Lag, Wheat Conditions Decline – DTN   11-15

 

Louisiana: Sugarcane Harvest Doing Well at Halfway Point   11-14

 

Nebraska: Why Grain Test Weigh Matters   11-14

 

Peanuts | Pecans

 

Georgia Pecans: Moderate Deliveries, Market Slightly Higher   11-17

 

Georgia Pecans: Good Crop Expected Despite Difficult Year   11-16

 

Texas Pecans: Very Light Deliveries with Good Demand   11-15

 

Oklahoma Pecans: Harvest Picking Up, Deliveries Still Mostly Light   11-15

 

Louisiana Pecans: Volume Expected to Be Light   11-15

 

Cotton  

 

Mississippi Cotton: Top Varieties Planted in 2017   11-13

 

Flint on Crops: Tillage Can Delay Cotton Maturity – Commentary   11-13

 

Wheat

 

Michigan Wheat: Evaluating Seedling Stands This Fall   11-16

 

Tobacco

 

Tobacco: How Are Our Competitors Doing?   11-16

 

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