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Associate Editor: Ernst Undesser
Circulation Manager:
Laurie Courtney
 

  

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EDITOR'S PICKS

 

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends: Prices Continued Higher at Year’s End   1-4

 

Soybeans: What’s Up with Record Yields, Especially in the Southeast? 3 Reasons   1-2

 

Fed Reserve Bank of Dallas: Crop Loans Down; Renewals and Extensions Up   1-5

 

Dossett On Rice: Bottom In Futures Ahead?   1-5

 

Illinois Corn Growers Face a Profitability Problem   1-5

 

Rose on Cotton: Forward Contracting Basis Feels Lukewarm; WASDE Acres Report Anticipated   1-5

 

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: High Yields Despite Drought Conditions   1-5

 

Congressional Budgets and Word Banning: ‘This is no way to run a railroad.’ – Commentary   1-5

 

Crop Insurance: Changes to 2018 Crop Insurance Rates   1-4

 

Farm Policy Review and Outlook for the 2018 Farm Bill   1-5

 

Rural Broadband Expansion in 2018: It Won’t be for Lack of Effort – DTN   1-4

 

U.S. Gasoline Prices Increased in 2017   1-5 

 


 

MARKETS | MONEY | TRADE

 

Shurley On Cotton: Looking For A Safety Net   1-4

 

North Dakota: Soybean, Spring Wheat Projected Profits in 2018   1-5

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   1-5

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   1-5

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   1-5

 

Cotton: Global Production to Increase in 2017/18   1-2

 

Ag Trade: U.S. Reaps Benefits of Free Trade Agreement with Korea   1-2

 

Understanding Commodity Markets One Consumer At A Time – DTN   1-3 

 

WEEDS

 

Dicamba: Minnesota-Specific Training and Use Requirements   1-5

 

Texas: 2 Invasive Mexican Grasses Turning Up In State – Info You’ll Need   1-2

 

Kentucky: Dicamba – Shifting Rules, Training Opportunities   1-3

 

Wheat leaves poking up through the snow.

Photo: Justin Ballew, Clemson Cooperative Extension

 

WEATHER

 

Climate Change: Nov. 2017 Was 3rd Warmest on Record   1-5

 

Kansas: Sub-Zero Temps May Have Damaged Wheat   1-5

 

South Carolina: Snowy Start to 2018   1-5              

 

Illinois Weather: Warm Year Ends With Cold, Dry December   1-5 

 

BUSINESS | TAXES

 

New Tax Landscape And Farmers: Sorting Through Your Options – DTN   1-3

 

Farm Business: Take Note of the 2018 Federal Estate Tax Exemption   1-4

 

THE WEST

 

California: Tree Crops Take Major Hit From Thomas Fire   1-4

 

California Law Requiring Cancer Warning on Glyphosate Label Challenged – DTN   1-4

 

California Almonds: Gaining Full Value From Pre-emergent Herbicide Programs   1-2 

 

LIVESTOCK

 

Livestock: Hog Prices Supported by Strong Demand   1-2 

 

OTHER NEWS

 

Oklahoma’s Mobile Grain Engulfment Simulator Delivers Life Saving Training   1-2

 

Cotton: Texas Tech Develops Faster Denim Dying System – Video   1-4

 

Rice: Fortified Rice Added to Global Food Assistance Programs   1-4 

 

INDUSTRY

 

Cotton: PhytoGen TRiO Seed Treatment Available for 2018 Planting   1-3

 

Rice: Gambit Herbicide Registered to Fight Sedge and Broadleaf Weeds   1-2




         Tweet from Colin Chopelas: c_chopelas
         Jan 3, 2018: "More Free herbicide this
         morning in the coastal bend!"

IN THE FIELD

 

Minnesota: Evaluating the Need for Sulfur in High Organic Matter Soils   1-5

 

Sawyer On Crops: More Chill Hours – Good News – South Georgia Pine Podcast   1-5

 

Minnesota: Evaluating the Need for Sulfur in High Organic Matter Soils   1-5

 

Texas: Using Radar to Gauge Plant Root Health and Potential Yields   1-2

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Tillage – Yield Booster Or Penalty? South Dakota Adds To Debate.   1-5

 

Arkansas Soybeans: The Butcher Shop Raises Awareness with Cheesecake   1-5

 

Minnesota Corn: Skip Bt Traits? Weigh European Corn Borer Options   1-4

 

North Dakota Soybeans: “Getting It Right” Production Meetings Set   1-3

 

Cotton

 

North Carolina Cotton: On-Farm Fiber Quality Results for 2017   1-2

 

North Carolina Cotton: Yield Results Available From On-Farm Variety Trials   1-2

 

Peanuts | Pecans

 

Kansas Pecans: Stuart – Where It Should And Shouldn’t Be Planted   1-2

 

Western Region Pecans: Good Demand as Harvest Picks Up   1-5

 

Texas Pecans: Good Demand, Light Deliveries   1-5

 

Oklahoma Pecans: Light Demand as Harvest Finishes   1-5

 

Louisiana Pecans: Prices Steady with Light Deliveries   1-5

 

Georgia Pecans: Moderate Demand, Steady Prices   1-5

 

Wheat

 

Louisiana Wheat: Will The Crop Take A Hit From Extreme Cold Weather?   1-4

 

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