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  1. Illinois: Crop Management Conferences, Jan. 20 – Feb. 10

    January 20 @ 8:00 am - February 10 @ 8:00 am
  2. Texas: Wild Pig Management Workshop, Luling, Feb. 9

    February 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. Ohio: Corn College Workshop, Greenville, Feb. 10

    February 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  4. Arkansas State Agribusiness Conference, Jonesboro, Feb. 10

    February 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  5. Texas: Feed-Grain Marketing Workshop, Amarillo, Feb. 10-11

    February 10 @ 8:00 am - March 11 @ 5:00 pm
  6. West Florida Crops Meeting, Jay, February 11

    February 11 @ 7:45 am - 12:00 pm
  7. Georgia: Ag Business Planning Workshop, Glennville, Feb. 11, 18

    February 11 @ 8:00 am - February 18 @ 5:00 pm
  8. Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show, Dothan, February 11

    February 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  9. Four States Agricultural Exposition, Texarkana, Feb. 11

    February 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  10. Ohio: Agronomy Workshops, Wooster, Feb. 15, 16

    February 15 @ 8:00 am - February 16 @ 8:00 am
  11. Louisiana: Irrigation Management Workshop, Marksville, Feb. 16-17

    February 16 @ 8:00 am - February 17 @ 8:00 am
  12. Tennessee: Irrigation Meeting, Somerville, Feb. 16

    February 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  13. Tennessee: Cotton Focus Meeting, Jackson, Feb. 18

    February 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  14. Illinois: Ag Tech Innovation Summit, Champaign, Feb. 18

    February 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  15. Texas: Oil, Gas Leasing Workshop, College Station, Feb. 22

    February 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  16. Texas: Wild Pig Management Workshop, Burnet, Feb. 24

    February 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  17. Mississippi: Ag Waste Disposal Day, Charleston, Feb. 24

    February 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  18. Virginia: USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum, Arlington, Feb. 25-26

    February 25 @ 8:00 am - February 26 @ 5:00 pm
  19. Georgia: Pest Manager Training, Forsyth, Feb. 25

    February 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  20. Tennessee: Winter Row Crop Marketing Meeting, Mason, Feb. 25

    February 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  21. Texas: Rice Technical Working Group, Galveston, March 1-4

    March 1 @ 8:00 am - March 4 @ 8:00 am
  22. Texas: Rice Technical Working Group Conference, Galveston, March 1-4

    March 1 @ 8:00 am - March 4 @ 5:00 pm
  23. Indiana Small Farm Conference, Danville, March 4-5

    March 4 @ 8:00 am - March 5 @ 5:00 pm
  24. Kansas: 103rd Annual Cattlemen’s Day, Manhattan, March 4

    March 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  25. Kentucky: Integrated Pest Management Training, Princeton, March 2

    March 6 @ 8:00 am
  26. Oklahoma: Irrigation Conference, Woodward, March 8

    March 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  27. Oklahoma: Pecan Management Course, Stillwater, March 8

    March 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  28. Missouri: Free Pesticide Collection Event, Portageville, March 12

    March 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  29. Florida: Carinata Summit, Quincy, March 15-16

    March 15 @ 8:00 am - March 16 @ 5:00 pm

 

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Texas: Mostly Dry as Cotton Harvest Wraps Up – USDA

Texas: Mostly Dry as Cotton Harvest Wraps Up – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Feb 8, 2016

Precipitation was sparse across the state last week. Light showers were experienced in areas of the High Plains and East Texas, with isolated areas in North East Texas receiving upwards of 0.5 of an inch of rainfall. Small Grains: Winter

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Mid-South Farm & Gin Show, Memphis, Feb. 26-27

Mid-South Farm & Gin Show, Memphis, Feb. 26-27

👤By Michael Klein, USA Rice 🕔Feb 8, 2016

The Mid-South Farm & Gin Show returns to the Cook Convention Center in Memphis on February 26-27.  One of the largest farm shows in the region, this event always draws a big crowd from all of the surrounding states in

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Arkansas: Irrigation Tech Meeting, Stuttgart, Feb. 11

Arkansas: Irrigation Tech Meeting, Stuttgart, Feb. 11

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension 🕔Feb 8, 2016

Whether new to computerized irrigation aids or an advanced user, the Feb. 11 Irrigation Technology meeting at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s Rice Resarch and Extension Station has sessions for both users. “With lower commodity prices and

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Texas Corn, Sorghum: Wet ’15 Could Mean Weedy ’16

Texas Corn, Sorghum: Wet ’15 Could Mean Weedy ’16

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Feb 8, 2016

The blessing of a wet 2015 is expected to bring the curse of a weedy 2016, said Dr. Jourdan Bell, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomist in Amarillo. The above average precipitation in 2015 prompted the growth of weeds and

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Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Management Options in the High Plains

Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Management Options in the High Plains

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Feb 8, 2016

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologists are trying to help producers prepare for the likelihood of the sugarcane aphid on the Texas High Plains in 2016. Dr. Ed Bynum, AgriLife Extension entomologist in Amarillo, said after 2015’s infestation, the agency’s

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DTN Grain Close: Buyers Uninterested Ahead of USDA Reports

DTN Grain Close: Buyers Uninterested Ahead of USDA Reports

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Feb 8, 2016

All three grains closed lower Monday with a new contract low seen in March K.C. wheat. Favorable crop conditions in South America along with expectations that USDA will increase ending stocks estimates in Tuesday’s report kept potential buyers uninterested again.

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Central Plains Irrigation Conference, Kearney, Feb. 23-24

Central Plains Irrigation Conference, Kearney, Feb. 23-24

👤By Katie Allen, Kansas State University 🕔Feb 8, 2016

The 2016 Central Plains Irrigation Conference and Exposition will take place Feb. 23-24 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Kearney, Nebraska. Kansas State University, Colorado State University, the University of Nebraska and the Central Plains Irrigation Association sponsor the

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Florida: Pesticide Applicator License Class, Jay, Feb. 29

Florida: Pesticide Applicator License Class, Jay, Feb. 29

👤From University of Florida 🕔Feb 8, 2016

A Private Applicator Pesticide Applicator Training Class will be held on February 29, 2016, at the Jay Community Center from 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Attendees will learn the basics of applying pesticides correctly and will be able to take the exams

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Good on Grain: Ethanol, Distillers’ Grain Exports Remain Strong

Good on Grain: Ethanol, Distillers’ Grain Exports Remain Strong

👤By Darrel Good, University of Illinois, farmdocDaily 🕔Feb 8, 2016

U.S. exports of fuel ethanol were generally small prior to 2010. For 2010, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimated exports at 398.5 million gallons. Exports peaked at just under 1.2 billion gallons in 2011 when Brazilian ethanol supplies were

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DTN Grain Midday: Outside Pressure Continues

DTN Grain Midday: Outside Pressure Continues

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Feb 8, 2016

Outside market weakness has grain trade lower with few changes expected on February report on Tuesday. CORN Corn trade is 2 cents lower at midday in slow action. Outside markets are pressuring corn but limited fresh selling interest at 3-week

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