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Florida Peanuts: Shortage of Chlorothalonil Expected, Other Fungicide Options Available

Florida Peanuts: Shortage of Chlorothalonil Expected, Other Fungicide Options Available

👤By Nick Dufault, University of Florida Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Feb 19, 2018

As the 2018 peanut production season approaches, it is time for producers to start considering their fungicide programs. Chlorothalonil has been a staple fungicide in many peanut management programs, but shortages of this product are expected in 2018 as well as possible

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Rice Market: Decline in Asian Pricing

Rice Market: Decline in Asian Pricing

👤 By Dwight Roberts, USRPA 🕔Feb 19, 2018

It has been another very quiet week in the rice industry as most of the major market indicators suggest that a minor retraction is in the works. Asian pricing over the past week has continued to decline against the values seen

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AgFax Weekend: Land Values & Low Commodity Prices | Farm Program Cuts

AgFax Weekend: Land Values & Low Commodity Prices | Farm Program Cuts

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Feb 16, 2018

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Land Values & Low Commodity Prices | Farm Program Cuts | Less Fertilizer Demand Possible in 2018 | and more.

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Moving Grain: Chinese Celebration May Slow Ocean Freight Rates Increase

Moving Grain: Chinese Celebration May Slow Ocean Freight Rates Increase

👤From USDA 🕔Feb 16, 2018

Chinese Lunar Year Celebration May Slow Ocean Freight Rates Increase Ocean freight rates for shipping bulk grains have declined for two consecutive weeks. For the week ending February 8, the rates for shipping grain from the U.S. Gulf to Japan

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Drought Outlook Seasonal: Increased Dryness in the West, Central U.S. Improvements

Drought Outlook Seasonal: Increased Dryness in the West, Central U.S. Improvements

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from David Miskus, NOAA 🕔Feb 16, 2018

With sub-median precipitation and above-normal temperatures favored during March and MAM, drought should persist in the southwestern quarter of the Nation, along with development in most of California and Nevada, south-central Oregon, and southern Texas. The odds for California to

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Rose on Cotton: Booking Slows – Also, Pondering New Cottonseed Program

Rose on Cotton: Booking Slows – Also, Pondering New Cottonseed Program

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivils, Barry Bean - The Rose Report 🕔Feb 16, 2018

The May contract finished modestly lower on the week, giving up 47 points to settle at 77.16. The May – July spread finished at (96) while the old crop/new crop straddle remains significantly inverted at 250, which is strong incentive

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Drought Monitor Weekly: Rains Drench Eastern Regions, Southern Plains Drying Out

Drought Monitor Weekly: Rains Drench Eastern Regions, Southern Plains Drying Out

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Eric Luebehusen, USDA 🕔Feb 16, 2018

Summary During the 7-day period (ending Tuesday morning), heavy to excessive rainfall eased or eliminated dryness and drought across much of the eastern, southeastern, and southcentral U.S. Conversely, drought intensified and expanded from the central Corn Belt southwestward across the

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Cotton: Where To Learn About “Seed Cotton” Program – Conference Calls, Webinars

Cotton: Where To Learn About “Seed Cotton” Program – Conference Calls, Webinars

👤From the National Cotton Council 🕔Feb 16, 2018

The National Cotton Council a series of regional information conference calls/webinars regarding provisions of the recently authorized 2018 Seed Cotton farm program.  This will cover  the seed cotton program, including examples of support levels under various price scenarios and examples

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Cotton: With New “Seed Cotton” Program, 3 Key Points To Consider

Cotton: With New “Seed Cotton” Program, 3 Key Points To Consider

👤By Jeff Thompson, Autauga Quality Cotton Association 🕔Feb 16, 2018

Unthinkable at one time, but thanks to the diligent efforts of many within our industry, cotton is once again considered a covered commodity under Title 1 of the 2014 Farm Bill. Beginning with the 2018 crop , generic base can be

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Spring Weed Burndown Tips, Deciphering Herbicide Labels – And More – AgFax Weed Solutions

Spring Weed Burndown Tips, Deciphering Herbicide Labels – And More – AgFax Weed Solutions

👤From the AgFax staff 🕔Feb 16, 2018

Whether you’re trying to kill weeds or a cover crop, don’t count on a one-size-fits-all approach. Two weed scientists — one in Indiana, the other in Louisiana — cover a lot of ground in terms of what to do and what

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