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Cotton – Southwest: 6-Leaf Plants Up for Some; Cool, Wet Delays Others – AgFax

Cotton – Southwest: 6-Leaf Plants Up for Some; Cool, Wet Delays Others – AgFax

🕔May 24, 2017

Panhandle, Kansas and southwestern Oklahoma farmers are dealing with planting delays where temps in the 40s and damp weather are not cooperating with good intentions. The South Plains could use a rain.

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California Almonds: More Heat – Things Will Start Happening Fast – AgFax

California Almonds: More Heat – Things Will Start Happening Fast – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔May 21, 2017

Hot weather is in the forecast across much of our coverage area. That could increase pest and disease pressure, push water demands and move the crop faster toward hull split.

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AgFax Weekend: Farmland Values Up; Weed Herbicide Resistance Is Global

AgFax Weekend: Farmland Values Up; Weed Herbicide Resistance Is Global

👤AgFax Staff 🕔May 19, 2017

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Farmland Values Up; Weed Herbicide Resistance Is Global; Brazil’s Scandal Hits Soybean Market; and more.

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Southeast Cotton, 5/18: Planting Moisture Running Short In Places – AgFax

Southeast Cotton, 5/18: Planting Moisture Running Short In Places – AgFax

🕔May 19, 2017

Weather conditions greatly improved this week across much of our coverage area. Cool weather still prevailed in parts of the region last week, but daytime highs are more consistently in the 80s this week, with some pushing into the 90s.

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Midsouth Cotton, 5/18: Big Cotton Planting Push, Finally – AgFax

Midsouth Cotton, 5/18: Big Cotton Planting Push, Finally – AgFax

🕔May 19, 2017

OVERVIEW Many farmers are making a last big push to finish planting cotton. After cool and wet weather, conditions were mostly open and warm this week, so planters have been running across much of the region. Rain was expected on

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Rice: Weed Control Turns Complicated In Parts Of Midsouth – AgFax

Rice: Weed Control Turns Complicated In Parts Of Midsouth – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔May 18, 2017

Tough decisions are being made or delayed about how to deal with weeds that have emerged in rice that already has been weakened by bad weather. While weeds and grass are emerging, nobody wants to hit rice with a treatment

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California Tree Crops: Bugs Subside In Almonds – How Come? – AgFax

California Tree Crops: Bugs Subside In Almonds – How Come? – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔May 13, 2017

After plenty of spraying for leaffooted plant bugs and stink bugs in almonds, they’ve faded away.

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AgFax Weekend: Louisiana Plantation Sold for $51Mln; Bayer Giving Up Trait, Herbicide Biz

AgFax Weekend: Louisiana Plantation Sold for $51Mln; Bayer Giving Up Trait, Herbicide Biz

🕔May 12, 2017

Historic Family-Owned Louisiana Plantation Sold for $51Mln   5-8 Bayer Puts ‘For Sale’ Sign on Trait Tech and Herbicide Business – DTN   5-9 Farm Business: Don’t Delay Making Use of Site-Specific and Real-Time Software   5-8 Cotton: How Effective Is Farm Safety Net Support?   5-12 Neonics:

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Rice: Arkansas Flood Losses May Be Revised Upward – AgFax

Rice: Arkansas Flood Losses May Be Revised Upward – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔May 12, 2017

More rice acres will likely be lost in Arkansas to this month’s flooding than initially thought. Markets taking note.

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Midsouth Cotton: Big Planting Push Ahead Of Next Rain – AgFax

Midsouth Cotton: Big Planting Push Ahead Of Next Rain – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔May 11, 2017

Cotton planting picked up on a wider basis after rain in cold weather shut down most activity.

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