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NAFTA Absorbing Administration, No Time for Japan Agreement – DTN

NAFTA Absorbing Administration, No Time for Japan Agreement – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 23, 2017

Though United States agriculture soon would like to see a bilateral trade agreement reached with Japan, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, told reporters Tuesday he doesn’t see that happening in the near future because of ongoing efforts to renegotiate the North

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Dicamba Off-Target – 4 Reasons It’s Moving at Time of Application

Dicamba Off-Target – 4 Reasons It’s Moving at Time of Application

👤By Dr. Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri Division of Plant Sciences 🕔Aug 22, 2017

The situation. In 2017, there have been numerous instances of off-target movement of dicamba throughout the state of Missouri and beyond. While the majority of the injury on a per land unit area has definitely occurred in the boot heel

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USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2017

The following prices are effective from 08/23/17 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 08/29/17. The next announcement is scheduled for 08/29/17 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. * $424.32 per ton for Runner peanuts * $413.60 per ton for

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Virginia Field Reports: Rains Benefit Crops, Pastures

Virginia Field Reports: Rains Benefit Crops, Pastures

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN LOUDOUN (Jim Hilleary) Frequent rain events; high

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Georgia Field Reports: Corn Harvest Speeds Along, Whiteflies Still a Problem

Georgia Field Reports: Corn Harvest Speeds Along, Whiteflies Still a Problem

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 21, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. County Comments Amanda Tedrow, Clarke County Soil and crops dry. Hot this week with very little rainfall. Matthew Murdock, Marion County Harvesting corn and praying for rain! Everything is

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Florida Peanuts: Assessing Crop Health with Nodule Analysis

Florida Peanuts: Assessing Crop Health with Nodule Analysis

👤By David Hensley and Diane Rowland, University of Florida Agronomists 🕔Aug 21, 2017

One of the primary benefits of growing legumes like peanut is their ability to convert nitrogen in the atmosphere to a form that is available for use throughout the plant. They do this by forming a symbiosis (a mutual “partnership”)

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Georgia Peanuts: Stay on Top of Insects, Disease While Crops Add Weight

Georgia Peanuts: Stay on Top of Insects, Disease While Crops Add Weight Updated

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia Extension Agent, Thomas County 🕔Aug 21, 2017

We are passing 120 days on our early peanut crop, and will start hull scraping soon. We’ve done a few hull scrapes and found we are still a few weeks away – even with rain and high temperatures. Based on

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Georgia Weather: Next Few Weeks Should See Warm Temps, Hit-or-Miss Showers

Georgia Weather: Next Few Weeks Should See Warm Temps, Hit-or-Miss Showers Updated

👤By Pam Knox, University of Georgia 🕔Aug 21, 2017

The next few weeks are expected to see seasonal temperatures and more frequent but spotty showers, leading to hit-or-miss conditions in fields across the Southeast.

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AgFax Weekend: USDA Curve Ball; Farm Bill Distractions

AgFax Weekend: USDA Curve Ball; Farm Bill Distractions

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Aug 18, 2017

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – USDA Curve Ball; Farm Bill Distractions; Dicamba Was Causing Problems 16 Years Ago; and more.

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Alabama Peanuts: Crop Benefiting from Wet Summer

Alabama Peanuts: Crop Benefiting from Wet Summer

👤By David Reardon, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Aug 18, 2017

One year removed from a drought of epic proportions, Alabama peanut farmers are happy with the rainier summer of 2017. Though wet conditions can cause a separate set of issues, peanuts are looking very strong thus far. According to the

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