AgFax Weekend: Natural Disaster Aid | Estate Planning – Stepped-Up Basis

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Ernst Undesser, Web Editor

EDITOR’S PICKS

USDA Assistance Available for Producers Impacted by 2018-19 Natural Disasters   1-5

Estate Planning: Stepped-Up Basis – What Is It, Why Is It Important – DTN   1-5

Farmer Sentiment Rises with Income Prospects Improve, Policy Concerns Remain – Ag Barometer   1-5

Cargill Looks at 2021 Soy Demand – DTN   1-8

Farm Family Business: Cooperation Key for Lasting Relationships, Businesses – DTN   1-6

Shurley on Cotton: Market Optimism May Also Fuel Uncertainties   1-8

Waters of the U.S. Rule’s Future Remains in Question – DTN   1-8

Missouri River Farmers Sue Federal Govt. – DTN   1-4

CRP General Signup Begins Jan. 4, Ends Feb. 12   1-4

USDA Lending Rates Unchanged from Dec.   1-4

Biofuels: RFS Remand Opposed by Petroleum – DTN   1-4

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WEATHER

Drought Monitor Weekly: Widespread Snows Provide Improvements   1-8

Virginia: Suffolk County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Drought   1-8

Alabama: 13 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Zeta   1-7

Florida: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Sally   1-7

Mississippi: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Zeta   1-7

Texas: 6 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought   1-7

Ohio: Winter Into Spring Outlook   1-7

WEEDS

Soybeans: Reducing Weed Seed, Foreign Material for Harvest   1-5

Iowa Soybeans: Herbicide Programs for Waterhemp Control   1-5

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PECAN PRICES

Western Region Pecan Prices: Good Demand, Light Deliveries   1-8

Texas Pecan Prices: Moderate Demand, Very Light Volumes   1-8

Oklahoma Pecan Prices: Deliveries Light, Harvest Nearing End   1-8

Louisiana Pecan Prices: Steady as Season Wraps Up   1-8

Georgia Pecan Prices: Steady with Moderate Interest   1-8

MARKETS | MONEY | TRADE

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   1-8

Rice Market Update: What Lies Ahead in the New Year?   1-8

Livestock Market: Could Corn Spark Positive Movement in Cattle Contracts? – DTN   1-8

Moving Grain: FMC Commissioners Urge Ocean Carriers To Carry U.S. Exports   1-8

Wheat Market: U.S. Export Sales Pace Remains Strong   1-7

Corn, Soybean Prices Climb with Beginning of New Year   1-7

Grain Shipping a Bright Spot in 2020 Trade – DTN   1-6

Ag Trade: Phase One Targets Lag, But U.S. Exports to China Surge   1-6

Grain Transportation: Canadian Pacific Moved Record Shipments in 2020 – DTN   1-6

Ag Trade: The Importance of Highways to U.S. Agriculture   1-4

Ag Trade: What Is a Commodity? – DTN   1-4

Hog Market: Significant Revisions, Bullish Inventories, Bearish Farrowing Estimates   1-4

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OTHER NEWS

Georgia: Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture Survey   1-8

Mississippi: Focus Group Sessions Pinpoint Farming Stressors   1-7

The Cotton Board Names New Mid-South Regional Communication Manager   1-7

Kansas: Finances and the Farm- An Online Class to Enhance Farm Management Skills   1-7

National Peanut Board Sponsors Executive Farm Management Program   1-7

Fuel Report: Prices Up Slightly, Propane Stocks Continue Decline   1-6

IN THE FIELD  

Corn | Soybeans

Winter Soybeans – How Much Cold Can This Crop Take? – DTN   1-8

Corn, Soybeans: New Crop Scouting Web Book Available   1-8

Soybean Gall Midge Brown Bag Series   1-8

Arkansas: Soybean Researcher Hunts Genetics of Drought Tolerance from the Air   1-7

Corn, Soybeans: Average Yields Across the Midwest, 2015-19   1-6

Kentucky Corn: 2020 Yield Contest Results   1-4

Illinois: Grain Farm Incomes in 2020, 2021   1-4

Minnesota: What Exactly Is IPM Anyways? – Podcast   1-4

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