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Farm Journal Announces Upcoming Acquisition of AgFax   4-30

Ag Chemicals in Short Supply – DTN   4-26

Court Rules on Chlorpyrifos – DTN   4-30

DTN Fertilizer Trends: Price Rise Continues, Albeit Slower   4-29

Economic Opportunities for Farmers, Ranchers from Climate Legislation? – DTN   4-30

Biden Plan Would Raise Farm Taxes, Says Specialist – DTN   4-30

Ag Economy: Reduced Demand for Farm Loans in 1st Quarter   4-27

Biofuel-Blending Waiver Case Receives Supreme Court Hearing   4-29

Biden Makes Case for Big Spending Plans – DTN   4-30

Farm Family Business: Younger Generations Should Return for Right Reasons – DTN   4-27

Monarch Deploys 1st Fully Electric Tractors – DTN   4-26

Corn, Soybeans: How Do USDA Planted Acreage Revisions Compare to Prevented Plant Acreage?   4-29

Biofuels: Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Major RFS Case – DTN   4-27

Vilsack Endorses New EPA Head – DTN   4-26

Tax Plan Targets Stepped-Up Basis, Exempts Family Businesses – DTN   4-29

Biofuels: Renewable Diesel Demand Garners Attention Amid Soy Price Gains   4-26

Biden Announces Climate Policies on Earth Day – DTN   4-26


Drought Monitor Weekly: Rains Hit Parts of West, Drench Gulf Coast   4-30

NOAA Drought Outlook Monthly – May   4-30



Pennsylvania: Marestail Burndown – What Options Are Available?   4-27

North Carolina Soybeans: Preemergence Herbicide Decisions   4-27

Tennessee Corn: Ryegrass Management   4-27

Mississippi Corn, Soybeans: Early-Season Weed Control – Podcast   4-27

Tennessee: Rule Prohibiting Use of Older Dicamba Formulations Fast Approaching   4-27

Georgia: 5 Thoughts on Herbicides Following the Big Rain   4-26

North Carolina: Using Corn to Your Advantage in Weed Control – Video   4-27

Kentucky Soybeans: Residual Herbicide Decision Publication Now Available   4-26

Tennessee: Palmer Pigweed Has Started to Emerge   4-26


California Almonds: Nutrient Management in a Lean Price Year   4-28

California Almonds: Dealing with Iron Deficiency   4-26


Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   4-30

Ag Trade: USA Rice Supports Retaliatory Duties on Indian Rice Imports   4-30

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   4-30

Corn Prices Boosted by Ethanol Demand; Impacts on Wheat Usage   4-30

Rice Market Update: Prices Unaffected by Weak Long-Grain Export Demand   4-30

Livestock: Cash Cattle Prices Undercut by 2 Main Problems – DTN   4-29

Moving Grain: Drought Causes Barge Transportation Issues in South America   4-29

Grain Markets: Prices Hit Highest Levels Since 2013   4-28

Rice Market: Corn, Soy Strength Provide Spillover Support   4-27

Corn Market: Exports Drive Demand as Available Supply Diminishes   4-27

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   4-27

Corn, Soybeans: How Do USDA Planted Acreage Revisions Affect Price, Planting Progress?   4-26

$6 Cash Corn Bids Blanket Midwest – DTN   4-26

Peanut Stocks: Utilization Up 4%, 3.55Bln Pounds in Storage   4-26

Soybean Cash Prices Soar Above $15 – DTN   4-26

Thompson on Cotton: Concerns Over Southwest Crop, Foreign COVID Cases   4-26

Grain Transportation: Canadian National Railway Enters Bid for Kansas City Southern – DTN   4-26



Louisiana: Equipment Donation Aids LSU AgCenter Research   4-30

Fuel Report: Diesel Prices Unchanged, Gasoline Rises   4-28

Florida: Hope for the Wild Hog Problem   4-27


Alabama: Evaluating Lime Sources – Video   4-26

Corn | Soybeans

Cover Crop Termination Timing Can Help Manage Soil Moisture   4-30

Pennsylvania: Should You Pull the Plug on Planting Green This Year?   4-29

Illinois Corn: Adjusting Nitrogen Fertilizer Rates to Price Changes   4-29

Florida Corn, Soybeans: Springtime Means Cutworms – Scout Fields Now   4-28

Nebraska: Starter Fertilizer — When is it Needed?   4-28

Iowa Soybeans: Seed Depth in Dry Conditions   4-27

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Taking a Look at Recent Yields   4-28

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Potential Weather Impacts   4-27

Minnesota Soybeans: Can You Safely Apply Potash Ahead of Planting?   4-26

Iowa: How Useful Is ATS in Crop Production?   4-26

Mississippi Soybeans: Do Insecticide Seed Treatments Pay?   4-26

Minnesota: Continuous Corn Nutrient Management – Podcast   4-26


Cotton | Sorghum

Texas LRGV: Aphids Active, Be Aware of Volunteer Cotton in Replanted Fields   4-30

Texas Blacklands IPM: Lots of Pests but No Economic Threats for Now   4-30

North Carolina Cotton: How to Nail 2021 Thrips Management   4-28

Alabama Cotton: Controlling Early Season Pests   4-27

North Carolina Cotton: Planting Forecast Looks Good   4-27

Mississippi: Grain Sorghum Planting Recommendations for 2021 – Podcast   4-27

Alabama Cotton: Will You Need to Spray Thrips This Year?   4-27

North Carolina Cotton: Thoughts on Planting   4-27

Peanuts | Pecans

Georgia: 2021 Pecan Nut Casebearer Monitoring   4-29

Georgia Peanuts: Planting Season Is Thrips Season   4-28

Georgia Pecans: Are Trees Slow Developing Foliage, Flowers This Year?   4-27


Arkansas Rice: Rain Delays Return   4-30

Mississippi Rice: Considerations for Insecticide Seed Treatments in 2021   4-26

Arkansas Rice: Planting Finally Takes Off   4-27


Tennessee Wheat: Stripe Rust, Bacterial Leaf Streak, and Head Scab Risk   4-30

Virginia Wheat: Disease Pressure Low, Be Ready to Spray for Fusarium Head Blight   4-29

Kentucky Wheat: Fungicide Management Considerations for Fusarium Head Blight   4-28

Mississippi Wheat: Should We Treat Stink Bugs?   4-26

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