AgFax Weekend: Fertilizers Trending Higher | May Weather Challenges


Ernst Undesser, Web Editor


Southwest Cotton: Drought and Hail Damage – Not a Good Start   5-20


DTN Fertilizer Trends: Prices Continue March Higher   5-20

Spring Crops Benefitted from May Rains, More Heat Needed – DTN   5-21

Iowa Farmer Sues Over Paraquat Exposure – DTN   5-20

Corn, Soybeans: Anticipating USDA Planted Acreage Revisions in 2021   5-20

National Corn Growers Association Ending Soil Health Partnership – DTN   5-19

Federal Reserve Ag Credit Surveys- 2021 1st Quarter Farm Economy Conditions   5-17

Cleveland on Cotton: More Backing Than Filling   5-21

Biofuels: Court Vacates Refinery RFS Exemptions – DTN   5-20

Missouri River Floods Case to Head to Appeals Court – DTN   5-19

Kansas Net Farm Income Climbed in 2020, Boosted by Rising Grain Prices, Govt. Payments   5-18



Drought Monitor Weekly: Widespread, Heavy Rains Miss Upper Midwest   5-21

NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – June, July, Aug.   5-21


Sentris and Glyphosate Tank-Mix Compatibility Problems   5-21

Arkansas: Dicamba Rule Changes and Recommendations   5-20

Ohio: Adapting Burndown Programs to Late-Planted Situations   5-20

Corn Growth Stages and Postemergence Herbicides – Size IS Important   5-20

Mississippi Soybeans: Postemergence Dicamba Applications in Xtend Crops – Podcast   5-19

Indiana Corn: Control Of “Volunteer” Corn in a Replant Situation   5-19

Mixing Order of Pesticides Is Important   5-16

Indiana Soybeans: Preemergence Herbicides and Seedling Injury   5-19

Iowa: Adjusting Weed Management Plans After The Dry Start   5-15


California Almonds: Water Use Efficiency   5-21



Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   5-21

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   5-21

Rice Market Update: Farmers Dealing with Heavy Rains, Cooler Temps   5-21

Global Rice Consumption Increases While U.S. Production Decreases   5-21

Ag Trade: China Accelerates Corn Orders From U.S., Farmers in Argentina Prepare to Strike   5-21

Ag Trade: Supply Chain Bottlenecks, Inflation Concerns, Chinese Demand for Corn   5-21

Grain Transportation: Pacific Northwest Drives Increase in Inspections   5-20

Ag Trade: Biden Admin. Commits to Resolving EU Retaliatory Tariffs, Including Rice   5-18

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   5-18

Rice Market: WASDE Neutral for Old Crop, Bearish for New   5-17

Thompson on Cotton: Profit Taking Selloff Unexpected, Likely Temporary   5-17

Shurley on Cotton: Bad Week Hopefully Just a Hiccup   5-17

Cleveland on Cotton: Market Remains Bullish Despite “Black Swan” Setbacks   5-17


Georgia Peanut Farmers Donate 70,560 Jars of Peanut Butter to Food Banks   5-21

Fuel Report: Prices Jump Higher   5-20


Mississippi: Irrigation – How to Install Watermark Sensors   5-18

Mississippi: Cool, Wet Conditions Increase Slug Concerns   5-18


Corn | Soybeans

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: High Return Outlook for 2021   5-21

Ohio Soybeans: Stand Evaluation and Re-Plant Decisions   5-21

Corn Belt: Be on Alert for Black Cutworms – DTN   5-20

Indiana Soybeans: Emergence Concerns and Replant Considerations   5-18

Mississippi Soybeans, Cotton: Managing with Delays in Planting – Podcast   5-18

Indiana Soybeans: Seedcorn Maggots Damaging Early-Planted Crops   5-18

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Heavy Rains Lead to Replant Decisions – Podcast   5-18

Iowa Corn: Begin Scouting for Black Cutworm   5-15


Arkansas Peanuts: Section 18 Approved for Brake Herbicide   5-20


Arkansas Rice: Starter N Fertilizers – Should You Make an Application?   5-17

Arkansas Rice: ‘Twas the Weather Killed the Acres   5-17


Tobacco: Very Dry for Flue-Cured Growers   5-21


Wheat Tour Estimates 58.1 BPA Yield – DTN   5-21

Oklahoma Wheat: Prepare Storage Facilities Prior to Harvest   5-17

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