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    Ernst Undesser, Web Editor

    AGFAX NEWSLETTERS

    Southeast Cotton: Rain Provides Some Relief   6-11

    Midsouth Cotton: Rain Continues – And It Might Be One of the Worst Years for Thrips   6-10

    Southwest Cotton: Temps – and Pests – on the Rise   6-10

    EDITOR’S PICKS

    Bayer Repurposes Old Herbicide to Combat Resistance – DTN   6-8

    USDA to Begin 2018-19 Natural Disaster Payments   6-11

    Ag Trade: Pandemic May Put Unforeseen Damper on Crop Prices – Commentary   6-9

    New Dicamba Lawsuits – DTN   6-8

    DTN Fertilizer Trends: Price Climb Continues at Slower Rate   6-11

    EPA to Rewrite Trump Clean Water Rule – DTN   6-11

    Cleveland on Cotton: Demand, Production Concerns Breath New Life Into Contracts   6-11

    DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Potash Higher Over Global Supply Concerns   6-11

    Farmland Values Surge with Increased Buying Interest – DTN   6-8

    Judge Halts USDA Minority Farmer Debt Relief – DTN   6-11

    Ag Economy: Federal Reserve Observations from May – Beige Book   6-11

    TC Energy Kills Keystone Pipeline – DTN   6-11

    Grain Transportation: STB Chairman Addresses Challenges, Opportunities for U.S. Rail Network – DTN   6-8

    Farm Family Business: When Tragedy Opens Doors – DTN   6-8

    Illinois Grain Farms: Potential Impact of Estate Tax Changes   6-8

    Illinois: How Will Biden’s Tax Plan Affect Grain Farms?   6-8

    WEATHER

    Drought Monitor Weekly: Warm, Dry Out West, Cool, Wet Down South   6-11

    Arkansas: Governor Declares State of Emergency as Rain, Flooding Continue   6-11

    WEEDS

    Pesticides: 16 Common-Sense Practices for Effective Spraying   6-8

    When Herbicides Get Hot – 5 Tips for Spraying in High Temps – DTN   6-11

    Considerations for Herbicide Applications Under Hot, Dry Conditions   6-11

    Tennessee: Palmer Pigweed – Managing Dicamba or Enlist One Resistance   6-11

    Weed Management: High Temps Mean Higher Risk of Spray Drift   6-10

    Tennessee: Start Scouting for Palmer Pigweed Escapes   6-8

    Pennsylvania Soybeans: Early Season Herbicide Considerations   6-8

    Michigan: Dry Conditions Will Impact Early Season Weed Control   6-8

    THE WEST

    California Almonds: June Orchard Management Considerations   6-10

    California Walnuts: June Orchard Management Considerations   6-8

    USDA Reports – Scroll Down

    MARKETS | MONEY | TRADE

    Moving Grain: Funding Available for Marine Highway Projects   6-11

    USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   6-11

    Corn Market: Weather Risk Premium in New-Crop Futures Prices   6-11

    Rice Market Update: USDA Reports Notable Bullish Factors   6-11

    USDA Reports Review: Bullish for Corn, Neutral to Bearish for Wheat, Soy – DTN   6-11

    Ag Trade: China Demand Fuels U.S. Farm Economy, as Federal Support Subsides   6-10

    Corn: How Does U.S. Production Compare Globally?   6-10

    Ag Trade: Livestock Sector in China Looks to Wheat   6-8

    USA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   6-8

    Thompson Cotton: Prices Rise Despite Improving Moisture in the Southwest   6-7

    Cleveland on Cotton: Production Concerns and Rising Demand   6-7

    Rice Market: Narrow Trading Ranges, Declining Volume   6-7

    OTHER NEWS

    Georgia Peanuts: Through the Eyes of a Farmer – Adam McLendon – Video   6-9

    Fuel Report: Prices Inch Higher   6-9

    Livestock: Small Meat Locker Business Expands – DTN   6-11

    IN THE FIELD  

    Arkansas: Double-Digit Rainfall in Some Areas; Flooding at Critical Time for Wheat   6-11

    Nutrient Management: Carbon to Nitrogen Ratio in Crop Residue – Video   6-11

    Corn | Soybeans

    Louisiana Soybeans: Protect Yield Potential After Slow, Rainy Planting Season   6-11

    Teneessee Soybeans: Planting Progress, Double Crop, and Late Planting Considerations   6-11

    Mississippi Corn: Discussing Cover Crop Research – Podcast   6-11

    Midwest: Soybean Gall Midge Alert – DTN   6-11

    Minnesota Corn: Are Split Applications of Nitrogen Worth It?   6-11

    Corn Growers Set Sustainability Goals – DTN   6-9

    Indiana Corn: Switching To Hybrids Without Rootworm Protection For Late Planted Crops?   6-9

    Mississippi Soybean: Taproot Decline – What You Should Know – Podcast   6-8

    Indiana Corn: The Many Colors of Early Season Crops   6-9

    Ohio Soybeans: Recommendations for June Planted Crops   6-8

    Mississippi Corn: Tassel Stage – Importance and Management – Podcast   6-8

    Indiana Corn: Why Are My Leaves Silver?   6-9

    Soybean Seed Cold Tolerance Tested – DTN   6-8

    Mississippi Corn: Disease Management Considerations – Podcast   6-8

    Corn Growth Stages VE To V3 – What’s Going On?   6-8

    Cotton | Sorghum

    Texas Plains: Lots of Weather Problems, Few Complaints About Rain   6-9

    Texas LRGV: Few Pests in Cotton, Midge Prevalent in Sorghum   6-8

    Hemp

    Indiana: Hemp Growers Need To Be Aware Of Regulatory Changes   6-8

    Rice

    Louisiana Rice: Start Scouting Fields for Diseases   6-9

    Arkansas Rice: Managing Hydrogen Sulfide Toxicity, AKA Autumn Decline   6-7

    Arkansas Rice: Preflood Nitrogen Management Under Suboptimal Conditions   6-7

    Arkansas Rice: More Rain Coming, Water Weevil Activity on the Rise   6-7

    Tobacco

    Tobacco: The Drought Is Broken – For Now   6-8

    Tennessee Tobacco: 5 Early Season Production Tips   6-8

    Wheat

    Spring Wheat: Severe Drought Continues   6-11

    Oklahoma Wheat: Southern Harvest Moving Forward, Central Regions Hoping to Start Soon   6-11

    Oklahoma Wheat: Sooty Mold Being Reported   6-11

    USDA

    WASDE Cotton: Increased Exports, Lower U.S. Ending Stocks   6-10

    WASDE Oilseeds: Increased Domestic Beginning, Ending Stocks   6-10

    WASDE Rice: 2020/21 Trade Revisions Result in Lower U.S. Ending Stocks   6-10

    WASDE Coarse Grains: Increased Domestic Corn Use, Exports   6-10

    WASDE Wheat: Higher Domestic Use, Unchanged Exports   6-10

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