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the next issue of AgFax Weekend on Dec. 1.




DTN Fertilizer Trends: Mosaic Halts Production at Florida Plant – DTN   11-17


Bayer-Monsanto: Critics Push DOJ to Reject Merger, 1 Mln Signatures – DTN   11-16


NAFTA: What’s the Story Behind It?   11-13


Ag Tech: Research Shows Drones Could Help Crop Management Take Off   11-17


Farm Equipment: A Black John Deere? German Factory Tour – DTN   11-16


Rice Update: Market Moved by New Business, Demand Factors   11-17


Illinois Fertilizer: Nitrogen Prices, Costs Lower for 2018   11-15


Tractor Dealership Consolidations – Ag-Pro Takes Big Bite Out Of Texas   11-15


Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis: Impacts of Summer Drought in the Plains   11-14


Farm Business: Tax Reform Benefits and Drawbacks for 2018 – DTN   11-14


Cleveland on Cotton: A Battle of Supply vs Supply   11-17


Farm Income Declines in 3rd Quarter, Bankers More Optimistic for 4th – St. Louis Fed   11-14


NAFTA: Potential Ag Losses Increase Industry Anxiety – DTN   11-17




Iowa Weeds: The Cost of Resistance in Extra Herbicides   11-13


Nebraska: Burndown Herbicides May Not Work in Low Temperatures   11-13




Rose on Cotton: We’ll Take That Win   11-17


Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   11-17


Rice Market: Interest in U.S. Rice Runs High in Shanghai   11-17


Moving Grain: River Traffic Up as Harvest Nears Completion   11-17


Oil Crops Outlook: Export Competition Suppresses Expansion of U.S. Soybean Sales   11-17


Wheat Outlook: Global Exports Raised on Expanded Russian, U.S. Sales   11-17


Rice Outlook: U.S. Export Forecast Lowered 2.0 Mln Cwt   11-17


Rice Market: Iraq Makes Huge Purchase from U.S. Under Memorandum of Understanding   11-16


USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   11-17


Ag Trade: Reviewing the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement   11-16


Rice: U.S. Medium Grain Demand is Up for Japanese Dining   11-14


USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   11-14


China Plans 10% Ethanol Use by 2020, Good News for U.S. Corn Growers – DTN   11-14




Crop Insurance: Two Senators Target Cuts to Save $21.1Bln – DTN  11-13


Farm Safety Net: Analysis of the ARC-CO Payment Cap for Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat   11-17


What Is the Impact of Supply Management Programs on U.S. Exports? – Commentary   11-15




Fertilizer Conference: Industry Needs to Focus on Change – DTN   11-17


New Mid-South RCPP Deadlines Approaching   11-15


Arkansas Rice Farmer Named 2017 Farmer of the Year   11-15


Louisiana: Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner Down This Year   11-16


Sorghum: Purdue Received $5 Mln Grant to Develop Improved Varieties   11-15


Diesel, Gas Prices Climb   11-15


Apples: Disease Resistant Varieties Expected to Become More Popular   11-15


New Map of Worldwide Croplands Supports Food and Water Security   11-14


NAFTA Perspectives: Lawmakers, Ag Secretary, Farmers, and Mexico   11-13




Grapes, Strawberries: Intuity Fungicide Registered for Grape Botrytis, Powdery Mold   11-17




Drought Outlook: Widespread Development Likely Across South, Southeast   11-17


Drought Monitor: Mostly Dry Week Outside Northern West Coast   11-17


Louisiana: 4 Parishes Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricane Harvey   11-15


Georgia: 83 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricane Irma   11-15


Kansas: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Multiple Disasters   11-15


Colorado: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Multiple Disasters   11-15




Midwest, Plains Crop Progress: Harvest Pace Continues to Lag, Wheat Conditions Decline – DTN   11-15


Louisiana: Sugarcane Harvest Doing Well at Halfway Point   11-14


Nebraska: Why Grain Test Weigh Matters   11-14


Peanuts | Pecans


Georgia Pecans: Moderate Deliveries, Market Slightly Higher   11-17


Georgia Pecans: Good Crop Expected Despite Difficult Year   11-16


Texas Pecans: Very Light Deliveries with Good Demand   11-15


Oklahoma Pecans: Harvest Picking Up, Deliveries Still Mostly Light   11-15


Louisiana Pecans: Volume Expected to Be Light   11-15




Mississippi Cotton: Top Varieties Planted in 2017   11-13


Flint on Crops: Tillage Can Delay Cotton Maturity – Commentary   11-13




Michigan Wheat: Evaluating Seedling Stands This Fall   11-16




Tobacco: How Are Our Competitors Doing?   11-16




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