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DTN Fertilizer Trends : Prices Up, Farmers May Have to Re-Work Budgets   1-11


Federal Reserve: Farm Income Stabilizing but Trade Questions Remain   1-11


Cleveland On Cotton: Looking For 82 Cents On March?   1-12


Market Moves by Commercial Grain Companies Offer Important Clues – DTN   1-10


Land Values: 7 Factors That Could Push ‘Em Up Or Down   1-10


DTN Fertilizer Price Trends: Anhydrous Up 12% Over Last Month   1-8


Seed Cotton Proposal May Have Unforeseen Consequences   1-12


Illinois Farm Business: Habits of Financially Resilient Farms   1-11


Farmland Values: Buy or Rent to Expand? It’s Complicated - DTN  1-8


U.S. Agriculture: Taking a Close Look at the Numbers – Commentary   1-9


Ag Economy Barometer: Increasing Pessimism Drives Producer Sentiment Lower   1-9





Mississippi: Clethodim-Resistant Italian Ryegrass Management Options   1-12


Iowa Soybeans: New Dicamba Labels Issued   1-12


Integrated Weed Management Quiz – Test Your Knowledge!   1-11


Dicamba: Kansas Applicators Must Have Training, License to Purchase   1-10




Grain Markets: Updating Corn and Soybean Export Pace   1-8


Rose on Cotton: Latest Market Action Supported By Outside Factors   1-12


Weekly Cotton Market Activity – USDA   1-12


Wheat Market: Sustained Demand in a New Price Environment   1-11


USA Rice Discusses Market Priorities Going Forward   1-11


World Rough Rice Prices Up from Last Week   1-10


Rice Market: Turkey Reduces Import Duties   1-10


Cleveland on Cotton: Careful Now, Let’s Not Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth.   1-6   




Drought Monitor: Dryness Continues for Most of the Country   1-11


Grain Shipping: Frozen Rivers Halt Some Barge Traffic – DTN   1-9


Drought Outlook: Improvements for Midsouth, Not Much Luck Elsewhere   1-8


Louisiana: Sugarcane, Wheat Crops Withstand Freeze   1-8


Texas: Cold Temps Move in but Producers Biggest Concern is Dry Conditions   1-8


USDA REPORTS                


WASDE Cotton: Reduced U.S. Production, Stocks   1-12


WASDE Oilseeds: Smaller U.S. Soybean, Peanut, Cottonseed Production   1-12


WASDE Rice: U.S. Production Down 20% from Last Year   1-12


WASDE Coarse Grains: Larger U.S. Corn Production, Decreased Demand   1-12


WASDE Wheat: Domestic Ending Stocks Raised on Reduced Use   1-12


Global Markets: Cotton – 2017/18 World Forecast Has Been a Bumpy Ride   1-12


Global Markets: Oilseeds – China Key to Slow Pace of U.S. Soybean Exports   1-12


Global Markets: Rice – Bangladesh 2017 Imports at Near Record   1-12


Global Markets: Wheat – Black Sea Region Gains Market Share from Traditional Exporters   1-12


Global Markets: Grains – Rising Russian Supplies Drive Record Exports   1-12


Domesticated buffalo in a frozen pasture near
Amarillo. Photo: Kay Ledbetter, Texas A&M AgriLife



Cotton: Indigo Ag Offers U.S. Growers Premium Above Market Price   1-9


Cotton: The Seam Adds 5 New Board Members   1-9




Oklahoma Livestock: Spring-Planted Oats May Be Viable Option for Forage   1-9


Livestock: Hurricane Harvey Took a Toll on Cow-Calf Operation   1-9




Proposed Senate Bill Would Limit Venue for Companies Filing Bankruptcy – DTN   1-12


Farm Policy: Trump Delivers Remarks to Farm Bureau Members   1-9


Florida Farm Business: Maximize Energy Efficiency with Free Evaluations, Cost-Share Program   1-12


Farm Bill: Cotton and Dairy Provisions May Become One   1-11


Sen. Grassley Talks: USDA Nomination; RFS Solutions; Infrastructure Funding – DTN   1-10


Farm Business: Harnessing the Power of Millennials – DTN   1-7


Idaho ‘Ag-Gag’ Law Dealt Blow – DTN   1-8




Rice: Arkansas Farmer Visits Southeast Asia, Views Crop from Field to Barge   1-12


Moving Grain: Diesel Prices Hit 3 Year High   1-11


Louisiana Sweet Potatoes: New Nematode Could Threaten Crop   1-11


Northern Corn Leaf Blight Genes Identified in New Study   1-11


Soybeans, Corn: How the Genomes Evolved, Study   1-11


Diesel, Gas Prices Up Slightly   1-10


Alabama Producers Growing Carinata for Biofuel   1-8


Rice Stewardship Grows Working Lands Conservation in Louisiana, Texas   1-8




Grain Storage Challenges: Moisture, Mold and Insects – DTN   1-9


Ohio: Fertilizer Recertification Begins in 2018   1-9


Ohio: Soil Health – How Effective Are Conservation Practices?   1-9


Corn | Soybeans


Michigan Corn: Planting in Twin Rows   1-12


Louisiana: Tri-State Soybean Forum Highlights Producer Outlook   1-11


Southern Corn: Protect Bt Corn – Plant a Refuge if You’re Also Growing Cotton   1-10


Arkansas Soybeans: Cold Snap Spells Demise of Red Banded Stink Bugs   1-10


Alabama Corn: Factors to Consider When Selecting Seed   1-9


Ohio Corn: What Causes Variability in Grain Protein Levels?   1-9


Minnesota Corn: Rye Cover Crops on Irrigated Sands   1-8


South Dakota Corn: Do Big Yields Mean Big Money?   1-6




Florida Citrus: Insecticide Applications Can Cause Additional Outbreaks   1-8




Georgia Cotton: Relative Plant Growth Regulator Requirements for 2018   1-12


Alabama: Southwest Cotton, Peanut Production Meetings On Tap In February   1-10


Peanuts | Pecans


Western Region Pecans: Good Demand as Harvest Continues   1-10


Texas Pecans: Demand Good but Quality Variable   1-10


Oklahoma Pecans: Deliveries Pick Up with Good Demand   1-10


Louisiana Pecans: Steady Prices, Light Deliveries   1-10


Georgia Pecans: Market Steady but Trending Lower   1-10




Louisiana Rice: Improved Varieties Highlight Producer Meetings   1-11


Arkansas Rice: Early Acreage Predictions for 2018   1-8


Wheat | Sorghum


Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids – Using Fungi as a Control   1-11


South Carolina: How Has the Cold Affected Pee Dee Winter Crops?   1-10




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