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AGFAX ENEWS

 

Spring Weed Burndown Tips, Deciphering Herbicide Labels – And More – AgFax Weed Solutions   2-16

 

California Almonds: Bloom Comes Early, Fast – AgFax Tree Crops   2-11

 

 

WEATHER

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Rains Drench Eastern Regions, Southern Plains Drying Out   2-16

 

Drought Outlook Seasonal: Increased Dryness in the West, Central U.S. Improvements   2-16

 

Drought Facing Southern Plains, Viability of Crops Affects Input Decisions – DTN   2-15

 

Peanuts: Argentina’s Crop Taking A Hit From Drought, Heat   2-14

 

Midwest Farming Has Influenced the Region’s Summer Climate, Study Says   2-14

 

Florida Peanuts and Cotton: Don’t Delay Planting – Higher Temps, Less Rain Expected   2-12 

 

 

 

EDITOR'S PICKS

 

Kansas City Fed: Stable Land Values Offset Low Commodity Values   2-15

 

Farmer Programs: Trump Budget Would Cut $47Bln Over 10 Years – DTN   2-14

 

Farm Bill Round 1: Cotton, Dairy, and the President’s Budget   2-15

 

Corn and Soybean Exports: USDA Projections Play Large Role in Price Formation   2-13

 

DTN Fertilizer Trends: Shift from Corn to Spring Wheat Could Mean Less Demand   2-15

 

Louisiana Rice: Invasive Snails Complicate Crawfish  Harvest, Possible Threat to Rice   2-13            

 

Farm Business: Looking for Top Employees? Upsize Your Web Presence. – DTN   2-13

 

Dossett on Rice: Soybean Prices Move Up, Rice Acres Will Go Down   2-16

 

Texas Pest Management: Migratory Bats Arriving Early Indicate a Seasonal Change   2-13

 

Family Matters: Why People End Relationships, 2 Strategies That Might Help – DTN   2-14

 

Peanuts: Cottonseed Provisions Effects On Peanut Decisions? Run The Numbers   2-13

 

Farm Business: How Do I Finance Growth of My Operation?   2-12

 

Farm Business: Digital Farm Records Made Easy   2-12

 

 

AG POLICY

 

Trump Budget Proposes Cuts to Crop Insurance and SNAP – Farm Policy   2-13

 

Neonic Use on Cotton, Corn, Soybeans – EPA Still Working on Decisions – DTN   2-14

 

Biofuels: Fixing the RFS is Getting Easier and Easier   2-16

 

Ethanol Industry Presses EPA to Expand E15 Sales – DTN   2-14

 

Trump Plan: $1.5 Trillion Investment Plus Commitments from State, Local Govt. – DTN   2-13

 

Cotton: Explaining The Basics Of New Seed Cotton Program   2-13

 

Cotton: Back in the Farm Bill Again – Farm Policy   2-13

 

Trump Plan To Fund Infrastructure Gets Mixed Reviews – DTN   2-13

 

WOTUS: Ag Groups Back in Court to Block EPA’s “Waters” Rule – DTN   2-13

 

Conservation: Proposed Budget Cuts Deeply Into Programs   2-13

 

WEEDS

 

Tennessee: Glyphosate-Resistant Barnyardgrass a Growing Problem   2-14

 

Dicamba: Texas Application Training Has Reciprocity in Oklahoma and New Mexico   2-16

 

Louisiana: Pesticide Resistance Highlighted at Field Day   2-15

 

Herbicide Resistance: Scientists Identify Evolutionary Drivers   2-13

 

Sorghum: Can Johnsongrass Take on Crop Traits? Researchers Want to Know.   2-14

 

 

THE WEST

 

California: We Need More Bees Than You Might Think   2-16

 

California Almond Shipments Set Record For January Period   2-15

 

California: Almond Leadership Program Kicks Off 10th Year   2-14

 

California Wheat: Time to Check for Italian Ryegrass Infestations   2-13

 

 

FARM BUSINESS

 

Farm Business: How Do I Finance Growth of My Operation?   2-12

 

Farm Business: Digital Farm Records Made Easy   2-12

 

 

MARKETS and MONEY

 

Rice Farming: Still Losing Money but Keeping Costs Down Has Helped – Commentary   2-14

 

Cleveland on Cotton: Rumors To The Contrary, China is in a Buying Mood   2-16

 

Moving Grain: Chinese Celebration May Slow Ocean Freight Rates Increase   2-16

 

Global Stock Volatility Spilled Over into the Commodity Markets – DTN   2-15

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   2-16

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   2-16

 

Global Rough Rice Prices Drop 20 Cents   2-14

 

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Revised Crop Budgets for 2018   2-13

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   2-13

 

Cotton: NCC Expects World Production to Exceed Demand in 2018   2-10

 

Cotton: Planting Intentions Survey Shows Uneven 2018 Uptick   2-10

 

 

USDA

 

Rice Outlook: India Projected To Export Record 12.5 Mln Tons in 2018   2-13

 

Wheat Outlook: U.S. Stocks Raised 20 Mln Bushels on Reduced Exports   2-13

 

Oil Crops Outlook: Soybeans Rally as Drought Grips Argentina   2-13

 

 

LIVESTOCK

 

Oklahoma Wheat: When Should I Remove Cattle from Pasture?   2-16

 

Texas Livestock: Win the War on Weeds in Warm-Season Pastures   2-12

 

 

MORE NEWS

 

Cotton: Where To Learn About “Seed Cotton” Program – Conference Calls, Webinars   2-16

 

Kentucky: Hemp Processor Announces Plans For Facility – 271 Jobs Expected   2-13

 

Rail System: Deadline to Implement Positive Train Control is Approaching – DTN   2-13

 

Diesel, Gasoline Prices Decrease   2-14

 

U.S. Wheat Associates Directors Elect 2018/19 Officers   2-14

 

University of Arkansas: Norsworthy Named WSSA Fellow; Meyer Named Top Graduate Student   2-13

 

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IN THE FIELD

 

Virginia: Look Out for New Invasive Pest, Spotted Lanternfly   2-13

 

Minnesota: Evaluating Spring Phosphorus Availability   2-13

 

Sawyer On Crops: Preventing Fusarium Wilt In Watermelons   2-15

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Oklahoma: Soybeans Make Good Alternative to Wheat in Current Market   2-12

 

Cotton

 

Cotton: With New “Seed Cotton” Program, 3 Key Points To Consider   2-16

 

Rice

 

Arkansas Rice: Combining Seed Treatments; Enterprise Budgets   2-14

 

NE Louisiana Rice Forum Discusses Latest Research, Industry Updates   2-12

 

Sugarcane

 

Louisiana: Sugar Professionals Discuss New Techniques, Strategies   2-12

 

Wheat

 

Georgia: Wheat and Rye Cover Crop Research Receives Grant   2-16

 

Texas Wheat: First Report of Stripe Rust   2-16

 

North Dakota: 2018 Wheat Midge Forecast Lowest on Record   2-15

 

EVENTS UPDATE Click here for a complete list of upcoming events.

 

Oklahoma: Grape Pruning Workshop, Perkins, March 8  

 

Mississippi: 2 Water Management Field Days, March 6, 7   

 

Tennessee: Seed Cotton Programs Webinar, Feb. 19   

 

Illinois: Ag Technology Innovation Summit, Champaign, Feb. 28  

 

Michigan: Spring Peach Meeting, Benton Harbor, March 13   

 

Florida: Mandatory Dicamba Resistant Crop Training, Video Conference, March 16

 

Alabama: Additional Auxin Training, Hollywood, March 6   

 

Kansas: Canola Informational Meeting, Great Bend, March 6    

 

Minnesota: 11 Nitrogen Smart Meetings on Deck in Feb., March    

 

 

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