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AGFAX ENEWS

 

California Almonds: Freeze Risk Looms Over 2018 Crop – AgFax   2-17  

 

EDITOR'S PICKS

 

Farm Income: Will It Really Drop to a 12-Year Low in 2018?   2-22

 

USDA Outlook: Plenty of Room for Improvement – DTN   2-23

 

Can Soybean Prices Maintain Recent Strength Through 2018?   2-19

 

ADM and Bunge Merger Could Mean Fewer Marketing Outlets – DTN   2-21

 

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends: Prices Inch Higher   2-22

 

Grain Sorghum Has Lost Money in 9 of the Last 10 Years – Commentary   2-21

 

Farmland Prices Remain Strong; Iowa Auction Hit $14,000 Per Acre- DTN   2-20

 

Cotton Seed Program: Sorting Out Generic Base Conversion Options   2-21

 

Iowa: Land Prices, Some Input Costs Should Decline   2-19

 

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends: Prices Inch Higher   2-22  

 


 

FARM BILL | CROP INSURANCE

 

Farm Bill Review: Origins of Fixed Price Policy   2-23

 

Cornbelt: February Matters in Terms of Revenue-Based Crop Insurance – DTN   2-23  

 

WEEDS

 

Dicamba Lawsuit: Calls for EPA to Vacate Monsanto Registration - DTN 2-19

 

Arkansas: Control Winter Weeds Prior to Planting   2-23

 

Tennessee Soybeans: Don’t Spray Dicamba Near High Value Crops   2-21

 

Herbicide Labels: Adjacent and Neighboring – How Far Is That?   2-21

 

Arkansas: Dicamba – Online Applicator Certification Now Available   2-20  

 

AG POLICY | TRADE

 

Farm Groups Concerned About Additional U.S. Trade Restrictions – Chinese Retaliation   2-19

 

Mississippi: Sweet Potato Meeting Shows Export Options   2-23

 

Ag Trade: U.S. Competitors Spending More on Promotional Programs   2-22  

 

FARM BUSINESS | TAXES

 

Farm Business: Words Matter When Drafting a Will – Texas Ag Law   2-19

 

Illinois: Why Should Farmers Know About the Illinois Schedule SA Income Allocations?   2-19  

 

WEATHER

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Rains Prevail for Most of the Country   2-22       

 

THE WEST

 

California Almonds: Frost Protection – The Fine Points   2-17

 

Almond Board of California: 2018 Board of Directors Election Results   2-22 

 

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MARKETS and MONEY

 

USDA Crops Outlook: Expect a Change in Exports – DTN   2-23

 

Corn and Soybeans Prices: Online Tool Sorts Out Futures Contract Probabilities   2-21

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   2-23

 

ELS Cotton Competitive Payment Rate Is Zero   2-22

 

Income Tax Filing Deadline is March 1 for Ag Producers   2-21

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   2-23

 

Wheat Market: Early Estimates Expect Black Sea Production to Fall   2-22

 

Global Rough Rice Prices Down from Last Week   2-21

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   2-20  

 

BIOFUEL

 

DDG Weekly Update: Ethanol Sales on Texas Border Indicate Mexico Demand – DTN   2-20  

 

INDUSTRY

 

Digital Farming: Mavrx Satellite Platform Available to Entire U.S.   2-20  

 

MORE NEWS

 

Agroterrorism: FBI Recognizes University of Arkansas Division of Ag for Its Efforts   2-21

 

Diesel, Gas Prices Decrease   2-22 

 

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IN THE FIELD

 

Minnesota: Nutrient Management Podcast – Sulfur 101   2-23

 

Georgia: Is It Time to Burndown the Cover Crops?   2-23

 

Mississippi: Time to Check Irrigation Sensors   2-23

 

Georgia: Irrigation Systems – Now’s the Time for Inspections   2-21

 

North Dakota: Keep Stored Grain Cool During Spring, Summer   2-21

 

Arkansas: 2017 – Great Year for Cotton, Soybeans, Corn   2-22

 

Louisiana: Soil Fertility Featured at Consultants Meeting   2-20

 

Louisiana: Soil Health and Cover Crops – Workshop Takeaway   2-20  

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Ohio Soybeans: Bin Run Seed – 5 Important Considerations   2-20

 

Tennessee Soybeans: Don’t Spray Dicamba Near High Value Crops   2-21

 

Ohio Crops: Do You Know Your Production Cost?   2-21

 

Ohio Soybeans: Eliminating Marestail as Postemergence Herbicide Determiner   2-20

 

Iowa Soybeans: Frogeye Leaf Spot Fungicide Resistance Confirmed   2-20  

 

Cotton

 

Texas: Cotton Trial Results Released for High Plains, Rolling Plains   2-20  

 

Grain Sorghum

 

Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Control Through Chemigation   2-22  

 

Peanuts

 

Florida Peanuts: Shortage of Chlorothalonil Expected, Other Fungicide Options Available   2-19  

 

Rice

 

Rice: USDA Projects Increased Production   2-23  

 

Tree Crops

 

Georgia Pecans: Making Your Own Ambrosia Beetle Traps   2-23

 

Georgia Pecans: Ambrosia Beetles Are Emerging   2-20

 

California Almonds: Frost Protection – The Fine Points   2-17  

 

Tobacco

 

Tobacco: Tray Sanitation Tops Shopping List at Southern Farm Show   2-19  

 

Wheat | Small Grains

 

Oklahoma Wheat: Disease Pressure Light but Keep Eyes Open   2-21

 

Oklahoma: Alfalfa Weevil Egg Populations Update   2-22

 

Rust Disease: Research Team Isolates Pathogens in Wheat and Oats   2-21  

 

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