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AGFAX ENEWS

 

Cotton – Southeast: Pests Stirring; Rains Should Restart Planting – AgFax   5-18

 

Rice – Getting A Jump On Flooding In Midsouth? Coastal Bottlenecks Ahead? - AgFax  5-18

 

Cotton – Midsouth: Herbicides And Seed Are Waiting For Rain – AgFax   5-18

 

Cotton – Southwest: Tough Decisions; Blooming Expands – AgFax   5-16

 

EDITOR'S PICKS

 

Grain Markets: 2018-19 Outlook for Corn and Soybeans   5-14

 

Corn – Good News: Rootworm Trait Agreement; Corteva Agriscience and Monsanto – DTN   5-18

 

Decline in Farm Income Slows but Persists – Fed Reserve Bank, Kansas City   5-18

 

Farm Bill: Hard Line Republicans – Proposals Overly Generous to “Big” Farmers – DTN   5-18

 

Rice: Mexico Offers Duty Free Quotas to Sellers, Except for U.S. Rice   5-18

 

Soybeans: Brazil Farmers Sold 64% of Crop; Increased Export Premiums after Tariff Talk- DTN   5-14

 

Farmland Transition: When Grandma and Grandpa Don’t Plan Well   5-14

 

The Anti-GMO Crisis – Commentary   5-18

 

Soy, Corn Biotech: 10% Yield Jump, Sooner Than You Think – DTN   5-17

 

Dealer Financing: What Are Those Interest Rates You’re Paying?   5-17

 

Ag Policy: Been There Done That – Freedom to Farm – Commentary   5-17

 

Farm Taxes: S-Corp or C-Corp? New Tax Law Makes Choice Complicated – DTN   5-14

 

Lower Mississippi River: High Water Levels for 60 Days; Old Locks, Dams Deteriorate- DTN   5-16

 

Rice and Beer Come Together – Win Homebrewing Competition   5-16

  


 

WEEDS

 

Tennessee: Concerns with PPO Pre-Emergent Herbicides – Video   5-18

 

Indiana: Purdue Offers Herbicide Resistant Weed Screening   5-18

 

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Scout Fresh Planted Fields for Pigweed   5-16

 

Weed, Insect Resistance – What Happens if We Run Out of Tools?   5-18

 

Tennessee Cotton: Enlist Stewardship Critical in 2018   5-16

 

Nebraska – Glyphosate Resistance: Preemergence Herbicides Help in Roundup Ready Corn   5-15

 

MARKETS | MONEY

 

Cleveland on Cotton: Bullet Train Was Riding High This Week   5-18

 

Rose on Cotton: Foreign Demand Excellent; Crop Weather Tough Everywhere   5-18

 

Dossett on Rice: July Futures Continue Correction – Still Looking for a Rally   5-18

 

Thompson on Cotton: Would Enough Rain In Texas Be Too Much?   5-18

 

Rice Update: Projected Acres vs Actual Production is the Question   5-18

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   5-18

 

Corn Market: Pre-Harvest Hedging and Revenue Protection   5-17

 

ELS Cotton Competitive Payment Rate Is Zero   5-17

 

Wheat Market: U.S. Production Raised Despite Lower HRW Outlook   5-17

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   5-18

 

Ag Trade: NAFTA and China – Where Do We Stand?   5-16

 

Shurley on Cotton: Exports, Production Uncertainty Should Offer Price Support   5-15

 

World Rough Rice Prices Unchanged   5-16

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   5-15

 

Nebraska Corn, Soy: You Can Fill the Bin, but Can You Empty It? 3 Things to Do.   5-15

 

THE WEST

 

California Almonds: Nuts Sizing Nicely, USDA Predicts Big Crop   5-12

 

WEATHER

 

Drought Outlook Seasonal – June, July, Aug.   5-17

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Localized Heavy Rains from Plains to East Coast   5-17

 

Midwest Corn: Climate Change Should Help Production through 2050, says Researcher   5-17

  

 

FARM BILL | TRADE POLICY | CROP INSURANCE

 

Beef Export Tariffs Not Equal: Japan – U.S. is 38%; Australia is 29.3% – DTN   5-17

 

Farm Policy: Farm Bill – Lower Farm Income Persists – Southern Plains Drought   5-18

 

Seed Cotton Program: Bipartisan Budget Act Requires Producer Action   5-17

 

Ag Trade: NAFTA Negotiations to Continue Past Congressional Deadline   5-17

 

Seed Cotton Provisions and the Farm Bill – Everything You Need to Know   5-15

 

Crop Insurance: Premium Subsidy and Insured U.S. Acres – Impact by Crop   5-15

 

Ag Trade: U.S.-China Talks Set to Continue as Trade Row Persists   5-14

 

LIVESTOCK

 

Mississippi Research Taps Chicken House Attic Heat   5-16

 

Texas Livestock: Sheep, Goat Demand Remains High   5-15

 

BIOFUEL

 

Biofuel: U.S. Ethanol Exports Continue Upward Streak   5-18

 

Biofuels: Higher Fuel Standards Increase Ethanol Use and Corn Demand – DTN   5-16

 

USDA

 

Oil Crops Outlook: Firming of Soybean Prices Hinges on Demand Prospects   5-14

 

Cotton Outlook: Global Mill Use To Rise for 7th Consecutive Season   5-14

 

Rice Outlook: U.S. Production Projected at 203.2 Mln Cwt   5-14

 

Wheat Outlook: Russia’s Export Projection Raised While U.S. Exports Trimmed   5-14

  

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MORE NEWS

 

Moving Grain: Bulk Ocean Freight Rates Relatively Stable   5-17

 

Diesel Prices Jump Higher   5-16

 

FFA Pilot Program with Mycogen Seeds – Agribusiness in the Classroom – DTN   5-14

 

INDUSTRY

 

Mosaic Company HQ Moving from Minnesota to Florida   5-15

 

Rice: BASF Partners with Horizon Ag’s Provisia Rice System   5-17

 

 

IN THE FIELD

 

Midwest Fields: Weed Worries Grow – Planting Delayed in Iowa, Michigan – DTN   5-18

 

Kansas: Irrigation Study Uses Infrared Cameras to Improve Water Efficiency   5-17

 

Mississippi: Irrigation – Flow Meters Available at County Extension Offices   5-16

 

USDA Crop Progress: Corn Planting Rockets Ahead – DTN   5-15

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Tennessee Soybeans: Rain Needed for Crop Emergence   5-18

 

Corn, Soybeans: Seedling Troubleshooting – DTN   5-17

 

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Delayed Planting – How Will It Affect Yields?   5-16

 

Pennsylvania Corn: Residual Herbicides in Post Applications   5-17

 

Tennessee Corn: Destroying a Poor Stand to Plant Soybean, Cotton   5-16

 

Mississippi Corn: When Should I Start Irrigating?   5-16

 

Nebraska Planting: Preventing Wind Erosion   5-15

 

Minnesota Soybeans: Spring 2018 Has Been One for the History Books   5-15

 

Minnesota Corn: Fertigation – How Much and When?   5-15

 

Alabama Soybeans: Planting Date Effect on Yields   5-14

 

Mississippi Soybeans: Redbanded Stink Bug Numbers Remain Low   5-14

 

Alabama Soybeans: How Sensitive Is Your Variety to Sharpen and Verdict?   5-14

 

Cotton | Grain Sorghum

 

Mississippi Cotton: Strong Market Drives Acreage Up   5-18

 

Georgia Cotton: 5 Fertilization Tips   5-17

 

Texas Mid-Coast Cotton: Squaring Fields May Have Fleahoppers   5-16

 

Texas Sorghum: Resistant Varieties, Beneficial Predators Help Battle Sugarcane Aphids   5-16

 

Alabama Cotton: Keep Watch for Blue Disease   5-16

 

Texas Cotton: Less Water for Young Plants Doesn’t Hurt Yield, Improves Drought Tolerance   5-16

 

North Carolina Cotton: Weigh Planting Risks Ahead Of Potential Storms   5-14

 

Kentucky Sweet Sorghum: Sivanto Prime Available for Sugarcane Aphids in 2018   5-16

 

Alabama Cotton: Bollworm Management Options in 2 Gene Crops   5-14

 

North Carolina Cotton: Warm Temps and Chance of Rain… and Thunderstorms   5-14

 

Texas LRGV Cotton, Sorghum: Dryland – Drought; Fleahoppers   5-14

 

Texas Upper Coast Cotton: Fleahoppers, Spider Mites Picking Up   5-14

 

Peanuts | Pecans  

 

Georgia Pecans: High Numbers of Phylloxera and Casebearer   5-18

 

Georgia Peanuts: When Planting, Soil Temperature Is Key   5-16

 

Sawyer On Crops: Peanut Planting In Drought – Dryland, Irrigated Options – Podcast   5-15

 

Alabama Cotton, Peanuts: Dryland Herbicide Applications Under Hot, Dry Conditions   5-14

 

Rice

 

Mississippi Rice: Seedling Diseases vs. Paraquat Drift – How to Tell the Difference – Podcast   5-16

 

Wheat

 

Oklahoma Wheat: Powdery Mildew Less Obvious but Still Present   5-18

 

North Carolina Wheat: Time to Scout for True Armyworms   5-16

 

Pennsylvania Wheat: When to Pull the Trigger on Fungicides   5-17

 

Virginia Wheat: Be on Watch for Armyworms   5-17

 

Virginia Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Risk on the Rise   5-16

 

Nebraska Wheat: Stripe Rust and Leaf Rust Update   5-15

 

Ohio Wheat, Barley: Fungicide Management of Common Diseases   5-15

 

 

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