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AGFAX ENEWS

 

Rice: Too Wet To Apply Nitrogen – What’s Plan B? – AgFax   5-25

 

Cotton – Southwest – Rain – More Planting – Thrips Swarm – Weed Resistance – AgFax  5-24

 

Cotton – Midsouth – Planting Delays With Last Acres – Soybeans Ahead? – AgFax   5-24

 

Cotton – Southeast – Planting Stalls In Rain – Late Crop Ahead? – AgFax   5-24

 

Almonds: Variable Kernel Fill – Complications At Hull Split? – AgFax Tree Crops   5-20

 

EDITOR'S PICKS

 

What Do $3.80 Corn and $10 Soybean Midpoints Mean for 2018 Crop Revenues?   5-24

 

Soybean Boom – Brazil Ports are Ready – DTN   5-25

 

Soybeans and U.S. Policy: A Game of Whack-a-Mole – Commentary   5-24

 

Enlist Acres: Cotton Triples; Corn Broadens, ‘Don’t Cut Corners’ – DTN   5-24

 

Cleveland on Cotton: ‘All appears to be bullish…and therein lies the problem.’   5-25

 

DTN Fertilizer Trends: EPA Pulls Chemical Plant Safety Measures   5-24

 

Dossett on Rice: Rally Call – 2 Items Have Changed Last Week’s Picture   5-25

 

Farm Business: Taxes – Who is a ‘Related’ Person? Why It Matters   5-22

 

DDGS: China Challenges – DTN   5-22

 

Illinois: Characteristics of Higher Profit Farms in 2017   5-21

 

Ethanol Net Margins Improving – DTN   5-23

  

  

  

MARKETS | MONEY

 

Rose on Cotton: Wild Ride – Rally, Weather – And,What about that Farm Bill?   5-25

 

Rice Market: Drop in Exports; Planting Wrapped Up   5-25

 

Moving Grain: Soybean Inspections, Ethanol Exports Increase   5-24

 

Grain Market History: When Did Politics Take Over? – DTN   5-25

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   5-25

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   5-25

 

World Rough Rice Prices Up Slightly   5-23

 

Ag Trade: Amidst Chinese Uncertainties, Rice Sees Possibilities   5-22

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   5-22

 

Grain Markets: Soybean Prices Focus on Trade and

 

Weather   5-21

 

WEEDS

 

Tennessee: Palmer Pigweed Management Hampered by Frequent Rains   5-24

 

Indiana: Herbicide – Pay Attention, Check DriftWatch   5-25

 

Georgia Weeds: Valor Clean-Up, Morningglories, and Ziddua   5-23

 

Tennessee Corn: Managing Large Palmer Amaranth in Large Crops   5-22

 

South Carolina Officials Seek Help Finding One of ‘World’s Worst’ Invasive Weeds   5-22

 

THE WEST

 

California: Walnut Spring Field Meeting, Upper Lake, May 31   5-21          

 

WEATHER

 

Georgia Weather: Prepare for Tropical Storm Alberto   5-24

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Relief Hits Plains; Hot and Dry for Southwest, Midsouth   5-24

 

Florida: Prepare Your Farm Early for Hurricane Season   5-21

 

FARM BILL | TRADE POLICY | CROP INSURANCE

 

Farm Bill, 2018 – ‘Extreme Partisanship and Polarization’ Aren’t Helping   5-25

 

Ag Trade: U.S., China Reach Tariff Ceasefire; China Agrees to Purchase More U.S. Goods   5-22

 

Ag Export Tariffs: China Talks ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ – DTN   5-21

 

Farm Bill Defeated on House Floor – Recap   5-21


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MORE NEWS

 

Rice: CRISPR-Edited Plants Produce Major Boost in Grain Yield   5-23

 

Diesel Prices 74 Cents Above Last Year, Gas Only 50 Cents Higher   5-23

 

South Carolina: Michael Plumblee Joins Clemson University Extension   5-25

 

Peanuts: Nutritional, Health Benefits Highlighted by Research   5-24

 

Purdue University: Plaut Chosen to Lead College of Agriculture   5-22

 

Keith L. Belli Named Dean of Clemson’s College of Agriculture 5-24


IN THE FIELD

 

Illinois: Crop Rotation Improves Yields, Decreases Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Says Study   5-24

 

Soybeans

 

Virginia Soybeans: Flooded Fields – How Much Damage? What to Do?   5-25

 

Iowa Soybeans: Frogeye Leaf Spot Showing Signs of Fungicide Resistance   5-24

 

Virginia Soybeans: Plenty of Time Left to Plant, Don’t Rush into Wet Fields   5-24

 

Michigan Soybeans: 9 Recommendations for Late-Planted Fields   5-24

 

Texas Mid-Coast Soybeans: Scout Fields for Stink Bugs   5-23

 

Mississippi Soybeans: Southern Blight and Taproot Rot   5-22

 

Arkansas Soybeans: Improving Yield Potential with Smart Applications   5-22

 

Corn

 

Georgia: Crops at Heightened Disease Risk   5-25

 

North Carolina Corn: Stink Bugs – Is Tank Mixing an Insecticide Worth It?   5-24

 

Mississippi Corn: How to Identify Vegetative Growth Stages – Video   5-25

 

Indiana Corn: Scout Fields for Armyworms   5-25

 

Minnesota Corn: Black Cutworms Appearing in High Numbers – Podcast   5-24

 

Iowa Corn: May Maize Maladies   5-23

 

Iowa Corn: Fomesafen Carryover Injury in 2018   5-23

 

Minnesota Corn: Late Spring Nitrogen Concerns – Video   5-23

 

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Prevented Plant Resources   5-23

 

Iowa Corn: Black Cutworms – Scouting and Thresholds   5-23

 

Alabama Corn: April Showers Bring Nematode Problems   5-23

 

Mississippi Corn: When I Should Start Irrigating? – Podcast   5-22

 

Mississippi Corn, Sorghum: How to Determine Growth Stages of Young Plants   5-22

 

Iowa Corn: True Armyworm Scouting and Management   5-22

 

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: ‘Tis the Season for Slugs. What Can You Do?   5-22

 

Ohio Corn: Sidedressing Manure into Newly Planted, Emerged Crops   5-22

 

Illinois Corn: 4 Black Cutworm Management Considerations   5-21

 

Illinois Corn: A Fast Start for the 2018 Crop   5-21

 

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: 6 Tips on Diagnosing Diseases   5-21

 

Nebraska Corn: Scouting for Insects after Emergence   5-21

 

Cotton | Grain Sorghum

 

Georgia: Cotton Replant Decisions   5-25

 

North Carolina Cotton: Should You Spray for Thrips? 4 Questions to Ask   5-25

 

Sawyer On Crops: Georgia Cotton – Rhizoctonia – Making Replant Decisions – Audio   5-25

 

South Carolina Cotton: Thrips – Seed Treatments and Foliar Applications   5-25

 

Texas Mid-Coast Cotton: Fleahopper Numbers on the Rise   5-25

 

Georgia Cotton: Thrips Populations on the Rise   5-24

 

Kansas Sorghum: Planting Guidelines   5-23

 

Virginia Cotton: Planting and Spraying Priorities   5-23

 

North Carolina Cotton: Re-Planting Decisions, Managing Late Planted Fields   5-23

 

Tennessee Cotton: Thrips Populations Light but Picking Up   5-22

 

Texas Upper Coast Cotton: Lygus and Fleahoppers with a Side of Spidermites   5-21

 

Texas Mid-Coast Sorghum: Watch for Midge in Blooming Fields   5-21

 

Peanuts | Pecans  

 

Mississippi Peanuts: Field Conditions Vary Across the Region   5-25

 

Georgia Pecans: Managing Scab Pressure, Leaf Roll Mites   5-23

 

Alabama Peanuts: Sensitivity of Newer Varieties to Gramoxone   5-23

 

Georgia Peanuts: Thrips on the Rise, Check Your Fields   5-23

 

Rice

 

Arkansas Rice: Flood Time Is Near, Keep Watch for Rice Weevils   5-21

 

Farm Bill Defeated in U. S. House – Now What? – DTN   5-21

 

Rice: Planting Season Wrapping Up, Most Crops Emerged   5-21

 

Wheat

 

Minnesota: Will Wheat Catch Up to the Calendar?   5-25

 

Michigan Wheat: Fusarium Head Scab – Fungicide Considerations   5-24

 

Kentucky Wheat: Harvest Aid Options and Considerations   5-23

 

Ohio Wheat: Moderate to Heavy Risk of Head Scab This Week   5-22

 

Tobacco

 

Tobacco: Burley Growers Pick Up the Pieces   5-24

 

 

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