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AGFAX ENEWS

 

Cotton – Midsouth – Crop Ahead Of Schedule – So Are Bollworms? – AgFax   7-12

 

Cotton – Southwest – Harvest Aid Shortage | Herbicide Tightrope – AgFax   7-12

 

Rice – Midsouth Crop On Hyperdrive, More Draining In Coastal Belt – AgFax   7-13

 

Cotton – Southeast – Aphids Brewing On A Wider Basis – AgFax  7-12

 

California Almonds: Two Hull Split Sprays Likely On Wide Basis – AgFax Tree Crops   7-7

 

EDITOR'S PICKS

 

Midwest Long Summer: Hail Stripped Corn Fields; Rain Drowned Crops – DTN   7-10

 

Farmland Price Runup Wasn’t Just about Ag Prices – Commentary   7-12

 

EPA Acting Admin. Wheeler Plans to Reign in Regulations – DTN   7-13

 

USDA Ending 100 Years of Early Media Access to Reports – DTN   7-13

 

White House Pardons Oregon Ranchers after Time Served, Fines Paid – DTN   7-13

 

Cleveland on Cotton: Second Chances; Demand Remains Strong   7-13

 

Global Wheat Production: 7 Countries Compared – Yield, Gross Revenue, Cost   7-10

 

Peanuts: Argentina’s Misery Drags On – Yield, Quality Issues   7-10

 

Illinois: Grain Farm Income Projections After Recent Price Declines   7-11

 

DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Domestic Prices Should Stay Stable   7-11

 

U.S. Exports: Ethanol Down 24%; Biodiesel, DDG Up – DTN   7-10

  

  

MARKETS | MONEY | TRADE

 

Corn: Trade Agreement Sparks Record-Setting Exports To Colombia   7-13

 

Rose on Cotton: Dollar Cotton Possible but Don’t Bank on It   7-13

 

Rice Market: Long Grain Stocks at All Time Low   7-13

 

Wheat Market: USDA Decreases World Production on Dry Conditions   7-12

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   7-13

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   7-13

 

Corn, Soybeans: Updated Supply, Demand, Price Prospects, Webinar, Aug. 10

 

Thompson On Cotton: In The Market, Fundamentals Really, Really Matter   7-12

 

ELS Cotton Competitive Payment Rate Is Zero   7-12

 

Ethanol Plant Margins Improve – DTN   7-12

 

Diesel, Gas Prices Little Changed   7-11

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   7-10

 

World Rough Rice Prices Up Slightly   7-11

 

USDA REPORTS - Scroll Down

 

POLICY

 

EPA 2019 RFS Proposed Rulemaking: What You See Is Not What You Get   7-13

   


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WEEDS

 

Noxious Weeds: 7 Best Practices Used for 600 Species   7-12

 

Pennsylvania: Suspect You’re Hit by Herbicide Drift? Here’s What to do Next.   7-13

 

Iowa: Dicamba Drift in 2018 – How Are We Doing? Could Be Better.   7-10

 

WEATHER

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Summer Showers Along Gulf, Plains; West Still Dry   7-13

 

THE WEST

 

California: San Joaquin Valley Cotton Field Day, Mendota, July 24  

 

Almond Acres Expansion Big Help to Beekeeper Services   7-10

 

INDUSTRY

 

National Sorghum Yield Contest, 2018 – Deadline December 1   7-13

 

Rice: California Farmer Elected New USA Rice Chairman   7-13

 

BASF Spins Off Extreme Herbicide   7-11

    

Tweet from Texas: @WildeFarms

First bloom, peak bloom, and cut-out. All in

one day! #Drought18  #cotton

  

IN THE FIELD

 

Sawyer on Crops: Bermudagrass Stem Maggot – What to Do – Podcast   7-13

 

Nebraska: Custom Machinery Operation Costs on the Rise   7-11

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Soybeans, Corn: Foliar Diseases – 5 Tips to Get Accurate Diagnosis – DTN   7-13

 

Minnesota Corn: 5 Tips for Effectively Using Plant Tissue Data   7-13

 

Minnesota: Soybean Aphids – Scouting and Managing Insecticide Resistance   7-13

 

Louisiana Soybeans: Nutrient Profile – Calcium   7-13

 

Indiana Corn: Unusually Long Silks – Are They a Problem?   7-11

 

Mississippi Corn: Why Did Kernels Near the Ear Tip Not Fill?   7-10

 

Michigan Corn: Water Needs Peak in July   7-12

 

Oklahoma Soybeans: Managing Pod-Feeding Insects   7-11

 

Michigan Soybeans: Moisture Stress, High Temperature Effects on Yields   7-12

 

Michigan Soybeans: Irrigation at R-3 Has Greatest Yield Impact   7-12

 

Michigan Corn: Last-Chance Nitrogen Application with Irrigation   7-12

 

Missouri Corn: Southern Rust Makes 1st Seasonal Appearance   7-11

 

Tennessee Corn: Low Disease Pressure So Far   7-10

 

Ohio Soybeans: Controlling Marestail in Double-Crop Fields   7-10

 

Ohio Soybeans: Frogeye Leaf Spot Showing Early in Susceptible Varieties   7-10

 

Cotton | Grain Sorghum

 

South Carolina Cotton: Bollworms, Stink Bugs Moving in from Corn   7-13

 

Texas West Plains Cotton: Crop Looking Better Going into Bloom   7-12

 

Cotton: Target Spot Prevention – It’s All About Timing   7-12

 

Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Arrives on Southern High Plains – UPDATE   7-12

 

Tennessee Soybeans: Few Insects Present, Don’t Stop Scouting   7-11

 

Virginia Cotton: More Rain Please   7-11

 

Mississippi Cotton: Managing Irrigation Going into Bloom   7-10

 

Tennessee Cotton: Thinking Ahead About Bollworms   7-11

 

Tennessee Cotton: Crunch Time for Plant Bugs and Stink Bugs   7-11

 

Mississippi Cotton: How’s Our Crop Going into July?   7-10

 

Virginia Cotton: Plant Bug Control in Blooming Fields   7-9

 

Peanuts | Pecans

 

Georgia Pecans: Pro Gibb Applications for Black Aphid   7-10

 

Peanuts: Argentina’s Misery Drags On – Yield, Quality Issues   7-10

 

Virginia Peanuts: Scout Fields for Corn Earworms, Tobacco Budworms   7-10

 

Rice

 

Mississippi Rice: Managing Armyworms, Blast Disease – Podcast   7-11

 

Arkansas Rice: DD50 Rice Program Optimized for Smart Phones, Tablets   7-10

 

Tobacco

 

Tobacco: Carolinas Have Been Dry, Excessive Moisture Elsewhere   7-11

 

Wheat

 

Oklahoma Wheat: 2017-2018 Crop Overview   7-11

 

USDA

 

WASDE Cotton: Lower U.S. Production, Exports   7-12

 

WASDE Oilseeds: Reduced Soybean Exports, Higher Domestic Stocks   7-12

 

WASDE Rice: Increased Production, Higher Stocks   7-12

 

WASDE Coarse Grain: Larger Domestic Corn Supplies, Greater Demand   7-12

 

WASDE Wheat: Increased Domestic Beginning Stocks, Production   7-12

 

Global Markets: Oilseeds – China’s Soybean Imports Curbed On Higher Tariff for U.S. Beans   7-13

 

Global Markets: Cotton – Vietnam – Strong Growth Boosts U.S. Exports   7-13

 

Global Markets: Coarse Grains – Near-Record U.S. Corn Exports in 2017/18   7-13

 

Global Markets: Rice – India Raises Minimum Support Price for Paddy Rice   7-13

 

Global Markets: Wheat – Exporter Stocks Tighten to Satisfy Record Import Demand   7-13

 

Global Markets: Coarse Grains – Near-Record U.S. Corn Exports in 2017/18   7-13

 

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