AGFAX WEEKEND

  

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AGFAX ENEWS

 

Rice Harvest Starts in Louisiana-Texas Coastal Belt – AgFax  7-20

 

Cotton – Southeast – Bollworms Easing Into The Crop – AgFax   7-19

 

Cotton – Delta – Bollworms, Plant Bugs Pushing Treatment Decisions – AgFax  7-19

 

Cotton – Southwest – Growing Fast – PGR Time | Keep a Hoe in the Truck – AgFax   7-18

 

Almonds – Hull Split Sprays – How Many 3rd Shots This Year? AgFax Tree Crops 7-14

 

EDITOR'S PICKS

 

Crop Insurance Fraud: Stamp Farms Co-Defendant Pleads Guilty – DTN   7-17

 

Soybean Meal: China Companies Stocked Up, Watching Tariff Drama – DTN   7-20

 

Dossett on Rice: Be Prepared for Swings – Manipulators are Out There!   7-20

 

U.S. Corn, Soy, Wheat – Tariffs and Embargoes – Long Term Implications   7-17

 

Cleveland on Cotton: ‘Don’t Stop Believin’ – Trek to Higher Prices   7-20

 

Biodiesel: RFS Waivers – Huge Losses for Farmers – DTN   7-20

 

Hurricanes, Wildfires, 2017: Nearly $2Bln Available for Eligible Farmers   7-17

 

Corn Prices in the Dumps – WASDE Looks Bullish – What Gives? – DTN   7-17

 

Ag Policy: What are Our Guiding Principles? – Commentary   7-18

 

USDA Report Access: Level Playing Field? How’s Your Broadband? – DTN   7-19

 

Soybean and Corn Export Outlook: Price Declines, Trade Issues – Video   7-17

 

Texas Court Limits Width of Transmission Line Easement   7-17

 

Family Farm: “Minor Events” Can Cause Major Problems – DTN   7-18

 

Cotton: China’s Potential Tariffs and U.S. Exports 7-18

  

 

MARKETS | MONEY | TRADE

 

Rose on Cotton: Demand Strong – Mid 90s Look Possible   7-20

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   7-20

 

Rice Market: Farmers Draining Fields, Harvest Set to Begin   7-20

 

Mississippi: Catfish Supplies Cause Prices, Sales to Flounder   7-20

 

Trade Tariff Wars – Don’t Expect U.S. Ag to Win – DTN   7-19

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   7-20

 

Fed Reserve Beige Book: Commodity Prices Down, Expect Lower Farm Profits   7-19

 

World Rough Rice Prices Drop   7-19

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   7-17

 

Farm Policy: Chinese Tariffs Take Toll on Soybean Markets   7-16

 

CROP INSURANCE

 

Illinois Soybeans: Will Crop Insurance Payments Offset Low Prices in 2018?   7-18

 

USDA OUTLOOK

 

Wheat Outlook: Record Spring Wheat Yields; All Exports Boosted   7-18

 

Rice Outlook: U.S. 2018/19 Crop Forecast Raised 5%  7-18

 

Cotton Outlook: Record Global Mill Use in 2018/19   7-18

 

Oil Crops Outlook: Soybean Prices Plunge to 9-Year Low   7-18

 

WEEDS

 

Dicamba Injury: Do We Still Have a Problem?  7-19

 

Indiana Soybeans: Dicamba – Wind Speeds and Label Restrictions   7-20

 

Illinois: Palmer Amaranth Can Take Your Corn, Soy Yields to Zero 7-19

 

Tennessee Soybeans: New Palmer Pigweed Control Option for 2019   7-18

 

WEATHER

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Generally Hot – Hit or Miss Showers   7-19

 

Drought Outlook Seasonal – Aug., Sep., Oct.   7-19

 

THE WEST

 

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

 

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

 

 

IN THE FIELD

 

Georgia: Grain Storage Protectants   7-18

 

Alabama: Interpreting Soil Test Reports   7-18

 

Tennessee: No-Till Crop Production Field Day, Milan, July 26  

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Minnesota: Managing P and K in Flooded, Ponded Soils   7-20

 

Georgia Corn: Southern Rust Present, Scout Til Hard Dough   7-20

 

Arkansas Corn: Irrigation Termination – How Do I Tell When?   7-20

 

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Big Year for Japanese Beetles   7-20

 

Louisiana Soybeans: Nutrient Profile – Magnesium   7-20

 

Indiana Soybeans: Moisture Stress and Spider Mites   7-20

 

Tennessee Soybeans: New Palmer Pigweed Control Option for 2019   7-18

 

Minnesota: Soybean Aphids Popping Up – Podcast   7-19

 

Michigan Corn, Soybeans: Armyworm Outbreak Around Upper Peninsula   7-19

 

Louisiana Corn: Top Leaf Death or Dieback   7-18

 

Arkansas Corn: Southern Rust Detected, Start Scouting   7-18

 

Ohio Corn: Western Bean Cutworm – Time to Scout – Video   7-17

 

Mississippi Corn: Irrigation - When Can I Turn it Off?  7-16

 

Nebraska Corn, Soy: Weed Management Following Hail Damage   7-16

 

Nebraska Corn, Soy: Western Bean Cutworm – Scouting and Treating   7-16

 

Cotton | Grain Sorghum

 

Texas LRGV: Some Whitefly in Cotton – Look Out for Armyworms in Sorghum   7-20

 

Texas West Plains IPM: High Temps Pushing Cotton   7-20

 

Arkansas Cotton: Growing Bollworm Populations Could Be a ‘Budget Buster’   7-20

 

South Carolina Cotton: Bollworm Decisions Looming   7-20

 

Texas Mid-Coast Cotton, Soybeans: Watch for Stink Bugs in Late Fields   7-20

 

Arkansas Cotton: Tarnished Plant Bugs – Insecticide Rainfastness   7-19

 

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Bollworm Moth Traps Picking Up   7-20

 

West Texas Cotton: Bollworm Pressure Light, Stay on Guard   7-20

 

Texas Cotton: Managing Volunteer Corn in No-Till Rotations   7-19

 

Louisiana: Bt Cotton Performing Better on Bollworms 7-18

 

Alabama Cotton: Dealing with a ‘Split Crop’   7-17

 

North Carolina Cotton: Aphids, Bollworms, Stink Bugs, Tarnished Plant Bugs   7-17

 

Georgia Cotton: Scout ALL Fields for Corn Earworm   7-17

 

Texas Plains Cotton: Plenty of Pests, PGR Decisions, Irrigation Needs   7-17

 

Mississippi Bt Cotton: Bollworms Heat Up - Do you have 2-Gene or 3-Gene Cotton?  7-16

 

Tennessee Cotton: Fast and Furious Season - Aggressive PGR Use  7-16

 

Mississippi Cotton, Soy: Bollworms - Resistance - Podcast 7-16

 

Texas Cotton: Dryland Crops Suffering, Irrigated Looks Good   7-16

 

North Carolina: Bt Breakthroughs Require More Sprays 7-16

 

Recommendations, Important Scouting Changes   7-16

 

South Carolina Cotton: 2018 Expected to Surpass 2017 Records   7-16

 

Peanuts | Pecans

 

Georgia Pecans: Leaf Scorch on Young Trees   7-20

 

Alabama Peanuts: Insects Slowly Building, Keep Scouting   7-20

 

Georgia Peanuts: It’s Been Quiet; Don’t Fall Asleep!   7-18

 

Georgia Peanuts: 6 Thoughts on Tank-Mixing   7-18

 

Georgia Peanuts: False White Mold – Not a Yield Sapper   7-18

 

Georgia Peanuts: Alfalfa Leaf Hoppers – Potato and Threecornered 7-17

 

Oklahoma Pecans: Managing Walnut Caterpillar   7-16

 

Sweet Potatoes

 

Mississippi Sweet Potatoes: Weak Crop, Vigor Issues – Podcast   7-16

 

Sugarcane

 

Louisiana Sugarcane: New Variety Featured at AgCenter Field Day   7-20

 

Rice

 

Texas Rice: Draining Fields; Spider Mites; Beaumont Field Day   7-20

 

Rice Update: Farmers Draining Fields, Harvest Set to Begin   7-20

 

Mississippi: 2018 Row Rice Trials – How Are They Looking?   7-20

 

Arkansas Rice: Hot, Dry Weather Leaves Tough-to-Fight Weeds   7-20

 

Arkansas Rice: 8 Q&A on Kernel Smut, False Smut   7-18

 

Mississippi Rice, Soybeans: Nutrient Tissue Testing – Potash Deficiency – Podcast   7-17

 

Arkansas Rice: Too Much Heat, Too Little Water – Disease   7-17

 

Arkansas Rice: Blast Disease – 10 Common Questions   7-17          

 

Mississippi: Rice Field Day, Stoneville, Aug. 2

 

Tobacco

 

Tobacco: USDA – 6% Less Flue-Cured?   7-20

 

Wheat

 

Nebraska Winter Wheat: Post-Harvest Weed Control   7-16

  


 

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