AGFAX WEEKEND

  

Editor: Debra L. Ferguson
Associate Editor: Ernst Undesser
Circulation Manager:
Laurie Courtney
 

 

 

  

Thanks to our sponsor!

Brake Herbicide for Cotton 


AGFAX ENEWS

 

Rice – Yields Holding Up Well As Coastal Harvest Widens – AgFax Rice   8-3

 

Cotton – Midsouth – Bolls Opening In Spots As Quick Crop Pushes Along - AgFax  8-2

 

Cotton – Southeast – Whitefly Turning Up – What Next? AgFax   8-2

 

Cotton – Southwest – Weeds Not a Problem | Dryland Acres Gone Bare – AgFax   8-1

 

Almond Harvest – Shaking Starts, More Just Ahead – AgFax Tree Crops FINAL Edition, 2019  

 

EDITOR'S PICKS

 

Wildlife Field Control: Tall, Smiles All the Time, Doesn’t Need a Pay Check   7-30

 

Trump Tariffs – U.S. Farmer’s Aid Package Like an “Insurance Claim,” says Perdue – DTN   8-1

 

Free Trade: Why Has the U.S. Reversed Long-Standing Positions?   8-3

 

Corn, Soybeans: How Effective Is the Farm Safety Net in 2018?   7-30

 

Estate Plan: Keeping the Farm and Satisfying Off-Farm Siblings – DTN   8-3

 

Cleveland on Cotton: Selloff Today, but it’s Not About Tariffs   8-3

 

Remember When ‘Freedom to Farm’ Became ‘Freedom to Fail’? – Commentary   8-2

 

Cotton: ARC and PLC Seed Cotton Signup Started   7-30

 

Landowner Liability – Do You Have a Silver Bullet? Probably Not.   7-31

 

Dossett on Rice: September Futures Broke Through this Week   8-3

 

Corn Market: Low Prices Spur Export, Ethanol Demand   7-30

  

 

MARKETS | MONEY | TRADE

 

Cash Rents, 2019: Potential Trade Disruptions Increase Uncertainty   8-3

 

Rose on Cotton: Market is Looking for Solid Ground   8-3

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   8-3

 

Ag Economy: USDA Highlights Land Values, Cash Rents, Production Costs   8-3

 

Mississippi: Soybean Growers Wait Out Trade War   8-3

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   8-3

 

Bunge Reports $12Mln Loss 2Q; ADM Up 79% – DTN   8-2

 

Moving Grain: Corn Inspections Rise; Barge Tonnage Recovers   8-2

 

Rice Market: Prevailing World Prices and LDP Rates   8-1

 

USDA Lending Rates Increased from July   8-1

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   7-31

 

TRADE | POLICY

 

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: How Have Trade Negotiations Affected Prices?   8-1

 

Ag Trade: Soybean Issues – Surging Exports; EU Trade Talks   7-30

 

USDA Opposes EU Court Rule on Gene-Editing and GMO – DTN   7-31

 

MORE NEWS

 

Rice: UA Amps Up the Research – Yield Loss and High Nighttime Temps   8-3

 

Citrus Greening Prevention – Focus of $1.2Bln Research Project   8-1

 

Mississippi: How Has Ag Research Changed Over 4 Decades? – Podcast   8-3

 

WEATHER

 

U.S. Drought Outlook Monthly – August   8-1

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Rains Hit East Coast, Central Plains; Texas Still Dry   8-2

 

Is Irrigation Affecting Cloud Formation, Rainfall? UNL Study   8-1

 

California: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Freeze   7-31

 

Delaware: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Flooding   7-31

 

North Dakota: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought   7-31

 

New Mexico: Luna County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Drought   7-31

 

Florida: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricane Irma   7-31

 

Georgia: 24 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Freeze Events   7-31

 

Texas: 11 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought   7-31

 

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

 

  

Rice Research and Extension Center in
Stuttgart, Arkansas. Photo: Ehsan Shakiba,
University of Arkansas

 

IN THE FIELD

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

North Dakota: Scout Now for Palmer Pigweed   7-31

 

Indiana Corn: Distinguishing the Worms in Your Ears   8-3

 

Iowa Corn: Got Aphids? 10 Considerations Before Spraying   8-2

 

Pennsylvania Corn: Potential Nitrogen Losses from Extreme Summer Rainfall   8-2

 

Michigan Corn: Western Bean Cutworm Nears Peak Flight   8-2

 

Kentucky Corn: Southern Rust Confirmed in State   8-1

 

Iowa: Soybean Gall Midge – A New Pest for Producers   8-1

 

Mississippi Corn: Late Season Management, Irrigation Termination – Podcast   7-31

 

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Japanese Beetles – Damage Looks Worse Than It Is   7-31

 

Ohio Soybeans: 4 Steps for Estimating Yields   7-31

 

Ohio Corn: Estimating Yields at Early Stages of Kernel Development   7-31

 

Ohio Corn: Night Temperatures Impact Yields   7-31

 

Cotton | Sorghum

 

Arkansas Cotton: Tarnished Plant Bugs ‘the Worst in Years’   8-3

 

Virginia Cotton: Tarnished Plant Bug Problems Persist   8-3

 

Georgia Cotton: Disease Management in August 8-3

 

Georgia Cotton: PGR Use and Reducing Stress in Late Planted Crops   8-3

 

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Spider Mites and Bollworms   8-3

 

Sawyer on Crops: Cotton – Silverleaf Whitefly Is Back – Podcast   8-2

 

Cotton: Clemson Researcher Studies In-Field Variability on Yields, Quality   8-2

 

Texas Plains: Pest Activity Picking Up with Moisture   8-1

 

Arkansas Cotton: Spider Mite Control Options   8-1

 

Alabama Cotton: Stink Bugs, Plant Bugs Overwhelm Beneficials   7-31

 

Georgia Cotton: 6 Tips for Managing Silverleaf Whitefly   7-30

 

Peanuts | Pecans

 

Georgia Peanuts: Conditions Favorable for Southern Corn Rootworm   8-3

 

Virginia: Peanut Field Tour, Suffolk, Aug. 15  

 

Georgia Pecans: Start Monitoring for Pecan Weevils   7-31

 

Georgia Peanuts: Insect Activity Picking Up   7-30

 

Rice

 

Arkansas Rice: Drain Timing; 1st Fields Nearing Harvest   8-3

 

Louisiana Rice: Yield Reports As of August 2   8-2

 

Arkansas Rice: Improved Weather Hopeful for Grain Fill; Isolated Hail Damage   7-30

 

Louisiana Rice: Push Underway To Widen Bird Repellent Opions   7-30

 

Louisiana Rice: Early Yield Reports Trending Strongly   7-30

 

Sweet Potatoes

 

Louisiana: Sweet Potato Field Day, Chase, Aug. 16

 

South Carolina: Sweet Potato Weevil Infestations Found in 3 Counties   7-30

 

Tobacco

 

Tobacco: Flue-Cured Harvest Well Underway   8-3

  


 

AgFax Weekend brings you a year-round weekly compilation of agricultural news from Agfax.com.

Interested in advertising? Contact Debra L. Ferguson at dferguson@agfax.com, Office: 601-992-9488.

©2018 AgFax Media, LLC.