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Rice – Delta Harvest Starts, Barely | Coastal Harvest Stalls – AgFax Rice   8-10


Cotton – Midsouth – “The Crop Wants To Go Home Early This Year” – AgFax Midsouth Cotton   8-9


Cotton – Southeast – Whitefly Aren’t Going Away – Light But Concerning – AgFax Southeast Cotton   8-9


Cotton – Southwest – Water Choices | Coastal Bend Harvest | Bollworms – AgFax   8-8




Dicamba: As Decisions Go, This Is The Big One – DTN   8-10


Farmers Split on Trade Tariff Damage – DTN   8-10


Corps of Engineers Hands Off Parts of Clean Water Act to States – DTN 8-8


Farm Economy Dip – Soy and Corn Prices – KC Ag Credit Survey   8-10


Court Orders Chlorpyrifos Use Canceled – DTN   8-10


China Tariffs: The Last Straw for Our Weak Ag Economy – Commentary   8-8


North Carolina: Gag Order on Hog Farmers – $473.5Mln Awarded to Plaintiffs – DTN   8-9


China Tariffs: List Includes More than 5,200 U.S. Products – DTN   8-6


Rose On Cotton: Demand Should Erase Today’s Losses – But When, How?   8-10


News Groups Challenge USDA Shut Down of Early Commodity Info – DTN   8-6


Grain Market Volatility – No Magic Pill, Hold on to Your Hat – DTN   8-6


Soybean Market: Consumption and Yield Potential   8-6


Conservation Reserve Program – CRP Signup Deadline is August 17  


Rice Market: Harvest in Full Swing, No Surprises in WASDE Report   8-10


U.S. Roads and Bridges – What’s Your State’s Report Card Grade? – DTN   8-8


Farmers Turn Negative: Weak Prices, Trade War - Ag Barometer  8-7





Cleveland On Cotton: Bearish Reports – But It Could Have Been Worse   8-10


Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   8-10


USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   8-10


Grains In All Forms Exports on Track To Set New Record   8-9


Moving Grain: Weekly Barge Tonnages Decline   8-9


Wheat Market: Futures on a Powder Keg Ahead of USDA Report   8-9


World Rough Rice Prices Decline   8-9


Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Crop Budgets for 2018-19 – Low Returns Ahead   8-8


Wheat: Heat Wave Impacting Outlook, Prices   8-7


USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   8-7


Soybean Market: Consumption and Yield Potential   8-6


Diesel, Gas Prices Little Changed   8-8




Farm Bill: Conference Negotiations Begin   8-10


Louisiana Soybeans: AgCenter Economists Foresee Strong Demand   8-10


USDA Made a Blunder Cutting Media Early Access to Reports – DTN   8-10


Ag Trade: Dispute with China Continues to Escalate   8-6




Georgia Weeds: 6 Possible Reasons for Failed Grass Control   8-7


Palmer Pigweed: Increased Resistance Doesn’t Reduce Plant Fitness   8-7




Drought Monitor Weekly: Rains Hit Southeast, Nationwide Dryness Expands   8-9




WASDE Cotton: Increased Production, Exports, Ending Stocks   8-10


WASDE Oilseeds: U.S. Soybean Production Raised on Higher Yields   8-10


WASDE Rice: Increased Domestic Beginning Stocks Offset by Reduced Production   8-10


WASDE Coarse Grains: Increased U.S. Corn Use, Exports, Higher Ending Stocks   8-10


WASDE Wheat: Greater Domestic Use, Reduced Stocks   8-10


Soybean Production Up from Last Year, Corn, Cotton Down – USDA   8-10


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USDA Crop Progress: Corn, Soybeans Speed Along, Conditions Decline Slightly – DTN   8-7


Corn | Soybeans


Louisiana: Soybean Nutrient Profile – Copper   8-10


Indiana Corn: Physoderma Brown Spot – Video   8-10


Louisiana Soybeans: Threecornered Alfalfa Hopper Threshold   8-10


South Carolina Soybeans: Worms Demanding Attention   8-10


Illinois Corn: Physoderma Brown Spot and Node Rot   8-10


Mississippi Soybeans: Late Season Stink Bug Management – Podcast   8-10


Virginia Soybeans: Is It Too Late to Apply Foliar Fungicides?   8-10


Pennsylvania Corn: Avoiding Mycotoxins in Grain and Silage   8-10


Mississippi: Soybean Desiccation; Paraquat Drift on Rice – Podcast   8-10


Minnesota Soybeans: Late-Season Soybean Aphid Management   8-10


Michigan Corn, Soybeans: Timing the Last Irrigation Application   8-9


Alabama Soybeans: Tariffs Initiate Market Shift, Cause Concern   8-9


Minnesota: 4 Considerations for Fall Sulfur Application   8-8


Alabama Soybeans: Scout Closely for Stink Bugs in August   8-8


Minnesota: Chlorpyrifos – Remember Best Management Practices, Respirator Requirements   8-8


Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Scout Drought-Stressed Crops for Mites   8-8


Minnesota: Extension Requests Aid with European Corn Borer, Corn Disease Survey   8-8


Tennessee Soybeans: Diseases, Fungicides, and Soil Sampling   8-8


Iowa Soybeans: When Is it Too Late to Spray for Soybean Aphid?   8-8


Iowa Soybeans: Hot, Dry Season Means Soybean Cyst Nematodes   8-7


Ohio: Western Bean Cutworm Flight Past Its Peak   8-7


Louisiana: Soybean Nutrient Profile – Chloride   8-6


Nebraska Soybeans: Orange Gall Midge Infestations Are Early   8-6


Minnesota Soybeans: Japanese Beetles Feeding – What Should You Do?   8-6


Arkansas Soybeans: Protect Crops from Nematodes in Old Cotton Fields   8-6




West Texas Cotton: Insects Quiet, Some “Occasional Pests”   8-10


Georgia Cotton: Target Spot and Areolate Mildew   8-10


West Texas Cotton: Bollworms and Bt Resistance   8-10


Mississippi Cotton: Parrot-Beaked Bolls   8-6


Mississippi Cotton: Last Effective Bloom Date   8-6


Georgia Cotton: When Should You Terminate PGR Applications?   8-6




Livestock: Drought Hits Missouri Cattle – DTN   8-9


Livestock: Cattle Finishing – Net Return Prospects   8-6


Peanuts | Pecans


Georgia Pecans: Shell Hardening – Water Split, Irrigation, and Shuck Decline   8-10


Alabama Peanuts: Snails and Slugs in Fields   8-6




Kansas Wheat Alliance to Release New White Wheat Variety 8-8


Ohio Wheat: Tillage After Harvest – A Good Idea?   8-7




Arkansas Rice: Harvest Aids – A Year To Consider Them   8-10


Arkansas Rice: Harvest Starts, “Yield Potential Seems To Be There”   8-10


Louisiana Rice: Yields Mostly “Hold Strong” In SW Parishes   8-9



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