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Rice: Big Chunk Of Coastal Harvest Completed, Combines Running In Delta – AgFax   8-17


Cotton – Delta States – More Bolls Popping, Early Defoliation About To Start – AgFax Midsouth Cotton   8-16


Cotton – Southeast – Bolls Opening But Season Far From Over – AgFax   8-16


Cotton – Southwest – Yield Surprises | Bollworm Alert | Million Dollar Rain – AgFax   8-15




Corn, Soybeans: What Are Harvest Prices Looking Like?   8-16


Vip3a – Only Bt Trait Without Insect Resistance – How Long Will it Last? – DTN   8-14


Cleveland on Cotton: The Thrill is Gone. What’s Next?   8-17


Ag Tariffs: Expect Price Drop in Order to Attract Buyers from Other Countries   8-17


Emergency Payments for Farmers: Déjà vu All Over Again – Commentary   8-16


Dossett On Rice: Iraq Tender Puts Some Good News In Play   8-17


USDA Reports Update: Corn, Soybean Yields Raised – DTN   8-14


Farmers and the Producers Price Index, a Double-Edged Sword – DTN   8-16


Soybean Cyst Nematodes: They Keep Evolving – How and Why?   8-16


DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends – Wait-and-See Approach on Fall Buying   8-17


Farm Trucks: Senate’s 1-Year Extension – Electronic Logging for Livestock, Live Insects – DTN   8-14


Ethanol: 6 states Produce 72% of U.S. Ethanol   8-15


Nebraska – South Dakota Bin Busters: Corn, Soy Digital Yield Forecasts – DTN   8-16




Iowa: Dicamba – Xtend Farmers Happy, Others Not So Much   8-17


Nebraska Soybeans: Dicamba’s Effect on Soybean Node Numbers   8-15


Nebraska Soybeans: Dicamba Injury, Someone Call CSI   8-15





Indiana: Farmland Values Increase, Says Purdue Survey   8-17


USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   8-17


Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   8-17


Midwest Corn, Soybeans: Online Tool Helps Mitigate Risk in Uncertain Market   8-15


Thompson On Cotton: Demand Is Good; How Accurate Are USDA’s Numbers?   8-15


World Rough Rice Prices Unchanged   8-15


DDG Weekly Update: Prices Higher on Truck Shortage – DTN   8-14


USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   8-14


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USDA Trade Assistance: Still Waiting on the Details   8-16


Trade Issue: Sugar Market Not So Sweet – DTN   8-15




California Almonds: What To Expect From Third NOW Flight In Upper SJV   8-13


Fruit, Nut Tariffs Estimated to Cost $3.4 Bln Annually   8-15


California Almonds: Sterile Tech to Battle Naval Orangeworm – It Worked on Pink Bollworm   8-16


California Olive Ranch Marks 20 Years with Largest Olive Tree Planting in State   8-15


California Cotton: Total Acreage Down from 2017   8-15


California Cotton: Silverleaf Whitefly, Aphid Numbers Low   8-14


California: Advances in On-Farm Water Management – Video   8-14




Drought Outlook Seasonal – Sep., Oct., Nov.   8-16


Drought Monitor Weekly: Some Wet Spots but Mostly Dry   8-16


Wheat Production: Drought Takes Toll on EU and Australian Crops   8-14


Texas: Zavala County Designated Natural Disaster Area for Drought   8-13


Kansas: 8 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought   8-13


Oklahoma: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas for Drought   8-13


Missouri: 25 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought   8-13


Iowa: Davis County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Drought   8-1




Michigan-Based Tillerman Seeds Makes Second Acquisition   8-13



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Minnesota: Fall Manure Applications – 8 Things to Keep in Mind   8-16


Cover Crops: Cereal Rye – Weighing the Costs vs. Benefits   8-15


Corn | Soybeans


Mississippi: Soybean Looper Management – Podcast   8-17


Minnesota Soybeans: Farmers Asked for Assistance with Sudden Death Syndrome Samples   8-17


Minnesota Corn: Living Mulch – Kura Clover Improves Yields, Reduces Nitrogen Input   8-17


Midwest Corn, Soy: DTN’s Digital Crop Yield Tour Begins   8-15


Kentucky Corn: Current Yield Prediction Might Be High   8-15


Arkansas: Soybean College Focuses on Importance of Identification   8-14


Nebraska: How to Schedule Your Final Irrigation Rounds   8-13


Mississippi Soybeans: How To Gain The Best Head Start With Desiccants   8-14


Iowa Soybeans: Frogeye Leaf Spot Making an Appearance   8-13


Corn, Soybeans: Large Yield Forecasts Hurt Price Prospects   8-13


Nebraska: Drought-Stressed Corn – A Feed Opportunity   8-13


Nebraska Soybeans: Scouting for Stem Borer Damage   8-13




South Carolina: Check For Stink Bugs In Cotton, Worms In Beans   8-17


Mississippi Cotton: 3 Upcoming Defoliation Training Sessions   8-17


Tennessee Cotton: Increased Reports of Boll Cavitation   8-17


Arkansas Cotton: Insecticide Termination Rules   8-17


Sawyer on Crops: Cotton Diseases – Target Spot and Areolate Mildew – Podcast   8-16


Georgia Cotton: Think of Beneficials Before Spraying   8-16


Mississippi Cotton: Irrigation Termination   8-13


Georgia Cotton: Fight for Square Retention   8-16


Northern Alabama: Shallow Hardpan Robbing Growers of Yields, Profits   8-14


Tennessee: Cotton Tour Field Day, Jackson, Sept. 5


Peanuts | Pecans


Fruit, Nut Tariffs Estimated to Cost $3.4 Bln Annually   8-15


Arkansas Peanuts: Late Season Irrigation Scheduling and Pod Rots   8-17




Mississippi: Rice Approaches Harvest with Increases Over 2017   8-17


Mississippi: Rice Research – What’s in the Works? – Podcast   8-17


Louisiana Rice: Yields Still Great But Slip A Bit   8-16


Rice: Interest In Provisia System Draws Crowd For Horizon Ag Field Day   8-15


Arkansas Row Rice: Insect Problems Emerge as Acreage Increases   8-13


Arkansas: Stuttgart Rice Field Day Draws Over 500   8-13




Kansas Wheat: Evaluating Performance, Making Variety Selections for 2019   8-17


Oklahoma Winter Wheat: Planting Date and Seeding Rate Considerations   8-15




Cotton Outlook: U.S. Product Trade Rising in 2018   8-16


Rice Outlook: U.S. 2018/19 Crop Forecast Lowered 1%   8-16


Oil Crops Outlook: Higher U.S. Soybean Yields Swell Crop Supplies   8-16


Wheat Outlook: Global Production Down Sharply ; U.S. Exports Lifted   8-16


Global Markets: Cotton – Highest U.S. Exports in Over a Decade   8-14


Global Markets: Corn – Ukraine’s Exports Trend Up   8-14


Global Markets: Rice – Smallest Share of U.S. Imports into Mexico Since Pre-NAFTA   8-14


Global Markets: Wheat – Tightening Supplies Ripple Through Global Commodity Markets   8-14


Global Markets: Oilseeds – Soybean Meal Import Prospects Higher, Weather Damages EU Crops   8-14



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