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

  

 

AgFax ENEWS

 

Cotton – Midsouth – Picking Starts - Hurricane Roll in - AgFax  9-7

 

Cotton – Southeast – Defoliation Starts But Then Stalls Ahead of Hurricane - AgFax  9-7

 

Cotton – Southwest – Clean Fields - Gins Up, Running - Kansas is Cotton Happy – AgFax   9-5

 

 


Bee in the corn field. @baldpathologist
Photo: Tom Allen, Mississippi State University

 

EDITOR'S PICKS

 

Farm Trade Aid: Signup Starts – 5 Midwest States to Get 45% Share – DTN   9-5

 

U.S. Ag – Where Do We Fit? NAFTA, Brazil Competition, China – Listen Up   9-2

 

Ag Tax: Proposed “Grain Glitch” Section Gives Landlords Pause To Think – DTN   9-7

 

Drying Grain? Latest On Propane Inventories By Region – DTN   9-7

 

China Tariffs: Seed Association Requests Exemption From The List   9-7

 

Corn Weekly Outlook: Will the 2018 Corn Crop Get Smaller? – Video   9-4

 

Immigrant Workers Fill the Need When Farm Labor is Scarce – DTN   9-7

 

Illinois Corn and Soybeans – Will the August 1 Crop Yield Predictions Hold Up?   9-7

 

Family Farm: Law Equalizes Property Sale in Iowa, 10 Other States – DTN   9-5

 

Farmers’ Outlook Improves In August But Still Lags Spring Optimism – Ag Barometer   9-4

 

WEEDS

 

Arkansas: Ramping Up Australian Weed Seed Destructor Tests – Video   9-4

 

Nebraska Winter Wheat: Fall Strategies for Weed Control   9-2

 

MARKETS | MONEY

 

Cleveland On Cotton: Whipsaw Price Swings Linger   9-7  

 

U.S. Crop Exports – Low Price Policies are a Fool’s Errand – Commentary   9-5

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review   9-7

 

USDA Peanut Price Highlights   9-7 

 


Beneficial friends in the field.
Photo: ©Debra L Ferguson

 

OTHER NEWS

 

Conservation Practices – Long-Term Value, Farmers Bear the Cost – DTN   9-7s

 

Illinois Corn and Soy: Record High Yields Projected for 2018 – Overconfident?   9-6

 

Texas A&M: Longtime Ag Writer Retires   9-6

 

Farm Labor Shortage: How to Qualify for H-2A Immigrant Employees – DTN   9-7

 

North Carolina Cotton: Plastic Contamination Video – Reputations At Stake   9-7

 

Rice Research: University of Arkansas Scientist’s Gene Editing Recognized Internationally   9-7

 

Texas: Gill Appointed Interim Associate Dean, Texas A&M   9-3

 

 

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Dragonfly in the cotton field.
Photo: Kate Harrell, Texas A&M
  

IN THE FIELD

 

Grain Yield Monitor Calibration: Garbage In, Garbage Out   9-7

 

Texas: Bt (GM) Crop Resistance – Corn Rootworm, Corn Earworm, Cotton Bollworm   9-6

 

Minnesota: Fall Fertilizer Decisions – DTN   9-5

 

Corn and Soybeans

 

Louisiana Soybeans: Where Nickel (The Nutrient) Fits Into Fertility   9-7

 

Mississippi Corn: Crop Mostly Dodges The Bullet With Gordon   9-7

 

Midwest Corn: Stalk Rot and Nitrogen Loss, Try the Pinch Test – DTN   9-6

 

South Carolina: Soybean Insects – That’s The Focus Now   9-7

 

Tennessee Soybeans: Special Disease, Nematode Screening Available – Podcast   9-6

 

Texas: Bt (GM) Crop Resistance – Corn Rootworm, Corn Earworm, Cotton Bollworm   9-6

 

Illinois Grain: Will August 1 Crop Yield Predictions Hold Up?   9-5

 

Ohio Soybeans: Early Yellowing in Some Fields   9-5

 

South Dakota Corn: Ear Rots – How To Deal With Them At Harvest   9-4

 

Michigan Corn: Site-Specific Nitrogen Management – 3 Factors Affect Levels   9-2

 

Cotton and Sorghum

 

Sawyer On Crops: Cotton Defoliation – Dealing With Thidiazuron Shortage – Podcast   9-7

 

Georgia Cotton: Thidiazuron Supplies Possibly Short – 6 Ways To Cope At Defoliation   9-6

 

Texas: Bt (GM) Crop Resistance – Corn Rootworm, Corn Earworm, Cotton Bollworm   9-6

 

Georgia Cotton: 7 Disease/Nematode Issues – Preparing For 2019   9-6

 

Georgia Cotton: When To Pull Back On Pest Management   9-6

 

Arkansas Cotton: Finish Line is Close – Harvest Aid Update   9-5

 

Mississippi Cotton: Updated 2018 Defoliation Guide   9-3

 

Virginia Cotton: Doing the Cotton Walk – Estimating Yields   9-3

 

Pecans

 

Sawyer on Crops: Scout Pecans Now for Scorch Mites – Podcast   8-31

 

Rice

 

Arkansas Rice: Timing Harvest Aids On Hybrids – Cut Quickly   9-7

 

Arkansas Rice: Hurricane Gordon – It Could Have Been Worse  9-7

  

Arkansas Rice: Good News Bad News And Lingering Questions   9-3

 

Wheat

 

Nebraska Winter Wheat: Fall Strategies for Weed Control   9-2

 

 


 

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