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Cotton – Southeast – Hurricane Florence – Rain, Wind And Open Cotton – A Bad Mix   9-13


Cotton – Midsouth – Harvest Still Held Hostage By The Weather – AgFax   9-13


Cotton – Southwest – Rain Halts Some Harvest | High Yields Anticipated – AgFax   9-12




Soybean Prices: Yuck – But Look at Corn Futures! – DTN   9-14


USDA Reports: “We’ll See You One and Raise You One” – DTN   9-14


Net Farm Income: 2018 Net Expected to be About Half of 2013 – Commentary   9-12


Ag Trade Aid: USDA’s Calculations for Crop Trade Damage – DTN   9-14


Dossett on Rice: Demand Looks Robust for Futures Market   9-14


USDA Yield Estimate: Soy and Corn – Big Crops Getting Bigger – DTN   9-14


Cleveland On Cotton: Market Still Thrashing Around In 4-Cent Range   9-14


Ag, Ethanol Groups to Trump – We Need Relief Now, Not Later – DTN   9-14


DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Strong International Market, Good Fall Demand   9-11


Iowa: Soybean Gall Midge Showing Up in 18 Counties – DTN   9-12


Ag Law in the Field: The Importance of End of Life Planning – Podcast   9-10




Drought Monitor Weekly: Lots of Rains; Far West Stays Dry   9-14


Texas: Be Prepared for Flooding, High Winds   9-14


Moving Grain: Barge Traffic Up; Railroads Prepare for Florence   9-14


North Carolina Cotton: How Will Hurricane Florence Affect Defoliation?   9-10


Farm Safety: Extracting Farm Machinery from Muddy Fields   9-13


Tobacco: How to Handle the Hurricane   9-13


Virginia Cotton: Florence Tracking Away From Virginia, But Rainy Days Ahead   9-12


Virginia Cotton: Plenty of Bolls Open – Hurricane Florence and Defoliation Decisions   9-12




California Almonds: Postharvest Nitrogen Management   9-14


California Pistachios: Free Online Tool Helps Predict Yields   9-11




Mississippi: Post-Harvest Field Management – Weeds, Fall Fertilization – Podcast   9-14


Michigan Weeds: Resistant, Yes or No? Submit Seeds to MSU Diagnostic Services   9-14


Weed Management: Reducing Seed Movement During Harvest   9-10




U.S. Farm Trade Damage Estimate Calculations – USDA Website   9-14


Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   9-14     


Shurley on Cotton: Hurricane Florence Impacts; Early Fall Pre-Harvest Outlook   9-14


Rice Market: Buyers and Sellers Playing Tug of War   9-14


USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   9-14


USDA Crop Production: Corn, Cotton, Soybeans All Up from Aug. Forecast   9-12


Illinois Corn, Soybeans: 2018 Gross Revenue Depends on Yields, Pre-Harvest Hedging   9-12


Cotton: Market Reports, Demand and Weather’s Influence on Price Movement   9-10


World Rough Rice Prices Unchanged   9-12


USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   9-11




Ethanol Demand Destruction and Small Refinery Exemptions   9-14


Americot Announces New Hires In Texas Market   9-13


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Cotton Outlook: Global Production Slightly Lower in 2018   9-14


Oil Crops Outlook: Soybean Production Soars on Record Yield, Acreage   9-14


Cotton Outlook: Global Production Slightly Lower in 2018   9-14


Rice Outlook: U.S. Crop Forecast Raised 4%   9-14


Wheat Outlook: Global Production Raised  9-14


Global Markets: Soybeans – Share of Brazil’s Exports to China Spikes in August   9-12


Global Markets: Corn – EU Imports to Rise Even Higher   9-12


Global Markets: Cotton – U.S. Drives Ag Export Growth in Southeast Asia   9-12


Global Markets: Rice – Venezuelan Purchases Up, Mostly Sourced from Brazil   9-12


Global Markets: Wheat – Australian Exports Forecast Lowest in a Decade   9-12




WASDE Cotton: Increased U.S. Production, Exports, Ending Stocks   9-12


WASDE Oilseeds: Record High Domestic Soybean Production   9-12


WASDE Rice: Higher U.S. Production Offsets Lower Beginning Stocks   9-12


WASDE Coarse Grains: Higher U.S. Corn Production Offsets Increased Demand   9-12


WASDE Wheat: Global Stocks Raised   9-12



Soybean harvest in Georgia.

Photo: Andrew Sawyer




Michigan: Why Soil Test in the Fall? 5 Reasons.   9-14


Farm Safety: Understanding Grain Bin Hazards – Videos   9-13


Michigan: Irrigate Cover Crops for Better Emergence   9-14


Corn and Soybeans


Nebraska Corn: Why are Corn Kernels Germinating on the Ear?   9-14


Georgia Soybeans: Harvest Begins; When to Terminate Irrigation in Late Fields?   9-14


Tennessee Soybeans: Don’t Stop Scouting – Podcast   9-12


Kentucky Corn: Impact of July, Aug. Weather on Yields   9-14


Arkansas Soybeans: Cash in on Free Nematode Sampling   9-14


Minnesota Corn: Evaluating Fertilizer Purchase Decisions – 5 FAQs   9-14


Iowa Corn: Tar Spot Samples Needed for Research   9-12


Pennsylvania Corn: Sprouting in the Ear – What Should You Do?   9-13


Kentucky Corn: Late Season Flooding – What Can We Expect?   9-12


Pennsylvania Soybeans: Scouting for White Mold   9-13


Arkansas Soybeans: Weak Basis Levels and Storage Considerations   9-11


Soybeans: How Have Exports Fared Since the Onset of Tariffs?   9-10


Virginia Soybeans: When You Can Safely Stop Spraying?   9-10


Mississippi Soybeans: Southern Blight – A Sudden Death Syndrome Look Alike   9-10


Mississippi Soybeans: The Disease Triangle In Action   9-9


Nebraska: Double Cropping Pulses with Short-Season Crops   9-8


Texas Corn: Bt Toxin and Corn Rootworm Resistance – Diminished Value is Still Value   9-8




Texas West Plains: Grain Sorghum, Peanuts, Cotton – 2 Videos   9-14


Georgia Cotton: Whitefly Pressure a Concern for Late Planted Crops   9-13


Texas Cotton: New Race of Fusarium Wilt – How to Limit Spreading   9-12


Arkansas: Gordon Prompts Accelerated Rice Harvest; Cotton Boll Rot Fret   9-11               


Tennessee: 5 Generic Base/Seed Cotton Program Meetings, Oct. 29-31  


Sweet Potatoes


Mississippi Sweet Potatoes: How Will Flooding Affect Crops? – Podcast   9-10


Peanuts | Pecans


Georgia Pecans: Mites Are Present, Should You Treat?   9-14


Georgia Peanuts: Farmers Considering Early Harvest   9-13


Virginia Peanuts: Harvest Coming Sooner Than Expected   9-11




Arkansas: Gordon Prompts Accelerated Rice Harvest; Cotton Boll Rot Fret   9-11




Tobacco: Auction Sales Improve, but Not Much   9-10




Texas Rolling Plains Wheat: Double-Cropping, Longer-Term Cover Crop Options   9-14


Mississippi Wheat: Suggested Variety Short List   9-14


Midwest Spring Wheat: Decent Harvest – What About Ergot? – DTN   9-12


Texas Wheat: Extension Variety Picks for 2018-19   9-12



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