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Editor: Debra L. Ferguson
Associate Editor: Ernst Undesser
Circulation Manager:
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EDITOR'S PICKS

 

Dicamba: EPA Extends OTT Label For 2 Years, Rolls Out New Requirements   10-31

 

Midwest Fall Fertilizer: Tip 1 – Don’t Jump the Gun – DTN   11-2

 

Dicamba Label Revision: Sorting Out The Implications   11-1

 

Georgia Cotton: Economists Estimate $600 Mln in Damage from Michael   11-1

 

Ag Trade Tariffs Overwhelm Gains from the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement – DTN   11-2

 

Dossett on Rice: Texas Needs Rain Break; Futures Promising   11-2

 

Neonic Seed Treatments: Canadian Farmers Struggle with a Phase Out – DTN   11-1

 

Cleveland on Cotton: Finding a Sustainable Market is the Issue   11-2

 

Hubbs on Grain: What Will Acreage Look Like in 2019?   10-30

 

Farm Equipment: Steel Tariffs, Low Farm Income – Finding the Balance – DTN   11-1

 

Rural Medical Emergencies: Helicopter Air-Ambulance Can Mean Life or Death – DTN   10-29

 

Peanuts: Argentina Expects Big Acreage Decline   10-29

 

MARKETS | MONEY | TRADE

 

Soybean Market: Bearish Times? A Contrarian’s Checklist – DTN   10-30

 

Wheat Market Highlights – Global Production Shortfall, Record Consumption   11-1

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   11-2

 

Soy – Edamame: 70% Imported from China – U.S. Researchers Working on U.S. Bean   11-1

  

Ag Trade: Additional U.S. Tariffs Possible; Markets Absorb Impacts   11-1

 

Illinois: What Could Change the 2019 Corn, Soy Return Outlook?   10-31

 

Rice Market: Slow to Move – Slow to Change   11-2

 

ELS Cotton Competitive Payment Rate Is Zero   11-1

  

Crop Market Explorations: USDA Crop Baseline Projections – ERS   10-30

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Rice: 2017 PLC Payment Rates Announced   11-1

 

Moving Grain: Funding for Water Infrastructure Programs Approved   11-1

 

Rough Rice Prices Remain Unchanged   10-31

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   10-30

 

Ag Trade: Tariff Disruptions Persist, Talks with China Uncertain   10-29

 

Indiana: Crop Share Net Returns vs. 2 Flexible Cash Leases   10-29

 

INDUSTRY NEWS

 

Corteva Agriscience’s Board Of Directors Named   11-1

 

Farmer Health Insurance: Land O’Lakes Launches Coverage In Minnesota, Nebraska   11-1

 

The Seam Partners with Tech Hiring, Training Company   10-29

 

WEEDS

 

Tennessee: Roundup Ready Soybean Response to Dicamba Exposure   11-2

 

Cornbelt: Milkweeds, Monarchs, and Crop Production   11-2

 

Pennsylvania: Late Year Weed Control   11-2

 

Nebraska: Fall Burndown Options for Controlling Winter Annuals in Wheat   10-29

 

Nebraska: Atrazine Resistance in Waterhemp – Researchers Investigate   10-29

 

DDG

 

DDG Weekly: Spot Prices Unchanged, Indonesian Demand Remains Steady – DTN   10-29

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WEATHER and CROPS

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Virtually No Degradation Except for Florida   11-1

  

Texas: Extreme Weather Events Are the New Norm   11-2

 

U.S. Drought Outlook Monthly – November   10-31

 

Georgia: Wilcox County – Damage Estimates to Pecans, Cotton, Peanuts   10-31

 

Southwest Georgia Farmers Pick Themselves Up, Trudge Ahead   10-31

 

Florida Panhandle: Drones Used to Assess Hurricane Michael Damage   10-30

 

LIVESTOCK

 

Livestock: Methane Digesters – New Growth for Renewable Energy in Agriculture – DTN   11-1

 

Sawyer on Crops: Livestock, Pasture Issues from Michael – Podcast   11-2

 

Nebraska: Can Damaged or Discolored Soybeans Be Used as Cattle Feed?   10-29

 

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CROPS IN THE FIELD

 

DTN Fertilizer: Prices Rising; French Co. Finds Use for Insect Excrement   10-31

 

Pennsylvania Cover Crops: Still Time to Plant   11-2

 

Grain Bin Safety: 11 Steps to Avoid Accidents   11-2

 

South Carolina: Cover Crops Improve Soil Health, Increase Bottom Line   11-1

  

Cotton Bollworm Resistance to Bt on the Rise in China – New Study   10-31

 

Tennessee: Time to Test the Soil – Podcast   10-31

 

Illinois: Fall Fertilization – Be Aware of Costs While Covering Nutrient Basics   10-30

 

Minnesota: Tips for Fall Fertilizer Applications – Podcast   10-29

 

Texas: Multiple Online Ag CEU Courses Offered in Nov.   10-29

 

Corn and Soybeans

 

Michigan Soybeans: Drying and Storing Wet Beans   11-2

 

Tennessee: Corn Checkoff Vote – Nov. 28-29   11-2

 

Michigan Soybeans: Recommendations for a Late Harvest   11-2

 

Illinois Soybeans: Late Season Stem Discoloration – What Caused It?   11-2

 

Virginia Soybeans: Variety Selection – What Maturity Is Best?   11-2

 

Minnesota Soybeans: Regional Variety Yield Results Available   10-31

 

Iowa: Do You Need to Till This Fall?   10-30

 

Georgia Soybeans: For Seed Crops – Can Paraquat Be Used a Harvest Aid?   10-30

 

Minnesota: Reduce Your Chances for Volunteer Corn Next Season   10-30

 

Mississippi Soybeans: Varietal Response to Advanced Weathering   10-29

 

Soybeans: Sporebuster App Helps with White Mold Fungicide Decisions   10-29

 

Nebraska Soybeans: Crop Insurance May Soften the Blow of Low Quality   10-29

 

Citrus

 

Louisiana Citrus: Early, Sweet Crop Despite Cold Winter   11-1

  

Louisiana Citrus: Disease, Insects Causing Concern for Growers   10-31

 

Cotton

 

North Carolina Cotton: EPA Clears Dicamba OTT – With Stipulations   11-1

 

Virginia Cotton: Late Defoliation – Patience Required; 2019 Varieties   10-30

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Peanuts | Pecans

 

Georgia Pecan Prices: Growers Holding a Wait and See Approach   11-2

 

Louisiana Pecan Prices: Light Offerings; Short Crop Expected   10-31

 

Georgia Pecan Prices: Domestic Trade Picking Up, Exports Coming Into View   10-31

 

Mississippi Pecans: Yields Decline, but Future Looks Promising   11-2

 

Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer Award – Nominations Now Open   11-2

 

Peanut Stocks: Utilization Down 2%; 2.6 Bln Pounds in Storage   10-30

 

Rice

 

Texas Rice: Endigo ZC Gets EPA Crisis Exemption to Control Planthopper   11-2

 

Webinar: New Rice Breeding Tech – CRISPR Gene Editing, Nov. 1   10-29

 


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