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

  

EDITOR'S PICKS  

 

Dicamba: States Scramble to Get a Grip – DTN   11-9

 

Georgia Farmers Need Financial Relief Immediately, Says Ag Economist   11-9

 

Soybeans and Trade: China Finding Bean Supply Elsewhere – DTN   11-7

 

California Cotton: Pink Bollworm Eradicated After 50 Years 11-6

 

Ag Trade: Effects of Tariffs Ripple Beyond Exports  11-6

 

China’s Got Way More Corn Than Anyone Thought – DTN   11-9

 

Cleveland on Cotton: Tariff Impact; Non-U.S. Cotton Products Still Coming   11-9

 

Soybean Market: Brazil’s New Pres. May Be Asset to U.S.-China Trade Deal – DTN   11-6

 

Soybeans: Seed Quality Issues In 2018 – Unraveling A Critical Issue   11-6

 

Producer Sentiment Rebounds in October - Ag Economy Barometer  11-6

 

Diesel, Gas Prices Decline; Propane Stocks at Average Levels   11-7

 

Farm Bill: The “Won’t Work” List Versus Supply Management – Commentary   11-7

 

THE WEST

 

California: David Doll to Leave UC Extension   11-9

 

California Walnuts: Autumn Weed Control Options   11-7

  
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MARKETS | MONEY | TRADE | FARM BILL

 

Rice Market: WASDE Holds No Surprises, Could Be Worse   11-9

 

Farm Bill Wrap-Up is Priority with Lame Duck Congress – DTN   11-8

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   11-9

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   11-9

 

Moving Grain: Slower Barge Tonnage Pace Drags Down Freight Rates   11-8

 

Ag Trade: U.S. Exports Up From a Year Ago; Tariffs Dim Soybean Prospects   11-8

 

Corn, Soy Prices Down; Trade Gap Grows: Short on Optimism  11-7

 

Soybean Marketing Videos Available from North Dakota State University   11-7

 

Illinois: Crop Insurance – Soybean Harvest Prices Lowest Since 2006   11-7

 

World Rough Rice Prices Decline   11-7

 

U.S. Soybeans: Containerized Shipping Could Reach New Markets   11-5

 

Biodiesel: U.S. Exports Up 90% from a Year Ago – DTN   11-5

 

SCROLL DOWN FOR WASDE - USDA REPORTS

 

WEEDS

 

Dicamba: States’ Ability to Add More Restrictions is Fading – DTN   11-5

 

Dicamba Movement – pH Potentially Plays A Role   11-8

 

Ohio, Illinois: Fleshing Out the New Dicamba Label  11-7

 

Midwest: Herbicide Resistance and Weed Management – New Online Course   11-6

 

Texas: Herbicide Options for Killing Cotton Around Gin Yards   11-6

 

PECAN PRICES

 

Georgia Pecans: Struggling with Low Market Prices   11-9

 

Georgia Pecans: Prices Higher for Top Quality Nuts; Door Sales Slow   11-9

 

Oklahoma Pecan Prices: Harvest Off to Slow Start   11-7

 

Texas Pecan Prices: Demand Good as Harvest Ramps Up   11-7

 

Louisiana Pecan Prices: Rains Creating Delivery Issues   11-7

 

OTHER NEWS

 

Ohio River: New Olmstead Locks and Dams Will be Paid Off in 4 Years – DTN   11-7

 

Mississippi Bureau of Plant Industries – How’s It Set Up, What’s It Do? – Podcast   11-7

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WEATHER and CROPS

 

North Dakota: Rolette County Designated Natural Disaster from   11-9

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Southwest Improves, Northern California Worsens   11-8

 

Pecans: Impact of Hurricane Wind on Trees Depends on Variety   11-5

 

Illinois Weather: Bone-Chilling Changes in October   11-6

 

Florida: Post-Hurricane, 4 Steps to Take in Reporting Damage   11-5

 

Michigan: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas   11-5

 

EVENTS UPDATE Click here for a complete list of upcoming events.

 

CROPS IN THE FIELD

 

Texas: Get the Most from Your Soil Test Dollars – 8 Considerations   11-7

 

Cornbelt: Reducing Nutrient Loss – Understanding the Variables   11-5

 

Nebraska: Panhandle Center Tests New Subsurface Drip Irrigation System   11-5

 

Corn and Soybeans

 

No-Till Corn: Study Focuses on Profitability of Enhanced Efficiency Urea Fertilizers   11-9

 

Illinois Soybeans: Too Wet to Sample for SCN? Spring Is Still an Option.   11-9

 

Michigan Corn: Tar Spot Is Impacting Yields, Causing Stalk Lodging   11-7

 

Iowa Soybeans: Fewer, More Diverse Choices of SCN-Resistant Varieties in 2019   11-7

 

Kentucky Soybeans: Green Stem Syndrome – What Causes It?   11-7

 

Missouri Soybeans: Late Season Disease, Seed Quality Concerns   11-6

 

Soybean Acres to Drop in 2019 Says USDA   11-6

 

Ohio: Soybean Cyst Nematodes – Fall Is the Time for Sampling   11-6

 

Ohio Corn: Variable Rate Seeding Considerations   11-6

 

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: How Were Diseases in 2018?   11-5

 

Nebraska Soybeans: Does a Late Season N Application Increase Yield, Profit?   11-5

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Cotton

 

Louisiana Cotton: Harvest Yields Mixed Reactions   11-9

 

Texas Cotton: Figuring Out Herbicidal Stalk Destruction With New Seed Technologies   11-8

 

Texas Cotton, Sorghum: Insecticidal Virus Products – What are the Facts?   11-8

 

Peanuts

 

Arkansas: Peanut Harvest Seeing Same Slow Progress as Other Crops   11-9

 

Sorghum

 

Louisiana Sorghum: Extension Urges Growers to Give It a 2nd Try   11-8

 

Rice

 

Texas Upper Coast: Rice Planthopper Found in Ratoon Rice   11-5

 

Tobacco

 

Tobacco: Flue-Cured Market Coming to an End   11-7

 

Tree Crops

 

Virginia: Chestnuts Make A Comeback   11-7

 

Wheat

 

Mississippi Wheat: Frequent Rain Limiting Acreage   11-9

 

Texas High Plains: Wheat Rust Showing Up, Treatment Not Recommended   11-8

 

WASDE | USDA

 

Global Markets: Grains – Chinese Stocks Swell on Production Revisions   11-9

 

Global Markets: Oilseeds – Chinese Soybean Imports Lowered   11-9

 

Global Markets: Cotton – Lower Stocks, Higher Consumption, Production Since Outlook Forum Forecast   11-9

 

WASDE Cotton: Reduced Domestic Production, Demand, Stocks   11-8

 

WASDE Oil Crops: Reduced Domestic Soybean Production, Exports, Higher Stocks   11-8

 

WASDE Rice: Reduced U.S. Exports, Higher Stocks   11-8

 

WASDE Coarse Grains: Lower U.S. Corn Production, Usage, Stocks   11-8

 

WASDE Wheat: Domestic Stocks Lowered on Higher Demand   11-8

 

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