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

  

FUTURE CHRISTMAS LIST

 

All-Electric Pickup Truck - Zero to 60 in 2.8 Seconds 11-28

 

Driverless Tractors are Closer Than You Think – DTN   11-26

 

EDITOR'S PICKS

 

Dicamba-Tolerant Seed and Herbicide Future Rests on Court Decision – DTN   11-28

 

Farm Bill: House Ag Committee Agreement Reached “in Principle” – DTN   11-30

 

Hubbs on Grain: Corn Consumption Still Up Even with USDA Projections 11-26

 

Cleveland on Cotton: Demand Factors Weaker; Cotton Belt Waterlogged   11-30

 

U.S. House Tax Package is Jam-Packed, Includes Biodiesel Tax Credit – DTN   11-29

 

Corn, Soybeans: Do Growing Season Yield Changes Impact Prices Too Much?   11-23

 

Trade-Aid: Congressman Wants Payments on Planted Acres Not Harvested Acres – DTN   11-29

 

Yield Decline Projected for 6 Major Crops – National Climate Assessment – DTN   11-27

 

Midwest Corn: Genetically Engineered Seeds May Help Offset Climate Change   11-26

 

Soybean Trade: China Tariffs Not the Only Thing Holding U.S. Back – DTN   11-26

 

Soybean Oil Missing from FDA’s Boost of High Oleic Oil Health Claims – DTN   11-25

 

FARM TAXES

 

Farm Taxes: Net Operating Losses No Longer Offset Profits in Future Years - DTN 11-20

 

Farm Taxes: Good Time to Get Out of Your C-Corp with Less Penalties – DTN   11-23

 

Farm Taxes: Equipment Trade-Ins – Navigating State vs. Federal Rules – DTN   11-21

  
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THE WEST

 

California Walnuts: “Concerning” – Pacific Flatheaded Borer Activity   11-19

 

California: Italian Ryegrass Resistant to Multiple Herbicides   11-27

 

California: New or Beginning Farmers Given Educational Opportunity in Salinas   11-30

 

WEEDS

 

Dicamba: Midwest States Recommend Added Steps To Prevent Movement   11-26

 

Waterhemp’s Metabolic Resistance to Topramezone – What’s the Cause?   11-29

 

Herbicide Resistance Management – Using Multiple Modes of Action   11-28

 

MONEY

 

Farm Finances Stressed: Lenders Helping, But Wary – DTN   11-19

 

Farm Income Keeps Sliding Lower – Ag Credit Survey, Kansas City Fed   11-19

 

Ag Economy: Chapter 12 Bankruptcies on the Rise – Minneapolis Fed   11-21

 

Farm Income, Loan Repayments Down; Farmland Values Mostly Steady – Federal Reserve   11-20

 

MARKETS  

 

Soybean Price Strategy: A Bigger Dice Roll Than Usual – DTN   11-25

 

Rice Market: Overseas Buyers Still Active   11-30

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   11-30

 

Wheat Market: Increased Price Competitiveness Boosts Exports   11-29

 

ELS Cotton Competitive Payment Rate Is Zero   11-29

 

World Rough Rice Prices Unchanged   11-28

 

Kansas: Soy, Corn Prices Down – Looking at Alternative Crops   11-27

 

Trade War – Ag Market Disruptions Persist   11-26

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   11-30

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   11-27

 

Shurley on Cotton: A View of the Boll Game at this Point   11-21

 

Hubbs on Grain: Selling the Soybean Rumor? Trade Negotiations and Prices   11-19

 

Corn Prices: Market History Repeat? Putting the Deja in Déjà vu. – DTN   11-19

 

OTHER NEWS

 

Gas Prices at Last Year’s Levels, Diesel Remains Above Last Year   11-28

 

U.S. Ag Sec. Perdue Kicks Off DTN Ag Summit   11-26

 

Biofuels: Election Makes RFS Reform Unlikely – DTN   11-20

 

Public Funding of Education – It’s Time to Do it Again – Commentary   11-30

 

Biofuel: EPA Allegedly Ready to Freeze Small Refinery Waiver Program – DTN   11-29

 

Ag Production from High Plains Aquifer Worth Over $3Bln per Year   11-28

 

USDA Reorganization: Ag Leaders Call Proposal a ‘Major Disruption of Research’   11-29

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FARM BILL | CROP INSURANCE

 

Crop Insurance: What Can Corn, Soybean Growers Expect in 2019?   11-21

 

Are Input Decisions Affected by Crop Insurance? 11-29

 

Farm Bill Includes Legalizing Industrial Hemp and SNAP Changes – Commentary   11-25

 

PECAN PRICES

 

Texas Pecan Prices: Light Deliveries, High Demand   11-28

 

Western Region Pecan Prices: Harvest in Early Stages, Demand Is Good   11-28

 

Louisiana Pecan Prices: Embryo, Black Rot Concerns   11-28

 

Georgia Pecan Prices: Quality Concerns; Very Slow Sales   11-28

 

WEATHER and CROPS

 

Texas Cotton: High Plains Weather Aids Harvest, ARC/PLC Deadline is Dec. 7   11-30

 

Sawyer on Crops: A Month of Rains Bad for Harvest   11-30

 

Georgia: More Rain, Less Harvest   11-30

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Southern Plains Continue to Dry Out   11-29

 

Florida: County-Level Estimates for Hurricane Michael Ag Losses   11-27

 

Kentucky: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Floods   11-29

 

South Carolina: 10 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricanes   11-29

 

Texas: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Flood   11-29

 

Michigan: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Excessive Rain   11-29

 

Alabama: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricane Michael   11-29

 

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CROPS IN THE FIELD

 

No-Till November – Leaving Stubble to Protect the Soil   11-20

 

Corn and Soybeans

 

Mississippi: Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program Results   11-29

 

Illinois Soybeans: Dectes Stem Borer and Lodged Plants   11-29

 

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Fall Fertilizer Application Outlook   11-28

 

Mississippi Soybeans: Stem Canker Inoculated Variety Trial Evaluations   11-28

 

Nebraska Crop Production Budgets for 2019   11-20

 

Nebraska Corn: Which Bt Traits Do You Need to Buy?   11-20

 

Tennessee: Charcoal Rot – What Is It, How to Screen for It   11-20

 

Texas Bt Corn: Resistance in Rootworms – What Can You Do?   11-19

 

Minnesota Soybeans: 5 Timely Tips for Nutrient Management   11-19

 

Corn: Breeding Traits to Improve Water Use Efficiency   11-19

 

Cotton

 

North Carolina Cotton: On-Farm Variety Trial Yield Data Available   11-27

 

Pecans

 

Georgia Pecans: Where Do We Go From Here?   11-28

 

Rice

 

Louisiana Field Reports: Wrapping Up Ratoon Rice – Quality Concerns   11-26

 

Arkansas Rice: An Interesting Year, Indeed   11-24

 

Texas Rice: Freeze Hits Ratoon; Endigo ZCX; China Rice   11-19

 

Tobacco

 

Tobacco: The Smallest U.S. Burley Crop in History?   11-26

 

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