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

  

AgFax ENEWS

 

Smart Sprayers Getting Smarter, Australia’s Evolving Resistance Program – AgFax Weed Solutions   12-3

 

EDITOR'S PICKS

 

China Fixing to Buy US Soybeans – DTN   12-5

 

Commodity Markets: Do We Need More Futures Contracts?   12-3

 

Corn, Soybean Marketing: What Should You Do Differently in 2019? – DTN   12-7

 

DTN Fertilizer Trends: Prices Continue to Rise   12-6

 

Beige Book Observations on the Ag Economy, Nov. – Federal Reserve   12-6

 

Cleveland on Cotton: Tariffs Still the Big Question Mark   12-7

 

Farmers’ Sentiment Steady, Lack of a Farm Bill a Concern – Ag Barometer   12-4

 

DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Global Nitrogen Market Faces 2-3 Year Deficit   12-7

 

Group Decries USDA’s Shifting Economic Research Functions Into Policy Realm   12-4

 

Ram Trucks Adds Ag-Related Incentives On Truck Purchases   11-30

 

FARM TAXES

 

Farm Taxes: Tips for Fixing Quicken Mistakes Quickly  12-3

 

Farm Taxes: 5 Things to Do ASAP, Plus Old Strategies that No Longer Work   12-3

 

Farm Taxes: Charitable Giving – Standard Deduction Has Changed – DTN   12-1

  
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THE WEST

 

California Almonds: Pruning – Heading vs. Thinning Cuts   12-6

 

California: Almond Board Fueling Innovation with $6.8Mln Research Investment   12-4

 

California Herbicide Resistance – 6 Questions On How It Compares To South, Midwest   12-4

 

WEEDS

 

Weed Management: Using Effective Herbicide Groups   12-4

 

Eliminating Resistant Weed Seed At Harvest – Aussies Make Huge Push – AgFax   12-1

 

“Smart” Sprayer Shows Promise In 2018 – Less Herbicide, Less Movement – AgFax   12-1

 

MONEY

 

Net Farm Income Forecast – How Accurate Is USDA?   12-6

 

Ag Economy: What Does 2018 Farm Income Forecast Look Like as of Nov.   12-4

 

MARKETS  

 

Ag Trade: New NAFTA Signed, China to Buy More U.S. Ag   12-3

 

Rice: Louisiana Crop Consultant Receives USA Rice Award 12-7

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   12-7

 

World Rough Rice Prices Unchanged   12-6

 

Moving Grain: Vessel Loading Activity Remains Strong   12-6

 

Chinese Pork Under Pressure – DTN   12-5

 

Wheat: 2019 a Year of Marketing Opportunities, Says Economist   12-6

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   12-4

 

Trade Talks Rally Markets at Least for Now – DTN   12-4

 

Brazil Biodiesel Industry is Expanding – DTN   12-3

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   12-7

 

Livestock: Will Pork Industry Have a Better 2019?   12-3

 

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OTHER NEWS

 

Kansas: K-State Crops Team Wins National Contest   12-7

 

Diesel, Gasoline Prices Continue Decline   12-6

 

Georgia: Frequently Asked Questions About the GATE Program   12-6

 

New Ag Book: The Fault Lines of Farm Policy   12-7

 

Texas A&M Agrigenomics Lab Receives Sponsored Support from PerkinElmer   12-5

 

USDA Announces Peanut Standards Board Appointments   12-4

 

Cotton: Gin Out Plant Growth Regulator Joins 2019 Phytogen Residual Rewards   12-4

 

Mississippi Row Crop Short Course – Where It Came From, Where It’s Going – Podcast   12-3

 

Brazilian Digital Ag Company to Set Up Near Purdue, Create Over 300 Jobs   12-3

  

FARM BILL | CROP INSURANCE

 

Farm Bill: How Does New PLC Protection Hold Up?   12-5

 

PECAN PRICES

 

Oklahoma Pecan Prices: Moderate Demand as Harvest Wraps Up   12-6

 

Texas Pecan Prices: Deliveries Remain Light, Demand Strong   12-6

 

Western Region Pecan Prices: Active Buying Interest, Variable Quality   12-6

 

Louisiana Pecan Prices: Lower with Lower Percentage Yields   12-6

 

Georgia Pecan Prices: Accumulators, Shellers Cutting Back on Hours   12-6

 

WEATHER and CROPS

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Storms Drench Most of Country   12-7

 

WILDLIFE

 

Texas Wild Pigs: Report Sightings, Activity with New Online Tool  12-3

 

Mississippi: Wildlife Group Wants Ban on Supplemental Deer Feeding   12-4

 

Outdoors: Deer Communicate with Sense, Scents   12-3

 

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

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CROPS IN THE FIELD

 

Georgia: Pesticide Training Program Has Lowered Drift Complaints   12-7

 

Corn and Soybeans

 

Soybeans: Lower Quality Seed for 2019 – Check Your Germination Rates – DTN   12-7

 

Tennessee Soybeans: Free Soil Screenings for Nematode Pathogens – Podcast   12-7

 

Tennessee Soybeans: 2018 Variety Test Preliminary Results   12-7

 

Michigan Corn: Mid-Season Nitrogen – How Much Do You Need?   12-7

 

Iowa Soybeans: Should You Use a Fungicidal Seed Treatment on Low-Quality Seed?   12-7

 

Indiana Corn: How Effective Are Sulfur Applications at Boosting Yields?   12-7

 

Biostimulants – What Are They and Do They Work?   12-6

 

Soybean Gall Midge, A New One Emerges – DTN   12-5

 

Minnesota: Nutrient Management – On-Farm Research, The Basics and Beyond – Podcast   12-4

 

Ohio: Corn Variety Regional Performance Test Results   12-4

 

Indiana: Purdue Crop Performance Program Trial Results Published​​   12-3

 

Cotton

 

North Carolina Cotton: On-Farm Fiber Quality Results for 2018   12-7

 

PhytoGen Releases Full Enlist Portfolio for 2019   12-7

 

Sugarcane

 

Sugarcane: Maximizing Yields with Multispectral Imaging Technologies   12-4

 

Tobacco

 

Carolinas Tobacco, Sweet Potatoes: Aggressive Nematodes – New Research   12-5

 

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