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

 

Farm Bill Heads to President’s Desk with Strong Congressional Support – DTN   12-14

 

Farm Bill Passes Senate, Includes 11 Major Points – DTN   12-13

 

Dicamba Rules: Patchwork of State Cut-Off Dates Confusing – DTN   12-14

 

Hubbs on Grain: Soybean Export Potential in 2018-19   12-11

 

Trade Aid: White House Delays 2nd Round of Payments – DTN   12-12

 

Soybeans: What States Have Exceptional Yield Trends? 12-12

 

Stamps Farm Fraud Case – New Indictments – DTN   12-11

 

Wheat: Global Production Declines on Weather Problems in Australia, Russia   12-14

 

Family Farm: 4 Key Elements for Successful Transitions - DTN  12-12

 

USDA Reports Summary – Corn, Soybeans Largely Unchanged – DTN   12-12

 

Year End Tax Planning – 13 Points for Ag Producers 12-11

 

Farm Business: Assessing Financial Management Skills   12-11

 

Clean Water Act: Dryland Excluded if New WOTUS Rule Passes – DTN  12-11

 

Upper Mississippi River Barges Head South for Winter – DTN   12-12

 

INDUSTRY

 

PhytoGen Releases Full Enlist Portfolio for 2019 12-7

 

Deltapine Brand Cotton Announces New Class of 19 Cotton Varieties   12-10

  
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MARKETS

 

Rice Market: Final 2018 WASDE Report Increases Medium Grain Exports   12-14

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   12-14

 

Rice: Domestic Production Rising, Imports Decreasing   12-14

 

Shurley on Cotton: The Problems and the Possibilities   12-14

 

Moving Grain: Upper Mississippi River Navigation Season Ends   12-14

 

DDGS, Grains Sales Top $400Mln At 2018 Export Exchange   12-12

 

World Rough Rice Prices Unchanged   12-12

 

Ag Trade: How Were U.S. Exports in 2018?   12-11

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   12-11

 

Thompson on Cotton: Trade Uncertainties Make for Wild Market Ride   12-10

 

OTHER NEWS

 

Biofuels to House: Octane Idea a Dud – DTN   12-14

 

Gas Prices Drop Below Last Year’s Levels, Diesel Still a Quarter Higher   12-12  

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FERTILIZER

 

DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Domestic Prices Lower in Short-Term   12-14

 

DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Global Phosphorus Faces Supply Issues   12-11

 

Global Potash Demand is Changing – DTN   12-14

  

THE WEST

 

California Almonds: What Is the Proper Way to Prune a Tree?   12-14

 

PECAN PRICES

 

Georgia Pecans: Growers Must Adapt to An Evolving Industry   12-14

 

Oklahoma Pecan Prices: Harvest Mostly Complete, Extremely Light Deliveries   12-14

 

Texas Pecan Prices: Mostly Steady with Good Demand   12-14

 

Western Regions Pecan Prices: Down on Variable Quality   12-14

 

Louisiana Pecan Prices: Quality, Yield Concerns Keeping Prices Low   12-14

 

Georgia Pecan Prices: Active Demand but Low Volume   12-14

 

WEATHER and CROPS

 

Cotton: USDA Loans Available to Help Offset Delayed Ginning   12-14

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Mostly Wet for Southeast, Southwest   12-14

 

Pennsylvania: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Flood   12-10

 

Kentucky: 16 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Excessive Rain, Flooding   12-10

 

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CORN | SOYBEANS

 

Arkansas Corn: Ties 4th Highest Yield Despite Cool, Wet Start; Sorghum Hits Average   12-14

 

Arkansas: Rice, Soybeans Faced Tough Weather Challenges in 2018   12-14

 

Tennessee: Corn Referendum Passes   12-14

 

Mississippi: Free Soybean Cyst Nematode Testing Available   12-12

 

Mississippi Soybeans: 2019 Variety Suggestions   12-11

 

Nebraska Corn: Post-Harvest Residue Removal – Podcast   12-11

 

COTTON | PEANUTS

 

South Carolina: Ag Outlook Strong; Weather, Trade Affecting Cotton, Soybeans   12-14

 

Arkansas: Peanut Top 20K Acres for 3rd Year   12-14

 

Georgia: Dicamba Label Changes – Protecting Endangered Species   12-14

 

Georgia: Dicamba Label Lives On, But…   12-12

 

Mississippi Cotton: Varietal Susceptibility to Bacterial Blight   12-11

 

USDA | WASDE

 

Global Markets: Rice – Nigeria a Significant Global Importer   12-11

 

Global Markets: Wheat – 2018/19 HRW Exports Behind Pace, Expected to Improve   12-11

 

Global Markets: Coarse Grains – China’s Exports of Corn-Based Products Rise   12-11

 

Global Markets: Oilseeds – Strong Brazilian Soybean Sales Expected to Slow Rebound in Argentine Exports   12-11

 

Global Markets: Cotton – China’s State Reserve Stocks Down; When Will Imports Pick Up?   12-11

 

WASDE Cotton: Increased Domestic Production, Ending Stocks   12-11

 

WASDE Oilseeds: U.S. Soybean Numbers Unchanged   12-11

 

WASDE Rice: Higher U.S. Exports Offset Increased Imports   12-11

 

WASDE Coarse Grains: Lower Domestic Corn Demand   12-11

 

WASDE Wheat: Reduced U.S. Exports, Higher Ending Stocks   12-11

 

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