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Editor: Debra L Ferguson

Associate Editor: Ernst Undesser

  

USDA

 

Shutdown Moves in Congress – DTN   1-11

 

Government Shutdown Grinds On – DTN   1-11

 

USDA: Tariff Compensation Deadline Extended; Jan.11 Crop Reports Delayed  – DTN   1-9

 

EDITOR'S PICKS

 

DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Strong Spring Demand Expected   1-11

 

Farm Business: Management and Conservation in the Face of Lower Returns   1-11

 

Fuel Report: Diesel 2 Cents Above Last Year; Propane Stocks Low   1-9

 

Dossett on Rice: Expect International Prices to Stay Strong   1-11

 

Agriculture – What’s in Store for 2019? – DTN   1-7

 

Ag Conservation on Working Lands – What Practices Are Farmers Using?   1-9

 

Grain Prices: My Long-Term Corn Chart, Plenty to Learn from the Past – DTN   1-10

 

Farm Business: How Much Debt Can a Farm Carry?   1-7

 

Soybeans: SCN Resistance is Increasing Even on Reliable Varieties – DTN   1-10

 

Cleveland on Cotton: Market Second-Guessing More Than Usual   1-11

 

Crop Insurance: Multi-County Enterprise Unit – What Is It and How Does It Work?   1-9

 

Rice Market: Farmers Need USDA WASDE Report to End Speculation   1-10

 

Ag Confidence Pressured by Harvest Weather, Trade Disputes, Uncertainty – DTN   1-10

 

WEATHER and CROPS

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Generally Wet for Southeast, Southwest   1-11

 

Inland Rivers – Too Much Rain Complicates Barge Movement – DTN   1-8

 

Monthly Drought Outlook – January   1-7

  
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THE WEST

 

California Walnuts: Getting Up To Speed On Scale, NOW And Borers   1-9

 

California Pistachios: “Rest” And Yield Effects In “Off” And “On” Years   1-7

 

California Walnuts: Winter 2019 Meeting Schedule   1-7

 

California Almonds: Prepping For Pollinator Safety In 2019   1-7

 

WEEDS

 

Texas: Auxin Herbicides – What You Need to Know for 2019   1-7

 

Mississippi: Pesticide Applicator Certification Required for Dicamba Training   1-11

 

POLICY | POLITICS

 

Immigration Issues: Sorting Out Who’s Supported Walls In The Past – DTN   1-9

 

Senate Ag. Committee Chair Announces Retirement – DTN   1-7

 

Waters of the U.S. Rule: Supreme Court Asked for Input – DTN   1-9

 

Presidential Race: 2020 Campaigns Start With Warren In Iowa – DTN   1-8

  

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MARKETS

 

Shurley on Cotton: Fundamentals, Fear, and Uncertainty   1-11

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   1-11

 

Grains: Brazil’s Projections And U.S. Closing Estimates Slip – Indigo GeoInnovation   1-11

 

China Purchases U.S. Soybeans, and U.S.-China Trade Talks Conclude   1-11

 

Wheat Market: U.S. Export Pace Likely to Pick Up   1-10

 

Pork Industry: Some Recovery from Decade Low Prices   1-7

 

Mississippi: International Ag Marketing Workshop Coming Up Jan. 17-19 – Podcast   

 

PECAN PRICES

 

Western Region Pecans: Prices Slightly Higher as Season Nears End   1-11

 

Texas Pecan Prices: Light Deliveries, Good Demand as Season Wraps Up   1-11

 

INDUSTRY

 

Phytogen Partners with Cotton Inc. Denim Recycling Program   1-10

 

LIVESTOCK

 

Livestock: Iowa ‘Ag-Gag’ Law Overturned – DTN   1-10

 

No Quick Decisions – Cage Standards Cases Routed To Lower Courts   1-8

 

Pork Industry: Some Recovery from Decade Low Prices   1-7

 

OTHER NEWS

 

Sustainability Impacts Agriculture’s Future   1-11

 

Crop Growth Boosted 40% by Making Photosynthesis More Efficient   1-11

 

Louisiana Master Farmer Program Graduates 13, Honors Outstanding Participant   1-11

 

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IN THE FIELD REPORTS

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Tennessee: Soybean Seed Quality Concerns Going into 2019   1-11

 

Tennessee: Enlist Soybeans Gain Chinese Approval – What It Could Mean for Growers   1-11

 

Planter Maintenance Checklist – 14 Steps to Take Before Spring   1-10

 

Northern Michigan Soybeans: Early Maturity Variety Trial Results from 2018   1-10

 

Mississippi Soybeans: Production Challenges Going into 2019 – Podcast   1-8

 

Michigan Corn: Tar Spot the Focus of 5 Pest Management Meetings in Feb.   1-10

 

Mississippi Soybeans: Frogeye Leaf Spot – Real Concerns Deserve Real Action   1-7

 

Cotton

 

North Carolina: 2019 Auxin Stewardship Training Schedule   1-11

 

Mississippi Cotton: 2018 Variety Trial Data   1-9

 

Arkansas Cotton: Making Variety Selections for 2019   1-8

 

Texas Cotton Researchers Boost Plants’ Natural Defenses   1-7

 

Pecans

 

Georgia Pecans: ‘Avalon’ a Quality Cultivar for Recovering Farmers   1-11

 

Rice

 

Arkansas Rice: How Many Acres Will Be Planted in 2019?   1-11

 

Louisiana Rice Research Board Gives $1Mln to Fund LSU AgCenter Research Chair   1-11

 

Rice: Engineering Plants for Improved Photosynthesis Boosts Yields   1-11

 

Sweet Potatoes

 

South Carolina Sweet Potatoes: New Pest in Darlington County Forces Quarantine   1-9

 

Tobacco

 

Tobacco: Could You Make Money Growing Low-Nicotine Leaf?   1-11

 

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