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Editor: Debra L Ferguson

Associate Editor: Ernst Undesser

  

AgFax ENEWS

 

AgFax Weed Solutions: Tank Mixing Tips, Dealing With Resistance   2-15

 

AgFax Tree Crops – California Almond Blooms Still Scarce As Cold Lingers   2-9

 

BRAZIL

 

Soybeans: Brazil Farmers Plagued by Empty Infrastructure Promises – DTN   2-15

 

Cotton: Brazil’s Mato Grosso Forecast to Plant 2.71Mln Acres – DTN   2-13

 

EDITOR'S PICKS  

 

Electric Pickups? Amazon Bets $700 Mln You’ll Be Interested   2-15

 

Hubbs on Grain: USDA Reports Provide Little Market Support   2-11

 

Farmland Values Stable For Now but Risks Linger – KC Fed Reserve   2-15

 

Infrastructure Promises: No Plan or Fix Yet – DTN   2-12

 

Precision Ag: Is More Data Confusing USDA’s Forecast Accuracy?   2-13

 

Waterhemp Scores Again – Resistance Found to Herbicide Group – DTN   2-11

 

Rice Market Needs Long Grain Demand, Iraq Business   2-15

 

Shurley on Cotton: “Uncertain” is the Buzzword for 2019 Crop   2-15

 

USDA Grain Stocks – Don’t Get Too Bulled Up – DTN   2-12

 

Georgia Wild Hogs: Protect Wildlife Feeders with Panel Fencing   2-14

 

U.S. Cotton Acres Planting Intentions Up 2.9% in 2019, NCC Survey   2-9

 

Farm Bill: Funding Shifts; CRP Payment Limit Possible  2-13

 

WEATHER and CROPS

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: West Remains Wet; Southern Plains Dry   2-15

 

Spring Planting Delays Topped by Weather Conditions – DTN   2-12

 

Cotton: Georgia Still Left Hanging On Hurricane Michael Relief   2-14

  
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MARKETS | MONEY

 

Grain Market: Storage Bin Investment, Think Long-Term – DTN   2-15

 

Farm Income, Global Commodity Trade – USDA Projections to 2028   2-15

 

U.S. Cotton Outlook, 2019: Trade Tensions are the Wild Card – NCC Report   2-9

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   2-15

 

Moving Grain: 2019 Barge Shipments Lower Than Usual   2-14

 

Corn Prices Shaped by Federal Policy and World Wars – Commentary   2-14

 

Thompson On Cotton: Too Much Uncertainty Bears On The Market   2-13

 

Texas: Grain Demand to Remain Strong in 2019   2-12

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   2-12

 

Rice Market: International Promotion Funding Tops $5Mln in 2019   2-11

 

THE WEST

 

Pistachios: USDA Global Production Forecast Production Rebound   2-15

 

California: Almond Industry Receives $6Mln for Export Marketing Programs   2-12

 

Cotton: Californian Named National Cotton Ginner of the Year   2-14

 

California: Almond Cover Crop Field Day, Winton, March 21   2-12

 

WEEDS

 

Weed Control: A New Generation of Scientists, Technology, Ideas – DTN   2-14

 

Pesticide Label References Available Online   2-13

 

INDUSTRY

 

New Holland Launches Genesis T8 Tractors, PLM Intelligence   2-14

 

Cotton Council Announces 2019 Officers   2-11

 

Rice: Two Arkansas-Developed Clearfield Varieties On Tap For 2020   2-12

 

Cotton Council – New NCC Directors Announced   2-12

 

Cotton Council – Incoming President Named   2-11

 

AeroVironment Launches Its Next-Gen Ag-Specific Drone Packages   2-12

  

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POLICY

 

Price Loss Coverage Payments: The Impact of Policy Changes on PLC   2-11

 

Ag Economy: Signs of Strain as Chinese Trade Talks Continue   2-13

 

New Draft Clean Water Rule – 60-Day Public Comment Begins – DTN   2-15

 

Crop Insurance: Supplemental Coverage Option – Is It Right for You?   2-13

 

Mississippi: How Will the Farm Bill Benefit the State’s Ag? – Podcast   2-13

 

USDA To Host 2018 Farm Bill Implementation Listening Sessions   2-12

 

WEBINARS

 

Webinar: Legal Checkup on Checkoffs – Current Events, Feb. 20   2-14

 

Webinar: Making Your 2019 Crop Insurance Decisions, Feb. 19   2-13

 

Webinar: Global Economy, Trade, and Mother Nature Driving Ag Markets, Feb. 21   2-13

 

ETHANOL

 

Biofuels: Why Are Ethanol Prices So Low?   2-15

 

Ethanol: 2018 Record Exports, China Market Closed. What’s Next? – DTN   2-15

 

Ethanol Sales: USDA to EPA – What About Plan B on E15? – DTN   2-15

 

IN THE FIELD REPORTS

 

6 Steps to Reduce Herbicide Runoff, Leaching   2-14

 

Arkansas Production 2018: Soy Declined 7%, Peanuts Dropped 25%   2-12

 

Texas Field Reports: Weather Delays; Lower Corn Stocks 2-12

 

Cover Crop Seed: The Ins and Outs of Growing and Selling It   2-11

 

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Corn | Soybeans

 

Georgia Soybeans: SmartIrrigation App Helps Manage Water Use   2-12

 

Arkansas: Conventional Corn Resurgence; Bt Cotton and Bollworms   2-15

 

Minnesota Corn: Can Fall Sulfur Application Work for You?   2-15

 

Iowa Soybeans: Evaluating Foliar Fungicides in 2018   2-13

 

Iowa Corn: Evaluating Fungicide Efficacy in 2018   2-13

 

Nebraska Corn: How Does Reducing N Rates Affect Profitability, Nutrient Loss?   2-12

 

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: How Will Cold Temps Affect Pests, Pathogens?   2-11

 

Cotton

 

Arkansas: Conventional Corn Resurgence; Bt Cotton and Bollworms   2-15

 

Texas Cotton Quality Reports for Lubbock, Lamesa, Abilene   2-15

 

North Carolina Cotton: Thrips – Seed Treatment or In-Furrow?   2-15

 

Industrial Hemp

 

Florida: Industrial Hemp Pilot Project – Varieties, Planting Recommendations   2-11

 

Tennessee: Industrial Hemp in High Demand – What You Should Know – Podcast   2-14

 

Livestock

 

Texas Livestock: Forage Sorghum – Viable Option if Sugarcane Aphid Controlled   2-15

 

Peanuts | Pecans

 

Georgia Pecans: Pruned Trees – Taking a Look a Year Later   2-15

 

Georgia Pecans: Tin Fungicide Under Review for Re-Registration   2-14

 

Texas: Pecan Weevils – Verifying Damaged Nuts   2-12

 

South Carolina Peanuts: Higher Yields Outpacing Demand   2-11

 

Sugarcane

 

Louisiana: Sugarcane Acreage Likely to Increase in 2019   2-12

 

Tobacco

 

Tobacco: Setters Impress at Southern Farm Show   2-12

 

Wheat

 

North Dakota Wheat: Drought Reduces Midge Populations for 2nd Year   2-13

 

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