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Editor: Debra L Ferguson

Associate Editor: Ernst Undesser

  

AgFax ENEWS

 

AgFax Tree Crops: Too Many Mummies   2-16

 

BRAZIL

 

U.S. Farmers Visit Brazil Farms – What Did They Find? – DTN   2-19

 

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

 

agBot Challenge – Purdue University – West Lafayette, IN, May 16-18   2-19

 

EDITOR'S PICKS  

 

Hubbs on Grain: What Can We Expect for Corn Acreage?   2-18

 

Ag Outlook: One Bright Spot – Land Values Holding – DTN   2-21

 

Grain Bins: Sudden Death – 4 Ways it Happens   2-18

 

Soybeans: New Crop Germination Lows are Widespread – What to Do?   2-18

 

Stamp Farms Co-Defendants Draw Prison Time, Agree To Restitution – DTN   2-20

 

Farm Financial Management: 16 Ways to Stretch Cash Flow   2-18

 

Mergers of the Big 6 Seed and Ag Chem Companies – A Review   2-19

 

Cleveland On Cotton: Carryover Moving Into Danger Zone   2-22

 

Aerial Application Liability – Keller Farms, Inc. v. Stewart   2-19

 

Texas Land Trends Report – The Value of Conservation Easements   2-19

 

The Family Barn – Can You Save it? – DTN   2-19

 

Dossett On Rice: USDA’s Outlook For Rice Acres May Be A Stretch   2-22

 

Nufarm Acquires BASF-Developed Nematode Seed Treatment   2-20

 

Online Ag Input Sales – Disruptive But Inevitable, Says CoBank Report   2-21

 

CROP INSURANCE

 

Cotton: Evaluating Crop Insurance Options – STAX vs. SCO   2-22

 

Crop Insurance – Agency Scrambles To Sync Farm Bill With Coverage Regs – DTN   2-21

  
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WEATHER and CROPS

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Lowland Flooding, Widespread Heavy Snows   2-22

 

Louisiana: 9 Parishes Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods   2-22

 

Arkansas: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Excessive Rains   2-22

 

Virginia: Wettest Year on Record Provided Plenty of Challenges   2-22

 

MARKETS | MONEY

 

Moving Grain: Highwater, Ice Continue to Slow Barge Traffic   2-21

 

USDA Funding: $66Mln Allocated to Protect Against Plant Pest, Disease   2-17

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   2-22

 

Rice Market: Prices Can Only Increase Going Forward….Right?   2-22

 

ELS Cotton Competitive Payment Rate Is Zero   2-22

 

Plains Cotton Quality Reports   2-22

 

Illinois Crop Returns: How Will Corn Fare vs. Soybeans in 2019?   2-20

 

Webinar: Rice Market Outlook – The Short and Long Term, Feb. 26    

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   2-19

 

Illinois: Do Farm Family Living Costs Differ by Region?   2-18

 

Cleveland on Cotton: Smallest Voice at the Trade Table   2-17

 

THE WEST

 

Pistachios: Got Opinions About Pilot Crop Insurance Policy?   2-21

 

Almonds: Australian Farmers Face Bee Supply Issue   2-16

 

OTHER NEWS

 

Australia Launches Ag Initiative On Technological Development   2-19

 

Fuel Report: Diesel, Gas Up Nearly a Nickel   2-21

 

Mississippi Delta Ag Research Center Focuses on Water Management   2-20

 

Clemson Names Dean of Ag Research, Experiment Station Director   2-20

  

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IN THE FIELD REPORTS

 

Pennsylvania Cover Crops: Is This the Year to Plant Green?   2-22

 

Alabama Cover Crops: Terminating Tillage Radish   2-22

 

10 Steps for Conducting Your Own On-Farm Research   2-21

 

Irrigation: 10 Tips for Off-Season Equipment Maintenance   2-20

 

Irrigation: 5 Steps for Center Pivot Inspections, Maintenance   2-20

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Michigan Soybeans: Selecting Varieties for 2019   2-21

 

Tennessee Corn: Bt Refuge Requirements – Podcast   2-21

 

Sulfur 101 – Making Up For What Nature (And Pollution) Don’t Supply – DTN   2-21

 

Soybeans: How to Make Up for Poor Quality Seed?   2-20

 

Cotton

 

Virginia Cotton: New Technology… Is There a Profit Lag?   2-22

 

Plains Cotton Growers – 2019 Seed Cost Calculator Now Available   2-22

 

Virginia Cotton: Make Your Budget More Efficient   2-19

 

Grain Sorghum

 

Mississippi Sorghum: 2019 Hybrid Suggestions   2-19

 

Industrial Hemp

 

Kentucky: Industrial Hemp – Cannabis Aphid Found in Greenhouses   2-20

 

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Peanuts | Pecans

 

Peanuts: In Argentina, Not A Pretty Picture   2-21

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   2-19

 

Rice

 

Arkansas Rice: Rains Delay Field Prep, Early Planting Unlikely   2-22

 

Louisiana: Row Rice Gains Interest in Northeast Parishes   2-19

 

Rice: Looking For Something Positive To Share   2-18

 

Sugarcane

 

Louisiana Sugarcane: Young Farmer Streamlines As He Expands – DTN   2-22

 

Wheat

 

Sawyer on Crops: Wheat – Making Last Decisions On Herbicides, Fertilizer   2-22

 

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