i

i

Editor: Debra L Ferguson

Associate Editor: Ernst Undesser

  

AgFax ENEWS

 

AgFax Rice: Rain Delays Stir Talk Of Prevented Planting   4-17

 

AgFax Tree Crops: Almonds – Plenty Of Wind, How Much Loss?   4-13

 

EDITOR’S PICKS

 

Farm Taxes and Vehicle Depreciation – What are the Rules? – DTN   4-18

 

Midwest Flood Debate: Funds for Levee Repair are No Sure Thing – DTN   4-18

 

Ag Economy: Farmland Values Steady; Potential for Declines Exist   4-16

 

Rural Broadband: $20Bln FCC Fund to Increase Access Plus 5G Expansion – DTN   4-16

 

Cleveland on Cotton: Weather and Trade – Hedging is Key   4-18

 

Property Taxes Rising: Up 21.3% in 2017 Compared to 2012 – DTN   4-17

 

Federal Reserve: Beige Book – Observations on the Ag Economy   4-18

 

U.S. Prospective Plantings: When is an Error Not a Mistake? – DTN   4-15

 

Hubbs on Grain: Corn Fundamentals Showing Weakness   4-15

 

Structurally Deficient Bridges: How Long to Fix All the Bad Ones? 80 Years – DTN   4-16

 

WEEDS

 

Palmer Amaranth: 5 Tips for Spotting Pigweed Seedlings- DTN   4-18

 

Arkansas: Dicamba – It’s Past April 15, Which Formulation Can I Spray?   4-17

 

Nebraska: Record Keeping: Pesticides, Herbicides, Fertilizer Applications   4-16

 

Nebraska: Invasive Scotch Thistle Weed has Staying Power   4-16

  
i
 

MARKETS | MONEY

 

Wheat Market: Good Quality, Competitive Prices Spark U.S. Demand   4-18

 

Moving Grain: Flood Disruptions Continue; Ocean Freight Rates Low   4-18

 

Cotton: USDA Announces 2019 Loan Rate Differentials   4-16

 

World Rough Rice Prices Unchanged   4-17

 

Rice: Louisiana Legislature Addresses Market Pretenders   4-17

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   4-16

 

Livestock: African Swine Fever – Market Impacts Persist   4-15

 

WEATHER and CROPS

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Mostly Wet, Southwest Stays Dry   4-18

 

NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – May, June, July   4-18

 

Nebraska Flooding: Adjusting Pasture, Hay Ground Leases   4-16

 

Nebraska: Flood Damage and Prevented Planting   4-16

 

Nebraska Bomb Cyclone: A Personal Story of My Hometown – DTN   4-15

 

Iowa Floods: Available USDA Aid Options   4-15

 

THE WEST

 

California Tomatoes: Beet Curly Top Update – Some “Positives,” Weather Delays   4-15

 

Almond Board Makes Major Commitment To NOW Sterile-Release Research   4-13  

i

WEBINARS

 

Webinar Recording Available: U.S. Rice Exports Free Trade – Fair Trade   4-16

 

OTHER NEWS

 

Fuel Report: Diesel, Gas Prices Climb; Propane Stocks 22% Higher Than Average   4-17

 

Rice: Parboiling Method Reduces Inorganic Arsenic   4-17

 

Pennsylvania Industrial Hemp: 2019 Permit Deadline Set   4-15

 

IN THE FIELD

 

Minnesota: 8 Steps for Safe Handling of Treated Seed   4-18

 

Watershed Monitoring: USDA Has $2Mln Available for Farmers in 6 States   4-18

 

Arkansas Corn: Stand Establishment Issues, Replant Considerations   4-17

 

Nebraska: Addressing Harvest Ruts and Erosion Gullies   4-16

 

Minnesota Alfalfa: Winterkill, Delayed Termination – Should I Consider Soybeans?   4-16

 

Cover Crop Planting Increased by 5 Million Acres  4-16

 

5 Tips for Designing On-Farm Field Trials   4-16

 

Worker Protection: 5 Steps to Ensure Proper Respirator Compliance   4-16

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Texas Corn: New Lines Released for Use in Commercial Hybrids   4-18

 

Corn: Here We Go Again – How Long to Plant the U.S. Crop?   4-18

 

Illinois Soybeans: Highest Yields in Southern Regions   4-17

 

Minnesota Soybeans: Farmers Sampling for SCN Surprised by What They Find   4-17

 

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Grape Colaspis – A Pre-Season Primer   4-17

 

Corn, 2018: Exceptional Yields in Central Illinois, Eastern U.S.   4-16

 

Illinois Corn: Variable vs. Uniform Seeding Rates   4-17

 

Ohio Corn: Assessing the Value of Variable Seeding Rates   4-16

 

Ohio Soybeans: Effect of Relative Maturity on Grain Yield   4-16

 

Indiana Corn: The Planting Date Conundrum   4-15

 

Illinois Soybeans: Another Look at Planting Dates   4-15

i

Cotton

 

Alabama Cotton: Dealing with Target Spot, Areolate Mildew Damage   4-16

 

Alabama Cotton: Grasshoppers – A Sporadic Pest of Seedlings   4-15

 

Georgia Cotton, Peanuts: Thrips Predictor Model, Injury Risk for April   4-15

 

Alabama Cotton: Insect Management Tips for 2019   4-15

 

Livestock

 

Midwest Livestock: Forage Needed After Floods – DTN   4-16

 

Peanuts

 

Georgia Peanuts: 2019 Thrips Preview – Don’t Cut the Seed Treatments   4-18

 

Arkansas Peanuts: The Importance of Inoculants   4-17

 

Rice

 

Arkansas Rice: Nearly A Flat Line On Planting Progress   4-18

 

Wheat

 

Kansas Wheat: Growers Urged to Look for Yellowing in Fields   4-18

 

Texas Wheat: Increase Grain Protein with Late Season Nitrogen   4-18

 

Texas Wheat: 2 New Varieties Offer Good Disease Resistance Packages   4-17

 

Texas Blacklands Wheat: Watch Out for Loose Smut   4-16

 

Texas Blacklands: Corn Planting Finished; Watch for Wheat Rust, Stink Bugs   4-15

 

Alabama Wheat: Head Scab Control Options   4-15

 

Illinois Wheat: Dealing with Soilborne Mosaic and Spindle Streak Viruses   4-15

 

Alabama Wheat: High Risk of Scab   4-15

 

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

 


AgFax Weekend brings you a year-round weekly compilation of agricultural news from Agfax.com.

Interested in advertising? Contact Debra Ferguson at dferguson@agfax.com, Office: 601-992-9488.

©2019 AgFax Media, LLC.