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Editor: Debra L Ferguson

Associate Editor: Ernst Undesser

  

AgFax ENEWS

 

AgFax Rice – Will Some Acres Go Away With All This Rain?   4-25

 

AgFax Tree Crops: Warmer Weather, Things Get Interesting In Almonds, Walnuts   4-19

 

EDITOR’S PICKS

 

Trade Tariffs: Kinze Manufacturing, Others Voice Concerns – DTN   4-25

 

Midwest Flooding: 150K Growers, 16Mln Acres   4-25

 

Cotton Pests: It’s Back. Temik Has a New Name, Same Game.   4-26

 

Chapter 11 Farm Bankruptcy: Couple Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud – DTN   4-26

 

Trade Aid: May 1 Last Day to Certify Production Evidence   4-23

 

Drought Weekly: U.S. Drought is Missing. Lowest Count in 20 Years  4-25

 

Electric Pickups: Ford Invests Big In Rivian’s Approach   4-24

 

Grain Market: How are Soybean Meal Prices Still Holding Strong? – DTN   4-26

 

U.S., China Trade Talks – Planned Timeline and Ag Issues   4-23

 

Midwest Farmers: 2 Southern Soybean Diseases Moving Your Way – DTN   4-25

 

Lorsban: EPA to Revisit Chlorpyrifos Petition – DTN   4-23

 

Hubbs on Grain: Soybean Crush Holding Steady   4-23

 

Wheat Tour: Two Decades of Measuring Yield Potential, Disease, Freeze Damage – DTN   4-26

 

Rice Market: Cautiously Optimistic on Long Term Bullish Positions   4-22

 
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WEEDS

 

Dicamba: How Does Tank-Mixing Glyphosate Affect pH   4-26

 

Herbicide Resistance: Mix Effective Modes of Action to Decrease Development Risk   4-26

 

Ohio: It’s All About the Seedbank – Where Has All the Marestail Gone?   4-26

 

Pennsylvania: Early Preplant Herbicides – How Early Can They Be Sprayed?   4-23

 

Michigan: Early-Season Weed Control Is Important   4-26

 

Arkansas: Horseweed Making a Comeback… Again!   4-24

 

Minnesota: Palmer Amaranth Found in Feed Screenings   4-24

 

Dicamba: Effect of pH Modifiers on pH of Roundup PM Mixtures   4-26

 

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Wild Garlic Control in No-Till Fields   4-23

 

Georgia: Volunteer Peanut Control in Field Corn   4-23

 

North Carolina: Volunteer Crops May Be an Issue in 2019   4-23

 

Low-Volatile Dicamba Formulations – Does an AMS or Glyphosate Mix Lower Spray Tank pH the Most?   4-26

 

Nebraska Corn, Soybeans, Sorghum: 2,4-D and Dicamba Burndown Guidelines   4-22

 

Nebraska Soybeans: Which Dicamba Product Can I Use for Burndown? Trick Question   4-22

 

MARKETS | MONEY

 

DTN Retail Fertilizer: Prices Are Shifting Higher – DTN   4-25

 

Illinois Ag Industry: Impacts from the Chinese Trade Conflict   4-26

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   4-26

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   4-26

 

Rice Update: New Crop Plantings in Full Swing, Healthy Market Needed   4-25

 

Ag Trade: Growing Meat Demand, Feedstuffs Imports in Southeast Asia   4-25

 

Moving Grain: Flooding Continues to Impact River Traffic   4-25

 

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: How Much Did It Cost to Produce a Crop in 2018?   4-22

 

World Rough Rice Prices Unchanged   4-24

 

Ag Trade: Trump Cracks Down on Cuba Embargo   4-23

 

ELS Cotton Competitive Payment Rate Is Zero   4-23

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   4-23

 

Distillers Grains: Demand Slows, Spillover Pressure from Corn – DTN   4-23

 

Ag Trade: Pork, Soybean Markets Adjust to African Swine Fever   4-22

 

Arkansas: Soybeans Suffered in 2018 Market; Rice Crop Value Soared   4-22

 

THE WEST

 

California Almonds: Fertilizing First Year Trees – Major Nutrients   4-26

 

California Almond Acreage Increased in 2018   4-24

 

California Tree Crops: Nickels Soil Lab Field Day Set For May 7 In Arbuckle   4-19  

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WEBINARS

 

Arkansas Webinar: Growing Industrial Hemp, April 29   4-24

 

Webinar: Fertilizing Cover Crops to Increase Benefits   4-23

 

Mississippi: Row Crop Short Course Presentations Available Online   4-22

 

OTHER NEWS

 

Farming: Engaged Employees are 21% More Productive – DTN   4-23

 

Georgia Peanut Commission – Vote Yes in National Peanut Board Referendum   4-25

 

USA Rice Publishes Sustainability Report   4-25

 

GMO Plants Consistent With Organic Farming Principles, Danish Researchers Contend   4-24

 

Fuel Report: Diesel, Gas Prices Up Slightly   4-24

 

Arkansas Water Tax Credits Program Receives a Face Lift   4-24

 

U. of Kentucky, Jim Beam Partner to Create James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits   4-24

 

Mississippi State University Hires Irrigation Specialist   4-23

 

Tennessee Launches Soybean Yield Contest – Podcast   4-22

 

IN THE FIELD

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Arkansas Corn: Growers Facing ‘Most Challenging Season Since 2007’   4-26

 

Michigan Soybeans: Taking a Closer Look at Nutrient Applications   4-25

 

Midwest Corn: Prospects for Timely Planting of the 2019 Crop   4-25

 

Wisconsin Soybeans: Building Resistance to Stem Rot, Drought   4-24

 

Minnesota Corn: Planting or Nitrogen – Which Comes First in Wet Spring?   4-24

 

Illinois: One Last Look at 2019 Crop Budgets Before Planting   4-24

 

Mississippi Corn: New Methods to Assess Stands, Make Replant Decisions   4-23

 

Pennsylvania Corn: Burndown Herbicide Suggestions   4-23

 

Iowa Corn: Planting Progress Slow, but There’s Still Time   4-23

 

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Updates to Potassium Fertilizer Guidelines   4-23

 

Ohio Corn: Management Changes to Consider for Later Planting   4-23

 

Arkansas Corn: Removing Poor Stands for Replant   4-22 

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Cotton

 

North Carolina Cotton: Planning for Thrips Infestations in 2019   4-26

 

Texas LRGV : Cotton in All Stages; Sugarcane Aphid in Sorghum   4-26

 

North Carolina Cotton: Good Planting Conditions Ahead   4-25

 

North Carolina Cotton: Transform Receives Section 18 for Plant Bugs   4-24

 

Virginia Cotton: Planting Season Begins, Slowly   4-23

 

Tennessee Cotton: Tips for Thrips Control – Podcast   4-23

 

Peanuts | Pecans

 

Florida Peanuts: Recognizing and Managing Sting Nematode   4-26

 

Sawyer on Crops: Tips for Planting Peanuts – Podcast   4-26

 

Georgia Peanuts: Considerations on Using Strongarm   4-23

 

Georgia Pecans: 4 Pre-Pollination Management Concerns   4-22

 

Rice

 

Mississippi: Rice Water Weevil Densities in Furrow Irrigated Fields   4-22

 

Tobacco

 

Tobacco: Early Season Reports from the Field   4-23

 

Wheat

 

North Carolina Wheat: Medium-High Risk of Head Scab   4-22

 

Illinois: Wheat Insects – What to Watch for This Spring   4-22

 

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