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Editor: Debra L Ferguson

Associate Editor: Ernst Undesser

  

AgFax ENEWS

 

Rice – Better Planting Weather – The Last Big Push Starts In Midsouth – AgFax   5-23

 

Cotton – Midsouth – Better Planting Ahead…Dare We Hope? – AgFax   5-22

 

Cotton – Southeast – Planting Stalls In More Areas As Soils Go Dry – AgFax   5-22

 

Southwest Cotton 5-22 More Planting. More Storms. – AgFax   5-22

 

Rice – Better Planting Weather – Last Big Push Starts In Midsouth – AgFax   5-23

 

California Almonds: Plenty Of Rain, Plenting Of Rethinking? – AgFax Tree Crops   5-18

 

EDITOR’S PICKS

 

Deere & Co. – Ag Economy Pushes Stock into Bear Territory   5-20

 

Farm Bill Draft, 2020: $1.802Bln for Farm Programs – $32.1Mln More than 2019   5-23

 

Cleveland on Cotton: U.S. Textile Supply Chain Leaving China   5-24

 

Organic Grain Fraud Scheme – 5th Farmer Pleads Guilty   5-20

 

St. Louis Harbor Reopens While Flood Misery Continues in Lower Miss. River – DTN   5-21

 

U.S. Cropland Appreciated Faster than Pastureland Post-Recession   5-24

 

Farmers Pushed by Weather and Market: Tale of Woe is Wide, Deep – DTN   5-20

 

Ag Export Growth is No Guarantee of Profits – Here’s Why – Commentary   5-22

 

Hubbs on Grain: Time to Price 2019 Soybeans?   5-22

 

Indiana Farm Bureau Survey – Trade Situation Is Jeopardizing Farmers   5-22

 

Senate Ag Hearing – Farmers Offer Answers to Climate Change – DTN   5-22

 

Glyphosate Suits: Not So Much What The Science Says But What Jurors Think It Says   5-22

 

Midwest Corn: Price Increases, PLC Payments, and Prevented Planting   5-22

 

TRADE AID

 

Trade Aid: Will the Formula Be Based on Historical Production? – DTN   5-21

 

Trade Aid: Pres. Trump Allocates $16Bln to Farmers   5-24

 

Trade Aid Details Released – “A Little Band-Aid for a Big Problem”   5-24

 
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WEEDS

 

Arkansas: Dicamba – May 25 Is Cutoff for Spray Applications   5-24

 

Dicamba: Tennessee Department of Agriculture Will Soon Begin Spray Visits – Podcast   5-23

 

Minnesota Soybeans: Herbicides – Get to Know Your Sites of Action   5-22

 

MARKETS | MONEY

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   5-24

 

Midwest Corn: How Will Late Planting Affect Acreage, Yield, Marketing?   5-24

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   5-24

 

Peanuts Included in New Tariff Mitigation Plan   5-24

 

Rice: U.S. Market Getting More Complicated by the Day   5-24

 

Corn: U.S.-China Trade Conflict Pulled Prices 20 Cents Lower   5-23

 

Rice: Lower U.S. Tariffs Have Ripple Effect, Turkey Reciprocates   5-23

 

Moving Grain: Barge Shipments Remain Low; Upbound Fertilizer Movements Increase   5-23

 

Rice Deemed Eligible Commodity for Trade Aid Payments   5-23

 

Ag Trade: Tariffs Leading to ‘Point of No Return’   5-23

 

World Rough Rice Prices Jump Higher   5-22

 

Milled Rice: Mexico Diversifies Imports – Uruguay Ahead of U.S.   5-22

 

Ag Trade: African Swine Fever Continues to Disrupt Markets   5-21

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   5-21

 

Cattle Trader Alleges Packer Conspiracy – DTN   5-21

 

Ag Trade: Some Good News, More Problems Remain   5-20

 

Corn: Trade Over Aid – “A Penny Won’t Cut It” with Ongoing Chinese Dispute   5-20

 

WEATHER and CROPS

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Southeast Dry; More Rains, Floods Elsewhere   5-24

 

Georgia Weather: Upcoming a Heatwave a Concern for Cotton   5-24  

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THE WEST

 

California Pistachios: Points To Remember Going Into Summer   5-24

 

Almonds Included in 2nd Trade Assistance Program   5-23

 

OTHER NEWS

 

Nebraska: Rubber-Producing Dandelions? Might Be the Next Big Crop.   5-22

 

Fuel Report: Diesel Over a Dime Lower Than Last Year   5-22

 

IN THE FIELD

 

Louisiana Crawfish: 6 Tips for Stocking Rice Fields   5-24

 

Mississippi: Managing Slugs in Row Crops – Podcast   5-23

 

Corn Acres Lead Crops Using GPS Guidance Systems   5-23

 

South Carolina: Cover Crops Increase Soil Moisture as Much as 10%   5-23

 

Tennessee: Corn, Cotton Producers’ Prevented Planting Decision   5-21

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

North Carolina Soybeans: Early-Season Leaf Puckering, Deformation, Damage   5-24

  

Midwest Corn: Injury, Disease, Pest – Do You Need to Replant? – DTN   5-24

 

Kansas Corn, Soybeans: Spring Weather Creates Challenges   5-23

 

Iowa Corn: Late-Spring Soil Nitrate Test Use in 2019   5-23

 

Iowa Soybeans: Evaluating Stands, Making Replant Decisions   5-23

 

Mississippi Soybeans: Replant Considerations – Podcast   5-23

 

Minnesota Soybeans: Planting Delayed Again – What’s a Farmer to Do?   5-22

 

Minnesota: Corn Planting and the Cool, Wet Spring – Podcast   5-21

 

Illinois Corn: 6 Weed Management Reminders in a Wet Spring   5-20

 

Mississippi Soybeans: Making Replant Decisions   5-20

 

Corn: Germination – Identifying Emergence Issues   5-20

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Cotton | Sorghum

  

Tennessee Cotton: 7 Days Left in May – Plant/Replant Considerations   5-24

  

Oklahoma Cotton: Extreme Weather – Hopefully it’s Behind Us   5-24

 

Georgia Cotton: Dusting in Seed in Dry Conditions   5-23

 

Alabama Cotton: How Should We Think About PGRs? – Video   5-22

 

Alabama Sorghum: Be on Lookout for Sugarcane Aphids   5-22

 

Alabama Cotton: High Thrips Pressure in Northern Counties   5-22

 

Texas High Plains Cotton: Time to Scout for Thrips, Wireworms   5-22

 

Cotton: Studies Find No Yield Benefit to Higher Plant Populations   5-21

 

North Carolina Cotton: Increasing Thrips Damage. Is It Resistance?   5-20

 

North Carolina Cotton: Planting Temps Good, Soil Moisture Concerns   5-20

 

Texas Blacklands IPM: Sugarcane Aphid Thresholds   5-20

 

Industrial Hemp

 

Alabama: Growing Industrial Hemp – 8 Points You Absolutely Need to Know   5-22

 

Livestock

 

Beef Checkoffs Unconstitutional Says Cattle Group – DTN   5-24

 

African Swine Fever – How Are We Keeping It Out of the U.S.? – DTN   5-22

 

Nebraska: Flooded Pastures – Improve Grazing with Fencing, Water Systems   5-22

 

Peanuts | Pecans

 

Georgia Pecans: No Need to Increase Irrigation in High Heat   5-23

 

Georgia Peanuts: Should You Apply Gramoxone in Dry Weather?   5-23

 

Georgia Peanuts: Why the Higher Acephate Rate for Thrips?   5-22

 

Rice

 

Louisiana Rice: New Provisia Variety Approved for Release   5-24

 

Arkansas Rice: 3 Hot Points This Week – Worms, Disease, Drift   5-18

 

Arkansas Rice: Planting Progress And The Need To Flood…Now   5-18

 

Tobacco

 

Tobacco: 90 Degree Heat Threatens Georgia-Florida Crops   5-21

 

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