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Editor: Debra L Ferguson

Associate Editor: Ernst Undesser

  

AgFax ENEWS

 

Cotton – Midsouth – Hoping For Rain (But Not A Flood) – AgFax   6-6

 

Cotton – Southeast – Plenty Is Riding On If It Rains And How Much – AgFax   6-6

 

Cotton – Southwest – Crop in All Stages | Pigweed Has Arrived – AgFax   6-5

 

Rice – Rain Brings An End To Planting (Maybe) – AgFax   6-6

 

Almonds – Plenty Of Caution (And Fungicides) After All The Rain – AgFax Tree Crops   6-1

 

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

 

Farming – That Old Married Couple – Video   6-6

 

EDITOR’S PICKS

 

U.S. Corn Acres: One-Third Still Unplanted – DTN   6-7

 

Mystery: Genetically Engineered Wheat Discovered in U.S. Field   6-7

 

Corn Acres Planted: ‘Rain Washed the Chalkboard Clean” – Bull Market Factors? – DTN   6-3

 

Hubbs on Grain: Soybeans Face More Acres, Weak Demand   6-3

 

Cleveland on Cotton: Curve Balls Just Keep on Coming   6-7

 

Upper Mississippi River: Most Locks Closed, No Relief in Sight – DTN   6-5

 

Mexico Tariff – Largest Market for U.S. Rice Threatened by Trump Move   6-6

 

Disaster Aid Package: Confusion Over Who and What is Covered – DTN   6-7

 

Plant 2019: Racing the Rain – Acres to Go Before Sleeping – DTN   6-7

 

Dossett on Rice: Looking for Dips in a Weather Disaster   6-6

 

Trade Aid: Farmers Look for Answers on Program Details   6-4

 

Texas Cotton: Remember the 15-Day ‘Replant Rule’ for Insurance Decisions   6-7

 

Farmer Sentiment Collapsing, Financial Conditions Continue Decline – Ag Barometer   6-4

 

Ag Trade: Farmers Unsettled by Tariff Threats; USDA Projects Lower Exports   6-4

 
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WEATHER and CROPS

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Southeast Dries Out, More Flooding in Midwest   6-7

 

NOAA Monthly Drought Outlook – June   6-5

 

NASA’s Temperature Estimate of Earth Heating Up is on Target   6-6

 

Farmers Face Difficult Decisions as Spring Planting Lumbers On   6-3

 

After Unprecedented Spring, Planting Decisions Unfold for Corn Belt Farmers   6-7

 

Colorado: 28 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought   6-7

 

THE WEST

 

California Walnuts: Mesophyll Collapse – Cause, Effects   6-7

 

California Tree Crops: Sacramento Valley Meetings – When, Where   6-1

 

WEEDS

 

Dicamba Battle Lines Drawn – States Agencies Overworked – DTN   6-5

 

Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: Resistant Marestail – Post-Emergence Control Options   6-4

 

Tackling Tough Weeds with Cover Crops – Video   6-7

 

Minnesota: Weed Control in Late Planted Crops   6-6

 

Missouri: 5 Weed Management Issues from Flooding, Wet Conditions   6-6

 

Arkansas: Weed Challenges During ‘Crazy’ Growing Season   6-3

 

MARKETS | MONEY

 

Moving Grains: Barge, Rail Traffic Face Continuing Flood Problems   6-6

 

World Rough Rice Prices Drop   6-7

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   6-7

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   6-7

 

Thompson on Cotton: A Bounce With A Weak Starting Point   6-6

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   6-4

 

USDA Lending Rates Unchanged from May   6-3

 

U.S. Ag Exports Forecast at $137Bln, Imports at $129Bln   6-3

 

FARM BUSINESS | POLICY

 

Family Farm: Why are Bad Relationships Tolerated? – DTN   6-2

 

Farm Business: Generation Z is Smart, Ready to Work and Learn – DTN   6-3

 

EPA Rules: Farms Exempt From Emissions Reporting – DTN   6-6

 

OTHER NEWS

 

Arkansas: U of A Launches Mobile-Friendly Pesticide Database   6-3

 

Alabama: SmartMap Apps Help with Drone Aerial Imaging   6-7

 

RiceTec Receives Canadian Approvals for FullPage   6-7

 

Fuel Report: Diesel, Gas Prices Continue Lower   6-5

 

Syngenta Introduces New Seed Treatment Fungicide, Vayantis   6-3

 

Outdoors: Pond Maintenance Boosts Performance, Prevents Catastrophes   6-3

 

Timber Management: 3 Major Differences Between Hardwood and Pine   6-3

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IN THE FIELD

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Soybeans: Making June Planted Beans Thrive, 5 Key Points – DTN   6-3

 

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Delayed Planting Considerations – Videos   6-7

 

Mississippi Corn: Do Top-Dress Timing, Short Plants Affect Yields? – Podcast   6-7

 

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Very Late Planting – 11 Issues Facing Growers   6-3

 

Minnesota: Soybean Gall Midge – What Have We Learned of This Pest?   6-7

 

Louisiana Corn: Wet Spring Conducive to Potassium Deficiency   6-3

 

Michigan: Late Planted Corn – Should You Change Seeding Rates?   6-6

 

Nebraska Soybeans: How Will Flooding Affect Early-Season Crops?   6-4

 

Pennsylvania: Crop Insurance – Prevented Planting Coverage for Field Crops   6-6

 

Pennsylvania Corn: Is It Time to Switch Hybrid Maturities?   6-6

 

Midwest Corn: Late Planting – How Late Should You Go?   6-6

 

Kentucky Corn: Sugarcane Beetles Feeding on Seedlings   6-6

 

Michigan Corn: To Plant, or Not to Plant? That’s a Good Question.   6-6

 

Louisiana: Early-Season Soybeans’ Response to Flooding   6-3

 

Iowa Corn: Tool Helps Estimate Nitrogen Needs   6-5

 

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Nutrient Issues Going into Summer – Podcast   6-5

 

North Carolina Corn: Scout Before Spraying Stink Bugs   6-4

 

Minnesota Corn: Interseeding Cover Crops to Improve Soil Health   6-4

 

Georgia Corn, Pecans: Irrigation and Soil Moisture Sensors   6-4

 

Michigan Corn: Improve Fertilizer Efficiency with Crop Sensors   6-3

 

Mississippi Corn: Tassel Stage – Everything You Need to Know – Podcast   6-3

 

Minnesota: Black Cutworm and Early Season Weed Issues – Podcast   6-3

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Cotton | Sorghum

 

North Carolina Cotton: Insecticide Recommendations for Tarnished Plant Bug   6-7

 

Texas South Plains Cotton: Alternative Crop Options After Failed Planting   6-7

 

Texas North Plains: “Cotton and Conservation” Videos Highlight BMPs   6-7

 

South Carolina Cotton: Still Making Thrips Decisions   6-7

 

Tennessee Cotton: Management Tips for Thrips, Tarnished Plant Bugs – Podcast   6-7

 

North Carolina Cotton: Detect And Deal With Crusting Now   6-1

 

Texas LRGV Crops: Cotton Blooming, Tarnished Plant Bugs on the Move   6-7

 

Cotton Harvest By Robots – A Fit For Smaller Alternatives?   6-6

 

Georgia Cotton: Controlling Weeds In Hot, Dry Conditions   6-5

 

North Carolina Cotton: Making Replanting Decisions – Quickly, Carefully   6-1

 

Alabama Cotton: Dry Spring Causes Management Difficulties   6-5

 

Virginia Cotton: Rain Gave 90% Coverage, More at End of Week   6-4

 

North Carolina Cotton: Late Planting – Results Hinge On Early Retention   6-1

 

Peanuts | Pecans

 

Georgia Peanuts: Ideal Conditions for Lesser Cornstalk Borer   6-7

 

Midsouth Peanuts: Preventative Fungicide Spray Warning for Growers   6-7

 

Georgia Pecans: Spray for Scab ASAP   6-4

 

Georgia Pecans: Beneficial Insects in Orchards   6-4

 

Rice

 

Arkansas Rice: When To Stop Planting And What To Do After That   6-1

 

Louisiana Rice: Flash Flood Warning; Watch for Green Stink Bugs   6-5

 

Arkansas Rice: Management Considerations for Late Planted Crops   6-4

 

Louisiana Rice: Crop Looks Promising Despite Tough Start   6-3

 

Tobacco

 

Tobacco: Growers Topping in Florida, Still Planting in Kentucky, Tennessee   6-7

 

Georgia Tobacco: Dry Weather Helps Fight Black Shank Disease   6-5

 

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