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Cotton – Southeast – Stand Variability – 2019’s Big Challenge – AgFax   6-19


Cotton – Midsouth – Irregular Stands Mean Complications Ahead – AgFax   6-19


Cotton – Southwest – Too Wet, Too Cool, Too Long – AgFax   6-19


Rice – Making Real Progress – More Coastal Heading, More Midsouth Flooding – AgFax   6-20


California Almonds – Mites, Insects Stirring After Heat Wave – AgFax Tree Crops   6-15




Soybean Seed: You Own it, Can’t Plant it – What are Your Options? – DTN   6-21


Stable Ag Land Values Settle Farm Balance Sheets, For Now   6-21


Grain Contracts, 2019: What Happens When You Can’t Deliver? – DTN   6-21


USDA Plan to Re-Locate 2 Agencies Could Cost Taxpayers $37 to $128Mln   6-21


Hubbs on Grain: Corn Acreage and Stocks – Where Do We Stand?   6-17


2019: The Year of the U.S. Farmer’s Perfect Storm – Commentary   6-19


CRP: Time to Enroll or Re-Enroll and Consider Transition Incentives Program   6-21


Iowa: Land Value Experts Predict Modest Declines, Stable Crop Prices   6-21


Virginia: Bears Chowing Down on Crops   6-18


Warming Midwest Increases Likelihood Farmers Will Need to Irrigate   6-20


U.S. Ag Exports Supported 1.2Mln Full-Time Jobs in 2017 – USDA   6-17


U.S. Trade Rep: Farmers Hit By Japanese Agreements with Other Countries – DTN   6-19


Cover Crop Seed: Tight Supplies, Order NOW – DTN   6-17


Dossett on Rice: Why Bullish? Look Closely at China and India Stocks   6-21


Ag Economy: Widespread Weakening Conditions – Federal Reserve   6-19


Ag Trade: Senate Ag Committee Discusses USMCA, China, MFP Payments   6-17




Drought Monitor Weekly: Fronts Bring Locally Heavy Rains   6-21


Climate Change Affecting Crop Yields Globally, Research says   6-21


Mississippi: Continued Flooding Keeps Farmland Out of Production   6-21




Tennessee: Where Do We Stand with Weeds? – Podcast   6-21


Minnesota Weeds: Check Driftwatch/FieldCheck Before You Spray   6-19


Herbicides: How Do Hot, Dry Conditions Affect Performance?   6-19


Illinois: Dicamba – Application Date Extended   6-17




California Walnuts: July’s Orchard Checklist – 4 Points   6-21


California Walnuts: Enhancing Quality In A Low-Price Year   6-21


California Walnuts: Cutting Ethephon? 5 Factors To Weigh This Year   6-21


California: Spotted Lantern Fly – Looming Threat to Grapes, Walnuts, Avocados   6-18




Iowa: Land Value Experts Predict Modest Declines, Stable Crop Prices   6-21


Export Sales: Wheat Up 27% Over 2018 – DTN   6-21


Moving Grain: Trucking Association Publishes Rail Turn Times   6-21


USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   6-21


Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   6-21


Rice Update: Market Waiting on June Acreage Report   6-20


U.S. Trade War Reaches India   6-20


World Rough Rice Prices Move Lower   6-19


Mississippi River System: “Stressed and Upside Down” – DTN   6-19


Shurley on Cotton: Prices Rally Off New Low, No Signs of a Push Higher   6-18


Grain Markets: Weekly Export Inspections Mixed – DTN   6-18


Rice Market: Louisiana Makes Truth in Labeling the Law   6-18


USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   6-18




Oil Crops Outlook: Spring Wetness Already Altering Trajectory of 2019/20 Crops   6-21


Wheat Outlook: Production Lifted, Exports Continue to Face Headwinds   6-21


Feed Outlook: Wet Weather Delays Planting, Lowers Production   6-21


Cotton Outlook: Global Stocks Projected Lowest Since 2011/12   6-21


Rice Outlook: U.S. Production Forecast Lowered 9%   6-21




Crop Progress: 8% of Corn Still Unplanted – DTN   6-19


U.S. Propane Stocks Rise – DTN   6-20


Fuel Report: Price Fall Continues, Propane Stocks 17% Above Average   6-19


Louisiana: LSU Partners with Ag-Analytics for Big Data Yield   6-19




USDA Changes Haying & Grazing Restrictions on Prevent Planted Acres – DTN   6-21


Arkansas: Keep an Eye Open for These Insect Pests   6-21


Mississippi: Moisture Sensors Not Responding to Irrigation   6-21


Mississippi: Sealing Soils Complicates Irrigation   6-21


Disease Management: Variety Susceptibility – What Do the Terms Mean?   6-20


Tennessee: Insect Issues – Not Many, but Watch for These Guys   6-20


Corn | Soybeans


Nebraska Corn: In-Season Nitrogen Management Options   6-21


Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: Managing Early Season Insects – Podcast   6-21


Corn, Soybeans: Do You Know Your Crop Growth Stages?   6-21


DTN Fertilizer Trends: Corn Growers May Need More N This Year   6-19


Indiana Corn: Yellow Tops and Twisted Whorls   6-21


Illinois Soybeans: Layering Soil-Residual Herbicides   6-21


Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Tissue Testing Requires Cautious Use, Interpretation   6-21


Midwest Soy: Prevent Planting Decisions – Cover Crops – MFP Payments   6-21


Illinois Soybeans: Seed Treatments for SDS – Don’t Forget Your Base Treatments   6-21


Michigan: How Will Wet Spring Impact Insect Pests?   6-20


Kentucky Soybeans: Frogeye vs. Phyllosticta Leaf Spot   6-20


Mississippi Soybeans: 2018 Foliar Disease Evaluations – Maturity Group V   6-20


Iowa: Corn Rootworm Egg Hatch Peaking in Southern Counties   6-19


Mississippi Corn: Diseases Picking Up, No Major Concerns Yet   6-19


Iowa Corn: Scout Fields for Stalk Borers   6-19


Kentucky Corn: Managing European Corn Borer on Non-GMO Crops   6-20


Iowa Soybeans: Scouting Guidelines for Defoliators   6-19


Iowa: Japanese Beetles Get a Slow Start to 2019   6-19


Mississippi Corn: Mid-Season Crop Update, Management Tips – Podcast   6-19


Michigan: Weed Control Recommendations for Late, Prevented Planting   6-19


Georgia Corn: Southern Rust Found in Baker County   6-19


Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Managing Prevented-Planting Fields   6-18


Indiana Corn: European Corn Borer – Scout Tall, Unprotected Crops   6-17


Soybean Gall Midge Confirmed in Iowa and Nebraska   6-17


Cotton | Sorghum


Texas LRGV Crops: Hot, Muggy – Here Come the Whiteflies   6-21


Georgia Cotton: Managing Vegetative Growth – PGR Decisions   6-21


Virginia Cotton: Plant Bug Spray Thresholds   6-21


Texas Blacklands: Fleahoppers in Cotton, Start Scouting for Sugarcane Aphids   6-18


Virginia Cotton: Common Issues from Wet Weather   6-20


Mississippi Cotton: Early Season Insect Issues – Podcast   6-20


North Carolina Cotton: Making PGR Decisions for 2019   6-19


Texas: Failed Cotton? Late-Planted Sorghum, Other Crops Offer Good Alternatives   6-17


North Carolina Cotton: Irrigation Decisions for 2019   6-19


Alabama Cotton: Heavy Plant Bug Pressure   6-19


South Carolina Cotton: With Insects, Shift Your Focus Now   6-15


Peanuts | Pecans


Georgia Peanuts: Post-Emergence Weed Control, Tank Mixing   6-20


Georgia: Southern Corn Rust, Asian Soybean Rust, Peanut White Mold – Scout Your Crops   6-21




Arkansas Rice: Scouting, Treating for Sheath Blight   6-20


Arkansas Rice: Leaf Blast Reported in Randolph County   6-19


Arkansas Rice: Understanding This Season’s Random Yellowing   6-15


Arkansas Rice: More Real-Time Numbers Filter Into USDA Reports   6-15


Arkansas Rice: Preflood Sulfur – Is It Really Worth The Cost?   6-15


Arkansas Rice: Late-Planted Rice Operates At Faster Pace – Don’t Let It Run Over You   6-15




Arkansas Wheat: How Did the Crop Fare in 2019?   6-21


Kansas Wheat: Be on Look for Fusarium Head Blight   6-20


Minnesota Wheat: New Disease-Resistant Variety Available   6-18


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