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Cotton – Midsouth – Coping In An Out-Of-Sync Season – AgFax   7-11


Cotton – Southeast – No Free Ride With Pests – AgFax   7-11


Cotton – Southwest – Bugs, Weeds, and The Heat is On – AgFax   7-10


Rice: Tropical Storm Barry – Wrong Time, Wrong Place – AgFax   7-11


Almonds – Hull Split Sprays Start – A Busy Week Ahead – AgFax Tree Crops   7-6




Trade Disruption: What Can We Learn from 1970s -1980s?   7-12


Farm Accidents: A Child Dies Every 3 Days – DTN   7-10


USDA Extends Crops Reporting Deadline for 12 States – DTN   7-11


Syngenta Corn Payments Delayed in Viptera Case – DTN   7-10


Trump Adm. Hiding USDA Climate Change Data – Commentary   7-11


Grain, Soy Outlook: Global Demand to Increase 15% Over Next Decade   7-12


Shurley on Cotton: Market Signals Increasingly Unfriendly   7-11


DTN Fertilizer Trends: Some Manufacturers Push for Higher Prices   7-12


Corn, Soy Production Concerns; Chinese Tariffs Enter 2nd Year   7-9


Biodiesel: EPA’s Chilling Signal Will Limit Growth – DTN   7-9


Gene Editing Technology Continues to Develop – DTN   7-12




Corn, Soy Prevented Planted Payments May Top $3.5Bln   7-10


Prevent Plant Acres, Trade Aid – A Discussion with USDA Under Secretary   7-10


Illinois: Prevented Planting and Cover Crops – What’s Allowed, What’s Not?   7-10


Iowa Cover Crops: Follow Seed Law on Prevented Planting Acres   7-10


Minnesota: Forage Crops for Prevented Planted Acres   7-10




WASDE Cotton: Higher U.S. Stocks, Reduced Demand   7-11


WASDE Oilseeds: Reduced U.S. Production, Stocks   7-11


WASDE Rice: Lower U.S. Ending Stocks, Increased Demand   7-11


WASDE Coarse Grains: Higher Domestic Corn Production, Ending Stocks   7-11


WASDE Wheat: Reduced U.S. Stocks on Increased Demand   7-11




Weed Sprayer – Clean Equipment Before, After Each Use   7-12


Tennessee: Dicamba – Control Options for Prickly Sida Escapes   7-10


Xtend Crops: New Weed Management Tactics Needed   7-10




Drought Monitor Weekly: Broken, Highly-Variable Rains   7-12


TS Barry Adding to Miss. Delta Flood Woes – DTN   7-12


Kansas: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Floods   7-11




California Almonds: Avoid Hull Rot with Irrigation, Nutrient Management   7-12




Lower Farm Income: 6 Ways To Cope – DTN   7-9


Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   7-12


USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   7-12


Wheat: U.S. Prices Competitive with Corn for Domestic Feed Use   7-12


Rice Market: All Eyes on Tropical Storm Barry   7-12


Moving Grain: Inland Waterway Conditions Improve   7-11


World Rough Rice Prices Rise   7-10


Corn Market Basis Keeps on Climbing – DTN   7-10


USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   7-9


More Trade Tariffs: Raising the Stakes – DTN   7-9




Corn | Soybeans


Alabama: Brown Marmorated, Red Banded Stink Bugs Prevalent in 2019   7-12 


Minnesota: Soybean Conditions and Outlook – Podcast   7-12


Minnesota Corn: Late Season Nitrogen Applications   7-12


Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Diseases Starting to Pick Up   7-12


Mississippi Corn: Reproductive Stages, Management Implications   7-12


Arkansas Corn: Southern Rust – Time to Scout   7-12


West Texas IPM: Sugarcane Aphids Arrive; Large Fall Armyworm Flight   7-11


Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Japanese Beetle Management Guidelines   7-11


Michigan, Indiana: Wet Year Irrigation Decisions   7-10


Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Late-Season Herbicide Applications   7-10


Minnesota: Nutrient Management Research – What We’re Studying – Podcast   7-10


Midwest: Soybean Gall Midge and Western Bean Cutworm Appear – DTN   7-10


Arkansas Corn Acreage 2nd Highest in History   7-10


Kentucky Corn: Fungicide Decisions – It’s That Time   7-8


Michigan Corn: Online Tool Estimates Crop Development, Projects Maturity   7-8


Georgia Corn: Recent Rains Should Improve Crop, Says Specialist   7-8


Cotton | Sorghum


Texas Cotton: Fleahopper 101 – From Scouting to Treatment   7-12


North Carolina Cotton: Start Scouting for Bollworms   7-12


Tennessee Cotton: Fungicide Options, When to Spray   7-12


Mississippi Cotton: Ideal Weather Needed for Crop to Rebound   7-12


Arkansas Cotton: Crop Mostly Looks Good, Don’t Let Your Guard Down   7-12


South Carolina: Mostly Waiting On Insects   7-12


Arkansas Insects: Moth Numbers Spiking, Plant Bugs Moving into Cotton   7-9


Texas Plains IPM: Cotton – Fleahoppers Biggest Concern; Pests Rising in Corn, Sorghum   7-9


Virginia Cotton: Crop Shaping Up Nicely So Far   7-11


Texas West Plains Cotton: Keep Watch for Lygus, Stink Bugs, Bollworms   7-11


Mississippi Cotton: Bollworm Management Guidelines   7-10


North Carolina Cotton: Stink Bug Treatment Options   7-9


Georgia Cotton: Taking a Deeper Look at Blue Disease   7-8


Industrial Hemp


Industrial Hemp: Pest Challenges for Growers   7-11


Texas Hemp: Extension Forms Education Initiative Team   7-9


Kentucky: Industrial Hemp – A Clean Greenhouse Keeps Disease Away   7-10




Livestock: Corn Prices Higher - What About Feed Cost?   7-8


Livestock: Will Pork Producers Have a Profitable Year?   7-8


Pecans | Peanuts


Georgia Pecans: Tissue Sampling Timing, Analysis   7-12


Texas Peanuts: 4 Pod Rot Management Tips   7-11


Georgia Pecans: Widespread Die-Back Attributed to Delayed Hurricane Damage   7-10


Sawyer on Pecans: Scab Management Key in July   7-10




Arkansas Rice: Still a Long Way to Go   7-12


Arkansas Rice: Looming Tropical Storm – A Triple Threat   7-11


Arkansas Rice: Crop Status, Reminders About Hybrid N, Rice Stink Bugs   7-7


Arkansas Rice: Zinc Deficiency Turning Up – It’s A Tough One   7-7




Tobacco: Plants Producing Medical Proteins – Success Reported   7-8




Minnesota Wheat: Burning Flag Leaves and Leaf Tip Necrosis   7-11


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