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Editor: Debra L Ferguson

Associate Editor: Ernst Undesser

  

AgFax ENEWS

 

Cotton – Midsouth – First Defoliation Gearing Up – AgFax   8-21

 

Cotton – Southeast – Heading Into The Final Stretch – AgFax   8-21

 

Cotton – Southwest – Rain Shortage | Stink Bugs Plentiful – AgFax   8-21

 

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

 

Rice Straws Could Be Solution to Throw Away Plastics   8-21

 

EDITOR’S PICKS

 

Ag Economy: Yield Assessments Uncertain After ‘Planting Season from Hell’   8-23

 

ARC, PLC Payment Calculator Available for Updated Programs   8-21

 

Gap Growing Between Irrigated, Rainfed Crop Yields   8-20

 

Major Ethanol Co. Cuts Production – DTN   8-21

 

Cleveland on Cotton: Chinese Politics Loom Large   8-23

 

DTN Fertilizer Trends: Prices Move Lower Across the Board   8-22

 

Nebraska: How Do Natural Disasters Affect Ag Land Leases?   8-20

 

Hubbs on Grain: Questions About Corn Crop Continue   8-19

 

Trade Damage Estimate: How Did USDA Get Its Numbers?   8-23

 

Farming Smarter, Quicker Using High Quality Imagery – DTN   8-19

 

Nebraska: Farm Land Lease – Terminating a Verbal Agreement   8-20

 

Illinois Farm Real Estate Values – No Change in 2019   8-19

 

POLICY | POLITICS

 

EPA Ethanol Waivers Fire Up Iowa Politicians – “They Screwed Us,” Says Grassley – DTN   8-23

 

Trump Mulls Policy Options After Biofuels Waiver Backlash   8-21

 

USDA Defers Interest Accrual for 2019 Crop Insurance Premiums   8-20

 

FSA Expands Payment Options   8-20

 

Small Refinery Biofuel Waivers Stir Ire from Farm State Lawmakers   8-20

 

Ethanol: Corn Growers Hit Hard by Trump Turnabout – DTN   8-19

 

Ethanol: Too Much Cheek Turning On Refinery Exemptions, Says Industry Official – DTN   8-18

 

WEEDS

 

Integrated Weed Management – Understand the Soil Seed Bank – Video   8-23

 

“Planting Green” to Manage Weeds – Video   8-23

 

Weed Management with Cover Crops – Video   8-23

 

Tennessee: Pigweed Escapes in Xtend Crops Continue to Mount   8-22

 

Alabama: Post-Harvest Weed Control – Don’t Quit Yet   8-21

 

WEATHER

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Extreme Heat, Dryness; Upper Midwest Cool   8-22

 

Iowa: Predicting 1st Fall Frost, Freeze Dates?   8-19

 

THE WEST

 

California Almonds: 5 Tips for Reducing Shaker Damage   8-20

 

USDA

 

Feed Outlook: Corn Crop Grows on Yield Increase   8-21

 

Oil Crops Outlook: Unsown Soybean Area Lowers Forecast of 2019/20 Production   8-21

 

Wheat Outlook: Weaker U.S. Prices Help Improve Export Prospects   8-21

 

Rice Outlook: U.S. Production Forecast Lowered 2%   8-21

 

Cotton Outlook: U.S. Production Forecast Higher   8-21

 

MARKETS | MONEY

 

Tariff Wars: Soybeans, Pork Caught In Middle Of Latest Hike – DTN   8-23

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   8-23

 

Rough Rice Stocks Up 62% from 2018   8-23

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   8-23

 

Rice Market: Weather Concerns in SE Asia Impacting Price   8-22

 

Moving Grain: Navigation Difficulties Slow Barge Traffic   8-22

 

Soybeans: Chinese Imports Decline Dramatically – DTN   8-22

 

Mississippi River: Dredging Issues from Illinois to Mississippi – DTN   8-22

 

World Rough Rice Prices Unchanged   8-21

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   8-20

 

Corn Prices: There’s a Lot We Don’t Know – DTN   8-19

 

OTHER NEWS

 

Fuel Report: Prices Dip Slightly   8-21

 

Elanco to Acquire Bayer’s Animal Health Business   8-20

 

LSU AgCenter Names New Head of Animal, Plant Programs   8-20

 

IN THE FIELD 

 

Mississippi: Think About Liming This Fall   8-20

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Indiana Corn: Identifying Grain Fill Stages   8-23

 

Midwest Corn, Soybeans: Crop, Soil Status Across the I-States   8-22

 

Ohio Soybeans: Frogeye Leaf Spot – Is It Worth Spraying in 2019?   8-22

 

Indiana Corn: Estimating Grain Yield Prior to Harvest   8-23

 

Minnesota Corn: Site-Specific Estimation of Yield Response to N Fertilizer   8-21

 

Iowa Corn: Grain Filling Progress   8-21

 

Ohio Corn: Watch for Earworms, Molds   8-22

 

Indiana Corn: Effects of Severe Stress During Grain Filling   8-23

 

Louisiana: Corn Harvest Off to Disappointing Start   8-21

 

Nebraska: USDA Reports 400K Acres of Prevented Plant Cropland   8-20

 

Minnesota: Conservation in Ag – How the Process Is Working – Podcast   8-21

 

Cotton | Sorghum

 

South Carolina Cotton: Focus On Spider Mites   8-23

 

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Potassium Deficiency Rearing Its Head   8-23

 

Tennessee Cotton: Leaf Spot Complex – Looks Bad, Won’t Hurt Yields   8-23

 

Central Texas Cotton: Leafroll Dwarf Virus Discovered   8-23

 

Virginia Cotton: Pre-Defoliation Period   8-20

 

Texas Plains Pests: Migratory Bollworms Remain an Uncertainty   8-20

 

Virginia Cotton: Do ‘Cutout’ and ‘Insect Safe’ Mean the Same Thing?   8-21

 

Texas West Plains Cotton: Keep Watching for Aphids   8-23

 

Tennessee Cotton: Estimating Lint Yield from Boll Counts   8-19

 

Texas AgriLife Sorghum Breeding Program Finds New West Texas Home   8-21

 

Livestock

 

Anthrax Confirmed In Two States So Far This Year – DTN   8-23

 

Pecans | Peanuts

 

Florida Peanuts: Why Is There So Much Spotted Wilt This Year?   8-23

 

Oklahoma Pecans: Protect Bumper Crop from Pecan Weevil   8-20

 

Rice

 

Arkansas Rice: Managing Stink Bugs in Late Fields, Weeds on Prevented Plant Ground   8-23

 

Louisiana Rice: Weather Deals Blow to Harvest   8-23

 

Arkansas Rice: Early Yields Mixed; Don’t Drain Too Early   8-23

 

Louisiana Rice: Farmers Look for Silver Lining for 2019 Crop   8-20

 

Sugarcane

 

Sugarcane: LSU Scientists to Study Cold Tolerance in Central Louisiana   8-21

 

Tobacco

 

Tobacco: A Surprise Projection from USDA   8-19

 

Wheat

 

Kansas Wheat: Maximize Next Year’s Yields, Control Volunteer Wheat Now   8-22

 

Spring Wheat: Unfavorable Weather Delays U.S. Harvest   8-22

 

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