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Broadband – 60% of Farmers Have No Reliable Internet Service – DTN   10-11


U.S. Farmers Keep Planting, No Matter the Price – Commentary   10-10


Harvest Freeze Challenges Northern Midwest – DTN   10-11


Ag Trade: China Offers to Increase Purchases as Talks Set to Resume   10-10


Chlorpyrifos Use In California – The End Is In Sight - DTN   10-11


Farm Size Not a True Gauge of Profitability – Study   10-11


Cleveland On Cotton: Reaching 70 Cents – “A Bridge Too Far”?   10-11


Ag Trade: Trump Signs Japan Deal – DTN   10-9


Dossett On Rice: Plenty Of “Ifs” On The Horizon   10-11


USDA Acreage, Yield Estimates – Where Do the Numbers Come From?   10-8


Cattle Group Challenges USDA on Tagging – DTN   10-10


Hubbs on Grain: Corn, Soybean Export Sales Lag Behind Last Year   10-7




Plan Your Cover Crop for Weed Suppression – Video   10-10




California Almonds: For Sustained Almond Yields, Start Thinking “Potassium”   10-9


California Almonds: Zinc And Boron Management Before Leaf Drop   10-9


Chlorpyrifos Use In California – The End Is In Sight   10-11


California Almonds: Here’s Your Post-Harvest Checklist   10-9


California Walnuts: Yellow Howard Problem Returns   10-9


Almond Growers Vote to Continue Federal Marketing Order   10-9




Biofuels Agreement Announcement Welcomed, Details Lacking   10-8




Georgia Weather: Sept. Was Unseasonably Hot, Dry   10-11


Alabama: Producers Harvest Crops Despite Widespread Drought   10-11


Drought Monitor Weekly: Record Temps, Some Rain Relief   10-11


Missouri Weather: Temps Didn’t Drop – Sept. Felt Like Aug.   10-9


Texas: 15 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought   10-10


Ohio: 24 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods   10-10


Alabama: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought   10-10




To See This Week’s USDA Reports Scroll Down to the Bottom of Our Newsletter




Hay Prices: Why are They so High? – DTN   10-11


Moving Grain: Mississippi Gulf Grain Inspections Continue to Increase   10-11


USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   10-11


Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   10-11


Rice Market: Trade Ignores Bearish USDA Report   10-10


Thompson On Cotton: Market Waits For Harvest Dust To Settle   10-9


Georgia Pecan Prices: Deliveries Light as Harvest Begins   10-9


Chinese Purchases of U.S. Soybeans Continue, Range of Topics in Trade Talks Narrows   10-8


USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   10-8


Corn: How Did Markets React to USDA’s Aug. Reports?   10-7




University of Illinois Announces Center for Digital Agriculture   10-9




Phosphorus Basics: Deficiency Symptoms, Sufficiency Ranges, and Common Sources   10-10


Tennessee: After Harvest Don’t Forget to Soil Sample   10-11


Corn | Soybeans


Minnesota: Urea as a Nitrogen Source – Podcast   10-11


North Plains Soybeans: Drying, Storage Could Be Challenging   10-11


North Dakota Corn: Expect High-Moisture Crop at Harvest   10-11


Indiana Corn: Frost or Freeze Damage – How Are They Different?   10-11


Minnesota Soybeans: A Challenging Harvest Ahead   10-11


Seed Corn Costs: How Large Are the Discounts?   10-11


Iowa: What To Do with Replant Crops at Harvest?   10-10


Southwest Michigan: Corn Struggling to Mature   10-9


Minnesota Corn: Harvest Faces Weather Challenges   10-11


Ohio Corn: Stalk Quality Concerns   10-8


Corn: The “Zipper” Pattern of Poor Kernel Set   10-8


Minnesota Soybeans: Why Has White Mold Been So Prevalent?   10-8


Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Crop Quality in 2019 – Another Unusual Year   10-11


Nutrient Runoff: How Far, Fast Does It Move? – Podcast   10-8


Minnesota Corn: Tar Spot Continues to Spread at Low Levels   10-11


Ohio Corn: Managing Harvest with Variable Crop Conditions   10-9


Iowa Corn: Harvest Considerations for Frost Killed Crops   10-8


Minnesota: Soil Compaction and Ruts – What Can You Do?   10-7


Illinois Corn: Tar Spot – What Can We Expect for 2020?   10-7


Ohio Soybeans: Is a Late Harvest in Your Future?   10-9


Iowa Corn: How Far Has Tar Spot Spread in 2019?   10-11


Mississippi: Free Soybean Nematode Testing Through Aug. 2020  10-7


Minnesota: Soybean Gall Midge Lookalike Feeds on White Mold   10-7




Cotton | Sorghum


Texas Cotton: New Dual-Purpose Variety Usable for Food, Fiber   10-11


Virginia Cotton: Harvest Advancing Fast   10-11




Texas: Hemp Disease Prognosis   10-11




Southwest Livestock: New Mexico, Texas Researchers Look for Ranch Options   10-9


Pecans | Peanuts


Arkansas Peanuts: Vangilder Prepping Growers, Extension Agents  10-7




North Dakota: Wheat Still in Fields Raises Concerns   10-11


Wheat: Wet Conditions Stalling Harvest, Quality Concerns – DTN   10-8




Global Markets – Coarse Grain – Brazil’s Corn Exports Thrive   10-11


Global Markets – Rice – Philippines Nearly Ties with China as Top Global Importer   10-11


Global Market – Wheat – U.S. to Maintain Competitiveness in Japan   10-11


Global Markets – Oilseeds – Return to Normal Soybean Production Sends Argentina’s Crush Higher   10-11


Global Markets – Cotton – China’s State Reserve Stocks Forecast at 8-Year Low   10-11


Corn, Soybeans, Cotton Production All Lowered – USDA   10-11


WASDE Cotton: Reduced Domestic Production, Ending Stocks   10-10


WASDE Oilseeds: Reduced U.S. Soybean, Peanut, Cottonseed Production   10-10


WADE Rice: Increased Domestic Supplies, Ending Stocks   10-10


WASDE Coarse Grains: Reduced U.S. Corn Exports, Increased Feed, Residual Use   10-10


WASDE Wheat: Smaller U.S. Supplies, Rising Ending Stocks   10-10


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