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Editor: Debra L Ferguson

Associate Editor: Ernst Undesser

  

 

EDITOR’S PICKS

 

Corn Crop Size — Enough Reasons To Question USDA Estimates – DTN   12-13

 

Hubbs on Grain: Soybean Price Prospects Moving into 2020   12-9

 

Hemp: Texas Company Plans To Build Processing Plant In State’s Cotton Country   12-11

 

House Passes Ag Labor Bill – DTN   12-12

 

Dossett On Rice: The Ball Is In The Farmers’ Court   12-13

 

Glyphosate and Cancer – Myths vs. Facts   12-12

 

House Passes Ag Labor Bill – DTN   12-12

 

Demand For What You Grow? Small Silver Linings Plus Uncertainty – DTN   12-10

 

Iowa Farmland Values Up But No “Solid Rebound”   12-12

 

DTN Acquires Rainfall Analytical Service, MetStat   12-11

 

Cleveland On Cotton: Tariff News Now A Bit Player   12-13

 

Dicamba Fatigue – Pesticide Investigations Backlogged – DTN   12-10

 

Farm Groups Partner to Help Farmers Manage Stress   12-11

 

Income Taxes – Year-End Planning Checklist for Ag Producers   12-13

 

Field Crop Roundup: For Many, 2019 Left Its Mark - DTN   12-13

 

Brazilian Judge Overturns Suspension Of 63 Ag Chemical Registrations   12-9

 

Comprehending Data…That’s The Challenge And The Opportunity – DTN   12-13

 

Ag Trade: USMCA on Course for Ratification in 2020   12-12

 

DTN Fertilizer Trends: UAN32 5% Lower Than Last Month   12-11

 

Facing Delayed Harvest? Contact Your Insurance Agent   12-9

 

Cotton: Phytogen Expands Mid- And Fuller-Season Variety Choices For 2020   12-13

 

Democrats Addressing Ag Issues In Iowa: Monopolies, Supply Chain, Climate – DTN   12-10

 

ARC-IC Could Be An Option for 2019   12-10

 

Illinois: Large Farms Continue Getting Larger   12-12

  
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WEEDS

 

Texas: Drones in Weed Management – Better Tech Needed   12-10

 

WEST

 

California: Almond Board Fueling ‘Farm of the Future’ with $5.9Mln Investment   12-10

 

California Almonds: Water Meters – Formatting the Data for Use   12-9

 

WEATHER

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Another Round of Storms; South Remains Dry   12-13

 

Georgia: 19 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought   12-11

 

Texas: 9 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought   12-11

 

South Carolina: 12 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought   12-11

 

Alabama: Houston County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Drought   12-11

 

Louisiana: 4 Parishes Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Hurricane Barry   12-11

 

Iowa: Iowa County Designated Natural Disaster Area   12-11

 

Florida: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought   12-11

 

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MARKETS | MONEY

 

Thompson On Cotton: Better News And Slight Gains   12-13

 

Ag Economy: Forces That Will Shape 2020 – CoBank   12-13

 

Wheat Forecast: World Production, U.S. Export Volume to Increase   12-13

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   12-13

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   12-13

 

Trade Aid: Where Have Program Payments Been Concentrated?   12-13

 

Rice Market Update: Trade Moves into Holiday Doldrums   12-13

 

Moving Grain: Downbound, Unloaded Barges Increase   12-12

 

World Rough Rice Prices Unchanged   12-12

 

Ag Trade: African Swine Fever Roils Markets, Food Price Concerns   12-10

 

Rice Weekly Market Report, Dec. 9 – USDA   12-10

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   12-10

 

China’s Tariff Announcement: How Much To Read Into It? – DTN   12-10

 

Grain Markets – 2020 Could Be Short On Bulls – DTN   12-10

 

Ag Trade: China Waives Tariffs on Some U.S. Soybeans, Pork; Purchases Still an Issue   12-9

 

PECAN PRICES

 

Western Region Pecans: Very Light Deliveries, Variable Quality   12-11

 

Texas Pecan Prices: Good Demand, Light Deliveries   12-11

 

Oklahoma Pecan Prices: Higher as Harvest Ramping Up   12-11

 

California Almonds: November Was A Big Month In The Market   12-11

 

Louisiana Pecan Prices: Very Light Deliveries   12-11

 

Georgia Pecan Prices: Steady with Fair Demand   12-11

  

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OTHER NEWS

 

Mississippi: Discussing New Tractor Tech with Case IH – Podcast   12-13

 

USA Rice Honors Arkansas Farmers James, Brantley for Industry Contributions   12-12

 

Rice Outlook Conference Honors Farmers, Discusses Challenges   12-12

 

Fuel Report: Gas, Diesel Prices Down, Propane Stocks Rise   12-11

 

Valley Irrigation to Expand Mechanized Irrigation in Central Asia   12-11

 

Loggers Seek Parity with Agriculture on Trade, Tariff Policies   12-10

 

U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol Names Directors   12-10

 

IN THE FIELD  

 

Texas: Extension Aid Available When Making Farm Program Decisions   12-13

 

Florida: Cover Crops – A Low Cost Alternative to Irrigation   12-13

 

Researchers Aim to Enhance Cover Crop-Based Conservation   12-13

 

Arkansas: As Difficult Harvest Draws to a Close, Economists Look on Bright Side   12-13

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Tennessee Soybeans: County Variety Trial Results Available   12-13

 

Michigan Soybeans: On-Farm Research Report Now Available   12-12

 

Illinois Corn: Tar Spot Pathogen Can Survive Winter Temps   12-12

 

Arkansas Soybeans: Variety Performance with Root-Knot Nematodes   12-10

 

Ohio: Late Planting Leads to Wetter Harvested Grain   12-10

 

Corn: Grain Drying, Storage After Drastic Outdoor Cooling – FAQ   12-10

 

Nebraska: Soil Sampling for Better Fertilization Decisions   12-9

 

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Cotton | Sorghum

 

Georgia Cotton: Direx 4L FIFRA 24(c) Special Local Need Label Approved   12-10

 

Alabama: Collecting Soil, Root Samples for Nematode Analysis   12-10

 

North Carolina: Cotton Leafroll Dwarf Virus Detected   12-10

 

Hemp

 

Kansas Hemp: Plants Produce More CBD When Grown Indoors   12-13

 

Louisiana Hemp: Farmers Hear About Production Challenges   12-12

 

Livestock

 

Ag Groups Push Back On California’s Pork Production Requirements   12-12

 

Pecans | Peanuts

 

Arkansas Peanuts: Crop Dodges Bullet After Soggy Fall, Late-Season Freeze   12-13

 

Georgia Pecans Enter Taiwanese Market   12-9

 

Tobacco

 

Tobacco: Is There Realistic Hope for Increased Foreign Sales?   12-10

 

Wheat

 

Oklahoma : Winter Wheat – Weed Management for Slow Developing Crops   12-10

 

USDA

 

WASDE Cotton: Lower Domestic Production, Ending Stocks   12-10

 

WASDE Oilseeds: Soybean Supplies Unchanged   12-10

 

WASDE Rice: Higher U.S. Exports, Reduced Ending Stocks   12-10

 

WASDE Coarse Grains: U.S. Numbers Unchanged   12-10

 

WASDE Wheat: Higher Exports, Lower Ending Stocks   12-10

 

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