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USA Rice Video Contest – A Sup-RICE-Ing Winner   12-19


Georgia Cotton Farmers Give Back to Those in Need   12-20




Corn Yield Contest – David Hula Wins 4th World Record – DTN   12-17


EPA: Atrazine Label Changes and Hemp Pesticides - DTN 12-20


Hubbs on Grain: What Can We Expect for Dec. Corn Stocks?   12-17


Trade Aid: How Did Payments Change in 2019 Over 2018?   12-20


Cleveland On Cotton: Looking Ahead To 77 Cents?   12-20


USMCA Trade Agreement Vote: Still In Holding Pattern – DTN   12-19


Iowa Farmland Value Grows 2.3% in 2019   12-17


Farm Bill Program Deadlines Approaching – Need Help Making a Decision?   12-18


Corn Basis: Hot Spots, Cold Spots And Maybe Opportunities – DTN   12-19


Corn Belt Disasters: Prevented Planting’s Ramifications Going Into 2020 – DTN   12-20


Ag Trade: China, U.S. Announce Deal, Waiting on the Details – DTN   12-17


Fuel Report: Gas Prices Fall, Diesel Varies   12-18




Cotton: Bayer Gives Name – ThryvOn – To Anticipated Insecticidal Trait   12-16


Cotton: Deltapine Rolls Out New Bollgard 3 XtendFlex Varieties   12-15




NOAA Drought Outlook Seasonal – Jan., Feb., March   12-20


Drought Monitor Weekly: Widespread Rains; Southwest, Plains Mostly Dry   12-19


South Carolina: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought   12-19


Texas: 8 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought   12-19


Indiana: Jefferson County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Floods   12-19


Michigan: 22 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Freeze, Flooding   12-19




EPA’s Biofuel Blending Plan Falls Far Short Of Farmer Expectations – DTN   12-20


Biofuels: Frustration From the Corn Belt Over EPA Waivers   12-20


Biodiesel: Funding Bill Extends Key Tax Credit – DTN   12-18


USDA Reports - Scroll Down




USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   12-20


Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   12-20


Moving Grain: Several Locks Closing on Mississippi, Ohio Rivers   12-19


Shurley On Cotton: How Do You Feel About Risk?   12-14


World Rough Rice Prices Increase   12-18


Dried Distillers Grain Prices Up Every So Slightly – DTN   12-17


Ag Trade: Doubts Over Chinese Purchases of $40-50Bln   12-17


Rice: Chinese Buyers Tour LSU AgCenter Facility   12-18


Grain Inspection Volume Mixed – DTN   12-17


Rice Weekly Market Report, Dec. 16 – USDA   12-17


USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   12-17






Western Region Pecan Prices: Moderate Demand as Harvest Takes Off   12-19


Texas Pecan Prices: Good Demand as Harvest Picks Up   12-19


Oklahoma Pecan Prices: Stable with Good Demand   12-19


Louisiana Pecan Prices: Deliveries Remain Light   12-19


Georgia Pecan Prices: Steady as Season Wraps Up   12-19




Corn | Soybeans


South Carolina Corn: Bumper Crop Predicted for 2020   12-20


Kentucky: Soybean Production Contest Results Are In   12-20


Illinois: Nutrient Movement Off Frozen, Snow-Covered Soil   12-17


Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Choosing Varieties – Check Disease Resistance Ratings   12-18


Mississippi Soybeans: Variety Suggestions for 2020   12-16


Illinois: Soybean Cyst Nematode HG Types   12-17




Cotton | Sorghum


Texas: High Plains Crop Profitability Analyzer Available   12-17


Arkansas Cotton: Outlook Bright Despite Some Late Planting   12-16


Alabama Cotton: Do Rootknot Nematode Resistant Varieties Require Less N?   12-17


Alabama Cotton: 2019 On-Farm Variety Trial Results   12-17


Arkansas Cotton: Variety Testing Program – 2-Year Averages   12-17




South Carolina Hemp: New Software Streamlines Management of Licensing Program   12-17




Livestock: African Swine Fever – An “Unprecedented Impact” in the Year of the Pig   12-20


Transporting Cattle — Things To Do Right So Nothing Goes Wrong – DTN   12-17




Arkansas Rice: Pest Management – Improving Defoliation Thresholds   12-20




Tobacco: Will China Buy Any U.S. Leaf in 2020?   12-20




Rice Outlook: U.S. Export Forecast Raised to 97.5 Mln Cwt   12-18


Oil Crops Outlook: Moderate Gains for Soybean Demand Restrain Prices   12-18


Feed Grain Outlook: No Changes to Domestic Projections   12-18


Wheat Outlook: Production Cuts for Key Competitors Create Opportunities for U.S.   12-18


Cotton Outlook: Global Imports Projected at 7-Year High   12-18


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