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Editor: Debra L Ferguson

Associate Editor: Ernst Undesser

 

EDITOR’S PICKS

 

Boom Times Never Last – 3 Prime Examples   1-8

 

Ag Trade: Finance Committee Advances USMCA to Full Senate – DTN   1-9

 

Farmers Optimistic About Future, Perception of Current Conditions Drops – Ag Barometer   1-7

 

Farm Business Decisions: Emotions Are Not Your Friend – DTN   1-9

 

Soybeans: Brazil Forecast to Overtake U.S. as Leading Producer   1-7

 

Midwest: Crop, Livestock Price Prospects for 2020   1-9

 

DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Prices Should Remain Stable Short Term   1-8

 

Ag Credit Survey: “Overall Weaker Conditions” – Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas   1-8

 

Midwest Farmer Commentary: Corn Harvest, Other Challenges in 2019 – DTN   1-8

 

Waters of the U.S. Rule – Lawsuit Challenges 1986 Reversion – DTN   1-9

 

Farm Bill Decisions: 2019 ARC-IC Payment Calculator Available   1-8

 

Enhancing Engine Performance – Caution At Every Turn – DTN   1-9

 

Biofuels: Refiner Challenges RFS Waiver Denial – DTN   1-8

  
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WEEDS

 

Georgia: Dual Magnum vs. Outlook for Tropical Spiderwort Control   1-10

 

Arkansas: Winter Weed Questions Already?   1-10

 

Georgia: Herbicide Drift Complaints Decline Over Last 5 Years   1-10

 

Paraquat: Required Applicator Training Available Online   1-8

 

Auxin Herbicide Injury — Will “Recovery” Sprays Help?   1-6

 

THE WEST

 

California Rice: Tadpole Shrimp – Getting a Handle on Pyrethroid Resistance   1-7

 

WEATHER 

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Generally Wet Week   1-10

 

MARKETS | MONEY

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   1-10

 

Cattle Market – Past Performance and Positive Trends Are No Guarantee – DTN   1-10

 

Rice Market Update: Trending to the Upside   1-10

 

Moving Grain: Bulk Ocean Freight Rates Start Year with Softer Tone   1-9

 

USMCA Moving Forward, Timeline Uncertain   1-9

 

U.S. Wheat Export Pace Ahead of Last Year   1-9

 

World Rough Rice Prices Rise   1-8

 

Rice: U.S. Exports Up in 2019, Likely to Increase Again in 2020   1-8

 

2020 Hogs: More Supply, Profitable Prices?   1-7

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   1-7

 

DDG Weekly: Prices Steady Through Holidays – DTN   1-6

 

Plexus on Cotton: Commodities are Starting to Catch Up   1-6

  

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PECAN PRICES

 

Western Region Pecan Prices: Good Demand with Active Trade   1-8

 

Texas Pecan Prices: Moderate Deliveries as Harvest Picks Up   1-8

 

Oklahoma Pecan Prices: Stable with Good Demand   1-8

 

INDUSTRY

 

New Holland Announces Partnership with National Hemp Association   1-8

 

Indigo Announces New Financing Round, Including FedEx Funding   1-6

 

USDA

 

WASDE Cotton: Reduced U.S. Production, Stocks   1-10

 

WASDE Oilseeds: Higher U.S. Soybean Production, Supplies Unchanged   1-10

 

WASDE Rice: Increased Domestic Use, Lower Stocks   1-10

 

WASDE Coarse Grain: Increased U.S. Corn Use, Lower Ending Stocks   1-10

 

WASDE Wheat: Increased Domestic Feed, Residual Use   1-10

 

OTHER NEWS

 

Louisiana Master Farmer Program Graduates Recognized   1-10

 

Fuel Report: Regional Price Volatility   1-8

 

Tennessee: Despite Challenges, Ag Contributes $81Bln to State Economy   1-8

 

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IN THE FIELD  

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Iowa Soybeans: Reduce SCN Losses with Better Resistance   1-10

 

Oklahoma: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Makes 1st Appearance   1-9

 

Kansas Soybean Yield-Contest Placers Average 77 Bushels   1-9

 

Arkansas: Tri-State Soybean Forum Takes Stock of Tough Year, Looks Ahead   1-7

 

Hemp

 

Virginia Hemp: A “Gold Rush” Mentality And Unknowns   1-9

 

Hemp: EPA Approves Use of 10 New Pesticide Products   1-8

 

Sugarcane

 

Louisiana Sugarcane: Prior Harvest Affected 2019 Crop   1-10

 

Tobacco

 

Tobacco: Marketing Season Nearly Complete   1-6

 

Wheat

 

Michigan: Wheat on Wheat – 7 Considerations Before Planting   1-10

 

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