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Editor: Debra L Ferguson

Associate Editor: Ernst Undesser

 

AGFAX NEWSLETTERS

 

California Almonds: Bloom Nears With Valentine’s Day Timing, Plus Or Minus – AgFax   2-9

 

EDITOR’S PICKS

 

DTN Fertilizer Trends: How Often to Apply Phosphorus?   2-13

 

Farm Program Decision – An Alternative Look   2-14

 

Missouri River Basin Under Continued Flood Threat – DTN   2-11

 

USDA Updates 2020 Farm Sector Income Forecast   2-11

 

ARC-IC – Should You Consider It?   2-14

 

Cleveland On Cotton: Virus Remains The Main Influence, Bullish News Aside   2-14

 

DTN Fertilizer Outlook: More Corn Acres Could See Higher Prices   2-10

 

Income Taxes: Farmer Filing Deadline Is March 2   2-12

 

Ethanol: Court Calls EPA’s Hand On Questionable Refinery Waivers   2-12

 

Hubbs on Grain: Corn Consumption Showing Improvement   2-10

 

Trump Proposes Budget Cuts to USDA – DTN   2-11

 

Ag Subsidies Pale In Comparison To What Fossil-Fuel Industry Receives – Commentary   2-12

 

Taxes: 7 Key Tips from New Retirement Act – DTN   2-10

 

Climate Change: Conversation Heating Up – What Can Ag Do?   2-10

 

Ethanol Industry Hitching Its Wagon To Carbon-Reduction Efforts – DTN   2-12

 

ARC/PLC DECISIONS

 

ARC-IC: Payment Examples and Revised 2019 Payment Calculator

 

Deadline Looms For Your ARC Versus PLC Decision – Are You Ready? – DTN

 

ARC/PLC Payment Calculator Updated – Expected Payments for 2020

 

ARC Versus PLC – Best Choice In A Low-Price Environment? – DTN

 

4 Things to Consider When Making ARC vs. PLC Decision

  
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WEEDS

 

Goal Herbicide Products Shift to Nufarm   2-10

 

THE WEST

 

California Almonds: 4 Considerations for This Year’s Bloom   2-10

 

USDA - Scroll Down

 

MARKETS | MONEY

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   2-14

 

Rice: Scarce Supplies Create Liquid Cash Market   2-14

 

Grain Markets: Time to Start Pre-Harvest Hedging? – DTN   2-13

 

USA Rice Helps Resolve Issues with Costa Rican Testing Protocols   2-14

 

Moving Grain: Major Barge Line Files for Bankruptcy   2-13

 

Soybeans: Despite Potential Record Crop, Brazil Still Has The Upper Hand – DTN   2-12

 

Soy, Corn Market: Pat on the Back for Hindsight – DTN   2-12

 

World Rough Rice Prices Unchanged   2-12

 

Rice Weekly Market Report, Feb. 11 – USDA   2-12

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   2-11

 

Ag Trade: China Reassures U.S. on Phase One Purchase Goals   2-10

 

Thompson on Cotton: Virus Aside, Positive Points Arise   2-8

    

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WEATHER 

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Heavy Rains All Around   2-14

 

Nebraska: Scotts Bluff County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Freeze   2-14

 

Kentucky: 22 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought   2-12

 

Virginia: 10 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought   2-11

 

Minnesota: 7 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Storms, Flood   2-11

 

Texas: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought   2-11

 

Kentucky: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought   2-11

 

Virginia: 39 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought   2-11

 

Kansas: Rawlins County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Floods   2-11

 

Michigan: 20 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Excessive Rains   2-11

  

OTHER NEWS

 

Tractor Market Data Shows Brief Drop in Sales for 2020 Before Rebound   2-14

 

Fuel Report: Diesel, Gas Prices Drop   2-12

 

Combine Sales Slip In January Compared To Year-Ago Totals   2-12

 

Georgia: Farm Bankruptcies Increased in 2019   2-11

 

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IN THE FIELD  

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Nebraska: Soybean Fertility Study – What is Limiting High Yield, Protein?   2-14

 

Louisiana Corn: Should You Apply an In-furrow Starter Fertilizer?   2-12

 

Grain Storage: Difficult Harvest Creates More Bin Hazards   2-12

 

Minnesota: Pre-Season Nitrogen Management Considerations – Podcast   2-12

 

Tennessee Soybeans: Improving Drought Adaptation – Podcast   2-12

 

North Carolina Soybeans: Variety Selection Tool Updated   2-11

 

Cotton

 

Tennessee Cotton: 2019 Variety Trial Results Now Available   2-14

 

Cotton: Weed Management with Cereal Rye Cover Crops – Video   2-12

 

Texas Cotton: Mobile App to Aid Crop Irrigation Management   2-12

 

Texas Cotton: Reniform Nematode Management Options   2-12

 

Hemp

 

Texas Hemp: Handheld Spectrometer Quickly Determines THC Levels   2-14

 

Livestock

 

Livestock: Prospects for Swine Feed Costs in 2020   2-10

 

Rice

 

Arkansas Rice: U of A’s Commercially Released Varieties Offer More Options   2-14

 

Louisiana Rice: Starter Fertilizers Bring Good Things To The Table   2-11

 

Arkansas Rice: Growers Keep Eye Out for Dry Window   2-14

 

Louisiana Rice: LSU AgCenter Gives Farmers Optimistic Outlook   2-11

 

Golden Rice: No Clear Path to Reach Consumers   2-10

 

Pecan 

 

Georgia Pecans: Time to Monitor for Ambrosia Beetles   2-12

 

Wheat

 

Texas Blacklands: Wheat Looks Good; Preparing for Corn Planting   2-12

 

Texas Wheat: Guidelines for 2,4-D Use   2-12

 

USDA

 

Global Markets: Oilseeds – Palm Oil Exports Constrained By Lower Supplies   2-14

 

Global Markets: Rice – Medium- and Short-Grain Trade Overview   2-14

 

Global Markets: Wheat – Shift in Market Dynamics in Southeast Asian Demand   2-14

 

Global Markets: Coarse Grains – Foreign Sorghum Exports Lowest Since 2005/06   2-14

 

Global Markets: Cotton – Uncertainty Overshadows China’s 2019/20 Balance Sheet   2-14

 

WASDE Cotton: Season-Average Farm Price Up Slightly   2-11

 

WASDE Oilseeds: Increased Domestic Exports, Lower Ending Stocks   2-11

 

WASDE Rice: Increased U.S. Imports, Exports, Ending Stocks   2-11

 

WASDE Coarse Grains: Reduced U.S. Corn Exports, Increased Ethanol Use   2-11

 

WASDE Wheat: Increased Exports, Reduced Domestic Stocks   2-11

 

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