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Editor: Debra L Ferguson

Associate Editor: Ernst Undesser

 

AGFAX NEWSLETTERS

 

Weed Solutions: Weed Challenges After Floods, Cotton Virus Hosted By Winter Weeds – AgFax   2-24

 

California Almonds: Bloom Starts, Moves Fast…Really Fast – AgFax   2-22

 

EDITOR’S PICKS

 

The Stamps Legal Soap Opera Takes A New Twist – DTN   2-25

 

Farm Bill Programs – Choosing the Right One – Videos   2-25

 

Dicamba: Pigweed Punches Back – DTN   2-28

 

USDA Opens Wildfires and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus   2-28

 

Trade Aid: Dependent on Future Exports, Not Prices – DTN   2-28

 

Cleveland on Cotton: Strong Potential but We’ve Got to Get Through 2020   2-28

 

Biofuel Companies Hunker Down, Avoid Ownership Changes – DTN   2-25

 

Rural Folks, City Folks, And Differing Attitudes About Conservation, Environment   2-25

 

Diesel Performance Fueled By Ethanol? Industry Takes Notice – DTN   2-26

 

Estimating 2019 ARC-CO Payments with Adjusted NASS Yields   2-26

 

USDA Outlook: How Reasonable Are the Numbers? – DTN   2-24

 

Hubbs on Grain: Corn Prices – Farmer Holding and the Coronavirus   2-24

 

EPA Science Board Directive Defeated – DTN   2-28

 

Dicamba Lawsuits Expected to Increase – DTN   2-28

 

Preparing for Climate Change – USDA Scientists Chime In – DTN   2-24

 

USDA Trade, Commodity Outlook – Report Highlights   2-24

 

Can Africa Feed Itself? EU and U.S. Espouse Different Visions – DTN   2-25

 

WEEDS

 

Waterhemp Could Move Midwest Towards Harvest Weed Seed Collection   2-28

 

Corteva Agriscience Submits New Cereals Herbicide to EPA   2-27

 

After 2019 Floods, Weed Complications Abound in Midwest and Midsouth   2-26

 

Iowa: Managing Residual Herbicides with Cover Crops   2-25

 

Weed Management: Sprayer Maintenance Tips for Spring   2-25

  
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THE WEST

 

California: Nutria Eradication Bill Passes House with Unanimous Support   2-27

 

ARC/PLC DECISIONS

 

Farm Bill Programs – Choosing the Right One – Videos 

 

Multi-Farm ARC-IC Tool, Other Program Information 

 

Estimating 2019 ARC-CO Payments with Adjusted NASS Yields 

 

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

 

MARKETS | MONEY

 

Grain Markets: Dissecting Seasonal Patterns – DTN   2-28

 

Rice Market: New Crop, Acreage the Main Focus for Growers   2-28

 

Ag Trade: Chinese Buying Slowly Returning to U.S. Markets   2-28

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   2-28

 

Supply Chains: Winter of Discontent – DTN   2-28

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   2-28

 

Global Markets Worried Over Virus Spread – DTN   2-28

 

Shurley On Cotton: Total Acres For 2020 Hinge On 70 Cents   2-27

 

Moving Grain: High Water Persists in Mississippi River System   2-27

 

Hell And/Or High Water? More River Traffic Challenges Ahead? – DTN   2-26

 

World Rough Rice Prices Rise   2-26

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   2-25

 

Cleveland On Cotton: Positive Trends But Virus Concerns Remain   2-23

    

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WEATHER 

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Dry Out West, South Remains Wet   2-28

 

Indiana: 9 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods   2-27

 

Iowa: Taylor County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Flood   2-27

 

Virginia: Patrick County Designate Natural Disaster Area to Drought   2-27

 

Minnesota: 11 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Multiple Events   2-27

 

Missouri: 13 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods   2-27

 

Georgia Weather: Feb. Brings 7+ Inches of Rain to Some Areas   2-27

 

OTHER NEWS

 

RiceTec Launches Harvesting Hope Charity Program   2-27

 

Fuel Report: Diesel Down Slightly as Gasoline Climbs   2-27

 

Tyson Raper Named Cotton Researcher of the Year   2-26

 

Georgia Ag Commissioner Announces $347Mln for Farm Recovery Program   2-26

 

Microplastics Harmful to Farm Crops – Study   2-26

 

Mark McKean Elected American Cotton Producers Chair   2-25

 

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IN THE FIELD  

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Minnesota: Urea – Fall vs. Spring Applications – Video   2-26

 

Iowa: Corteva to End Chlorpyrifos Production – What Does It Mean for Farmers?   2-25

 

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: 2019 ARC-CO Payment Estimates Based on NASS County Yields   2-24

 

Florida Corn: Planting Date, Starter Fertilizer Recommendations   2-24

 

Cotton

 

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: New Thoughts on Burndown Strategy   2-28

 

Cotton: Remove Winter Weed Hosts To Minimize Leafroll Dwarf Virus   2-27

 

Making A Fresh Case For Aldicarb In Cotton, Peanuts   2-26

 

Cover Crops

 

Alabama: Cover Crops Play Vital Role in Soil Conservation   2-28

 

Cover Crops Have Universally Positive Effect on Soil Microbiome – Study   2-28

 

Michigan: Choosing the Right Cover Crop – Video   2-27

 

Soil Health Practices Increase Farm Profitability – 4 Studies   2-25

 

Michigan: Cover Crops – Variety Matters   2-27

 

Hemp

 

Texas Hemp: Don’t Bet the Farm on It Just Yet – Video   2-28

 

Rice

 

Louisiana: Row Rice – Everything You Need to Know – Podcast   2-23

 

Tobacco

 

Tobacco Farmers Optimistic at Southern Farm Show   2-28

 

Wheat

 

West Central Texas Wheat: Slight Chance of Vernalization Issues   2-28

 

Texas Blacklands: Weekly Rains Good for Wheat, Delay Corn Planting   2-26

 

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