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Editor: Debra L Ferguson

Associate Editor: Ernst Undesser

 

AGFAX E-NEWS

 

California Almonds: Rains Set In, Fungicides Going Out On A Wide Basis – AgFax   3-21

 

CORONAVIRUS

 

Farming Through Covid-19: Workarounds And Common-Sense Approaches – DTN   3-27

 

Midwest Farm Income: How Has COVID-19 Impacted the 2020 Outlook?   3-25

 

Coronavirus: Ag Groups Praise Aid Bill – DTN   3-26

 

FSA Makes It Easier for Customers to Conduct Business   3-26

 

Small Distilleries, Close To The Farm, Shift To Blending Hand Sanitizer – DTN   3-22

 

No Urban-Rural Divide When It Comes to Coronavirus – DTN   3-23

 

Arkansas: Extension Events Being Canceled, Postponed, or Moved Online   3-23

 

Oklahoma: Coronavirus Concerns Grow In Rural Areas   3-23

 

Coronavirus On The Farm: Be Prepared – Labor, Inputs, Policies – Video From The U. of Nebraska   3-22

 

Commodity Analysts React To Coronavirus Market Mayhem – Video From U. of Nebraska   3-22

 

EDITOR’S PICKS

 

Glyphosate Interim Registration Faces First Court Challenge – DTN   3-25

 

Ag Research in Limbo – DTN   3-26

 

Food Security: Ample Global Supplies vs. “Food Nationalism,” Supply Chain Restrictions   3-27

 

Cleveland On Cotton: Fewer Cotton Acres Worldwide — And What That Means   3-27

 

Hubbs on Grain: What to Plant? Looking at Recent Market Developments.   3-23

 

Farm Taxes: Partnership Capital Accounts – It’s Complicated – DTN   3-25

 

Biofuels: Time Has Run Out for EPA to Appeal 10th Circuit Ruling   3-25

 

Prevent Potential Yield Losses with Proper Planter Settings   3-25

 

Diesel Buying Opportunity for Farmers – DTN   3-25

 

Ag Labor: Border Open to H-2A Workers – DTN   3-23

 

Celebrate Ag Day – DTN   3-26

  
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WEEDS

 

Tennessee: Results of the 2019 Palmer Amaranth Dicamba Screen   3-27

 

Tennessee: Managing Late Burndown – Podcast   3-27

 

Michigan: New Rules for Using Paraquat   3-27

 

Weedy Rice – Unintended Legacy of Green Revolution   3-26

 

Florida: Extension Works to Bring Pesticide Licensing Online   3-26

 

Texas: Auxin CEU Training Available Online   3-24

 

Pennsylvania: Pesticide License Recertification with the Virus Blackout   3-23

 

THE WEST

 

California Almonds: Irrigation Scheduling – Deciding on a Crop Coefficient   3-27

 

Almond Conference Will Return To Sacramento This December   3-21

 

MARKETS | MONEY

 

Moving Grain: Funding Opportunity for Port Infrastructure   3-27

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   3-27

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   3-27

 

Peanut Stocks: Utilization Up 4%; 4.2Bln Pounds in Storage   3-27

 

Ethanol Demand Destruction Amid Coronavirus   3-27

 

Rice Futures Hold Up Pretty Well By Comparison   3-26

 

Rice Market Update: Farmers Busy Planting, Dodging COVID-19   3-26

 

Ag Trade: Progress with China as COVID-19 Hurdles Impact Markets   3-26

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   3-24

 

Corn Belt Economic Prospects “Dimmed” by Coronavirus   3-23

 

Louisiana: Farmers Begin Planting Amid Uncertain Prices   3-23

 

Barge Traffic Resumes On Upper Mississippi River But Floods Remain A Concern – DTN   3-23

    

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WEATHER 

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Mostly Wet Except for Gulf Coast   3-27

 

Texas: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought   3-27

 

Arkansas: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Excessive Rains   3-27

 

Weather: Planting Delays Possible, Not Likely to Be as Severe as 2019   3-24

 

OTHER NEWS

 

Fuel Report: Prices Continue Falling   3-25

 

Arkansas State University Appoints New Dean for College of Agriculture   3-24

 

IN THE FIELD  

 

Louisiana: Crawfish Farmers Urged Not to Drain Ponds Yet Despite Drop in Sales   3-27

 

Iowa: Terminating Cover Crops This Spring   3-27

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Iowa: Dry Fertilizer – Getting the Most from Your Applications   3-27

 

Unsung Hero In Fight Against Soybean Cyst Nematodes – DTN   3-26

 

Indiana Corn: Plant Populations – Maximizing Economics   3-26

 

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Sulfur Fertilizer Management Considerations   3-27

 

North Carolina Soybeans: Seed Quality Considerations   3-26

 

High Oleic Soybeans Offer Benefits to Dairy Cows, Farmers   3-26

 

Illinois Corn: Nitrogen Management Considerations for 2020   3-25

 

Minnesota: Can I Credit N for Unharvested Sugar Beets, Fallow Fields?   3-24

 

Michigan Soybeans: Are Seed Treatments Profitable?   3-25

 

Minnesota: Flood-Abandoned Sugarbeet Acres Create Dilemma When Coming Back With Grain   3-24

 

Florida Corn: Comparing Nematicide Efficacy   3-23

 

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Cotton

 

Texas Cotton: With Exceptions, Cotton Pretty Clean in lower Rio Grande   3-27

 

Alabama Cotton: Early Season Thrips Control Is Important   3-27

 

Texas Cotton: Northern High Plains Acres More Than Double in Last 5 Years   3-26

 

Hemp

 

Iowa Hemp: Opportunities and Challenges   3-27

 

Rice

 

Arkansas Rice: Use the DD50 Management Program to Stay Ahead in 2020   3-27

 

Arkansas Rice: Management Tips to Reduce Seedling Diseases   3-27

 

Arkansas Rice: Formulating A Burndown Plan   3-26

 

Arkansas Rice: Crop Insurance Coverage for Furrow-Irrigated Fields – 7 Requirements   3-26

 

Texas Rice: Planting Moves Ahead   3-22

 

Arkansas Rice: Planting Stalls In Rain, Shades Of 2019   3-26

 

Louisiana Rice: Farmers Starting Crop With Near-Perfect Conditions   3-25

 

Arkansas Rice: Farmers Waiting on Weather to Plant   3-26

 

Louisiana: Rice Crop Starting Well, Planting Continues   3-25

 

Pecans

 

Georgia Pecans: Clarification on Phosphite Materials   3-26

 

Tobacco

 

Tobacco: Mexican H2A Workers Still Available   3-27

 

Wheat

 

Small Grains: Managing Fusarium Head Blight   3-23

 

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