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Editor: Debra L Ferguson

Associate Editor: Ernst Undesser

 

AGFAX E-NEWS

 

California Almonds: Pests Will Enjoy The Warming Weather Trend – AgFax Tree Crops  3-28

 

CORONAVIRUS

 

Coronavirus: Restricting Ag Exports – Importance of Keeping Supply Chains Open   4-3

 

Virus Concerns Change Farmer Habits – DTN   4-1

 

Coronavirus: Reviewing USDA Funding in the CARES Act   4-3

 

COVID-19 Impacting Food Purchasing Dynamics, Ag Labor Concerns Persist   4-3

 

Livestock: Coronavirus Alters Live Sales – DTN   4-2

 

Corn, Soybeans: Old-Crop Cash Flow Considerations Under COVID-19   4-1

 

EDITOR’S PICKS

 

Agriculture Faces Financial Pounding from Multiple Sources   4-3

 

Corn Planting Intentions Beat Expectations; Grain Stocks Fall – DTN   4-1

 

Grain Markets Show Little Response to USDA Reports – DTN   4-1

 

USDA Lending Rates Down from March   4-3

 

Farm Labor: H-2A Visa Waiver Expanded – DTN   3-30

 

Young Farmer Leads USDA Initiative to Help out the Rookies   3-31

 

Dueling USDA Corn Estimates – DTN   4-3

 

House Passes Stimulus Bill – What’s In It For Ag? – DTN   3-30

 

Cleveland On Cotton: Is The Price Bottom Finally Established?   4-3

 

Cotton: Bales And Bales Of Uncertainty Flood The Market – DTN   4-1

 

Biofuels: COVID-19, Oil Prices Take Toll on Ethanol Plants   3-31

 

EPA Backs Off On Long-Running Wetlands Case – DTN   4-3

 

Federal Stimulus Includes Ag; Suppliers Accelerate Planting Input Deliveries  3-30

 

CRP: Hefty Signup Announced But Big Expiration Total Looms Ahead – DTN  3-29

  
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WEEDS

 

Georgia Weeds: 3 Reoccurring Herbicide Questions   4-3

 

Nebraska Weed Control: Profitability Is Rooted In Those Early Applications   4-3

 

South Carolina: Pesticide Certification Renewal Deadline, Testing Postponed   4-3

 

Pesticide Applications – Are you Prepared?   4-3

 

South Dakota: Palmer Amaranth an Aggressive Threat to Fields   4-3

 

Iowa: Deadline Waived for Pesticide Applicators to Renew Certification   4-2

 

THE WEST

 

Almond Orchard Recycling a Climate-Smart Strategy   4-2

 

California Cotton: 22% Acreage Drop Projected For 2020   3-31

 

California Walnuts: 10 Orchard Management Tips For April  3-28

 

MARKETS | MONEY

 

Wheat: USDA Predicts Slight Decline in U.S. Spring Wheat Planted Area   4-3

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   4-3

 

Moving Grain: Shippers Ask FMC To Publish Container Availability Rule   4-3

 

Rice: More Rice Acres For 2020, USDA Projects   4-2

 

Shurley on Cotton: Will the Bleeding Ever Stop?   4-3

 

Cotton Market: Why Do Futures So Closely Follow the Stock Market?   3-31

 

Grain Stocks: All Down from 2019 – USDA   3-31

 

Rough Rice Stocks Down 17% – USDA   3-31

 

Prospective Plantings: Corn, Soybean Acreage Up, Cotton Down Slightly   3-31

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   3-31

 

Thompson On Cotton: A Somber Start To Planting Season   3-30

 

Rice: 2019 U.S Imports Projected at Record High for 3rd Consecutive Year  3-30

 

Livestock: Hog Market Faces More Uncertainty, Volatility Going Forward  3-30

 

Liu On Cotton: Weighing Whether To Take The LDP  3-29

    

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WEATHER 

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Record Dry March for Florida   4-3

 

NOAA Monthly Drought Outlook – April   4-3

 

Arkansas: Tornado Adds Insult But Only Minor Injuries in Jonesboro  3-30

 

OTHER NEWS

 

Precision Ag: Amvac Enters Strategic Partnership With Canada’s Clean Seed   4-2

 

Fuel Report: Price Drop Continues   4-1

 

Biofuels: ‘Tequila’ Power More Efficient Than Corn, Sugar   3-31

 

Louisiana: Crawfish Q&A for Growers  3-30

  

IN THE FIELD  

 

Tennessee: Thinking About Insect Pests During Planting Season   4-3

 

Louisiana Cotton, Soybeans: Seed Treatments and Pesticide Regulations – Podcast   4-3

 

Arkansas: Rice Planned Acreage Increases, Falls Short of Analysts’ Expectations   4-1

 

Georgia: Disease Update – Soybean Rust, Peanut Seed Issues, Planting Date Recs   3-31


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Corn | Soybeans

 

Tennessee Corn: Minimize Nitrogen Loss with N Stabilizers   4-3

 

Soybeans: LL GT27 Beans Gain a Herbicide   4-3

 

Iowa Corn, Soybean: Planting Recommendation Updates   4-3

 

Michigan Soybeans: Reducing Planting Rates Can Increase Income   4-2

 

Minnesota: Optimal Soil Phosphorus, Potassium Levels – Podcast   4-2

 

Michigan: 12 Tips to Reduce Soybean Production Costs in a Tough Year   4-2

 

Soybeans: EPA Approves Isoxaflutole Herbicide On Resistant Varieties   4-1

 

Michigan: Think Carefully Before Using 2019 Soybean Seeds   4-2

 

Corn, Soybeans: 2020 Fungicide Efficacy Tables Available Online  3-30

 

Michigan: Benefits of Bin Aeration for Grains   4-2

 

North Carolina Soybeans: Time To Think About Marestail  3-30

 

Cotton

 

Alabama Cotton: Grasshoppers – A Sporadic Seedling Pest   4-3

 

North Carolina Cotton: Time To Start Checking Seed Quality Data Base   4-3

 

Mississippi Cotton: Virus And Rain Force Hard Planting Decisions   3-31

 

Alabama Cotton: 8 Points To Remember If Valor Is In Your Plan   3-31

 

Rice

 

Texas Rice: Early Planting Is Key to Success   4-3

 

Louisiana Rice: First Reported Case Of Apple Snail Damage In Rice   4-2

 

Rice: Considering Water Seeding? Tips, Tradeoffs   3-30

 

Pecans

 

Georgia Pecans: Scab Management with Early Bud Break – Podcast   4-3

 

Tobacco

 

Tobacco: A Good Crop in the Greenhouse   4-3

 

Wheat

 

Tennessee: Wheat Questions on the 1st of April   4-1

 

Ohio Wheat: Nitrogen Rate Recs In Cool Weather   4-1

 

Ohio: Broadcasting Red Clover into Wheat   4-1

 

Texas Blacklands Wheat: Wet Conditions Favorable for Diseases   3-31

 

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