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Editor: Debra L Ferguson

Associate Editor: Ernst Undesser

 

AGFAX E-NEWS

 

California Almonds: Rains Prompting More Fungicides But Are Slowing Pests…For Now – AgFax Tree Crops   4-4

 

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

 

The Petersons are Back with More Music and Fun   4-9

 

 

EDITOR’S PICKS

 

Hubbs on Grain: Implications of 97 Million Corn Acres   4-6

 

Coronavirus: When Ag Chem Labels Require N95 Masks, Will You Have Them?   4-7

 

USDA Extends Loan Maturity for Marketing Assistance Loans   4-9

 

DTN Fertilizer Trends: Prices Inch Higher   4-9

 

Farmer Sentiment Plummets as Coronavirus Concerns Rise – Ag Barometer   4-7

 

Dicamba: A Quick Overview On Realities, Safety Measures And New Findings – DTN   4-6

 

Coronavirus: Machinery Manufacturer Engines Sputter – DTN   4-9

 

Farmland: Database Makes Every Field More Of An Open Book – DTN   4-8

 

Coronavirus: Ethanol Industry Takes Massive Hit As People Stay Home   4-9

 

Rice: Coronavirus Upends World Trade Projections   4-9

 

Farm Finances: Contingency Planning with Cash Flow Shortages   4-6

 

Biofuels: Appellate Court Denies Rehearing in RFS Case, Ethanol Plants Idled   4-8

 

CORONAVIRUS

 

Coronavirus Actions Puts Strain on Ag – DTN   4-6

 

On-Farm COVID-19 Safety Measures – Video   4-8

 

Texas: Unique COVID-19 Social-Distancing Message for Farmers   4-6

 

Coronavirus: Tips for Keeping Your Farm Disease Free   4-7

 

Coronavirus: A “Just In Case” List Farmers Should Consider   4-6

 

COVID-19 Hampers Markets, Worker Safety, Health Garner Increased Attention   4-9

 

Louisiana: LSU Ag Keeping in Touch with Farmers, Ranchers   4-9

 

Louisiana: Act Quickly for CARES Aid   4-8

 

Coronavirus: Global Food Markets “Well Balanced,” Trucking Issues a Concern   4-8

 

Coronavirus: Food Prices Rise; Labor Remains a Concern   4-7

  
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WEEDS

 

What’s the Deal with Dicamba Litigation? April 15 Webinar   4-9

 

Tennessee: Poa and Ryegrass Causing Burndown Issues   4-9

 

Burndown Herbicides: How Are They Affected by Temperature, Rain   4-9

 

Iowa: Pesticide Certification – Options Available for New Applicators   4-9

 

INDUSTRY

 

Cotton, Soybeans: Enlist Weed Webinar – April 21   4-9

 

THE WEST

 

California Alfalfa: Managing Blue Alfalfa Aphids   4-8

 

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MARKETS | MONEY

 

Rice Market Update: Delta Rice Farmers Poised to Make Planting Progress   4-9

 

Corn Prices and Covid-19 Trends: Plenty Of “Numerical Uncertainty” – DTN   4-6

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   4-9

 

Moving Grain: FMC Works to Alleviate Disruptions   4-9

 

Livestock: COVID-19 Hits Packing Plants – DTN   4-9

 

Arkansas Rice: Don’t Panic, Positive Points In The Market   4-6

 

Grain Transportation: Trucking Weight Limits, Other Regulatory Concerns – DTN   4-8

 

Thompson On Cotton: The Saga (And Uncertainty) Continues   4-8

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   4-7

    

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WEATHER 

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Improvements for South Texas; Gulf Coast Still Dry   4-9

 

Iowa: Spring Weather Outlook, Potential Crop Impacts   4-8

 

Weather: Active Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted   4-7

 

OTHER NEWS

 

Georgia’s Blossoming Citrus Industry Susceptible to Citrus Greening Disease   4-8

 

Louisiana Crawfish Farmers Take a Hit from COVID-19   4-7

 

Florida Watermelons: Crops in the Ground, Uncertainty Abounds   4-7

 

IN THE FIELD  

 

Arkansas Crop Insurance Planting Dates   4-9

 

Tennessee: Soil Fertility, Nutrient Management Practices Survey   4-9

 

Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Tractor? Proper Ballast, Tire Pressure.   4-9

 

Louisiana: True Armyworms in Field Crops and Pastures   4-7

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Iowa: Preemergence Herbicide Application Timings – Pros and Cons   4-9

 

Pennsylvania: Early Preplant Herbicides – How Early Can They Be Sprayed?   4-9

 

Minnesota Corn: Should You Credit N Following Fallow Fields?   4-9

 

Iowa: 10 Considerations for Adopting Strip-Till   4-9

 

North Carolina Soybeans: Pre-Plant Fertility Tips – Video   4-9

 

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Crop Budgets Revised with Lower Prices   4-9

 

Iowa Corn: Flexibility in the Timing of Strip-Till with Nutrient Application   4-8

 

Louisiana Soybeans: Planting Moves Ahead   4-8

 

Minnesota: Managing Prevent Plant Acres   4-8

 

Ohio: Spring Safety Tips   4-8

 

Indiana: When to Plant Corn   4-8

 

Iowa: Are You Planting on a Level Playing Field?   4-8

 

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Planting Considerations for 2020   4-8

 

Ohio: Preparing to Plant in 2020   4-8

 

Louisiana Corn: Replanting – 3 Ways to Control a Failed Stand   4-7

 

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Pythium- An Early Season Pain   4-6

 

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Cotton

 

Cotton: Fungi Can Decrease Root Knot Nematode Galling   4-8

 

Rice

 

Missouri Rice: Planting Hampered by Wet Conditions   4-9

 

Arkansas Rice: Looking For Positive Signs As Planting Progress Stalls   4-6

 

Peanuts 

 

Webinar: Peanut, Cotton COVID-19 Relief Act Update   4-8

 

Florida Peanuts: Don’t Be Surprised by Spotted Wilt Virus   4-6

 

Wheat

 

Illinois: Wheat Progress and Early Season Diseases   4-8

 

Tennessee: Wheat Diseases and Fungicide Options   4-8

 

Arkansas Winter Wheat: Another Tough Year   4-7

 

USDA

 

WASDE Cotton: Sharply Lower U.S. Exports, Consumption   4-9

 

WASDE Oilseeds: Reduced Domestic Usage, Increased Ending Stocks   4-9

 

WASDE Rice: Domestic Usage Unchanged, Lower Ending Stocks   4-9

 

WASDE Coarse Grains: Increased Domestic Feed, Residual Use, Larger Stocks   4-9

 

WASDE Wheat: Lower U.S. Demand, Increased Ending Stocks   4-9

 

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