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AGFAX E-NEWS

 

Cotton – Midsouth – Planting Progressed But More Acres Still In The Sack – AgFax   5-28

 

Cotton – Southeast – Planting Moves Towards A Conclusion, One Way Or The Other   5-27

 

Rice Planting Inches Along In Delta, Heading Starts In Coastal Crop – AgFax   5-29

 

Cotton – Southwest – Some Dryland Planting is a Dust-in | Arizona’s 100+ Temps – AgFax   5-27

 

Herbicide Resistance – 7 Steps With Something New To Consider – AgFax Weed Solutions   5-25

 

Almonds – California – Not Too Early To Think About Hull Split – AgFax   5-23

 

EDITOR’S PICKS

 

DTN Fertilizer Trends: Making Economical Decisions   5-28

 

Corn, Soybean, Cotton – Basics of CFAP Direct Payments   5-29

 

Dicamba Cutoffs Coming Too Soon for Some Farmers – DTN   5-26

 

Rural Internet: Coronavirus Highlights Lack of Broadband – DTN   5-28

 

Shurley On Cotton: Market Direction — Questions Looking For Answers   5-26

 

Soybean Aphid Sucked into a 10-State Trap Network   5-28

 

Hubbs on Grain: Corn Prices Likely to Remain Range-Bound   5-26

 

Soybeans Planted with Autonomous Tractors - How Did it Go? - DTN  5-26

 

Family Business Survival - 'Nonviolent Communication' – DTN   5-26

 

Iowa: Research Reveals Answers Regarding the Use of Liquid Potassium in Rainy Seasons   5-27

 

Managing Ag PPE Needs When Supplies Are Short   5-29

 

Rice: Global Prices Recede from Peak; Some Remain Above Pre-Pandemic Levels   5-29

 

Catfish Producers Can Make Case for Relief Funds   5-28

 

Rice Market Update: Uncertainty Looms on Horizon for Harvest   5-28

 

Coronavirus: Aquaculture, Including Catfish, Not Covered by CFAP   5-26

 

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Enrollment Begins – DTN   5-29

 

COVID-19 Impacts on Livestock Markets Persist; Fed Says Ag Sector “Under Severe Stress”   5-26

 

Minnesota: COVID-19 Actions and What They Mean for Farmers   5-28

 

WEATHER 

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Widespread Rains, Thunderstorms   5-29

 

South Dakota: Grant County Designated Natural Disaster Area   5-28

 

Texas: Aransas County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Drought   5-28

 

THE WEST

 

California Almonds: 7 Points of Focus Ahead of Hull Split and Harvest   5-28

 

California: Can Oilfield Water Safely Be Reused for Irrigation?   5-26

 

MARKETS | MONEY

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   5-29

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   5-29

 

Moving Grain: STB Invites Additional Input on Rate Review Options   5-28

 

Ag Sales to China Tick Upward – DTN   5-28

 

Grain Markets: How Are We Weathering COVID-19? – DTN   5-28

 

Rice: New Tariff Code Helps Trap Aromatic Imports   5-26

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   5-26

 

WEEDS

 

Tennessee Corn: Options to Manage Glyphosate-Resistant Johsongrass   5-29

 

Indiana Soybeans: Dicamaba Application Cutoff Is June 20   5-29

 

Pennsylvania: Advice for Control on Out-of-Control Weeds   5-29

 

OTHER NEWS

 

Fuel Report: Diesel Up Slightly, Gasoline Jumps Higher   5-28

 

Sacketts to Continue Fight Against Clean Water Act – DTN   5-29

 

Webinar: Arthritis and Ag – The Importance of Protecting Your Joints – June 2   5-26

 

Iowa: Pesticide Labels and Endangered Species   5-28

 

IN THE FIELD  

 

Mississippi: Drier Weather Helps Growers Catch Up on Planting   5-29

 

Louisiana: Crawfish Season Winding Down; Time to Restock Ponds   5-28

 

Louisiana Crawfish: 5 Steps to Minimize Impacts of White Spot Syndrome Virus   5-26

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Michigan: When to Replant Soybeans After a Frost   5-29

 

Pennsylvania: How to Make Wise Replanting Decisions   5-29

 

Tennessee Soybeans: Planting, Replanting, and Supplementing Weak Stands   5-29

 

Louisiana Soybeans: Planting Passes 80%; Don’t Stress Over Low Plant Populations   5-28

 

North Carolina, Virginia Corn: The Threshold for Stink Bugs Is Changing   5-28

 

Nebraska: Soybean Gall Midge Alert Network   5-27

 

Alabama Corn: Watch Out for Grasshoppers   5-27

 

Minnesota: Nitrogen Fertilizer Economics – Podcast   5-27

 

Nebraska: Watch for Seed Injury from Corn Maggot   5-27

 

Iowa: New Trapping Network for Corn Rootworm   5-26

 

Tennessee: 2020 Top Bean Soybean Yield Contest Details   5-29

 

Nebraska Corn: Managing Stalk Borers   5-27

 

Cotton | Sorghum

 

Texas Plains: Some Heavy Thrips Spots, Pillbugs Doing Damage – Podcast   5-29

 

South Carolina Cotton: Grasshoppers Remain The Main Focus   5-29

 

Alabama Cotton: Thrips, Grasshopper Control – New Videos   5-28

 

North Carolina Cotton: Failed Stand. Now What?   5-27

 

Tennessee: Cotton Producers’ Prevented Planting Decision   5-27

 

Texas Cotton: Time to Increase Defense Against Thrips   5-27

 

Tennessee Cotton: Suggestions to Minimize Injury with 1st POST Applications   5-27

 

Livestock

 

Meat Packing Concentration – Advantages and Disadvantages   5-28

 

Texas Livestock: Cattle Fever Tick Numbers on the Rise   5-26

 

Rice

 

Rice Straw Finds a Variety of Sustainable Uses   5-28

 

Tobacco

 

Tobacco: Good Start in Deep South, Weather Slows Setting Elsewhere   5-29

 

Peanuts | Pecans

 

Georgia Peanuts: 3 Thoughts on Weed Management   5-29

 

Peanuts: Better, Faster, Breeding with Biophysics   5-26

 

Wheat

 

Michigan Wheat: Fungicide Options for Fusarium Head Blight   5-29

 

Kansas Hard Red Winter Wheat Tour Goes Virtual   5-28

 

Ohio Wheat: Online Tool Helps Assess Scab Risk   5-27

 

North Carolina Wheat: Timing Harvest for Top Quality – Video   5-26

 

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