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Editor: Debra L Ferguson

Associate Editor: Ernst Undesser

 

AGFAX E-NEWS

 

Cotton – Southeast – Plant Bugs Influencing Treatment Decisions As July Starts – AgFax   7-2

 

Cotton – Midsouth – With Pests, Is This The Calm Before The Storm? - AgFax   7-2

 

Cotton – Southwest – Bolls Popping, Young Plants Coming On – AgFax   7-1

 

Rice – Coastal Producers Gearing Up For Harvest – AgFax   7-2

 

AgFax Grain: Redbanded, Kudzu Bugs Appearing Early In Soybeans  6-28

 

AgFax Grain: This Week’s Issues, Recommendations In Midwest Soy, Corn  6-28

 

California Almonds: A Big Crop Begins Splitting – AgFax  6-28

 

EDITOR’S PICKS

 

Ag Trade: Chinese Imports Not on Pace to Meet Phase One Targets   7-2

 

Senate Ag Committee Advances U.S. Grain Standards Act Extension – DTN   7-1

 

Shurley on Cotton: On Our Way to Unlocking Higher Prices?   7-1

 

USDA Announces Flexibilities for Filing ‘Notice of Loss’ for Failed, Prevented Planted Acres   7-2

 

U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement in Effect July 1 – DTN   7-2

 

Retiring Farmland To Boost Markets…An Idea Past Its Prime?   7-2

 

Cotton: Corteva Buys J.G. Boswell’s Stake In PhytoGen Seed Company   7-1

 

Livestock: Bearish Hogs, Pigs Report with Few Bright Spots on the Horizon   6-29

 

Succession Planning: Don’t Forget Your Bookkeeper – DTN   7-1

 

Would Set-Aside Programs Boost Commodity Prices? (First In A Series)   6-29

 

Biofuels: EPA Holding Up on RFS Volumes – DTN   7-2

 

Lower Harvest-Time Grain Futures — An Accumulation Of Causes   7-1

 

Iowa Farm Business: Liquidity Remains a Concern   6-29

 

Farm Progress, Husker Harvest Days Shows Canceled – DTN   7-2

 

WEATHER 

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Mostly Hit or Miss Rains   7-2

 

NOAA Drought Outlook Monthly – July   7-1

 

Alabama: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought   7-2

 

Mississippi: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought   7-2

 

Oklahoma: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought   7-2

 

California: 22 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought   7-2

 

South Dakota: Deuel County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Floods   7-2

 

Ohio: Warmer Weather Favored for Rest of Growing Season   6-30

 

WEEDS

 

Iowa Soybeans: Identifying Common Herbicide Symptoms   6-30

 

Tennessee: Dicamba – Concerns About Poor Pigweed Control   6-30

 

Pesticide Safety Training – EPA Releases Pandemic Guidelines   6-30

 

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Junglerice Control After Initial Glyphosate + Dicamba Application   6-29

 

Cover Crops for Weed Management – Researchers Respond to Herbicide Crackdown   6-29

 

Indiana: Weed Management Considerations for Late June   6-29

 

Nebraska: Volunteer Wheat Control is Critical for Next Year’s Yields   7-1

 

Sustainable Weed Management: Cooperation, Preparation, Science Are Key – Commentary   6-29

 

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Controlling Volunteer Corn   6-29

 

THE WEST

 

California Almonds: An In-Depth Look at Spear-Lep Insecticide   6-29

 

California: Almond Gumming – When Is It a Problem?   6-29

 

California Walnuts: 10 Key Management Points Ahead Of Harvest  6-27

 

California Walnuts: More Mold, More Questions  6-27

 

California Walnuts: Using Ethephon in a Year With Lean Prices, Straggled Leafout  6-27

 

MARKETS | MONEY | TRADE

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   7-2

 

USDA Lending Rates Unchanged from June   7-1

 

Moving Grain: Effect of Large Verdict Awards on Trucking Industry   7-2

 

U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement Enters Into Force, NAFTA Nixed   7-1

 

Weekly Grain Inspections Mixed – DTN   7-1

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   6-30

 

Ag Trade: China’s Restrictions on Food Imports Meet Resistance from Exporters   6-29

 

INDUSTRY

 

PhytoGen Best Yielders Donate FFA Jackets   7-1

 

STAR Energy FS and GROWMARK FS to Merge   6-30

 

Georgia Cotton Commission – Richey Seaton Retiring, Sills to Serve as Executive Director   7-1

 

OTHER NEWS

 

Argentina Combats Locust Cloud, Brazil Stays on Alert   6-30

 

IN THE FIELD  

 

Tennessee: Weed, Insect Problems Going into July – Podcast   7-2

 

Arkansas: Corn, Cotton Acreage Fall; Soybeans, Rice Make Gains   6-30

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Minnesota: Midseason Flooding and Its Impacts on Yields   7-1

 

Nebraska: Fungicide Resistance and Management of Frogeye Leaf Spot of Soybean   7-1

 

Kentucky Soybeans: Septoria Brown Spot and Phyllosticta Leaf Spot   7-1

 

Minnesota: True Armyworm Spottings   7-1

 

Nebraska: Japanese Beetles Emerging   7-1

 

Ohio Soybeans: Double Crop Recommendations   6-30

 

Alabama Soybeans: Scout Fields for Redbanded Stink Bugs   6-30

 

Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: Grasshoppers Return – Time to Scout Field Borders   6-29

 

Illinois Corn: Dealing with Bacterial Leaf Streak   6-29

 

Cotton | Sorghum

 

Virginia Cotton: Growth, Squaring Advance   7-2

 

Texas LRGV Cotton: Pests Largely Quiet   7-2

 

Alabama: Unusual Weather Gives Unusual Year for Cotton Insects   7-1

 

Texas West Plains Cotton: Insects Mostly Quiet, Weeds a Bigger Problem   7-2

 

North Carolina Cotton: Pre-Bloom Plant Bug Management   7-1

 

Rice

 

Rice Market Update: Gulf Coast Harvest Gets Early Start   7-2

 

Rice Disease Alert: Leaf Blast Has Started; Sheath Blight Is Bouncing   7-1

 

Peanuts | Pecans

 

Georgia Pecans: New Triazole Fungicides Show Promise   6-30

 

Georgia Peanuts: 3 Comments on Current Weed Situation   6-30

 

National Peanut Board Launches Research Database   6-29

 

Tobacco

 

Tobacco: Transplanting Ends as Harvest Kicks Off   7-2

 

Wheat

 

Minnesota Wheat: Diseases Quiet, Risk High for Fusarium Head Blight   7-1

 

Oklahoma Wheat: Harvest Nearly Complete   6-30

 

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