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AGFAX E-NEWS

 

Cotton – Southeast – Insect Patterns Skewed By Weather, Late Crop – AgFax   7-8

 

Cotton – Midsouth – Pests Remain Mostly Light But Rains Add Complications – AgFax   7-9

 

Rice Harvest Starts In South Louisiana – AgFax   7-9

 

Cotton – Southwest – 100 Degree Days Ahead – AgFax   7-8

 

California Almonds: Growers Move Into Hull Split Spraying With Plenty Of Approaches – AgFax   7-5

 

EDITOR’S PICKS

 

Dicamba: Off-Target, Once Again – DTN   7-10

 

With COVID-19 We All Really Are “In the Same Boat”   7-9

 

Coronavirus: American Farm Bureau Pres. Tests Positive – DTN   7-10

 

Small Business Administration Reopened for Paycheck Protection Loans – DTN   7-10

 

Hubbs on Grain: USDA Surprises Drive Corn Prices Higher   7-6

 

Cleveland On Cotton: Bright Spots But Still Plenty Of Shadows   7-10

 

Farmland Values Hold Steady Despite Weaker Economic Conditions   7-9

 

Ag Trade: China Buys U.S. Corn, Cotton, Pace Too Slow for Phase One Pledges   7-9

 

Farmer Sentiment Rebounds Amidst Ongoing COVID-19 Concerns – Ag Barometer   7-7

 

Corn Belt Is Hot and Dry with Increasing Pests – DTN   7-10

 

Rural Hospital Coped With Covid-19…At Least, So Far – DTN   7-8

 

WEEDS

 

Iowa: Dicamba 2020 – What Went Wrong?   7-10

 

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Post Herbicide Applications – Considerations and Challenges   7-10

 

Tennessee: Addressing Escapes from Follow-up Applications in Xtend, Enlist Crops   7-8

 

Ohio Soybeans: Mid-Season Weed Management – Hot, Dry Edition   7-8

 

Dicamba: Recent Research on Volatization and Off-Target Injury   7-8

 

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Dicamba Alternatives for Weed Management   7-8

 

Illinois: Weed Control in Wheat Stubble Fields   7-8

 

POLICY

 

Soybeans and PLC: A Need for Better Equity Among Program Crops   7-9

 

Infrastructure Bill Approved by House, but Don’t Hold Your Breath – DTN   7-9

 

Agriculture’s Role In U.S. House Climate Change Plan – DTN   7-5

 

Ethanol: Issues Over EPA Small-Refinery Exemption Requests Persist   7-6

 

WEATHER 

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Storms, Scattered Showers Across South/Southeast   7-10

 

Texas: 11 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Multiple Events   7-8

 

Texas: 10 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought   7-7

 

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

 

Georgia: 10 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Storms, Freeze   7-7

 

Texas: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought   7-6

 

THE WEST

 

California Almonds: USDA Projects Crop Up 18%   7-7

 

USDA Reports - Scroll Down

 

MARKETS | MONEY | TRADE

 

Illinois Grain Farms: How Did Prevented Planting Affect Income in 2019?   7-8

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   7-10

 

Rice Market: WASDE Last Big Update Before Harvest   7-9

 

Corn Market: How Does the Year of the Pandemic Compare to 2000? – DTN   7-9

 

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights   7-10

 

Cattle Market: Bulls or Bears? Let’s Look at the Facts – DTN   7-10

 

Moving Grain: USDA Participates in Ex Parte Communications with STB Members   7-9

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   7-7

 

Rice: Look For Price Softening   7-5

 

Livestock: China Expands Suspension of Meat Imports from Brazil   7-7

 

INDUSTRY

 

USA Rice Elects New Leadership   7-10

 

Establishment of the American Pecan Promotion Board   7-8

 

OTHER NEWS

 

Fuel Report: Prices Up Slightly   7-8

 

Rice: Brazilian Farmer Learns About Production in the Bayou   7-7

 

IN THE FIELD  

 

Mississippi: Soybean, Peanut Acreage Exceeds Early Forecasts, Cotton Tumbles   7-6

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Corn: Tassel Emergence and Pollen Shed   7-10

 

Corn: Silk Development and Emergence   7-10

 

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Hoping for Rain – Crops at Mid-Season   7-10

 

Michigan Soybeans: Moisture Stress and High Temperature Effects on Yields   7-10

 

Pennsylvania Soybeans: White Mold, Sporecaster Forecasts, and Scouting   7-10

 

Iowa Corn: Impacts of the Heat and Dry Weather on Pollination 2020   7-10

 

Kentucky Soybeans: Foliar Fungicide Considerations   7-10

 

Ohio: Drought Projections Do Not Go Well With Fungicide Applications   7-10

 

Mississippi Corn: Post Tassel Management, Scouting Recommendations – Podcast   7-10

 

Iowa: How Much Do Conservation Measures Influence Nutrient Loss?   7-10

 

South, Central Texas Corn: An Unusual Year for Diseases   7-10

 

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Foliar Fungicide Decisions   7-9

 

Kentucky Corn: Time for Foliar Fungicide Application Decisions  7-10

 

Ohio: Corn Growth in Hot and Dry Conditions   7-10

 

Indiana Soybeans: Good Time to Scout for Spider Mites   7-9

 

Iowa: Soybean Gall Midge Larvae Active   7-10

 

Soybeans: K-State Leads Effort to Develop Heat Stress-Resilient Varieties   7-9

 

Pennsylvania: Pest Species That Love the Heat   7-10

 

North Carolina Corn: Improving Fertilizer, Water Management – Video   7-9

 

Tennessee: Soybean Scout School Recording   7-9

 

Louisiana: Soybean Response to Flooding   7-8

 

Minnesota: Nitrogen Management for Today’s Environment   7-9

 

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Are You Suffering Potassium Deficiency?   7-8

 

Iowa: Caterpillars in Soybeans   7-10

 

Indiana Corn: When Is Lodging Caused by Rootworm Feeding? – Video   7-6

 

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Disease Notes for Early July   7-10

 

Ohio Soybeans: Foliar Fertilizer Applications   7-8

 

Tennessee Corn: Disease, Fungicide Considerations   7-6

 

Louisiana Soybeans: Evaluating Nitrogen-Fixing Nodules   7-6

 

Cotton | Sorghum

 

Texas LRGV Cotton: Heavy Boll Loads, Late Season Thrips   7-10

 

South Carolina Cotton: Bollworm Trap Counts Bump Up   7-10

 

Oklahoma Cotton: Bollworm Management Considerations   7-10

 

Georgia Cotton: Tips for Scouting, Managing Stink Bugs – Podcast   7-10

 

Texas High Plains IPM: Fleahoppers on the Rise, Irrigation Critical – Podcast   7-9

 

Tennessee Cotton: Linking Visual Auxin Injury to Yield Penalties   7-9

 

Georgia Cotton: Target Spot – July Begins the “Red Zone”   7-9

 

Alabama Cotton: Tarnished Plant Bug Alert   7-8

 

North Carolina Cotton: Plant Bug Scouting for Differently Aged Fields – Timing Is Everything   7-8

 

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Spider Mites, Bollworm Moth Numbers Rising   7-7

 

North Carolina Cotton: Pre-Bloom PGR Decisions   7-6

 

Livestock

 

Livestock: USDA Filling Foot and Mouth Disease Vaccine Bank – DTN   7-10

 

Smarter Grazing – The Paddock Approach – DTN   7-8

 

Rice

 

Arkansas Rice: Pairing Fungicides to Manage Diseases   7-10

 

Louisiana Crawfish: Planting Rice for Forage   7-10

 

Peanuts | Pecans

 

Georgia Pecans: Time for Leaf Tissue Sampling   7-10

 

USDA Announces Loan Rates for 2020 Crop Peanuts   7-9

 

Wheat

 

Wheat Harvest: COVID-19 Slows Custom Crews – DTN   7-10

 

USDA

 

Global Markets: Oilseeds – Corn Oil Trade Falls with Increased Competition, Tighter U.S. Supplies   7-10

 

Global Markets: Corn – Prices in China Run High   7-10

 

Global Markets: Rice – Thai Exports Contract, But Rebound Expected Next Year   7-10

 

Global Markets: Wheat – Philippine Imports Surge While Duties Implemented on Turkish Flour   7-10

 

Global Markets: Cotton – State Reserve Impacts China Import Demand   7-10

 

WASDE Cotton: Reduced U.S. Production, Exports, Stocks   7-10

 

WASDE Oilseeds: Domestic Soybean Production Increased   7-10

 

WASDE Rice: Record High U.S. Imports   7-10

 

WASDE Coarse Grains: Lower U.S. Stocks Despite Reduced Usage   7-10

 

WASDE Wheat: Lower Domestic Use, Increased Stocks   7-10

 

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