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Editor: Debra L Ferguson

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AGFAX E-NEWS

 

Cotton – Southeast – More Pests Brewing, Pushed Along By Dry Conditions – AgFax   7-30

 

Rice: Coastal Harvest Disrupted, Hints Of Draining In Midsouth – AgFax   7-30

 

Cotton – Midsouth/Delta – Pests Ramp Up As Crop Pushes Into August – AgFax   7-29

 

Cotton – Southwest – Hanna Hits LRGV | Enlist Gets Reprieve – AgFax   7-29

 

EDITOR’S PICKS

 

Dicamba-Resistant Pigweed Confirmed. Now What? – DTN   7-30

 

Will Recent Payments Outside The Farm Bill Boost The Safety Net?   7-30

 

Farm Consolidation Occurs With Or Without Commodity Programs, Analysis Shows   7-29

 

Mystery Seed Problem Goes Global – DTN   7-31

 

Precision Ag Tech Boosts Land Values for Users   7-29

 

Ag Taxes: What to Know About Debt Forgiveness – DTN   7-28

 

Cleveland On Cotton: China Now Sits On Plenty Of Bales   7-31

 

Policy Pennings: Supply Management Won’t Reverse Export Trends   7-28

 

Corn Market: Will Prices Hit an Early Harvest Low? – DTN   7-28

 

Crop Insurance: How Did 2019 Loss Ratios Compare to Previous Years?   7-29

 

Farmers Having Their Day In Court On Missouri Farmland Flooding – DTN   7-28

 

Mystery Seed Recipients Advised to Report Shipments to USDA   7-28

 

The PIK Program…It Seemed Like A Good Idea At The Time   7-31

 

WEEDS

 

Iowa: Scout Now for Palmer Amaranth   7-31

 

Dicamba: Environmental Factors that Influence Application Success – Video   7-31

 

Iowa: What’s up With Waterhemp?   7-31

 

Missouri: Status of Dicamba Labels, Research on pH Modifiers – Video   7-30

 

Minnesota Soybeans: Walk, Hoe, Map, Mow – Your Best Aug. Weed Control Plan   7-30

 

Tennessee: Dicamba-Resistant Pigweed Makes Stewardship Even More Important   7-28

 

POLICY

 

USDA Bioengineered Label Law Challenged – DTN   7-31

 

Ethanol: Waiting on COVID Relief, None Yet in Sight – DTN   7-30

 

Coronavirus Aid: Senate Releases New Draft, Diverges from House   7-30

 

New COVID Aid Bill Stalled in Talks – DTN   7-28

 

WEATHER 

 

NOAA Drought Outlook Monthly – August   7-31

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Very Hot, Mostly Dry   7-30

 

THE WEST

 

California Almonds: Regulated Deficit Irrigation – Is It Appropriate for Your Operation?   7-27

 

MARKETS | MONEY | TRADE

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   7-31

 

Rice Market Update: Good Early Field Yields, Hanna Hurts 2nd Crop   7-31

 

Corn: Basis Levels Largely Ignore Illinois River Closure – DTN   7-30

 

Moving Grain: LaGrange Lock and Dam Closure Period Extended   7-30

 

Peanut Stocks: Utilization Up 2%, 2.4Bln Pounds in Storage   7-29

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   7-28

 

Shurley on Cotton: Rally Stalls, Market Looking More Uncertain   7-28

 

Ag Trade: Is China Meeting Phase One Commitments?   7-27

 

Livestock: China Requires Covid-19 Tests on Meats, Calls for Mass Testing of Brazilian Meatpackers   7-29

 

Livestock Markets: Few Surprises in USDA Cattle Reports   7-27

 

OTHER NEWS

 

Fuel Report: Marginal Price Declines   7-29

 

IN THE FIELD  

 

Arkansas: Rice Acreage May Cushion COVID’s Economic Impacts   7-31

 

Tennessee: Visual Symptoms – A Handy Tool in Identifying Nutrient Deficiency   7-28

 

Mississippi: Irrigation Thresholds, Triggers, and Automation – Podcast   7-27

 

Indiana Farmland Values Increase, Signs Point to Potential COVID-19 Slump   7-27

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Mississippi Corn: Wrapping up Late Season Management – Podcast   7-31

 

Illinois Corn: Keep an Eye Out for Southern Rust   7-30

 

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Get Ready to Manage Bollworms   7-31

 

Indiana Corn: Scout Pollen Heavy Areas for Rootworm Beetles   7-31

 

North Carolina Soybeans: Applying Foliar Fertilizers – Video   7-30

 

Minnesota: 5 Steps to Ensure Efficient Irrigation Management   7-29

 

Georgia Corn: Protecting Stored Grain from Insects   7-28

 

Louisiana Soybeans: Understanding Why Plants Shed Flowers, Pods   7-28

 

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Foliar Diseases Increasing, Should You Spray?   7-31

 

Illinois Soybeans: Dealing with Root Knot Nematodes   7-27

 

Tennessee Soybeans: Scouting for Diseases, Deciding on Fungicides   7-27

 

Corn, Soybeans: New Online Disease Severity, Insect Defoliation Training Tool Available   7-27

 

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Drought Effects, Alternative Management Considerations   7-27

 

Minnesota Corn: Online Course Helps Improve Profitability, Water Quality   7-28

 

Tennessee Corn: Southern Rust Present, Low Incidence, Severity   7-27

 

Cotton | Sorghum

 

South Carolina Cotton: Remain Alert For Bollworms But Add Stink Bugs To Your List   7-31

 

Texas LRGV Cotton: Heavy Crop Damage from Hanna   7-31

 

Mississippi: Everything to Know About Tarnished Plant Bugs – Podcast   7-31

 

Texas West Plains Cotton: Bollworm Management Considerations   7-31

 

Georgia Cotton: Increased Whitefly Pressure a Concern   7-31

 

Virginia Cotton: Evaluating Prematurely Cut-Out Crops   7-30

 

Texas High Plains Cotton: Bollworms, Lygus, Aphids – Podcast   7-29

 

Alabama Cotton: Pest Report, Rainfastness Considerations   7-29

 

Rice

 

Louisiana Rice Yield Reports, July 17-31, 2020   7-31

 

Arkansas Rice: Armyworms In Reproductive Rice – Spray Or No Spray?   7-31

 

Louisiana Rice: Harvest Gains Momentum   7-29

 

Texas Rice: Hurricane Hanna Impacts on Ratoon Crop   7-27

 

Louisiana: Row Rice Featured at Virtual Field Day   7-28

 

Peanuts | Pecans

 

Alabama Peanut Check-off Wins 95% Approval in Referendum   7-29

 

Georgia Pecans: 5 Tips for Dealing with Snails   7-27

 

Wheat

 

Kansas: Wheat Variety Disease and Insect Ratings for 2020   7-30

 

Spring Wheat Tour Goes Virtual Due to Coronavirus – DTN   7-28

 

Minnesota Wheat: Dealing with Fusarium Head Blight at Harvest   7-27

 

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