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AGFAX E-NEWS

 

Cotton – Southeast – Insects Ramping Up, Whiteflies Add Complications In Lower Region – AgFax   8-5

 

Rice Harvest – More Light At The End Of The Tunnel – AgFax   8-6

 

Cotton – Midsouth – More Fields Cutting Out But Still A Ways To Go With Insects – AgFax   8-6

 

Cotton – Southwest – Hanna Damages | PGR Talk | Avoid the Hoe – AgFax   8-5

 

EDITOR’S PICKS

 

Two Major Ag Cooperatives Set To Ink Merger Deal   8-7

 

Crop Insurance: USDA Extends Payment Deadlines, Defers Interest Accrual Due to COVID-19   8-5

 

USDA Offers Annual Installment Deferral Option for Farm Storage Facility Loan Borrowers   8-6

 

Farm Business: Pandemic-Proof Your Succession Legacy – DTN   8-7

 

Biofuels: Department of Energy Recommendation on RFS Exemption Requests   8-6

 

Ag Economy: Farmers Face Increasing Financial Pressure from COVID-19 – DTN   8-7

 

Pesticides: Legislation Would Ban Some Chemicals – DTN   8-6

 

Biofuels: Ethanol Awaits Fate on Waivers, Aid – DTN   8-7

 

Precision Ag: Big Data to Calculate Carbon – DTN   8-5

 

Farmers Less Optimistic About Future – Ag Barometer   8-4

 

Cover Crops Locate Additional Soil N – DTN   8-3

 

Hubbs on Grain: Soybean Crop Potential Tempering Demand News   8-3

 

Grain Transportation: Waterways Infrastructure Bill Advances Through Congress – DTN   8-5

 

USDA Lending Rates Unchanged from July   8-4

 

DTN Fertilizer Trends: Prices Continue Mostly Lower   8-7

 

Feeding The Hungry During The Pandemic — Twists And Turns Ahead   8-4

 

WEEDS

 

Indiana Corn: Split Applications Of Soil Residual Herbicides – Video   8-7

 

Iowa Soybeans: Managing Herbicide-Resistant Waterhemp with Cover Crops, Narrow Rows   8-7

 

Pennsylvania: Stop Weed Seed Set, Burndown Options Before Cover Crops   8-7

 

Missouri Soybeans: Weed Management and New Herbicides – Video   8-5

 

Arkansas Soybeans: Discovering Best Practices in Integrated Weed Management – Video   8-4

 

Mississippi: Recent Troublesome Pigweed Escapes – Podcast   8-4

 

INDUSTRY

 

COVID-19: Tyson Discloses Extra Costs Triggered By Pandemic – DTN   8-5

 

Valley Irrigation Steps Into Flood Irrigation With Purchase Of Mississippi Company   8-4

 

WEATHER 

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Record High Temps in Some Areas   8-7

 

Ohio: Drought Conditions Expand but Some Relief Ensues   8-4

 

THE WEST

 

Almonds: Australian Industry Sees Slowdown In Planting But More Room For Growth   8-3

 

MARKETS | MONEY | TRADE

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   8-7

 

Moving Grain: Effects of Covid-19 on America’s Infrastructure   8-7

 

Rice Market Update: Harvest Gains Strength, South Delta Draining Fields   8-7

 

Wheat Market: Trade Policy, Competitive Prices Support U.S. Export Sales   8-6

 

Ag Trade: U.S., China to Discuss Phase One Deal Later This Month   8-5

 

Shurley on Cotton: Prices Advance on Crop Conditions, Stronger Exports   8-5

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   8-4

 

Soybeans: Bearish Market Has One Bright Spot – DTN   8-3

 

Ag Trade: China Makes (Another) Record U.S. Corn Purchase in July   8-3

 

OTHER NEWS

 

Louisiana: 4 Inducted into Ag Hall of Distinction   8-7

 

Fuel Report: Marginal Price Declines Continue   8-5

 

IN THE FIELD  

 

Arkansas: Stored Grain Insect Control Starts With Proper Bin Sanitation   8-7

 

Ohio: NRCS Seeks Comments on 590 Nutrient Management Standard Update   8-4

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Corn: Potential Causes of Poor Kernel Set   8-7

 

Minnesota: Nitrogen Fertilizer Application Restrictions Beginning Soon   8-7

 

Illinois: Weather and the 2020 Corn and Soybean Crops   8-7

 

Louisiana Soybeans: LSU Trials Help Farmers Choose the Best Varieties   8-5

 

Minnesota: Management Tips for Soybean Aphids – Podcast   8-5

 

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: 2021 Crop Budgets Available   8-5

 

Midwest Crops: Hot, Dry Summer Invites Two-Spotted Mites – DTN   8-3

 

Minnesota: Manure Management Tips – Podcast   8-3

 

Iowa: Recorded Essential Row Crop Management Webinars Available   8-3

 

Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: Managing Spider Mites   8-3

 

Georgia: Protecting, Managing Stored Grain   8-4

 

Cotton | Sorghum

 

Mississippi Cotton: Managing Your Crop After Cutout – Podcast   8-7

 

North Carolina Cotton: 3 Common Questions About PGRs   8-7

 

Texas High Plains Cotton: Bollworms and Other Pests to Watch – Podcast   8-6

 

South Carolina Cotton: Bollworms Demand Attention But Not Necessarily Treatments   8-7

 

Alabama Cotton: Insect Control Considerations for the Remainder of 2020   8-5

 

Mississippi Cotton: Massive Egg Lay Management in Late Crops – Podcast   8-7

 

Texas West Plains IPM: Critical Period for All Crops, Keep Scouting Fields   8-6

 

Virginia Cotton: Crop Potential – Better Than It Was   8-5

 

Alabama Cotton, Soybeans: Insects Mostly Quiet, Redbanded Stink Bugs a Concern   8-4

 

Texas Cotton: When Can You Shut Off Irrigation?   8-6

 

Cotton: Cut Out – What Exactly Does It Mean?   8-4

 

Virginia Cotton: Tropical Storm a Welcome Delay   8-4

 

Texas High Plains Cotton: Keep an Eye Out for Bollworms   8-3

 

Alabama Cotton: Dealing with Stemphylium Leaf Spot   8-3

 

Texas Plains IPM: Lygus Numbers Rise, Drought Stress Continues   8-3

 

Rice

 

Louisiana Rice: Harvest Reaching Half-Way Mark   8-7

 

Louisiana Rice Yield Report, August 1-7   8-7

 

Mississippi Rice: Crop Looks Promising as Harvest Approaches   8-7

 

Mid-South Rice: Lack of Rain Puts Focus on Irrigation   8-6

 

Peanuts | Pecans

 

Georgia Pecans: Scorch in Young Trees, Fruit Thinning, Crop Status – Podcast   8-4

 

Georgia Pecans: Water Stage Fruit Split   8-3

 

Tobacco

 

Tobacco: South Carolina Escapes Damage from Isaias   8-5

 

Wheat

 

Texas Wheat: AgriLife Extension Releases Annual ‘Picks List’   8-7

 

Tennessee Wheat: 2019-2020 Variety Trial Results   8-5

 

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