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AGFAX E-NEWS

 

Cotton – Southeast – Mixed Pest Populations Making For Tough Decisions — AgFax   8-13

 

Rice Harvest Approaches in Midsouth…Finally – AgFax   8-13

 

Cotton – Midsouth/Delta – Bollworms Head North, More Cotton Moves Into Safety Zone – AgFax   8-13

 

Cotton – Southwest – Late Season Scouting | Hanna’s Hard Hit on LRGV – AgFax   8-12

 

EDITOR’S PICKS

 

Midwest Grain Storage Torn Up by Storm – DTN   8-11

 

Texas Field Reports: Hurricane Hanna Damage Estimated at $400Mln 8-11

 

Iowa Assesses Derecho Damage to Ag – DTN   8-12

 

Corn Belt Farmland Values Hold Steady   8-14

 

Ag Economy Highlights – Farm Bankruptcies, Drought, Derecho, and Land Values   8-12

 

Ag Trade: Strong Trade with China Still Behind Phase One Commitments   8-13

 

Recovering U.S. Share of World Crop Exports Is Ag Policy’s Zombie Idea – Opinion   8-12

 

Cleveland On Cotton: Nothing Bullish In The Market…Not Even O.A. Cleveland   8-14

 

Farm Leases: How Do Net Returns Compare Among Different Arrangements?   8-10

 

Corn, Soybeans: Simple Formulas to Check Yields – DTN   8-14

 

Hubbs on Grain: Is Corn Bottoming or Taking a Breather?  8-10

 

5 Ag Commodities Show Bullish Resilience Amid Pandemic – DTN   8-11

 

USDA Announces More Eligible Commodities for CFAP   8-11

 

Ethanol Production Profits During the COVID Pandemic   8-14

 

COVID-19 And Meatpacking Workers: A Heavy Toll, Uneven Safety Measures – DTN   8-11

 

WEEDS

 

Cereal Rye Seeding Rate Effects on Soybean Growth, Waterhemp Suppression – Video   8-11

 

INDUSTRY

 

Cotton Board Proposes Funding Cuts To 2021 Promo Programs   8-12

 

Brandt Acquires Retail Agronomy Company   8-10

 

Nichino America Signs Supply Agreement with Nufarm Americas   8-10

 

WEATHER 

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Hit or Miss Rains Across Most of the U.S.   8-14

 

Iowa: Drones Help Scout Derecho Crop Damage   8-14

 

THE WEST

 

California: Grocery Chain and Vertical Farm Partner Up   8-12

 

California Almonds: July Shipments “Surprisingly High”   8-12

 

MARKETS | MONEY | TRADE

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   8-14

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   8-14

 

Moving Grain: Officials Sign Agreement for Deepening Lower Mississippi River   8-14

 

Rice Market Update: Harvest in Full Swing, 1st Shipment Underway   8-14

 

Shurley on Cotton: USDA Numbers Offer an Unfavorable Surprise   8-13

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   8-11

 

Ag Trade: Chinese Soybean Imports Robust in July  8-10

 

Thompson on Cotton: Last Week’s Market Retreat Fueled By Multiple Factors  8-10

 

OTHER NEWS

 

Tennessee: Ag Sectors Taking Hit from COVID-19   8-14

 

Fuel Report: Prices Little Changed   8-12

 

Arkansas Rice Farmer Robert Petter, Sr. Passes On   8-14

 

IN THE FIELD  

 

Iowa: Assessing Grain Bin Damage   8-14

 

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Time to Lower Cash Rents?   8-12

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Digital Yield Tour: Iowa Weather Beating, Minnesota, Wisconsin Look Good – DTN   8-14

 

Digital Yield Tour: Missouri, Kansas Crops Might Be Record Breakers – DTN   8-12

 

Midwest: 2020 Digital Yield Tour Begins on Positive Note – DTN   8-11

 

Mississippi Corn: Grain Drydown and Harvest Strategies – Podcast   8-14

 

Georgia Corn: Estimated Record Harvest   8-14

 

Minnesota: Soybean Gall Midge – Late Season Scouting Tips – Video   8-13

 

Iowa Corn: What Insects Are Active in Fields?   8-14

 

Arkansas: Corn, Sorghum Research Compendium Released   8-14

 

Mississippi Soybeans: Where Do We Stand with Redbanded Stink Bugs? – Podcast   8-11

 

Alabama Soybeans: Everything to Know About Redbanded Stink Bugs – Video   8-11

 

Nebraska Corn: Current 2020 Yield Forecast   8-10

 

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Late Summer Diseases, What to Plan for Next Year – Podcast   8-10

 

Minnesota Corn: Interseeding Wide Rows with Cover Crops   8-14

 

Cotton | Sorghum

 

South Carolina: Cotton, Soybean Insects Plenty Active   8-14

 

Alabama Cotton: Stemphylium Leafspot – What You Should Know – Video   8-13

 

Texas West Plains Cotton: Insects Quiet, but Don’t Stop Scouting   8-14

 

Alabama Cotton: Bollworms Moving North, Spider Mites Building   8-10

 

Texas High Plains IPM: Bollworms in Cotton, Aphids, Armyworms in Sorghum – Podcast   8-13

 

Alabama Cotton: K Deficiency and Related Foliar Diseases   8-10

 

Texas Plains Cotton: Insect Populations Continue to Rise   8-10

 

Alabama: Cotton and Soybean Scout School – Video  8-10

 

Rice

 

Mississippi Rice: Weed Control Insights – Podcast   8-14

 

Louisiana Rice: Slight But Expected Yield Drop As Harvest Progresses   8-14

 

Rice Conservation Program Renewed for $7Mln   8-12

 

Peanuts

 

Mississippi Peanuts: Where Are We, What to Look For – Podcast   8-14

 

Georgia Peanuts: Spider Mites Make Their Appearance, Scout Your Fields   8-14

 

Sugarcane

 

Louisiana: Sugarcane Planting Off to Successful Start   8-14

 

Wheat

 

Wheat: Kansas Gene Editing Project Teams Up with Canadian University   8-10

 

North Carolina: Small Grain Variety Selection – Video  8-10

 

USDA

 

Global Markets: Rice – Trade Contracts on Low Exportable Supplies   8-13

 

Global Markets: Grains – U.S. Corn, Sorghum Sales to China Bode Well for Exports   8-13

 

Global Markets: Cotton – World Stocks Remain High, Not Just in China   8-13

 

Global Markets: Oilseeds – Chinese Peanut Imports Reach Record High   8-13

 

WASDE Cotton: Higher Supplies, Production, Decreased Consumption   8-12

 

WASDE Oilseeds: Higher Soybean Production, Increased Ending Stocks   8-12

 

WASDE Rice: Reduced Exports, Usage, Higher Ending Stocks   8-12

 

WASDE Coarse Grains: Higher Corn Production Outweighs Increased Use   8-12

 

WASDE Wheat: Increased Production, Lower Ending Stocks   8-12

 

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