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Editor: Debra L Ferguson

Associate Editor: Ernst Undesser

 

EDITOR’S PICKS

 

President Signs Funding Bill – DTN   10-2

 

Soybeans: Bayer Clears Major Hurdle For Rollout of XtendFlex Technology   9-30

 

Bt on the Chopping Block – EPA Plans Variety Phase Out – DTN   10-1

 

Farm Finances: Analyst Develops ‘Eight Knows’ from Years of Working with Farm Families   10-2

 

Cleveland On Cotton: “A Big Bunch Of Cotton”   10-2

 

USA’s Export Competitors Have Significantly Upped Their Game – Commentary   10-1

 

NRCS Allocates $25M in Grants for On-Farm Trials Program   9-30

 

Ethanol Group Argues EPA Failed to Reallocate Gallons Lost to 2019 RFS Waivers – DTN   9-29

 

WEATHER

 

Drought Monitor Weekly: Beta Brings Heavy Rains, Flooding to Southeast   10-2

 

NOAA Drought Outlook Monthly – October   10-2

 

Florida Ag Takes $55-100M Hit from Hurricane Sally   9-28

 

Nebraska: 6 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought   9-28

 

Ohio: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Freeze, Rains   9-28

  
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WEEDS

 

Pennsylvania: Fall Weed Control in Small Grains   10-2

 

THE WEST

 

California Almonds: Should We Consider European Cultivars?   9-28

 

INDUSTRY

 

Linder Begins Role as NCGA President – DTN   10-2

 

Southern Association of Ag Experiment Station Directors Names New Executive Director   10-1

 

MARKETS | MONEY | TRADE

 

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA   10-2

 

Grain Markets: Weekly Exports Bearish for Corn, Wheat, Neutral for Soybeans   10-2

 

Moving Grain: St. Louis Bi-State Regional Ports Improvement Project Receives $20.8Mln Grant   10-2

 

Shurley on Cotton: Preserve the Best Fiber Quality You Can   10-2

 

Rice Market Update: Export Demand Surges as Harvest Replenishes Supplies   10-2

 

Brazilian Soybean Profits to Reach Historical Highs in 2020/21   10-1

 

Brazil Soybeans: Planting Underway with Little Rainfall   9-30

 

Livestock: As Germany Battles African Swine Fever, U.S. Hog Inventory Hits Sept. Record   9-30

 

Grain Stocks: All Down from Year Ago Levels   9-30

 

Corn Market: In Places, A Strong Basis Ahead Of Harvest – DTN   9-30

 

Ag Trade: China’s Imports Up From Last Year   9-29

 

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices   9-29

 

Livestock: Many Market Ready Hogs with Industry Contraction to Follow   9-30

 

Rice Market: Korea Makes Significant Progress Toward Filling New 2020 Quota   9-29

 

Thompson On Cotton: What Will Determine Market Direction Now?   9-28

    

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IN THE FIELD  

 

Alabama: Sprayer Calibration Made Simple   10-1

 

Tennessee: Cover Crop Variety Trial Results   10-1

 

Corn | Soybeans

 

Northwest Minnesota: 5 Nutrient Management Considerations   10-2

 

North Carolina Corn: Non-Bt Hybrid Yield Trial 2020 Results   10-2

 

Michigan: Myth-Busting Phosphorus in Your Field   10-2

 

Mississippi: Corn Posts Solid Harvest Despite Struggling Start   10-1

 

Bt Corn: Phaseout of Most Hybrids Proposed   10-1

 

Pennsylvania: Fall Is the Perfect Time for Soil Sampling   10-2

 

Corn, Soybean Yields Projected at Above-Trend Levels for Most States   9-30

 

Michigan: Recommendations for Harvesting Lodged Soybeans   10-2

 

Pennsylvania: Managing Early Frosted Soybeans   9-30

 

Alabama: Soybean Insect Report   9-30

 

Iowa: Derecho Damage Adds Extra Challenges, Disappointment to Harvest – DTN   9-29

 

Pennsylvania: Safe Grain Handling and Storage   9-30

 

Iowa Corn: Tips for Harvesting Downed Crops – Video   9-29 

 

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Cotton | Sorghum

 

Texas Cotton: An Atypical Year in the Rio Grande Valley   10-2

 

Tennessee Cotton: Defoliation Strip Trial Overview – Video   10-1

 

North Carolina Cotton: Defoliation Timing and Chasing This Top Crop   9-28

 

Peanuts

 

Virginia Peanuts: Some Fields Close to Digging   10-1

 

Georgia Peanuts: Through the Eyes of a Farmer – Bart Davis – Video   10-2

 

Tobacco

 

Tobacco: Excellent Burley Crop in the Offing   9-29

 

Wheat

 

Wheat: Latest USDA Report Adjusts Earlier U.S. Production Estimates   10-2

 

Pennsylvania: Fertility Considerations for Winter Wheat   9-30

 

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