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AgFax Weekend 4-24 Farm Income is Down, So is Bank Lending

AgFax Weekend 4-24 Farm Income is Down, So is Bank Lending

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Apr 21, 2017

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Farm Income is Down, So is Bank Lending; First New U.S. Fertilizer Plant in 25 Years; and more.

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Texas LRGV Row Crops: Cotton Squaring; Sugarcane Aphid in the Grain Sorghum

Texas LRGV Row Crops: Cotton Squaring; Sugarcane Aphid in the Grain Sorghum

👤By Danielle Sekula, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 21, 2017

General Situation This week brought about some rain storms and looks like we will continue to receive some chances for rain across the Valley in the next week. Temperatures are in the high 80s to low 90s during the day

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Rice Update: Expect Buyers Back in the Market

Rice Update: Expect Buyers Back in the Market

👤From the Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Apr 21, 2017

Last Thursday saw the monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) impact the market with significant results.  In the domestic market factors, cash prices have continued to slowly appreciate over the past week.  The advent of diminished projected stocks

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Arkansas Rice: Planting Over 80% Complete; Time for Weird Problems?

Arkansas Rice: Planting Over 80% Complete; Time for Weird Problems?

👤By Jarrod Hardke and Gus Lorenz, University of Arkansas 🕔Apr 21, 2017

Crop Progress Rice planting progress is likely up around 80-85% this week. This is near record progress behind only 2012. Luckily conditions seem very reminiscent of 2012 which turned out to be a boon for growers when they broke the

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Rose on Cotton: Crop Worth Less in the Future? Time to Get Some Protection Now.

Rose on Cotton: Crop Worth Less in the Future? Time to Get Some Protection Now.

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Apr 21, 2017

The bulls were again winners in an exciting week for longs and producers. In last week’s report, I said the markets bias would be near unchanged to a bit lower. I was wrong.   Despite the impending First Notice Day,

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Oklahoma Cotton: Planting Strategy; Seeding Rate; Root Rot Control

Oklahoma Cotton: Planting Strategy; Seeding Rate; Root Rot Control

👤By Randy Boman, Oklahoma State University 🕔Apr 21, 2017

Successful Planting Strategy Next to variety selection, most likely the next very important decision a producer makes is when to plant. The single most important issue to recognize is that cotton seedlings can be damaged by cool, wet soils. Depending

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Tennessee: Cotton Insect Scout School, Jackson, May 26

Tennessee: Cotton Insect Scout School, Jackson, May 26

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee 🕔Apr 21, 2017

The University of Tennessee Cotton Insect Scout School is scheduled for Friday, May 26 at the West Tennessee Research and Education Center in Jackson.

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Tennessee Cotton: Transform Again Available for Tarnished Plant Bug Control

Tennessee Cotton: Transform Again Available for Tarnished Plant Bug Control

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee 🕔Apr 21, 2017

The EPA as once again approved the Section 18 application allowing the use of Transform WG to control tarnished plant bugs in cotton

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South Carolina Wheat: Pee Dee Field Are Flowering

South Carolina Wheat: Pee Dee Field Are Flowering

👤By Justin Ballew, Clemson University 🕔Apr 21, 2017

Despite a little cold damage, we have a lot of good looking wheat out there.  A lot of our wheat is in the flowering stage right now. The tillers that were damaged by the cold have mostly turned brown now

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North Carolina Corn: Scouting, Managing Stink Bugs in Seedling Fields

North Carolina Corn: Scouting, Managing Stink Bugs in Seedling Fields

👤By Dominic Reisig and Arun Babu, North Carolina State University 🕔Apr 21, 2017

Stink bugs can injure corn during the seedling stage, leading to tillering, stunting, and sometimes plant death. In order to prevent this, you must scout and spray at the correct time. Also, more stink bugs this year appear to have

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