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GENERAL Corn is drying down and getting close to harvest with a few fields that could be ready to go by the end of next week. Sorghum that was planted […] (full story)


Soybean prices rallied on Friday following news from China it is seeing a slow down in the spread of African Swine Fever however analysts caution carryover remains high. (full story)


I began finding blooms and small bolls on Monday, July 15, mostly in Cochran County. Plant mapping data indicates that area cotton is going into bloom with 8.5 nodes above […] (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the national defense technology company Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (KTOS). I found the stock by sorting Barchart's 100 Top Stocks list first by the highest technical buy signals, then used the ... (full story)


The rice market doldrums continue as new crop harvest looms on the horizon and the market looks for news to process ahead of the harvest interval. The governmental reports showed a […] (full story)


There’s still some standing water in Nebraska, Missouri and Iowa. Those are areas hit hard by multiple rounds of flooding. Farmers say it’s still a struggle with fields not underwater as well. (full story)


Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Rice, sponsored by the Southern rice team of Corteva Agriscience. Subscribe OVERVIEW Harvest has started on a miniscule basis in southwestern […] (full story)


Byline: Tony Dreibus 1. Soybeans, Grains Higher as Hot Weather Persists Soybeans and grains were higher in overnight trading as the heat wave continues in the U.S., potentially affecting crops. Temperatures... (full story)


David Bennett, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Midsouth Cotton, sponsored by the Midsouth Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Hurricane Barry’s […] (full story)


Pam Caraway, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southeast Cotton, sponsored by the Southern Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Bollworm moth […] (full story)


The Virginia Ag Expo is the largest agricultural field day held in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As an educational, marketing and social event, farmers and agribusiness look forward to the […] (full story)


We want to examine some of the financial issues facing farmers in a year with widespread flooding, fields that won’t dry out, and prevented planting, all taking place in the […] (full story)


During about the second or third week in June, many Howard walnut trees experienced nut drop of perhaps as many as 100 nuts per tree, with many trees losing no […] (full story)


The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer Panhandle District QuickBooks Pro Desktop Short Courses on Aug. 21-22 in Amarillo and Sept. 11-12 in Lubbock. The two-day trainings will run […] (full story)


Hurricane Barry had a minimal effect on Louisiana croplands, but its aftermath left a narrow strip of flooding rain that will cause damage. Some soybeans were flooded, and rice was […] (full story)


Analysts say later this summer, as feed demand starts to emerge, wheat prices have the potential to go higher. (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the mineral royalty trader Royal Gold(RGLD) I found the stock by sorting Barchart's New All-Time High list first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month, then used the Flipchart feature... (full story)


Blühen Botanicals and the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture are pleased to announce an agreement to conduct hemp production research. This collaborative new program is a four-year commitment for graduate-level […] (full story)


We have a number of effective insecticides for corn earworm in North Carolina soybeans. One of these is the insecticide chlorantraniliprole, which an active ingredient in Prevathon and Besiege. Because […] (full story)


Check out what ISU Extension and Outreach field agronomists have been seeing and hearing about in fields across the state this past week. Some of the common issues observed in […] (full story)


A few things to consider based upon what I am seeing and hearing in the field: (full story)


In this episode, spider mite management and rainfastness of insecticides are discussed. http://extension.msstate.edu/sites/default/files/audio/7-15-19%20Spider%20Mites%20and%20Rain.mp3 (full story)


Bobby Golden and Tom Allen discuss disease identification and fungicide use in MS rice. http://extension.msstate.edu/sites/default/files/audio/7-15-2019%20Tom%20RIce%20Fungicide.mp3 (full story)


In 2018, there were significant increases in confirmed cases of southern blight in hemp.  The fungal disease affects a wide range of plant species, as well as hemp. When stems […] (full story)


Flue-cured production in the United States has been projected at 320 million pounds by USDA. That would be five percent less than in 2018 and the lowest production for this type on […] (full story)


Please make plans to attend the Row Crop Update at the Mississippi Agricultural Industry Council Annual Convention. The conference is hosted at Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Alabama. This […] (full story)


Much of our March-planted corn crop has now dented and kernels are filling size and weight. However, heat unit accumulation has lagged this year, meaning crop development is likely to […] (full story)


The weather forecast for this next week is calling for daytime high temperatures in the 90s and even in the 100s across the state and low nighttime temperatures in the […] (full story)


Cover crops have many benefits including protecting soil surfaces from wind and water erosion, weed suppression, and improving soil health. This year many Missouri acres intended to be planted to […] (full story)


Weed control needs to be a priority in non-planted fields this summer to prevent future weed problems. (full story)


The community of viruses is staggeringly vast. Occupying every conceivable biological niche, from searing undersea vents to frigid tundra, these enigmatic invaders, hovering between inert matter and life, circumnavigate the […] (full story)


With rainfall totals of more than a foot in some places on Tuesday, the slow-moving remnants of Hurricane Barry washed out roads, shuttered businesses and had ranchers checking to be […] (full story)


A new online tool can help farmers and ranchers find information on U.S. Department of Agriculture farm loans that may best fit their operations. USDA has launched the new Farm […] (full story)


A little bit of rain. Another chance of rain in a couple of days, and then next week 40 or 50 percent chance for many afternoons. It’s the type of […] (full story)


Extension professionals have already confirmed the presence of Cotton leafroll dwarf virus (CLRDV)—the causal agent of Cotton Blue Disease—on multiple research substations across Alabama. The aphid transmitted disease has been […] (full story)


The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the following prevailing world market prices of milled and rough rice, adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location, and the resulting […] (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the FinTech company PagSeguro Digital (PAGS). I found the stock by sorting Barchart's Top Stocks to Own list first by the highest Weighted Alpha, then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts for c... (full story)


Will late August blooms be too late? Kerry Siders takes a close look at South Plains cotton. Pigweed – 3 Roundup sprays and it’s not dead yet. Time for a hoe? […] (full story)


The sugarcane aphid (SCA) was spotted in Kentucky last week in Fayette and Monroe Counties on sweet sorghum. This invasive pest can cause up to 100% crop loss if left […] (full story)


Many soybean fields in Kentucky are approaching the R3 (beginning pod) developmental stage, which generally is a time to consider an application of a foliar fungicide to protect against foliar […] (full story)


The 2019 Alabama Precision Agriculture Workshop will be July 30 from 8:00 am- 5:00 pm at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens at 2612 Lane Park Road, Birmingham 35223. Registration is required. […] (full story)


Tropical Storm Barry didn’t create major problems for Texans, but storm season is just getting underway, said the Texas State Climatologist. Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon, College Station, said southeastern parts of […] (full story)


Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 14, 2019. County Comments Kyle Daniel, Georgetown County Adequate rainfall coupled with warm days and nights had crops bursting with growth. […] (full story)


Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 14, 2019. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […] (full story)


Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 14, 2019. County Agent Comments Jeff Via, Fayette County The farmers in Fayette County have been busy spraying and cutting hay […] (full story)


Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 14, 2019. County Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Scattered rain showers and thunderstorms limited field activities in some […] (full story)


Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 14, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Bryce Baldridge, Lawrence County “Some soybeans were starting to make pods. There […] (full story)


Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 14, 2019. County Comments Wade Hutcheson, Walker County Widespread rain helped the cotton and soybeans but the corn was hurting due […] (full story)