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    USDA Weekly Crop Progress

    Corn and soybean development remained well behind the average pace at the end of last week and good-to-excellent condition ratings remain the lowest since 2012.

    August 6, 2019
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    Caterpillar Feeding in Vip3A Cotton and Corn Raises Concerns

    Also known as the corn earworm, the cotton bollworm has spent the last decade steadily evolving resistance to most of the corn and cotton Bt proteins on the market that target it.

    August 2, 2019
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    Corn, Soybean Good-to-Excellent Ratings Lowest in 7 Years

    The condition of the U.S. corn crop improved slightly last week and the condition of soybeans held steady, according to the latest Crop Progress report.

    July 30, 2019
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    On the Cotton Farm-Stockpiling and Fearing Big Losses From Trade Fight

    Cotton exports to China have tumbled, and the domestic price for the crop has fallen roughly 30% since China slapped retaliatory 25% tariffs on U.S. farm commodities last summer.

    July 24, 2019
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    Texas Row Crops Experiencing Light Insect Pressure So Far

    Row crops in North Texas and the South Plains are in the home stretch and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts want producers to keep a watchful eye on pest infestations.

    July 24, 2019
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    USDA Under Secretary Bill Northey Discusses Prevent Plant Acres and Trade Aid

    Bill Northey, the USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation, was a guest on Friday’s “Adams on Agriculture” radio show with Mike Adams.

    July 8, 2019
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    USDA Weekly Crop Progress

    Corn and soybean conditions — for the portion of those crops that was planted and emerged — held steady last week, according to the latest USDA NASS Crop Progress report released Monday.

    July 2, 2019
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    USDA Weekly Crop Progress

    Ninety-six percent of the corn that farmers intend to plant this year — on those acres that were still farmable — was planted as of Sunday, June 23.

    June 25, 2019
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    USDA June WASDE Report Released

    June’s 2019/20 U.S. corn outlook is for increased beginning stocks and imports, sharply lower production, reduced feed and residual use and exports, and smaller ending stocks.

    June 21, 2019
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    High Plains Crops Suffer After Too Much Moisture at Planting Time

    While rainfall is important for crop production, the amounts falling across the High Plains have negatively impacted row crops and agricultural operations, with potential effects extending into the summer growing season.

    June 12, 2019