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10/13/2016 12:00:00 AM
Problems with glyphosate-resistant (GR) Italian ryegrass escalated during 2016 in Mississippi. The reasons why can be debated, but the fact is GR Italian ryegrass has spread at an alarming rate across Mississippi, especially considering Italian ryegrass seed are not spread by wind. Read some management considerations for the weed from this Mississippi Crop Situation article.

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9/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
The combination of early wet, midseason dry, and daily rain in late July and August along with high temperatures set the stage for problems this crop season. Read more on the problems from this Delta Farm Press article.

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9/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
This is Samuel Buller's first year to farm on his own, and the 21-year-old was looking at a good rice crop. But recent flooding changed that. Read more on rice and soybean damage from this LSU AgCenter news release.

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8/12/2016 12:00:00 AM
Arkansas could see new records in corn yield and rice production this year, according to the August monthly production report from the National Agricultural Statistics Service. Read more on these predictions from this AgFax article.

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7/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
Released July 12, the USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report brought the department's balance sheets up-to-date for rice, soybeans, cotton, corn and wheat. Read more on how they impacted markets from this Delta Farm Press article.

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7/4/2016 12:00:00 AM
In the lead-up to the USDA NASS June 30 acreage report, the news agency Reuters said soybean acreage, forecast at 82.2 million acres in March, may have jumped to 83.8 million. Read more on the jump and the numbers in the report from this Delta Farm Press article.

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6/29/2016 12:00:00 AM
On Thursday, June 23, UK voters totally shocked global market participants with a vote to leave the European Union. Markets are repositioning with volatility high. After the "Brexit" vote, market participants embraced the safety of the U.S. dollar, U.S. treasuries, and gold. Read more on the impact on grain prices from this Delta Farm Press article.

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5/9/2016 12:00:00 AM
The week ended May 8 was quite productive for U.S. farmers, according to USDA's weekly Crop Progress report. Corn planting advanced by nearly 20 percentage points and soybean planting leapt ahead 15 percentage points. Read more on progress from this full report.

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5/6/2016 12:00:00 AM
The Mexican rice borer is a damaging pest of grass crops including rice, sugarcane and corn. For more than a decade, entomologists with the LSU AgCenter have been monitoring the pest's eastward expansion and working to develop effective management tactics to protect Louisiana's rice and sugarcane. Read more on management from this news release.

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5/2/2016 12:00:00 AM
Despite weekly waves of heavy rains, Arkansas farmers pushed across their fields, planting soybeans, rice, cotton and corn ahead of the five-year average pace, according to the May 2nd report from the National Agricultural Statistics Service. Read more on planting progress from this news release.

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