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Cleveland on Cotton: Moisture, Cool Temps Hang On as USDA Tallies Yield Estimates

Cleveland on Cotton: Moisture, Cool Temps Hang On as USDA Tallies Yield Estimates

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Sep 30, 2017

Cotton trading held to the 68-69 cent trading level all week as the December futures contract found limited support from demand as well as strong signals that 2017 production would come in solidly below the current USDA estimate.   Given the

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Texas: Cotton, Grain Risk Management Workshop, Corpus Christi, Oct. 4

Texas: Cotton, Grain Risk Management Workshop, Corpus Christi, Oct. 4

👤By Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Sep 29, 2017

A cotton and grain risk management marketing workshop is scheduled Oct. 4 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Corpus Christi. The center is located at 10345 Texas Highway 44. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with presentations at 8:15 a.m. Registration

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AgFax Weekend: Syngenta Settles Suit; Tax Reform Preview

AgFax Weekend: Syngenta Settles Suit; Tax Reform Preview

👤AgFax 🕔Sep 29, 2017

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Syngenta Settles Suit; Tax Reform Preview; Midwest Cash Rent Under Pressure; and more.

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DTN Livestock Close: Hogs Sharply Higher Facing Record Production

DTN Livestock Close: Hogs Sharply Higher Facing Record Production

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Sep 29, 2017

For the most part, lean hog futures closed with triple-digit gains thanks to late-week short-covering and ideas of strong export demand in 2018. The cattle complex closed mixed in the live trade and moderately lower in the feeder market. GENERAL

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Mississippi Soybeans: Rain Delays Likely Hurt State’s Crop

Mississippi Soybeans: Rain Delays Likely Hurt State’s Crop

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Sep 29, 2017

Official numbers show Mississippi’s soybean crop is ahead of schedule and in good shape, but many fields have actually spent a wet month waiting for harvest. Trent Irby, Mississippi State University Extension Service soybean specialist, said this delay — caused

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Rice Update: Farmers and Buyers Playing Price Tug O’ War

Rice Update: Farmers and Buyers Playing Price Tug O’ War

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Sep 29, 2017

The rice industry has had another interesting week as the market begins to slow down and the factors impacting the new crop become even more apparent. This week’s export sales report showed modest volume gains over the previous report, however

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Grain: USDA Reports Flash – DTN

Grain: USDA Reports Flash – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Sep 29, 2017

Old-crop (2016-17) corn ending stocks have swelled to a 30-year record of 2.295 billion bushels, according to estimates published in USDA’s quarterly Grain Stocks report Friday. While up 32% from last year, that number actually came in below pre-report analyst

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Grain Stocks: Corn, Soybeans Well Above Last Year, Wheat Down Slightly

Grain Stocks: Corn, Soybeans Well Above Last Year, Wheat Down Slightly

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 29, 2017

Old crop corn stocks in all positions on September 1, 2017 totaled 2.29 billion bushels, up 32 percent from September 1, 2016. Of the total stocks, 787 million bushels are stored on farms, up 25 percent from a year earlier.

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Rose on Cotton: Stalks are Loaded and Ready; Demand Still Strong

Rose on Cotton: Stalks are Loaded and Ready; Demand Still Strong

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivils, Barry Bean, The Rose Report 🕔Sep 29, 2017

It was a slow, dull week for ICE cotton futures, with the Dec contract giving up a single point on fewer than 49K lots traded over the week’s trading action. Dec did, however, give away 248 points over the span

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DTN Cotton Close: Finishes Inside Day With Losses

DTN Cotton Close: Finishes Inside Day With Losses

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Sep 29, 2017

December closed almost dead even for week. Mills boosted their unpriced call position to a record 13.4 million bales. U.S. upland cotton under loan totaled 131,500 RB. Cert stocks rose from multi-year low. Cotton futures traded lethargically within the prior-day

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