This part of the cotton belt has some outstanding yield history that is a good bit over 1000 pounds per acre for many farms. As a result, anytime we make less than 2 bales per acre, it is a disappointment.
U.S. weekly export sales expected to show slowdown from the second largest of the crop year but remain above the average needed to match the USDA forecast. China boosted early-season imports. Cotton futures rallied from a modest loss at the
December held above the prior-session low on a shallow overnight dip. Cash online grower sales fell to 509 bales and business sales slumped to 49 bales. Cotton futures ticked quietly just above unchanged in the front two contracts in early
Soybean producers had a hit-or-miss growing season this year as the timing of arid conditions and rain factored heavily into yields, according to Texas A&M AgriLife experts. Dr. Clark Neely, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service small grains and oilseed specialist,
India’s cotton crop, the world’s largest, projected by CAB at 27.4 million 480-pound statistical bales, compared with USDA’s latest forecast of 26.5 million. Exports expected to fall sharply to 3.9 million bales. Cotton futures settled on modest losses Tuesday, extending
The drama over possible illegal use of dicamba continues. The Environmental Protection Agency has confirmed that it executed federal search warrants at several southeastern Missouri locations as part of an investigation into alleged misuse or misapplication of dicamba onto herbicide-tolerant
By the end of October, Louisiana cotton producers are expected to have completed harvesting this year’s crop. Based on reports, the flooding rains of August had a significant impact on the crop, especially in the central part of the state.
With the four Republicans and two Democrats on the Senate Agriculture Committee who are running for re-election likely to win another term, attention must be turned to who will serve on that committee and the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee in
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 23, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Brian See, Marion County “The few inches of rain we have gotten has really helped with stockpiling cool season grasses and new
U.S. cotton crop conditions improved slightly as harvest reached 39%, USDA’s progress report showed. Cash online grower sales increased to 1,538 bales. Cotton futures, down five sessions in a row, inched fractionally higher in subdued dealings on this so-called “turnaround
The drama over possible illegal use of dicamba continues. The Environmental Protection Agency has confirmed that it executed federal search warrants at several southeastern Missouri locations as part of an