A series of field days will be held throughout Mississippi in 2015 which will highlight crops with new and developing herbicide and insect trait technologies.
Similar to defoliation, albeit with somewhat less pronounced effects if overdone, managing vegetative growth in cotton with PGR’s does involve some art as well as science.
Texas High Plains farmers planted 3.48 million acres of cotton this year, down 10 percent from 2014, according to the most recent acreage estimates from the National Agricultural Statistics Service. “This did not come as a surprise to us,” PCG
ICE Dec cotton futures gave back 12 points on the week, despite very supportive data releases over the last 3 days. Cotton was the lone loser among the major ag commodities. CME corn, soybeans and wheat each posted consecutive impressive
Cotton Comment Cotton futures couldn’t sustain the upward momentum generated from Tuesday’s report. USDA reported that the U.S. planted only 9 million acres of cotton this season, 18% below the 2014 crop, and down from planting intentions of 9.549 million
We’ve been publishing the weekly U.S. Drought Monitor Report for several years. For much of that time the drought news centered on Texas. Of course, there was also the ever present dry times in California and many rainless months in parts of the Southeast. In 2013-2014, Ernst Undesser,
Several fields of early planted cotton began blooming this week or will be blooming soon. Normally we would expect to see the first blooms at 58-60 days after planting, however our heat unit accumulation over the past few weeks has
Producers of Mississippi’s four major row crops have managed heavy spring rains followed by extended windows of muggy but mostly dry June conditions with mixed results. These weather extremes have had different effects on corn, cotton, soybean and rice crops
Spot cotton quotations were 236 point higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, leaf 4, staple 34, mike 35-36 and 43-49, strength
Cotton Finishes Slightly Lower in December December slipped after posting new rally high. U.S. export bookings reached 108% of USDA’s 2014-15 estimate and shipments rose to 96%. Cotton futures closed with a modest loss in benchmark December on the last
Midsouth crop producers must use every available tool to get the most benefit from application of herbicides to control weeds, as well as ensure that applied herbicides are confined to