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Mississippi: Upcoming Row Crop Technology Showcase Events

Mississippi: Upcoming Row Crop Technology Showcase Events

🕔Jul 3, 2015

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.

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Mississippi Cotton: When to Apply PGRs

Mississippi Cotton: When to Apply PGRs

🕔Jul 3, 2015

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.

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Texas Cotton: High Plains Planting Down 10%

Texas Cotton: High Plains Planting Down 10%

👤By Mary Jane Buerkle, Plains Cotton Growers 🕔Jul 3, 2015

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

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Rose on Cotton: Expecting Bullish Action? China Thinks Not.

Rose on Cotton: Expecting Bullish Action? China Thinks Not.

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Report 🕔Jul 2, 2015

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

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AFB Cotton Close: Unable to Sustain Upward Momentum

AFB Cotton Close: Unable to Sustain Upward Momentum

👤From the Arkansas Farm Bureau 🕔Jul 2, 2015

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

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Drought: Watch it Disappear in 150 Seconds – AgFax

Drought: Watch it Disappear in 150 Seconds – AgFax

👤By Debra L Ferguson, AgFax Managing Editor - Chip Ward, AgFax Media Editor 🕔Jul 2, 2015

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,

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North Carolina Cotton: Management Considerations for Blooming Fields

North Carolina Cotton: Management Considerations for Blooming Fields

👤By Guy Collins, Dominic Reisig, and Keith Edmisten, North Carolina State University 🕔Jul 2, 2015

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

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Mississippi: Row Crops Vary in Response to Weather Pattern Extremes

Mississippi: Row Crops Vary in Response to Weather Pattern Extremes

👤By Nathan Gregory, MSU Ag Communications 🕔Jul 2, 2015

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

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 2, 2015

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

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DTN Cotton Close: Modest Loss in Benchmark December

DTN Cotton Close: Modest Loss in Benchmark December

👤By Duane Howell, DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Jul 2, 2015

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

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