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EPA Pulls Glyphosate Report Back, House Committee Ask “Why?” – DTN

EPA Pulls Glyphosate Report Back, House Committee Ask “Why?” – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔May 5, 2016

The House Committee on Science, Space and Technology launched an oversight investigation into the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s alleged inadvertent release of a cancer risk assessment final report on glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide and many other

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DTN Cotton Close: Outside-Range Reversal

DTN Cotton Close: Outside-Range Reversal

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔May 5, 2016

U.S. 2015-16 export commitments amounted to 89% of the USDA shipments forecast and lagged year-ago bookings by 2.377 million RB. AWP figured at 51.92 cents. Cotton futures finished lower Thursday, reversing off a push above the prior-day high to complete

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Cotton: Southeast Planting Progress – Field Reports – AgFax

Cotton: Southeast Planting Progress – Field Reports – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔May 5, 2016

Rain has played fits with field work and planting in places. Cold weather was in the forecast this week, as well, convincing some Southeast growers to wait until next week when temperatures might be more favorable.  

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Cotton: Delta Planting Progress – Could Be Worse, Could Be Better – AgFax

Cotton: Delta Planting Progress – Could Be Worse, Could Be Better – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔May 5, 2016

Cotton planting has started, although not in a big way. Rain has stalled progress on a wide front, plus a cooling trend has prompted at least some growers to hold off until warmer conditions prevail.  

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Louisiana: Wet Weather Hampering Crops

Louisiana: Wet Weather Hampering Crops

👤By Craig Gautreaux and Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔May 5, 2016

Louisiana is finally enjoying a stretch of sunny weather, but nearly two months of rainy and overcast conditions have already negatively affected many of the state’s major agricultural crops. In mid-March, much of north Louisiana received record rainfall totals that

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Cotton Teleconference to Discuss China’s Impact on Market, May 11

Cotton Teleconference to Discuss China’s Impact on Market, May 11

👤From a Press Release 🕔May 5, 2016

USDA cotton reports and the Chinese cotton market will be the focus of the Ag Market Network’s (AMN) free teleconference on Wednesday, May 11, at7:30 a.m. CDT. Guest speaker will be H.W. “Kip” Butts, Senior Cotton Analyst with Informa Economics,

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DTN Cotton Open: Muted Reaction to Exports

DTN Cotton Open: Muted Reaction to Exports

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔May 5, 2016

U.S. upland sales came in at 61,300 running bales, within the range of expectations, and upland shipments rose to 277,600 RB. Global stocks traded mostly steady to higher as oil rebounded. Cotton futures traded slightly higher Thursday, showing muted initial

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Mississippi: Cutworms Showing Up

Mississippi: Cutworms Showing Up

👤By Jeff Gore, Angus Catchot, and Don Cook, Mississippi State University 🕔May 4, 2016

We have had several calls over the last week about cutworms reducing plant densities in cotton, soybean, and non-Bt corn.

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Drought Outlook: Improvements for the Great Plains, Mid-Atlantic

Drought Outlook: Improvements for the Great Plains, Mid-Atlantic

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser with Information from Anthony Artusa, NOAA 🕔May 4, 2016

Rainfall primarily within the first week of May is expected to lead to the removal of drought conditions across the central and southern Appalachians, and the mid-Atlantic. The monthly precipitation update for May, combined with climatology, favors above-median precipitation and

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DTN Fertilizer Trends: Less Demand Reflects Tight Budgets

DTN Fertilizer Trends: Less Demand Reflects Tight Budgets

👤By Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter 🕔May 4, 2016

Not much movement is being seen in retail fertilizer prices with bids continuing to trade in a narrow range for the third straight week, according to DTN’s latest retail fertilizer survey. Four fertilizers edged higher while the other four fertilizers

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