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DTN Cotton Open: Rallies to Plus Side on Strong Export Sales

DTN Cotton Open: Rallies to Plus Side on Strong Export Sales

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Aug 25, 2016

U.S. upland weekly export sales rose to 275,900 running bales and shipments to 193,500 RB, headed to 23 countries. Cash online grower sales fell to 132 bales. Cotton futures rallied to the plus side and traded near the session high

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Arkansas Cotton: Target Spot of Minimal Concern

Arkansas Cotton: Target Spot of Minimal Concern

👤By Bill Robertson, University of Arkansas 🕔Aug 25, 2016

There are times during the season that initial impressions of the crop are not good.  We are at one of those times now.  Plants are showing signs of a good boll load and maturing from being near the end of

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Texas Cotton Seed Sprouting in Mature Bolls; Lint Quality Questions

Texas Cotton Seed Sprouting in Mature Bolls; Lint Quality Questions

👤By Larry Stalcup and Debra Ferguson, AgFax Media 🕔Aug 24, 2016

It’s wet in central and southeast Texas, and that’s not something you expect to hear this time of year.  In fact, some areas have had 9 straight days of rain. In this week’s AgFax Southwest Cotton, we heard first hand reports about

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DTN Retail Fertilizer: China’s New Urea Facilities Plan Will Make Price Go Lower

DTN Retail Fertilizer: China’s New Urea Facilities Plan Will Make Price Go Lower

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 24, 2016

Retail fertilizer prices tracked by DTN for the third week of August 2016 show price declines accelerating in recent weeks. All eight major fertilizers headed lower compared to a month earlier and all but one fertilizer has seen significant price

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Gasoline, Diesel Prices Rise, Propane Stocks to Match Last Year’s Levels

Gasoline, Diesel Prices Rise, Propane Stocks to Match Last Year’s Levels

👤From the Energy Information Administration 🕔Aug 24, 2016

The U.S. average diesel fuel price rose six cents to $2.37 per gallon, down 19 cents from the same time last year. The Midwest and Gulf Coast prices each rose seven cents to $2.34 per gallon and $2.25 per gallon,

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Texas Field Reports: Recent Rains Boost Hay Production Outlook

Texas Field Reports: Recent Rains Boost Hay Production Outlook

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Aug 24, 2016

Good quality cuttings of hay could be in the future for hay producers across the state following widespread rains. Dr. Larry Redmon, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program leader, College Station, said spring and summer presented subprime conditions for hay

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Cotton – Southwest – Sprouting Bolls; West Texas Dry, Others Just Right – AgFax

Cotton – Southwest – Sprouting Bolls; West Texas Dry, Others Just Right – AgFax

🕔Aug 24, 2016

Bolls are sprouting in soggy central and southeastern Texas, where it has rained 9 straight days and even more in some areas. There are numerous insurance issues related to loss of quality and coverage of ginning costs. Glyphosate-resistant pigweed flushes could

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DTN Cotton Open: Slight Early Losses

DTN Cotton Open: Slight Early Losses

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Aug 24, 2016

Scattered showers reported on the Texas Plains. Outside markets looking for Fed clues. Cash online grower sales quickened to 1,003 bales of 2016-crop cotton. Cotton futures ticked on slight losses in early dealings Wednesday after slipping below the prior-session low

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North Carolina Bt Cotton: Managing Bollworms Through Season’s End

North Carolina Bt Cotton: Managing Bollworms Through Season’s End

👤By Guy Collins and Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University 🕔Aug 23, 2016

As predicted, we have had an extraordinary year for bollworms in Bt cotton, some growers stating that cotton looks like it did before Bt.  We can assure you that Bt is still working, since the non-Bt plots in Rocky Mount

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Tennessee: Cotton Tour Field Day, Jackson, Sept. 7

Tennessee: Cotton Tour Field Day, Jackson, Sept. 7

👤By Tyson Raper, University of Tennessee 🕔Aug 23, 2016

The West Tennessee Research and Education Center (WTREC) would like to cordially invite you to the 2016 University of Tennessee Cotton Tour on Wednesday, Sept. 7th at the WTREC (605 Airways Blvd., Jackson, TN 38301).

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