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AgFax Weekend: Market Winners, Losers | Robots Swarm on Weeds

AgFax Weekend: Market Winners, Losers | Robots Swarm on Weeds

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Dec 15, 2017

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Market Winners, Losers | Robots Swarm on Weeds | 6 States Struggle with Dicamba | and more.

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Cleveland on Cotton: What a Week! What a Roll!

Cleveland on Cotton: What a Week! What a Roll!

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Dec 15, 2017

With apologies to Mr. Rogers, It’s a wonderful day in the neighborhood and the cotton market has been mine. What a roll. Despite the bearish interpretation of the past two WASDE reports, price action on ICE has clearly demonstrated that

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Cotton Outlook: Global Trade at 4-Year High

Cotton Outlook: Global Trade at 4-Year High

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 15, 2017

The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) projections for 2017/18 indicate that world cotton trade is forecast to expand 3 percent from last season and reach a 4-year high. Global trade is projected at 38.5 million bales in 2017/18, 1.2

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Rose on Cotton: What’s Fueling this Market Run?

Rose on Cotton: What’s Fueling this Market Run?

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivils, Barry Bean - The Rose Report 🕔Dec 15, 2017

Cotton bulls extended their weekly streak to eight on a tightening world balance sheet and continued strong US export sales business, with the Mar contract gaining 220 points on the week (around 900 for the current streak). The Mar –

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Arkansas: Cotton Harvest Breaks Records Despite Rocky Start

Arkansas: Cotton Harvest Breaks Records Despite Rocky Start

👤By Fred Miller, University of Arkansas 🕔Dec 15, 2017

Despite a rocky start, the Arkansas cotton harvest appears poised for a record outcome. Overall, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service forecasts Arkansas cotton yields at 1.06 million bales in November, up 220,000 bales from a year earlier. That averages

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 15, 2017

Average quotations were 68 points 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 27.0-28.9,

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DTN Cotton Close: Extends Bull Run to 8 Straight Weeks

DTN Cotton Close: Extends Bull Run to 8 Straight Weeks

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Dec 15, 2017

March has advanced 915 points or 13.7% over that period. Mills boosted unpriced on-call position to near the all-time high. U.S. premium in Far East narrowed a couple of points. Cotton futures closed higher on heavy volume Friday, with spot

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Texas High Plains Cotton: Record Crop in 2017

Texas High Plains Cotton: Record Crop in 2017

👤By Mary Jane Buerkle, Plains Cotton Grower 🕔Dec 15, 2017

Texas High Plains cotton growers remain on pace to produce one of the largest crops in the region’s history, according to the latest upland cotton production estimates released earlier this week by the National Agricultural Statistics Service in their December

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DTN Cotton Open: Hits New Current-Crop Contract Highs

DTN Cotton Open: Hits New Current-Crop Contract Highs

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Dec 15, 2017

March positioned for eighth consecutive weekly gain. Cash online sales increased to a crop year high of 32,373 bales on The Seam, including 24,587 bales of grower sales on The Seam. Cotton futures hit new contract highs in 2017-18 marketing

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Tax Reform: Compromise Bill Hits the Floor with a Mixed $1.5 Trillion Bag – DTN

Tax Reform: Compromise Bill Hits the Floor with a Mixed $1.5 Trillion Bag – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Dec 14, 2017

The final tax-reform package vaunted by Republican lawmakers and President Donald Trump is expected to be released Friday with several major compromises on tax rates and deductions that will affect farmers and small businesses for years to come.   Lawmakers and

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