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South Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Nears Completion, Some Wind Damage to Cotton

South Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Nears Completion, Some Wind Damage to Cotton

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. County Comments Rusty Skipper, Horry County  Horry County received a couple inches of rain and had minimal crop damage from Hurricane Irma. Cotton, peanut, and soybean crops appear to

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Alabama Field Reports: Corn Harvest Winding Down, Mostly Good Yields

Alabama Field Reports: Corn Harvest Winding Down, Mostly Good Yields

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. County Comments Tim Malone, Marion County  The rain received from Hurricane Irma stopped harvesting activities earlier in the week, but they have since resumed. Corn yields are still looking

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Georgia Field Reports: Cotton, Pecans Take Brunt of Irma Damage

Georgia Field Reports: Cotton, Pecans Take Brunt of Irma Damage

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. County Comments Nathan Eason, White County  Hurricane Irma brought down lots of trees on pasture fences. Poultry houses fared well, besides losing power. Most got their generators running and

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Americot Adds 3 New Reps In Southwest, Midsouth, Southeast

Americot Adds 3 New Reps In Southwest, Midsouth, Southeast

👤From a press release 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Cotton seed developer and marketer Americot, Inc., this week announced the addition of three new people working in the field – in the Southwest, Midsouth and Southeast. Abby Taylor was named a sales representative covering southwest Alabama. Raised in Yazoo

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DTN Cotton Open: Gives Back Prior-Session Gain

DTN Cotton Open: Gives Back Prior-Session Gain

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Sep 19, 2017

U.S. crop conditions declined for the third week in a row. Cash online sales increased to 819 bales on The Seam. Basis on the base quality rolled to December at 75 points “on” in the Southeast. Cotton futures traded lower

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DTN Cotton Close: Finishes Above Prior 3 Session Highs

DTN Cotton Close: Finishes Above Prior 3 Session Highs

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Sep 18, 2017

Crop losses not reflected in USDA forecast from two hurricanes reported still being assessed. Field activities moved ahead in South Texas. Upland classing reached 760,259 RB, up from 635,204 a year ago. Ginning continued in the Rio Grande Valley. Heat

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Texas Plains: Ideal Weather for Cotton Development, Sugarcane Aphids Still in Late Sorghum

Texas Plains: Ideal Weather for Cotton Development, Sugarcane Aphids Still in Late Sorghum

👤By Blayne Reed, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for Hale, Swisher, and Floyd Counties 🕔Sep 18, 2017

General Situation The weather has been just what the doctor ordered for cotton this past week. Heat units are pilling in and the generally ‘late’ or ‘rank’ cotton is responding well while fields that have been cut-out on ‘schedule’ are

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Sawyer On Crops: Decisions About Cotton Defoliation And Whitefly – Audio

Sawyer On Crops: Decisions About Cotton Defoliation And Whitefly – Audio

👤By Andrew Sawyer, Extension Agent, Thomas County, Georgia 🕔Sep 18, 2017

Whitefly have complicated cotton defoliation decisions in Georgia this year, as Andrew Sawyer notes in this installment of his South Georgia Pine podcast.-  

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DTN Cotton Open: Inches Quietly Higher

DTN Cotton Open: Inches Quietly Higher

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Sep 18, 2017

Thunderstorms moved across portions of the Texas Plains. Trend-following funds boosted net longs for third consecutive week, this time by 14,095 lots. Cash online sales inched up to 208 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures inched higher in the early

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Georgia: Thomas County – How Did Crops Fare Following Irma?

Georgia: Thomas County – How Did Crops Fare Following Irma?

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia Extension County Agent 🕔Sep 18, 2017

We were very fortunate in Thomas County since the eye passed east of us. Our winds were in the 40s with gusts in the 70s. There is still obvious damage to our field crops.

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