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WASDE Cotton: Reduced U.S. Production, Stocks

WASDE Cotton: Reduced U.S. Production, Stocks

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 12, 2018

This month’s 2017/18 U.S. cotton forecasts include slightly lower production and ending stocks. Production is reduced 177,000 bales due to small declines in regions outside the Delta. Ending stocks are reduced 100,000 bales, while domestic mill use and exports are

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Weekly Cotton Market Activity – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Activity – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 12, 2018

Average quotations were 88 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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Mississippi: Cover Crop Field Day, Rolling Fork, Jan. 19

Mississippi: Cover Crop Field Day, Rolling Fork, Jan. 19

👤By Nathan Gregory, Mississippi State University 🕔Jan 12, 2018

The Mississippi State University Extension Service invites producers, landowners and professionals in the Delta to a Cover Crop Field Day Jan. 19. Carter Farms in Rolling Fork will host the free event beginning at 10:30 a.m. Local producers and MSU Extension specialists will

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Texas, Oklahoma: Auxin Training Added to Red River Crops Conference, Jan. 17

Texas, Oklahoma: Auxin Training Added to Red River Crops Conference, Jan. 17

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jan 12, 2018

The fifth annual Red River Crops Conference is set for Jan. 17-18 at the Southwest Technology Center, 711 W. Tamarack Road, Altus, Oklahoma. “Planning for Success – Crop Production Information Designed for Southwest Oklahoma and the Texas Rolling Plains,” will be hosted by

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DTN Cotton Open: Extends Run to New Highs Overnight

DTN Cotton Open: Extends Run to New Highs Overnight

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Jan 12, 2018

March hit 84.65 cents. Supply-demand estimates scheduled for release by USDA at 11 a.m. CST. Cash online sales rose to a marketing year high of 52,922 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures extended a run to new contract highs in

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Georgia Cotton: Relative Plant Growth Regulator Requirements for 2018

Georgia Cotton: Relative Plant Growth Regulator Requirements for 2018

👤By Jared Whitaker, University of Georgia 🕔Jan 12, 2018

Plant growth regulator (PGR) applications are often necessary in cotton to reduce vegetative growth and maintain a manageable crop in Georgia.  However, making such decisions can be difficult because of the many factors that need to be considered (irrigation, soil

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DTN Fertilizer Trends : Prices Up, Farmers May Have to Re-Work Budgets

DTN Fertilizer Trends : Prices Up, Farmers May Have to Re-Work Budgets

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 11, 2018

Average retail fertilizer prices picked up where they left off at the end of 2017, continuing to move higher the first week of January 2018, according to retailers surveyed by DTN. For the first time in several weeks, all eight

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Farm Bill: Cotton and Dairy Provisions May Become One

Farm Bill: Cotton and Dairy Provisions May Become One

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Jan 11, 2018

Farm Bill: Disaster Assistance Amid Crowded Agenda An update posted on Tuesday at the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) blog indicated that, “Less than two weeks into the new year, and Congress already has an incredibly full plate. Both the

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Drought Monitor: Dryness Continues for Most of the Country

Drought Monitor: Dryness Continues for Most of the Country

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Brian Fuchs, National Drought Mitigation Center 🕔Jan 11, 2018

Summary Dryness continues over most of the country with only isolated areas of above-normal precipitation for this week. The “snow drought” over much of the mountainous western United States is catching more attention, but there is time to make up

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DTN Cotton Close: Settles on Limit Gains in March, May

DTN Cotton Close: Settles on Limit Gains in March, May

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Jan 11, 2018

U.S. all-cotton export commitments climbed to 80% of USDA’s December forecast. Shipments quickened to a marketing year high and were about 26% of the export estimate. Pakistan removed cotton import duty. Cotton futures closed on daily limit and near-limit gains

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