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Cleveland on Cotton: Stunned by WASDE Report? It Ain’t Over Yet.

Cleveland on Cotton: Stunned by WASDE Report? It Ain’t Over Yet.

πŸ‘€By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Aug 11, 2017

Rain makes grain, and cotton too it seems! Β The market was stunned on report day, but discounted the report at the end of the week. (A USDA report is very good at humbling private market analysts.) Β Yet, we must stick

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Global Markets: Oilseeds – Recovering EU Rapeseed Production Offsetting Lower Imports

Global Markets: Oilseeds – Recovering EU Rapeseed Production Offsetting Lower Imports

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Aug 11, 2017

In 2017/18, EU rapeseed production is forecast to recover to 22.0 million tons. This is expected to diminish the need for extensive imports in the coming year while allowing processors to maintain crush at high levels – similar to 2016/17.

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Cleveland on Cotton: Rain Washes Over West Texas Acres; Don’t Be Greedy

Cleveland on Cotton: Rain Washes Over West Texas Acres; Don’t Be Greedy

πŸ‘€By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Aug 4, 2017

The stage is being set for one heck of a play!! Mother Nature came back into play and instead of boosting West Texas production with adequate moisture, she likely washed away some acreage and played havoc with plant growth, regrowth

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Cleveland on Cotton: Short Run Favors the Bulls; Fundamentals vs. Technicals

Cleveland on Cotton: Short Run Favors the Bulls; Fundamentals vs. Technicals

πŸ‘€By O.A. Cotton, O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Jul 28, 2017

The new crop December futures contract simply got too close to 69 cents and had to back off lest the bulls get too excited. All contracts closed the week in the red. While growers are wanting to see a 70-72

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Livestock: U.S. is Big Winner in Korea’s Demand for More Beef

Livestock: U.S. is Big Winner in Korea’s Demand for More Beef

πŸ‘€By Richard Smith, DTN Tokyo Correspondent 🕔Jul 14, 2017

South Korea’s beef imports totaled 170,176 tons in the first five months of this year, an 8% rise compared to the same period last year. Consumers in South Korea seek less expensive meat amid the sluggish pace of economic recovery

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Soybean Production: South America is on Top but Don’t Overlook Black Sea Countries

Soybean Production: South America is on Top but Don’t Overlook Black Sea Countries

πŸ‘€By Carl Zulauf and Allan Lines, Ohio State University; and Natalia Pryshliak, Vinnytsia National Agrarian University, Ukraine 🕔Jun 5, 2017

South America dominates the U.S. view of agricultural production in the rest of the world, in part because it has supplanted the U.S. as the leading producer of soybeans. Such a view is myopic, thus missing important storylines. One of

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Herbicide-Resistant Weeds: What Can the U.S. Learn From Australia? No Easy Answers. – DTN

Herbicide-Resistant Weeds: What Can the U.S. Learn From Australia? No Easy Answers. – DTN

πŸ‘€By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔May 19, 2017

There have been more than a few jokes this week about the irony of weed scientists choosing Colorado as a meeting place to talk about resistance. However, no one in this audience is laughing about the global threat of weeds

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Rose on Cotton: Wet Weather Holding Planters Back; Watch Dec Contract

Rose on Cotton: Wet Weather Holding Planters Back; Watch Dec Contract

πŸ‘€Louis W Rose IV, Rose Commodity Group 🕔Apr 28, 2017

The bulls took a break this week with the ICE July and Dec contracts giving back 46 and 34 points on the week, respectively. The July – Dec straddle finished the week at a 425 point inversion, down just slightly

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How Much Effect Does Soil pH Have On Weed Management?

How Much Effect Does Soil pH Have On Weed Management?

πŸ‘€From a Press Release 🕔Apr 26, 2017

How much difference does pH make in how well you can manage herbicide-resistant weeds? More than you might think. Much more, in fact, in certain conditions.

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Cleveland on Cotton: Planting up 21%; Polyester Pollution is Cotton’s New Best Friend

Cleveland on Cotton: Planting up 21%; Polyester Pollution is Cotton’s New Best Friend

πŸ‘€By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Mar 31, 2017

The much talked about 2017 Prospective Plantings Report for U.S. cotton was released Friday with little fanfare. The report indicated growers would plant 12.2 million acres, up 21 percent from 2016 and had been expected by most market participants. This

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