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Cleveland on Cotton: “Polyester Pollution” Helped Keep Cotton in Historical Price Range – DTN

Cleveland on Cotton: “Polyester Pollution” Helped Keep Cotton in Historical Price Range – DTN

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Mar 17, 2017

The declining health of the cotton bull continues to draw discussion, but symptoms are few as he made an impressive stand on the week. The new crop December contract established a new  life of contract high on the week, 75.64

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Spraying Record Smashed In Australia – 6,518 Acres In 24-Hour Stretch

Spraying Record Smashed In Australia – 6,518 Acres In 24-Hour Stretch

👤Staff Report 🕔Mar 13, 2017

An Australian farming operation has broken the record for the most acres covered by a self-propelled sprayer in both a 24-hour period and in a single hour, according report on the British website Farmers Weekly. In all, the machine: Covered

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Livestock Market: Our ‘Commander in Deals’ Needs to Keep the Finish in Mind – DTN

Livestock Market: Our ‘Commander in Deals’ Needs to Keep the Finish in Mind – DTN

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Feb 10, 2017

One month into Livestock Market Year 2017 and what’s not to like. I’ll pause for the janitorial staff to mop the floor of phlegm, spittle and vomit, convulsive reactions such an assessment might force from the months of demonstrators, Federal

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Trump Dumps TPP – Ag Groups Feel Pain Over Loss of Huge Trade Pact – DTN

Trump Dumps TPP – Ag Groups Feel Pain Over Loss of Huge Trade Pact – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jan 23, 2017

At least a few agricultural groups were vocal in their criticism Monday after President Donald Trump followed through on a campaign promise by signing a memorandum to withdraw from the largest trade deal the U.S. had ever negotiated, the Trans-Pacific

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Rose on Cotton: Bears on the Prowl after Surprising WASDE Report

Rose on Cotton: Bears on the Prowl after Surprising WASDE Report

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Jan 13, 2017

The bulls won last week — this week it was the bears with the Mar contract giving back 172 points on the week, settling at 72.27.  Spreads weakened over the course of the week, but the July – Dec spread

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Rose on Cotton:  Sell Before Year’s End? Depends on Your Answer to 1 Question.

Rose on Cotton: Sell Before Year’s End? Depends on Your Answer to 1 Question.

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Dec 18, 2016

The ICE Mar contract picked up 24 points on the week as the market continued to negotiate strong demand for US cotton for export and bearish domestic and international supply side fundamental factors, settling the week at 71.04.  The nearby

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Cleveland on Cotton: Market Momentum Still Holding; Revival of ‘Made in U.S.’

Cleveland on Cotton: Market Momentum Still Holding; Revival of ‘Made in U.S.’

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Dec 11, 2016

USDA’s seemingly bearish December supply demand report released Friday failed to break cotton’s upside momentum. Thus, the 67.50 to 73.50 cent trading ranges continues with the bulk of the activity in the 70-73 cent range. Despite’s USDA predicted weakness in

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Almonds: Record High Australian Crop Predicted

Almonds: Record High Australian Crop Predicted

👤From the Almond Board of Australia 🕔Dec 7, 2016

The Australian almond industry will commence harvesting a record crop in February should the early estimate for the 2017 production be realized. At the recent meeting of the Almond Board of Australia it was reported that the forthcoming crop would

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ADM Selling Its Stake In Austrailian-Based GrainCorp

ADM Selling Its Stake In Austrailian-Based GrainCorp

👤From a press release 🕔Dec 1, 2016

Archer Daniels Midland Company announced today that it has entered into an underwriting agreement to sell its 19.9 percent ownership stake in Australian-based  GrainCorp Limitedor a total value of about A$387 million. “As part of our ongoing portfolio management, we

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Resistant Weeds: “Immunize” Your Farm, Says Australian Weed Specialist

Resistant Weeds: “Immunize” Your Farm, Says Australian Weed Specialist

👤Staff Report 🕔Dec 1, 2016

In the fight against herbicide-resistant weeds, Tony Cook calls on his growers to immunize their farms against the threat. That’s a different way to think about prevention, although the approach includes key methods advocated by weed scientists far and wide. For

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