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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

👤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

👤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?

👤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

👤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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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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