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Wheat Growers Call for New Trade Agreements

Wheat Growers Call for New Trade Agreements

👤From U.S. Wheat Associates 🕔Oct 6, 2017

U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) strongly urge the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to pivot from re-negotiating existing free trade agreements (FTAs) to negotiating new deals, as repeatedly promised by President

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Australia’s Seed Destructor – Midwest Demo Set For Oct. 12

Australia’s Seed Destructor – Midwest Demo Set For Oct. 12

👤From a press release 🕔Sep 23, 2017

At present, the machine is being evaluated by Land Grant universities in at lease 3 states – Arkansas, Illinois and Texas – plus, USDA has shown interest in the concept.

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Herbicide Resistance: Illinois Will Showcase Aussie Seed Destructor

Herbicide Resistance: Illinois Will Showcase Aussie Seed Destructor

👤From a press release 🕔Sep 18, 2017

The Harrington Seed Destructor – which pulverizes weed seeds – is being evaluated by Land Grant universities in at lease 3 states – Arkansas, Illinois and Texas. To show it in action, the U. of Illinois will feature the machine running

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Weed Seeds: 6 Ways Aussies Keep Them Out Of The Bank – Video

Weed Seeds: 6 Ways Aussies Keep Them Out Of The Bank – Video

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Sep 16, 2017

More than any other country, Australia has persistently focused on the idea of collecting weed seed at harvest and keeping them from making it into the soil’s seed bank. The developmental process in Australia has taken several forms – some relatively

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Cleveland on Cotton: WASDE Left Market Spinning from Highest Ever World Supply to Use Ratio

Cleveland on Cotton: WASDE Left Market Spinning from Highest Ever World Supply to Use Ratio

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Sep 15, 2017

This is a tough one. While losing some 700 points from the hurricane driven high, December futures are still hovering near 69 cents and attempting to dig in its heels. Its efforts will prove fruitless, I predict. The real work

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Cleveland on Cotton: Hurricane Harvey Threat Brought Triple Digit Gains

Cleveland on Cotton: Hurricane Harvey Threat Brought Triple Digit Gains

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Aug 25, 2017

Mother Nature!  She took us back to a 70 cent trade Friday morning before succumbing to the “buy the rumor, sell the fact,” market adage as Hurricane Harvey bore down on the open and ready to pick South Texas Upper

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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.

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Aug 11, 2017

Rain makes grain, and cotton too it seems!  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.)  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

👤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

👤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

👤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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