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Cleveland on Cotton: Mills and Exports Keeping the Charts Moving

Cleveland on Cotton: Mills and Exports Keeping the Charts Moving

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Apr 21, 2017

Cotton prices made a run higher this week as export sales and inquiries continue to provide support to the market. The May contract, moves to first notice day and July become the spot month on Monday, April 24.  The continuation

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Chinese Dumping Off-The-Road Tires Cited In DOC Report

Chinese Dumping Off-The-Road Tires Cited In DOC Report

👤From a Press Release 🕔Apr 19, 2017

The Chinese government increased the level of subsidies for its off-the-road tire (OTR) manufacturers in the 2014-15 time period, selling OTR tires at less-than-fair value in the U.S. market. That’s based on a federal Department of Commerce (DOC) report released

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Farm Policy: Agricultural Trade and Trump

Farm Policy: Agricultural Trade and Trump

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Apr 19, 2017

Many agricultural producers have expressed concern over the direction of executive branch trade policy since January. These apprehensions may not be universally shared in all quarters of Rural America; however, tariffs and other trade restrictions are important considerations for U.S. agriculture.

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Farm Policy: Large Stocks Heighten the Importance of Ag Trade – Focus on China, Mexico

Farm Policy: Large Stocks Heighten the Importance of Ag Trade – Focus on China, Mexico

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Apr 13, 2017

As global commodity markets cope with abundant stocks of corn, soybeans and wheat, export competitiveness has become increasingly important for U.S. farmers.  Today’s update takes a closer look at these issues with particular focus on trade developments with China and

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Beef Industry Could Benefit from China Reopening Its Doors to U.S.

Beef Industry Could Benefit from China Reopening Its Doors to U.S.

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Apr 11, 2017

It’s been nearly 14 years since China allowed sales of U.S. beef in that country, but that may be about to change. And that’s very good news for the U.S. beef and cattle industry, according to a Kansas State University

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Farm Policy: Farmland Values, Farm Income, and Ag Trade Issues with China

Farm Policy: Farmland Values, Farm Income, and Ag Trade Issues with China

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Apr 10, 2017

Today’s update summarizes recent news items relating to important components of the U.S. farm economy including farmland values, farm income and trade issues with China. Farmland Values Earlier this month, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas released its Agricultural Credit Survey

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Dossett on Rice: Bear Market is Over so Where are Those Bulls?

Dossett on Rice: Bear Market is Over so Where are Those Bulls?

👤By Markham Dossett, Talon Asset Management LLC 🕔Apr 6, 2017

The rice prices in India have continued to rise as demand is strong. East Asia prices are firm but markets are quiet. There is more flooding in Argentina as the crop is being harvested in South America.  Since President Trump

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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: Market Still Trying to Pick its Top – What to do now?

Cleveland on Cotton: Market Still Trying to Pick its Top – What to do now?

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Mar 24, 2017

The cotton bull continues to feed on the record string of export sales and the ever more bullish on-call sales predicament facing the mills. Too, the old bull is not giving up his almost daily run above 79 cents. Yet,

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Rose on Cotton: Expect Planted Cotton Acres to Push 12 Million in 2017

Rose on Cotton: Expect Planted Cotton Acres to Push 12 Million in 2017

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Mar 17, 2017

The ICE May contract picked up 107 points this week, settling at 78.36. Dec futures picked up 34 points on the week at 75.63 with the July – Dec spread (straddle) finishing the week at a 273 point inversion. The

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