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DTN Cotton Close: Slips to Modest Losses in Tight Ranges

DTN Cotton Close: Slips to Modest Losses in Tight Ranges

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Oct 19, 2017

December closed on its lowest finish since Aug. 18. U.S. all-cotton commitments for 2017-18 reached 58% of projected exports and shipments about 11% after hitting a crop year low for the week. Cotton futures closed modestly lower in 2017-18 crop

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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks on Marginal Gains in Early Going

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks on Marginal Gains in Early Going

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Oct 19, 2017

U.S. weekly upland export sales came in at a healthy 253,200 RB, while shipments fell to a marketing year low of 86,100 RB. China reported slightly slower economic growth. Cash online sales slowed to 389 bales on The Seam. Cotton

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Texas Plains: Cotton Needs More Heat Units, Sorghum Still at Risk from Sugarcane Aphids

Texas Plains: Cotton Needs More Heat Units, Sorghum Still at Risk from Sugarcane Aphids

👤By Blayne Reed, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for Hale, Swisher, and Floyd Counties 🕔Oct 19, 2017

General Status For the past few weeks or so we had been socked in with moisture and cool temperatures, only to finally come out of the pattern into frosty and cold conditions. Finally, we are seeing clear skies and a

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North Carolina Cotton: How Do We Manage Defoliation for the Rest of This Season?

North Carolina Cotton: How Do We Manage Defoliation for the Rest of This Season?

👤By Keith Edmisten and Guy Collins, North Carolina State University Extension Cotton Specialists 🕔Oct 18, 2017

We’ve received a lot of phone calls over the last few days about how to address various cotton defoliation issues for the remainder of this season. Below are the most common scenarios for which we have been called and how

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DTN Cotton Close: Finishes Narrow-Range Session Mixed

DTN Cotton Close: Finishes Narrow-Range Session Mixed

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Major exporters expected to bear the brunt of the burden of increased global stocks and will be looking to move supplies as harvests come in. Cotton futures finished a narrow-range session mixed Wednesday, with spot December completing an inside day

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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Marginally Lower in Quiet Dealings

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Marginally Lower in Quiet Dealings

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Traders looked to export sales report. U.S. housing starts fell 4.7% in September. Cash online cotton sales declined to 656 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures ticked marginally lower within the prior-session range in quiet early dealings Wednesday as traders

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Shurley on Cotton: Oct. Numbers Were Not As Expected—But Prices Hold

Shurley on Cotton: Oct. Numbers Were Not As Expected—But Prices Hold

👤By Don Shurley, University of Georgia Cotton Economist 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Last week, I visited an “apple house” in north Georgia. On this day, there were 3 or 4 bus loads of kids there also—touring the orchards, petting animals, and eating all sorts of yummy stuff. In the store, you could

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Texas Field Reports: Conditions Cause Concern for High Plains Corn Producers

Texas Field Reports: Conditions Cause Concern for High Plains Corn Producers

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Corn producers in the High Plains wait out wet weather and potentially problematic conditions as global commodity market conditions worsen for U.S. producers, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. Jourdan Bell, AgriLife Extension agronomist, Amarillo, said rain

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Mississippi Field Reports: Cotton Harvest in Full Swing

Mississippi Field Reports: Cotton Harvest in Full Swing

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Stephen “Steve” R. Winters, Grenada County “Cotton harvest is in full swing. Early reports are that the cotton crop might be a

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South Carolina Field Reports: Rains Slow Field Work

South Carolina Field Reports: Rains Slow Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending, October 15, 2017. County Comments Kyle Daniel, Georgetown County Unfortunately our area was inundated with rain for most of the week and shut down fieldwork last week and this week. Defoliated cotton

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