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DTN Cotton Open: Bounces Quietly Near Session High

DTN Cotton Open: Bounces Quietly Near Session High

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Feb 23, 2017

An additional 111 delivery notices issued. Weekly export sales delayed. U.S. weekly jobless claims moved higher. Cash online cotton sales declined to 5,123 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures bounced quietly in the early going Thursday, with most-active May ticking

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Dicamba Application: 3 Key Phrases You Need to Know – DTN

Dicamba Application: 3 Key Phrases You Need to Know – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Feb 23, 2017

Applicators face complex and sometimes ambiguous buffer requirements for the newly labeled dicamba herbicides this year. The labels for Monsanto’s XtendiMax, BASF’s Engenia and DuPont Pioneer’s FeXapan put all the responsibility for following buffer requirements and avoiding off-target drift on

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Texas Field Reports: Cotton Acres Likely Up, Grain Acres Down in 2017

Texas Field Reports: Cotton Acres Likely Up, Grain Acres Down in 2017

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Feb 22, 2017

Cotton acres in Texas will likely increase as producers seek an alternative to grains this season, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Mark Welch, AgriLife Extension grains marketing economist, College Station, said 4.5 million acres of planted

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DTN Cotton Close: Settles Lower Beyond Maturing March

DTN Cotton Close: Settles Lower Beyond Maturing March

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Feb 22, 2017

Volume fell sharply. Fed minutes showed rate increases anticipated “fairly soon.” Cotton outlook presentation for 2017-18 scheduled at forum. India’s 2016-17 output estimated at 26.6 million 480-pound bales. Cotton futures settled lower beyond maturing March as volume fell sharply Wednesday,

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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Higher, Led By Maturing March

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Higher, Led By Maturing March

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Feb 22, 2017

Two March delivery notices issued. U.S. dollar index futures trade higher and U.S. stock index futures slightly lower ahead of Federal Reserve minutes. Cotton futures ticked higher in early dealings Wednesday, led by maturing March on its first notice day,

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DTN Cotton Close: Finishes Tight-Range Day Slightly Ahead

DTN Cotton Close: Finishes Tight-Range Day Slightly Ahead

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Feb 21, 2017

Fresh export inquiries may have offered support. Talk of light March delivery notices circulated. Final bales awaited in Southeast. Few abnormally dry spots remained in the Delta. Southwest cotton made up 94% of week’s U.S. upland classing. Cotton futures finished

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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Slightly Higher Within Tiny Range

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Slightly Higher Within Tiny Range

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Feb 21, 2017

This is last session before first notice day. Trend-following funds boosted their net cotton longs to new record high 114,179 lots. Cash online sales declined to 2,141 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures ticked slightly higher Tuesday as trading resumed

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Texas Cotton: High Yield Potential, Prices Prompt More High Plains Production

Texas Cotton: High Yield Potential, Prices Prompt More High Plains Production

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Feb 20, 2017

With many producers in the northern High Plains considering planting cotton this year, some for the first time, one Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomist is advising that optimizing irrigation and fertility will be important to their bottom line. Dr.

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DTN Cotton Close: Skids to Steep Old-Crop Losses

DTN Cotton Close: Skids to Steep Old-Crop Losses

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Feb 17, 2017

May completed a bearish weekly reversal. U.S. upland classing reached 99% of the crop estimate. Cotton classed in Texas indicated the state crop estimate has been understated. Mills priced a total of 1,916 lots. Cotton futures closed on triple-digit old-crop

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Virginia Cotton: Burndown Time is Closer Than it Appears

Virginia Cotton: Burndown Time is Closer Than it Appears

👤By Johnny Parker, Commonwealth Gin 🕔Feb 17, 2017

After 80 degrees on Sunday it made me realize we are closer to the beginning of burndown than I thought.  Some early treatments could have already begun.  There is quite a bit of information in the farm press as weed

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