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DTN Cotton Open: Trades Ahead Near Session Highs

DTN Cotton Open: Trades Ahead Near Session Highs

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

December posted a five-session high. U.S. crop conditions improved slightly, increasing for the third week in a row. Good to excellent cotton in Texas rose to 55%. Cash online sales dipped to 156 bales. Cotton futures traded on the plus

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Mississippi Field Reports: Early Soybean Harvest Begins

Mississippi Field Reports: Early Soybean Harvest Begins

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Trent Barnett, Calhoun County  “Excessive rainfall over the last two weeks may have caused damage to sweet potato crop. Growers will know

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South Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Takes Off with Drier Conditions

South Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Takes Off with Drier Conditions

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. County Comments Charles Davis, Calhoun County  High heat and limited rainfall have dropped soil moisture conditions. Corn harvest beginning at a strong pace.  Matthew Wannamaker, Lexington County  Corn harvest

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Virginia Field Reports: Rains Benefit Crops, Pastures

Virginia Field Reports: Rains Benefit Crops, Pastures

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN LOUDOUN (Jim Hilleary) Frequent rain events; high

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Alabama Field Reports: Corn Harvest Underway, Good Yields So Far

Alabama Field Reports: Corn Harvest Underway, Good Yields So Far

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. County Comments Dan Porch, Blount County  Hot, humid, and dry weather was the norm across the area for the week. Seeing disease and insect pressure on vegetable crops. Worm

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Georgia Field Reports: Corn Harvest Speeds Along, Whiteflies Still a Problem

Georgia Field Reports: Corn Harvest Speeds Along, Whiteflies Still a Problem

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 21, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. County Comments Amanda Tedrow, Clarke County Soil and crops dry. Hot this week with very little rainfall. Matthew Murdock, Marion County Harvesting corn and praying for rain! Everything is

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DTN Cotton Close: Settles at 7-Day High

DTN Cotton Close: Settles at 7-Day High

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

Most gins operated at capacity in South Texas last week as harvesting and ginning of a high-yielding, high-quality crop continued. Tenderable cotton accounted for 92.2% of 333,140 bales classed at Corpus Christi. Cotton futures settled on modest gains on thin

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Cotton Growth Stages: Cutout – Everything You Should Know

Cotton Growth Stages: Cutout – Everything You Should Know

👤By Seth Byrd and Wayne Keeling, Texas AgriLife Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 21, 2017

What it is and why it’s important. Cutout and blooming out the top are often confused as the same growth stage. At cutout there are still many potential fruiting sites to be developed, and the timing of cutout is often

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DTN Cotton Open: Trades on Slight Gains

DTN Cotton Open: Trades on Slight Gains

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

December touched four-session high. Trend-following funds reduced their net long position 3,387 lots or 10.9%. Cash online sales totaled 177 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures traded on slight gains early Monday, with December bouncing to a four-session high after

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Mississippi: Row Crops Could Use a Little Sunshine

Mississippi: Row Crops Could Use a Little Sunshine

👤By Linda Breazeale, MSU Extension Service 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Mississippi’s row crops have had enough rain, and most fields just need sunshine. Erick Larson, grain crops specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said corn is mature and will gain no benefit from additional moisture. In the first

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