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DTN Cotton Close: Scores 2nd Day of Triple-Digit Gains

DTN Cotton Close: Scores 2nd Day of Triple-Digit Gains

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Dec 14, 2017

March got within a tick of its contract high and May and July hit new contract peaks. U.S. export commitments stand at 73% of USDA’s 2017-18 projection. Cotton Council pleased with U.S. team’s WTO efforts. Cotton futures jumped to triple-digit

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DTN Cotton Open: Jumps to New High for Move

DTN Cotton Open: Jumps to New High for Move

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Dec 14, 2017

U.S. weekly upland export sales topped expectations at 259,700 running bales and shipments fell to 166,600 RB. Cash online sales dropped to 19,121 bales on The Seam as grower sales slipped to 15,871 bales. Cotton futures jumped to a new

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DTN Cotton Close: Surges to Triple-Digit Gains

DTN Cotton Close: Surges to Triple-Digit Gains

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Dec 13, 2017

U.S. crop quality has continued to draw discussion, with an estimated 46% of the upland output expected to come from a record Texas output. Crop estimate on High Plains raised 175,000 bales to 5.57 million. Cotton futures surged to triple-digit

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Global Markets: Cotton – India’s Stocks Lower on Higher Use

Global Markets: Cotton – India’s Stocks Lower on Higher Use

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 13, 2017

India’s forecast 2017/18 ending stocks have been lowered substantially in the December WASDE, from 13.2 million bales to 11.7 million. This change partly reflects a 500,000-bale cut to production, only partly offset by a 300,000-bale cut in exports, but is

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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Higher as Traders Digest USDA Data

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Higher as Traders Digest USDA Data

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Financial markets await outcome of Federal Reserve policy meeting later in the day. Cash online cotton sales grew to 21,066 bales, including 18,523 bales of grower sales. Cotton futures ticked higher Wednesday as traders continued to digest the prior day’s

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Texas Cotton: 3 Mandatory Auxin Herbicide Trainings in Jan., Feb., March

Texas Cotton: 3 Mandatory Auxin Herbicide Trainings in Jan., Feb., March

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Dec 12, 2017

The Texas Department of Agriculture will require special training in 2018 for new auxin herbicides applied under a Section 3 approval on dicamba-tolerant and 2,4-D-tolerant cotton. To meet this requirement, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Amarillo will host

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WASDE Cotton: U.S. Sees Increased Exports, Higher Production, Lower Ending Stocks

WASDE Cotton: U.S. Sees Increased Exports, Higher Production, Lower Ending Stocks

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 12, 2017

This month’s 2017/18 U.S. cotton forecasts include higher exports, slightly higher production, and lower ending stocks. Production is raised 63,000 bales as increases in the Southwest are largely offset by decreases in other regions. Domestic mill use is unchanged, but

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DTN Cotton Close: Slips on Heels of USDA’s Supply-Demand Data

DTN Cotton Close: Slips on Heels of USDA’s Supply-Demand Data

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Dec 12, 2017

March closed on marginal loss. U.S. crop estimate raised slightly, exports hiked and ending stocks reduced from last month. Record yield still forecast. World estimates featured lower beginning stocks, production and ending stocks. Cotton futures reversed off a triple-digit gain,

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Cotton: New Crop Insurance Provisions, Cottonseed Endorsement Prices

Cotton: New Crop Insurance Provisions, Cottonseed Endorsement Prices

👤By Shawn Wade, Plains Cotton Growers 🕔Dec 12, 2017

The USDA Risk Management Agency provided a handful of new crop insurance provisions that will become effective for 2018 Spring-seeded crops and producers will find many of them check off long-awaited items from their crop insurance wish list. In addition

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DTN Cotton Open: Bounces from Shallow Overnight Dip

DTN Cotton Open: Bounces from Shallow Overnight Dip

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Dec 12, 2017

Market traded modestly higher ahead of USDA report later in the day. Fed set to open two-day policy meeting. Cash online sales declined to 10,842 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures traded modestly higher in early dealings Tuesday as traders

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