The Latest

Upcoming Events


Send press releases to Ernst@Agfax.com.

View All Events


Send press releases to Ernst@Agfax.com.

View All Events

Back to homepage

Tag "cotton production"

Cotton Outlook: Global Trade at 4-Year High

Cotton Outlook: Global Trade at 4-Year High

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 15, 2017

The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) projections for 2017/18 indicate that world cotton trade is forecast to expand 3 percent from last season and reach a 4-year high. Global trade is projected at 38.5 million bales in 2017/18, 1.2

Read Full Article
Arkansas: Cotton Harvest Breaks Records Despite Rocky Start

Arkansas: Cotton Harvest Breaks Records Despite Rocky Start

👤By Fred Miller, University of Arkansas 🕔Dec 15, 2017

Despite a rocky start, the Arkansas cotton harvest appears poised for a record outcome. Overall, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service forecasts Arkansas cotton yields at 1.06 million bales in November, up 220,000 bales from a year earlier. That averages

Read Full Article
Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 15, 2017

Average quotations were 68 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, leaf 4, staple 34, mike 35-36 and 43-49, strength 27.0-28.9,

Read Full Article
Texas High Plains Cotton: Record Crop in 2017

Texas High Plains Cotton: Record Crop in 2017

👤By Mary Jane Buerkle, Plains Cotton Grower 🕔Dec 15, 2017

Texas High Plains cotton growers remain on pace to produce one of the largest crops in the region’s history, according to the latest upland cotton production estimates released earlier this week by the National Agricultural Statistics Service in their December

Read Full Article
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

Read Full Article
Georgia Cotton Production Workshop, Tifton, Jan. 31

Georgia Cotton Production Workshop, Tifton, Jan. 31

👤From a Press Release 🕔Dec 11, 2017

The Georgia Cotton Commission will hold its 10th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, January 31, at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. The annual meeting is held in conjunction with the UGA Cotton Production Workshop conducted by the UGA Research & Extension

Read Full Article
Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 8, 2017

Average quotations were 89 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, leaf 4, staple 34, mike 35-36 and 43-49, strength 27.0-28.9,

Read Full Article
Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 1, 2017

Average quotations were 178 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, leaf 4, staple 34, mike 35-36 and 43-49, strength 27.0-28.9,

Read Full Article
Oklahoma: Red River Crops Conference, Altus, Jan. 17-18

Oklahoma: Red River Crops Conference, Altus, Jan. 17-18

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Nov 27, 2017

The fifth annual Red River Crops Conference is set for Jan. 17-18 at the Southwest Technology Center, 711 W. Tamarack Road, Altus, Oklahoma. “Planning for Success – Crop Production Information Designed for Southwest Oklahoma and the Texas Rolling Plains,” will be

Read Full Article
Texas Cotton: Winter Wheat Is Feasible Cover Crop in Rolling Plains, Says Study

Texas Cotton: Winter Wheat Is Feasible Cover Crop in Rolling Plains, Says Study

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Nov 27, 2017

Interest in using cover crops to improve soil health continues to grow in the Texas Rolling Plains region, but the nagging concern of reductions in soil moisture and effects on yields of subsequent cash crops still exists. A Texas A&M

Read Full Article