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Texas: Bt Cotton – Everything You Need to Know

Texas: Bt Cotton – Everything You Need to Know

👤By Suhas Vyavhare and David Kerns, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Mar 23, 2017

What is Bt cotton? Bt cotton is genetically altered by the insertion of genes from a common soil bacterium, Bacillus thuringiensis, to produce certain proteins that are toxic to specific insects. Currently available Bt cotton varieties produce either or both

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 17, 2017

Average quotations were 34 points lower 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,

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Cotton Outlook: U.S. Net Textile and Apparel Imports Steady in 2016

Cotton Outlook: U.S. Net Textile and Apparel Imports Steady in 2016

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 13, 2017

U.S. net textile and apparel fiber imports were stable in calendar year 2016, near 2015’s record. In 2016, net imports approached 15.8 billion raw-fiber-equivalent pounds. Total fiber product imports reached 19.3 billion pounds in 2016, compared with 19.6 billion pounds

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Global Markets: Cotton – World Ending Stocks Expected to Tighten in 2017/18

Global Markets: Cotton – World Ending Stocks Expected to Tighten in 2017/18

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 10, 2017

On February 24, USDA released its first 2017/18 cotton projections at the Agricultural Outlook Forum, which included a 6-million-bale decline in global ending stocks. However, all of the decline is expected to occur in China, as consumption continues to significantly

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 10, 2017

Average quotations were 164 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,

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Cotton: Picking Capacities in the MidSouth

Cotton: Picking Capacities in the MidSouth

👤By Tyson Raper, University of Tennessee 🕔Mar 10, 2017

There is considerable excitement surrounding cotton on the heels of the Farm and Gin Show.  From visiting with those in the industry across the Mid-South, I believe TN and nearby states may see larger increases than those initially estimated by

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WASDE Cotton: Production, Exports Both Raised

WASDE Cotton: Production, Exports Both Raised

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 9, 2017

This month’s 2016/17 U.S. cotton forecasts show higher production and exports relative to last month. Production is raised 271,000 bales to 17.2 million based on the March 9 Cotton Ginnings report. The final estimates for this season’s U.S. area, yield,

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 3, 2017

Average quotations were 121 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,

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Virginia: Cotton a Good Choice Whether Yields Good or Average in 2017

Virginia: Cotton a Good Choice Whether Yields Good or Average in 2017

👤By Johnny Parker, Commonwealth Gin 🕔Feb 24, 2017

The Virginia state wide cotton meeting yesterday sponsored by the Virginia Cotton Growers Association was well attended and the program was well worth the total investment of a full day. It’s clear that if we are headed for a good

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Feb 24, 2017

Average quotations were 147 points lower 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,

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