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"

Ag Loans: Are Past Arguments Against Raising Rates Valid? – Commentary

Ag Loans: Are Past Arguments Against Raising Rates Valid? – Commentary

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔Oct 18, 2017

In designing the APAC/TFU supply management program for the 8 major storable crops (barley, corn, cotton, grain sorghum, oats, rice, soybeans, and wheat), the corn loan rate was set at 95 percent of the full US cost of production. The

Read Full Article
DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Marginally Lower in Quiet Dealings

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Marginally Lower in Quiet Dealings

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Traders looked to export sales report. U.S. housing starts fell 4.7% in September. Cash online cotton sales declined to 656 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures ticked marginally lower within the prior-session range in quiet early dealings Wednesday as traders

Read Full Article
Shurley on Cotton: Oct. Numbers Were Not As Expected—But Prices Hold

Shurley on Cotton: Oct. Numbers Were Not As Expected—But Prices Hold

👤By Don Shurley, University of Georgia Cotton Economist 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Last week, I visited an “apple house” in north Georgia. On this day, there were 3 or 4 bus loads of kids there also—touring the orchards, petting animals, and eating all sorts of yummy stuff. In the store, you could

Read Full Article
Texas Field Reports: Conditions Cause Concern for High Plains Corn Producers

Texas Field Reports: Conditions Cause Concern for High Plains Corn Producers

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Corn producers in the High Plains wait out wet weather and potentially problematic conditions as global commodity market conditions worsen for U.S. producers, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. Jourdan Bell, AgriLife Extension agronomist, Amarillo, said rain

Read Full Article
Mississippi Field Reports: Cotton Harvest in Full Swing

Mississippi Field Reports: Cotton Harvest in Full Swing

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Stephen “Steve” R. Winters, Grenada County “Cotton harvest is in full swing. Early reports are that the cotton crop might be a

Read Full Article
South Carolina Field Reports: Rains Slow Field Work

South Carolina Field Reports: Rains Slow Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending, October 15, 2017. County Comments Kyle Daniel, Georgetown County Unfortunately our area was inundated with rain for most of the week and shut down fieldwork last week and this week. Defoliated cotton

Read Full Article
Alabama Field Reports: Harvest Hurries Along, Minimal Damage from Nate

Alabama Field Reports: Harvest Hurries Along, Minimal Damage from Nate

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. County Comments Henry Dorough, Talladega County Hurricane Nate brought high winds and plenty of rain to the area early last week but caused relatively minimal damage to crops. Cotton

Read Full Article
Georgia Field Reports: Sporadic Rains Delay Harvest

Georgia Field Reports: Sporadic Rains Delay Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. County Comments Wade Hutcheson, Spalding County Hot conditions through Sunday. Rain early last week encouraged winter grazing planting to begin. Soybean harvest is slowly starting and producers are starting

Read Full Article
Tennessee Field Reports: Rains Return, Slow Harvest

Tennessee Field Reports: Rains Return, Slow Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. County Agent Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County Good progress has been made on corn harvest. Soybean harvest started, but delayed due to rainfall this week. Cotton harvest beginning in

Read Full Article
North Carolina Field Reports: Rains Delay Harvest, Some Regrowth in Cotton

North Carolina Field Reports: Rains Delay Harvest, Some Regrowth in Cotton

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the week Ending October 15, 2017. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Weather conditions returned to warm and relatively dry following the much needed rain late in the precious week. Most of the

Read Full Article