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Texas Cotton: New 2017 Crop Hail-Out and Replant Guide Available

Texas Cotton: New 2017 Crop Hail-Out and Replant Guide Available

👤By Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jun 22, 2017

The latest Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service crop hail-damage assessment and replant guide is now available, said its author. Dr. Calvin Trostle, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomist at Lubbock, said Texas farmers in the Lubbock and South Plains region

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Texas West Plains: Cotton a Mixed Bag; Peanuts, Corn Doing Well; Replanting Sorghum

Texas West Plains: Cotton a Mixed Bag; Peanuts, Corn Doing Well; Replanting Sorghum

👤By Kerry Siders, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Cotton ranges from seed still in the ground to 9 true leaf cotton. This wide range is reflective of the mess we are in across a large area here on the West Plains. I cannot review all the scenarios which

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DTN Cotton Close: Tumbles to New Low in Dec.

DTN Cotton Close: Tumbles to New Low in Dec.

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

U.S. export commitments reached nearly 105% of the USDA estimate for 2016-17 and already 30% of the 2017-18 projection. Rain prospects promising for Texas Plains, but previous disappointments noted. Cotton futures tumbled to triple-digit closing losses in most contracts beyond

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Cotton – Midsouth – TS Cindy Brings Rain, Complications – AgFax

Cotton – Midsouth – TS Cindy Brings Rain, Complications – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Farmers  pushed hard to make herbicide and fertilizer applications ahead of the system.

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DTN Cotton Open: Market Remains Under Pressure

DTN Cotton Open: Market Remains Under Pressure

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

U.S. weekly upland export sales topped expectations at 167,500 RB for this season and 426,800 RB for next season. Tropical Storm Cindy came ashore and northwestern Texas Plains got rain. China’s crop estimated at 24.66 million bales. Cash online sales

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Cotton – Southeast – Storm Could Push Unplanted Acres Into July – Or Soy – AgFax

Cotton – Southeast – Storm Could Push Unplanted Acres Into July – Or Soy – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Growers near the Gulf of Mexico still have seed in the bag due to persistent rains. With deluge from Tropical Storm Cindy, some of it may not see the outside world this year.

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Alabama Cotton: June Is ‘Sidedress’ Time

Alabama Cotton: June Is ‘Sidedress’ Time

👤By W.C. Birdsong, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Farmers are just wrapping up the Cotton planting season for the 2017 crop. There really isn’t any time to sit back and get much rest because the next chapter in the 2017 Cotton crop is early season weed control and

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Alabama Cotton: How Will the Weather Affect Plant Bugs? Be Scouting Your Fields.

Alabama Cotton: How Will the Weather Affect Plant Bugs? Be Scouting Your Fields.

👤By Ron Smith, Auburn University 🕔Jun 21, 2017

I will say up front that no two seasons are exactly alike when considering the weather, crop conditions, and potential insect damage. 2017 has already been uniquely different than any season I remember. Delayed planting, excessive rainfall, mild winter, and

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DTN Cotton Close: Reverses Off Early Gains to Close Lower

DTN Cotton Close: Reverses Off Early Gains to Close Lower

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

December fell to lower price since Oct. 12. Rain chances improved on the Texas Plains and Tropical Storm Cindy was expected to make landfall Thursday near the Louisiana-Texas state line. Cotton futures reversed off early gains to settle lower across

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Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Plant Board Votes to Restrict Use – Now a Re-Vote Required

Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Plant Board Votes to Restrict Use – Now a Re-Vote Required

👤Debra L Ferguson, AgFax Staff 🕔Jun 21, 2017

The Arkansas Plant Board voted on Tuesday, June 20, to allow applications of dicamba herbicide to continue on a restrictive basis. However, the board, which voted 11-3 on the restriction, will have a re-vote on Friday, June 23 due to

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