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Oil Crops Outlook: Competition Shifts Seasonal Pattern of U.S. Soybean Exports

Oil Crops Outlook: Competition Shifts Seasonal Pattern of U.S. Soybean Exports

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 17, 2018

USDA estimates the 2017/18 U.S. soybean crop at 4.392 billion bushels as the national average yield slipped 0.4 bushels to 49.1 bushels per acre. USDA forecasts the soybean crush 10 million bushels higher this month to 1.95 billion. Based on

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WASDE Oilseeds: Smaller U.S. Soybean, Peanut, Cottonseed Production

WASDE Oilseeds: Smaller U.S. Soybean, Peanut, Cottonseed Production

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 12, 2018

U.S. oilseed production for 2017/18 is estimated at 131.3 million tons, down 0.9 million from last month. Smaller soybean, peanut, and cottonseed crops are partly offset by increases for canola and sunflowerseed. Soybean production is estimated at 4,392 million bushels,

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WASDE Oilseeds: U.S. Soybean Exports Lowered

WASDE Oilseeds: U.S. Soybean Exports Lowered

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 12, 2017

Total U.S. oilseed production for 2017/18 is projected at 132.2 million tons, up slightly due to a small increase in cottonseed. Soybean exports are reduced 25 million bushels to 2,225 million on stronger-than-expected competition from Argentina and Brazil during the

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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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Texas: Cottonseed Exposed to Prolonged Rain – The Risk of Elevated Aflatoxin

Texas: Cottonseed Exposed to Prolonged Rain – The Risk of Elevated Aflatoxin

👤By Tom Isakeit, Texas AgriLIfe Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 2, 2017

As a consequence of the sustained, heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey, mature cotton in the field, or exposed cotton in modules or bales that stayed wet, may be at risk for aflatoxin contamination.  The only way to know for sure

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Oilseeds Outlook: Modestly Higher Soybean Yields Offset a Reduced Stocks Carryover

Oilseeds Outlook: Modestly Higher Soybean Yields Offset a Reduced Stocks Carryover

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 15, 2017

USDA’s Crop Production report this month raised its forecast of the 2017/18 U.S. soybean yield to 49.9 bushels per acre, from 49.4 bushels in August. With harvested acreage unchanged, the yield increase boosts this year’s forecast soybean production by 50

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Cottonseed as a Covered Commodity – Review of Senate Ag Appropriations Bill

Cottonseed as a Covered Commodity – Review of Senate Ag Appropriations Bill

👤By Nick Paulson, Gary Schnitkey, Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois Ag Economists; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University, Ag Economist 🕔Sep 13, 2017

As the farm bill debate continues to pick up speed, cotton remains one of the most prominent issues. The most recent development can be found in the Senate Agriculture Appropriations bill (S.1603), which contains a provision directing the Secretary of

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WASDE Oilseeds: Increased Domestic Soybean, Peanut, Cottonseed Production

WASDE Oilseeds: Increased Domestic Soybean, Peanut, Cottonseed Production

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 12, 2017

U.S. oilseed production for 2017/18 is projected at 132.8 million tons, up 1.9 million from last month with higher soybean, peanut, and cottonseed production forecasts. Soybean production is projected at a record 4,431 million bushels, up 50 million on a

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Texas Hurricane Losses: When Crop Insurance Won’t Help – DTN

Texas Hurricane Losses: When Crop Insurance Won’t Help – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy DTN Cash Grains Analyst 🕔Sep 12, 2017

Many cotton farmers in eastern and southern Texas were anticipating a strong crop this year, only to see their hopes washed away by Hurricane Harvey. Now they’re trying to salvage what’s left of their crops.   After coming ashore in

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Post-Hurricane: Don’t Let Flooded Crops Enter the Food Chain, says EPA – DTN

Post-Hurricane: Don’t Let Flooded Crops Enter the Food Chain, says EPA – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Sep 11, 2017

As farmers in Florida, Georgia and other Southeastern states brace for Hurricane Irma, farmers in Texas are dealing with the post-Hurricane Harvey impacts of flooded crops. Among the issues facing farmers is how to treat crops that were in flooded

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