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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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Hurricanes: Don’t Let Flooded Crops Enter Food Chain, says EPA – DTN

Hurricanes: Don’t Let Flooded Crops Enter 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

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Texas Row Crops: Risk of Elevated Aflatoxin in Cottonseed

Texas Row Crops: Risk of Elevated Aflatoxin in Cottonseed

👤By Tom Isakeit, Professor and Extension Specialist, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Sep 8, 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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Cottonseed Proposal, FY18: Details You Need to Know About Generic Base

Cottonseed Proposal, FY18: Details You Need to Know About Generic Base

👤By Don Shurley, University of Georgia Ag Economist 🕔Aug 15, 2017

With the 2014 farm bill, cotton base on a farm became Generic Base. If you’ll recall, cotton base on a farm was frozen (could not be increased or decreased) but all other bases on the farm (bases of “covered commodities”

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Mexico: Small Companies Hold Back on Expansion, Waiting for NAFTA Talks – DTN

Mexico: Small Companies Hold Back on Expansion, Waiting for NAFTA Talks – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Aug 10, 2017

The renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement is the dominant topic among Mexico’s business leaders, and weighs heavily on how they plan for the future.  Ricardo Elizondo Garza runs a small feed mill just north of Monterrey in

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Rose on Cotton: Oversold Market Got a Win this Week

Rose on Cotton: Oversold Market Got a Win this Week

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivals, Barry Bean - The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Jul 21, 2017

ICE cotton bulls notched a win on the week with the Dec and Mar contracts gaining 184 and 200 points on the week, respectively.  The Dec – Mar spread finished the week near unchanged, inverted at 31 points.   Demand,

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