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Louisiana: 4 Parishes Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricane Harvey

Louisiana: 4 Parishes Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricane Harvey

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 15, 2017

USDA designated Cameron, Grant, Natchitoches and Rapides parishes in Louisiana as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by flooding from Hurricane Harvey that occurred from Aug. 26, 2017, through Oct. 10, 2017. Farmers and ranchers in

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Texas: Ag Losses from Hurricane Harvey Estimated at More Than $200 Mln

Texas: Ag Losses from Hurricane Harvey Estimated at More Than $200 Mln

👤By Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Oct 27, 2017

Hurricane Harvey, which decimated parts of South Central Texas and the upper Gulf Coast, caused more than $200 million in crop and livestock losses, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economists. “The effects of Hurricane Harvey will linger for

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Cleveland on Cotton: Maybe We’re Misreading Market Intentions

Cleveland on Cotton: Maybe We’re Misreading Market Intentions

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Oct 13, 2017

After finding the USDA October supply demand report initially bearish, cotton prices rebounded on the idea of stronger demand and significant questions with respect to the size of both the U.S. and foreign crops. Indian prices were very strong and

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Texas Rice: Harvey + Mosquito Spraying + Flood Waters Question

Texas Rice: Harvey + Mosquito Spraying + Flood Waters Question

👤By: Dr. M.O. (Mo) Way, Prof. of Entomology, Texas AgriLife Research & Extension Ctr. 🕔Sep 15, 2017

Well, Harvey is over but the damages and after effects will last for many years. The Beaumont Center received over 50 inches of rain in less than a week. About 90% of Texas’ main crop was harvested when Harvey struck,

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Texas Livestock: Supplies Trucked in from All Over to Relieve Hurricane Affected Ranchers

Texas Livestock: Supplies Trucked in from All Over to Relieve Hurricane Affected Ranchers

👤By Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Sep 15, 2017

The outpouring of support from neighboring states has been overwhelming, said Mike Doguet, owner of Doguet’s Diamond D Ranch Turf Farm in Nome, Texas. “We have had truckloads of hay coming from all over,” Doguet said. “It’s just been amazing.”

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Arkansas: Hurricanes Push Demand and Prices for Fuel, Nitrogen, Lumber

Arkansas: Hurricanes Push Demand and Prices for Fuel, Nitrogen, Lumber

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas Director of Communications Services 🕔Sep 15, 2017

The damage and disruption caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have long effects, rippling into slowed exports, higher fertilizer and diesel prices and a likely rise in demand for Arkansas forest products, said economists with the University of Arkansas System

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Rose on Cotton: The September WASDE Report was ‘Unbelievable’

Rose on Cotton: The September WASDE Report was ‘Unbelievable’

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivals, Barry Bean - The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Sep 15, 2017

The bulls took a shellacking on the week, with most of the collapse occurring on the first two trading days of the week. Hurricane Irma’s path up the spine of Florida, which quickly sapped it of its vigor, and a

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 15, 2017

Average quotations were 268 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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Mississippi Cotton: Late Crop Needs More Heat and Dry Weather

Mississippi Cotton: Late Crop Needs More Heat and Dry Weather

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Sep 15, 2017

Rain, cool weather, more rain and some wind have slowed cotton maturation, but since the crop was a little behind schedule, the damage may be less than if harvest were already underway. Darrin Dodds, cotton specialist with the Mississippi State

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Louisiana Soybeans: Dry Weather Moving Harvest Along

Louisiana Soybeans: Dry Weather Moving Harvest Along

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Sep 15, 2017

Louisiana farmers are benefiting from long overdue dry weather that has allowed them to cut hay, harvest soybeans and plant sugarcane. “This spell of dry weather will let us get a lot done,” said Vince Deshotel, LSU AgCenter county agent

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