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North Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Moves Ahead, Early Soybean Harvest Begins

North Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Moves Ahead, Early Soybean Harvest Begins

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. Extension Comments Dwayne Tate – Agronomist Region 12 Hurricane Irma dumped 3-5 inches of rain across region. Total crop damage from flooding and wind yet to be fully assessed.

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Virginia Field Reports: Good Week for Corn Harvest

Virginia Field Reports: Good Week for Corn Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) We are rather dry.

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South Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Nears Completion, Some Wind Damage to Cotton

South Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Nears Completion, Some Wind Damage to Cotton

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. County Comments Rusty Skipper, Horry County  Horry County received a couple inches of rain and had minimal crop damage from Hurricane Irma. Cotton, peanut, and soybean crops appear to

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Alabama Field Reports: Corn Harvest Winding Down, Mostly Good Yields

Alabama Field Reports: Corn Harvest Winding Down, Mostly Good Yields

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. County Comments Tim Malone, Marion County  The rain received from Hurricane Irma stopped harvesting activities earlier in the week, but they have since resumed. Corn yields are still looking

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Georgia Field Reports: Cotton, Pecans Take Brunt of Irma Damage

Georgia Field Reports: Cotton, Pecans Take Brunt of Irma Damage

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. County Comments Nathan Eason, White County  Hurricane Irma brought down lots of trees on pasture fences. Poultry houses fared well, besides losing power. Most got their generators running and

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Georgia Pecans: 30% of Crop Destroyed by Irma

Georgia Pecans: 30% of Crop Destroyed by Irma

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia Extension News Editor 🕔Sep 18, 2017

Irma’s destructive path blew through Georgia’s pecan crop, but the destruction could have been much worse, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells. All orchards experienced some damage from the storm that moved through Georgia on

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Florida Citrus: Hurricane Irma Left Little Untouched in Southwest Florida – Video

Florida Citrus: Hurricane Irma Left Little Untouched in Southwest Florida – Video

👤By Doug Mayo, IFAS Extension 🕔Sep 15, 2017

This week’s featured video was a CBS News report on the damage from Hurricane Irma to Citrus in Southwest Florida. The story features Paul Meador, Citrus Grower and Gene McAvoy, UF/IFAS Regional Vegetable Agent, who were out earlier this week assessing damage

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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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