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New Map of Worldwide Croplands Supports Food and Water Security

New Map of Worldwide Croplands Supports Food and Water Security

👤From the United States Geological Survey 🕔Nov 14, 2017

A new map was released today detailing croplands worldwide in the highest resolution yet, helping to ensure global food and water security in a sustainable way. The map establishes that there are 1.87 billion hectares of croplands in the world, which is

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Global Markets: Rice – Record Trade with Diversifying Suppliers

🕔Nov 9, 2017

In 2017, rice trade is set to hit a new record, with only a slight decline forecast for next year. Import demand is primarily supported by expanding consumption in Africa and the Middle East with growing populations and changing diets.

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Rice: U.S. Production, Consumption, and Exports Projected to Decline

Rice: U.S. Production, Consumption, and Exports Projected to Decline

👤By Ryan McGeeney, University of Arkansas 🕔Oct 27, 2017

While global rice production and trade are shifting slightly, the 2017-2018 U.S. rice market will likely see declines in production, consumption, exports and stocks, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Nathan Childs, agricultural economist with the USDA’s Economic Research

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Thompson on Cotton: Market Doesn’t Blink at USDA’s Oct. Numbers

Thompson on Cotton: Market Doesn’t Blink at USDA’s Oct. Numbers

👤By Jeff Thompson, Autauga Quality Cotton Association 🕔Oct 23, 2017

Have mercy! USDA finally delivered a monthly WASDE report that didn’t rock the world.  Consequently, the market barely batted an eye staying firmly entrenched in its long standing trading range of 66 to 69 cents.  Compared to the previous two

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Dossett on Rice: Price Rally in Thailand; South Korea Plans Buy for Reserve

Dossett on Rice: Price Rally in Thailand; South Korea Plans Buy for Reserve

👤By Markham Dossett, Talon Asset Management, LLC, Waco, Texas 🕔Sep 22, 2017

Cash Markets Rice prices in Thailand rallied again this week. White 5% is up to $415 from $400 last week. Opposition parties in Bangladesh are now claiming that some of the rice the government bought from Thailand is rotten. India

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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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Cleveland on Cotton: WASDE Left Market Spinning from Highest Ever World Supply to Use Ratio

Cleveland on Cotton: WASDE Left Market Spinning from Highest Ever World Supply to Use Ratio

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Sep 15, 2017

This is a tough one. While losing some 700 points from the hurricane driven high, December futures are still hovering near 69 cents and attempting to dig in its heels. Its efforts will prove fruitless, I predict. The real work

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Dossett on Rice: Indian Spot Price on the Move; FDA Flood Rule Stalls Texas Harvest

Dossett on Rice: Indian Spot Price on the Move; FDA Flood Rule Stalls Texas Harvest

👤By Markham Dossett, Talon Asset Management, LLC, Waco, Texas 🕔Sep 15, 2017

Cash Markets Indian spot rice prices are moving up. They are back close to the high of the year. The Indian government decided to stop exporting to Bangladesh from September 15 to November 30. They cited the recent floods in

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Rose on Cotton: Bears on a Roll – Keep Your Eye on Dec.

Rose on Cotton: Bears on a Roll – Keep Your Eye on Dec.

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivils, Barry Bean 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Bears are now winners on 3 consecutive weeks, with Dec giving back 334 points over the period.  The Dec contract gave up 97 points on the week while Mar lost 99, the inversion remaining essentially unchanged at 22. US cotton

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Cleveland on Cotton: Promising Crop Makes 70 Cent Dec. Looking Doubtful

Cleveland on Cotton: Promising Crop Makes 70 Cent Dec. Looking Doubtful

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Aug 18, 2017

The anticipated big U.S. crop took cotton prices lower on the week as reports from both India and China suggested those crops were progressing well.   With production in the world’s leading exporting countries increasing, textile mills will find a

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