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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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Rice Harvest Restarts In Arkansas With Positive Early Reports – AgFax

Rice Harvest Restarts In Arkansas With Positive Early Reports – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Rice harvest has restarted on a spotty and limited basis in parts of Arkansas and Mississippi. Farmers are finding at least a few areas that are dry enough to hold up equipment or they are running tracks.

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Rice Harvest Reports – Big Chunks Of Coastal Crop Finished – RiceTec

Rice Harvest Reports – Big Chunks Of Coastal Crop Finished – RiceTec

👤From RiceTec 🕔Aug 17, 2017

Texas – Derrol Grymes With a good, dry week, a majority of the guys on the west side of the district will be wrapping up first crop by the weekend. The east side guys are rolling strong as well, but they are

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Texas: Wheat Variety ‘Picks’ Offered Statewide by AgriLife Extension

Texas: Wheat Variety ‘Picks’ Offered Statewide by AgriLife Extension

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Aug 17, 2017

While many varieties remain the same in Texas A&M AgriLife’s annual wheat “Picks” for producers across the state, suggestions are being made that one region find alternatives to hard red winter wheat. A Pick variety means this: “Given the data,

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Texas West Plains: Cotton Ranges from Starting Bloom to Hard Cut-Out

Texas West Plains: Cotton Ranges from Starting Bloom to Hard Cut-Out

👤By Kerry Siders, Texas AgriLife Extension IPM Specialist 🕔Aug 17, 2017

Cotton ranges from just starting to bloom to hard cut-out (0 nodes above white flower). Ideally cotton will be blooming out-the-top by now; because we have reached that point when the odds of a bloom developing into a quality/yield contributing

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Texas Upper Coast: Generally Good Yields, Look for Whiteflies in Later Cotton

Texas Upper Coast: Generally Good Yields, Look for Whiteflies in Later Cotton

👤By Kate Harrell, Texas AgriLife Extension Entomologist 🕔Aug 17, 2017

Harvest has been going on great in the upper gulf coast. I’ve seen and heard about good corn, milo, and cotton yields this year. We’ve had a few disagreements with the weather and its behavior lately, but otherwise it’s been

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Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Numbers Building, Remember Threshold Levels

Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Numbers Building, Remember Threshold Levels

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Aug 16, 2017

While sugarcane aphid populations are still low in grain sorghum fields across the Texas High Plains, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist in Amarillo said they are beginning to establish and could reach treatable numbers. Dr. Ed Bynum, AgriLife

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AgFax Southwest Cotton: Rain Keeps Coming; August Hailstorm No Good

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Rain Keeps Coming; August Hailstorm No Good

🕔Aug 16, 2017

August is midway done and it’s been way too eventful in some areas. Excess rain followed by cooler temperatures that may slow things down a bit is causing concern over heat units. But those who have received well timed moisture are

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West Texas Cotton: Scout for Aphids and Bollworms

West Texas Cotton: Scout for Aphids and Bollworms

👤By Suhas Vyavhare, Texas AgriLife Extension Cotton Entomologist 🕔Aug 16, 2017

Cotton will benefit from some of the timely rainfall we have been receiving recently. However, it is going to make conditions better for survival and multiplication of several pest species as well. In general, the hot and dry weather of

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