The Latest

Upcoming Events


Send press releases to Ernst@Agfax.com.

View All Events


Send press releases to Ernst@Agfax.com.

View All Events

Back to homepage

Tag "WASDE"

Cleveland on Cotton: What a Week! What a Roll!

Cleveland on Cotton: What a Week! What a Roll!

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

With apologies to Mr. Rogers, It’s a wonderful day in the neighborhood and the cotton market has been mine. What a roll. Despite the bearish interpretation of the past two WASDE reports, price action on ICE has clearly demonstrated that

Read Full Article
Crop Production: Pre-Report Estimates for Oct. WASDE

Crop Production: Pre-Report Estimates for Oct. WASDE

👤By Scott Stiles, University of Arkansas Ag Economist 🕔Oct 11, 2017

USDA will release its monthly WASDE (supply/demand report) and Crop Production reports on Thursday October 12, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Central time. The following comments summarize private analysts’ pre-report expectations for tomorrow’s USDA reports. Soybeans: Ahead of the October 12th

Read Full Article
Rose on Cotton: ‘The Pipeline is Empty and Merchants are Eager’

Rose on Cotton: ‘The Pipeline is Empty and Merchants are Eager’

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivils, Barry Bean, The Rose Report 🕔Oct 6, 2017

ICE cotton futures once again finished relatively close to where they ended the previous week, although this week’s trading action had some upside momentum in reaction to tropical weather. The Dec contract picked up 39 points on the week while

Read Full Article
Cleveland on Cotton: Market Factors – Weather + U.S. Crop Estimate, Oct. 12

Cleveland on Cotton: Market Factors – Weather + U.S. Crop Estimate, Oct. 12

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Oct 6, 2017

Cotton prices were momentarily excited this week as initial projections had tropical storm Nate headed for the heart of the big Georgia crop as well as the central/southern portion the Alabama crop. Once that changed the market fell back to

Read Full Article
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

Read Full Article
WASDE Report Feels Like another Storm Moved in on Corn, Soybean Market – DTN

WASDE Report Feels Like another Storm Moved in on Corn, Soybean Market – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔Sep 13, 2017

While Texas and Florida try to recover from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Midwestern corn and soybean prices were hit by Hurricane WASDE Tuesday, left in the wake of another batch of higher row-crop estimates from USDA. USDA’s new corn yield

Read Full Article
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

Read Full Article
Rose on Cotton: USDA Report Has High Expectations of U.S. Production – 20.5M Bales

Rose on Cotton: USDA Report Has High Expectations of U.S. Production – 20.5M Bales

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivils, Barry Bean - The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Aug 11, 2017

The USDA rained on the Bull’s parade this week with much more bearish than expected cotton balance sheets being put forth in the Aug WASDE report. The Dec contract gave up 237 points on the week while Mar lost an

Read Full Article
Rose on Cotton: Bears in the House; New Crop Sales Slowing Down

Rose on Cotton: Bears in the House; New Crop Sales Slowing Down

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivils, Barry Bean - The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Jul 14, 2017

The bears were solid winners on the week with the Dec and Mar contracts giving up 201 and 227 points, respectively.  The net effect of this week’s trading action was a strengthening of the Dec – Mar spread to an

Read Full Article
Arkansas: Wheat Production Looking Stronger in 2017

Arkansas: Wheat Production Looking Stronger in 2017

👤By Ryan McGeeney, University of Arkansas 🕔Jul 14, 2017

Arkansas wheat production is experiencing a slight uptick from its long-term low, according to a July 12 crop production report from the U.S Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). The forecast for state’s 2017 winter wheat production jumped

Read Full Article