Cleveland on Cotton: Chinese Politics Loom Large

🕔Aug 23, 2019“When It Rains It Pours.” So goes the Morton salt slogan. And cotton prices seem to be pouring lower and lower each week. December declined 192 points on the week, […]

Mississippi River: Dredging Issues from Illinois to Mississippi – DTN

🕔Aug 22, 2019In my July 29 column, Flooding Turns Mississippi River Into a Sandbox, I discussed the shoaling left behind on nearly the entire Mississippi River System by the 2019 flooding. I […]

Cotton – Southwest – Rain Shortage | Stink Bugs Plentiful – AgFax

🕔Aug 21, 2019Panhandle and South Plains cotton is catching up due to high temperatures. But dry conditions are decreasing yield potential.

Major Ethanol Co. Cuts Production – DTN

🕔Aug 21, 2019One of the nation’s largest ethanol companies announced on Tuesday it will idle a 92-million-gallon plant in Cloverdale, Indiana, following EPA’s decision to grant 31 new small-refinery waivers to the […]

Corn Prices: There’s a Lot We Don’t Know – DTN

🕔Aug 19, 2019Not many minutes after 11 a.m. CDT Monday morning, my phone was ringing as I was scrambling to put together a webinar to explain why and how USDA just estimated […]

Ethanol: Corn Growers Hit Hard by Trump Turnabout – DTN

🕔Aug 19, 2019Has President Donald Trump turned a 180 on his publicly stated support for ethanol and the Renewable Fuel Standard?  It’s a question ethanol and agriculture industry officials are asking after […]

Farming Smarter, Quicker Using High Quality Imagery – DTN

🕔Aug 19, 2019Images captured 5,000 feet above Greg Armes’ cotton fields are more than just pretty pictures.  The high-resolution photos taken by Ceres Imaging, based in Oakland, California, are intricate and colorful. […]

AgFax Weekend 8-12 China Partners with Brazil | Farmers Vent

🕔Aug 9, 2019In this week’s AgFax Weekend – China Partners with Brazil | Farmers Vent | and more.

Cleveland on Cotton: Market Looking for Guidance

🕔Aug 9, 2019Cotton continued its price slippage on the week as the December contract settled the week at 58.90 cents, just 15 points below the October weekly settlement. With the market facing […]

Dossett on Rice: Waiting for the WASDE Wild Card

🕔Aug 9, 2019Cash Market Rice Prices moved up $10 MT in Thailand this week to $430 MT for White 5%. Prices in India went the other direction on Wednesday as new Paddy […]

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