AgFax Weekend: Winter Forecast – Who’s Right? | Push for New Trade Agreements

🕔Oct 19, 2018In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Winter Forecast – Who’s Right? | Push for New Trade Agreements | and more.

Cotton: Pink Bollworm is Gone After 100-Year Fight

🕔Oct 19, 2018U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that U.S. cotton is free — after more than 100 years — of the devastating pink bollworm. This pest has cost U.S. […]

Rice Market: Export Sales Volume Down; Ratoon Growers Watching Weather

🕔Oct 19, 2018The rice export sales volume for the week was off almost 60% compared to last week’s net sales. This on again, off again or hand to mouth buying is normal given […]

DTN Cotton Close: Lower in Listless Trade

🕔Oct 19, 2018December cotton was fractionally lower Friday on volume of 21,200 contracts traded. That amount seemed decent enough, but one-third of that volume came in the last hour of trade. Moreover, […]

Cotton Outlook: China Leads World Stocks Decline

🕔Oct 19, 2018The USDA cotton estimates for 2018/19 project world ending stocks to decrease 8 percent from the previous season to 74.4 million bales. With global cotton mill use forecast to exceed […]

Oil Crops Outlook: Soybean Growers Face Mounting Storage Issues

🕔Oct 19, 2018USDA’s Crop Production report in October forecasts a 2018/19 soybean crop of 4.69 billion bushels based on a 514,000-acre reduction in expected harvested acreage. In contrast, the soybean yield improved […]

Wheat Outlook: Global Supplies Tighter on Reduced Australian, Russian Production

🕔Oct 19, 2018This month, 2018/19 all-wheat production for Australia and Russia is collectively lowered by 2.5 million metric tons. These cuts more than offset a slight production increase for the U.S. and […]

Hyper Herbicide Resistance? This Waterhemp Defies 6 Modes Of Action – AgFax

🕔Oct 19, 2018After researchers confirmed that the waterhemp population was resistant to 2,4-D, the news just got worse as one herbicide after another failed to control the population.

Rice Outlook: U.S. Crop Forecast at 218.8 Mln Cwt

🕔Oct 19, 2018The only supply-side revision this month to the U.S. 2018/19 rice balance sheet was a 0.7-million cwt reduction in the production forecast to 218.8 million cwt, a result of a […]

Kochia Gains Cross Resistance To 2 Key Herbicides – AgFax

🕔Oct 19, 2018Kochia has now gained cross resistance in at least one state to both dicamba and fluroxypyr. Kansas State University (KSU) weed scientists said kochia showed this cross resistance in two […]

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