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U.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. […]
The 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 […]
December 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, […]
The 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 […]
USDA’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 […]
This 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 […]
After 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.
The 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 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 […]