Mississippi Cotton: Virus And Rain Force Hard Planting Decisions Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
Weather always plays a role in the spring planting decisions of Mississippi row crop producers, but the market impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is another variable they will have […]

Cotton Market: Why Do Futures So Closely Follow the Stock Market? Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
Cotton is tied closely to global economic activity as, in general, clothing and other apparel purchases are not a necessity and can be delayed, unlike food.

Grain Stocks: All Down from 2019 – USDA Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
Corn stocks in all positions on March 1, 2020 totaled 7.95 billion bushels, down 8 percent from March 1, 2019. Of the total stocks, 4.45 billion bushels were stored on […]

Rough Rice Stocks Down 17% – USDA Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
Rough rice stocks in all positions on March 1, 2020, totaled 86.1 million hundredweight (cwt), down 17 percent from the total on March 1, 2019. Stocks held on farms totaled […]

Prospective Plantings: Corn, Soybean Acreage Up, Cotton Down Slightly Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
Corn planted area for all purposes in 2020 is estimated at 97.0 million acres, up 8 percent or 7.29 million acres from last year. Compared with last year, planted acreage […]

DTN Cotton Close: Up Despite Bearish Data Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
The cotton market finished slightly higher Tuesday despite what was taken as bearish planting intentions from USDA. For some time now, as prices cascading down due to the fallout from […]

Texas Blacklands Wheat: Wet Conditions Favorable for Diseases Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
GENERAL Weather conditions across the area have remained wet over the last two weeks, creating a favorable environment for stripe rust, powdery mildew, and other fungal diseases like tan spot […]

California Cotton: 22% Acreage Drop Projected For 2020 Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
Depressed cotton prices and a short water supply have weighed heavily on predicted cotton acreage in California this year as we start the 2020 planting season. As a result, California […]

Biofuels: COVID-19, Oil Prices Take Toll on Ethanol Plants Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
Bloomberg writers Isis Almeida, Fabiana Batista, and Michael Hirtzer reported on Friday that, “The coronavirus and cheap oil are hitting the fuel business so hard that ethanol plants are shutting down. Some may never […]

Biofuels: ‘Tequila’ Power More Efficient Than Corn, Sugar Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
The agave plant used to make tequila could be established in semi-arid Australia as an environmentally friendly solution to Australia’s transport fuel shortage, a team of researchers at the University […]

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