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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA May 7, 2021
Average spot quotations were 89 points lower than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color […]
USDA: Peanut Price Highlights May 7, 2021
Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 23.2 cents per pound for the week ending May 1, up 2.0 cents from the previous week. Marketings of […]
As expected, the cotton market reclaimed the high ground this week as Thursday’s close pressured our December futures target of 88 cents. The Thursday settlement was 86.72. Additionally, the old […]
General Situation Over the weekend many growers received some much-needed rain around the LRGV. Majority of Valley got anywhere from 1 inch to 2.5 inches with a handful of places […]
We’ve received a ton of phone calls and pictures on Italian/annual ryegrass this spring. It’s easily moved into our top 5 of most problematic weeds across cropping systems here in […]
While the majority of the state stood still for another week, our planting progress did update to 63% (Fig. 1). This seems to mostly be a catchup on progress from […]
An important aspect of crop profitability is marketing. Henderson Farms’ Stuart Sanderson discusses his soybean marketing strategy on this episode of On The Farm in Alabama.
10 Ways to Reduce Spray Drift May 7, 2021
Before spraying your crop, consider these 10 pointers to help reduce particle spray drift.
Wet weather may hamper your spring planting. Certain herbicides provide flexibility if you need to switch between corn or soybean crops.