Georgia Cotton: Thrips Populations on the Rise

🕔May 24, 2018We got a chance to look at many cotton fields on the west side of the county today. We looked at the oldest field  planted as well as many fields […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Relief Hits Plains; Hot and Dry for Southwest, Midsouth

🕔May 24, 2018Summary The active weather pattern persisted across most of the nation, though unfavorably dry, hot weather lingered over parts of the South and Southwest. During the 7-day period ending Tuesday […]

Tennessee: Palmer Pigweed Management Hampered by Frequent Rains

🕔May 24, 2018This weather pattern has Palmer amaranth management in a terrible fix for many fields in West Tennessee. The rain that has occurred on an almost daily basics for over a […]

DTN Cotton Close: Shrugs Crop Year Low in Sales

🕔May 24, 2018U.S. export commitments for 2017-18 stand at 112% of the USDA estimate and forward bookings at 29% of the 2018-19 forecast. Shipments slowed but remained ahead of the pace needed […]

DTN Fertilizer Trends: EPA Pulls Chemical Plant Safety Measures

🕔May 24, 2018According to retail fertilizer prices tracked by DTN for the second week of May 2018, prices continue to be mostly higher. There appeared to be signs over the last few […]

Cotton – Southwest – Rain – More Planting – Thrips Swarm – Weed Resistance – AgFax

🕔May 24, 2018Scattered reports of rain helped spur planting into full swing across west Texas and parts of Oklahoma. But moisture is still needed for putting seeds into dryland fields, especially in Kansas.

Cotton – Midsouth – Planting Delays With Last Acres – Soybeans Ahead? – AgFax

🕔May 24, 2018Delays abound. Will Delta farmers buckle down and plant the last acres late? The price of soybeans may influence how long growers will keep cotton seed flowing.

Cotton – Southeast – Planting Stalls In Rain – Late Crop Ahead? – AgFax

🕔May 24, 2018With yet more rain coming, decisions will have to be made about how much later to plant cotton where other options are available. Otherwise…

Enlist Acres: Cotton Triples; Corn Broadens, ‘Don’t Cut Corners’ – DTN

🕔May 24, 2018The Enlist weed control system is expanding this year, and with it, the need to be diligent about label compliance.   “We had such a good year last year, so let’s […]

DTN Cotton Open: Green As Dec. Hits New High

🕔May 24, 2018Net U.S. upland weekly export sales for this season fell to a marketing year low of 50,700 RB and shipments dropped to 403,000 RB. New-crop sales were 152,200 RB. Cash […]

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