Back in the 90’s, our goal was to push cotton planting as early as possible, even with the idea of getting as much in before May 5th as possible. This was not wrong based on the trends and technology for
Summary PLEASE NOTE – The Drought Monitor reflects observed precipitation through Tuesday, 1200 UTC (8 am, EDT); any rain that has fallen after the Tuesday 1200 UTC cutoff will be reflected in next week’s map. During the 7-day period (ending
U.S. 2016-17 export commitments maintained a lead of 5.7 million running bales or 70% over cumulative sales a year ago. Shipments remained ahead of the pace needed to reach the USDA estimate. Cotton futures settled on triple-digit losses in old-crop
If for some reason a new farm bill isn’t completed in 2017, leaders of the House and Senate agriculture committees said on Tuesday they’re hopeful they can at least help farm-bill programs for dairy and cotton through the current budget
U.S. weekly upland export sales fell to 115,500 running bales and upland shipments dropped to 302,400 RB. Cash online sales fell to 44 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures traded lower early Thursday, slipping to new session lows after the
Maturing May hit new contract high. Decline generally expected in U.S. weekly upland export sales for shipment this season. Projected higher proportion of acres in Southwest seen as playing key new-crop role. Cotton futures finished mixed Wednesday, with most-active July
Weekly export sales report eyed. Cash online business sales rose to 388 bales on The Seam. Fifty-two new May delivery notices issued. Cotton futures ticked modestly lower in wary early dealings Wednesday ahead of the U.S. weekly export sales-shipments report.
In a world of resistant weeds, residual herbicides are the foundation of our control programs. Cotton injury caused by the pre emerge herbicides is an issue that many growers face every year.
Texas crawfish producers are expected to have a good year as demand continues to increase in larger markets, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Todd Sink, AgriLife Extension fisheries specialist in College Station, said early reports from
We have made a few changes to the chart below to better define planting conditions. In addition, we cap DD60’s at a maximum value of 10 for each day. If you are computing DD60 accumulation on your own and a
New Holland’s CR8.90 combine has set a new World Record, harvesting 16,157 bushels of soybeans in eight hours. The record-breaking performance took place in the Brazilian state Bahia and was