DTN Cotton Close: Higher on Technical Rebound

🕔Jan 23, 2019Spot March cotton was moderately higher Wednesday as near-term support held, thus encouraging shorts to cover or buy-in their positions. The market had been bouncing off a well-defined upward sloping […]

Mississippi: Efficient Fertilizer Use Brings Crop Dividends

🕔Jan 23, 2019Farms profit margins vary as input costs rise and market prices fluctuate, making every expense significant. Profit margins, input costs and returns on investment were addressed at the 2018 Row […]

Ag Economy: Trade Uncertainty, Rising Debt Major Factors for 2019 Outlook – CoBank

🕔Jan 23, 2019The U.S. economy is still performing well by most key measures. However, consumers, investors, companies and other market participants have become more wary about the near-term future with seemingly good […]

Texas: High Plains Cotton Conference, Spearman, Feb. 1

🕔Jan 23, 2019The High Plains Cotton Conference, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, will be held Feb. 1 at The Event Center, 622 E. D Ave., Spearman. The free program […]

DTN Cotton Open: Higher on Technical Rebound

🕔Jan 23, 2019Overnight, the cotton market is recovering slightly after extreme losses Tuesday. The decline was the result of several negative news stories, among which was one on China’s poor economic showing […]

U.S. Government Shutdown – Congress, President Need to Feel this Pain – Commentary

🕔Jan 23, 2019As we write this column, the US is going into the 23rd day of the partial shutdown of the federal government. When we discussed the shutdown in the previous column, […]

Ag Economy: Lower Income, Increased Lending, Rising Interest Rates – Kansas City Fed

🕔Jan 22, 2019Nathan Kauffman and Ty Kreitman indicated in a recent update from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (“As Rates Tick Up, Growth in Operating Loans Boosts Farm Lending“) that, “Rounding out a […]

EU Ag Reluctant on Trade Deal Worth $672Bln to U.S. – DTN

🕔Jan 22, 2019Representatives for European agriculture insist Europe will be open to more agricultural products from the U.S. even as the European Union has omitted agriculture from its priority items in negotiating […]

DTN Cotton Close: Sharply Lower on Bearish Data

🕔Jan 22, 2019Cotton finished with double-digit losses Tuesday as several bearish economic reports upended the financial markets. First came the news on Monday that China’s economic growth rate in 2018 was pegged […]

USDA – 9,700 FSA Employees Recalled to Work on Specific Items – Still No Paycheck

🕔Jan 22, 2019USDA has temporarily recalled all of the more than 9,700 Farm Service Agency (FSA) employees to keep offices open from 8 am to 4:30 pm weekdays beginning January 24.  President […]

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