DTN Cotton Close: Breaks Lower on Poor Sales

🕔Sep 19, 2019The cotton market continues in its downward retreat amid uninspiring sale and exports data. Thursday’s data showed current sales for 2019-20 at 85,000 bales. This compared to last week’s activity […]

DTN Fertilizer Trends: Prices Still Slipping – DTN

🕔Sep 19, 2019Fertilizer prices continue to erode, but the pace of decline slowed, according to retailers tracked by DTN for the second week of September 2019. It’s the fifth consecutive week that […]

DTN Cotton Open: Two-sided, Fragile Trade

🕔Sep 19, 2019Thursday morning has the cotton market again playing defense. It was one week ago when the market received bearish news from its weekly sales and exports report, as well as […]

Ag Shopping List for Presidential Hopefuls – Commentary

🕔Sep 18, 2019Over the last three weeks, we examined the agricultural and rural policies set forth by the 3 leading candidates for the 2020 Democratic nomination for President. Of the three, Warren […]

Tennessee Cotton: Defoliation Concerns, Product Recommendations – Podcast

🕔Sep 18, 2019In this podcast, Dr. Tyson Raper addresses cotton defoliation concerns and offers product recommendations for defoliating weather stressed plants.

Oklahoma: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought

🕔Sep 18, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated five Oklahoma counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Comanche, Cotton, Jackson, Kiowa, and Tillman counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may […]

DTN Cotton Open: Lower on Follow-Through Selling

🕔Sep 18, 2019The cotton market is lower Wednesday morning as the bearish trend is re-asserting itself. Typically from its spring highs, the market tends to seasonally trend lower into fall’s harvest. Given […]

Trade Aid: Politics Over MFP Funds? – DTN

🕔Sep 18, 2019Top Democrats on the House Agriculture Committee are pushing back on plans by other House Democrats to potentially block or delay more Market Facilitation Program payments to farmers. The Commodity […]

Virginia Cotton: Weather Looking Better for Defoliation

🕔Sep 17, 2019The weather this week seems like a gift compared to what the forecast said last week. Hey, nobody is complaining even though peanuts that have missed all of the hurricane […]

Crop Progress: Conditions Stable, Harvest Still Significantly Behind Pace – DTN

🕔Sep 17, 2019U.S. corn and soybean conditions held mostly steady last week, but both crops are still significantly behind the average pace in reaching maturity, according to USDA NASS’ latest Crop Progress […]

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