DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends – Wait-and-See Approach on Fall Buying

🕔Aug 17, 2018For the most part, retail fertilizer prices remain slightly higher the first week of August 2018, although some are showing downward movement compared to last month, according to retailers surveyed […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Some Wet Spots but Mostly Dry

🕔Aug 16, 2018Southeast Showers and thunderstorms, triggered by fronts or afternoon convection, left a patchwork of above-normal and below-normal precipitation across the Southeast. A few areas of abnormal dryness dotted the region. […]

Drought Outlook Seasonal – Sep., Oct., Nov.

🕔Aug 16, 2018During the past 30 days, a persistent ridge fueled multiple heatwaves and wildfires, and led to substantial drought expansion across the Northwest. Monsoon precipitation eased drought conditions across the Four […]

Sawyer on Crops: Cotton Diseases – Target Spot and Areolate Mildew – Podcast

🕔Aug 16, 2018Wet, humid conditions are causing problems with diseases in cotton. In this installment of the South Georgia Pine podcast, UGA Extension Agent Andrew Sawyer discusses target spot and areolate mildew […]

Cotton Outlook: U.S. Product Trade Rising in 2018

🕔Aug 16, 2018The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates indicate that total U.S. cotton textile and apparel trade grew during the first half of 2018, compared with the corresponding period of 2017. […]

DTN Cotton Close: Market Recovery Lacks Enthusiasm

🕔Aug 16, 2018December cotton settled higher on news that China was willing to return to Washington for new trade talks. A delegation is scheduled to arrive in this country late August, hopefully […]

Emergency Payments for Farmers: Déjà vu All Over Again – Commentary

🕔Aug 16, 2018When we were planning to write a column using our six agricultural policy benchmarks  for evaluating emergency payments—distinct from ad-hoc disaster payments—we thought we would be confined to those adopted […]

Cotton – Delta States – More Bolls Popping, Early Defoliation About To Start – AgFax Midsouth Cotton

🕔Aug 16, 2018The crop is shaping up nicely, with great potential across plenty of acres. The trick is (as always) to get it to the gin.

Cotton – Southeast – Bolls Opening But Season Far From Over – AgFax

🕔Aug 16, 2018A bit more cotton is opening in the lower Southeast. Usually, that signifies that the end is just over the horizon. But with so much of the 2018 crop planted late, […]

DTN Cotton Open: Higher on Better China, Turkey Developments

🕔Aug 16, 2018Overnight, December cotton is higher as news of a returning Chinese delegation for a new round of trade talks is supporting investor sentiment. Late this month, the Sino-US meeting will […]

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