A couple of weeks ago we provided a June 1st update of alleged off-target dicamba issues. At that time, most of the injury was confined to specialty crops, vegetables, and […]
U.S. all-cotton 2017-18 export commitments is still up 14% from a year ago following sales cancellations. New-crop bookings stand 33% above forward sales a year ago. Shipments now 85% of […]
Cotton is blooming widely now. That means it needs rain, which has been spotty, at best, for weeks.
Tarnished plant bug infestations are sporadic and variable, mostly a scout a spray scenario.
Heavy plant bug populations already are in the cards for parts of the Southeast. And now they’re turning up about 10 days early in other areas.
Net old-crop export sales cancellations exceeded new sales, fresh new-crop sales increased and shipments slowed. Cash online sales increased to 2,451 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures traded on slight […]
The rainfall in the past month has kept tarnished plant bugs’ primary wild host, daisy fleabane, fresh and it appears that 2 generations have developed on fleabane. In mid May, […]
Every year, farming has its risks but following 5 years of a steady decline in the price of corn with similar declines in the prices of other grains and oilseeds, […]
Unseasonably wet weather has Arizona growers smiling thanks to Pacific Hurricane Bud. New Mexico has also enjoyed good moisture. Rain is in the forecast for southwest Oklahoma where dryland is on the brink – it’s […]
Traders awaited the U.S. weekly export sales-shipments report. U.S.-China trade conflict has raised concerns about sales cancellations by China. Talk of possible U.S. cotton transshipments circulated. Cotton futures settled mostly […]