Texas Cotton: Acreage Down, Crop Potential Uncertain

🕔Jul 5, 2019Texas cotton farmers whose fields survived inhospitable weather conditions early in the season are hoping for a market rally, but a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert said price speculation […]

NASS Crop Acreage: Corn Up Despite Weather; Soy, Cotton, Wheat All Down

🕔Jun 28, 2019Corn planted area for all purposes in 2019 is estimated at 91.7 million acres, up 3 percent from last year. Compared with last year, planted acres are up or unchanged […]

Texas Cotton: Acreage Continues to Climb in Northern Panhandle

🕔Mar 14, 2019Cotton acreage has almost tripled in the last five years in the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service District 1, which covers the 22 northernmost counties in the Panhandle. Dr. Jourdan […]

Texas Cotton Acres – Don’t Expect a Big Increase

🕔Feb 5, 2019Planted cotton acres are expected to be flat or up slightly as the growing season nears, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.  Dr. Gaylon Morgan, AgriLife Extension statewide […]

California Cotton: Total Acreage Down from 2017

🕔Aug 15, 2018The Pink Bollworm Program under the California Department of Food and Agriculture has released their final mapped numbers for 2018, including the Pima and Upland acreage splits.  Final acreage numbers […]

South Carolina Cotton: 2018 Expected to Surpass 2017 Records

🕔Jul 16, 2018Coming off a record year for cotton, South Carolina cotton farmers can expect an even greater year in 2018. Nathan Smith, Clemson Extension economist and professor at the Clemson Sandhill […]

Shurley on Cotton: 2018 Acreage and Price Update

🕔Jul 3, 2018After a run to over 90 cents, prices (Dec futures) have since fallen on hard times. Relatively, 85 cents is still good but that’s little consolation to growers that missed […]

Georgia Peanuts, Cotton: Rains Leave Acreage Questions in Flux

🕔Jun 1, 2018Two consecutive weeks of rainfall in Georgia stunted the growth of the state’s peanut crop and created ideal conditions for diseases in vegetable fields, leaving farmers scrambling to decide what […]

Mississippi Cotton: Strong Market Drives Acreage Up

🕔May 18, 2018Growers may be on their way to planting more cotton in Mississippi soil than they have in 11 years, despite a late start. Darrin Dodds, cotton specialist for the Mississippi […]

Shurley on Cotton: Will Updated Acreage Cool Prices?

🕔Mar 30, 2018Today’s USDA Prospective Plantings report, in my opinion, now gets us much closer to what will eventually be the acres planted number. The 13½ neighborhood or even higher is what […]

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