Mississippi: Soybean, Peanut Acreage Exceeds Early Forecasts, Cotton Tumbles Jul 6, 2020

🕔Jul 6, 2020
Cotton and corn acreage in Mississippi are more than 30% below March projections, while growers of soybeans and peanuts planted much more than initially forecasted. The U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

Shurley on Cotton: On Our Way to Unlocking Higher Prices? Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
This week’s USDA Acreage report was a shocker. USDA’s first estimate of 2020 actual cotton acres planted is 12.185 million acres—down 11% from last year. Back in March, USDA’s Prospective […]

Arkansas Cotton: Increased Acreage, Record Yield in 2019; Ginning Capacity Increased May 13, 2020

🕔May 13, 2020
Arkansas cotton gins may still be a long way from the heyday of the year 2000, when 86 gins across the state processed the fiber of 1.2 million cotton acres, […]

Arkansas: Rice Planned Acreage Increases, Falls Short of Analysts’ Expectations Apr 1, 2020

🕔Apr 1, 2020
Arkansas growers intend to plant about 1.39 million acres of rice in 2020, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report released Tuesday. The acreage is a rebound from 2019’s […]

Texas Cotton: Acreage Down, Crop Potential Uncertain Jul 5, 2019

🕔Jul 5, 2019
Texas 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, 2019

🕔Jun 28, 2019
Corn 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, 2019

🕔Mar 14, 2019
Cotton 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, 2019

🕔Feb 5, 2019
Planted 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, 2018

🕔Aug 15, 2018
The 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, 2018

🕔Jul 16, 2018
Coming 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 […]

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