Cotton’s at a standstill in parts of the Panhandle, no thanks to continued rain and highs only in the 70s, notes AgriLife’s Jourdan Bell. Unseasonal cool, wet conditions are lingering throughout northwest Texas and into Oklahoma.
Just as the prior week’s market was heavily influenced by outside factors and posted significant losses, this past week supply and demand fundamentals were the driving force and prices rebounded […]
After mid-June floods, growers were forced to access fields and make the tough decision to replant this late in the season or not. Other areas are looking to irrigate as temperatures continue to rise.
Southeast Cotton: Be On the Lookout for Plant Bugs Jun 25, 2021
The Southeast is seeing some flooding after rain from the tropical storm.
Fleahoppers are hungry for cotton in parts of the Panhandle and South Plains as weedy ditches and corners dry down. A few fields still need thrips treatments as the latest plants push forward.
Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA Jun 18, 2021
Average spot quotations were 39 points lower than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color […]
The Southeast is thriving after rains and warm temperatures have encouraged growth. Stands look healthy, and weed control is the main focus now.
Developing potential tropical storm (Claudette) threatens growers with crops already underwater from last week’s rains that hit south Arkansas, north Louisiana and parts of Mississippi hard. Other areas are looking to irrigate fields by this weekend without a rain.
Plants are perking up after continued hot, dry weather has awakened rain-stunted fields from the Upper Gulf Coast to West Texas and up through the Panhandle. Oklahoma and Kansas are also banking on bright skies and higher temps to help crops catch up.
Shurley on Cotton: Prices Post a “Triple Top” Jun 14, 2021
If you feel like you are “behind” in your pricing/price protection and have been waiting for opportunity to get caught up, here you go. We mentioned a couple of weeks […]