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 […]

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 […]

Georgia Cotton: Fight for Square Retention

🕔Aug 16, 2018We got another 3 weeks to produce a cotton crop, and the crop does look good right now. Some fields are cutout, but most fields are a few nodes below […]

DTN Cotton Close: Sharply Lower on Turkey, China Fallout

🕔Aug 15, 2018December cotton lost another 2% Wednesday as speculators liquidated their long positions, fearful of trade disruptions with Turkey and China. The economic stakes were raised on Tuesday when the Turkish […]

Texas Field Reports: Uncertainty Surrounds Exports; Drought, Heat Continue

🕔Aug 15, 2018Ongoing negotiations regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement and a looming trade war with China have spurred great uncertainty among Texas agriculture producers, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife […]

DTN Cotton Open: Under Pressure From Turkey, China

🕔Aug 15, 2018December cotton was lower overnight as fears increase Turkey’s currency crisis will undermine European financial stability. Also, trade tensions with China remain heightened as the Trump administration will announce new […]

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 […]

California Cotton: Silverleaf Whitefly, Aphid Numbers Low

🕔Aug 14, 2018Introduction The third round of sampling for the silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) surveys began on Monday, July 30, 2018. Program personnel collected samples from designated sites at 10% of all cotton […]

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