Mississippi Cotton: Early Season Insect Issues – Podcast

🕔Jun 20, 2019Entomologists Angus Catchot, Jeff Gore, and Don Cook join Bobby Golden to discuss early season insect issues in cotton. http://extension.msstate.edu/sites/default/files/audio/6-18-19CottonEarlySeasonInsects.mp3

DTN Cotton Close: Market Higher, Awaits Exports, Trade Talks

🕔Jun 19, 2019The cotton market settled higher Wednesday amid expectations for Thursday’s weekly sales and exports data, and bigger still, the possibility of resumption of the U.S.-China trade talks. Last week, exports-sales […]

North Carolina Cotton: Making PGR Decisions for 2019

🕔Jun 19, 2019Thus far, the 2019 crop is variable in terms of growth stage. Early planted cotton is now is now squaring and generally growing well, now that rains have returned and […]

North Carolina Cotton: Irrigation Decisions for 2019

🕔Jun 19, 2019Although many areas have recently experienced rainfall, it is important to understand that we are never more than a few days away from significant drought, especially when temperatures in the […]

Crop Progress: 8% of Corn Still Unplanted – DTN

🕔Jun 19, 2019Eight percent of the U.S. corn crop still wasn’t planted as of Sunday, June 16, according to the latest USDA NASS Crop Progress report released on Monday. That means a […]

Alabama Cotton: Heavy Plant Bug Pressure

🕔Jun 19, 2019The season’s early onset of drought-like conditions has several insects on the move early. Plant bugs and stink bugs are moving from their wild host plants into cotton earlier than […]

DTN Cotton Open: Higher on Trade Anticipations

🕔Jun 19, 2019The cotton market received new bullish life Tuesday in the form of a presidential tweet. In that tweet, President Trump announced there would be extensive meetings between himself and President […]

Texas Field Reports: Watermelon Harvest Delayed, in Time for July 4

🕔Jun 18, 2019The Texas watermelon crop was delayed by spring weather, but plenty should be available for the Fourth of July holiday, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. […]

Shurley on Cotton: Prices Rally Off New Low, No Signs of a Push Higher

🕔Jun 18, 2019New crop December futures have rallied from the recent new low below 65 cents. December is currently at 66+ and likely to track in the 65 to 68-69 cents range […]

Virginia: Bears Chowing Down on Crops

🕔Jun 18, 2019Hungry bears hunting for food are destroying some Virginia farmers’ crops. “Bears are doing damage in our peanut fields by digging them up,” shared Southampton County farmer M.L. Everett Jr. […]

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