Tennessee Cotton: Harvest Issues – Wet Conditions, Regrowth, Quality Concerns – Podcast

🕔Oct 19, 2018Dr. Tyson Raper discusses cotton harvest in our latest Call of the Week. Tried a different approach with this one, recording live from the cotton field. If you can forgive […]

Mississippi Cotton: Rapid Detection Method from Infected Plant Material

🕔Oct 19, 2018Several years ago, following the outbreaks of bacterial blight in 2011 and 2012, a project was initiated to develop a rapid, molecular diagnostic tool to detect the cotton bacterial blight […]

DTN Cotton Close: Lower in Listless Trade

🕔Oct 19, 2018December cotton was fractionally lower Friday on volume of 21,200 contracts traded. That amount seemed decent enough, but one-third of that volume came in the last hour of trade. Moreover, […]

Cotton Outlook: China Leads World Stocks Decline

🕔Oct 19, 2018The USDA cotton estimates for 2018/19 project world ending stocks to decrease 8 percent from the previous season to 74.4 million bales. With global cotton mill use forecast to exceed […]

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

🕔Oct 19, 2018Spot quotation averages were 142 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color […]

Georgia Farmers Face $2 Bln in Losses from Michael

🕔Oct 19, 2018Hurricane Michael blew across southwest Georgia on Oct. 10, causing at least $2 billion in losses to the state’s agriculture industry, according to early estimates from University of Georgia Cooperative […]

DTN Cotton Open: Market Remains Under Demand’s Thumb

🕔Oct 19, 2018Despite the destructive forces of Hurricane Michael, poor demand is keeping prices in check. Thursday morning, USDA reported dismal sales and exports business, whereby the current season’s numbers failed to […]

Georgia Cotton: Hurricane Michael Impacts ‘Promising’ Crop

🕔Oct 19, 2018What was an extremely promising Georgia cotton crop was devastated when Hurricane Michael ravaged south Georgia Oct. 10-11. According to Jared Whitaker, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension cotton agronomist, the […]

DTN Cotton Close: Finishes Fractionally Higher

🕔Oct 18, 2018December cotton was slightly higher Thursday even though weekly sales and exports were negligible. Thursday morning we reported that current crop sales were 32,700 bales sold, which was down 67% […]

DTN Cotton Open: Languishes Lower, Southeast Picks Up the Pieces

🕔Oct 18, 2018December cotton remains under pressure even as the crop loss tally climbs. After several days of clearing, assessments are now occurring. To that end, consensus still has the loss at […]

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