Georgia Cotton: Thrips Populations on the Rise

🕔May 24, 2018We got a chance to look at many cotton fields on the west side of the county today. We looked at the oldest field  planted as well as many fields […]

DTN Cotton Close: Shrugs Crop Year Low in Sales

🕔May 24, 2018U.S. export commitments for 2017-18 stand at 112% of the USDA estimate and forward bookings at 29% of the 2018-19 forecast. Shipments slowed but remained ahead of the pace needed […]

Cotton – Southwest – Rain – More Planting – Thrips Swarm – Weed Resistance – AgFax

🕔May 24, 2018Scattered reports of rain helped spur planting into full swing across west Texas and parts of Oklahoma. But moisture is still needed for putting seeds into dryland fields, especially in Kansas.

DTN Cotton Open: Green As Dec. Hits New High

🕔May 24, 2018Net U.S. upland weekly export sales for this season fell to a marketing year low of 50,700 RB and shipments dropped to 403,000 RB. New-crop sales were 152,200 RB. Cash […]

DTN Cotton Close: Mixed As July Ends Lower

🕔May 23, 2018Fed minutes signaled rate increase in June. Traders awaited U.S. weekly export sales-shipments report. Global 2018-19 global cotton trade forecast at six-year high. December grabbed the open interest lead. Cotton […]

Texas: Stiles Farm Field Day, Thrall, June 19

🕔May 23, 2018Feral hog trapping, soybean performance in the Blacklands, pecan tree management and the latest farm bill information will all be discussed at the Stiles Farm Field Day scheduled June 19 […]

Virginia Cotton: Planting and Spraying Priorities

🕔May 23, 2018There are a bunch of items to discuss relating to cotton this week. The most glaring idea is that the market is moving into some interesting territory that changes the […]

Tennessee Field Reports: Progress in Planting

🕔May 23, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 20, 2018. County Agent Comments J.C. Dupree, Lauderdale County While the weather was favorable last week, Lauderdale County producers planted majority […]

North Carolina Cotton: Re-Planting Decisions, Managing Late Planted Fields

🕔May 23, 2018Most areas of the state have experienced rainfall nearly daily for a week now. In my conversations with growers across the state, it appears that most growers are either done […]

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Down Slightly to Nearly Flat

🕔May 23, 2018Fresh uncertainty on U.S.-China trade talks hit stock markets. Look at Fed’s May meeting minutes awaited. Cash grower sales slowed to 1,333 bales on prices averaging 65.57 cents per pound […]

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