Georgia Peanuts, Cotton: Garden Flea Hoppers in Abundance

🕔Sep 24, 2018I wanted to share some photos of an insect we are seeing more in our row crops and even some vegetables. It is called the Garden Flea Hopper and looks […]

DTN Cotton Open: Trading Mixed as New Week Starts

🕔Sep 24, 2018December cotton is trading both sides of Friday’s close as it tries to get a handle on various fundamental events now unfolding. Last week, the cotton market was down a […]

Texas No-Till: Cover Crops and Earth Worms Increase Production, Soil Health

🕔Sep 24, 2018When it comes to farming cotton, Kenneth McAlister has his bases covered – and most of his fields. The third-generation farmer switched to a no-till system 10 years ago. Over […]

Cleveland On Cotton: Waiting For The Reality Of Demand

🕔Sep 21, 2018Tariff nervousness plagued the cotton market all week as December futures momentarily broke below longtime support at 79 cents. However, going into the weekly close, the market was trying to […]

Virginia Cotton: Crop Looks Promising, Not Out of the Woods Yet

🕔Sep 21, 2018Walking the cotton his week has revealed to me that we produced a very good boll load on a lot of our cotton. It is one of the most mature […]

DTN Cotton Close: Higher Finish Caps Bearish Week

🕔Sep 21, 2018December cotton closed moderately higher as end-of-the-week buying and short-covering took prices back above the 7900 mark. For the week, December cotton was down 270 points. The bearish week was […]

Arkansas: Harvest Accelerates Ahead of Forecast Rain

🕔Sep 21, 2018Arkansas farmers accelerated harvest operations in the wake of excessive rains from the remnants of Hurricane Gordon, and those that are under way are making good crops. But with more […]

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

🕔Sep 21, 2018Average spot quotations were 288 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 […]

DTN Cotton Open: Market Lower, Lacking Enthusiasm

🕔Sep 21, 2018December cotton is angling lower as a record Dow Jones and an impending harvest is weighing on prices. Thursday the Dow took out its January high, thereby siphoning off speculative […]

Texas: Williamson County Crops Conference, Taylor, Oct. 16

🕔Sep 20, 2018The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Williamson County will present its Crops Conference Oct. 16 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 2201 4th St. in Taylor. The cost is $15 with […]

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