Oilseeds Outlook: Modestly Higher Soybean Yields Offset a Reduced Stocks Carryover

🕔Sep 15, 2017USDA’s Crop Production report this month raised its forecast of the 2017/18 U.S. soybean yield to 49.9 bushels per acre, from 49.4 bushels in August. With harvested acreage unchanged, the […]

Cottonseed as a Covered Commodity – Review of Senate Ag Appropriations Bill

🕔Sep 13, 2017As the farm bill debate continues to pick up speed, cotton remains one of the most prominent issues. The most recent development can be found in the Senate Agriculture Appropriations […]

WASDE Oilseeds: Increased Domestic Soybean, Peanut, Cottonseed Production

🕔Sep 12, 2017U.S. oilseed production for 2017/18 is projected at 132.8 million tons, up 1.9 million from last month with higher soybean, peanut, and cottonseed production forecasts. Soybean production is projected at […]

Texas Hurricane Losses: When Crop Insurance Won’t Help – DTN

🕔Sep 12, 2017Many cotton farmers in eastern and southern Texas were anticipating a strong crop this year, only to see their hopes washed away by Hurricane Harvey. Now they’re trying to salvage […]

Post-Hurricane: Don’t Let Flooded Crops Enter the Food Chain, says EPA – DTN

🕔Sep 11, 2017As farmers in Florida, Georgia and other Southeastern states brace for Hurricane Irma, farmers in Texas are dealing with the post-Hurricane Harvey impacts of flooded crops. Among the issues facing […]

Hurricanes: Don’t Let Flooded Crops Enter Food Chain, says EPA – DTN

🕔Sep 11, 2017As farmers in Florida, Georgia and other Southeastern states brace for Hurricane Irma, farmers in Texas are dealing with the post-Hurricane Harvey impacts of flooded crops.   Among the issues […]

Texas Row Crops: Risk of Elevated Aflatoxin in Cottonseed

🕔Sep 8, 2017As a consequence of the sustained, heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey, mature cotton in the field, or exposed cotton in modules or bales that stayed wet, may be at risk […]

Cottonseed Proposal, FY18: Details You Need to Know About Generic Base

🕔Aug 15, 2017With the 2014 farm bill, cotton base on a farm became Generic Base. If you’ll recall, cotton base on a farm was frozen (could not be increased or decreased) but […]

Mexico: Small Companies Hold Back on Expansion, Waiting for NAFTA Talks – DTN

🕔Aug 10, 2017The renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement is the dominant topic among Mexico’s business leaders, and weighs heavily on how they plan for the future.  Ricardo Elizondo Garza […]

Rose on Cotton: Oversold Market Got a Win this Week

🕔Jul 21, 2017ICE cotton bulls notched a win on the week with the Dec and Mar contracts gaining 184 and 200 points on the week, respectively.  The Dec – Mar spread finished […]

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