Cleveland on Cotton: Southwest Rain Factor; Universities Continue Polyester Pollution

🕔Apr 20, 2018Cotton trading turned a bit puny all week as the May futures contract moved closer to expiry and the July contract prepared to become the spot month.   Open interest in […]

Kansas Livestock: Drought Causing Dire Situation for Farm Ponds, Water Supplies

🕔Apr 18, 2018As drought continues to cripple much of Kansas, livestock producers in the state may be scrambling for alternatives to maintain water supplies for their herds. “It’s getting to be a […]

Cleveland on Cotton: World Demand Brings Higher Prices; Drought Watch – DTN

🕔Apr 13, 2018Cotton posted gains on the week as the old crop May and July futures contracts traded within the 82.5-84.5 cent range and closed above 83 cents.   May was impressive […]

Climate Change Could Be Pushing the Great Plains into the Midwest

🕔Apr 11, 2018In 1878, the American geologist and explorer John Wesley Powell drew an invisible line in the dirt-a very long line. It was the 100th meridian west, the longitude he identified […]

Kansas: Wheat Diagnostic School, Garden City, May 9-10

🕔Apr 11, 2018Wheat takes center stage at the 2018 In-Depth Wheat Diagnostic School planned May 9-10 at the K-State Southwest Research-Extension Center, 4500 E. Mary St., in Garden City. Presenters from K-State […]

Kansas Wheat: How Has Cold Weather Affected Crops?

🕔Apr 11, 2018Well, here we go again with Mother Nature not cooperating with us! Several areas of the state, including northcentral Kansas, experienced some rather cold temperatures! So you might be wondering […]

Kansas Land Values: Webinar Will Highlight Trends, State’s Ag Economy

🕔Apr 9, 2018Mykel Taylor, Kansas State University ag economist, will present her analysis of Kansas land values during an upcoming webinar. Her presentation will cover current land value trends in Kansas and […]

Kansas Soybeans: Chinese Tariff Threats Add Market Uncertainty

🕔Apr 6, 2018On the heels of China’s announcement of a possible tariff on United States pork exports to that country, China on Wednesday announced a second tariff target, one that could carry […]

Rose on Cotton: Two Takeaways from This Week’s Trading

🕔Apr 6, 2018The bulls looked like unlikely winners at mid-week, but still managed to pull it off with the May contract gaining 108 points Vs the March 29 settlement. The May – […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Keep an Eye on Mother Nature

🕔Apr 2, 2018Cotton trading continues mixed, but all contracts settled higher the end of the first quarter of the year. Earlier the nearby May and July contracts slipped below 81 cents, but […]



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