Dossett on Rice: Be Prepared for Swings – Manipulators are Out There!

🕔Jul 20, 2018Cash Market International rice prices are firming up after a 5 week drop. Thai White 5% traded at $397 MT this week. India is priced at $412 and Pakistan is […]

U.S. Farmers Wary of Tariffs’ Financial Toll; Income Down 50% Since 2013 – DTN

🕔Jul 9, 2018Soybeans represent 41% of the value of U.S. products on China’s retaliatory tariff list, and for South Dakota farmer Brandon Wipf, the financial toll adds up fast.   “You’re probably looking […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Plant More Cotton – Demand is Ongoing

🕔Jun 1, 2018Fittingly the circus midway has come to the cotton market, “round and round and round she goes, where she stops no one knows.” It’s a catchy theme and one that […]

Rose on Cotton: Rally, Weather – And,What about that Farm Bill?

🕔May 25, 2018The July and Dec contracts posted notable weekly wins for those of bullish persuasion gaining 266 and 422 points, respectively. The old crop/new crop straddle weakened to 256.   ICE July […]

Global Markets: Cotton – Record World Consumption and Stocks Outside of China

🕔May 11, 2018USDA’s first detailed forecast for the 2018/19 marketing year shows world ending stocks forecast down slightly. However, stocks outside of China will increase for the third year in a row […]

Global Markets: Rice – Record Production Forecast

🕔May 11, 2018Global rice production in 2018/19 is forecast at a record, up modestly from the prior year on greater area. The largest year-to-year increase is for Bangladesh, which is expected to […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Production Down from Last Year’s Record

🕔May 11, 2018Global production is forecast at 748 million tons, down 11 million from the record set last year, and the third-largest on record. Production among the top exporting countries is projected […]

Rose on Cotton: U.S. Exports Running Strong – Time to Price More Crop?

🕔Apr 13, 2018The Bulls got to place a notch in the win column this week, with the July contract gaining 117 points. The Dec contract picked up 97 on the week, finishing […]

Global Markets: Rice – China Strengthens Its Importance in Global Trade

🕔Feb 9, 2018For several years, China has been the top rice importer, but now its exports are beginning to have a growing impact on trade patterns. Its current dual roles as top […]

DTN Cotton Close: New Contract Highs; Pink Bollworm Damages India’s Crop

🕔Dec 27, 2017Cotton futures surged to new contract highs Wednesday just as some traders were beginning to think that overbought readings were about to become more assertive under year-end influences. Spot March […]

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