Cleveland on Cotton: Welcome to the Crapshoot – The Clock is Ticking

🕔Dec 21, 2018Cotton prices suffered a major setback this week as the FED’s decision to continue its interest rate increase was followed by a triple digit slide to just below its major […]

Mississippi Outdoors: Wildlife Food Plots Grow in Popularity

🕔Dec 20, 2018Many hunters and landowners plant wildlife food plots these days, but this practice has become common only during the last 30 to 40 years in the Southeast. Planting forages solely […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Demand Factors Weaker; Cotton Belt Waterlogged

🕔Nov 30, 2018The cotton market moved through the December first notice day with little fanfare as the nearby March futures contract moved to top of the 75-80 cent trading range. Market fundamentals […]

Global Markets: Coarse Grains – U.S. Corn Exports Forecast to Tie Record

🕔Oct 12, 2018Strong foreign demand, a continued lack of competition, and abundant supplies are expected to brighten export prospects well into 2018/19 (Oct-Sep). U.S. exports are currently forecast at 62.5 million tons, […]

Texas: Hunting Season – Reduced Wildlife Numbers Expected

🕔Sep 25, 2018Drought conditions throughout much of the state this summer likely will mean lower wildlife numbers this hunting season, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. John Tomecek, AgriLife […]

Ag Trade Aid: USDA’s Calculations for Crop Trade Damage – DTN

🕔Sep 14, 2018Following some criticism of its numbers for trade aid, USDA on Thursday released a six-page paper detailing how economists came up with the calculations for trade damages when creating the […]

U.S. Farm Trade Damage Estimate Calculations – USDA Website

🕔Sep 14, 2018U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today released a detailed accounting of how USDA calculated estimated damage from trade disruptions.   USDA’s Office of the Chief Economist developed an estimate of […]

Cleveland on Cotton: The Thrill is Gone. What’s Next?

🕔Aug 17, 2018The Thrill is Gone, so sang BB King. From an exciting 6 months with promises of greatness, the cotton market is now hanging on with all the force it can […]

Rice Market: Turkey Raises Import Tariffs in Trade Retaliation

🕔Jul 5, 2018USA Rice staff traveled to Turkey last week to meet with local trade and gather firsthand market information on the country’s rapidly changing political and economic environment. Turkey faces strong […]

Global Markets: Cotton – Strong Late-Season Global Trade

🕔Jun 13, 2018Substantial developments comparatively late in the marketing year have resulted in significant changes to trade estimates in this month’s WASDE for 2017/18. In the United States, May and early June […]

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