Cleveland on Cotton: 5-Cent Range Hanging in There

🕔Mar 15, 2019Cotton prices experienced an excellent week as funds, tired of the sleeping market, generated a round of short covering which was followed by new long positions which then triggered more […]

Ag Trade: U.S. Policy Flux Hurting Farmers – DTN

🕔Mar 6, 2019Backing out of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), an ongoing trade battle with China and resulting retaliatory tariffs against the United […]

Cotton: Brazil’s Mato Grosso Forecast to Plant 2.71Mln Acres – DTN

🕔Feb 13, 2019While corn remains the major safrinha crop for Brazilian farmers, more cotton acreage is being planted in Mato Grosso this spring, as well.  Over the past two years, cotton planting […]

U.S. Cotton Outlook, 2019: Trade Tensions are the Wild Card – NCC Report

🕔Feb 9, 2019National Cotton Council economists point to a few key factors that will shape the U.S. cotton industry’s 2019 economic outlook. This past year can be characterized as a year with […]

Rice: Japan Gives Australia New Quota – U.S. Left Out in the Cold

🕔Jan 15, 2019When President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) in 2017, the remaining 11 countries agreed to press on without the largest economy in […]

Dossett on Rice: Expect International Prices to Stay Strong

🕔Jan 11, 2019CASH MARKET Thailand reports that they have sold all government-held stocks. They have exported 11.12 mmt of rice. This number slightly exceeds their goal for 2018. Now, they plan to […]

Dossett on Rice: Beware of Planting Too Much Rice in 2019

🕔Dec 21, 2018CASH MARKET Thai rice prices have remained steady to higher for 3 weeks. White 5% is up to $404. Thai officials still believe they can export 11 MM tons because […]

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 […]

Shurley on Cotton: A View of the Boll Game at this Point

🕔Nov 21, 2018Nearby, new crop March futures now stands at 77 and change. There is clear resistance around 81 cents. What does that mean in everyday language? It means 81 to 82 […]

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, […]

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