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ICAC forecasts ‘pressure’ on cotton prices, as Chinese sales loom

ICAC forecasts ‘pressure’ on cotton prices, as Chinese sales loom

The International Cotton Advisory Committee cautioned over "downward pressure" ahead on cotton prices, on the eve of Chinese auction programme expected to shrink the country's sto ...

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Cotton markets weigh ‘stellar’ demand with falling deficit forecast

Cotton markets weigh ‘stellar’ demand with falling deficit forecast

Cotton prices broke new highs on Monday morning, despite at trim to global deficit expectations. In a monthly report out on Friday, Cotlook lowered its forecast for the world cott ...

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Corn Harvest Wrapping Up While Cotton Harvest Falls Behind Schedule In Latest Progress Reports

Corn Harvest Wrapping Up While Cotton Harvest Falls Behind Schedule In Latest Progress Reports

The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture crop progress report indicates harvested corn reached 93 percent, above the average by 1. National soybean harvest reached 97 percent, eq ...

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Helping Cotton Growers Be Good Neighbors

Helping Cotton Growers Be Good Neighbors

They say good fences make good neighbors, but these days, on-target herbicide applications also can help make growers good neighbors. Cotton growers planting PhytoGen cottonseed w ...

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Rainy Weather Slows State’s Corn Harvest

Rainy Weather Slows State’s Corn Harvest

Despite rain delays, corn harvest is in full swing across Mississippi on fields such as this one on a Leflore County farm in Morgan City on Aug. 24, 2016. Wet, cloudy weather thro ...

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AM markets: cotton slows its fall. but palm oil loses polish

AM markets: cotton slows its fall. but palm oil loses polish

Was that it for the panic in the cotton market? A certain amount of calm was restored in early deals, at least, after the limit-down close to the last session, when rains in some ...

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Record Yields Set By 2015 FiberMax One Ton Club

Record Yields Set By 2015 FiberMax One Ton Club

Cotton yield and quality records are made to be broken, and that’s just what FiberMax cotton growers did in 2015 to qualify for the elite FiberMax One Ton Club. During a celebrati ...

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Surprise US ‘gotcha’, China quality fears revive cotton price rally

Surprise US ‘gotcha’, China quality fears revive cotton price rally

Cotton futures revived their rally, taking gains this month above 7%, as concerns eased over the implications of a huge Chinese auction programme, while growing over US sowings. C ...

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Cotton futures – will they outperform again in 2016?

Cotton futures – will they outperform again in 2016?

Cotton has proved a surprise outperformer for 2015, amid a poor commodities market, which has seen the CRB index hit 13-year lows in December. New York cotton futures are up 5% fo ...

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Cotton, sugar ‘best crop bets’ for 2016 – cocoa the worst

Cotton, sugar ‘best crop bets’ for 2016 – cocoa the worst

Crop futures have, largely, reached the bottom – but that does not mean a sustained rebound is forthcoming for most contracts in 2016, Rabobank said, rating cotton and sugar among ...

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