Saturday , 16 December 2017

Ag market: cotton, grain prices turn back – but not by much

Ag market: cotton, grain prices turn back – but not by much

One question left open by the cotton rally in the last session, on fears of a late-week frost in Texas, is how much crop in the state might be vulnerable to cold. The answer came ...

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Cotton Marketing News: Changes In The Loan Program and Rate for 2017

Cotton Marketing News: Changes In The Loan Program and Rate for 2017

The marketing assistance loan (MAL) is an important tool used by many producers and marketing associations in cotton pricing and risk management.  In addition to research and farm ...

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Hedge funds pull out of ag selling spree – despite US corn, soy, cotton upgrades

Hedge funds pull out of ag selling spree – despite US corn, soy, cotton upgrades

Hedge funds ended a bearish betting spree on ags dating back to July, despite higher-than-forecast crop supply estimates in a much-watched report – sparing themselves losses, inde ...

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Cotton’s rally stalls, as investors await estimates of Harvey damage

Cotton’s rally stalls, as investors await estimates of Harvey damage

Cotton's rally stalled as investors awaited assessments of damage to the US crop from Hurricane Harvey, which has also raised concerns over wheat exports and beef production too. ...

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Cotton futures plunge limit down, after US forecasts record yield

Cotton futures plunge limit down, after US forecasts record yield

Cotton futures plunged limit down after the US hiked expectations for the domestic harvest of the fibre – defying some expectations of a downgrade – lifting its estimate for China ...

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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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