Sunday , 21 January 2018

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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Ag markets: below-forecast US rains help wheat, hurt cotton

Ag markets: below-forecast US rains help wheat, hurt cotton

OK, parts Texas received a bit of a soaking over the weekend, as the remnants of Hurricane Patricia hit. Some areas of the state received 20 inches of rainfall, according to Commo ...

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Cotton prices shifting lower

Cotton prices shifting lower

Cotton prices have shifted lower in recent trading with recent values falling near or below 60-cents a pound. Cotton Incorporated economist Jon Devine says in terms of prices for ...

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Australia & New Zealand downbeat on corn, cotton, wheat price prospects

Australia & New Zealand downbeat on corn, cotton, wheat price prospects

Australia & New Zealand Bank cut its forecast for corn and wheat futures to levels below the futures curve, citing pressure from the northern hemisphere harvest, while caution ...

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Cotton Prices Now Tracking Back Down The Same Row

Cotton Prices Now Tracking Back Down The Same Row

If cotton prices were a tractor or other piece of heavy farm machinery, we would already have a serious soil compaction problem—tracking over the same ground time after time after ...

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