Sunday , 21 January 2018

China worries maintain cloud over ag markets

China worries maintain cloud over ag markets

Shanghai shares lost a further 5.9% on Wednesday (although narrowly avoided their first close below their 200-day moving average in nearly a year) to take their losses over the la ...

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Planting-Delaying Rains to be a Wash for Cotton Crop

Planting-Delaying Rains to be a Wash for Cotton Crop

Cotton farmers from Corpus Christi, Texas, to southern Kansas have battled heavy rains that have either delayed or prevented planting altogether. However, the extra soil moisture ...

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ICAC hikes cotton price forecast, as demand hopes rise

ICAC hikes cotton price forecast, as demand hopes rise

The International Cotton Advisory Committee hiked its forecast for cotton prices next season as it lifted to a six-year high its estimate for consumption, noting improvements expe ...

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Big US crop report will answer a stack of questions

Big US crop report will answer a stack of questions

Grain, oilseed and cotton markets have lots of big questions as they stand on the threshold of their respective 2015-16 marketing years. How much corn will trouble-hit Ukraine exp ...

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It’s March Madness As Cotton Prices Tumble

It’s March Madness As Cotton Prices Tumble

Thus far, March has not been kind to the cotton market. After a very welcomed rally from late January to late February, prices (May15 futures) have since fallen over 5 cents/lb. T ...

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Wheat prices may see revival – but not cotton, sugar

Wheat prices may see revival – but not cotton, sugar

Wheat futures may be poised for a short-term bounce, amid uncertainty of how northern hemisphere crops fared over the winter, but prospects for cotton and sugar prices are less ap ...

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Global Stocks Making For Challenging Year

Global Stocks Making For Challenging Year

National Cotton Council economists say 2015 will be another challenging year for the U.S. cotton industry – as global cotton stocks remain at very high levels and uncertainties re ...

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Cotton Market Weekly

Cotton Market Weekly

Cotton futures at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) settled higher two out of the three session leading up to the Thanksgiving Holiday this week, and contracts broke through 60. ...

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U.S. Cotton Export Sales Take a Turn

U.S. Cotton Export Sales Take a Turn

The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Thursday that cancellations of cotton-export orders outnumbered new sales for the first time since June 2012. The cancellations signal ...

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