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24 March 2014
NOAA Forecasts Flooding in Midwest; California, SW Stay in Drought
According to NOAA’s Spring Outlook, rivers in half of the continental US are at minor or moderate risk of exceeding flood levels this spring. ...
12 March 2014
Cotton Acres Expected to be Way Up Over 2013
US - From all indications, 2014 Texas cotton plantings will be a double-digit percentage increase over those in 2013, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomist....
03 March 2014
USDA Secretary Speaks at Commodity Classic About Implementing Farm Bill
ANALYSIS - US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke to a packed room at the 2014 Commodity Classic about the recently passed Farm Bill and most importantly - how USDA plans to implement it,...
27 February 2014
How Do You Manage Your Farm Through Weed Resistance?
ANALYSIS - With no new herbicide technology expected in the next five or even 10 years, farmers must manage weed resistance through a systems approach, reports Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite senior...
12 February 2014
Cotton Incorporated: Market Fundamentals and Price Outlook
GLOBAL - Cotton prices outside of China increased last month, with both the New York Nearby (March contract) and the A Index reaching their highest levels in five-months, reports Cotton Incorporated....
07 February 2014
Trial GM Crop Proposed for Australia's Ord Valley
AUSTRALIA - The national body responsible for regulating genetic technology has received an application to grow safflower in the Kimberley....
14 January 2014
Deciding When to Spray Cotton: Sometimes It Is More than Numbers
US - Research by US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists focused on a major threat to cotton in the Southwestern United States could soon help growers cut back on insecticide use....
03 January 2014
Cotton Soybean Purchase Mechanism to be Scrapped
China plans to discontinue its cotton and soybean purchasing and storage mechanism soon and offer direct subsidies to farmers instead. ...
24 December 2013
Cotton and VAT Tax in Mexico's Maquiladora Industry
MEXICO - Mexico continues to make strides in its production and commercial capacity. Currently, Mexico is one of the leaders in cost effective manufacturing, along with China and India....
Web-based AgPal Provides Agriculture Industry with Program Information
CANADA - Farmers, agribusinesses and others involved in the agriculture industry can link directly to programs and services offered by the Department of Natural Resources Agrifoods Development...
06 December 2013
USDA Lowers Cotton Production Forecast
CHINA - Due to weather impacts which lowered yields in major production regions, Post’s MY13/14 cotton production forecast is lowered to 6.7 million tons....
03 December 2013
2013 West Africa Cotton and Products
WEST AFRICA - The MY 2013/14 (Aug/July) rainy season started late with irregular rains. Farmers had to replant many times....
28 November 2013
Rolling Plains Cotton Harvest Halted by Wintery Bluster
US - Though temporarily halted by a wintery mix of rain and snow, the Rolling Plains cotton harvest was on schedule, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert....
26 November 2013
Queensland Drought Intensifies
ANALYSIS - Over 65 per cent of the state of Queensland has been officially drought declared, writes Gemma Hyland. ...
05 November 2013
Monsanto Biofuels Feedstock Research Extended
US - US-based technology provider Monsanto and plant genomics company Evogene are to extend and expand a research and development collaboration involving biofuels feedstocks up to August 2016....
15 October 2013
Cotton Union Dragged to Court over Shs3 Billion
UGANDA - Kampala-based cotton dealer Cottfield East Africa U Ltd is seeking court’s help to recover Shs2.9 billion from the Uganda Ginners and Cotton Exporters Association (UGCEA)....
Rains Hit Cotton Farmers in Andhra Pradesh
INDIA - The continuous rain during the past one-week in the district has clouded the future of cotton farmer, as the ready-to-pick cotton in the fields got discoloured. If rains hit the district...
11 October 2013
Zimbabwean Ginners Target Over 200,000T of Cotton Crops
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe's Cotton Ginners Association (CGA) says it is targeting to contract farmers in the country to produce 250,000 tonnes of cotton in the coming cropping season....
02 October 2013
Texas Rain Spurs Wheat Planting; Slows Cotton Harvesting
US - Though much of the state remained under severe drought, rainfall during the last two weeks shrank the areas of extreme drought, according to the US Drought Monitor and reports from Texas...
06 September 2013
Texas Cotton Harvest Running ‘Hot and Heavy’
US - From the Gulf Coast to Dallas, cotton harvesting. or preparations for it, were going “fast and furious,” according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert....
19 August 2013
Kharif Sowing Crosses 930 Lakh Hectare Mark
INDIA - Sowing of kharif crops shown a steady increase during the last week. The total sown area as on 16th August, as per reports received from States, stands at 930.52 lakh hectare as compared...
18 August 2013
Have The Soft Commodities Bottomed?
ANALYSIS - Cotton futures continued their bullish momentum settling last Friday at 88.93 and going out this Friday at 93.40 up 450 points for the week, writes Michael Seery of Seery Futures....
15 August 2013
Drought-Tolerant Varieties Offer Solutions for Any Growing Season
GLOBAL - Producers selecting corn hybrid products for corn-on-corn fields face special challenges with trash on top of the soil and root mass underneath. ...
31 July 2013
Corn Harvest Begins in Southern US
ANALYSIS - Grain futures were mixed to start the day with spreading a dominating market mover. Buying old crop, selling new crop corn is again being supported by tight supplies, writes Paul Georgy,...
Texas Rains Make a Difference but Drought Far From Over
US - July rains gave a boost to many crops, and producers in some parts of the state were readying equipment to harvest corn and other crops, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service...
27 July 2013
e3 Sustainable Cotton Program Launched by Bayer CropScience
US — Bayer CropScience launched its revolutionary e3™ sustainable cotton program today at the Kingpins New York denim sourcing show. ...
25 July 2013
Higher Than Average Temperatures Cause Concern Across US
ANALYSIS - As US corn conditions declined for a second consecutive week, growers are advised not to raise concerns for the crop, writes Gemma Hyland for TheCropSite....
22 July 2013
Agri-Pulse Update: US Farm Bill Sees Progress
ANALYSIS - Agri-Pulse Editor and Publisher Sara Wyant discusses the key events in Washington for the week ending Friday, July 19th. ...
19 July 2013
Four Million Syrians Unable to Produce or Buy Enough Food
SYRIA - Syria's food security situation has significantly deteriorated over the past year and domestic agricultural production will further decline over the next 12 months if the present conflict...
18 July 2013
Expert: Irrigated Crops on the High Plains ‘All Over the Map’
US - Though there have been some recent rains and irrigation pumping is in progress, High Plains corn and cotton is “highly variable,” according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service...
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