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Cotton Marketing News: So Much for the 18-Million Bale Scenario and those Higher Prices

Prior to this week’s USDA crop production estimates, the 2017 US cotton crop was projected at 19 million bales.  There seemed to be general consensus, given the crop conditions in parts of Texas, that the crop would not get bigger with this week’s report.  There was some belief that the crop is actually less than …

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Cotton Marketing News: Prices Continue to Flounder in New, Lower Range

Don Shurley, Cotton Economist, UGA Emeritus Professor This week’s USDA crop production and supply and demand estimates for July did little to correct the direction in prices.  The report was actually not bad, but prices continue to show no improvement.  The following are highlights from the report: The 2017 projected US crop was lowered 200,000 …

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Cotton Marketing News: Prices Get a Much Needed Bounce

April was a good month for cotton prices.  So far, May has not been.  Prices do seem to be attempting somewhat of a recovery, however.  Both old crop July futures and new crop December futures have bounced back to recover about half of the decline we’ve experienced so far this month.  Both old crop and …

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Cotton Marketing News: Prices “Lost in Space”

In the 1960’s, a popular TV show “Lost in Space” chronicled the adventures of the “space family Robinson” whose space ship was thrown off course by a meteor shower. Oddly, one of my favorite characters on the show was the Robot. When there was danger present, the robot would shout “Danger, Danger.” It seems not …

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Cotton Marketing News: Prices Still Low But Find Stability

Old crop Mar16 futures closed today at 62.45 cents—up 1.04 cents for the week. After recently threatening the 61-cent area and even challenging 60 cents in late September, prices now seem to have found a little support and, dare we say, upward momentum. The decline of the past 2 weeks has largely been due to …

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Cotton Marketing News: Prices Need Something to Grab Hold Of

Don Shurley, University of Georgia Cotton Economist If you don’t have a firm hold on things, sometimes it results in a fall. If you’re a deer hunter and have ever fallen out of a stand or slipped off the ladder going up or down, you know what I’m talking about. Luckily for me, I was …

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Cattle Numbers Up, But Prices Down From Last Month

Cattle prices are very good, but for how long? The more people jump into production, the greater the likelihood of prices falling. In a report dated July 24, 2015, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) has stated there are 98.4 million head of cattle on U.S. Farms. This marks the first inventory increase since …

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Free Beef Cattle Webinar: Part 2 Managing High Feed Prices

  Part #2 of the Free Webinar Series:  Managing High Feed Prices with Less Common Feedstuffs Title:  Managing High Feed Prices: Less Common Feedstuffs Date: Monday October 29th Time:  9:30-11:00 am ET (10:30 AM -12:00 Noon Central) URL: https://connect.uky.edu/lcf/ Login in as a guest and enter your name.  Session will be recorded for later viewing. …

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Free Webinar: Managing High Feed Prices: Know Your Options

Title:  Managing High Feed Prices: Know Your Options Date: Monday October 15th Time:  9:30-11:00 am ET URL: https://connect.uky.edu/mhfp/   Description:  In this first seminar, Beef Cattle Extension Specialists from the Southeast region will provide an overview of available co-product feedstuffs and molasses-based supplements.  Discussions  will cover nutritional aspects and how these products best fit into …

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Smallest US cattle inventory since 1952 means higher cattle prices.

Jackson County Extension Agent Doug Mayo discusses how the national drought has effected the U.S. cattle inventory and what it means for cattle prices on WTVY′s Focus on Agriculture TV Show.  The video does have a short comercial just before the interview. 5-29-12 Focus on Ag Interview. Chart provided by Southeast Cattle Advisor. Chart provided by …

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