georgia cotton

The Cotton Roller Coaster

Dan Cotton, Georgia

Over the past several months, outside influences on the cotton industry have felt like a roller coaster ride with all of the ups, downs, dramatic twists and lots of bumps along the way. Georgia Cotton Commission’s Richey Seaton explains some of the issues producers have had to deal with. The Cotton Roller Coaster

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Brazil Trucker Strike Disrupting Ag Exports

Dan Exports/Imports, Field Crops, Industry News Release, Pork, Poultry

The Brazilian trucker strike has officially disrupted supply and exports of farm products from one of the biggest ag exporting countries in the world. A Reuters report says Brazil is the top exporter of soybeans, sugar, coffee, and chickens. The strike over high fuel prices has brought Latin America’s largest economy to a complete stop. Roads are empty and major …