cotton production

U.S. Cotton Production Forecast Up 27 Percent from Last Year

Dan Cotton, Crop Forecasts, USDA-NASS

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released their September crop reports today, and Becky Sommer with NASS in Washington D.C. says the U.S. cotton production estimate is up 27 percent from last year’s crop. All cotton production is forecast at 18.5 million 480-pound bales, up 7 percent from the previous estimate and up 27 percent from 2020. Acreage updates were made in several States based …


2022 Farmers’ Almanac Released This Week

Dan Aquaculture, Beef, Cattle, Citrus, Crop Forecasts, Dairy, Drought, Environment, Field Crops, Irrigation, Livestock, Nursery Crops, Organic, Pollinators, Specialty Crops, Technology, Water, Weather

The 2022 Farmers’ Almanac hits store shelves this week and contains 184 pages of helpful tips, calendars, and guides to help you plan your year ahead. It also features weather forecasts for the next 16 months, plus useful advice on ways to take cues from nature to live a more sustainable lifestyle. Editor Pete Geiger states, “we encourage readers to …

Cotton and Wool

U.S. Cotton Production Forecast Up

Dan Cotton, Crop Forecasts

USDA is forecasting higher cotton production and slightly lower prices, compared to last month. Stephanie Ho has the story. World Agricultural Outlook Board Chair Mark Jekanowski also said when it comes to the forecast for lower world cotton production, the biggest changes are expected in Pakistan.

citrus crop forecast

Florida Citrus Season Ends on Sour Note

Dan Citrus, Crop Forecasts

(NSF/July 12, 2021) — Florida’s beleaguered citrus growers ended the 2020-2021 growing season Monday with a yield below what had already been expected to be one of the lowest in decades. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Florida growers produced enough oranges — mostly for orange juice — to fill 52.8 million 90-pound boxes, the industry standard, during the season …

orange crop

Final 2020-2021 Orange Crop Forecast for Brazil

Dan Citrus, Crop Forecasts

The final 2020-2021 orange crop forecast for the São Paulo and West-Southwest Minas Gerais citrus belt was released today by Fundecitrus and its cooperators. Brazil’s orange ….. Total 2020-2021 orange production included: ….. Read the full report of the Final 2020-2021 Orange Crop Forecast for Brazil on the Citrus Industry website.

orange production

Orange Production to See Global Increase

Dan Citrus, Crop Forecasts

Global orange production for 2020–21 is forecast to rise 3.6 million metric tons from the previous year to 49.4 million metric tons. Favorable weather leading to larger crops in Brazil and Mexico will offset declines in Turkey and the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service. Consequently, consumption, processing fruit, and fresh exports are also …


Corn and Wheat Prices Up Month Over Month

Dan Corn, Crop Forecasts, USDA-NASS, Wheat

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released their February reports, updating numbers from this past year’s crops. And according to a story from Rod Bain, the new reports indicate another increase in the season-ending average price for both corn and wheat.


Florida Citrus Forecast for February Sees Some Changes

Dan Citrus, Crop Forecasts, Florida, Grapefruit, USDA-NASS

The 2020-2021 Florida all-orange forecast released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is 56 million boxes, up 2 million boxes from the January forecast. This represents a 4 percent increase from the January forecast. If realized, it will be 17 percent less than last season’s final production. ORANGESThe forecast change was for non-Valencia production, which now stands at 22 …