As we near the end of another year, many traders continue to watch how certain agricultural commodities are performing. Mark Oppold has an update on which ones are doing well at this time.
The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol has published its second annual report. It details the results for the 2021-22 period, from August 1st, 2021-July 31st, 2022. The farm-level, science-based sustainability program reports significant improvements in the sustainability metrics measured; an increase in membership across the value chain; the completion of nine successful pilots; and its growing international recognition by independent and …
The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently updated their projections for 2022 row crop production. Tyron Spearman runs through the new numbers.
There was one agriculture commodity that saw a pretty good performance in October. Mark Oppold looks at what commodity that was, and how others fared.
The share of acreage for major cash crops—wheat, corn, soybeans, and cotton—that are planted using conservation tillage has increased over the past two decades in the United States. USDA’s Economic Research Service reported the data Tuesday. Farmers reported employing conservation tillage on the majority of acres of wheat at 68 percent, 76 percent of corn acres, and 74 percent of …
Both cotton and peanut harvests continues across the Southeast. USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey first runs through the latest on cotton harvest progress. And Rippey looks at what the USDA report says about the peanut harvest as of this past Sunday. In Alabama, cotton bolls opening is 98 percent, which compares to 88 percent last year with the 5-year average at 93 percent. Cotton harvested …
The U.S. cotton industry has been watching what is happening with the cotton crop in India. As Mark Oppold reports, efforts there do have an effect on the global market price.
It’s day two of the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia. Folks from across the Southeast were on hand yesterday and more are expected today. Tyron Spearman is there and has a look at some of the activities taking place this year.
Tyron Spearman runs through more numbers from Wednesday’s USDA crop reports.
There are a couple of small surprises in USDA’s new crop production report. Gary Crawford has the details.