Cotton http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6081/more en What does new weakness in cotton market mean? http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/what-does-new-weakness-cotton-market-mean <div class="field-byline"> Don Shurley, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cotton prices will not stay at these lowest of levels very long because the supply side will retract and this, assuming demand remains solid or improves, and should eventually pull prices back up. Will we see 80-cent cotton for 2015? Not likely. Will prices stay in the low 60s? Not likely. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/what-does-new-weakness-cotton-market-mean" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/what-does-new-weakness-cotton-market-mean#comments Cotton Markets Cotton Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:30:00 +0000 110611 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>COTTON PRICES were thought to have support at the 61-cent level but broke lower in mid November. Will 2015 cotton prices improve? Likely, but not by enough to be liked by producers.</p> Is it profitable to reduce cotton seeding rates? http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/it-profitable-reduce-cotton-seeding-rates <div class="node-body article-body">“The reason we became interested in this primarily is because cotton seed no longer is $50 to $100 per bag, it’s gone up to $500 to $600 per bag."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/it-profitable-reduce-cotton-seeding-rates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/it-profitable-reduce-cotton-seeding-rates#comments Cotton Equipment Management Miscellaneous Cotton Mon, 24 Nov 2014 23:17:00 +0000 110311 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>AUBURN UNIVERSITY EXTENSION Agronomist William Birdsong describes a cotton seeding rate study during a field day this past summer at the Wiregrass Research and Extension Center in southeast Alabama.&nbsp;</p> Gary Adams will be next National Cotton Council president, CEO http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/gary-adams-will-be-next-national-cotton-council-president-ceo <div class="node-body article-body">Gary M. Adams will be the next president and CEO of the National Cotton Council of America, the organization that represents all seven segments of the U.S. cotton industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/gary-adams-will-be-next-national-cotton-council-president-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/gary-adams-will-be-next-national-cotton-council-president-ceo#comments Cotton Management Markets Miscellaneous Cotton National Cotton Council Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:40:00 +0000 110581 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>GARY ADAMS, current vice president for economic and policy analysis at the National Cotton Council, will in February take reigns as the new CEO of the NCC.</p> For a job with a future, look to agriculture http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/job-future-look-agriculture <div class="node-body article-body">“The report describes with specific statistics what we’ve long heard from our industry partners, that they can’t find enough qualified professionals to fill vital jobs."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/job-future-look-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/job-future-look-agriculture#comments Cotton Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Blog Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:49:00 +0000 110301 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Alabama farm bill education meetings set for December http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/alabama-farm-bill-education-meetings-set-december <div class="node-body article-body">To help Alabama farmers understand the ins and outs of 2014 Farm Bill programs, Alabama Extension will hold a series of informational meetings in December.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/alabama-farm-bill-education-meetings-set-december" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/alabama-farm-bill-education-meetings-set-december#comments Cotton Government Grains Peanuts Soybeans Legislation Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:27:00 +0000 110551 at http://southeastfarmpress.com UT AgResearch announces 2015 field day schedule http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/ut-agresearch-announces-2015-field-day-schedule <div class="field-byline"> The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">University of Tennessee AgResearch has released the 2015 field day schedule, which includes 11 field days and five special events. Field days are held at the 10 AgResearch and Education Centers located throughout the state. These events offer farmers, ranchers, gardeners and the general public a chance to see research findings, learn from university and industry experts and network with peers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/ut-agresearch-announces-2015-field-day-schedule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/ut-agresearch-announces-2015-field-day-schedule#comments Cotton Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Events Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:31:00 +0000 110531 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Crop share lease: 5 important principles to follow http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/crop-share-lease-5-important-principles-follow <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The most effective crop share lease will be structured to reward both parties in proportion to the value of contributions provided. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/crop-share-lease-5-important-principles-follow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/crop-share-lease-5-important-principles-follow#comments Cotton Grains Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Buying/Purchasing Finance Mon, 17 Nov 2014 18:25:00 +0000 110371 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>IN A CROP SHARE LEASE both parties should share in total returns in the same proportion as they contribute resources.</p> Ag data: its value, who owns it and where’s it going? http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/ag-data-its-value-who-owns-it-and-where-s-it-going <div class="node-body article-body">Terry Griffin asked the audience if anyone knew what was at the bottom of any privacy/disclosure statement, the ones you must sign to download software or to use most any digital service. No one raised a hand. “Neither do I. I never read that far either,” he said.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/ag-data-its-value-who-owns-it-and-where-s-it-going" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/ag-data-its-value-who-owns-it-and-where-s-it-going#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Precision Farming Buying/Purchasing Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:14:00 +0000 110351 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>A FARMER&#39;S DATA can be used to make better-informed management decisions. His data combined with other farm data can be crunched, tweezed or bludgeoned into showing trends, predict market futures or the adoption of new crop technology just to name a few potential uses for the data &ndash; all valuable uses.</p> Cotton market’s bottom looks firmer, buyers still stay away http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/cotton-market-s-bottom-looks-firmer-buyers-still-stay-away <div class="field-byline"> Don Shurley, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The cotton market (Dec14) is giving the appearance of strengthening support, as the bottom appears to be firming. But beware, anything can still happen. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/cotton-market-s-bottom-looks-firmer-buyers-still-stay-away" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/cotton-market-s-bottom-looks-firmer-buyers-still-stay-away#comments Cotton Markets Cotton Tue, 11 Nov 2014 22:07:00 +0000 110281 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>SOUTHEAST CASH/SPOT price for cotton grading 31-3/34 is currently +225 points December futures. This is 275 points higher than the standard 41-4/34.</p> Record yields predicted for some Southeast farmers http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/record-yields-predicted-some-southeast-farmers <div class="node-body article-body">If the recent USDA crop production forecast holds true, farmers in some Southeast states are eyeing what could be record-setting yields for soybeans and corn in 2014.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/record-yields-predicted-some-southeast-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/record-yields-predicted-some-southeast-farmers#comments Cotton Government Grains Markets Peanuts Soybeans Government USDA Tue, 11 Nov 2014 18:17:00 +0000 110261 at http://southeastfarmpress.com