Markets http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6111/more en Longstanding U.S.-Brazil cotton dispute comes to an end http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/longstanding-us-brazil-cotton-dispute-comes-end <div class="node-body article-body">The United States and Brazil have settled their decade-old cotton dispute in the World Trade Organization. Under the new agreement, Brazil will terminate the cotton case, giving up its rights to countermeasures against U.S. trade or any further proceedings in the dispute and will bring no new WTO actions against U.S. cotton support programs while the current U.S. Farm Bill is in force.</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/government/longstanding-us-brazil-cotton-dispute-comes-end" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/longstanding-us-brazil-cotton-dispute-comes-end#comments Cotton Government Markets Miscellaneous Cotton Import and Export National Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:50:00 +0000 109501 at http://southeastfarmpress.com With cotton prices this low, here are marketing options to understand http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-prices-low-here-are-marketing-options-understand <div class="field-byline"> Don Shurley, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cotton growers need to carefully consider options; includes placing cotton in Loan, selling and purchasing a Call Option, or taking any Loan Deficiency Payment and selling the cotton or deferred pricing for later.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-prices-low-here-are-marketing-options-understand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-prices-low-here-are-marketing-options-understand#comments Cotton Markets Cotton Marketing and Promotion Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:58:00 +0000 109421 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>WITH COTTON PRICES as low as they are now, it helps to understand the relationships between New York futures, local cash price, the A-Index and the Adjusted World Price.</p> China has potential as regular customer for U.S. peanut exports http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/china-has-potential-regular-customer-us-peanut-exports <div class="node-body article-body">Peanut exports are booming. Under the old peanut program, U.S. exported 315,000 to 320,000 farmer stock tons each year. This has doubled since the end of the program more than a decade ago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/china-has-potential-regular-customer-us-peanut-exports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/china-has-potential-regular-customer-us-peanut-exports#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:37:00 +0000 109081 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>JEFF JOHNSON OF Birdsong Peanut Company says China is a potential regular customer of U.S. peanuts. Johnson is shown here at this year&rsquo;s Southern Peanut Growers Conference held in Panama City, Fla.&nbsp;</p> ARC, PLC coverage ready for farmers http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/arc-plc-coverage-ready-farmers <div class="node-body article-body">After allotting base, farmers can now choose between options offered through Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs, the main risk management programs of the 2014 Farm Bill commodity farm safety net. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/arc-plc-coverage-ready-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/arc-plc-coverage-ready-farmers#comments Government Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Cereal Grains National Oil Seeds USDA Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:04:00 +0000 109391 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>FARMERS NOW can sign up for Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs through their local Farm Service Agency.</p> Crop Insurance focus for cotton in farm program http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/crop-insurance-focus-cotton-farm-program <div class="node-body article-body">Cotton producers will have some important decisions to make once sign-up for the farm program begins, and the most important thing to remember is that cotton is not a covered commodity under the 2014 farm bill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/crop-insurance-focus-cotton-farm-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/crop-insurance-focus-cotton-farm-program#comments Cotton Government Markets Miscellaneous Farm Bill 2012 Cotton Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:11:00 +0000 109231 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>SPEAKING AT THE morning session of the 2014 North Carolina Cotton Field Day in Rocky Mount Sept. 10, Craig Brown, vice president of producer affairs for the National Cotton Council, said cotton is not a covered commodity under the 2014 farm bill and crop insurance is the focus for cotton under the farm program.</p> Georgia Exports Conference Oct. 8 in Tifton, Ga. http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/georgia-exports-conference-oct-8-tifton-ga <div class="field-byline"> Jordan Hill, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More than 25 percent of Georgia-grown agricultural crops are exported to other countries and that percent is growing. Those interested in learning more about the export market can attend the Georgia Exports Conference Oct. 8 in Tifton, Ga.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/georgia-exports-conference-oct-8-tifton-ga" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/georgia-exports-conference-oct-8-tifton-ga#comments Government Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Vegetables Import and Export Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:35:00 +0000 109321 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Georgia Exports Conference Oct. 8 in Tifton, Ga.</p> Ag Biotech Summit set for Nov. 18-19 in Raleigh http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/ag-biotech-summit-set-nov-18-19-raleigh <div class="field-byline"> Suzanne Stanard, North Carolina State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Food and agricultural experts from around the nation will join North Carolina peers at the McKimmon Conference Center in Raleigh Nov. 18 and 19 for a wide-ranging discussion of technologies and policies affecting food production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/ag-biotech-summit-set-nov-18-19-raleigh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/ag-biotech-summit-set-nov-18-19-raleigh#comments Management Markets Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:37:00 +0000 109281 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The summit, set for Nov. 18-19 at the McKinnon Center in Raleigh, will focus on technologies and policies impacting food production.</p> Georgia's 2014 peanut crop is a tale of two halves http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/georgias-2014-peanut-crop-tale-two-halves <div class="node-body article-body">Georgia's 2014 peanut crop went from wet early and then completely reversed in the opposite direction for the second part of the season.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/georgias-2014-peanut-crop-tale-two-halves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/georgias-2014-peanut-crop-tale-two-halves#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:47:00 +0000 109261 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>THE 2014 GEORGIA Peanut Tour gave participants an up-close look at some of the challenges that have faced the state&#39;s producers this year. The tour began just outside Savannah and included fields and shelling and handling facilities throughout the southeast region of the state.</p> Nut size will determine pecan prices this year http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/nut-size-will-determine-pecan-prices-year <div class="field-byline"> Lenny Wells, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chinese demand for pecans at this time seems strong. Size will play a large role in export prices offered to growers, and our size is highly variable this year, largely as a result of scab pressure early and dry weather during nut sizing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/nut-size-will-determine-pecan-prices-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/nut-size-will-determine-pecan-prices-year#comments Markets Orchard Crops Pecans Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:18:00 +0000 109221 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>STUART PECAN variety on September 5. You can see the kernels are filling well in this particular orchard and filling is almost complete.</p> Lenny Wells, University of Georgia Cotton growers lose money at current market price http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/cotton-growers-lose-money-current-market-price <div class="field-byline"> Clint Thompson, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“If you take the cost of production — seed, fertilizer, chemicals, fuel — and then you add higher labor and added land rent on top of that (for some), at 60 to 65 cents, cotton farmers are losing money big time."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/cotton-growers-lose-money-current-market-price" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/cotton-growers-lose-money-current-market-price#comments Cotton Markets Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:59:00 +0000 109211 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>COTTON FARMERS are not making a profit; they&rsquo;re not even breaking even at the current price of 67 cents per pound.</p>