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  • Bloomberg Cotton

    Promising North Carolina Cotton Yields

    Dec 11, 2017 01:01 PM

    According to the USDA, nearly all of the cotton crop has been picked, and now the gins are hard at work.

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  • HEIL PAN

    Heil Yeah: Farm Kid is New Cotton King of the North

    Dec 10, 2017 08:08 PM

    Just an hour and forty-fives south of the Iowa state line, 15-year-old Garrett Heil’s cotton is a testament to the determination of a remarkable farmer not old enough to qualify for a driver’s license. Heil has succeeded in producing cotton deep in the pocket of the Midwest.

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    Something in Red

    Dec 08, 2017 03:31 PM

    There is a lot of red around during the Christmas season. You see red poinsettias, red Santa Claus outfits, red bows on packages and red lights among others on the Christmas trees. We seem to be carrying that theme a little too far! Of the 11 commodities in our weekly table, nine of them were showing red ink for this week.

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  • Dicamba damage

    Monsanto Moves to Stop Arkansas from Banning Dicamba

    Dec 05, 2017 02:59 PM

    Monsanto moves to stop Arkansas from banning weed killer

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    Carrot or Stick Time

    Dec 01, 2017 04:01 PM

    Ag tradition has it that you can motivate certain animals (or people) two ways. You can use the carrot or the stick. Move them forward with a promise of a tasty treat (by the way, usually kept just out of reach on a string) or the threat of discomfort/pain via a stick, a buggy whip or $2.50 corn prices. The markets are well versed in using these techniques if producers are reluctant to sell the cash commodities. Small rallies are the carrot, while grinding declines or limit down days are sticks.

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    Lets Talk Chicken

    Nov 24, 2017 02:55 PM

    Cold storage stocks of turkey were the largest since 2008 and 2009. That said, they aren’t record large, and have been following a very typical seasonal pattern. A big drop in inventory is expected by November 30, with a slight build typical for December. The larger problem for all of the meat markets is chicken. Frozen and chilled chicken stocks (surplus of production over disappearance) typically build into year end. They were already record large on October 31 at 868.3 million pounds.

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    Rise of the Phoenix

    Nov 17, 2017 04:13 PM

    In mythology, a phoenix is a long lived bird that in some variants dies by self-combusting, and then is reborn from the ashes. See Wikipedia for a more complicated discussion. Here the issue is the soybean market, and maybe the corn market.

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