Tagged Don Shurley (Page 3)
December 22, 2015
In spite of the challenges in 2015, it’s good to remember that the marketing year is less than half over. There may yet be better opportunities down the road.
December 14, 2015
The disappointing decline is likely due to some of the bullish energy running out after the nice uptick we’ve experienced recently, plus a not so encouraging export report and the December USDA production and supply/demand numbers.
November 30, 2015
Prices are finding increasing support around the 62-cent level. That may not be exciting, but firming up the floor in a very volatile and uncertain market is a good thing.
November 16, 2015
Cotton prices desperately need something to grab hold of to help build momentum.
November 2, 2015
U.S. fiber quality has been at a premium, especially for the last two crop seasons. This is expected to continue, but it is uncertain for how long and for what price.
October 14, 2015
It’s been a disappointing and frustrating year price-wise. Upside price potential is still out there, but growers have to carefully evaluate the available alternatives and the potential outcome of each if prices go up – or down.
September 25, 2015
The late New York Yankee great Yogi Berra once said, “When you get to a fork in the road, take it.” Undoubtedly, cotton prices may have reached Yogi’s fork.
September 14, 2015
USDA’s September numbers are not likely to help move prices out of the 62 to 67 cent range they’ve been in for the past 11 months.
August 27, 2015
Cotton’s wild ride continues, thanks to a constant barrage of economic and policy forces.
August 12, 2015
The past few weeks have not been kind to cotton. But new USDA crop reports may act like the referee stepping in to stop the damage just in time.
July 24, 2015
The goal of 70 cents is still possible, but each passing day likely lowers the odds that we can get there. We just need to make sure we know what our alternatives are and act accordingly.
July 13, 2015
If cotton prices were a piece of heavy farm machinery, the market would have a serious compaction problem, tracking over the same ground time after time after time.
June 12, 2015
Cotton growers are optimistically waiting for prices to break to the upside. But patience is wearing thin.
May 27, 2015
Amid the volatility and unknowns of the cotton market, this much we know – cotton production in 2015 will require patience, a clear understanding of the risks and careful evaluation of marketing tools and choices.
May 13, 2015
USDA’s May WASDE report contains the first U.S. and World estimates for the 2015 crop year, and the numbers are about as expected – some better than expected.
April 10, 2015
Now that old crop has clearly broken through 65 cent ceiling, there is belief that prices will continue to trek higher toward a new “testing ground.”
March 31, 2015
The March 31 USDA Prospective Plantings report of 9.55 million cotton acres is slightly higher than most other pre-report expectations. Now, it’s time for the market to focus on other matters.
Around The Gin
March 15, 2018
PhytoGen has added five new varieties with WideStrike 3 Insect Protection and the Enlist cotton trait to its existing portfolio of W3FE varieties for 2018.
March 13, 2018
Preliminary data from its second commercial season shows that Indigo Cotton demonstrated an average yield gain of 14% in commercial fields of West Texas.
March 7, 2018
Online pricing and hedging tool adds custom pricing functionality and mobile access.
March 6, 2018
PhytoGen brand varieties continued their success in university Extension variety trials in 2017.
February 27, 2018
A free mobile app to help growers and applicators successfully apply XtendiMax Herbicide with VaporGrip Technology is now available from Monsanto.