Bacon County Ag Update

Cotton Marketing News– May 26, 2015

New crop Dec15 futures hover just above 64 cents today.  This is a continuation of the slide that began last week.  Since peaking at just under 67 cents back on the 15th, new crop prices have lost 2.74 cents/lb.  For the fourth time, prices hit that ceiling at 66 to 67 cents and just can’t muster enough to break through.  With today’s action, we also now sit at that important “trend of increasing support” line.  So, this week could become a test—the 62 to 67-cent range will likely hold but will the uptrend of increasing lows of support also hold and if so, will be market begin another “recovery”?  With the ceiling at 67 cents seemingly pretty firm and with the “uptrend of lows” if it holds, the price range is tightening.
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Irrigating Corn

Corn is a plant that is a little unforgiving.   Reducing stress is certainly the key to capturing yield potential and profit. Moisture management at an early age is key to managing plant stress.
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Rust and Southern Highbush Blueberry

Below is an update from Phil Brannen regarding rust and Blueberries. The rust epidemic appears to be taking off this year, and producers should be made aware that defoliation is possible if leaf spot materials are not applied; loss of leaves will impact plant health and impact next year’s yields. …
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