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COTTON - HOLD ON TO YOUR BALES

U.S. cotton farmers are bracing for lower prices as cotton acreage is set to increase by an additional 11% this year, to 9.56 million acres. With prices under $60 a bale, producers are being forced to hedge as they are no longer receiving assistance against falling prices since 2014 (which was when old-fashioned cotton subsidies were removed from the Farm Bill that used to assist with price protection). 210 more words

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Dicamba Update - March 2016

The following statement has been prepared and released by Monsanto’s stewardship department.

At this time, no dicamba formulation is registered for in-crop use in Bollgard II XtendFlex cotton or Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans. 336 more words

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