Burke – Jenkins Ag News

Cotton Marketing News

Cotton prices as of February 13 were 14 cents higher than a year ago. There are several factors which have contributed to the upward trend. USDA raised the 2016 exports to 12.7 million bales, which is 200K bales higher than the January estimate. As Dr. Shurley states sales have been…
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**Reminder**Jenkins County 2017 Production Meetings

  Fertility and Irrigation Management for Corn and major row crops–Wednesday, February 15, 12:00 Jenkins County Ag Center.  Dr. Glen Harris and Dr. Wes Porter will present information on fertility and irrigation management.  While a good portion of the data will be geared toward corn, these specialists will be presenting…
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Aphids in Cotton

Cotton aphid numbers have been increasing over the last couple of weeks.  Aphids generally build to moderate numbers and may eventually crash due to a naturally occurring fungus.  Once the aphid fungus is detected in a field, we would expect the aphid population to crash within a week or less. …
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Cotton Marketing News

Dec16 Cotton has recently moved higher than any prices seen in almost two years. This came in response to the latest numbers from the USDA monthly supply and demand numbers. Please see the attached report from Dr. Don Shurley.
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