In this Issue:
  • Cotton Marketing News – Higher than Expected Acreage Impacts Prices
  • March Cattle Market Price Watch
  • Forest Stewardship Workshop : Sell Your Timber for What it’s Worth – May 25
  • Cotton Marketing News: New Crop Strength and Outlook
  • 2017 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course Presentations and Highlights
  • February Florida Cattle Market Price Watch
  • Cotton Marketing News: A Lot Going On and a Lot to Digest
  • January Florida Cattle Market Price Watch
  • Cotton Marketing News: Improved Market Provides Opportunity
  • Timber Tax Workshops for Landowners, Foresters, Accountants, and Attorneys – January 23, 26, or 31
  • Economics

    Cotton Marketing News – Higher than Expected Acreage Impacts Prices

    Don Shurley, Cotton Economist, UGA Professor Emeritus

    US cotton producers say they intend to plant 12.23 million acres of cotton this year—up 21.4% from last year.  This number, released March 31, is higher than most pre-report expectations.  The National Cotton Council survey-based estimate back in early February was 11.0 million acres.  USDA-ERS in …

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    March Cattle Market Price Watch

    The August 2017 Feeder Cattle futures contract increased by $8.32/cwt. during March. Based on this futures price increase, August Feeder Cattle revenues increased by approximately $62.40/head ($8.32/cwt. * 7.5 cwt.) on a 750-pound feeder steer which amounts to $4,160.00/truckload (50,000 lbs.). The August Feeder Cattle futures contract high, contract low, and price range …

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    Forest Stewardship Workshop : Sell Your Timber for What it’s Worth – May 25

    May 25, 2017 9:00 am– 2:00 pm ET UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center
    155 Research Road, Quincy, FL,32351

    Join us to learn the necessary steps to get the best return on your timber investment and meet your forest management objectives. This workshop will cover local timber markets, the …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/04/07/forest-stewardship-workshop-sell-your-timber-for-what-its-worth-may-25/

    Cotton Marketing News: New Crop Strength and Outlook

    Don Shurley, Cotton Economist, UGA Professor Emeritus

    Eighty cent fever is running rampant.  New crop December 17 futures have made a great run and the uptrend is strong.  Support seems to be firm.  New crop cotton has gained almost a nickel since the first of the year.  Currently, old crop May 17 futures …

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    2017 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course Presentations and Highlights

    The annual Panhandle Row Crop Short Course was hosted by Jackson County Extension on Thursday, March 2, 2017.  Extension Specialists from Florida, Georgia, and Alabama spoke to attendees providing production recommendations and various management tips for row crops farmers. Continuing education units (CEUs) were offered at the event for those with a restricted use pesticide license (Florida, …

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    February Florida Cattle Market Price Watch

    The August 2017 Feeder Cattle futures contract increased by $4.58/cwt. during February. Based on this futures price increase, August Feeder Cattle revenues increased by approximately $34.35/head ($4.58/cwt. * 7.5 cwt.) on a 750-pound feeder steer which amounts to $2,290.00/truckload (50,000 lbs.). The August Feeder Cattle futures contract high, contract low, and price range …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/03/03/february-florida-cattle-market-price-watch/

    Cotton Marketing News: A Lot Going On and a Lot to Digest

    Don Shurley, Cotton Economist, UGA Professor Emeritus

    The 2017 cotton market appears to be on increasingly stable and improved economic footing compared to 2016.  Prices for the 2017 crop (Dec17 futures) have now (this week) edged above 74 cents and the highest level since early August.  Prices are 14 cents per pound higher …

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    January Florida Cattle Market Price Watch

    The August 2017 Feeder Cattle futures contract decreased by $1.20/cwt. during January.  Based on this futures price decrease, August Feeder Cattle revenues decreased by approximately $9.00/head ($1.20/cwt. * 7.5 cwt.) on a 750-pound feeder steer which amounts to $600.00/truckload (50,000 lbs.). The August Feeder Cattle futures contract high, contract low, and price range …

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    Cotton Marketing News: Improved Market Provides Opportunity

    March futures have improved.  January has thus far been a good month.  The big question and the uncertainty is whether or not this will last.  No one can be sure.  So if you’re a producer and have been looking for an opportunity to sell a portion of remaining 2016 crop, January has thus far …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/01/20/cotton-marketing-news-improved-market-provides-opportunity/

    Timber Tax Workshops for Landowners, Foresters, Accountants, and Attorneys – January 23, 26, or 31

    The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is offering workshops on income tax issues related to owning timberland and the production of forest products. The following topics will be covered:

    • Tax aspects of acquiring land
    • Allocating basis
    • Setting up timber accounts
    • Using separately identifiable properties
    • Calculating depletion allowance
    • Reporting income from harvesting timber
    • Reporting the cost of …

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