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Cottonseed Production Down, yet Prices Remain Steady

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Whole cottonseed is the best concentrate to extend forages

As expected, the 2013 cottonseed crop is one of the smallest in years, according to Larry Johnson, of Cottonseed LLC, La Crosse, Wis. Growers harvested 7.78 million acres of cotton in 2013 – the lowest total since 2009. Last year’s crop yielded 5.67 million tons of cottonseed, whereas the 2013 crop is projected to yield 4.357 million tons – a 25 percent decline.

Listen: Tom Wedegaertner chats with Lee Mielke about the drop in cottonseed supply

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

Lee Mielke, former syndicated farm broadcaster and editor of the Mielke Market Weekly, interviews Tom Wedegaertner of Cotton Incorporated about the tight supply of cottonseed this year. Tom suggests dairy producers look at locking in their new crop needs now. Visit Cottonseed Marketplace to connect with sellers and request a quote. Listen: Tom Wedegaertner chats [...]

New Crop Cottonseed Market Rallies in Face of Tight Supplies

Monday, May 20th, 2013

Reduced and delayed cotton planting, coupled with forage shortages, increase demand for the feedstuff CARY, N.C. (May 20, 2013) – New crop cottonseed supplies available to dairies are expected to remain tight as U.S. farmers swap cotton acres for corn and soybeans across many parts of the Cotton Belt. U.S. cotton production will likely drop [...]

Whole Cottonseed an ‘Excellent Buy’ this Fall; Diminished Supplies Expected in 2013

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Buy ahead to capitalize on the triple-nutrient supplier’s competitive value The Corn Belt’s widespread and severe drought sent corn and soybean prices soaring this growing season. With grain and oilseed prices rising disproportionately to milk and whole cottonseed prices, experts recommend dairy producers capitalize on the current competitive value of cottonseed to boost milk and [...]

Tom Wedegaertner discusses cottonseed’s value with DairyLine Radio’s Bill Baker

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Most feed commodities have increased dramatically in price, while the price of cottonseed has remained a good value. Right now there is a short term buying opportunity, but it’s not expected to last long. Get the details here.

Whole Cottonseed Supply to Remain Flat in 2012, Tighten in 2013

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

Competing crops threaten to cannibalize even more cotton acres in 2013 With the whole cottonseed dry spell expected to intensify in 2013, experts are urging dairy producers to consider locking in up to a year’s worth of the feedstuff. Cotton farmers planted 14 percent fewer cotton acres in 2012, explains Tom Wedegaertner, director of agricultural [...]

Tom Wedegaertner and Lee Mielke of DairyLine Radio chat about the Cottonseed Marketplace

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Tom Wedegaertner talks about the new method for ordering cottonseed through the Cottonseed Marketplace. Dairy producers can click on the “I am a Buyer” button on the homepage to instantly connect with sellers of whole cottonseed and request a quote. Participating merchants receive the inquiry and can reply directly and confidentially with a quote!

Cotton Incorporated Launches Online “Cottonseed Marketplace”

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Just one year after the launch of www.WholeCottonseed.com, Cotton Incorporated has rolled out “Cottonseed Marketplace,” a new program connecting buyers and sellers of whole cottonseed.

Severe Drought Accounts for 30 Percent of Crop Abandonment

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates project the 2011 cotton crop at 16.55 million bales, an increase of about 554,000 bales of cotton over last month’s figures, but still down 1.6 million bales from last season’s output. In Texas alone, which represents half of total U.S. cotton production, 87 percent [...]

Tom Wedegaertner Discusses Cottonseed Predictions with Lee Mielke on DairyLine Radio

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

The National Cotton Council recently released its 2011 planting intentions survey. Listen to Tom Wedegaertner of Cotton Incorporated and Lee Mielke of DairyLine Radio discuss this year’s cottonseed predictions. Corn is high and cottonseed is available! Read more about cottonseed predictions on Farm Journal’s AgWeb post.