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New crop U.S. cotton stocks climb, rice dips

The USDA made modest adjustments to the domestic new crop cotton and rice ending stocks estimates. The rice carryout for next marketing year is now pegged at 44.5 million hundredweight, down 1 million from May on a larger old crop export guess, now at... Read More.

Cotton, rice acres rise

The USDA anticipates higher cotton and rice planted area. Upland cotton acres are seen at 10.47 million, up 4% on the year, with static to higher planted area for most states. Acreage for all types of rice is projected at 2.932 million acres, 1% more... Read More.

U.S. cotton, rice ending stocks down modestly

The USDA tightened the domestic balance sheets for cotton and rice just a little bit. U.S. rice ending stocks are pegged at 41.5 million hundredweight, 1 million below February on a higher export estimate, now at 88 million tons. The average 2023/24 farm price... Read More.

Cotton production down as rice rises

U.S. rice production rose in 2023 as cotton production fell. The USDA says 218.291 million hundredweight of all types of rice were produced last year, up 36% from 2022, thanks to larger acreage totals and a higher average yield at 7,649 pounds per acre.... Read More.