October 24, 2014
The same record that has been spinning for weeks is still playing. The 61 to 62 cent price resistance holds firm, attempts to close above 65 cents continue to be thwarted, and the potential for a short covering rally lingers strong in the background.
September 29, 2014
Weighed down by unexpected announcements from China, cotton prices continued to trend lower and confusion reigned, as traders attempted to decipher the actual Chinese cotton policy.
September 19, 2014
The current trading range continues, as the market analyzes the impact of flooding in the U.S., continued dryness in Australia and the first initial official announcement by the Chinese government with respect to its new cotton policy.
September 12, 2014
USDA’s September World Supply Demand report gives us no reason to believe that the narrow 62 to 72 cents trading range will change in the coming month. But the market will likely draw its direction from Mother Nature in the coming weeks.
November 28, 2014
According to USDA's 2014 Farm Sector Income Forecast report, net farm income for the year is projected to be down more than 23 percent from 2013.
November 26, 2014
The annual Replicated Agronomic Cotton Evaluation trial results for the South, East and Central Regions of Texas are now available from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.
November 25, 2014
The National Cotton Council and other U.S. agricultural associations have joined together in a letter asking President Obama to intervene with union and maritime organizations to restore West Coast ports to full operation while they continue negotiations.
November 21, 2014
The recent COTTON USA Sourcing USA Summit brought representatives from global sourcing companies together with the U.S. cotton industry to discuss the advantages of U.S.-grown cotton.
Raising More Profit
November 19, 2014
U.S. cotton growers can make their fiber more desirable – and potentially more profitable – in the global market by producing the higher quality that cotton mills and consumers want and by marketing their fiber through the e3 cotton program.
November 18, 2014
According to the Business Standard, government officials in India, China and Pakistan are working to put programs in place to protect their countries’ growers in the face of falling cotton prices.
November 18, 2014
A new webcast focusing on whitefly and virus management has been added to the Focus on Cotton online webcast resource.