Cotton Production Stories

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U.S. Delegation Looks For Better Understanding

February 2, 2009

I recently had the opportunity to lead a delegation of U.S. cotton industry leaders on a 10-day tour of China’s

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Indian Exports Grow As Production Outpaces Consumption

January 29, 2009

Cotton has a special significance to the textile industry of India since it accounts for nearly 60% of our fiber

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The Past, Present, Future Of Chinese ELS Cotton

January 29, 2009

Extra-long staple (ELS) cotton saw a significant increase in production in China in the past two growing seasons, but this

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Clearing Up China’s Cloudy Forecasts

January 26, 2009

China’s rapid growth and development in the recent past has made the country the most dominant force in the cotton


Cotton Focus: Seed Planting And Technology

December 6, 2007

When cotton seed cost $350 per ton, the rule was to plant heavy and thin the stand later on if

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Cotton Highlights from March WASDE Report

March 8, 2018

March’s USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates show lower production, higher exports and lower ending stocks for the U.S., as world production, consumption and ending stocks all move slightly higher.

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AgriConnect Program Reveals Cotton Production Advancements to International Seed Company Executives

February 27, 2018

AgriThority, an agricultural science consultancy focused on accelerating new technologies to commercialization in markets around the world, introduced Chinese seed

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Cotton Remains King in the Tennessee Valley

February 26, 2018

Alabama's Tennessee Valley will lead the way as the state is on track to produce 1 million bales of cotton for the first time since 1955.

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Making Lessons Learned in TX Pay Off in 2018

February 22, 2018

Cotton Specialist Dr. Gaylon Morgan offers tips on what Texas producers can improve upon in the 2018 season.


Conservation Grant to Fund GA Cover Crop Research

February 16, 2018

A USDA-sponsored Conservation Innovation Grant will support ongoing University of Georgia research on cover crops and their effects on water quality and availability for row crop production.

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Clemson: Strong 2018 Cotton Outlook for SC

February 12, 2018

Last year was a record year for South Carolina cotton farmers, and the outlook for the crop appears strong for 2018.

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NCC Survey: 13.1 Million Acres of Cotton in 2018

February 10, 2018

The National Cotton Council’s annual Early Season Planting Intentions Survey predicts 13.1 million cotton acres this spring – up 3.7% from 2017.

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Cotton Highlights from February WASDE Report

February 8, 2018

February’s USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates show slightly lower U.S. exports and higher ending stocks, as world production and ending stocks move higher and global consumption dips.

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Research Shows Long-Term Economic Impact of Cover Crops

February 6, 2018

A 29-year study finds cover crops offer benefits with no-till cotton systems.

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Cotton Highlights from January WASDE Report

January 12, 2018

January’s USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates project slightly lower U.S. production and ending stocks, plus big increases in global consumption.

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Cotton Acreage on the Upswing for 2018

January 3, 2018

The U.S. cotton industry is poised to plant moderately more cotton in 2018, according to the annual Cotton Grower Acreage Survey.