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ICAC: World Cotton Acreage to Continue to Decline in 2009/2010

March 11, 2009

World cotton area is projected to continue declining for the third consecutive season in 2009/10. Decreasing cotton returns, more attractive

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Growers Say Acreage Will Be Down In 2007

March 4, 2009

Throughout the country, cotton growers are expecting a decline in cotton acres due to several factors. High prices for corn,

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In the face of cotton acreage reduction … What’s A Gin To Do?

February 24, 2009

With the drastic reduction in cotton acreage in 2007, all segments of the industry have been hit, and hit hard.

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Acreage Down Slightly In 2008

February 19, 2009

Optimism was fleeting in 2007. The annual Cotton Grower Survey kicked off the 2007 season in January with growers telling

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Does Lower Acreage Mean Higher Prices?

February 11, 2009

Without question the hottest topic at this year’s Beltwide was cotton acreage for 2008. Cotton Grower’s annual grower survey published

Another Acreage Drop Coming

February 10, 2009

Cotton acreage will continue its freefall, according to the National Cotton Council’s 25th Annual Early Season Planting Intentions Survey that

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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Cotton Highlights from November WASDE Report

November 9, 2017

USDA’s WASDE report for November raises U.S. production to 21.4 million bales and shows upward revisions in world consumption based on new data.

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Arkansas 2018 Crop Enterprise Budgets Now Online

October 24, 2017

The 2018 Crop Enterprise Budgets from the University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture are now available online.

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Cotton Highlights from October WASDE Report

October 12, 2017

USDA’s WASDE report for October lowers U.S. production and export forecasts for the 2017 crop, while global projections rise slightly due to expected larger crops in other countries.

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Riding a Rising Market

August 30, 2017

California grower Aaron Barcellos relies on smart water use to help take full advantage of a rising Pima market and replenished water supplies.

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Cotton Highlights from August WASDE Report

August 10, 2017

Results from the first crop production survey for 2017 drive the numbers in USDA’s WASDE report for August – including forecasts for the highest U.S. production in 11 years.

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USDA: Planted Cotton Acres Up 20% in 2017

June 30, 2017

USDA’s 2017 Planted Acres report, issued today, shows planted area for U.S. cotton at 12.1 million acres – 20% above last year.

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USDA Report Shows 12.2 Million Acres for 2017

March 31, 2017

USDA’s Prospective Plantings report indicates that 12.2 million acres of cotton will be planted in the U.S. in 2017.

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Strong Exports Helping Drive Higher Cotton Prices

March 23, 2017

Growers can expect to make at least 5 to 6 cents more per pound of cotton than this time last year, primarily due to increased exports.

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NCC Projects 11 Million U.S. Cotton Acres in 2017

February 11, 2017

The National Cotton Council is projecting a total of 11.0 million acres of cotton to be planted in the U.S. in 2017.

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2017 Looks Like a Good Year for SC Cotton Growers

February 1, 2017

South Carolina cotton growers can expect to see a better year in 2017, says a Clemson University economist.

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USDA: 10 Million Cotton Acres Planted in 2016

July 1, 2016

USDA’s first acreage report for 2016 shows that U.S. cotton growers have planted 10 million acres in 2016 – a 17% jump above last year's plantings.