Production Outlook / Acreage Stories

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Bloomberg Survey: U.S. Cotton Exports Will Surge Past USDA Forecast

April 8, 2009

By Shruti Date Singh Bloomberg U.S. cotton exports may top a government estimate on surging sales to mills in the

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USDA Planting Intentions: 8.81 Million Acres

March 31, 2009

All cotton plantings for 2009 are expected to total 8.81 million acres, 7% below last year and the lowest since

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First Half of 2007 Sees Lower Prices, Fewer Imports

March 24, 2009

According to the National Cotton Market Monitoring System (NCMMS), seed cotton sales progress reached 95.53% as of April 25, down

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Bangladesh Positioned to Import Record Highs in 2007

March 23, 2009

Last year’s weather was not favorable for cotton production in Bangladesh, so growth was small, but farmers got a good

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Will Premiums Drive Up Pima Acreage?

March 23, 2009

With a premium price approaching $1.50 per pound, could there be a rebound in Pima production in the West for

Acreage Takes Another Hit

March 19, 2009

While discussing potential 2009 cotton acreage a while back, someone remarked that they would be happy with an acreage figure

Getting Well … But With Some Nasty Medicine

March 12, 2009

Back in the 1700s and 1800s, armadas with hundreds of warships from Great Britain, France and Spain sailed around the

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

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,

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.

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

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

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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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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.

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Year-End Cotton Update from West Texas

December 18, 2017

Overall, 2017 has been a good year for U.S. cotton in terms of production and demand – especially in the Texas High Plains.

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Cotton Highlights from December WASDE Report

December 12, 2017

USDA’s WASDE report for December forecasts higher exports, slightly higher production and lower ending stocks to end the calendar year.

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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.