Production Outlook / Acreage Stories
January 10, 2014
In a bit of surprise, the January 2014 World Supply and Demand Report found more cotton in the world and …
August 20, 2013
As long as China maintains its current import policy, it’s going to remain a large importer of cotton to help …
June 14, 2013
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has reduced its 2013/14 cotton production forecast to 13.6 million bales, primarily due …
April 22, 2013
Cotton growers in California and Arizona continued their fierce planting pace in the past week, with both states jumping at …
April 16, 2013
Based on the April 15 USDA Crop Planting Progress Report, the 2013 U.S. cotton crop is off to a slow …
March 28, 2013
By Jim Steadman firstname.lastname@example.org USDA issued its 2013 Prospective Plantings report March 28, and the news for cotton was …
January 11, 2013
NY futures continued to trade sideways this week, with March moving just 19 points lower to close at 75.20 cents. …
January 10, 2013
As we enter a new year, we are confronted with one of the more bizarre and enigmatic cotton situations in …
January 9, 2013
In keeping with projections from cotton economists and industry leaders, cotton producers from across the U.S. say they’ll be drawing …
October 21, 2014
Cotton Incorporated will conduct its 2014 Crop Management Seminar on November 12-13 at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center. And attendees can expect an economic and environmental focus on keeping cotton sustainable.
September 11, 2014
Based on information contained in USDA’s September World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates Report, U.S. cotton production and exports for 2014 will both be down over earlier projections.
August 13, 2014
The National Cotton Council applauded the announcement that the Stacked Income Protection Plan – or STAX – will be available to upland cotton producers in 2015 through the federal crop insurance program.
August 9, 2014
USDA has developed a New Farmer website as a resource to help guide the next generation of farmers through the challenges of starting and building a farming operation.
August 8, 2014
Cotton growers have from August 11 until October 7 to enroll for the Cotton Transition Assistance Program, an interim payment program created by the 2014 Farm Bill.
July 28, 2014
The USDA Crop Progress report for July 27 shows squaring and boll set numbers on target with the five-year averages, and overall crop condition well above the same week last year.
July 21, 2014
According to the July 20 USDA Crop Progress report, squaring and boll set numbers are now above the five-year averages for the date, and overall crop condition remains unchanged in the past week.
July 14, 2014
According to the July 13 USDA Crop Progress report, the 2014 cotton crop is fruiting quickly and is now right in line with the five-year averages for this date.
July 7, 2014
The July 6 Crop Progress report shows that 2014 cotton acres are running slightly behind last year in terms of squaring and boll set, but are in far better condition at this time than the 2013 crop.
July 2, 2014
U.S. cotton acres for 2014 are up nine percent over last year, according to the USDA Acreage report released June 30.