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Brazil to be Model for Venezuelan Cotton Comeback

October 2, 2013

The Venezuela-based Grupo Teleras Maracy, a leading textile group in Venezuela, has proposed a plan to promote the cultivation of

Market Analysis

Nicosia: Change in China Policy Could Impact Imports, Prices

August 20, 2013

As long as China maintains its current import policy, it’s going to remain a large importer of cotton to help

Cotton Production

Open Bolls Appearing in U.S. Cotton Crop

August 19, 2013

The U.S. cotton crop held its own over the past week, with reports of open bolls in many areas and

Cotton Production

2013 Crop in the Ground and Catching Up Quickly

June 17, 2013

Based on the June 17 cotton progress report issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), cotton planting for the

News

USDA Reduces U.S. Cotton Production Forecast to 13.6 Million Bales

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: Slow Rise in Planted Cotton Acreage, Reports USDA

April 22, 2013

Cotton growers in California and Arizona continued their fierce planting pace in the past week, with both states jumping at

USDA Reports Eight Percent of Cotton Acres Planted by April 15

April 16, 2013

Based on the April 15 USDA Crop Planting Progress Report, the 2013 U.S. cotton crop is off to a slow

USDA Projects 10 Million Cotton Acres for 2013

March 28, 2013

By Jim Steadman jsteadman@meistermedia.com   USDA issued its 2013 Prospective Plantings report March 28, and the news for cotton was

Encouraging Signs from the Cotton Market

January 11, 2013

NY futures continued to trade sideways this week, with March moving just 19 points lower to close at 75.20 cents.

Plexus: 2013 Brings an Enigmatic Cotton Market

January 10, 2013

As we enter a new year, we are confronted with one of the more bizarre and enigmatic cotton situations in

Cotton Grower Magazine Annual Acreage Survey: The Slide Continues

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

OA Cleveland: Starting Steady In The New Year

January 9, 2013

Led by new crop, that is the December 2013 contract, all futures contracts either moved higher or held near unchanged

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Production Outlook / Acreage

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.

Production Outlook / Acreage

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.

Production Outlook / Acreage

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.

Production Outlook / Acreage

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.

Production Outlook / Acreage

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.

Production Outlook / Acreage

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.

Production Outlook / Acreage

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.

Production Outlook / Acreage

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.

Production Outlook / Acreage

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.

Production Outlook / Acreage

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.

Production Outlook / Acreage

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.