The announcement of the first PhytoGen® brand variety with the Enlist™ cotton trait was met with great enthusiasm by growers …
March 1, 2016
PhytoGen cottonseed offers two varieties, PhytoGen® brand PHY 417 WRF and PHY 427 WRF, that give growers the opportunity to …
Georgia cotton consultant Michael Williams has a one-word answer to picking varieties: “Yield.” He’s not alone in that assessment. Those …
The cotton market continues to take it on the chin, as prices go nowhere and demand for cotton remains low.
Brandix Textiles Limited is the first COTTON USA licensee in Sri Lanka, a developing market for U.S. cotton exports.
In spite of the challenges in 2015, it’s good to remember that the marketing year is less than half over. There may yet be better opportunities down the road.
The disappointing decline is likely due to some of the bullish energy running out after the nice uptick we’ve experienced recently, plus a not so encouraging export report and the December USDA production and supply/demand numbers.
The market slipped a bit last week. But it’s set to crawl higher – backing and filling along the way, but with a positive upward bias.
The cotton market is demonstrating signs of life again. The U.S crop will be lower, and improved U.S. exports will hone sharp points on the old bull’s horns.
Growers can help protect their bottom line for 2016 through a combination of careful planting decisions and a thorough examination of marketing options.
Prices are finding increasing support around the 62-cent level. That may not be exciting, but firming up the floor in a very volatile and uncertain market is a good thing.
Cotton prices desperately need something to grab hold of to help build momentum.
The absence of almost anything resembling demand continues to keep cotton prices locked in a near 10-cent trading range.
U.S. fiber quality has been at a premium, especially for the last two crop seasons. This is expected to continue, but it is uncertain for how long and for what price.
Cotton futures had a few triple digit days this past week. Yet, thanks to a combination of influences, the bulls carried the week – if only slightly.
April was a good month for cotton prices. So far, May hasn’t been, but prices seem to be attempting a slight recovery.
There was scarce cotton news the market found interesting in the past week. Now, all eyes are on Mother Nature and the Chinese cotton auction for price direction.
Cotton prices continue to advance, thanks to stability from an unlikely source – China.
Although it’s a painful time for cotton right now, there are potential positive factors on the horizon that could eventually lead to better prices.
Cotton Incorporated has responded to a report pitting sustainable cotton production against conventional cotton, providing facts to fill gaps in the document.
Textile executives from 10 Korean companies are touring the Cotton Belt to observe U.S. cotton production, processing and marketing as part of the COTTON USA Korean Special Trade Mission.