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2011 ANNUAL PREVIEW: Keeping Things All in the Family

December 9, 2010

At the 69th Plenary Meeting of the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) in Lubbock, Executive Director Terry Townsend began his

Market Analysis

There Are Sunny Times Ahead for U.S. Agriculture

December 9, 2010

If the research of internationally renowned author Joel Kotkin is accurate, agriculture will be a growth industry in the United

Market Analysis

Future Bright for U.S. Agriculture Industry

December 7, 2010

Dr. Seshadri Ramkumar Texas Tech University Agriculture will be a growth industry in the United States for the next forty

Market Analysis

Why Cotton Prices Will Not Go Down

December 7, 2010

By Dr. O. A. Cleveland Professor Emeritus, Mississippi State University For Bayer CropScience Cotton prices have enjoyed the most fantastic

Market Analysis

Dollar Cotton for How Long?

December 7, 2010

I remember an amusing story about a group of grain traders traveling to Russia with the expectations of making a

“Fair Trade Certified” Clothing Now Availble in United States

December 2, 2010

As a part of a two-year pilot test, Fair Trade USA will make a full range of “Fair Trade Certified“

Holiday Shoppers Will Feel Impact of High Cotton Prices

November 23, 2010

Gap Inc., J.C. Penney Co. and other U.S. retailers may have to pay Chinese suppliers as much as 30 percent

‘Pass the Buck’ Cotton Stories to Continue

November 22, 2010

By Roger Haldenby Plains Cotton Growers A month ago December ’10 cotton was at $1.09. As the market shot spaceward

Cotton Rises to Fifth Straight Record On Global Supply Concern

November 9, 2010

Bloomberg Cotton futures advanced to a record for the fifth straight session Monday on concern that a decline in production

Dollar Cotton for the 2011 Crop?

November 2, 2010

Dr. O.A. Cleveland Professor Emeritus, Mississippi State University The trading for the week ending October 29 saw another historical high.

Winfield Solutions Offering $1,000 Scholarships for Ag Students

November 2, 2010

Winfield Solutions, LLC is keeping the tradition of the Careers in Agriculture Scholarship Program, by announcing the offering today. Scholarships

Under Armour Makes Friends with Cotton

October 28, 2010

Despite introducing a controversial ad campaign several years ago to declare that “cotton is the enemy,” performance apparel manufacturer Under

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Market Analysis

Cotton Prices Settle, Poised to Climb Again

February 16, 2018

The market’s downside move appears to be over, ending a three-week downturn.

Marketing

Calculating PLC Payments for the Seed Cotton Program

February 13, 2018

In the second in a series of articles, University of Georgia economists focus on how PLC payments are calculated under the new seed cotton program.

Market Analysis

Cotton Futures Nudge Higher, Despite Forecast for Rising U.S. Sowings

February 13, 2018

Cotton futures nudged higher, despite a much-watched survey on U.S. sowings showing a seven-year high, as the estimate came in

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USDA Announces New Cotton Board Appointments

February 12, 2018

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has appointed 13 members, 13 alternate members and one advisor to serve three-year terms on The Cotton Board.

Marketing

The Bipartisan Budget Act: All About Cotton and Generic Base

February 11, 2018

University of Georgia Extension economists explain what farmers and landowners need to know now about cotton and generic base.

Market Analysis

NCC: Multiple Factors Offer Mixed Signals for Cotton

February 11, 2018

According to NCC economists, a few key factors will shape the U.S. cotton industry’s 2018 economic outlook.

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Schneider to Head Cotton Council International in 2018

February 10, 2018

Ted Schneider, a producer from Lake Providence, LA, will serve as president of Cotton Council International (CCI) for 2018.

Market Analysis

Talking Curveballs, Credibility and Carryovers

February 9, 2018

The February WASDE report served up a curve ball that caught the industry off guard. For the sake of USDA’s reputation, I hope they are correct.

Market Analysis

Still Optimistic, but Fundamentals Do Rule the Market

February 3, 2018

Last week’s price correction was overdue, yet the market is still positive. But it’s best to remember that the simple fundamentals of supply and demand do rule the day.

Marketing

Schniers Brothers are 2017 Marketers of the Year

February 1, 2018

2017 Marketers of the Year Doyle and Daryl Schniers rely on a variety of strategies – plus a little gut feel – when marketing their cotton.

Market Analysis

“Here We Go Again” as Market Preps Another Run

January 26, 2018

The price breakout above 80 cents continues to build its base in the very low 80s as it prepares for its next challenge to the 85 cent level.