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It’s a Jeans World: Doing it with Denim

March 31, 2010

It’s really no mystery why some of our most useful inventions have roots that date back hundreds of years. After

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Quicker to Market

March 31, 2010

Denim is big business for Plains Cotton Cooperative Association (PCCA), a farmer-owned marketing cooperative headquartered in Lubbock, Texas, USA. “We’re

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Cottonseed Oil Makes Prime Time

March 31, 2010

Cottonseed oil played a leading role in a February episode of Food Tech, the popular series on the U.S.-based cable

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High and Dry

March 31, 2010

The fast pace of today’s busy lifestyles require active wear with form-and-function features that deliver at the office and in

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A Big Day for Acreage, and Cotton Prices Too

March 30, 2010

I don’t know if I’ve mentioned it here before, but this past fall the company sent me over to Liverpool,

USDA Unveils Cotton Board Appointments

March 30, 2010

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the appointment of 9 members and 10 alternate members to the Cotton Board. The

India Will Allow Duty-Free Market Access to LDCs

March 25, 2010

Press Trust of India India has informed the World Trade Organization (WTO) that it will ensure that the least-developed countries

India Will Allow Duty-Free Market Access to LDCs

March 24, 2010

Press Trust of India India has informed the World Trade Organization (WTO) that it will ensure that the least-developed countries

Right Choices Now Mean High Plains Cotton Profit Later

March 23, 2010

Steve Byrns It’s cold, wet and rainy across the Texas High Plains, but armchair decisions made now by cotton farmers

All Grown Up?

March 23, 2010

We’re fast approaching an anniversary for Cotton247.com, and I’d be remiss if I didn’t tell you about it. In April,

Brooks Brothers Launches Supima Promotions

March 22, 2010

For nearly 20 years, Brooks Brothers has relied on Supima as the fiber of choice for many of its most

Building Demand Enhancement Vehicles

March 16, 2010

Sometimes the hardest part of developing a cotton demand enhancement program is determining the proper starting point, and taking the

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Cotton Board Opens Contest for Calendar Photos

September 20, 2017

The Cotton Board is looking for photo entries for the organization’s 2018 Industry Calendar. There will be prizes.

Market Analysis

USDA Spins Market with Record Supply-to-Use Ratio

September 15, 2017

Hurricanes were but a mere hiccup for the world and U.S. crops. Instead, USDA spun some record-setting numbers that left the market dizzy.

Promotion

Key Global Customers to See “The Cotton the World Trusts”

September 15, 2017

Textile manufacturing executives from 15 countries will visit the U.S. Cotton Belt September 25-29 for the 40th COTTON USA Orientation Tour sponsored by Cotton Council International.

Market Analysis

Shurley: Cotton Makes a Hard Landing

September 15, 2017

Following USDA’s September numbers, December cotton seems to have landed back in the 69-cent, pre-Harvey area.

Market Analysis

Higher Prices Holding as Winds Keep Blowing

September 10, 2017

An ill wind is blowing amidst the chaotic cotton trading wrought by back to back hurricanes slamming into two of the country’s major cotton producing regions. But which way does the wind blow?

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Cotton Inc, Bloomingdale’s Launch Digital Cotton Fashion Shopping

September 7, 2017

Cotton Incorporated and Bloomingdale’s have teamed to launch the first 60-second, shoppable fashion show for cotton apparel.

Market Analysis

Post Harvey, 75 Cents Back in Cotton’s Sights

September 2, 2017

It remains to be seen if the greater loss from Harvey will be to cotton quantity or quality. But it likely means a wider trading range, with 75 cents now possible.

Market Analysis

Shurley: Storms and Other Unknowns for September

September 1, 2017

September could be interesting. Loss evaluation from Harvey will still be underway, and all eyes are watching Irma. How will it all impact USDA’s September report…if at all?

Market Analysis

Hurricane Harvey Leaves Several Market Scenarios

September 1, 2017

Following Hurricane Harvey’s rampage through East and Coastal Texas, cotton growers face several possible outcomes based on the level of damage to their fields.

Market Analysis

Market Watching for Harvey’s Impact on U.S. Crop

August 25, 2017

Hurricane Harvey blew prices to triple digit gains on the week. Now, the market will assess crop damage to see if the storm blew up crop projections as well.

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Cotton Board Ups Funding for Cottonseed Marketing

August 24, 2017

An additional $100,000 is being devoted to increasing demand for cottonseed in the dairy feeding industry.