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Mayers Resigns as Cotton Board CEO

February 23, 2010

Drayton Mayers has resigned as CEO of the Cotton Board. In a statement released on February 17, Larkin Martin, Chairman

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Setting The Record Straight

February 22, 2010

When Cotton Incorporated’s Jeanne Reeves set out to find a way to keep track of the company’s production costs on

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Rethinking Cotton Subsidies

February 22, 2010

U.S. cotton subsidies have come under intense scrutiny on the international scene recently, with the governing body of the World

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Preserving Cotton’s History

February 22, 2010

Back in 2008, Cotton Incorporated became a contributor to one of the most unique cotton museums in the United States.

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Report: Possible Price Spike Coming?

February 22, 2010

Fertilizer prices could see a spike in prices as demand picks up this spring, according to a Rabobank report. With

The Golden Ticket?

February 18, 2010

It’s been over a year since I toured the Cotton Incorporated facilities in Cary, NC, but I can remember just

U.S. Trade Official Calls for Implementation of Haitian Apparel

February 18, 2010

Reuters Doug Palmer (Editing by Eric Beech) The top U.S. trade official has urged clothing manufacturers and retailers to help

Cotton Prices Rise on Export Projections

February 9, 2010

By Elizabeth Campbell Bloomberg Cotton prices surged the most allowed by ICE Futures U.S., reaching a three-week high, after the

Rabobank Paints Bearish Grains Picture

February 2, 2010

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) corn prices collapsed following the release of the January USDA report. Prices had rallied over

CFTC: No Manipulation in March 2008 Cotton Price Rise

January 12, 2010

By Gregory Meyer FinancialTimes.com US regulators found no evidence of manipulation in a March 2008 price rise that shook the

There’s More to Cotton Than Lint

January 8, 2010

Will the value of cottonseed exceed the value of fiber one day? Is it a question or a puzzle aimed

Painting a New Profit Picture

January 4, 2010

Who was Roberto Goizueta? He was Chairman and CEO of the Coca-Cola Co. and he disturbed the present like no

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December Futures Prices? Ask Mother Nature.

July 23, 2017

Opinions differ on where December futures prices may go. But there’s no doubt that Mother Nature holds the key to forthcoming price activity.

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With Market Oversold, Is Bullish Return Near?

July 14, 2017

The cotton invert continues, as both the U.S. and Australian crops are oversold.

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Shurley: Prices Continue to Flounder in Lower Range

July 14, 2017

The July USDA crop production and supply and demand estimates report was not bad, but prices continue to show no improvement.

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Rain in India, U.S. Keeps Pressure on Prices

July 7, 2017

Beneficial rains in the U.S. and India kept pressure on cotton prices, as the December futures contract settled the past week unchanged.

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Shurley on Cotton: Where Did the Acres Go?

July 6, 2017

Dr. Don Shurley says the recent USDA Planted Acreage report did not deliver as expected, making times a bit confusing for producers looking to manage risk.

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Bulls Push Market on Heels of USDA Planting Report

July 5, 2017

Smaller than expected U.S. cotton plantings – and the potential smaller crop – caught the bulls’ attention in the market.

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Wrangler Joins Field to Market Sustainability Efforts

June 30, 2017

Wrangler is the first apparel brand to join the sustainable agriculture alliance.

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Cotton LEADS Adds HUGO BOSS to Partner Ranks

June 29, 2017

Global fashion house HUGO BOSS is the newest member of the Cotton LEADS program.

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Market Catching Its Breath After 10-Day Slide

June 23, 2017

After an unprecedented 10-day drop in prices, the market is trying to catch its breath.

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Mother Nature, Not Bulls, Managing the Market

June 16, 2017

Cotton prices took a big hit, and bullish signals are hard to find. Mother Nature is now in charge.

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USDA Seeks Cotton Board Nominees

June 15, 2017

USDA is seeking nominations for candidates to fill 13 member and 13 alternate positions on the Cotton Board.