Marketing Stories

Promotion

Cotton Inc. Takes the Show on the Road

August 25, 2009

Stuart Elliot The New York Times The song “Dixie” located the land of cotton as “way down south.” A promotion,

Promotion

Cotton Board Sets World Record With Donated Denim

August 24, 2009

In an effort to teach kids about recycling and how cotton denim can be recycled into housing insulation, Cotton Incorporated,

Marketing

USDA: Corn and Soybean Crops May Deflate Price Boom

August 18, 2009

via Reuters U.S. farmers this year will reap their largest soybean crop ever and their second-largest corn crop, mammoth harvests

Marketing

Cotton Rallies as Dollar Drops

August 4, 2009

Bloomberg Cotton prices jumped the most allowed by ICE Futures U.S. as the dollar dropped and equities advanced, boosting demand

Marketing

Keeping Up with Cotton’s Prices

August 4, 2009

Every time I think I have it figured out, I figure out I don’t. Just a couple of weeks ago,

Cotton Inc. Launches Sustainability Focused Web Site

June 19, 2009

Cotton Incorporated recently launched a new sustainability-oriented Web site: http://CottonToday.cottoninc.com. The Cotton Today site is a resource chronicling the continuing

Robb Elected Chairman of Commodity Roundtable

June 3, 2009

At the recent meeting of the Commodity Roundtable, a consortium of executives representing our nation’s commodity boards, the Cotton Board’s

How Dead Is Doha?

June 1, 2009

The failure of July’s Doha Round talks translated into more of the same from representatives of seven of the world’s

Making Tough Decisions

June 1, 2009

Just as escalating costs continue placing great strains on your cotton growing operation, Cotton Incorporated is also forced to make

Partners In Promotion

June 1, 2009

Based in Memphis, TN, the Cotton Board is the oversight and administrative arm of the Cotton Research & Promotion Program,

Cotton Demand Facing Difficult Climate

May 27, 2009

By their very definition, markets are places where parties with competing goals come together. Sellers are trying to sell at

The Time is Right

May 11, 2009

For two generations of consumers, “The Touch, The Feel of Cotton ― The Fabric of Our Lives” were the lyrics

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Market Analysis

Cotton Prices Reach Upper Third of Historical Range

March 17, 2017

The cotton bull made another impressive stand on the past week, as cotton prices continue to hold in the upper one-third of its historical price range.

Market Analysis

Shurley on Cotton: New Crop Strength and Outlook

March 13, 2017

Four factors are driving the new crop strength and outlook for cotton in 2017.

Market Analysis

It Bears Repeating – Price New Crop Now!

March 13, 2017

Two things to keep in mind: If you like the price enough to plant cotton, then like the price enough to sell some of it. And, December futures are expected to move 10-15 cents lower.

Market Analysis

Grab Hold. The Bulls Are Running!

March 6, 2017

The cotton bull, with freshly sharpened and longer horns, has broken out and is trying to push old crop May and July contracts above 80 cents.

Market Analysis

Cleveland: Of Export Sales, USDA Numbers and BCI

February 27, 2017

Dr. O.A. Cleveland praises U.S. cotton exports, muses about USDA predictions and calculations, and ponders the role of Better Cotton Initiative in the U.S.

Market Analysis

Time for Growers to Start Pricing Their 2017 Crop

February 17, 2017

Dr. O.A. Cleveland believes growers should price at least 50% of their anticipated 2017 crop now with the December ICE contract above 74 cents.

Market Analysis

Shurley on Cotton: A Lot Going on and a Lot to Digest

February 13, 2017

The 2017 cotton market appears to be on increasingly stable and improved economic footing compared to 2016.

Promotion

Esteve to Lead Cotton Council International in 2017

February 11, 2017

Eduardo (Eddy) Esteve, a cotton merchant from Dallas, TX, will serve as president of Cotton Council International for 2017.

Market Analysis

NCC: U.S. Cotton Industry Hinges on World Demand, China, Global Supply

February 11, 2017

According to NCC economists, several key questions will shape the 2017 economic outlook for the U.S. cotton industry.

Market Analysis

Market Fueled by Demand, Mills and Shrinking Carryover

February 10, 2017

Cotton futures continue to hold tight to the 75-76 cent level, thanks to ever-increasing demand, mill indecision and shrinking world carryover.

Market Analysis

78 Cent Cotton? The Opportunities are There.

February 6, 2017

Titanic bullishness has captured the cotton market, providing opportunities for nearby cotton futures prices to top 78 cents.