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Bulls In Charge of Cotton-Price Run

September 7, 2010

Cotton for December 2010 delivery rose to 92.82 cents per pound Tuesday morning – the highest since March 5, 2008


Cotton Falls From 30-Month High On Speculative Selling

August 30, 2010

By Debarati Roy Bloomberg Cotton prices dropped from a 30- month high in New York amid signs of speculative selling.


Cotton Inc.: Temik Phase Out Highlights Needs for Research

August 24, 2010

Nematodes are the number one yield-robbing disease in cotton. Because Temik is the most widely used nematicide in cotton today,


Cotton Drops on Signs Rally Went Too Far

August 18, 2010

By Elizabeth Campbell Bloomberg Businessweek Cotton futures fell on speculation that last week’s rally to a four-month high had gone


Cotton Board Moves Offices

July 27, 2010

To reduce operating costs and improve space use efficiency, the Cotton Board recently reviewed its current office lease and compared

Exiled on Wall Street

July 26, 2010

It’s always a little funny when a journalist gets in over his or her head. No one knows this better

Upcoming Cotton Causes Seek Diversity

July 20, 2010

As Certified Importer and Producer Organizations caucus this summer to nominate candidates for leadership positions within the Cotton Research &

The Role of Cotton Arbitration & Testing General Organization in Maintaining The Quality of Egyptian Cotton and its Competitiveness in The International Market

July 19, 2010

For the importance of cotton as a strategic crop, the state undertakes a special care for maintaining its existance, continuance

Monsanto Fined $2.5 Million for Misbranded Cotton Seed

July 15, 2010

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has fined Monsanto Co. $2.5 million for violations regarding the misbranding of cotton seed

Foreign Cotton Production and Demand Drives U.S. Market

July 6, 2010

By Dr. Carl G. Anderson Special to Cotton Grower Foreign cotton stocks are projected to be the lowest in seven

Taking the U.S. Crop to Market

June 30, 2010

It’s possible the effects of the global market rebound are resonating more strongly in the U.S. than in any other


June 30, 2010

Cotton prices approaching a 15-year high. Consumer spending bouncing back, and mill use rising faster than expected. All effects of

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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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.