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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

Marketing

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

Promotion

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

Marketing

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

Marketing

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

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,

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

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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Market Analysis

Shurley: Demand Is Key to Price Strength and Stability

November 21, 2017

Demand is the key to cotton's future. We still have a way to go, but the outlook has certainly improved.

Market Analysis

U.S. Sales Booming to Meet Bullish Demand

November 17, 2017

Cotton appears to be caught in a battle between supply and supply. And that keeps prices well positioned to stay where they are.

Market Analysis

Increased Cotton Demand Moving the Market

November 11, 2017

A bullish supply demand report for November proves that demand moves markets. And demand for cotton has resurfaced.

Market Analysis

Cleveland: Yields, Quality, Consumption Still Rising

November 4, 2017

Reports of high yields, premium quality and growing consumption are keeping prices at the higher end of the trading range.

Market Analysis

India and Frost Combine to Prop Up Market

October 27, 2017

India’s plan to keep more of its cotton for domestic use, plus a potential freeze in West Texas, propped up the market during the past week.

Market Analysis

Bears Growling on Harvest and Demand Challenges

October 22, 2017

Although current trading activity represents a bearish price outlook, Dr. O.A. Cleveland still believes the 65 cent price support will hold. . .even though more experts are abandoning that position.

Market Analysis

Shurley: October Numbers Not As Expected, But Prices Hold

October 18, 2017

USDA’s October production and supply and demand estimates are like apples – pick and choose and you’ll find some numbers you like...and some you won’t.

Market Analysis

Trying to Read the Market: Bearish, Neutral or Bullish?

October 13, 2017

After finding USDA’s October WASDE report initially bearish and somewhat neutral, cotton prices went mildly bullish thinking about stronger demand and the real size of the U.S. and foreign crops.

Market Analysis

Examining Loan Program and Rate Changes for 2017

October 9, 2017

Dr. Don Shurley provides an analysis of what changes in the marketing assistance loan for 2017 could mean for cotton growers.

Market Analysis

Prices Still Sideways as Bearish Moods Grow

October 6, 2017

The market is watching weather and waiting for USDA’s October report. But bearish signs are starting to surface in some segments.

Market Analysis

Cleveland: Market in Hang On and Wait Mode

October 1, 2017

Cotton prices are holding without clear direction right now, as the market continues to watch USDA projections and harvest conditions for answers.