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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

Marketing

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

Market Analysis

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

Marketing

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

Market Analysis

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

Field to Market

December 28, 2009

Cotton Incorporated has been working cooperatively with a unique group of organizations in a consortium called “Field to Market Alliance”

Meister Media Worldwide Realigns for Integrated Growth

December 22, 2009

Meister Media Worldwide (MMW), global communication and information center for specialized agriculture worldwide, today announced executive management changes to lead

International Trade Center Launches New Cotton-Focused Website

December 22, 2009

The International Trade Center (ITC), a Geneva, Switzerland-based development partner for small business export success, has launched a new cotton-focused

An Invitation for You

December 8, 2009

It wasn’t so very long ago that I wrote a column in this space in which I wondered aloud if

America’s Heartland Reaches 100 Episodes

December 7, 2009

America’s Heartland stands center stage in telling the story of American agriculture. As the only nationally broadcast program of its

USDA Releases Monthly Supply and Demand Report

November 24, 2009

October’s U.S. cotton estimates for 2009/10 show lower production, lower ending stocks and higher prices. USDA’s cotton production forecast is

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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.