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Market Analysis

Report: Improving Global Economy Sparks Demand for Cotton

April 13, 2010

The ICE No. 2 cotton nearby futures prices traded in a range of 78 to 84 cents during March with

Market Analysis

U.S., Brazil Consider Settlement on Cotton Subsidy Issue

April 7, 2010

Reuters Maria Carolina Marcello Brazil delayed slapping import duties on U.S. goods for two weeks on Monday after getting a

Marketing

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

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

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

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

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,

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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.

Marketing

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

Promotion

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.

Marketing

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.

Promotion

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.

Marketing

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.