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Market Analysis

Cottonseed Oil Production, Consumption On The Rise

September 12, 2009

U.S. production and consumption of cottonseed oil are expected to significantly increase this year, despite fewer cotton acres and a

Marketing

Low Prices Spark Cotton Demand, Price Rebound

September 1, 2009

Bloomberg Cotton rose to a one-week high Monday, erasing an earlier decline, on speculation that the lowest prices since June

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

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

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

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,

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

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Promotion

Cotton Board Opens Contest for Calendar Photos

September 20, 2017

The Cotton Board is looking for photo entries for the organization’s 2018 Industry Calendar. There will be prizes.

Market Analysis

USDA Spins Market with Record Supply-to-Use Ratio

September 15, 2017

Hurricanes were but a mere hiccup for the world and U.S. crops. Instead, USDA spun some record-setting numbers that left the market dizzy.

Promotion

Key Global Customers to See “The Cotton the World Trusts”

September 15, 2017

Textile manufacturing executives from 15 countries will visit the U.S. Cotton Belt September 25-29 for the 40th COTTON USA Orientation Tour sponsored by Cotton Council International.

Market Analysis

Shurley: Cotton Makes a Hard Landing

September 15, 2017

Following USDA’s September numbers, December cotton seems to have landed back in the 69-cent, pre-Harvey area.

Market Analysis

Higher Prices Holding as Winds Keep Blowing

September 10, 2017

An ill wind is blowing amidst the chaotic cotton trading wrought by back to back hurricanes slamming into two of the country’s major cotton producing regions. But which way does the wind blow?

Promotion

Cotton Inc, Bloomingdale’s Launch Digital Cotton Fashion Shopping

September 7, 2017

Cotton Incorporated and Bloomingdale’s have teamed to launch the first 60-second, shoppable fashion show for cotton apparel.

Market Analysis

Post Harvey, 75 Cents Back in Cotton’s Sights

September 2, 2017

It remains to be seen if the greater loss from Harvey will be to cotton quantity or quality. But it likely means a wider trading range, with 75 cents now possible.

Market Analysis

Shurley: Storms and Other Unknowns for September

September 1, 2017

September could be interesting. Loss evaluation from Harvey will still be underway, and all eyes are watching Irma. How will it all impact USDA’s September report…if at all?

Market Analysis

Hurricane Harvey Leaves Several Market Scenarios

September 1, 2017

Following Hurricane Harvey’s rampage through East and Coastal Texas, cotton growers face several possible outcomes based on the level of damage to their fields.

Market Analysis

Market Watching for Harvey’s Impact on U.S. Crop

August 25, 2017

Hurricane Harvey blew prices to triple digit gains on the week. Now, the market will assess crop damage to see if the storm blew up crop projections as well.

Promotion

Cotton Board Ups Funding for Cottonseed Marketing

August 24, 2017

An additional $100,000 is being devoted to increasing demand for cottonseed in the dairy feeding industry.