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The Power of Information

September 12, 2009

In today’s ultra competitive world, information is power. This is especially true when it comes to cotton and using information

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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

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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,

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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,

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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

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

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,

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.