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Market Analysis

A Raging-bull Wheat Market is the Financial Motivation for Rotating Cotton and Wheat

March 5, 2009

A soybean/cotton rotation? Sometimes. A corn/cotton rotation? Absolutely. A wheat/cotton rotation? When the cash price of wheat exploded through the

Market Analysis

Corn Crashes Cotton’s Party?

March 5, 2009

Cotton growers have had a peaceful coexistence with what Native Americans called “maize” for a couple of decades. Maybe longer.

Market Analysis

The U.S. & China: The Twain Meets

March 5, 2009

On November 7th, Yao Ming and his Houston Rockets came to Memphis and vanquished the hometown Grizzlies, 86-80. Less than

Marketing

Cotton Marketing 101

March 4, 2009

Most cotton growers are very knowledgeable when it comes to growing and harvesting a crop. They have years of experience,

Marketing

Cotton Vs. Corn: Paradox Proves Logic

March 4, 2009

Thesis, antithesis, synthesis: The Hegelian dialectic triad. Wilhelm F. Hegel was an 18th-century German philosopher who believed that all things

NYBOT and Cotton Grower Announce Marketers of the Year

March 3, 2009

While eating lunch one afternoon during the 2004 Beltwide Cotton Conference in San Antonio, California producers Bob Hull and Jack

Funding Cotton Incorporated Is Money Well Spent

March 3, 2009

Each year when cotton producers are charged their per bale assessment to fund research and promotion at Cotton Incorporated, they

Strengthening American Cotton’s Marketability

March 2, 2009

Cotton Incorporated designs research and promotion projects to strengthen the market position of American cotton at every stop along cotton’s

Working For You

March 2, 2009

Information dissemination and the development and implementation of innovative consumer products are two very important strategies for increasing cotton demand.

2007 Cotton Market Outlook

March 2, 2009

He said they were big shoes to fill. He said it was a tough act to follow. Then he went

‘Passport’ To Global Success

March 2, 2009

This country is going to hell in a handbasket. I wish I had a dime from every person that ever

Paradigm Shift Changes Market For The U.S. Cotton Grower

March 2, 2009

Even during trying times and with challenges ahead, the United States cotton industry is well positioned to maintain its leadership

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Market Analysis

December Futures Prices? Ask Mother Nature.

July 23, 2017

Opinions differ on where December futures prices may go. But there’s no doubt that Mother Nature holds the key to forthcoming price activity.

Market Analysis

With Market Oversold, Is Bullish Return Near?

July 14, 2017

The cotton invert continues, as both the U.S. and Australian crops are oversold.

Market Analysis

Shurley: Prices Continue to Flounder in Lower Range

July 14, 2017

The July USDA crop production and supply and demand estimates report was not bad, but prices continue to show no improvement.

Market Analysis

Rain in India, U.S. Keeps Pressure on Prices

July 7, 2017

Beneficial rains in the U.S. and India kept pressure on cotton prices, as the December futures contract settled the past week unchanged.

Market Analysis

Shurley on Cotton: Where Did the Acres Go?

July 6, 2017

Dr. Don Shurley says the recent USDA Planted Acreage report did not deliver as expected, making times a bit confusing for producers looking to manage risk.

Market Analysis

Bulls Push Market on Heels of USDA Planting Report

July 5, 2017

Smaller than expected U.S. cotton plantings – and the potential smaller crop – caught the bulls’ attention in the market.

Promotion

Wrangler Joins Field to Market Sustainability Efforts

June 30, 2017

Wrangler is the first apparel brand to join the sustainable agriculture alliance.

Promotion

Cotton LEADS Adds HUGO BOSS to Partner Ranks

June 29, 2017

Global fashion house HUGO BOSS is the newest member of the Cotton LEADS program.

Market Analysis

Market Catching Its Breath After 10-Day Slide

June 23, 2017

After an unprecedented 10-day drop in prices, the market is trying to catch its breath.

Market Analysis

Mother Nature, Not Bulls, Managing the Market

June 16, 2017

Cotton prices took a big hit, and bullish signals are hard to find. Mother Nature is now in charge.

Promotion

USDA Seeks Cotton Board Nominees

June 15, 2017

USDA is seeking nominations for candidates to fill 13 member and 13 alternate positions on the Cotton Board.