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Nicosia: Dollar Cotton Could be a Reality

February 26, 2010

If acreage projections hold true, American growers could see $1 cotton in the near future, according to Allenberg CEO Joe

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Cotton Museum Launches Major Expansion Plan

February 26, 2010

The Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange recently debuted its 1,650-square-foot space on the ground floor of the Cotton Exchange Building

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Cotton Rises to 20 Month High

February 25, 2010

By Debarati Roy Bloomberg Cotton futures rose to the highest level in almost 20 months on speculation that production will

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Mayers Resigns as Cotton Board CEO

February 23, 2010

Drayton Mayers has resigned as CEO of the Cotton Board. In a statement released on February 17, Larkin Martin, Chairman

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Preserving Cotton’s History

February 22, 2010

Back in 2008, Cotton Incorporated became a contributor to one of the most unique cotton museums in the United States.

Rethinking Cotton Subsidies

February 22, 2010

U.S. cotton subsidies have come under intense scrutiny on the international scene recently, with the governing body of the World

Report: Possible Price Spike Coming?

February 22, 2010

Fertilizer prices could see a spike in prices as demand picks up this spring, according to a Rabobank report. With

Setting The Record Straight

February 22, 2010

When Cotton Incorporated’s Jeanne Reeves set out to find a way to keep track of the company’s production costs on

The Golden Ticket?

February 18, 2010

It’s been over a year since I toured the Cotton Incorporated facilities in Cary, NC, but I can remember just

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

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

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

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Market Analysis

All Eyes on the Southwest as Contract Periods Shift

April 20, 2018

Mother Nature’s willingness to drop water on the Southwest plains will dictate price movement, as the May futures contract expires and July becomes the spot month.

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USDA Announces 2018 Loan Rate Differentials

April 17, 2018

USDA’s Farm Service Agency has announced the 2018-crop loan rate differentials for upland and extra-long staple cotton.

Market Analysis

Strong Demand, Drought Concerns Pushing Prices

April 14, 2018

Thanks to mill demand, shrinking quality stocks and increased drought concerns in the Southwest, cotton continues to post gains in spite of the selling pressure created by rolling positions to the July contract.

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Branding is Key Marketing Tool for U.S. Cotton

April 10, 2018

Brands mean trust, which sells products, and cotton is no exception.

Market Analysis

Shurley on Cotton: More Tariff Talk

April 9, 2018

The jury is still out on whether or not the “verbal war” between the U.S. and China will actually result in tariffs, and what the impact on cotton will be.

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Market Holds in Face of Tariff Rumblings

April 8, 2018

World consumption continues to support prices, but the mere suggestion of tariffs makes speculative fund managers nervous and increases market volatility.

Market Analysis

Cleveland: Prices Rally on USDA Acreage Report

April 1, 2018

USDA’s annual Prospective Plantings report pleasantly surprised the market, as seen by the price rally for cotton following the report’s release.

Market Analysis

Shurley: This is Now USDA’s Number for Cotton

April 1, 2018

In my opinion, USDA’s March 30 Prospective Plantings report gets us much closer to what will eventually be the acres planted number.

Market Analysis

Cleveland: Start Pricing This Year’s Crop

March 24, 2018

Plant, plant, plant continues to be the motto. But it’s also time to add price, price, price to the discussion.

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JCPenney Joins Cotton LEADS Program

March 22, 2018

JCPenney is demonstrating its commitment to sustainability by joining the Cotton LEADS program.

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Demand, Weather Concerns Driving Strong Trade

March 16, 2018

The market seldom sees a three-year price stream so favorable.