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Promotion

America’s Heartland Reaches 100 Episodes

December 7, 2009

America’s Heartland stands center stage in telling the story of American agriculture. As the only nationally broadcast program of its

Marketing

USDA Releases Monthly Supply and Demand Report

November 24, 2009

October’s U.S. cotton estimates for 2009/10 show lower production, lower ending stocks and higher prices. USDA’s cotton production forecast is

Marketing

Tough Times for Cotton may Drive Prices Up 48 Percent

October 27, 2009

Bloomberg Yi Tian Cotton prices may jump 48 percent to a 14-year high because heavy rains in the Mississippi Delta

Promotion

USDA to Conduct Cotton Research and Promotion Order Referendum

October 6, 2009

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that a referendum will be conducted among U.S. Upland cotton producers and

Market Analysis

The Good News from Liverpool

October 6, 2009

Forgive me if this column appears to jump all over the place. I spent 20 hours yesterday (or was it

Gildan Activewear Joins COTTON USA in the USA Licensing Program

September 28, 2009

Cotton Council International (CCI) joins forces with Gildan – a leading global apparel manufacturer of T-shirts, sport shirts, fleece, underwear

U.S. Rains May Keep Cotton Prices Up

September 24, 2009

September 21, 2009 Shruti Date Singh Bloomberg LINK: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&sid=adIEm0zFYmq8 Cotton prices “may remain stronger” as rain in the Mississippi River

Attendees Report from World Congress on Organic Cotton

September 24, 2009

September 24, 2009 Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, attendees at the World Congress of Organic Cotton’s “From Fashion

Demand Enhancement

September 15, 2009

The International Forum for Cotton Promotion (IFCP) will host a demand enhancement breakout session at the 68th Plenary Meeting of

AFCOT Annual Dinner

September 15, 2009

The annual Association Française Cotonnière (AFCOT) dinner will be held October 9 at the Montreux Casino in Montreux, Switzerland. Montreux

Understating the Value of Cottonseed?

September 14, 2009

Will the value of cottonseed exceed the value of fiber one day? Is it a question or a puzzle aimed

Unpredictability Causing Price Peaks, Valleys

September 14, 2009

International market forces are changing the U.S. cotton marketing system. Export demand is driven by both foreign trade policies and

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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.