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Market Analysis

Challenges Passed Challenges to Come

September 14, 2009

What a year it has been. Who could have predicted the turmoil that we have witnessed? As a result, our

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

Promotion

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

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,

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,

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

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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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.