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Wolf Trax Wins International Marketing Award

March 11, 2009

Wolf Trax recently earned a top marketing award for its new video “A Bright Idea that Sparks the Power of

Market Analysis

Still On Top – Cotton Remains Consumers’ No. 1 Choice for Clothing

March 11, 2009

The most formidable adversary to global cotton is not disease, insects, market fluctuations or the challenge of transporting cotton around

Market Analysis

Joe Nicosia: The Outlook for U.S. Cotton

March 11, 2009

“How did we get where we are at today?” Joe Nicosia, CEO of Allenberg Cotton Company, began at the Mid-South

Market Analysis

Foreign Production Deficit Key to Cotton Market

March 9, 2009

World mill use is projected to increase faster than production, indicating a stronger market. However, the perspective for the 2006/07

Marketing

Experimental Marketing

March 9, 2009

The Cotton Research & Promotion Program was created to recapture lost markets, maintain existing markets and establish new markets for

Johanns Believes U.S. Farmers Need A Global Perspective

March 5, 2009

As United States policy makers consider a new Farm Bill next year, the challenge of meeting domestic needs while balancing

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

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.

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

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,

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

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Market Analysis

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.

Market Analysis

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.

Market Analysis

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.

Market Analysis

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.

Market Analysis

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.

Market Analysis

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.