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Promotion

A World Without Cotton Incorporated?

February 24, 2009

“I don’t want to live in a world without Cotton Incorporated. In 1973 when I was 13 years old, my

Market Analysis

Tracking Cotton Demand Can Be Complicated

February 23, 2009

While much of the market’s attention is focused on the sharp drop in 2007 U.S. cotton acreage and a widely

Market Analysis

The Trickle-Down Effect

February 12, 2009

If U.S. growers don’t think the quality of their cotton matters, there is something they should consider. Yes, it is

Marketing

Improving Your Risk Management and Pricing Strategies

February 12, 2009

Long-term cotton market forecasts are indicating stronger prices. While that optimism is needed and welcomed by many cotton growers across

Promotion

Fulfilling Our Mission

February 11, 2009

As my staff and I began planning our 2007 research and promotion efforts, we narrowed down six major objectives that

Cotton Marketers of the Year – Wayne and Ed Teal

February 11, 2009

Maybe what we have here is E. F. Hutton on both sides. “We listen to people who are world-class economists

Reasons For Optimism

February 11, 2009

Well, we’re finally at the end of a long road as we finish up the final pages of our redesign

Meeting The Objectives

February 11, 2009

Entering the 2007 season, Cotton Incorporated had six major objectives, said J. Berrye Worsham, President and CEO. Improve farm profitability

Click-Clack.

February 9, 2009

Many years and almost as many surgeries ago, I was a dedicated weekend tennis player. Note I said dedicated, not

The Dickensian State Of Cotton

February 9, 2009

Allenberg Cotton Co. CEO Joe Nicosia began by quoting Charles Dickens: “It was the best of times, it was the

Differentiating U.S. Cotton

February 9, 2009

As U.S. cotton faces increased competition from not only synthetics, but from cottons produced in other countries, Cotton Incorporated is

From Boll to Bobbin, Field to Fabric

February 5, 2009

At an early age, I realized that you shouldn’t make any judgments or assumptions about anyone until you know what

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Promotion

Cotton Board Opens Contest for Calendar Photos

September 20, 2017

The Cotton Board is looking for photo entries for the organization’s 2018 Industry Calendar. There will be prizes.

Market Analysis

USDA Spins Market with Record Supply-to-Use Ratio

September 15, 2017

Hurricanes were but a mere hiccup for the world and U.S. crops. Instead, USDA spun some record-setting numbers that left the market dizzy.

Promotion

Key Global Customers to See “The Cotton the World Trusts”

September 15, 2017

Textile manufacturing executives from 15 countries will visit the U.S. Cotton Belt September 25-29 for the 40th COTTON USA Orientation Tour sponsored by Cotton Council International.

Market Analysis

Shurley: Cotton Makes a Hard Landing

September 15, 2017

Following USDA’s September numbers, December cotton seems to have landed back in the 69-cent, pre-Harvey area.

Market Analysis

Higher Prices Holding as Winds Keep Blowing

September 10, 2017

An ill wind is blowing amidst the chaotic cotton trading wrought by back to back hurricanes slamming into two of the country’s major cotton producing regions. But which way does the wind blow?

Promotion

Cotton Inc, Bloomingdale’s Launch Digital Cotton Fashion Shopping

September 7, 2017

Cotton Incorporated and Bloomingdale’s have teamed to launch the first 60-second, shoppable fashion show for cotton apparel.

Market Analysis

Post Harvey, 75 Cents Back in Cotton’s Sights

September 2, 2017

It remains to be seen if the greater loss from Harvey will be to cotton quantity or quality. But it likely means a wider trading range, with 75 cents now possible.

Market Analysis

Shurley: Storms and Other Unknowns for September

September 1, 2017

September could be interesting. Loss evaluation from Harvey will still be underway, and all eyes are watching Irma. How will it all impact USDA’s September report…if at all?

Market Analysis

Hurricane Harvey Leaves Several Market Scenarios

September 1, 2017

Following Hurricane Harvey’s rampage through East and Coastal Texas, cotton growers face several possible outcomes based on the level of damage to their fields.

Market Analysis

Market Watching for Harvey’s Impact on U.S. Crop

August 25, 2017

Hurricane Harvey blew prices to triple digit gains on the week. Now, the market will assess crop damage to see if the storm blew up crop projections as well.

Promotion

Cotton Board Ups Funding for Cottonseed Marketing

August 24, 2017

An additional $100,000 is being devoted to increasing demand for cottonseed in the dairy feeding industry.