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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

Marketing

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

Promotion

Funding Cotton Incorporated Is Money Well Spent

March 3, 2009

Each year when cotton producers are charged their per bale assessment to fund research and promotion at Cotton Incorporated, they

Marketing

Strengthening American Cotton’s Marketability

March 2, 2009

Cotton Incorporated designs research and promotion projects to strengthen the market position of American cotton at every stop along cotton’s

Market Analysis

Paradigm Shift Changes Market For The U.S. Cotton Grower

March 2, 2009

Even during trying times and with challenges ahead, the United States cotton industry is well positioned to maintain its leadership

2007 Cotton Market Outlook

March 2, 2009

He said they were big shoes to fill. He said it was a tough act to follow. Then he went

‘Passport’ To Global Success

March 2, 2009

This country is going to hell in a handbasket. I wish I had a dime from every person that ever

Working For You

March 2, 2009

Information dissemination and the development and implementation of innovative consumer products are two very important strategies for increasing cotton demand.

Endearing ‘Millennials’ to Cotton

February 26, 2009

Cotton Incorporated’s “The Fabric of Our Lives” television advertising campaign has successfully created an emotional bond between U.S. consumers and

The Fabric Of Your Lives

February 26, 2009

If you’ve been following the exploits of our associate editor Drew Harris as he gets deep into planting a half-acre

Cotton Benefits From Spike in Grain Price

February 26, 2009

The sharp increase in grain prices has “opened the door” for cotton growers to adjust acreage in line with export

Program Increases Demand, Profits

February 25, 2009

Back in the late 1960s, cotton producers recognized the need for a Research and Promotion Program. Since then, Cotton Incorporated

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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.