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Something in Common

February 4, 2009

“The new systems have the potential to do away with the module builder and the boll buggy,” says Dr. Gregg

Promotion

A Firm Foothold for U.S. Cotton

February 3, 2009

As the cotton industry continues its expansion around the globe, Cotton Incorporated has taken a proactive step toward ensuring a

Promotion

Just the Same, but Different

February 3, 2009

Once upon a time at another publication, a friend wrote the headline above and it stuck with me over the

Marketing

Protecting The Brand

February 2, 2009

Long renowned for producing some of the best quality fiber on the planet, Egyptian cotton has never had trouble promoting

Promotion

Working The Runways

January 29, 2009

The industry is flooding with speculation about the emerging middle classes of China and India and how this will affect

FCStone Acquires Globecot For Rock Solid Performance In Global Cotton

January 27, 2009

Cotton merchants and international textile manufacturers could be the beneficiaries of a recent acquisition that unites a leader in commodity

The Trickle-Down Effect: Product Quality Starts At The Fiber

January 26, 2009

The United States is the largest market for high-end cotton apparel and home furnishings, and consumer shopping patterns now have

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The Seam Adds Five New Board Members

January 16, 2018

The Seam has added five cotton industry leaders to its Board of Directors.

Market Analysis

Cleveland: The Bull Will Continue Charging

January 12, 2018

Multiple market factors are at work, with demand continuing to lead the way to higher prices. That means the bull market will keep charging ahead.

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L.L. Bean Ties Sustainability Efforts to Cotton LEADS

January 8, 2018

L.L. Bean has signed on as the newest partner of the Cotton LEADS program.

Market Analysis

Cleveland: Don’t Ignore the Gift Horse. Feed the Market!

January 7, 2018

Don’t get caught looking a gift horse in the mouth. Cotton prices are at a profitable level for growers, and the market is asking to be fed.

Market Analysis

Shurley: New Year Cotton Policy Update

January 5, 2018

Recent legislative action in Congress could potentially bring cotton back under Title I commodity protection. Dr. Don Shurley explains the details.

Market Analysis

Shurley: December Report Seals the Deal

December 19, 2017

Based on the December USDA Crop Production numbers, any notion of this 2017 crop getting below 21 million bales seems unlikely at this point.

Market Analysis

It’s a Wonderful Day in Cotton’s Neighborhood

December 15, 2017

With apologies to Mr. Rogers…it’s a wonderful day in the neighborhood, and the cotton market has been mine.

Market Analysis

With Prices Rallying, It’s Time for “Significant Action”

December 8, 2017

The long-awaited rally above 70 cents appeared to mature this week. For those not already priced at 75 cents, it could be time to take significant action.

Promotion

Three Named to Cotton Research and Promotion Hall of Fame

December 6, 2017

Dr. Hal Lewis, Sykes Martin and Dr. Bill Lyle are the newest members of the Cotton Research and Promotion Program Hall of Fame.

Market Analysis

Prices Push Above 70 Cents as Demand Remains High

December 2, 2017

Driven by tightening world stocks and led by an ever-increasing world consumption, cotton prices continue to move higher.

Promotion

Walmart Joins Cotton LEADS Program

November 30, 2017

Walmart is the newest member of the Cotton LEADS program.