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November 11, 2014
USDA’s November crop production and supply/demand numbers are little changed from the October numbers.
October 27, 2014
An end of week uptick closed the market up 81 points from the previous week. But the longer-term direction is still sideways, with a range of mostly 62 to 67 cents.
October 11, 2014
After recently falling to the 61-cent level, prices have made a modest, but still welcomed, recovery.
September 26, 2014
This is not a good time to be trying to sell cotton. Nothing will appear relatively attractive at this point, but growers nevertheless need to carefully consider their options.
September 11, 2014
Based on USDA’s September Supply Demand report, a smaller U.S. crop should provide some support for prices. But an increase in total world production, reduction in use and increase in stocks may also weigh on the market.
August 25, 2014
Prices (Dec14 futures) appear to have turned trend up, at least for the short-term. But, they're likely to meet resistance around 68 cents, meaning we may have some rocky ground to plow in order to return to prices starting with a 7.
August 12, 2014
The August USDA crop production and supply/demand numbers are best described as a mixed bag. Increases in U.S. exports and World Use are good news, as is the fact that ending stocks didn’t increase.
August 8, 2014
What will it take for prices to find a level of support low enough that the market sentiment will finally say “enough” and turn the outlook more bullish than bearish?
July 28, 2014
Over the past two weeks, prices for Dec14 futures have continued to slide, but tried to stabilize in the 67 to 68.5 cents range. In an extended narrow trading range like this, there is usually not much pressure/interest to push prices either direction on current news. Until July 24, it seems.
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January 9, 2018
Indigo Ag has announced a new program that offers significant price premiums for U.S. cotton growers who contract to grow Indigo Cotton.
January 5, 2018
Bayer releases five new FiberMax and Stoneville varieties for introduction in 2018.
December 7, 2017
Monsanto is offering a special Roundup Ready PLUS Crop Management Solutions platform in Arkansas for 2018 for growers planting XtendFlex cotton and Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybean varieties.
January 17, 2018
A strong history of hands-on farm and industry preparation earns Shawn Holladay of Lamesa, TX, the 2017 Cotton Grower Cotton Achievement Award.
January 15, 2018
Dicamba Stewardship training sessions will be held throughout Tennessee from mid-January through early March, with online training available soon.
January 8, 2018
L.L. Bean has signed on as the newest partner of the Cotton LEADS program.
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.
January 7, 2018
Dr. B. Todd Campbell, a research geneticist with the USDA Agricultural Research Service in Florence, SC, is the recipient of the 2017 Cotton Genetics Research Award.