More than 200 partner companies have now joined the Cotton LEADS program since its launch in October 2013.
Cotton prices remained under pressure this past week. But the downtrend was flat, indicating that the market is ready to start curing low prices.
Meister Media Worldwide annually conducts an essay contest for students attending the ACSA International Cotton Institute in Memphis, TN. This year’s winning essay was submitted by Sayed Shoeb of Noble Natural Resources India.
Based on the results of Alabama’s July 15 primary election, the state’s cotton growers now have the opportunity to determine if their current voluntary cotton checkoff fees for marketing and research should become mandatory.
Everyone wants to know what has happened to the cotton market and why? Unfortunately, says Don Shurley, there are no easy answers.
With December futures, a drop to 65 cents is all but certain. But this week’s export sales report indicates a major sales increase in the face of declining prices. And, the sales report for next week should be just as strong.
The proposed ICE global cotton contract, targeted to launch the fourth quarter of the year, is hitting some bureaucratic bumps in Malaysia, one of the contract’s three proposed shipping points.
On July 15, Alabama voters will have a say in determining if the state’s voluntary cotton checkoff program should become automatic rather than voluntary.
In its recent world report, ICAC projects that increases in global cotton stocks and uncertainty surrounding Chinese cotton imports will help keep prices in check.
To promote cotton usage in India, Cotton Council International is urging consumers to “Check the Label” in a new Bollywood-style video campaign.