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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Average quotations were 245 points lower than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, leaf 4, staple 34, mike 35-36 and 43-49, strength 27.0-28.9,

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Cotton Outlook: U.S. Cotton Textile and Apparel Trade Unchanged in 2017

Cotton Outlook: U.S. Cotton Textile and Apparel Trade Unchanged in 2017

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 15, 2017

The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates indicate that total U.S. cotton textile and apparel trade was virtually unchanged during the first half of 2017, compared with the corresponding period of 2016. While U.S. cotton product imports totaled the equivalent

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Thompson on Cotton: USDA Sucker Punches Market

Thompson on Cotton: USDA Sucker Punches Market

👤By Jeff Thompson, Autauga Quality Cotton Association 🕔Aug 15, 2017

We now know how Rocky Balboa felt after receiving a round house sucker punch from Apollo Creed. We’re still clearing the cobwebs from our heads after taking one from the USDA by way of their August supply/demand report last week.

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Shurley on Cotton: So Much for the 18-Mln Bale Scenario – And Higher Prices

Shurley on Cotton: So Much for the 18-Mln Bale Scenario – And Higher Prices

👤By Don Shurley, University of Georgia Ag Economist 🕔Aug 14, 2017

Prior to last week’s USDA crop production estimates, the 2017 US cotton crop was projected at 19 million bales. There seemed to be general consensus, given the crop conditions in parts of Texas, that the crop would not get bigger

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 11, 2017

Average quotations were 28 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, leaf 4, staple 34, mike 35-36 and 43-49, strength 27.0-28.9,

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WASDE Cotton: U.S. Crop Predicted Largest in Over a Decade

WASDE Cotton: U.S. Crop Predicted Largest in Over a Decade

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 10, 2017

The first survey of U.S. 2017 crop production indicates a crop of 20.5 million bales, 1.5 million above last month and the largest production in 11 years. The larger crop is partially offset by lower beginning stocks which are reduced

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 4, 2017

Average quotations were 150 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, leaf 4, staple 34, mike 35-36 and 43-49, strength 27.0-28.9,

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 28, 2017

Average quotations were 64 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, leaf 4, staple 34, mike 35-36 and 43-49, strength 27.0-28.9,

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Texas: Rolling Plains Summer Field Day, Chillicothe, Aug. 30

Texas: Rolling Plains Summer Field Day, Chillicothe, Aug. 30

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jul 25, 2017

The Rolling Plains Summer Field Day, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Vernon, will be Aug. 30. The field day activities will focus on many of the cotton trials at the AgriLife Research Chillicothe Station,

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North Carolina Organic Cotton: Where Are We Headed?

North Carolina Organic Cotton: Where Are We Headed?

👤By Rachel Atwell Vann, Kelli Dale, and Chris Reberg-Horton, North Carolina State University Extension Specialists 🕔Jul 24, 2017

There is a demand for organic cotton production in North Carolina, however there are many challenges associated with that production. Weed control, insect pressure, and limited genetics all are restraints to organic cotton yield in our region. Several growers have

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