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Shurley on Cotton: Oct. Numbers Were Not As Expected—But Prices Hold

Shurley on Cotton: Oct. Numbers Were Not As Expected—But Prices Hold

👤By Don Shurley, University of Georgia Cotton Economist 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Last week, I visited an “apple house” in north Georgia. On this day, there were 3 or 4 bus loads of kids there also—touring the orchards, petting animals, and eating all sorts of yummy stuff. In the store, you could

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Cotton Outlook: Stocks Outside of China Rising in 2017/18

Cotton Outlook: Stocks Outside of China Rising in 2017/18

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) cotton estimates for 2017/18 project global cotton ending stocks to rise 3 percent from the previous season’s 5-year low to 92.4 million bales. With world production expected to exceed consumption, global stocks are

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Global Markets: Cotton – Stocks Accumulating Everywhere Outside of China

Global Markets: Cotton – Stocks Accumulating Everywhere Outside of China

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Outside of China, global cotton stocks in 2017/18 are expected to rise by nearly 12 million bales, to a record 53 million. Despite a relatively strong forecast increase in global cotton use (3.8%), a 15 percent expansion in production will

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Average quotations were 35 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: Domestic Production, Exports, Ending Stocks All Lowered

WASDE Cotton: Domestic Production, Exports, Ending Stocks All Lowered

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 12, 2017

The 2017/18 U.S. cotton supply and demand estimates show lower production, exports, and ending stocks relative to last month. Production is reduced 643,000 bales, largely in Texas and Georgia. Domestic mill use is unchanged from last month, but the export

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Thompson On Cotton: Riding The Weather Rollercoaster

Thompson On Cotton: Riding The Weather Rollercoaster

👤By Jeff Thompson, Autauga Quality Cotton Association 🕔Oct 11, 2017

This year’s cotton crop has been challenging, to say the least. It’s safe to say we’ve been tested by torrential rains, planting delays, sandstorms, replanting, three major hurricanes and now the fear of an early frost. All things considered, we’ve

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 6, 2017

Average quotations were 65 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-

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Thompson on Cotton: Market Quiets Down with Signs of Strengthening Demand

Thompson on Cotton: Market Quiets Down with Signs of Strengthening Demand

👤By Jeff Thompson, Autauga Quality Cotton Association 🕔Oct 5, 2017

It’s been several days since our last market commentary, but with the market settling into a very narrow trading range of 67 to 69 cents, there has been little to talk about. Considering the thrills and spills we’ve experienced over

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 29, 2017

Average quotations were 37 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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Rose on Cotton: Strong Export Turnaround Doesn’t Impress Traders

Rose on Cotton: Strong Export Turnaround Doesn’t Impress Traders

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivals, Barry Bean - The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Sep 22, 2017

The ICE Dec contract gave up 61 points on the week, settling at 68.46, although it did manage to challenge the 70.00 level on Mon. The Mar contract lost 41 points, resulting in a modest weakening of the continuing Dec

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