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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔May 19, 2017

Average quotations were 420 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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Cotton Outlook: World Consumption To Exceed Production in 2017/18

Cotton Outlook: World Consumption To Exceed Production in 2017/18

👤From USDA 🕔May 15, 2017

The initial U.S. Department of Agriculture cotton projections for 2017/18 indicate that world cotton consumption will rise slightly and exceed production for the third consecutive season. Global cotton mill use is projected to expand further in 2017/18 to nearly 115.8

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Thompson on Cotton: What Caused Last Week’s Weakness?

Thompson on Cotton: What Caused Last Week’s Weakness?

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

The cotton market, which has seemed to be on autopilot for some time now, quickly began to lose altitude last week.  The December contract opened Monday at 74.12 to quickly lose 100 points in the first two days of trading.  These

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤fROM usda 🕔May 12, 2017

Average quotations were 136 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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Shurley on Cotton: Is This the Wake-Up Call We’ve Been Expecting?

Shurley on Cotton: Is This the Wake-Up Call We’ve Been Expecting?

👤By Don Shurley, University of Georgia 🕔May 12, 2017

Many years ago, a young man didn’t take his schooling serious enough and ended up spending some time at lovely Fort Polk, Louisiana. That young man was me and that was my wake-up call. It forever changed my life. I

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Global Markets: Cotton – Stocks Outside China Forecast to Rise Despite Lower Global Stocks

Global Markets: Cotton – Stocks Outside China Forecast to Rise Despite Lower Global Stocks

👤From USDA 🕔May 10, 2017

USDA’s first detailed forecast for the 2017/18 marketing year shows a second year of production growth (nearly 7 percent), alongside the strongest consumption growth since 2012/13 (over 2 percent). Global consumption is expected to remain above production, yielding the third

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WASDE Cotton: U.S. Production Anticipated to Rise 12%

WASDE Cotton: U.S. Production Anticipated to Rise 12%

👤From USDA 🕔May 10, 2017

A projected 2017/18 U.S. cotton crop of 19.2 million bales is expected to sharply increase next season’s ending stocks.  Production is anticipated to rise 12 percent from 2016/17, based on 12.2 million planted acres as indicated in Prospective Plantings, combined

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Thompson on Cotton: Mills Still Have 4.5M Bales to Price

Thompson on Cotton: Mills Still Have 4.5M Bales to Price

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

There has been little change in the cotton market since our last commentary. The December contract closed yesterday at 74.75, only 13 points above where it began this week. With that in mind, I usually don’t write a market commentary

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔May 5, 2017

Average quotations were 41 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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Texas Cotton: High-Quality Crop Attracting Export Demand, Higher Prices

Texas Cotton: High-Quality Crop Attracting Export Demand, Higher Prices

👤By Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 2, 2017

The 2016 U.S. cotton crop produced high yields and high-quality fiber, triggering a spike in export demand and higher market prices, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist. “No question, we had high-quality cotton produced in 2016 that

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