DTN Cotton Close: Fractionally Lower, Awaits Exports and Trade Talks

🕔Dec 12, 2018The cotton market finished lower Wednesday amid very slow volume. Estimated volume was roughly 15,700 contracts, the smallest in two weeks. Of course, the market is in need of friendly […]

DTN Cotton Open: Trading Both Sides of Unchanged

🕔Dec 12, 2018After enduring a supply-demand report which was essentially negative, March cotton is quietly unchanged Wednesday morning. A quick recap of Tuesday’s USDA saw a 180,000-bale increase to the U.S. crop […]

Global Markets: Cotton – China’s State Reserve Stocks Down; When Will Imports Pick Up?

🕔Dec 11, 2018China’s State Reserve (SR) stocks of cotton reached an estimated 60 million bales in the spring of 2014, after 3 years of massive buildup. SR stocks are currently estimated at […]

WASDE Cotton: Increased Domestic Production, Ending Stocks

🕔Dec 11, 2018This month’s 2018/19 U.S. cotton forecasts include slightly higher production and ending stocks. Production is raised 180,000 bales due mainly to a 300,000-bale increase in Texas. Domestic mill use and […]

DTN Cotton Close: Higher Despite Bearish USDA Numbers

🕔Dec 11, 2018The cotton market recovered from USDA’s less-than-positive crop report numbers to close slightly higher. The agency raised the 2018 crop some 180,000 bales. The 2018 crop now stands at 18.60 […]

DTN Cotton Open: Higher in Guarded Trade

🕔Dec 11, 2018The cotton market is higher Tuesday morning as it awaits the latest supply-demand data from USDA. That report is released noon Eastern time. The government slashed one million bales off […]

Mississippi Cotton: Varietal Susceptibility to Bacterial Blight

🕔Dec 11, 2018During 2018, Mississippi State University researchers inoculated 67 cotton varieties with the bacterium responsible for bacterial blight in order to measure the varieties’ susceptibility to the disease.

DTN Cotton Close: Lower on Nervous Peripheral Markets

🕔Dec 10, 2018The cotton market was moderately lower Monday as it spent the day watching the Dow Jones cascade some 500 points lower while the U.S. dollar zoomed upwards. The Dow and […]

Deltapine Brand Cotton Announces New Class of 19 Cotton Varieties

🕔Dec 10, 2018Deltapine cotton announced the release of three new Bollgard 3 XtendFlex cotton varieties as part of the brand’s Class of 19 lineup during the annual New Product Evaluator (NPE) Summit […]

Thompson on Cotton: Trade Uncertainties Make for Wild Market Ride

🕔Dec 10, 2018Watching the market last week was certainly not for the faint of heart. Even though March futures gained 132 points to settle at 80.23, it traded in a wide 325-point […]

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