DTN Cotton Open: Lower at Week’s End

🕔Aug 23, 2019This week saw the cotton market ignore the friendly news of worsening crop conditions to overemphasize the bearish news of poor sales and exports. The market is obviously disappointed that […]

Texas: Cotton Boll Golf Scramble, Big Spring, Sept. 24

🕔Aug 23, 2019The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is holding a free crop tour and the first Cotton Boll Golf Scramble on Sept. 24 in Big Spring. “We wanted a fun and unique […]

Tennessee: Pigweed Escapes in Xtend Crops Continue to Mount

🕔Aug 22, 2019It has become very apparent that the Palmer amaranth control in Xtend cotton and soybeans has not been nearly as good as in previous years.

Georgia: Cotton, Peanut Research Field Day, Sept. 4, Tifton

🕔Aug 22, 2019The The University of Georgia will host its annual Cotton and Peanut Research Field Day on September 4 at the university’s Tifton campus. Members of the UGA cotton and peanut […]

DTN Cotton Close: Sharply Lower on Poor Sales

🕔Aug 22, 2019Cotton was lower amid Thursday’s poor weekly sales and exports data. Current-season 2019-20 sales were 164,000 bales, while new-crop 2011-12 was only a mere 500 bales sold! Contrast that with […]

DTN Cotton Open: Lower on Poor Sales

🕔Aug 22, 2019The market was all hyped for a strong exports sales report, but that was not the case. Last week when both crop seasons were combined, total sales were 329,000 bales […]

Virginia Cotton: Do ‘Cutout’ and ‘Insect Safe’ Mean the Same Thing?

🕔Aug 21, 2019I believe the most important distinction we need to make for cotton currently is in determining when the crop has cut out. Sometimes we talk about cutout being after cotton […]

DTN Cotton Close: Higher Within Sideways Pattern

🕔Aug 21, 2019The market finished surprisingly higher Wednesday, although cotton remains confined in a congestive pattern. Holding a December chart out at arm’s length, one readily sees the massive negative trend unfolding […]

DTN Cotton Open: Lower in Slow Trade

🕔Aug 21, 2019One huge reason for the market’s timidity is the lack of progress on the U.S.-China trade talks. As of now, there are talks scheduled for September, but the fact the […]

Cotton Outlook: U.S. Production Forecast Higher

🕔Aug 21, 2019According to USDA’s first survey-based forecast of the 2019 cotton crop, U.S. cotton production is estimated at 22.5 million bales, compared with July’s projection of 22.0 million bales and last […]

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