Cleveland on Cotton: Bullet Train Was Riding High This Week

🕔May 18, 2018Cotton prices took a ride on the bullet train this week as new crop futures made life of contract highs in all active months. Granted, most are focused on the […]

Rose on Cotton: Foreign Demand Excellent; Crop Weather Tough Everywhere

🕔May 18, 2018The July and Dec contracts posted significant weekly wins (for bulls and producers) gaining 193 and 214 points, respectively. The old crop/new crop straddle weakened just a bit to 412.   […]

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

🕔May 18, 2018Average quotations were 134 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, […]

Thompson on Cotton: Would Enough Rain In Texas Be Too Much?

🕔May 18, 2018Once again showing itself to be a weather market, cotton prices retreated below 80 cents early in the week reacting to the forecast showing West Texas was in line to […]

Seed Cotton Program: Bipartisan Budget Act Requires Producer Action

🕔May 17, 2018Decisions must be made for the 2018 cotton crop being planted now, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service farm bill expert. The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 established […]

Shurley on Cotton: Exports, Production Uncertainty Should Offer Price Support

🕔May 15, 2018Last week (on May 10,2018) USDA released its monthly crop production and supply and demand estimates. Each year, the May report contains the first projections for the upcoming new crop […]

Cotton Outlook: Global Mill Use To Rise for 7th Consecutive Season

🕔May 14, 2018The initial U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) cotton projections for 2018/19 indicate that global cotton consumption will climb to a new record, continuing the recovery that began in 2012/13. World […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Seemingly Bullish USDA Report Turns Sour

🕔May 11, 2018The cotton market had a rough and tumble week as a seemingly bullish supply demand report turned sour. Prices dipped on the week in spite of increased exports forecast by […]

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

🕔May 11, 2018Average quotations were 131 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, […]

Thompson on Cotton: New Crop Breaks Through the 80 Cent Door

🕔May 11, 2018After weeks of knocking at the door, new crop cotton prices finally broke through 80 cents last Friday (5/4) and closed above it at 80.57. It appeared market momentum was […]

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