Cotton: China’s Potential Tariffs and U.S. Exports – Lessons from History

🕔Jul 18, 2018Editor’s Note: This article is from Choices Magazine and the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association U.S. and China Trade Actions In 2017, the United States imported approximately $506 billion in products […]

Shurley on Cotton: 2018 Acreage and Price Update

🕔Jul 3, 2018After a run to over 90 cents, prices (Dec futures) have since fallen on hard times. Relatively, 85 cents is still good but that’s little consolation to growers that missed […]

Webinar: Cotton Market, Seed Cotton Program Review, June 14

🕔Jun 11, 2018Join us on Thursday, June 14 at 10 a.m. CST as we host Don Shurley, Cotton Economist and Professor Emeritus of Cotton Economics in the Department of Agricultural and Apply […]

Generic Base/Seed Cotton Program Timeline

🕔Jun 1, 2018The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 authorized Seed Cotton as a covered commodity under Title 1 of the 2014 farm bill and created eligibility for ARC/PLC effective with the 2018 […]

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 […]

Seed Cotton Provisions and the Farm Bill – Everything You Need to Know

🕔May 15, 2018House Agriculture Committee Proposal The legislative process leading to the next farm bill has now begun.  The current 2014 farm bill will end with the 2018 crop year.  On April […]

Shurley On Cotton: “A Chip Shot Away From 80 Cents”

🕔Apr 22, 2018Eighty-cent cotton is within sight. Prices (Dec futures) trended down this week but rebounded on Thursday and Friday — closing at 79.43 cents on Friday. Dec broke 79 cents for […]

Shurley on Cotton: More Tariff Talk

🕔Apr 9, 2018A tariff is a fee assessed on imports. The tariff is a per-unit charge that has to be paid to the government by whomever brings the good across the border […]

Shurley on Cotton: Will Updated Acreage Cool Prices?

🕔Mar 30, 2018Today’s USDA Prospective Plantings report, in my opinion, now gets us much closer to what will eventually be the acres planted number. The 13½ neighborhood or even higher is what […]

Shurley on Cotton: Pulling the Trigger on the 2018 Crop

🕔Mar 16, 2018When deer hunting, I am often guilty of waiting and waiting and waiting on something better—often even turning down the opportunity to take a doe, in hopes that something bigger […]

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