Shurley on Cotton: Prices Rally Off New Low, No Signs of a Push Higher

🕔Jun 18, 2019New crop December futures have rallied from the recent new low below 65 cents. December is currently at 66+ and likely to track in the 65 to 68-69 cents range […]

Shurley on Cotton: Weather Affecting Price but Not in Recovery Mode

🕔May 31, 2019Weather wise, the month of May has not been kind. The US cotton production area has experienced extremes in weather. New crop futures prices have seen a bit of a […]

Shurley on Cotton: Prices Tumble Through Support as Trade Uncertainties Mount

🕔May 17, 2019New crop Dec futures had solid support at 72 cents. Having earlier reached the 77-cent area, prices had begun to decline in mid-April but the 72 cent area was expected […]

Shurley on Cotton: Market Thoughts Ahead of the May Report

🕔May 8, 2019USDA will release its May crop production and supply and demand estimates on Friday this week. In May, the final yield/production numbers for the previous crop year are released. Also, […]

Shurley on Cotton: Market Improves, Future Unknown as Planting Approaches

🕔Apr 11, 2019In my previous comments to you, the title was “Cotton Continues to Need Clarity”. I’m not sure much has changed in that regard. The market has certainly made nice improvement, […]

Shurley on Cotton: Market Continues to Need Clarity

🕔Mar 15, 2019A week or so ago, as I left early one morning for work, the fog was so bad you literally could not see how to drive. Literally, every foot down […]

Cotton Payments, Disaster Assistance, and Safety Net Update

🕔Mar 12, 2019USDA announced last July that it would act to assist farmers damaged by tariffs and reduced exports. In September, the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) was initiated and the signup began. […]

Shurley on Cotton: “Uncertain” is the Buzzword for 2019 Crop

🕔Feb 15, 2019For at least a few reasons discussed here, 2019 will shape up to be an important and pivotal year for many farms and cotton growers. A lot has happened, more […]

Cotton Market and Farm Bill Update Webinar – Video Now Online

🕔Jan 18, 2019University of Georgia Cotton Economist Don Shurley presented a Cotton Market and Farm Bill Update webinar in conjunction with the University of Arkansas this week. A video of that presentation […]

Webinar: Cotton Market Outlook and Policy Update, Jan. 17

🕔Jan 14, 2019Join us Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 3 p.m. CST for the next Food and Agribusiness Webinar as we will be hearing from Dr. Don Shurley, cotton economist and professor […]

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