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 […]

Shurley on Cotton: Fundamentals, Fear, and Uncertainty

🕔Jan 11, 2019The cotton market is currently in a decline. Old crop (2018) prices have dropped 20 cents/lb since the highs back in June and most recently fallen 6 cents over just […]

Shurley on Cotton: The Problems and the Possibilities

🕔Dec 14, 2018Nearby March futures seems to be working its way into a corner. There still seems to be solid support around 77 cents but then a hurdle to negotiate (or ceiling […]

Shurley on Cotton: A View of the Boll Game at this Point

🕔Nov 21, 2018Nearby, new crop March futures now stands at 77 and change. There is clear resistance around 81 cents. What does that mean in everyday language? It means 81 to 82 […]

Georgia Cotton: Hurricane Michael Impacts on ARC/PLC Decision

🕔Nov 12, 2018We recently released a factsheet which compares between the Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) for this year after Hurricane Michael. We conducted the analysis based on […]

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