Thompson On Cotton: Cautiously Bullish, With Emphasis On “Cautiously”

🕔Mar 16, 2018Sound the trumpets and beat the gong, the market rally continues. May futures extended its retracement above 80 cents, closing today at 83.53. New crop December futures, which now has […]

Cotton: With New “Seed Cotton” Program, 3 Key Points To Consider

🕔Feb 16, 2018Unthinkable at one time, but thanks to the diligent efforts of many within our industry, cotton is once again considered a covered commodity under Title 1 of the 2014 Farm […]

Thompson On Cotton: With Rally, Consider Pricing 2018 Crop

🕔Jan 17, 2018Let me go on record as saying, this old southern boy has had his fill of this bitter cold winter. The only consolation being that it may curb some pest […]

Thompson On Cotton: Ending 2017 With A Bright Outlook

🕔Dec 20, 2017Superstitious, you bet! Hate to admit it, but I am. Hence one of the reasons you haven’t received a market commentary in a few weeks. I’m reminded of when a […]

Thompson On Cotton: 2 Factors Offer Potential Price Support In 2018

🕔Nov 22, 2017“The cotton crop of 2017, yeah I remember it well, not an easy one considering….” Such words will be uttered in gin offices and coffee shops across the Cotton Belt […]

Thompson on Cotton: Demand Strengthens as Harvest Slows

🕔Nov 10, 2017Cotton harvest is progressing but not at the break neck speed of last year or even a month ago. Efforts to gather this crop have succumbed to the throes of […]

Thompson on Cotton: Market Doesn’t Blink at USDA’s Oct. Numbers

🕔Oct 23, 2017Have mercy! USDA finally delivered a monthly WASDE report that didn’t rock the world.  Consequently, the market barely batted an eye staying firmly entrenched in its long standing trading range […]

Thompson On Cotton: Riding The Weather Rollercoaster

🕔Oct 11, 2017This year’s cotton crop has been challenging, to say the least. It’s safe to say we’ve been tested by torrential rains, planting delays, sandstorms, replanting, three major hurricanes and now […]

Thompson on Cotton: USDA Raises Production, Doesn’t Account for Harvey, Irma

🕔Sep 15, 2017Relentless, USDA delivers another sucker punch with a very bearish September supply and demand report released this week.  Despite two major hurricanes in the past month, which targeted major cotton […]

Thompson on Cotton: Early Estimates on Harvey Losses Near 750,000 Bales

🕔Sep 7, 2017We mentioned a few weeks ago, USDA’s 21.5 million bale crop estimate seemed highly unlikely with so much time to go before it was in bagging and ties. That being […]

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