Cleveland on Cotton: USDA Predicts Texas Planting Down 6%

🕔Mar 29, 2019Cotton futures relieved their seriously overbought conditions and charged ahead to near the prior week’s settlements.  Reasonably good export sales and shipments were positive for the market. Continued speculative and […]

Cotton Council – New NCC Directors Announced

🕔Feb 12, 2019The National Cotton Council directors for 2019 were announced at the NCC’s annual meeting held in San Antonio, Texas, on February 8-10. Elected to the NCC Board during segment caucuses […]

Cotton Council – Incoming President Named

🕔Feb 11, 2019Mike Tate, a cotton producer from Huntsville, Ala., was elected National Cotton Council (NCC) chairman for 2019. Named during the NCC’s 2019 annual meeting, held in San Antonio, Texas on […]

U.S. Cotton Acres Planting Intentions Up 2.9% in 2019, NCC Survey

🕔Feb 9, 2019U.S. cotton producers intend to plant 14.5 million cotton acres this spring, up 2.9 percent from 2018 (based on USDA’s December 2018 estimate), according to the National Cotton Council’s 38th […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Rumors To The Contrary, China is in a Buying Mood

🕔Feb 16, 2018ICE finally had an up to end the week, suggesting that the final leg of the downside move had ended and the three week downturn was basically over. I had […]

Rose on Cotton: Booking Slows – Also, Pondering New Cottonseed Program

🕔Feb 16, 2018The May contract finished modestly lower on the week, giving up 47 points to settle at 77.16. The May – July spread finished at (96) while the old crop/new crop […]

Cotton: Where To Learn About “Seed Cotton” Program – Conference Calls, Webinars

🕔Feb 16, 2018The National Cotton Council a series of regional information conference calls/webinars regarding provisions of the recently authorized 2018 Seed Cotton farm program.  This will cover  the seed cotton program, including […]

Tennessee: Seed Cotton Programs Webinar, Feb. 19

🕔Feb 15, 2018The National Cotton Council is sponsoring a webinar on the 2018 Seed Cotton Program on Monday, February 19th from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. UT Extension has 3 locations currently […]

Cotton: NCC Expects World Production to Exceed Demand in 2018

🕔Feb 10, 2018National Cotton Council economists point to a few key factors that will shape the U.S. cotton industry’s 2018 economic outlook. In recent months, cotton prices have maintained a stronger appearance […]

Cotton: Planting Intentions Survey Shows Uneven 2018 Uptick

🕔Feb 10, 2018U.S. cotton producers intend to plant 13.1 million cotton acres this spring, up 3.7 percent from 2017, according to the National Cotton Council’s 37th Annual Early Season Planting Intentions Survey. (see […]

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