Shurley on Cotton: Strong Prices Continue – So Far with Few Hiccups Aug 27, 2021

🕔Aug 27, 2021
Most of the time, but not always, prices tend to trend down into the harvest months. It’s called seasonality and for that reason, farmers like to price some portion of […]

Shurley on Cotton: USDA Reports Continue to Feed Optimism Aug 14, 2021

🕔Aug 14, 2021
This week’s monthly USDA numbers were a bit of a surprise and the weekly export report was good. As a result, December futures gained over 2 cents today—pushing us to […]

Shurley on Cotton: Maybe Not Red, but Possible Caution Flags Ahead Jul 30, 2021

🕔Jul 30, 2021
A positive spin on things first. This appears to be shaping up as one of those rare and blessed years where most producers will enjoy both a good crop and […]

Shurley on Cotton: Market’s Path Clearer But Still Uncertain Jul 13, 2021

🕔Jul 13, 2021
Prices continue to show strength. New crop December futures closed today at 88.16 cents—the highest in a month and topping 88 cents for the third time near the contract high. […]

Shurley on Cotton: Prices Post a “Triple Top” Jun 14, 2021

🕔Jun 14, 2021
If you feel like you are “behind” in your pricing/price protection and have been waiting for opportunity to get caught up, here you go. We mentioned a couple of weeks […]

Shurley on Cotton: Choppy Trade on Weather Uncertainty, Support Remains Jun 1, 2021

🕔Jun 1, 2021
Years and years long ago, I was attending a conference in Ames, Iowa. It was 105 degrees in the middle of a drought. The corn market went down limit for […]

Shurley on Cotton: Bad Week Hopefully Just a Hiccup May 17, 2021

🕔May 17, 2021
New crop December futures had a miserable week. Texas got rain and that’s good, but the market took a toll on the grower because of it. December futures lost 567 […]

Shurley on Cotton: Weather, Exports Remain Driving Factors May 3, 2021

🕔May 3, 2021
The market (new crop Dec futures) seems to be working its way in to a “comfort zone” of mostly 81 to 87 cents. Ahead of USDA’s May supply/demand numbers on […]

Shurley on Cotton: Return to Optimism Still On Wobbly Legs Apr 14, 2021

🕔Apr 14, 2021
From the peak at near 88 cents in late February to the decline to near 76 cents in late March, cotton price (new crop December futures) are trying to mount […]

Shurley on Cotton: Ho-Hum Export Report and Unsettled Planting Intentions Apr 2, 2021

🕔Apr 2, 2021
The hopeful return to the upper 80’s has stalled. The market (new crop Dec futures) was in a downtrend for the month of March and April isn’t starting out any […]

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