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: Mills Struggle to Meet Demand; Price on a 90 Cent Path

🕔Apr 27, 2018Cotton prices continue to follow the surge in exports that is being driven by worldwide demand for cotton and particularly the strong demand for U.S. cotton. U.S. high grades have […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Keep an Eye on Mother Nature

🕔Apr 2, 2018Cotton trading continues mixed, but all contracts settled higher the end of the first quarter of the year. Earlier the nearby May and July contracts slipped below 81 cents, but […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Eating Crow; Trucker Rules Impact Delivery – DTN

🕔Feb 23, 2018Prices regrouped on the week with the nearby May trading to 81 cents and the July contract eased up to 82 cents. World cotton consumptions continues to expand it wings […]

Cotton Seed Proposal May Have Unforeseen Consequences

🕔Jan 12, 2018Congress is attempting to reach an agreement on funding the government for the remainder of fiscal year 2018; a short-term continuing resolution passed just before the holidays expires on January […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Bullish Market Except for the Abundance of Low Mic Fiber

🕔Dec 8, 2017The long awaited rally above 70 cents appeared to mature this week as the March contract has gained five cents just since November. I am reminded of my friend that […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Mills and Exports Keeping the Charts Moving

🕔Apr 21, 2017Cotton prices made a run higher this week as export sales and inquiries continue to provide support to the market. The May contract, moves to first notice day and July […]

Cleveland on Cotton: A Boat Full of Growers, Mills and Speculative Managers

🕔Feb 17, 2017Textile mills chipped away at their on-call sales this week, disposing of nearly 50% of them. However, most of the trading was not outright selling, but spread trading (buying the March […]

DTN Cotton Close: The ‘Fiber of Our Lives’ Took a Wild Ride on Last Trade Day of 2016

🕔Dec 30, 2016U.S. export commitments widened the lead over year-ago bookings to 3.436 million RB and reached 73% of the USDA estimate. Unpriced mill on-call position jumped 28,941 lots across the board. […]

Upland Cotton: Special Import Quota Kicks in Due to World Market Price

🕔Dec 30, 2016The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation announced on Dec. 29, 2016 a special import quota for upland cotton that permits importation of a quantity of upland cotton equal to one […]

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