Thompson on Cotton Nov 20, 2023

    🕔Nov 20, 2023
    Last week’s activity centered around spread trading as December prepares to exit the board and March becomes the official cover month. Though prices moved in a consolidated range both contracts […]

    USDA: Weekly Cotton Market Review Nov 15, 2023

    🕔Nov 15, 2023
    Spot quotations averaged 448 points lower than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, […]

    East-Central Texas Farmer Blown Away By Cotton Yields This Year Nov 14, 2023

    🕔Nov 14, 2023
    U.S. Farm Report and AgDay is hitting the fields to check on cotton harvest progress and yields with the 2023 Cotton Harvest Tour this year, which is sponsored by Deltapine®. The […]

    Ag Economists Report Long Term Trends In Grain And Oilseed Profitability Nov 13, 2023

    🕔Nov 13, 2023
    U.S. grains and oilseeds as a group have earned a cumulative private market net return since 2006 of +4%. In contrast, over 1975-2006 private market net return was a -11% […]

    Thompson On Cotton: Will The Bandage Hold And Bleeding Stop?   Nov 13, 2023

    🕔Nov 13, 2023
    Last week’s market activity was wild with daily trading volumes in excess of 90,000 contracts for two consecutive days, a near all-time high for cotton.  Not surprising  with all that […]

    Cotton: World Markets and Trade Nov 9, 2023

    🕔Nov 9, 2023
    China is the largest producer and exporter of both synthetic1 and cotton fabrics, used to manufacture apparel and home textiles. China’s recent cotton fabric shipments have trended lower at an […]

    USDA Announces Appointments of Members, Alternates, and Advisors to Serve on The Cotton Board Nov 8, 2023

    🕔Nov 8, 2023
    (MEMPHIS, TN) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the appointment of 12 members, 12 alternate members, and two advisors to serve on The Cotton Board. All appointees will serve […]

    Thompson On Cotton: What Is Really Influencing the Market? Nov 6, 2023

    🕔Nov 6, 2023
    After months of repeated challenges, our biggest fear was market support in the low 80’s would break.  How appropriate it would do so Halloween week.  It appears sellers were spooked […]

    Southwest Cotton Needs a Rebound Nov 3, 2023

    🕔Nov 3, 2023
    While a few Southwest cotton fields flourished with yields to brag about at the gin, the majority of the region’s production suffered, from one weather extreme to another. From drought […]

    BASF Announces Its 2024 E3 Sustainable Cotton Program Nov 2, 2023

    🕔Nov 2, 2023
    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., — Enrollment for the e3 Sustainable Cotton program is now open. From seed to bale, the e3 Sustainable Cotton program by BASF provides an entirely traceable and transparent […]


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