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Cotton Insights for August 08, 2016

Cotton prices witnessed a positive trend at the various markets of India amid tight supply and increased mills buying. Cotton prices further got...

USDA-Weekly Cotton Market Review: June 10, 2016

Spot cotton quotations were 169 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for...

Tanzania: Cotton Farmers in Dilemma as Pesticide Proves Ineffective

Cotton marketing season is scheduled for opening in the next few days amid grieving by majority of peasants whose farms have been badly damaged...

USDA-Weekly Cotton Market Review: May 13, 2016

Spot cotton quotations were 160 points lower than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for...

Can 30,000 cotton plants per acre be enough to reach top...

The optimal seeding rate and plant population for cotton varies from field to field and is dependent on many factors.  As seed costs are...

Cotton should remain viable High Plains crop in spite of climate...

Joe Mustian, Texas A&M AgriLife Research associate, observes the physiological development of cotton plants in irrigation treatments at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research...

What are 2016 cotton options for California, Arizona?

Seed companies are readying their 2016 announcements for cotton. Cotton may not be king anymore in California due largely to drought...

Disease wipes out cotton crop in 4 Maharashtra villages

There's more trouble for over 150 farmers in Maharashtra. Over 600 acres of standing cotton crop has suddenly withered away in four villages...

USDA – Weekly Cotton Market Review: June 20

Spot cotton quotations were virtually unchanged from the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the...

Weaving up new uses for cotton

In the agriculture industry, having a green thumb can help businesses improve their yield and their bottom line. As good stewards, our nation’s farmers,...

Efficient cotton irrigation demands systems approach

Wringing the most possible benefit out of a drop of water has been a high priority for Oklahoma cotton farmers for the past four...

Pakistan: Cotton output rises 11pc to 7.6m bales

KARACHI: Higher flow of phutti (seed cotton) from cotton fields into ginneries helped increase cotton production by 11.02 per cent at 7.606 million bales...

Pakistan: Brisk trading on cotton market

KARACHI, Oct 22: Cotton market witnessed hectic activity for the second consecutive session on Tuesday where leading spinners and exporters remained busy in buying...

Pakistan: Steady conditions on cotton market

KARACHI, Sept 21: Steady conditions prevailed on cotton market on Saturday. Some spinners and exporters indulged in short-covering to meet their near future requirement. However, short...

Heat Wave Scorching Crops in China May Cut Rice, Cotton Output

Rice and cotton output in China, the world’s biggest producer, may drop this year amid a deadly heat wave across much of the country, according...

Rain may help cotton farmers get through summer

Rainfall up to three inches in southern Comanche and eastern Tillman Counties could help cotton farmers keep their dryland crop growing the rest of...

USDA – Weekly Cotton Market Review: May 31, 2013

Spot cotton quotations averaged nearly three cents lower than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton Program. Quotations for the...

USDA: Weekly Cotton Market Review: March 29, 2013

Spot cotton quotations averaged 245 points lower than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton Program. Quotations for the base...

Despite some high leaf grades, 2012 cotton quality was good

Although there was concern last fall about abnormally high leaf grades in Mississippi cotton, only a very small percentage of the crop classed at...

Cotton prices down this year even as SE Mo. acres increase

Cotton planting got off to a late start. Then came a disastrous drought coupled with scorching heat. Now an unusually wet fall is making...