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Cotton researchers to benefit from new seed variants

The first meeting of the Cotton Committee has proposed to accelerate the work in respect of the Seed Amendment Act, which would necessitate introduction...

Cotton prices up by Rs2,000 per maund

KARACHI: Cotton price rose by Rs2,000 per maund during the last week owing to the historic increase in the international cotton market where contracts...

Ghanaian cotton sector to cash in on high prices

Minister of Food and Agriculture, Kwesi Ahwoi recently said that, Ghana holds the capacity to produce 250,000 metric tons of lint cotton in the...

South African cotton output up 138%

As far as the local outlook is concerned, the second estimate for the 2010/11 production year indicates a total crop of 101,148 lint bales,...

Tight Supplies, High Demand Give Legs to Soft-Commodity Rally

NEW YORK, cotton commodity coffee reached multi-year highs this week, and new crops are not expected to arrive in time for cool prices in...

Cotton Gains to Record, Heads for Biggest Weekly Advance in Three...

Cotton futures advanced by the daily maximum, heading for the biggest weekly gain in three months, on signs global supplies will remain subdued amid...

Cotton Futures Top $2 a Pound as Limited Worldwide Supplies Trail...

Cotton prices rose, extending a rally above $2 a pound, on signs that global supplies will remain limited this year amid increased demand from...

Record cotton production in 2011/12 as response to record prices

World cotton area is projected to rise by 7% in 2011/12 to 36 million hectares, the largest in 17 years, in response to record...

India Cotton Advisory Board revises 2010-11 cotton output downwards

LUBBOCK, USA (Commodity Online): India's Cotton Advisory Board has revised downwards the the estimate of cotton production for 2010-11. On Saturday, February 26th, India’s...

Soft Cotton, Hard-Hitting Prices

Calling all shoppers: the price of clothing is expected to continue rising due to high labor costs and high demand for goods. With the...

Cotton output estimate cut 5%

MUMBAI, FEB 26: The Cotton Advisory Board meeting held on Saturday lowered production estimate by five per cent to 312 lakh bales...

Bt cotton seed production dips 35%

The production of Bt cotton seeds dipped 30-35 per cent in Andhra Pradesh, owing to high production costs. As a result, while the demand...

Cotton prices to soar with high global demand

Strong demand in the global market is likely to boost the cotton prices in the domestic market. This year, owing to...

India may topple China in cotton production

India may overtake China as the world's largest cotton producer by 2015 with the advantage of increased adoption of hybrid seeds and expected launch...

Bt cotton seed production dips 35%

The production of Bt cotton seeds dipped 30-35 per cent in Andhra Pradesh, owing to high production costs. As a result, while the demand...

Demand to raise cotton prices

COTTON prices in Zimbabwe are likely to rise owing to firm demand on the international market, Cotton Association of Zimbabwe director general  Godfrey Buka...

Cotton prices reach historic highs

The all-American T-shirt-and-jeans combo will soon cost consumers more, thanks to rising cotton prices. Out this month, a federal government report showed global...

Paucity of Bt cotton seeds may hurt India cotton output

LUBBOCK, USA (Commodity Online): India’s cotton production increases in recent years have been due to the use of Bt cotton and hybrid seeds. There...

Cotton growers rejoice with soaring commodity prices

For long it has remained a trend that, the cotton marketing season is marked with price disagreements, with the cultivators holding back their crops...

Pakistan’s cotton farmers reap health benefits from using less pesticide

In the cotton-growing district outside Bahawalpur city, in Pakistan's southern Punjab region, a group of women gather at the house of a local farmer....