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Tanzania: Cotton output likely to drop

COTTON production for the 2015/16 agriculture season is likely to drop following the absence of quality seeds that could be used by farmers the...

Wilt disease likely to harm local cotton production

THE government has asked distributors of wilt infected cotton seeds to immediately stop spreading them out since they were produced from areas that were...

Ginning margins narrow as cotton prices slide

AHMEDABAD, NOVEMBER 26:   Cotton ginning units have a tough time ahead with shrinking margins, amid falling cotton prices and costly finance from lenders. The fibre commodity...

Cotton moves up on fresh demand

RAJKOT, NOVEMBER 23:   Cotton prices moved up marginally on the back of fresh demand from domestic mills. Moreover, export inquiries also supported the price increase....

Cotton crop disaster: opportunity for global seed corporations

NEWSPAPERS have been rife with reports about a pink bollworm attack on the cotton crop this year. The scenario is indeed disastrous on many...

Govt to limit cotton procurement

To buy only 25 lakh bales at the support price this year, against 87 lakh bales last year We have started cotton procurement at a...

Govt aims to buy only 20-25 lakh cotton bales at MSP...

Government may procure only 20-25 lakh bales of cottonin the current marketing year that began last month as domestic prices are higher than the...

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...

Cotton ginning industry faces loss due to weak prices

News Tags: almost half of ginning units not operational, Cotton ginning industry, cotton lint, cotton prices fallen, cotton seed, due to weak prices, facing...

ICA discusses cotton’s hottest topics at trade event

Six hundred delegates from the global cotton community came together to take part in the International Cotton Association's (ICA) two-day annual trade event, which...

Cotton ginners hit due to weak prices

The cotton ginning industry is in for a lean season, with weak cotton prices causing losses of about Rs 8 crore a day on...

Cotton prices fall amid weak demand, increased supply

Falling domestic demand from mills coupled with increase in supply in form of new arrivals has pulled down cottonprices by Rs 800-1,000 per candy...

Swelling input costs push Telangana and AP cotton farmers to traditional...

HYDERABAD: Cotton farmers now have an option of switching to non-BT or traditional hybrid varieties that have given comparable yields in trials at nearly...

PCGA for enhancing cotton production up to 30 million bales

Newly elected Chairman Shahzad Ali Khan and Vice Chairmen Girdhari Lal and Malik M Sarfraz Nazim of Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) have stressed...

Ginners asked to avoid hedge trading

Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) Chairman Shehzad Ali Khan has advised the ginners not to join hedge trading, saying that the current cotton season...

Cotton prices may strengthen on RD, lower output

Following the imposition of 10 percent regulatory duty on imports of cotton yarn and lower cotton production estimates, cotton prices are likely to strengthen...

Australia toasts cotton industry award winners

Nearly 500 people gathered to celebrate the recipients of the 2015 Australian Cotton Industry Awards at a ceremony held at Narrabri in New...

India tries its hand at desi Bt cotton once again

NAGPUR: After a failed experiment in 2009, India is once again trying its hand at creating desi Bt cotton seeds. The city-based Central Institute...

Bombay HC rejects seed traders plea against slashing of BT cotton...

NAGPUR: In a major victory for Maharashtra government, the Bombay High Court upheld its decision to reduce price of BT cotton seed bag by...

India’s 2015-16 cotton acreage seen down by the most in 13...

MUMBAI: Cotton acreage in top grower India is likely to drop by the most in over a decade this year, as plunging prices and...