LATEST NEWS FROM Cotton

LEAD DE FL
08:03AM Jan 21, 2020

The Great Shame: Mississippi Delta 2019 Flood of Hell and High Water

Chris Bennett
Technology and Issues Editor

In one of the most heavily ignored and needless catastrophes in recent U.S. history, 548,000 acres of the Mississippi Delta were silently swallowed in 2019 and submerged for five months.

15:39PM Jan 09, 2020

A Look at Cotton Prices and Demand

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

The Adjusted World Price of cotton is at its highest since June. While producers here in the U.S. may not pay as much attention to that price, industry leaders say

Cover Crop
15:22PM Jan 06, 2020

CRP Rental Rates Change for Many Counties in 2020

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

This voluntary program provides annual payments to protect highly-erodible and environmentally sensitive land under 10- to 15-year contracts.

12:14PM Jan 03, 2020

New Cotton Trait to Protect Against Thrips, Tarnished Plant Bugs

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

Bayer is set to launch a new cotton trait, called ThryvOn technology, in the early 2020s.

12:12PM Dec 30, 2019

Cotton Analysis: Look at Q2 Time Frame

AgDay TV
AgWeb Contributor

The cotton market is trading in the green during Monday’s trading session. That’s on top of cotton futures ending last week near the $70 mark.

07:52AM Dec 16, 2019

Cotton Acreage Plunge in 2020?

Chris Bennett
Technology and Issues Editor

How deep a dip for cotton acreage in 2020? With producers saddled by anemic prices and the ongoing U.S.-China trade dispute, a cotton cut up to 3 million acres is

06:00AM Nov 11, 2019

Trade War’s Forgotten Farmers Get Crushed in U.S. Cotton Country

Bloomberg
Wire Service

American cotton farmers are having such a difficult year that even a potential trade deal between the U.S. and China is likely to offer them little comfort.