Cotton Marketing News:  Cotton Slipping but Should Find Support

Cotton Marketing News: Cotton Slipping but Should Find Support

Don Shurley, UGA Professor Emeritus of Cotton Economics Market math can sometimes be confusing.  Case in point—December futures have lost 2.37 cents this week.  I read a story today lamenting the decline.  December closed today at just under 62 cents (61.84). Well,...
Cotton Marketing News:  Cotton Showing More Positive Patterns

Cotton Marketing News: Cotton Showing More Positive Patterns

Don Shurley, UGA Professor Emeritus of Cotton Economics Since the summer lows around the 58-cent level, cotton prices (Dec19 futures) have managed to fight through all the negatives and unknowns and trended back up—to the 65-66 cents range.  Prices have gained about...
Alabama Row Crops Short Course – December 10

Alabama Row Crops Short Course – December 10

The 2019 Alabama Row Crops Shortcourse will take place on December 10th at the Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center.  This FREE course is an excellent opportunity for producers to expand their knowledge with researchers on the cutting edge of...
Cotton Marketing News: Cotton Shows Potential—Now a Matter When

Cotton Marketing News: Cotton Shows Potential—Now a Matter When

Don Shurley, UGA Professor Emeritus of Cotton Economics Cotton growers, in the midst of the harvest season, are waiting for prices to show some improvement before pricing any remaining portions of the crop.  While the seesaw action in price continues, it increasingly...
USDA Commodity Costs and Return Estimates

USDA Commodity Costs and Return Estimates

Source: USDA Economic Research Service Cost and return estimates are reported for the United States and major production regions for corn, soybeans, wheat, cotton, grain sorghum, rice, peanuts, oats, barley, milk, hogs, and cow-calf. The series of commodity cost and...