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...
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...
Cotton Marketing News:  Cotton’s Struggles Continue

Cotton Marketing News: Cotton’s Struggles Continue

Don Shurley, UGA Professor Emeritus of Cotton Economics Recently, I have often been asked if cotton prices are going to get better.  It’s a tough question and no one knows the answer.  There are positive scenarios that would push price up but the market continues to...
The Economics of Grazing Cool-Season Annual Forages

The Economics of Grazing Cool-Season Annual Forages

Chris Prevatt, UF/IFAS Livestock Economist, Jose Dubeux, Joao Vendramini, and Marcelo Wallau, UF/IFAS Forage Specialists Producers throughout the Southeast feed hay and other stored feedstuffs during the fall, winter, and early spring due to limited forage...