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...
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...
Cotton Marketing News:  Where to Go from Here?

Cotton Marketing News: Where to Go from Here?

Don Shurley, UGA Professor Emeritus of Cotton Economics I’ve devoted the last 30 years of my life to cotton growers and the cotton industry.  Prior to this, I witnessed the 1980’s when financial problems took a toll on many farm businesses. While on faculty at the...