Market News and Field Days

The biggest news this week was the cotton market jumping about 5 cents in just a few days. Just last week we were talking about 70 cents being a far stretch as the Dec15 contract approached 60 cents. Today (8/14/15) we are approaching 66 cents for the Dec15 contract. Here are some good analysis for further reading.

Cotton Futures Soar Limit Up, as US Slashes Harvest Hopes

USDA Catches Cotton Market by Surprise With Big Drop in Forecast

Cotton Rises on Surprise Forecast…

Last week we had the pleasure of meeting some cotton producers from California and Arizona at the NCC Producer Information Exchange (PIE) tour of Georgia.

Click here for our PIE Tour photos from Facebook.

Click here to see photos from the PIE Tour visit to 1888 Mills in Griffin.

This week the UGA research station in Midville held it’s annual grower field day. Click here for some photos of the event from the UGA Tifton Campus.

Lastly, hold September 9th on your calendars for the annual Cotton & Peanut Field Day at the UGA Tifton Campus. More info to come soon.

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