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Agri View: Tough Times for Cotton Producers

Dan Agri View, Cotton, Exports/Imports

Everett Griner talks about the tough times cotton producers have had in today’s Agri View. Everett looks at what needs to change and what is in the future for cotton producers. Tough Times for Cotton Producers Cotton farmers have had some tough times during the last decade. They have made good crops. They haven’t made any money. Industry leaders say …

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Cotton Production Has Slight Increase

Dan Cotton, Crop Forecasts

All cotton production is forecast at 21.4 million, 480 pound bales, up 1 percent from last month and up 25 percent from last year. Yield is expected to average 900 pounds per harvested acre, up 33 pounds from last year. As of October 29, 55 percent of the cotton acreage was rated in good to excellent condition, compared with 49 percent at the same time last year. Ninety-three …