NEWS
DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Wed Sep 18, 2013 03:01 PM CDT

Cotton futures surged to a new high for the move and settled near there Wednesday at the highest finish in a month.

Benchmark December settled up 110 points to 85.54 cents, its highest close since Aug. 20 and just off the high of its 148-point range from down 33 points at 84.11 to up 115 points at 85.59 cents. October closed up 96 points to 85.73 cents and March up 99 points to 85.14 cents.

Federal Reserve officials kept their monthly $85 billion bond-buying program intact, saying they wanted to see more evidence that the economy can sustain improvement before ...

Quick View
  • Prepping for a Pest USDA has released a new set of pest response guidelines for Helicoverpa armigera, the voracious g...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • Study Your Farm Bill Options Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
(none currently available)