NEWS
Weekly Cotton Comments
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Fri Jul 3, 2015 07:33 AM CDT

After exploding to a new nine-month high at the end of the prior calendar week, cotton futures finished a holiday-shortened trading week with a marginal loss.

Benchmark December settled Thursday at 67.39 cents, down 12 points from its close on June 26. It posted five new intraday rally highs in a row but closed slightly in the red two consecutive sessions after hitting hardened resistance on back-to-back highs of 68 and 68.11 cents.

December finished June at 67.91 cents, up 328 points or 5.1 percent for the month and 357 points or 5.6 percent for the quarter. Its rally high ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a community of Arkansas farmers have successfully banded togethe...
  • Market News AgriClear is not an auction, but an online digital sales floor where buyers and sellers negotiate...
  • UAS Research Takes Off Key members of the House and Senate last week praised the Federal Aviation Administration for sel...
  • "Total Market Isn't Dead" Used equipment inventories are escalating.
  • Rain, Rain, Go Away Waterlogged and flooded fields in much of the Midwest are putting corn and soybean fields at risk...
  • Feds to Examine Biotech Rules In a memo to USDA, FDA and EPA, the White House stated that a review of biotech regulations was n...
  • Evolution of Farm Kid Jobs DTN Staff Reporter Russ Quinn reflects on the farm activities of his youth that his children will...
  • IARC: Possible 2,4-D Cancer Link The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified the herbicide 2,4-D as possibly ca...
  • Ask the Vet How do I know what minerals my cows need and how much?
Related News Stories
(none currently available)