PNW Labor Negotiations Still Unresolved
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Wed Jun 17, 2015 02:46 PM CDT

DTN China Correspondent Lin Tan sent us an article about China's declining cotton acreage earlier this week. Farmers there have planted 20% fewer acres to cotton than they did the year previous, marking two years of decline.

Cotton acreage in the U.S. is also taking a hit this year. According to USDA's Prospective Planting survey, farmers were only likely to plant 9.55 million acres, down 13% year over year. With the heavy rains in Texas this spring and early summer, there have been plenty of reports about cotton acreage declining even more.

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