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Futures market stumbles

“A dull affair” mostly describes the week of October 15-19 in cotton. December futures did post a three-week high and a high close Monday but resistance kicked in above 79 cents, and the balance of the week saw prices drift lower. December ultimately lost 45 points on...

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New videos aid effort to eliminate contamination

It's cotton-pickin' time and it's more important than ever for cotton producers to deliver contaminant-free cotton. The National Cotton Council has created and made available two excellent videos to help growers to achieve that goal. The Council urges producers,...

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91st annual meeting acknowledged challenges

The 2017-18 marketing year was not an outstanding one for its members, Calcot Chairman Greg Wuertz announced at the co-op’s 91st annual meeting September 25 in Phoenix, Ariz. “I must be blunt: our results for 2017-18 were not what I was hoping to see,” he said,...

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Paul Bush: new Calcot president

Paul E. Bush is the new president of Calcot, Ltd., the Bakersfield, Calif.-based cotton marketing cooperative. Bush, a 19-year veteran of the company, was previously vice president of Southwest U.S. operations, and was elected president by the cooperative’s board of...

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