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Feb 1, 2012
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High Cotton award winners reflect on their families, friends

High Cotton winners reflect on cotton, friends and family during annual High Cotton Awards Breakfast at Beltwide Cotton Conferences in Orlando....More
Jan 25, 2012
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Stewardship, fellowship and passion

Those are three words Shawn Holladay wanted to talk about when he accepted the bronze Cotton Boll award for being named the Southwest High Cotton winner for 2012....More
Jan 24, 2012
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New varieties, better weather may help cotton rebound in 2012

2011 was a difficult year for cotton producers like Justin Cariker who was forced to replant some of his acres three times. But Cariker is still optimistic about cotton....More
Jan 19, 2012
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Conditions on High Plains ‘less than optimal’ in 2011

Cotton producers spent $120 to $150 an acre irrigating their crop on the High Plains in 2011. For some, the return on investment was not what they hoped for....More
Jan 18, 2012
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On becoming a more customer-centric company

Farmers are facing a growing number of challenges these days. Sometimes the questions seem to come faster than the answers. Bayer CropScience leaders are positioning their company to provide more answers, making it more customer-centric in the process. The company’s Lee Rivenbark discussed those new directions and its commitment to cotton in an interview at the Beltwide Cotton Conferences in Orlando....More
Jan 18, 2012
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2011 was a tough year for Southwest, 2012 could be more promising

2011 was a difficult year for many cotton producers, particularly those who endured months of drought in the Southwest. High prices for peanuts and, to a lesser extent, for corn and soybeans could mean cotton farmers have a tough choice to make in the next few months. Florida’s David Wright discussed 2011 and the prospects for 2012 in a speech at the Beltwide Cotton Conferences in Orlando....More
Jan 18, 2012
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Under Armour decides cotton ‘is not the enemy’

There was a time when Under Armour was one of the companies cotton producers loved to hate because of its “Cotton is the Enemy” marketing campaign. That changed when Under Armor decided to work with cotton instead of against it, resulting in the sale of more than a million units of new cotton-based sports apparel. Mark Messura talked about how that came about in an interview at the Beltwide Cotton Conferences....More
Jan 12, 2012
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GDP growth could be key to cotton mill use in 2012

National Cotton Council's Gary Adams says global GDP growth could point to mill use in 2012....More
Jan 12, 2012
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Some rain falls on High Plains, more needed to produce normal crop

Study shows cotton farmers need to be able to pump at least three gallons of water per minute on High Plains to produce adequate crop....More
Jan 5, 2012
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Government debt could be limiting factor for cotton prices

The world’s governments are expected to have to roll over $8 trillion in sovereign debt in the coming year. How the financial markets handle those obligations could play a role in cotton prices along with other factors such as drought in Argentina. J. Michael Quinn discussed those issues during a presentation on Cotton’s 2012 Market Outlook at the Beltwide Cotton Conferences in Orlando....More
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