This week’s Cotton Newsline is 4 cuts. All cuts are Gary Adams, vice president of economics and policy analysis for the National Cotton Council.
Suggested Introduction 1:
Excessive rainfall in September and October has deterred harvest efforts in the Mid-South and portions of the Southeast. Gary Adams, vice president of economics and policy analysis for the National Cotton Council says USDA’s latest estimates indicate that as of October 11th only a very small percentage of the Mid-South crop has been harvested.
Suggested Introduction 2:
Adams says we are also seeing delays in the Southeast.
Suggested Introduction 3:
In the Mid-South, Adams says the ’09 crop started under difficult conditions as a cool, wet spring delayed planting.
Suggested Introduction 4:
Adams says the National Cotton Council will continue to stay in touch with regional and state producer interest organizations to monitor the harvest situation.