Today’s Cotton Newsline is 4 cuts. All cuts are Dr. Jody Campiche, Vice President of Economics and Policy Analysis for the National Cotton Council.
Suggested Introduction 1:
Quality is an essential factor in determining the price of cotton, and it is one of the most important aspects of the marketing process. The U.S. cotton industry has the advantage of being the most reliable source of high quality cotton in the world. Dr. Jody Campiche, Vice President of Economics and Policy Analysis for the National Cotton Council, joins us to explain the process.
Suggested Introduction 2:
U.S. fiber quality has significantly increased due to enhanced crop management practices and technologies - including the use of new and improved seed varieties.
Suggested Introduction 3:
About 70-75% of the U.S. cotton crop is exported each year.
Suggested Introduction 4:
The main competition for U.S. cotton imported into China is from manmade fibers.