Today’s Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Dr. Jody Campiche, Vice President of Economics and Policy Analysis for the National Cotton Council.
Suggested Introduction 1:
For the past three years, U.S. cotton producers have struggled with low cotton prices, high production costs, and the resulting financial hardships. Dr. Jody Campiche, Vice President of Economics and Policy Analysis for the National Cotton Council, joins us to explain the projected increase in cotton acreage this year considering the uncertain economic environment under which farmers operate.
Suggested Introduction 2:
Of course, certain regions of the cotton belt are showing higher acreage increases than others.
Suggested Introduction 3:
Also, planted acreage is just one of the factors that determines supplies of cotton and cottonseed.