This week’s Cotton Newsline is 4 cuts. All cuts are Dr. Gary Adams, Vice-President of Economics and Policy Analysis for the National Cotton Council.
Suggested introduction cut 1:
In its August crop report, USDA estimated a 2008- 2009 U.S. crop of 13.8 million bales. Dr. Gary Adams, Vice-President of Economics and Policy Analysis for the National Cotton Council says this number is in comparison to last year’s number of 19.2 million bales.
Suggested introduction cut 2:
Adams says Georgia is also important because they are another 10% of production.
Suggested introduction cut 3:
Adams says the Mid-South is an area we should be concerned with because it has been hot and dry.
Suggested introduction cut 4:
Adams says there is going to be a much smaller crop in the west because of acreage reduction.