Today's Cotton Newsline is 5 cuts. All cuts are Gary Adams, Vice President of Economics and Policy Analysis for the National Cotton Council.
Suggested Introduction 1:
In its final estimate of the 2012 US cotton crop, USDA placed total production at 17.31 million bales, up from the January estimate of 17 million bales. Gary Adams, Vice President of Economics and Policy Analysis for the National Cotton Council, shares more details from the report.
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Adams breaks down the report by region.
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Weather patterns, especially the unusual ones we've observed this planting season, are going to be important to monitor this season.
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The southwest is already battling dry weather conditions.
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Adams closes with an explanation for the planting delays across the cotton belt.