This report contains a daily summary of cotton quality by classing office in the United States, with commentary on color grade, leaf grade, staple length, mike, fiber strength, by cotton growing region and the U.S.
This report contains a daily summary of cotton quality by state in the United States, with commentary on color grade, leaf grade, staple length, mike, fiber strength, by cotton growing region and the U.S..
This is an overview of the week's cotton market compared to the previous week and the corresponding week the previous year. It includes the current value of the Adjusted World Price (AWP), the Loan Deficiency Payment (LDP)(or Marketing Loan Gain), the Coarse Count Adjustment, the Upland User Marketing Certificate Rate (Step 2), and the Extra Long Staple (ELS) Step 2 Competitiveness Payment; a report of Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) sales of Upland and Pima cotton forfeited to the CCC loan; supply, demand, offerings, prices, trading activity for the seven spot markets (Southeast, North Delta, South Delta, East Texas-Oklahoma, West Texas, Desert Southwest, and San Joaquin Valley), a textile mill report, stocks, forward contracting, prices received by producers, certificated stocks, production, and consumption; and reports and information from the Bureau of the Census, the National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS), the Farm Service Agency (FSA), the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC), and the Economic Research Service (ERS).
This data is published weekly during the harvest season (generally August through March). It provides weekly and season-to-date data. It is offered in two formats, by classing office and by state. Data includes the number of bales classed; the percentage tenderable; the percentage distributions of color, staple, leaf, micronaire, strength, uniformity, extraneous matter, and trash; and quality averages, where applicable. Includes both week and season-to-date data for both Upland and Pima cotton.