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Recent Research

Convergence Issues in the Intercontinental Exchange Cotton Futures Contract: Alternatives and Potential Remedies

2011/12 - 2021/22 Global Cotton Outlook

Comparison of Carbon Emission Assesment Using Extension Budgets and Real Farm Data: Cotton in the Texas Plains

A "Big Picture" Look: The Economy of Agriculture

Cotton Market Outlook

Chinese Domestic Textile Demand

Bloomberg Radio Interview featuring Dr. Hudson talking about Cotton - © 2011 Bloomberg L.P. All rights reserved. Used with permission.



Goals and Objectives

1) Prepare medium-term outlook for the U.S. and world cotton market.

2) Analyze the effects of alternative policies and external factors on production, utilization, farm and retail prices, farm income, trade, and government costs.

3) Brief members of the U.S. Senate and House Agriculture Committees on projections for U. S. and world cotton markets.


Dr. Darren Hudson
Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics
Texas Tech University