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"U.S. Cotton Farmers Seek Bank Aid as Government Shutdown Drags" - Reuters 11/14/2013

"TTU Expert: Largest Corn Planting since'30s Could Have Adverse Effect on Cotton" - Newswise 3/06/2013


"West Texas Cotton Crop Expected to Increase 40 Percent" - Fort Worth Star Telegram 6/04/2012


"Cotton Economics Research Institute Unveils Online Database" - Texas Tech Today 11/1/2011

"Texas agriculture hard hit by cotton crash; enter the insurance factor" - Abilene Reporter-News 10/1/2011

"Drought is Changing Face of Agriculture" - KUT Austin Texas 9/30/2011

"Texas Drought a Job Killer Where Cotton is King" - CBS Evening News 9/21/2011

"Record Texas Drought Burns Cotton Farmers as White Gold Withers" - Bloomberg News 9/14/2011

"Texas Plains Farms Still Family-Run" - Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 7/12/2011

"Gildan Benefits from Dip in Cotton Prices" - The Globe and Mail 5/11/2011

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

"USDA Projections Indicate High Prices, Production in 2011" - Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 3/13/2011

"Grain Prices Skyrocketing Now -- Higher Food Prices to Follow" - Wallet Pop 1/14/2011


"South Plains' 2010 Cotton Crop Looks Promising, but Rain Still Needed" - Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 8/18/2010

"Southwest Cotton Appears to Have Brighter Future - Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas will lead the way in U.S. cotton production." - Farm Progress - Kansas Farmer 6/14/2010

"U.S. Buying Time with Trade Truce that puts Bazil in High Cotton" - Dallas Morning News 4/20/2010

"As Farmers Move From Cotton to Corn, Jobs Are Lost" - The Chicago Sun-Times 3/22/10

"Managing Dwindling Water Resources Presents Challenge" - Southwest Farm Press 3/18/10

"Economist Predict Steady Rise in Cotton Prices Over Next Decade" - Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 3/11/10

"Economists Predict Cotton Acres to Rebound Over Next Decade" - High Plains Journal 2/10/2010

"Subsidies Prop Up Cotton Country Through Downturn" - AP Texas News 1/16/2010


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