Ending stocks rise for corn, fall for cotton

Robinson, Elton
March 2010
Southwest Farm Press;3/18/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 9, p17
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decrease ending stocks for cotton and soybeans in the U.S. It notes that crop cotton's ending stocks are already forecasted at 3.2 million bales which represents a total use of 20.6 percent, while soybean ending stocks are projected at 190 million bushels. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the reasons of the weakening global prices are the softening in import demand and an increase of the major exporters' available supplies.


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