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Is cotton looking too good? Farmers facing weaker prices

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Cotton is looking good across the state as bolls open and harvest nears, but increased cotton acreage planted across the country means lower prices on this year’s crop. In its Aug. 24 report, the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimated 17 percent of Mississippi’s cotton is in excellent condition and 54 percent in […] [...]

Cotton rebounds

by Published: September 19,2010

Tags: cotton, Ernie Flint, Johnny Swayze

Johnny Swayze, 58, has been in the cotton business as long as he can remember. Ask him if remembers the worst crop in his lifetime, and he doesn’t have to go back far — only to last year. “We don’t have anybody living today that can remember one worse,” said Swayze, who operates the Midway […] [...]

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