Kelli Merritt, a cotton producer from Lamesa, Texas, will be the featured speaker for the monthly Ag Market Network teleconference at 7:30 a.m. Monday (Oct. 12.) She will join the Network’s panel of cotton experts who will discuss global cotton production, crop conditions, domestic and export demand and government policy.
Besides being a cotton farmer, Merritt is a commodity broker and crop marketing consultant. She will discuss the cotton market outlook and the new realities of cotton farming in a period of cotton surplus and low demand.
The panel of experts includes O.A. Cleveland, professor emeritus, Mississippi State University; H.W. “Kip” Butts, senior cotton analyst, Informa Economics; Jarral Neeper, president, Calcot, Ltd.; John Robinson, professor and Extension specialist/cotton marketing; and Patrick McClatchy, executive director, Ag Market Network.
To listen to the teleconference live, call 1-712-775-7085 and enter code 969119 or you can listen to an archived recording at www.AgMarketNetwork.net. During the program, questions may be submitted via Facebook (AgMarketNetwork) or Twitter (@AgMarketNetwork).
McClatchy, futures vice resident, Rosenthal-Collins Group, Cordova, Tenn., is the founder and moderator of the Ag Market Network. He can be reached at [email protected] If you have questions or comments, contact McClatchy. Ag Market Network is brought to you in part by sponsorship from Bayer Crop Science and with assistance from “All Ag, All Day” radio stations KFLP 900 AM Floydada-Lubbock, Texas and KDDD 800 AM, Dumas-Amarillo, Texas, and Plains Cotton Growers, Inc.
The Ag Market Network provides free agriculture market news, analysis and advice to all those involved in the ag community. For more on the teleconference and other Ag Market Network events, visit www.AgMarketNetwork.net.