Talk Business

By George Jared

Cotton prices have been in the doldrums for the last several years, and there was no reason to think they would rise this year. But they did.

The biggest price hikes typically occur in June, and by July the prices are usually set, Black Oak Gin Company Manager Cheryl Luther told Talk Business and Politics. But, this July prices did edge slightly up, bringing a bit of relief to cotton farmers in the Mississippi Delta Region.

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