At approximately 4 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, on rain slicked roads, a semi-truck rolled over on US 385 about four miles south of Brownfield. The driver was trapped inside and was freed by the Brownfield Fire Department.
Since the summer lows around the 58-cent level, cotton prices (Dec19 futures) have managed to fight through all the negatives and unknowns and trended back up—to the 65-66 cents area. Price gained about 13% over this time.
The cotton market finished down midweek and all contracts months between both crop season eased off into their respective closings. Although, the daily ranges were tight, barely 1.00 cent, volume was large at 52,680 contracts.