U.S. buying time with trade truce that puts Brazil in high cotton

Texas' High Plains cotton, worth $2.1 billion a year, accounts for a third of U.S. production, according to estimates from Texas Tech's Cotton Economics Research Institute.

"It's a little distasteful, but it's cheaper than it would have been," said Texas Tech agriculture economist Darren Hudson.

Texas' High Plains cotton, worth $2.1 billion a year, accounts for a third of U.S. production, according to estimates from Texas Tech's Cotton Economics Research Institute.

Read the rest of the story at Denton Record-Chronicle