Listeners to the Ag Market Network’s monthly update on cotton crop conditions and market outlook now have the option to dial in via phone. To participate in the call, dial 712-775-7085, and enter the following code: 969119.

The conference call will take place, Wednesday, Aug. 13, at 7:30 a.m., Central time. Guest speaker Kelli Merritt, cotton producer, broker and merchant from Lamesa, Texas, will be joined by a cotton marketing panel, Carl Anderson, Extension specialist emeritus, Texas A&M University, John Robinson, Extension economist-cotton marketing, Texas A&M University, O.A. Cleveland, professor emeritus, Mississippi State University, and Pat McClatchy, Ag Market Network moderator.

Listeners can e-mail questions to the panel at or can call 1-888-795-8071 and the question will be forwarded.