Timely information about the cotton markets is now available weekly. The Ag Market Network has added a new audio feature to its website, a 5-minute, weekly cotton recap presented each Friday at 6 p.m., by cotton market analyst O.A. Cleveland. The link to the recap can be found at www.AgMarketNetwork.com. The next update will be Friday, Sept. 5.

Ag Market Network executive director Pat McClatchy says the weekly updates, along with a revamped website and a new phone-in option for Ag Market Network’s monthly conference calls, are designed to provide listeners with timely, up-to-the-minute news behind the cotton markets.

Ag Market Network monthly conference call

Over 750 people called into the Ag Market Network’s Aug. 13 conference call, using a new phone-in option. The number is 712-775-7085, followed by the code: 969119. The audio for the Aug. 13 conference and others can be found here: http://bit.ly/1pgUJ5T .

Listeners of the Ag Market Network’s monthly update on cotton crop conditions and market outlook still have the option to listen live over radio station KFLP 900 AM, from Floydada, Texas and KZIP from 1310 AM, Amarillo, Texas, or listen live on the Internet at www.AgMarketNetwork.com.

Listeners can e-mail questions to the panel of cotton experts at patmclatchy@icloud.com. A recording of the event will be available soon after the conclusion of the conference call on the website.

Sept. 12 conference call

The next Ag Market Network conference call is Sept. 12, at 7:30 a.m., the day after the release of USDA’s Sept. 11, Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates. Guest speaker will be O.A. Cleveland, professor emeritus, Mississippi State University.

Future guest speakers are Jarral Neeper, president, Calcot, Oct. 13, and John Robinson, Extension economist-cotton marketing, Texas A&M University.

You can follow Ag Market Network updates and information on Twitter and Facebook here, facebook.com/agmarketnetwork and here, twitter.com/agmarketnetwork.

The Ag Market Network is sponsored by Bayer CropScience, Cotton Incorporated and Farm Press Publications.