Price of a quintal of cotton.. Many consumers are looking for the price of a quintal of cotton today, Wednesday, October 25, 2023, as prices vary from day to day, and the price of Egyptian cotton today is witnessing new price increases.
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The price of a quintal of cotton today
The Giza 92 variety, grown in Damietta Governorate, fetched about P18,450 per quintal.
The Giza 94 variety, grown in Sharkia, Dakahlia and Ismailia governorates, fetched about P15,700 per quintal.
Cotton is one of the most important strategic and economic crops, and due to the price increase, this has led to a demand to increase the horizontal cropped area, coupled with efforts to increase vertical production, as the cropped area has witnessed a noticeable decline in recent years.
Benefits of Cotton Cultivation
– Summer crops that use the least water.
– It contributes to improving the properties of clay soil.
– Maintain sustainability.
– Suitable for cultivation in saline and weak soils and at the ends of canals.
– It offers many employment opportunities in industry or agriculture.
– It supplies cultivation for local industry and by-products of vegetable oils and animal feed.
The area has been planted with cotton this year
The General Authority for Cotton Arbitration and Testing announced the area of cotton cultivation in the current world, which covers about 254,875 hectares in about 18 different governorates.
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The Cotton Institute receives an African delegation at the agricultural research station in Kafr El-Sheikh (photos)
The Governor of Kafr El-Sheikh witnesses the beginning of the cotton harvest amid the presence of male and female farmers