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January 2017
Support Conveyed For Pruitt As EPA Administrator 01/19/2017
A letter signed by the NCC and 28 other organizations and sent to the Senate respectfully requested that the Senate confirm Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as EPA administrator.
Coalition's Comments Regarding Chlorpyrifos Include NCC's Input 01/19/2017
The NCC was part of the Pesticide Policy Coalition's comments to the public docket for the chlorpyrifos comment period which closed during the week of January 16. closed.
Concerns Relayed Regarding Chlorpyrifos 01/19/2017
The NCC was a signatory, along with 34 other agricultural stakeholders, on a letter to the EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy decrying the agency’s action regarding chlorpyrifos.
NCC Ready to Work With New Agriculture Secretary 01/19/2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The National Cotton Council congratulates former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue on his nomination for Secretary of Agriculture.
EPA Releases Enlist Duo Label 01/13/2017
EPA posted the new label for Enlist Duo, and the herbicide now can be used on Enlist cotton in all cotton growing states with the exception of California.
Letter Urged House Members' Support for Commodity End-User Relief Act 01/13/2017
The NCC joined 23 other organizations on a letter,  to all House Members urging their support for the Commodity End-User Relief Act, which eventually passed the House and was sent to the Senate for consideration.
Letter to Trump Highlights Importance of Exports 01/13/2017
The NCC, along with 15 other farm and commodity organizations, sent a letter to President-elect Trump and Vice President-elect Pence outlining the importance of strong exports, open export markets, and positive trade promotion and agreements to U.S. agriculture.
NCC Comments on Biotechnology Products’ Coordinated Framework 01/06/2017
The NCC filed comments on the 2017 Update to the Coordinated Framework for the Regulation of Biotechnology released by the White House.
Dr. Peng Chee Receives 2016 Cotton Genetics Research Award 01/05/2017
Dr. Peng Chee, a professor of Cotton Molecular Genetics/Breeding at the University of Georgia’s Coastal Plain Experiment Station in Tifton, is the recipient of the 2016 Cotton Genetics Research Award.
December 2016
2016 NCC Election Overview 12/30/2016
The NCC prepared an updated, full summary of the Presidential election, Administration transition update and updated House and Senate leadership as well as key Committee leadership.