|Mid-South Cotton Producers to See Georgia Operations 06/18/2013|
Eight Mid-South cotton producers will see cotton operations in Georgia on June 24-28 as part of the '13 NCC’s Producer Information Exchange program (P.I.E.).
|Brazil WTO Case Framework Agreement Summary/Background 06/14/2013|
A NCC-prepared summary/background document on the Framework Agreement in the Brazil World Trade Organization Case notes that the Agreement delays Brazilian retaliation.
|Congressional Letter To USTR Expressing TPP Concerns 06/14/2013|
Multiple Congress Members, including several from the Cotton Belt, have signed onto a letter to the US Trade Representative expressing their collective concern regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations -- and urging support for a yarn forward rule in the final TPP.
|US Textile Industry Working for Acceptable TPP 06/14/2013|
According to reports from the National Council of Textiles, the recently completed round of Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations conducted in Lima, Peru began to focus on a textile rule of origin.
|NCC Welcomes Senate Farm Bill Passage 06/11/2013|
The NCC appreciates the timely action by the US Senate in approving the Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013 by a 66-27 vote.
|SURE Disaster Program Deadline Approaches for '11 Crops 06/03/2013|
USDA's Farm Service Agency reminds producers they have until Friday, June 7, '13 to apply for assistance for '11 crop losses under the Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Program. The program provides crop disaster assistance payments to eligible producers on farms that have incurred crop production or quality losses.