|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.