NCC: No More Constraints on US Cotton Policy10/22/2015 The NCC opposes any efforts to further limit US cotton policy in the World Trade Organization’s December Ministerial in Nairobi, Kenya. That was one of the key messages NCC President/CEO Gary Adams delivered at an Oct. 21 House Agriculture Committee hearing.
Global Spinners See US Cotton Operations09/25/2015 Six members of the International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) Spinners Committee visited various US cotton operations and research facilities, on Sept. 13-18, immediately following the ITMF’s Annual Conference in San Francisco.
Cotton Newsline: November 20, 201511/20/15 Preservation of a fully functional marketing loan program has always been a goal for the cotton industry, and the National Cotton Council has always worked hard to maintain this program in making sure that it allows for cotton to move into the appropriate marketing channels.
Cotton Newsline: November 18, 201511/18/15 There has been a recent push in the cotton industry to have cottonseed considered as a minor oilseed by the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC).
Cotton Newsline: November 4, 201511/04/15 Last week the White House and Congressional leadership announced a two year budget agreement that included roughly 3 billion dollars in cuts to the federal crop insurance program.
Cotton Newsline: October 28, 201510/28/15 The National Cotton Council has joined forces with a number of cotton interest organizations in the southeast to put pressure on USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA).