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Cotton LEADS™ Acknowledged By More Than 100 Textile Businesses 03/13/2014
Launched in October of last year, the Cotton LEADS™ program continues to resonate with global textile businesses as a supply chain program committed to responsibly-produced cotton.
Farm Bill Education Meetings (click here for listing) 02/20/2014
A listing is now available of the 49 education meetings in 15 Cotton Belt states the NCC has scheduled to provide its members with a greater understanding of The Agricultural Act of 2014.
NCC Believes Brazil WTO Case Resolved 02/20/2014
In response to Brazil’s decision to request a panel at the WTO to assess the new US farm bill, the NCC stated that the new Stacked Income Protection Plan was developed specifically to bring the United States into compliance with the '08 WTO Appellate Body decision thus resolving the long-standing dispute.
NCC Applauds Timely Varroa Mite Forum 02/19/2014
The NCC applauded USDA for holding its “Varroa Mite Summit” saying the forum is a key step for stopping honey bee health decline.
Bowen Flowers Elected American Cotton Producers Chair 02/11/2014
Bowen Flowers, a Clarksdale, Miss., cotton producer, was elected as chairman of the American Cotton Producers (ACP) of the National Cotton Council (NCC) for 2014.
National Cotton Council Names 2014 Directors 02/10/2014
The National Cotton Council directors for 2014 were announced at the NCC’s annual meeting held here on February 7-9.
Cotton Newsline: April 23, 2014 04/23/14
Dr. Don Parker, the National Cotton Council’s manager of Integrated Pest Management, submitted a response to "Why Congress Should Care about the Beepocalypse," a commentary that appeared in Roll Call, an online newspaper that covers Capitol Hill.
Cotton Newsline: April 16, 2014 04/16/14
In its April report, USDA projected 320,000 fewer bales for the 2013 US cotton crop, now seen at 12.9 million bales based on USDA's Cotton Ginnings report, released in March.
Cotton Newsline: April 11, 2014 04/11/14
Today we are talking with Craig Brown, Vice President of Producer Affairs for the National Cotton Council, as he shares a re-cap of the Farm Bill education meetings the Council held across the cotton belt to provide its members with a greater understanding of the new law and its provisions.
Cotton Newsline: April 9, 2014 04/09/14
In a recent testimony, Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, said there has been significant progress made on implementing the Agricultural Act of 2014, also known as the Farm Bill, which was signed into law in February.
Cotton Newsline: April 2, 2014 04/02/14
Dahlen Hancock, a Texas cotton producer and Cotton Council International (CCI) First Vice President, emphasized the U.S. cotton industry’s responsible production practices through a presentation at the COTTON USA Retail and Marketing Leadership Summit, held in Berlin in March.
Cotton Newsline: March 28, 2014 03/28/14
Wrapping up our series on pollinator issues, Dr. David Epstein, Senior Entomologist for USDA’s Office of Pest Management Policy, joins us today to talk about the varroa mite, a pest that is directly linked to the decline in honey bee health.
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