NCC Believes Brazil WTO Case Resolved02/20/2014 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.
Cotton Newsline: April 23, 201404/23/14 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, 201404/16/14 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, 201404/11/14 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, 201404/09/14 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, 201404/02/14 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, 201403/28/14 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.