Cotton Newsline: August 29, 2014 National Cotton Council officers, directors and advisors, along with other industry leaders attending the Council’s Mid-Year Board meeting in Memphis, heard updates on farm law implementation and other key issues important to the US cotton industry.
Cotton Newsline: August 27, 2014 The global cotton industry is gearing up for the Sourcing USA Summit in Scottsdale, AZ, Nov. 11-14, '14. Cotton Council International, Cotton Incorporated and the US cotton industry host the biennial Sourcing USA Summit, in cooperation with USDA's Foreign Agricultural Services.
Cotton Newsline: August 22, 2014 Twelve cotton producers from the Southeast saw cotton and other agriculture-related operations in Texas this week as part of the National Cotton Council’s 2014 Producer Information Exchange (PIE) Program.
Cotton Newsline: August 20, 2014 USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced that the Stacked Income Protection Plan (STAX) will be available to upland cotton producers through the federal crop insurance program beginning with the 2015 crop year.
Cotton Newsline: August 15, 2014 In its August crop report, USDA estimated a 2014-15 U.S. cotton crop of 17.50 million bales. Upland production was estimated at 16.95 million bales and ELS production at 556,000 bales.
Cotton Newsline: August 13, 2014 USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced that sign-up for the Cotton Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) will be held Aug. 11 through Oct. 7.
Cotton Newsline: August 8, 2014 USDA announced continued progress in implementing provisions of the 2014 farm law that will strengthen and expand insurance coverage options for farmers and ranchers.
Cotton Newsline: August 6, 2014 The Cotton LEADS™ program, launched in 2013 to demonstrate responsible growing practices for cotton, has attained more than 200 partners across the global cotton textile supply chain.