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Cotton Newsline: October 17, 2014
USDA's Risk Management Agency (RMA) has released premium rates and expected area-wide yields for the Stacked Income Protection Plan (STAX) and the Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO), both of which will be available for '15 upland cotton crop.
Cotton Newsline: October 15, 2014
In the second part of a series on crop insurance for cotton producers, Tom Zacharias, National Crop Insurance Services President, explains how legislative changes affect crop insurance products.
Cotton Newsline: October 10, 2014
The National Cotton Council recently testified on China’s WTO compliance at a hearing organized by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in Washington, D.C.
Cotton Newsline: October 8, 2014
The National Crop Insurance Services (NCIS) is an international non-profit organization that represents the interests of private crop insurance companies.
Cotton Newsline: October 3, 2014
The U.S. and Brazil have signed an agreement resolving a decade-long trade dispute over cotton subsidies.
Cotton Newsline: October 1, 2014
Representative Scott (R-GA) introduced a bill that seeks to encourage ways to control the Varroa mite, a parasite that harms honey bees and has been linked to pollinator population decline.
Cotton Newsline: September 26, 2014
Cotton producers are reminded that sign-up for the Cotton Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) is underway at county Farm Service Agency offices.
Cotton Newsline: September 24, 2014
A memo from Joint Cotton Industry Bale Packaging Committee (JCIBPC) Chairman Stan Creelman was sent to all US cotton gins reminding them to use approved bagging and bale ties as set out by the USDA’s Commodity Credit Corp.