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Cotton Newsline: July 18, 2014
Thirteen Mid-South cotton producers observed cotton and other agricultural operations in California's San Joaquin Valley this week as part of the National Cotton Council’s 2014 Producer Information Exchange (PIE) Program.
Cotton Newsline: July 16, 2014
The Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management of the House Agriculture Committee, chaired by Representative Conaway (R-TX), held a hearing on the implementation of the commodity and crop insurance titles of the 2014 farm law.
Cotton Newsline: July 11, 2014
In its June acreage report, USDA estimated 2014-2015 US cotton plantings at 11.37 million acres, which is up 9.2% from 2013.
Cotton Newsline: July 9, 2014
With more textile mills reporting their contamination experiences to the International Textile Manufacturers Assoc. (ITMF) this year through ITMF's biennial survey, US cotton industry members are urged to make contamination prevention a high priority.
Cotton Newsline: July 2, 2014
Recently the National Cotton Council participated in meetings in Geneva, Switzerland with World Trade Organization (WTO) officials and ambassadors to convey information about the new US farm law’s cotton provisions.
Cotton Newsline: July 4, 2014
Last week, the National Cotton Council issued a bulletin informing interest organizations representing cotton shippers, marketing cooperatives, warehousemen and ginners of an initiative to help improve the flow of cotton to the market.
Cotton Newsline: June 27, 2014
Ed Barnes, Director of Agriculture and Environmental Research for Cotton Incorporated, joins us to discuss some of the difficulties surrounding water metrics in production agriculture.
Cotton Newsline: June 25, 2014
Ed Barnes, with Cotton Incorporated, joins us to discuss some cotton irrigation research programs and better management practices producers will benefit from this growing season.