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Cotton Newslines
Radio interviews with industry, congressional and administration officials.
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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.
Cotton Newsline: September 19, 2014
The National Cotton Council is urging USDA’S Risk Management Agency (RMA) to assure that cotton producers will be able to adjust their actual production history (APH) insurance yield for the 2015 cotton crop.
Cotton Newsline: September 17, 2014
In its September crop report, USDA estimated a ’14-15 US cotton crop of 16.54 million bales -- 960,000 bales less than its August report.
Cotton Newsline: September 12, 2014
Congress has returned to Washington for a few weeks of legislating before returning to the campaign trail in October.
Cotton Newsline: September 10, 2014
As a reminder for cotton producers, the sign up period is underway for the Cotton Transition Assistance Program for the 2014 cotton crop.
Cotton Newsline: September 5, 2014
A video addressing safety concerns associated with wrap removal and the John Deere Round module system is now streaming on the National Cotton Council’s quality preservation webpage.
Cotton Newsline: September 3, 2014
USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is preparing to resume the Consumption on the Cotton System and Stocks survey that was discontinued by the Census Bureau in 2011.