Cotton Newsline: December 11, 2013 Don Parker, the National Cotton Council’s manager of Integrated Pest Management, joined Patrick Johnson, a Mississippi cotton producer, and Donny Lassiter, a North Carolina cotton and peanut producer, at a recent focus group in Chicago to provide input on a Neonicotinoid Cost Benefits Study.
Cotton Newsline: December 6, 2013 The National Cotton Council was joined by the Southern Peanut Farmers Federation and USA Rice Federation in expressing appreciation of the continued efforts of the leaders and members of the House and Senate Farm Bill Conference Committee to complete work on a new comprehensive, multi-year farm bill – but the groups reiterated their opposition to extending current farm law.
Cotton Newsline: December 4, 2013 USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has published the final rule amending regulations to allow for the addition of an optional cotton futures classification procedure.
Cotton Newsline: November 27, 2013 This week the Peruvian commission on competition and intellectual property (INDECOPI) decided not to impose a countervailing duty (CVD) on imports of U.S. cotton.
Cotton Newsline: November 30, 2013 Farmers and ranchers who participate in Farm Service Agency programs should plan for automatic spending reductions in the coming fiscal year warns Gary Adams, Vice President of Economics and Policy Analysis for the National Cotton Council.
Cotton Newsline: November 15, 2013 Midwest and Southwest producers will see agricultural operations in Georgia this week, as part of the National Cotton Council’s Multi-Commodity Education Program, or MCEP.
Cotton Newsline: November 13, 2013 In its long awaited crop report, USDA estimated a 2013-14 US cotton crop of 13.11 million bales -- up 210,000 bales from the September report.