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Radio interviews with industry, congressional and administration officials.
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Cotton Newsline: October 24, 2014
The global cotton industry is gearing up for the Sourcing USA Summit in Scottsdale, AZ, Nov. 11-14, '14.
Cotton Newsline: October 22, 2014
The National Cotton Council has scheduled 25 educational meetings across the Cotton Belt to provide its members with in-depth information regarding insurance options for cotton under the Agricultural Act of 2014.
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.