NCC Conducting STAX/Farm Bill Webinars12/12/2014 As a follow-up to its STAX/Farm Bill workshops, the NCC is hosting four regional information webinars. Each session will include regional examples of insurance rates, county yields and information regarding farm programs.
Cotton LEADS™ Fiber Deemed 100% Certified Bio-based12/04/2014 Cotton fiber represented by the Cotton LEADS™ program, which promotes the responsible production practices of Australian and US cotton producers, is deemed 100% bio-based amid changes to USDA's BioPreferred Program guidelines.
NCC Appreciates Timely APH Announcement10/21/2014 The National Cotton Council commended USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) for implementing a farm law provision important to cotton production areas that have been hit with drought and other adverse weather in recent years.
NCC Conducting STAX/Farm Bill Workshops10/06/2014 The NCC 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. The first meeting was on Nov. 10 and the last two on Dec. 10.
Cotton Newsline: December 19, 201412/19/14 The Turkish Ministry of Economy announced in October that it is investigating the imports of US cotton to determine if "dumping" is occurring in the Turkish market.
Cotton Newsline: December 17, 201412/17/14 Following the midterm elections in November, Congress returned to Washington in December to begin making committee selections for the upcoming year.
Cotton Newsline: December 12, 201412/12/14 As a follow-up to its STAX/Farm Bill Workshops across the cotton belt, the National Cotton Council is hosting a series of regional information webinars.
Cotton Newsline: December 10, 201412/10/14 The technical innovation of cotton growers in Australia and the United States qualifies Cotton LEADS™ cotton as a 100 percent bio-based ingredient for textile and nonwoven products and is included in USDA's latest online BioPreferred Catalog.
Cotton Newsline: December 5, 201412/05/14 The National Cotton Council urges producers, ginners, warehousers and their employees to pay particular attention to contamination prevention this harvest season.