NCC Conducting STAX/Farm Bill Workshops10/06/2014 The NCC 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. The first meeting will be on Nov. 10 and the last two on Dec. 10.
NCC Commends RMA for Timely Implementation of STAX for Cotton08/12/2014 The NCC commended USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) after RMA announced on Aug. 12 that the Stacked Income Protection Plan (STAX) will be available to upland cotton producers through the federal crop insurance program beginning with the '15 crop year.
Cotton Newsline: October 17, 201410/17/14 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, 201410/15/14 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, 201410/10/14 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, 201410/08/14 The National Crop Insurance Services (NCIS) is an international non-profit organization that represents the interests of private crop insurance companies.
Cotton Newsline: October 1, 201410/01/14 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.