NCC Lauds House Committee’s Farm Bill Action05/16/2013 The NCC congratulated House Agriculture Committee Chairman Lucas (R-OK) and Ranking Member Peterson (D-MN) for their efforts in moving new farm legislation through that Committee.
NCC Welcomes Senate Ag Panel’s Timely Action05/14/2013 The NCC appreciates the work of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry Committee for producing a farm bill that includes provisions supported by the cotton industry.
2013 P.I.E. Program Tours Announced05/10/2013 The NCC has scheduled dates and locations for the 2013 Producer Information Exchange (P.I.E.) Program. Sponsored by Bayer CropScience through a grant to The Cotton Foundation, the program is now in its 25th year of helping its U.S. cotton producer participants maximize on-farm efficiency.
Cotton Newsline: June 14, 201306/14/13 Texas cotton producers are all too familiar with water shortages, and developing ways to increase water use efficiency during the growing season has become increasingly important.
Cotton Newsline: June 12, 201306/12/13 Producers are reminded that USDA's four-week general sign-up for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) ends Friday, June 14th.
Cotton Newsline: June 5, 201306/05/13 When looking at insect pest management strategies for cotton, Phillip Roberts, Extension Entomologist with the University of Georgia, stresses the importance of protecting older products on the market by integrating them into a program with newer technologies and practices.
Cotton Newsline: May 31, 201305/31/13 The Farm Bill approved by the House Agriculture Committee saves nearly $40 billion in mandatory funds while providing reforms to farm policy according to Gary Adams, Vice President of Economics and Policy Analysis for the National Cotton Council.
Cotton Newsline: May 29, 201305/29/13 Last week the Senate Judiciary Committee approved the "The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013," a bipartisan immigration reform bill, and Senators Bennet, Feinstein, Hatch, and Rubio helped broker the agreement's agricultural labor language.