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Cotton LEADS™ Program Hosts Event For US Partners 05/15/2015
Since its establishment in '13, the Cotton LEADS™ program has attracted more than 300 partners from across the global supply chain. A recent luncheon in Gastonia, NC, was held to update the US-based partners on program activities and to announce the latest additions to the Cotton LEADS™ partner list: HanesBrands; Jo-Ann Fabrics; Kohl’s®; and Life Is Good®.
 
2015-16 Emerging Leaders Program Class Announced 04/23/2015
Twelve US cotton industry members have been chosen to participate in the NCC Emerging Leaders Program for '15-16.
 
'15 PIE Program Tour Dates Set 04/10/2015
The NCC scheduled tour dates and locations for the '15 Producer Information Exchange Program.
 
NCC: “Waters of the U.S.” Proposed Rule Overly Burdensome 03/17/2015
NCC Chairman Sledge Taylor, in March 17 testimony before a House panel, said that a rule proposed by the EPA and Corps of Engineers to define “waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act would require costly federal permits for many commonplace and essential farming practices.
 
NCC: No Adverse Farm Law Changes or Budget Reductions 02/24/2015
NCC Director Ronnie Lee testified at a Senate agriculture committee hearing that with producers now making critical decisions on the new farm law’s various program options and with program election and sign-up deadlines still ahead, it would be highly disruptive and punitive to make adverse policy changes or budget reductions while the new farm law is being implemented.
 
Richard Kelley Recipient of National Ginner Award 02/12/2015
Richard Kelley, a Burlison, Tenn., ginner who served as the National Cotton Ginners Association’s (NCGA) chairman in 2014, was named the 2014 Horace Hayden National Cotton Ginner of the Year. He was recognized on February 6 during the NCGA’s 2015 annual meeting in Memphis.
 
 Cotton Newsline: July 2, 2015 07/02/15
Field to Market®, the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture, launched a new agricultural supply chain program for US commodity crops last year.
 
 Cotton Newsline: July 1, 2015 07/01/15
The Cotton LEADS™ program was launched to illustrate, at a national level, the responsible production practices of cotton growers in Australia and the United States, the program's two founding countries.
 
Cotton Newsline: June 24, 2015 06/24/15
Since its establishment in 2013, the Cotton LEADS™ program has attracted more than 300 partners from across the global supply chain.
 
Cotton Newsline: Jun 19, 2015 06/19/15
In the second part of a two part series on water, Cotton Incorporated’s Dr. Ed Barnes, Senior Director of Agricultural & Environmental Research, joins us to talk about the research he and his team are doing to understand and increase plant water use efficiency in cotton.
 
Cotton Newsline: June 17, 2015 06/17/15
Water - you can’t live without it, you can’t farm without it.
 
Cotton Newsline: June 12, 2015 06/12/15
Weeds have and will continue to be a problem for cotton producers.
 
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