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 LEADS™ Partners Now Exceed 20007/23/2014 Cotton LEADS™, a joint program established by the Australian and US cotton industries, now has attained more than 200 partners across the global cotton textile supply chain.
Cotton Newsline: September 26, 201409/26/14 Cotton producers are reminded that sign-up for the Cotton Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) is underway at county Farm Service Agency offices.
Cotton Newsline: September 24, 201409/24/14 A memo from Joint Cotton Industry Bale Packaging Committee (JCIBPC) Chairman Stan Creelman was sent to all US cotton gins reminding them to use approved bagging and bale ties as set out by the USDA’s Commodity Credit Corp.
Cotton Newsline: September 19, 201409/19/14 The National Cotton Council is urging USDA’S Risk Management Agency (RMA) to assure that cotton producers will be able to adjust their actual production history (APH) insurance yield for the 2015 cotton crop.
Cotton Newsline: September 17, 201409/17/14 In its September crop report, USDA estimated a ’14-15 US cotton crop of 16.54 million bales -- 960,000 bales less than its August report.