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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.
 
Bowen Flowers Re-elected American Cotton Producers Chair 02/10/2015
Bowen Flowers, a Clarksdale, Miss., cotton producer, was re-elected as chairman of the NCC's American Cotton Producers for '15, during the NCC’s annual meeting held here on February 6-8.
 
NCC Names '15 Directors 02/10/2015
The National Cotton Council directors for 2015 were announced at the NCC’s annual meeting held in Memphis on February 6-8.
 
NCC '15 State Unit Officers Named 02/10/2015
NCC state unit officers for 2015 were elected at the industrywide organization’s annual meeting held here on February 6-8.
 
Cotton Newsline: March 27, 2015 03/27/15
This week in Congress the focus has been both in the House and Senate on passing their respective budget resolutions for fiscal year 2016.
 
Cotton Newsline: March 25, 2015 03/26/15
The recorded presentations from the 2015 Beltwide Cotton Conferences are now available online and available to those who attended the January forum.
 
Cotton Newsline: March 20, 2015 03/20/15
It is important that both the hands-on ginners and management stay current with the latest technology and issues facing the cotton industry.
 
Cotton Newsline: March 18, 2015 03/18/15
This week the House and Senate budget committees introduced their budget resolutions for fiscal year 2016.
 
Cotton Newsline: March 13, 2015 03/13/15
The House and Senate appropriations committees are beginning their hearing processes.
 
Cotton Newsline: March 11, 2015 03/12/15
Last week it was anticipated that the leadership of the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee would introduce their Trade Promotion Authority bill.
 
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