U.S. Warehouse Act’s Contributions Recognized07/15/2016 WASHINGTON, DC – USDA and industry stakeholders are commemorating a century of successful partnership with commodity warehouse operators that have made reliable agricultural storage and marketing possible since World War I.
Mid-South Cotton Producers to See Operations in Carolinas07/13/2016 MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Twelve Mid-South cotton producers will see cotton operations in North Carolina and South Carolina on July 18-21 as part of the National Cotton Council’s 2016 Producer Information Exchange (P.I.E.) program.
NCC: Cost Share Program Provides Much-Needed Assistance06/06/2016 The National Cotton Council expressed sincere gratitude to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack for providing a one-time $300 million program that offsets a portion of a cotton producer’s '15 crop season ginning costs.
Cotton Newsline: July 22, 201607/22/16 A combination of slightly lower production and significantly higher consumption has reduced this month’s global cotton stock forecast for both 2015-16 and 2016-17.
Cotton Newsline: July 20, 201607/19/16 In its July 12 report, USDA projected 2016-2017 U.S. cotton production to be 15.8 million bales, which is one million bales over last month’s projection.
Cotton Newsline: July 8, 201607/08/16 Quality is an essential factor in determining the price of cotton, and it is one of the most important aspects of the marketing process.
Cotton Newsline: July 1, 201606/30/16 Last week the Senate Agriculture Committee leadership finally reached a long awaited agreement on a GMO, or genetically modified, labeling bill that will come before the Senate in the near future.
Cotton Newsline: June 29, 201606/29/16 In our second segment on USDA’s Cotton Ginning Cost-Share (CGCS) program, National Cotton Council’s Vice President of Economics and Policy Analysis, Dr. Jody Campiche, joins us to further explain the eligibility rules and payment details of the program.
Cotton Newsline: June 24, 201606/23/16 U.S. cotton producers received a major break this month when USDA announced its Cotton Ginning Cost-Share (CGCS) program.