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2015 High Cotton Winners Honored 01/06/2015
SAN ANTONIO – The 2015 Farm Press-Cotton Foundation High Cotton Awards recipients are: Southeast – Rick Morgan, Corapeake, N.C.; Mid-South – George LaCour, Morganza, La.; Southwest –Ronnie Hopper and his son, R. N. Hopper, Petersburg, Texas; and Far West – Mark Watte, Tulare, California. They and their families were honored here today during a breakfast at the National Cotton Council (NCC)-coordinated Beltwide Cotton Conferences.
 
Scheffler Receives 2014 Cotton Genetics Research Award 01/06/2015
Dr. Jodi Scheffler, a geneticist with USDA’s Agricultural Research Service who has compiled an impressive record of outstanding service in basic genetic research, is the recipient of the 2014 Cotton Genetics Research Award.
 
NCC Conducting STAX/Farm Bill Webinars 12/12/2014
As a follow-up to its STAX/Farm Bill workshops, the NCC is hosting four regional information webinars. Each session will include regional examples of insurance rates, county yields and information regarding farm programs.
 
Cotton LEADS™ Fiber Deemed 100% Certified Bio-based 12/04/2014
Cotton fiber represented by the Cotton LEADS™ program, which promotes the responsible production practices of Australian and US cotton producers, is deemed 100% bio-based amid changes to USDA's BioPreferred Program guidelines.
 
NCC Congratulates Rep. Conaway on House Agriculture Chairmanship 11/20/2014
The National Cotton Council congratulates Rep. Conaway (R-TX) on being selected by the House Republican Conference to chair the House Committee on Agriculture in the 114th Congress beginning in January.
 
NCC Appreciates Timely APH Announcement 10/21/2014
The National Cotton Council commended USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) for implementing a farm law provision important to cotton production areas that have been hit with drought and other adverse weather in recent years.
 
 Cotton Newsline: January 23, 2015 01/23/15
Following the first of the year, the 114th Congress reconvened with Republicans in control of both the House and Senate.
 
Cotton Newsline: January 16, 2015 01/16/15
As we enter 2015, we certainly have seen a big change in the cotton market over the past year.
 
Cotton Newsline: January 14, 2015 01/14/15
Last week, the National Cotton Council wrapped up their 2015 Beltwide Cotton Conferences in San Antonio, Texas.
 
Cotton Newsline: January 9, 2015 01/09/15
The National Cotton Council recently completed four webinars that were designed to discuss the latest provisions of the new Stacked Income Protection Plan (STAX) as well as provide an overall reminder of the decisions that await cotton producers in the coming year.
 
Cotton Newsline: January 7, 2015 01/07/15
The 114th Congress convenes this week. Reece Langley, Vice President of Washington Operations for the National Cotton Council, shares some of the key issues Congress should be addressing.
 
Cotton Newsline: December 31, 2014 12/31/14
The 113th Congress concluded their business with the Senate taking final action on a tax extenders bill.
 
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