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 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.
 
Gary Adams Elected NCC President/CEO 02/09/2015
Dr. Gary Adams, who has served as the NCC's vice president of Economics and Policy Analysis since '02, was elected by the NCC’s board of directors to be the organization’s president and chief executive officer.
 
 Cotton Newsline: February 27, 2015 02/27/15
This week the Senate Agriculture Committee held a hearing on implementation of the 2014 Farm Bill.
 
Cotton Newsline: February 25, 2015 02/25/15
The deadline is approaching for producers who want to sign up for the Stacked Income Protection Plan for Upland Cotton (STAX) and the Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO).
 
Cotton Newsline: February 20, 2015 02/20/15
According to the National Cotton Council’s annual planting intentions survey, cotton producers intend to plant 9.4 million acres of cotton this spring, a number that is down 14.6 percent from last year.
 
Cotton Newsline: February 18, 2015 02/18/15
U.S. cotton producers intend to plant 9.4 million acres of cotton this spring, which is down 14.6 percent from last year, according to the National Cotton Council's 32nd Annual Early Season Planting Intentions Survey.
 
Cotton Newsline: February 13, 2015 02/13/15
Ahead of a long holiday weekend, cotton futures are aimed to post their third weekly gain in a row.
 
Cotton Newsline: February 11, 2015 02/11/15
With new leadership in both the House Agriculture Committee and the Senate Agriculture Committee, Reece Langley, Vice President of Washington Operations for the National Cotton Council, joins us to share what he thinks will be on their agenda for the upcoming months.
 
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