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NCC Conducting STAX/Farm Bill Workshops 10/06/2014
The NCC has scheduled 25 educational meetings across the Cotton Belt to provide its members with in-depth information regarding insurance options for cotton under The Agricultural Act of 2014. The first meeting will be on Nov. 10 and the last two on Dec. 10.
Beltwide Cotton Conferences Offer Effective Decision-Making Help 10/06/2014
Attendees at the '15 Beltwide Cotton Conferences will have access to individual reports and panel discussions containing information useful for helping them make key cotton research, production and marketing-related decisions.
NCC Commends Resolution of Brazil WTO Dispute 10/01/2014
The NCC appreciates the US government’s successful efforts to conclude the US-Brazil trade dispute in the WTO through negotiation, thereby avoiding retaliation.
Southeast Cotton Producers to See Texas Operations 08/14/2014
Twelve Southeast cotton producers will see cotton and other agriculture-related operations in Texas on Aug. 17-21 as part of the NCC's '14 Producer Information Exchange.
NCC Commends RMA for Timely Implementation of STAX for Cotton 08/12/2014
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.
Southwestern Cotton Producers To See North Carolina, Virginia Operations 08/01/2014
Ten Southwestern cotton producers will see cotton and other agricultural operations in North Carolina and Virginia on Aug. 3-7 as part of the NCC's '14 Producer Information Exchange program.
Cotton Newsline: October 17, 2014 10/17/14
USDA's Risk Management Agency (RMA) has released premium rates and expected area-wide yields for the Stacked Income Protection Plan (STAX) and the Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO), both of which will be available for '15 upland cotton crop.
Cotton Newsline: October 15, 2014 10/15/14
In the second part of a series on crop insurance for cotton producers, Tom Zacharias, National Crop Insurance Services President, explains how legislative changes affect crop insurance products.
Cotton Newsline: October 10, 2014 10/10/14
The National Cotton Council recently testified on China’s WTO compliance at a hearing organized by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in Washington, D.C.
Cotton Newsline: October 8, 2014 10/08/14
The National Crop Insurance Services (NCIS) is an international non-profit organization that represents the interests of private crop insurance companies.
Cotton Newsline: October 3, 2014 10/03/14
The U.S. and Brazil have signed an agreement resolving a decade-long trade dispute over cotton subsidies.
Cotton Newsline: October 1, 2014 10/01/14
Representative Scott (R-GA) introduced a bill that seeks to encourage ways to control the Varroa mite, a parasite that harms honey bees and has been linked to pollinator population decline.
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