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 Low Prices, Weak Demand, Uncertain Macroeconomy Making For Challenging Year 02/06/2016
NCC economists say '16 will be another challenging year for the US cotton industry – with low cotton prices, ample global stocks and uncertainties regarding global mill cotton use.
 
 NCC Survey Suggests US Producers to Plant 9.1 Million Acres of Cotton in 2016 02/06/2016
US cotton producers intend to plant 9.1 million cotton acres this spring, up 6.2 percent from 2015, according to the NCC’s 35th Annual Early Season Planting Intentions Survey.
 
 Cotton Council International Elects 2016 Officers 02/05/2016
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Keith T. Lucas, Garner, N.C., cooperative official, will serve as president of Cotton Council International (CCI) for 2016. He and other CCI officers were elected at CCI’s board meeting in Dallas today during the National Cotton Council’s (NCC) 2016 Annual Meeting.
 
 Texas Representative Conaway Addressing Cotton Council Delegates 02/04/2016
House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway (R-TX) is scheduled to address delegates attending the NCC's '16 Annual Meeting in Dallas on Feb. 6.
 
 NCC Praises Efforts to Reinstate Commodity Marketing Certificates 02/04/2016
USDA announced the implementation and availability of commodity marketing certificates as part of the Marketing Loan Program (MLP) available to all loan eligible commodities.
 
 NCC Statement Regarding Secretary's Cottonseed Remarks 02/03/2016
The National Cotton Council said in a statement that it is extremely disappointed in Agriculture Secretary Vilsack’s Feb. 3 comments that USDA believes its legal interpretation of the farm bill does not provide the authority to make the cottonseed designation.
 
 Cotton Newsline: February 4, 2016 02/04/16
This week, USDA announced the implementation and availability of commodity marketing certificates as part of the Marketing Loan Program (MLP) available to all loan eligible commodities.
 
Cotton Newsline: January 29, 2016 01/29/16
As Congress begins its work in early February, the Administration will submit its budget request for Fiscal Year 2017.
 
Cotton Newsline: January 22, 2016 01/22/16
This week the President vetoed a Congressional bill that would have required EPA to withdraw their Waters of the U.S. regulation that was issued in mid-2015.
 
Cotton Newsline: January 15, 2016 01/15/16
USDA’s January supply and demand forecast for 2015-2016 U.S. cotton crop includes lower production and higher ending stocks as compared to last month.
 
Cotton Newsline: December 18, 2015 12/17/15
According to USDA’s latest numbers, world projections for cotton show lower production, consumption, and ending stocks compared to last month.
 
Cotton Newsline: December 16, 2015 12/14/15
USDA’S December Supply and Demand forecast for the United States includes reduced cotton production and exports as compared to last month.