NCC Commends RMA for Timely Implementation of STAX for Cotton08/12/2014 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.
Cotton LEADS™ Partners Now Exceed 20007/23/2014 Cotton LEADS™, a joint program established by the Australian and US cotton industries, now has attained more than 200 partners across the global cotton textile supply chain.
Cotton Newsline: August 27, 201408/27/14 The global cotton industry is gearing up for the Sourcing USA Summit in Scottsdale, AZ, Nov. 11-14, '14. Cotton Council International, Cotton Incorporated and the US cotton industry host the biennial Sourcing USA Summit, in cooperation with USDA's Foreign Agricultural Services.
Cotton Newsline: August 22, 201408/22/14 Twelve cotton producers from the Southeast saw cotton and other agriculture-related operations in Texas this week as part of the National Cotton Council’s 2014 Producer Information Exchange (PIE) Program.
Cotton Newsline: August 20, 201408/20/14 USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced that the Stacked Income Protection Plan (STAX) will be available to upland cotton producers through the federal crop insurance program beginning with the 2015 crop year.
Cotton Newsline: August 15, 201408/15/14 In its August crop report, USDA estimated a 2014-15 U.S. cotton crop of 17.50 million bales. Upland production was estimated at 16.95 million bales and ELS production at 556,000 bales.
Cotton Newsline: August 13, 201408/13/14 USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced that sign-up for the Cotton Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) will be held Aug. 11 through Oct. 7.
Cotton Newsline: August 8, 201408/08/14 USDA announced continued progress in implementing provisions of the 2014 farm law that will strengthen and expand insurance coverage options for farmers and ranchers.