Global Spinners See US Cotton Operations09/25/2015 Six members of the International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) Spinners Committee visited various US cotton operations and research facilities, on Sept. 13-18, immediately following the ITMF’s Annual Conference in San Francisco.
Mid-South Cotton Producers to See Texas Operations07/31/2015 Ten cotton producers from the Mid-South will see cotton and other agriculture-related operations in Texas on July 26-30 as part of the 2015 National Cotton Council’s Producer Information Exchange (P.I.E.).
Cotton Newsline: October 2, 201510/02/15 This week the EPA issued an updated and revised set of worker protection standards that apply to farm workers who handle pesticides.
Cotton Newsline: September 30, 201509/30/15 This week both the House and Senate are working to pass a short term continuing resolution to avoid a possible government shutdown.
Cotton Newsline: September 23, 201509/23/15 At a recent conference that was held in Geneva, Switzerland, by a group known as the International Center for Trade Sustainable Development, there was a paper presented that attempted to model the impacts of the cotton provisions of the 2014 Farm Bill and what the authors perceived to be the effects on production and world market prices.
Cotton Newsline: September 16, 201509/16/15 Congress returned last week following its five week Congressional recess during August, and the main order of business for the month of September is to try to get in place a funding bill for the start of the new fiscal year which is October 1st.