NCC: No Adverse Farm Law Changes or Budget Reductions02/24/2015 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 Award02/12/2015 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.
NCC Names '15 Directors02/10/2015 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 Named02/10/2015 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/CEO02/09/2015 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 25, 201502/25/15 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, 201502/20/15 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, 201502/18/15 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 11, 201502/11/15 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.