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 NCC Ready to Work With New Agriculture Secretary 01/19/2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The National Cotton Council congratulates former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue on his nomination for Secretary of Agriculture.
Dr. Peng Chee Receives 2016 Cotton Genetics Research Award 01/05/2017
Dr. Peng Chee, a professor of Cotton Molecular Genetics/Breeding at the University of Georgia’s Coastal Plain Experiment Station in Tifton, is the recipient of the 2016 Cotton Genetics Research Award.
Improved Decision-Making Is "Beltwide" Goal 10/28/2016
The 2017 Beltwide Cotton Conferences’ (BWCC) can help its attendees improve production, processing and marketing efficiency by providing them with insight into the latest available tools and research findings.
NCC Cites Need for Broad Examination of Global Fiber Markets 09/13/2016
National Cotton Council President/CEO Dr. Gary Adams says, “The U.S. decision to pursue a challenge against Chinese agricultural subsidies for grain crops reflects a growing desire in the United States and abroad to address more effectively the range of policies in major developing countries that affect agricultural markets.”
Far West Cotton Producers to See Texas Operations 08/08/2016
Eight cotton producers from Arizona and California will see cotton and other agriculture-related operations in Texas on August 15-18 as part of the 2016 National Cotton Council’s Producer Information Exchange.
Southwest Cotton Producers to See San Joaquin Valley Agriculture 07/26/2016
Eleven cotton producers from Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas will observe cotton and other agricultural operations in California’s San Joaquin Valley the week of August 1 as part of the National Cotton Council’s 2016 Producer Information Exchange (P.I.E.) Program.
Cotton Newsline: December 23, 2016 12/21/16
Although world consumption for cotton has expanded for the past five years, demand continues to struggle due to increased competition from lower priced man-made fibers.
Cotton Newsline: December 16, 2016 12/16/16
Last week Congress completed its work for 2016.
Cotton Newsline: December 14, 2016 12/16/16
As we look ahead to 2017 with the 115th Congress being sworn in on January 3rd, Reece Langley, Vice President of Washington Operations for the National Cotton Council, joins us to talk about some of the key issues that the new Congress and the incoming Administration have identified as legislative priorities.
Cotton Newsline: December 9, 2016 12/09/16
In late November, a California federal court ruled in favor of EPA and an industry coalition that had intervened in a case to protect the ability of farmers to continue to utilize treated seeds and the crop protection products that are used on those seeds for production agriculture.
Cotton Newsline: December 2, 2016 12/02/16
The U.S. cotton industry received some much needed good news from EPA recently.
Cotton Newsline: November 30, 2016 12/02/16
Congress returned to work this week for what’s expected to be a two week work period before they close up business for 2016.