|NCC Chairman's Report|
NCC Chairman Kenneth Hood provided NCC directors with an update on NCC action on key issues ranging from farm bill defense to lightweight bales.
|Cotton Council International Report|
Cotton Council International President William B. Dunavant, III, updated NCC directors on CCI's activities and the challenges of the industry's need to increase U.S. cotton and cotton product exports.
|Farm Bill Implementation and the International Trade Agenda|
USDA Undersecretary J.B. Penn provided NCC directors an update on the agency's farm bill implementation process and the international trade agenda.
|U.S. and World Cotton Economic Outlook|
NCC Vice President Dr. Gary Adams provided NCC directors an outlook that included production prospects, mill use and export projections and a discussion of stocks, prices and returns.
NCC Vice President of Washington Operations John Maguire provided NCC directors an update on key issues ranging from farm bill defense to flammability.