Dr. Gary Adams' Report NCC Vice President of Economics & Policy Analysis Gary Adams said maintaining mill demand at current prices is critical, and manmade fibers will continue to pose serious competition for U.S. cotton, further emphasizing the importance of the promotion efforts of Cotton Incorporated and Cotton Council International.
Hardwick Sees Excellent Prospects for U.S. Cotton NCC Chairman Jay Hardwick believes that although the US cotton industry still faces many challenges but has excellent prospects for achieving profitable cotton production and processing. (<a href=news/meetings/2010bw/index.cfm>more Beltwide news</a>)
High Cotton Winners Overcome Challenges This year’s High Cotton Award winners, presented by The Cotton Foundation and Farm Press Publications, are: Mike Griffin, Suffolk, Va., Southeast; Jimmy Hargett, Bells Tenn., Mid-South; Jeff Posey, Roby, Texas, Southwest; and Allen Pierucci, Buttonwillow, Calif., Western.
NCC Chairman Jay Hardwick's Report (32k pdf) Chairman Hardwick told 2010 Cotton Production Conference attendees that he believes the U.S. cotton industry has challenges ahead but has excellent prospects for achieving
profitable cotton production and processing.