2019 News Releases

2019

U.S. Cotton Grateful for Trade Assistance Package
05/23/2019
The NCC conveyed its appreciation to the Trump Administration for instituting a second round of trade mitigation payments for U.S. farmers. Learn more


2019 P.I.E. Program Tour Dates Set
05/22/2019
The NCC has scheduled tour dates and locations for the 2019 Producer Information Exchange (P.I.E.) Program. Learn more


NCC Thanks President for Steps to Advance USMCA Approval
05/20/2019
The NCC commends President Trump and his Administration for the recent outcome of negotiations with Mexico and Canada to remove the U.S. Section 232 tariffs and the corresponding retaliatory tariffs. Learn more


Final 2018 USDA Crop Estimates
05/10/2019
In its final estimate of the 2018-19 U.S. cotton crop, USDA placed total production at 18.37 million bales. Learn more


Emerging Leaders Program Participants Selected
05/03/2019
Thirteen U.S. cotton industry members have been chosen for the National Cotton Council’s 2019-2020 Emerging Leaders Program. Learn more


USDA Announces Prospective Plantings
03/29/2019
USDA’s March Prospective Plantings Report indicates U.S. producers intend to plant 13.8 million acres of cotton in 2019-20, 2.3% less than the previous year. Learn more


2019 Ginner Schools Registration Now Open
02/20/2019
U.S. certified ginners, gin managers and superintendents are urged to register for one of the 2019 Ginner Schools. Learn more


USDA January Production Report
02/11/2019
In its January Annual crop report, USDA estimated a 2018-19 U.S. crop of 18.39 million bales. Learn more


NCC Welcomes FSA Offices Reopening
01/22/2019
The NCC greatly appreciates USDA and the Administration for reopening all Farm Service Agency offices and bringing back staff to conduct services essential to cotton producers and the entire cotton industry. Learn more


Eric Hequet Receives 2018 Cotton Genetics Research Award
01/10/2019
Dr. Eric Hequet, a former cotton breeder and current chair of Texas Tech University’s Plant & Soil Science Department in Lubbock, has been selected by the Joint Cotton Breeding Committee as the recipient of the 2018 Cotton Genetics Research Award. Learn more