Wednesday Cotton eNews

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September 2, 2015
 

Both the National Cotton Council (NCC) and the National Cotton Ginners Association (NCGA) have produced multiple educational pieces to assist producers and ginners in meeting the U.S. cotton industry's goal of zero contamination in seed cotton and lint.

The NCC's website contains a number of educational pieces related to contamination and quality preservation at www.cotton.org/tech/quality/index.cfm. NCGA educational videos are available as DVDs and can be ordered at www.cotton.org/ncga/request-ncga-media.cfm.


 
 
NCC UPDATE
 
U.S.COTTON
 
(Farm Press) Regulatory issues continue to be a focus for cotton industry leaders. Many were discussed by Reece Langley, National Cotton Council vice president, Washington Operations, at the mid-August ACP-Cotton Foundation joint meeting in New Orleans.
 
 
(Cotton Grower) Cotton Incorporated has launched Cotton Cultivated, a new website designed to give the cotton growing community quick and easy access to important industry information.
 
 
(Farm Press) Bacterial blight, caused by Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. malvacearum, has been reported from most all cotton production regions around the world.
 
 
WASHINGTON UPDATE
 
(Farm Progress) Before Congress returns to a full schedule next week, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack on Tuesday presented remarks at the Center for American Progress, urging support for the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, which is up for reauthorization this year.
 
 
INTERNATIONAL COTTON PRODUCTION
 
TRADE
 
TEXTILES
 
(Fibre2Fashion) COTTON USA, the global brand of US cotton, is set to participate in the international textile trade fair, Texworld to be held in Paris, from September 14 to 17, 2015, in Hall 2 E119.
 
 
(Fibre2Fashion) Exports of cotton fabrics and made-ups have registered a growth of 11 per cent and 5 per cent, respectively, in 2014-15 fiscal.
 
 
AGRIBUSINESS
 
BIOTECHNOLOGY
 
COMMENTARY
 
OF INTEREST
 
(Farm Press) The Georgia Cotton Commission, Georgia Peanut Commission and the University of Georgia Extension Cotton and Peanut Teams will co-sponsor a joint research field day Sept. 9 in Tifton, Ga.
 
 
(Cotton Farming) Timing is everything in the cotton industry.
 
 
(Cotton Grower) Legacy is important to Lloyd May.
 
 
(Cotton Farming) In the summer months, it's always nice to travel to different locations in the Cotton Belt to see how the crop is progressing.
 
 
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