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November 19, 2014
 
Producers, cotton industry firms and agribusinesses are encouraged to attend any of the NCC-scheduled 25 educational meetings across the Cotton Belt – which are aimed at providing NCC members with in-depth information regarding insurance options for cotton under The Agricultural Act of 2014. The first meeting will be on November 10 and the last two meetings on December 10.
 
 
NCC UPDATE
 
U.S.COTTON
 
(Farm Press) The Nov. 13-14 freeze came at a good time for South Plains cotton, which was running about 10 days to two weeks behind normal because of cooler weather, late plantings and a wet conditions in early fall.
 
 
WASHINGTON UPDATE
 
(AgriPulse) A bill authorizing the go-ahead on the Keystone XL pipeline failed in the Senate Tuesday night by a single vote, saving President Obama from having to decide whether to veto the legislation, despite polls that show the project is broadly popular, or to allow it to go forward and anger environmentalists and many Democrats.
 
 
(DTN Progressive Farmer) The expiration of tax provisions last year has left farms and other industries concerned about their businesses in 2015.
 
 
(AgriPulse) Agricultural organizations and business groups are pushing Congress to act on tax extender legislation before the end of the lame duck session, saying retroactive action in 2015 will be too late for many farmers, ranchers and businesses.
 
 
(Farm Progress) The House Agriculture Committee will be headed by a new legislator in the 114th Congress: Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas. Conaway succeeds Rep. Frank Lucas, R-Okla.
 
 
INTERNATIONAL COTTON PRODUCTION
 
(Cotton Grower) U.S. cotton producers are not alone when it comes to wringing hands and worrying about current cotton prices.
 
 
TRADE
 
(AgFax) Cotton futures meandered slightly lower within tiny trading ranges Wednesday ahead of first notice day for December deliveries.
 
 
TEXTILES
 
(Fibre2Fashion) EDANA, an association serving nonwovens and related industries, unveiled an infographic, which highlights the human and financial impact that healthcare associated infections (HAIs) have in the European Union alone.
 
 
AGRIBUSINESS
 
(Farm Press) Throughout the year, I receive calls from both producers and landowners on what is a fair rent for either the land owned or what is being leased.
 
 
BIOTECHNOLOGY
 
COMMENTARY
 
OF INTEREST
 
(Farm Press) Climate, grain markets, fertility, alternative crops, weed management, farm bill decisions, and wheat for grazing or grain will be featured at the second annual Red River Crops Conference  January 27 and 28 in Childress, Texas.
 
 
(Farm Press) Important meetings, trade shows, field days and conferences for those involved in Mid-South agriculture.
 
 
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