117th Congress Profile
This NCC-prepared document includes Senate/House composition, new Cotton Belt Members, Senate/House leadership, key committee rosters and maps of committee composition.
2022 NCC Planting Intentions Survey
See key results, including state-by-state intentions.
NCC members should check this page regularly for updates on COVID-19 and its impact on cotton.
Producers affected by natural disasters in 2018 and 2019 can apply for assistance through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+).
USDA Ag Disaster Assistance Programs
This site contains a NCC-prepared summary of the 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program.
2020-21 Seed Cotton Program Information
2020-21 Seed Cotton Marketing Year Average Price Estimation; 2020-21 Seed Cotton PLC Payment Matrix
Latest NewsMid-South, Southeast Producers to See Texas Operations 08/16/2022: The NCC’s Producer Information Exchange program will enable Mid-South and Southeast cotton producers to see cotton operations in Texas’ Lubbock and Lower Rio Grande Valley areas on August 21-26. Learn more USDA August Production Report 08/12/2022: In its August crop report, USDA estimated a 2022-23 U.S. crop of 12.57 million bales. Learn more EPA Officials Learn About Cotton Pest/Weed Management Challenges 08/11/2022: Key EPA officials will visit South Georgia cotton farms on August 15-17 to hear firsthand how producers are tackling weed and other cotton pest management challenges that threaten their viability. Learn more 2022 Cotton Acreage 06/30/2022: In its June acreage report, USDA estimated 2022-23 U.S. cotton plantings at 12.48 million acres, up 11.3% from 2021. Learn more
Upcoming EventsPCCA South Texas Area & Marketing Pool Committee Meetings Aug 23 Corpus Christi, TX Learn more NCC Mid-Year Board Meeting Aug 24 Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, CA Learn more PCCA Board of Directors & Annual Meetings Sep 20 Lubbock, TX Learn more Calcot Board of Directors Meeting Sep 26 Phoenix, AZ Learn more Calcot 95th Annual Meeting Sep 27 Phoenix, AZ Learn more PCCA Board, Delegate Body & Marketing Pool Committee Meetings Oct 19 Lubbock, TX Learn more
Nathan Reed is owner/operator of a 6,400-acre farm of cotton, corn, soybeans, and rice in eastern Arkansas.
Reed is a National Cotton Council Cotton Leadership Program graduate and past participant in the NCC’s Producer Information Exchange program. He currently serves as a NCC director and on multiple NCC committees as well as the American Cotton Producers chairman. He is a director of the Arkansas Agriculture Council, vice chairman of the Arkansas Cotton State Support Committee and previously served as a Cotton Incorporated alternate board member.
Reed received a B.S. in Agricultural Business and his Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas. He and his wife, Kristin, who were named the 2014 Arkansas Farm Family of the Year, are members of First Baptist Church of Marianna and have four children.