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Bayer Shares the Risk with Cotton Farmers

January 26, 2018

Bayer offers replant, crop loss and yield protection to growers who plant FiberMax and Stoneville cotton seed.


Tyson Raper Is 2018 Outstanding Young Cotton Physiologist

January 24, 2018

Tyson Raper, University of Tennessee Extension cotton and small grains specialist, is the 2018 recipient of the Dr. J. Tom Cothren Outstanding Young Cotton Physiologist Award.

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Americot Adds New Sales Support in GA, KS and TX

January 23, 2018

Americot has expanded its sales support team in Georgia, Kansas and the Rolling Plains of Texas.


USDA-APHIS Reviewing Research for Ultra-Low Gossypol Cottonseed

January 22, 2018

USDA-APHIS is reviewing Cotton Incorporated-funded research for potential non-regulated status for a specific type of ultra-low gossypol cottonseed.


U.S. Cotton Industry Watching China Closely

January 11, 2018

The United States cotton industry is cautiously watching China in hopes that its imports may be on the rise.

NCC Lauds Rural Prosperity Task Force Efforts

January 11, 2018

The National Cotton Council has praised the work of the Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity.

Indigo Offers Premium for Indigo Cotton Production

January 9, 2018

Indigo Ag has announced a new program that offers significant price premiums for U.S. cotton growers who contract to grow Indigo Cotton.

Campbell Receives 2017 Cotton Genetics Research Award

January 7, 2018

Dr. B. Todd Campbell, a research geneticist with the USDA Agricultural Research Service in Florence, SC, is the recipient of the 2017 Cotton Genetics Research Award.

Jones Named 2018 Extension Cotton Specialist of the Year

January 5, 2018

Former Missouri Extension cotton specialist Andrea Jones was recognized by her peers as the 2018 Extension Cotton Specialist of the Year.

New Bayer Varieties Focus on High Yield, Adaptability

January 5, 2018

Bayer releases five new FiberMax and Stoneville varieties for introduction in 2018.

New PhytoGen TRiO Guards Cottonseed Investment

January 3, 2018

New PhytoGen TRiO seed treatment helps provide early season protection for young cottonseed from diseases, insects and nematodes.

New Congressional Action Boosts Cotton’s Optimism

December 20, 2017

The U.S. cotton industry gives a thumbs up to passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and to proposed policy that could restore cotton’s Title I coverage under the new farm bill.

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Ramkumar Receives Two Prestigious Textiles Honors

March 14, 2018

Dr. Seshadri Ramkumar, a professor and researcher with Texas Tech and frequent contributor to Cotton Grower, has been awarded two of the most prestigious honors in the textiles field.


The Right Man for the Job

March 13, 2018

New NCC Chairman Ron Craft is more than ready for the challenges ahead for cotton.


NCC Praises Cochran as Champion of Agriculture

March 6, 2018

The National Cotton Council praises retiring Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi for his support of the U.S. cotton industry and all of agriculture during his 39-year Senate career.


Driving Cotton’s Unwavering Goal

March 5, 2018

With Title I coverage restored and the ginning cost share program renewed, the cotton industry remains focused on gaining additional help for growers as the new farm bill debate begins.


NCC Applauds Northey Confirmation to USDA Post

February 28, 2018

The National Cotton Council supports the confirmation of Bill Northey as USDA’s Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Service.


Hinnen Named Lummus Corporation CEO

February 28, 2018

Ben Hinnen has been named the new Chief Executive Officer of Lummus Corporation.


Cotton Achievement Award Honors Bill Lovelady

February 16, 2018

The late William T. “Bill” Lovelady, a long-time West Texas cotton producer and former NCC president, was honored as recipient of the 2017 Oscar Johnston Lifetime Achievement Award.


Maguire Honored with NCC Cotton Service Award

February 16, 2018

John Maguire, former NCC senior vice president for Washington Operations, is the recipient of the 2017 Harry S. Baker Distinguished Service Award.


Craft to Lead the National Cotton Council in 2018

February 15, 2018

Ron Craft, a cotton producer and fifth-generation ginner from Plains, TX, is the newly-elected National Cotton Council chairman for 2018.


NCC Names State Unit Officers for 2018

February 14, 2018

National Cotton Council state unit officers for 2018 were elected at the organization’s recent annual meeting.


National Cotton Council Names Directors for 2018

February 14, 2018

National Cotton Council directors for 2018 were announced at the organization’s annual meeting in early February.