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October 7, 2014
The National Cotton Council will conduct 25 educational meetings in November and December to provide its members with an in-depth look at the new Stacked Income Protection Plan and the Supplemental Coverage Option for cotton under The Agricultural Act of 2014.
September 11, 2014
Based on USDA’s September Supply Demand report, a smaller U.S. crop should provide some support for prices. But an increase in total world production, reduction in use and increase in stocks may also weigh on the market.
August 13, 2014
The National Cotton Council applauded the announcement that the Stacked Income Protection Plan – or STAX – will be available to upland cotton producers in 2015 through the federal crop insurance program.
August 8, 2014
Cotton growers have from August 11 until October 7 to enroll for the Cotton Transition Assistance Program, an interim payment program created by the 2014 Farm Bill.
July 30, 2014
USDA has implemented the new Supplemental Coverage Option – one of the provisions of the 2014 Farm Bill – to help strengthen and expand crop insurance options for farmers and ranchers.
July 3, 2014
As part of the ongoing implementation of the 2014 Farm Bill, provisions are being implemented that will improve crop insurance programs to better protect farmers from weather disaster, market volatility and other risk factors.
May 30, 2014
USDA is awarding $6 million to universities and state cooperative extension services for development of online decision tools and education programs to help growers determine which new farm bill programs best fit their farming businesses.
May 20, 2014
As the Senate and House Appropriations Committees begin work on the FY15 agriculture spending measures, the NCC has urged members of both committees to maintain provisions of the new farm bill, as well as funding for cotton pest eradication and international market development programs.
April 30, 2014
More than $19 million in grants are available through USDA's Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program to help train and educate the next generation of agricultural producers. Application deadline is June 12.
April 11, 2014
The 2014 Farm Bill offers a new list of programs that growers need to examine closely to determine the best fit for their farming operation.
April 4, 2014
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced significant progress on implementing the Agricultural Act of 2014, better known as the 2014 Farm Bill.
February 20, 2014
The National Cotton Council (NCC) has scheduled 49 education meetings in 15 Cotton Belt states over a nine-day period to …
February 4, 2014
The National Cotton Council (NCC) is pleased that the Senate acted swiftly to approve the Farm Bill Conference Report (Agricultural …
January 29, 2014
The U.S. cotton industry expressed gratitude – and relief – on the news that the U.S. House of Representatives approved …
January 28, 2014
House and Senate agriculture leaders announced a bipartisan, bicameral agreement on a five-year farm bill designed to reduce the deficit, …
January 17, 2014
After three years of working on farm bill policy analysis with Congress, Joe Outlaw admits to a bit of farm …
November 27, 2013
Three organizations representing key Southern crops have praised the continuing efforts to complete a new farm bill and restated their …
October 1, 2013
As the farm bill debate takes a back seat to political wrangling over government funding and (soon) action on the …
Around The Gin
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.
January 5, 2018
Bayer releases five new FiberMax and Stoneville varieties for introduction in 2018.
December 7, 2017
Monsanto is offering a special Roundup Ready PLUS Crop Management Solutions platform in Arkansas for 2018 for growers planting XtendFlex cotton and Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybean varieties.
January 15, 2018
Dicamba Stewardship training sessions will be held throughout Tennessee from mid-January through early March, with online training available soon.
January 8, 2018
L.L. Bean has signed on as the newest partner of the Cotton LEADS program.
January 7, 2018
Don’t get caught looking a gift horse in the mouth. Cotton prices are at a profitable level for growers, and the market is asking to be fed.
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.
January 5, 2018
Former Missouri Extension cotton specialist Andrea Jones was recognized by her peers as the 2018 Extension Cotton Specialist of the Year.