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Cotton Production

NCC Urges Congress to Complete Work on Multi-Year Farm Bill

August 2, 2013

The National Cotton Council (NCC) released a short statement on August 2, urging Congress to complete its work on a

Cotton Production

Adams Lays Out Farm Bill Possibilities

July 29, 2013

Three potential scenarios regarding the continuing 2014 Farm Bill debate are possible before the one-year extension of the current Farm

Cotton Production

NCC Applauds House Action on Farm Bill

July 11, 2013

The National Cotton Council (NCC) welcomed House action today on new farm legislation (H.R. 2642) because it is an important

Cotton Production

Cotton Industry Dismayed by House Farm Bill Failure

June 20, 2013

The House of Representatives rejected the proposed 2013 farm bill in a June 20 vote amid opposition from both sides

Cotton Production

NCC Welcomes Senate Farm Bill Passage

June 11, 2013

The National Cotton Council (NCC) has offered its appreciation for the timely action by the U.S. Senate in approving the


NCC: 2013 Farm Bill is On the Right Track

May 29, 2013

The farm bill approved by the House Agriculture Committee saves nearly $40 billion in mandatory funds while providing reforms to


In Farm Bill Debate, Congress Should Remember America’s Farm Youth

May 16, 2013

Spring was an unusually cool and wet one here in the Mid-South, so it’s nice to finally have everything in


Farm Bill Creation Could Be a Bumpy Ride in 2013

January 24, 2013

Although some saw Congress’s inability to produce a new farm bill in 2012 as a stalemate for the cotton industry,


The 2008 Farm Bill Extension: More of the Same?

January 9, 2013

As part of a flurry of legislation to ward off the “fiscal cliff,” the House and Senate Agriculture Committees have


Boehner: Not Enough Farm Bill Votes

September 25, 2012

House Speaker Boehner (R-OH) announced there are insufficient votes to pass the five-year farm bill (H.R. 6083) reported by the


Brazil to Retaliate for Subsidies in U.S. Farm Bill?

July 23, 2012

There’s been a new development in the ongoing saga about the Brazil-U.S. trade dispute over cotton subsidies, and it doesn’t


NCC Commends House Ag Committee’s Farm Bill Work

July 17, 2012

The National Cotton Council (NCC) congratulated House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas (R-OK) and Ranking Member Collin Peterson (D-MN) for


Coley, NCC Seek Stronger Risk Management in 2012 Farm Bill

May 23, 2012

The National Cotton Council looks forward to working with the House Agriculture Committee on development of a 2012 farm bill


U.S. Farm Bill: So Far, So Good for Cotton

May 10, 2012

The National Cotton Council says that the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry Committee and Chairwoman Stabenow (D-MI) have produced a


Senate Ag Committee Takes First Step Towards Farm Bill

May 1, 2012

The National Cotton Council extended its appreciation to the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry Committee and Chairwoman Stabenow (D-MI) for


NCC Leads Farm Bill Fight

April 24, 2012

ED: This story is excerpted from the cover story of the May issue of Cotton Grower magazine.   The political


Coley to Testify at Farm Bill Hearing

March 13, 2012

NCC Chairman Chuck Coley will testify on March 14 before the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry Committee as that panel


Farm Groups Discuss Next Farm Bill

February 2, 2012

The following statement is on behalf of these organizations in reference to joint meetings held on Jan. 31 and Feb.


National FFA Representatives Meet with Vilsack on Farm Bill

January 19, 2012

With more than 100,000 new farmers needed over the next few years, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack issued the young

Cotton Production

NCC Welcomes New Farm Bill Proposal

November 22, 2011

The National Cotton Council commends the House and Senate Agriculture Committees for their diligent efforts in crafting a farm policy

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Product News

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.

Product News

New Bayer Varieties Focus on High Yield, Adaptability

January 5, 2018

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

Product News

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.

Product News

Americot Adds Seven to Sales, Research Teams

December 20, 2017

Americot has added seven new sales and research associates to the company’s staff across the Cotton Belt.

Product News

Seven New Varieties in Deltapine Class of 18

December 11, 2017

Seven new varieties – including five Bollgard 3 XtendFlex offerings – join the Deltapine product lineup as the Class of 18.

Product News

Special Roundup Ready PLUS Incentives for Arkansas

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.

Product News

Monsanto Sets 2018 Crop Protection Incentives

December 5, 2017

Monsanto will provide multiple tools, resources and products to help cotton and soybean growers maximize weed control in 2018.

Product News

Praxidyn’s Mixmate Named a 2018 AE50 Award Winner

November 27, 2017

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers has recognized Praxidyn's Mixmate portable ag chemical blending and recordkeeping system with a 2018 AE50 award.

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Shawn Holladay Earns 2017 Cotton Achievement Award

January 17, 2018

A strong history of hands-on farm and industry preparation earns Shawn Holladay of Lamesa, TX, the 2017 Cotton Grower Cotton Achievement Award.


The Seam Adds Five New Board Members

January 16, 2018

The Seam has added five cotton industry leaders to its Board of Directors.

Weed Control

Tennessee Sets Dates for Dicamba Stewardship Training

January 15, 2018

Dicamba Stewardship training sessions will be held throughout Tennessee from mid-January through early March, with online training available soon.

Market Analysis

Cleveland: The Bull Will Continue Charging

January 12, 2018

Multiple market factors are at work, with demand continuing to lead the way to higher prices. That means the bull market will keep charging ahead.

Production Outlook / Acreage

Cotton Highlights from January WASDE Report

January 12, 2018

January’s USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates project slightly lower U.S. production and ending stocks, plus big increases in global consumption.


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.


Cotton’s New Year’s Resolutions

January 10, 2018

What would a list of New Year’s Resolutions look like for the U.S. cotton industry? Beck Barnes has some thoughts to consider.


L.L. Bean Ties Sustainability Efforts to Cotton LEADS

January 8, 2018

L.L. Bean has signed on as the newest partner of the Cotton LEADS program.

Market Analysis

Cleveland: Don’t Ignore the Gift Horse. Feed the Market!

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.


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.