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Lots Of Discussion, Little Action On 2013 Farm Bill

August 22, 2013

Cotton has always played a critical role in the development of the United States, especially during the pre-Civil War era,

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

News

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

Opinion

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

News

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,

News

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

News

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

News

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

News

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

News

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

News

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

News

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

News

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

News

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

News

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.

News

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

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Product News

FiberMax Honors One Ton Club Growers for 2017

April 17, 2018

The FiberMax One Ton Club recently honored 188 cotton growers who qualified for the club with their 2017 harvest results.

Product News

BASF Adds Engenia Spray Tool to Aid Applications

April 16, 2018

A new easy-to-use resource puts critical weather requirements for applying Engenia herbicide in one convenient location.

Product News

Reduce Timing Guesswork for Cotton Planting

April 16, 2018

Bayer’s online Cotton Planting Forecasting tool can help growers determine the optimal planting window to improve their chances at securing a strong stand.

Product News

Deltapine NPE Program Begins Class of 19 Evaluations

April 9, 2018

Nine Class of 19 variety candidates will be in growers’ fields this year as the Deltapine New Product Evaluator (NPE) Program kicks off its eleventh season.

Product News

Americot Expands Research and Sales Teams

April 5, 2018

Americot has added six new team members to the company’s research and sales staffs.

Product News

Greenleaf Introduces TipGuard Nozzle System

April 5, 2018

Greenleaf Technologies has introduced its new TipGuard System to protect spray tips from contact damage.

Product News

New BASF Reward Program for AR Growers Facing Dicamba Ban

March 27, 2018

BASF has revised its Grow Smart Rewards program to provide Arkansas growers alternative weed control solutions during the dicamba application ban from April 16 through October 31.

Product News

DuPont Vydate Products Fully Available for 2018

March 15, 2018

DuPont Vydate brand insecticide/nematicide products – including Vydate C-LV for cotton – will be fully available for sale and use during the 2018 growing season.

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Market Analysis

All Eyes on the Southwest as Contract Periods Shift

April 20, 2018

Mother Nature’s willingness to drop water on the Southwest plains will dictate price movement, as the May futures contract expires and July becomes the spot month.

Production Outlook / Acreage

Four Ways to Keep Cotton in the Spotlight

April 19, 2018

There’s still a lot to like about cotton this year, despite competitive, logistical and political issues that could prove challenging in prepping for 2019 and beyond.

Insect Control

In-Crop Needs Drive Transform Momentum

April 18, 2018

Transform insecticide annually overcomes regulatory hurdles to remain a vital crop protection tool.

News

How the Ginning Cost Share Program Gained New Life

April 17, 2018

Thanks to the efforts of many in the industry, a badly-needed cotton relief program found new life on Capitol Hill.

Marketing

USDA Announces 2018 Loan Rate Differentials

April 17, 2018

USDA’s Farm Service Agency has announced the 2018-crop loan rate differentials for upland and extra-long staple cotton.

Cotton Production

Sessions from the 2017 MS Row Crop Short Course Now Online

April 17, 2018

Presentations from the 2017 Mississippi State Row Crop Short Course are now part of the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.

News

Wrangler Report Touts Value of Soil Conservation Practices

April 17, 2018

Wrangler jeans has published a report highlighting the significant economic and environmental benefits of certain cotton farming techniques.

Insect Control

Biopesticide Option for Bollworm, Budworm Control

April 15, 2018

A host-specific virus is being used to control bollworms and budworms in Arkansas crops.

Opinion

Tariff Discussions Emphasize Need for Free Trade

April 15, 2018

Free, but fair, trade is the need of the hour.

Market Analysis

Strong Demand, Drought Concerns Pushing Prices

April 14, 2018

Thanks to mill demand, shrinking quality stocks and increased drought concerns in the Southwest, cotton continues to post gains in spite of the selling pressure created by rolling positions to the July contract.

Production Outlook / Acreage

Cotton Highlights from April WASDE Report

April 10, 2018

April’s USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates move projected U.S. cotton exports up and domestic ending stocks down, as world ending stocks for the month are also reduced.