Tagged National Cotton Council
November 8, 2017
Thirteen Midwestern and Western farmers will visit cotton and other agricultural operations in West Texas November 12-16, as part of the National Cotton Council’s Multi-Commodity Education Program.
October 10, 2017
Registration is now open for the 2018 Beltwide Cotton Conferences set for January 3-5 in San Antonio, TX.
September 28, 2017
Gap Inc. is the newest member of Cotton LEADS, a joint Australian/U.S. program aimed to promote responsible cotton production practices.
September 20, 2017
The U.S. cotton industry has set specific goals to help maintain and improve current sustainability and environmental gains over the next eight years.
September 15, 2017
Textile manufacturing executives from 15 countries will visit the U.S. Cotton Belt September 25-29 for the 40th COTTON USA Orientation Tour sponsored by Cotton Council International.
August 2, 2017
Fifteen growers from the Southeast and California will visit cotton operations in Texas in mid-August as part of the NCC’s 2017 Producer Information Exchange Program.
July 24, 2017
Eleven Southwest cotton producers will visit farming operations in Georgia the week of July 30 as part of the NCC’s 2017 Producer Information Exchange Program.
July 20, 2017
Several key cottonseed policy provisions are included in the FY18 Agriculture Appropriations bill approved July 20.
July 19, 2017
A bipartisan block of 135 Senators and Representatives are urging support, through USDA, to operate the Cotton Ginning Cost Share Program on a continuing basis, beginning with the 2016 crop year.
July 10, 2017
Twelve Mid-South cotton producers will visit California's San Joaquin Valley on the NCC’s first Producer Information Exchange tour of 2017.
May 25, 2017
The NCC is ready to work with Congress regarding the “very concerning” program cuts for agriculture in the Trump Administration’s fiscal year 2018 budget.
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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.