More than 200 partner companies have now joined the Cotton LEADS program since its launch in October 2013.
Nine cotton producers from Arizona, California and New Mexico will see cotton operations in Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee July 28-31 as part of the National Cotton Council’s 2014 Producer Information Exchange program.
The cotton industry has joined the launch of a new agricultural supply chain program for U.S. commodity crops from Field to Market, the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture.
Thirteen Mid-South cotton producers will observe cotton and other agricultural operations in California’s San Joaquin Valley the week of July 13 as part of the National Cotton Council’s 2014 Producer Information Exchange Program.
Enhanced scheduling tools should provide more transparency for shippers, warehouses and USDA.
Thirteen cotton producers will see a diverse range of agricultural production and processing operations in Montana June 23-26 as part of the National Cotton Council’s Multi-Commodity Education Program.
Earl Williams, past president/CEO of the California Cotton Ginners Association, has been awarded the 2013-14 Distinguished Service Award by the National Cotton Ginners Association.
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.
Cotton Council International is revitalizing and re-launching its 25-year old flagship brand, COTTON USA.
Ten participants from throughout the U.S. cotton industry have been selected for the NCC Emerging Leaders Program class for 2014-15.