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.
Executives from 12 Indonesian textile companies will get a close look at U.S. cotton production, processing, and marketing and meet with U.S. exporters during a COTTON USA Special Trade Mission to the U.S. in May.
The long-awaited proposed rule for defining the jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act (CWA) has been published in the Federal Register, and the public comment period is now open.
The National Cotton Council has scheduled tour dates and locations for the 2014 Producer Information Exchange (P.I.E.) Program.
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.
As a new crop season nears, cotton growers can rely on the Advancing Cotton Education program for resources to help enhance their crop production decisions.
Following a better than anticipated 2013 crop, some softening in grain prices and more concrete answers about the future thanks to a new farm bill, optimism in the cotton market seems a bit brighter than a year ago. But there are some trends that bear watching.
With a new Farm Bill firmly in hand, Wallace (Wally) Darneille – newly-elected chairman of the National Cotton Council for 2014 – knows that the work is just beginning.