Tagged National Cotton Council (Page 2)
February 9, 2018
Critically-needed policy that restores Title I coverage for cotton in the current Farm Bill was part of the bipartisan budget legislation approved by Congress on February 9 and signed into law by President Trump.
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.
Around The Gin
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.
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.
April 17, 2018
Thanks to the efforts of many in the industry, a badly-needed cotton relief program found new life on Capitol Hill.
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.
April 17, 2018
Wrangler jeans has published a report highlighting the significant economic and environmental benefits of certain cotton farming techniques.
April 10, 2018
According to The Wall Street Journal, the U.S. Department of Justice has decided to approve Bayer’s acquisition of Monsanto Co., with closing expected in the second quarter of 2018.