Tagged National Cotton Council (Page 2)
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.
May 1, 2017
Despite strong bipartisan support in Congress, a cottonseed policy was excluded from the fiscal year 2017 omnibus appropriations bill – a move that the National Cotton Council called extremely disappointing to the cotton industry and its producers.
March 22, 2017
The NCC found President Trump's National Agriculture Day proclamation encouraging, based on his comments about the value of America's farmers and ranchers.
March 17, 2017
Leaders from 11 major U.S. agricultural and agribusiness organizations engaged in a substantive and productive meeting with the Trump administration on the continued growth of food and agriculture exports.
Around The Gin
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.
February 15, 2018
The results of the 2017 Replicated Agronomic Cotton Evaluations Trials for the Texas High Plains are now available online.
February 15, 2018
Auxin-specific herbicide training developed by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension has received reciprocal approval by Oklahoma and New Mexico, allowing producers that operate in those states to attend one training to meet regulatory requirements.
February 13, 2018
In the second in a series of articles, University of Georgia economists focus on how PLC payments are calculated under the new seed cotton program.