Tagged National Cotton Council (Page 2)
July 24, 2014
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.
July 10, 2014
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.
July 6, 2014
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.
June 11, 2014
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.
May 29, 2014
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.
May 20, 2014
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.
May 1, 2014
Cotton Council International is revitalizing and re-launching its 25-year old flagship brand, COTTON USA.
April 30, 2014
Ten participants from throughout the U.S. cotton industry have been selected for the NCC Emerging Leaders Program class for 2014-15.
April 29, 2014
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.
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October 28, 2014
Grow Ag Leaders is offering more than $500,000 in college scholarships to students interested in agricultural careers. The program is available in 40 states, including many throughout the Cotton Belt.
October 21, 2014
Platform Specialty Products has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Arysta LifeScience for approximately $3.51 billion.
October 17, 2014
Since becoming a partner in the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year program three years ago, PhytoGen has made donations to 25 charities on behalf of state farmers of the year.
October 16, 2014
The Enlist Weed Control System from Dow AgroSciences has been approved for field use in corn and soybeans in 2015 by federal regulatory authorities, with introduction in cotton still scheduled for 2016.
October 3, 2014
Registration now is open for the 2015 Beltwide Cotton Conferences, set for January 5-7 at the Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, TX.
September 25, 2014
The public comment period on the draft environmental impact statement for cotton and soybean plants for Monsanto’s Roundup Ready Xtend Crop System will remain open through October 10.
September 10, 2014
Two new webcasts to help growers successfully capture and use data from yield monitors have been added to the Focus on Cotton online webcast resource, developed by Cotton Incorporated and the Plant Management Network.
September 8, 2014
Five honorees have been elected to the first class of Cotton Incorporated’s newly-established Cotton Research and Promotion Program Hall of Fame.
October 31, 2014
With the conclusion of the WTO Brazil case, the U.S. cotton industry can bring a renewed focus to the challenges ahead, coming from a familiar source.
October 27, 2014
An end of week uptick closed the market up 81 points from the previous week. But the longer-term direction is still sideways, with a range of mostly 62 to 67 cents.
October 24, 2014
The same record that has been spinning for weeks is still playing. The 61 to 62 cent price resistance holds firm, attempts to close above 65 cents continue to be thwarted, and the potential for a short covering rally lingers strong in the background.
October 24, 2014
Volatility dropped this week, as the market is discounting a scenario in which prices are not expected to change significantly over the coming months. Once all harvest is complete and sorted out, we may see renewed pressure on cash prices.
October 23, 2014
USDA is offering $190.5 million in grants and loans to make broadband and other advanced communications infrastructure improvements in rural areas.
October 23, 2014
Cotton Incorporated will again host Cotton’s 24 Hour Runway Show – a fashion marathon featuring a different cotton look every minute – in early November.
October 22, 2014
The EPA has announced a new voluntary Drift Reduction Technology program to encourage the use of verified, safer pesticide spray products to reduce exposure and pesticide movement and help farmers save money.
October 21, 2014
The cotton industry commended USDA’s Risk Management Agency for implementing a farm law provision important to cotton production areas that have been hit with drought and other adverse weather in recent years.