Tagged National Cotton Council (Page 2)
August 13, 2014
The National Cotton Council applauded the announcement that the Stacked Income Protection Plan – or STAX – will be available to upland cotton producers in 2015 through the federal crop insurance program.
August 7, 2014
Ten Southwestern cotton producers visited cotton and other agricultural operations in North Carolina and Virginia August 3-7 as part of the National Cotton Council’s 2014 Producer Information Exchange program.
July 24, 2014
More than 200 partner companies have now joined the Cotton LEADS program since its launch in October 2013.
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.
Around The Gin
November 17, 2014
No brand of cotton seed was planted on more acres in 2014 than Deltapine. So it stands to reason that the company’s variety researchers are preparing to introduce monumental changes to their seed lineup in 2015.
November 10, 2014
Monsanto, Sumitomo Chemical and Valent U.S.A. have agreed to extend their strategic partnership in Monsanto’s Roundup Ready PLUS Crop Management Solutions platform for U.S. cotton and soybeans.
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.
November 28, 2014
According to USDA's 2014 Farm Sector Income Forecast report, net farm income for the year is projected to be down more than 23 percent from 2013.
November 26, 2014
The annual Replicated Agronomic Cotton Evaluation trial results for the South, East and Central Regions of Texas are now available from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.
November 25, 2014
The National Cotton Council and other U.S. agricultural associations have joined together in a letter asking President Obama to intervene with union and maritime organizations to restore West Coast ports to full operation while they continue negotiations.
November 21, 2014
The recent COTTON USA Sourcing USA Summit brought representatives from global sourcing companies together with the U.S. cotton industry to discuss the advantages of U.S.-grown cotton.
Raising More Profit
November 19, 2014
U.S. cotton growers can make their fiber more desirable – and potentially more profitable – in the global market by producing the higher quality that cotton mills and consumers want and by marketing their fiber through the e3 cotton program.
November 18, 2014
According to the Business Standard, government officials in India, China and Pakistan are working to put programs in place to protect their countries’ growers in the face of falling cotton prices.
November 18, 2014
A new webcast focusing on whitefly and virus management has been added to the Focus on Cotton online webcast resource.