Tagged National Cotton Council (Page 5)
February 4, 2016
USDA earned the thanks of the U.S. cotton industry by announcing the implementation and availability of commodity marketing certificates as part of the Marketing Loan Program.
February 3, 2016
According to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, USDA lawyers have determined the department does not have the authority to declare cottonseed an oilseed, prompting swift responses from the NCC and the House Agriculture Committee.
January 8, 2016
Dr. David B. Weaver, a cotton breeder and educator at Auburn University, is the recipient of the 2015 Cotton Genetics Research Award.
December 22, 2015
National Cotton Council leadership praised U.S. trade negotiators’ efforts in resisting pressure for further concessions on cotton by the World Trade Organization.
December 9, 2015
Cotton industry leaders told a House Agriculture Committee hearing that assistance from Congress and the Administration is crucial for U.S. cotton to weather the current economic and regulatory climate.
December 1, 2015
Sixteen Midwestern and Western ag producers got a feel for cotton and other west Texas agriculture as part of the NCC Multi-Commodity Education Tour in November.
November 5, 2015
USDA’s Risk Management Agency is making several modifications to the Stacked Income Protection Plan of insurance (STAX) for cotton for the 2016 crop year.
October 29, 2015
Weed science discussions at the 2016 Beltwide Cotton Conferences will have a strong emphasis on preparing for new weed control technologies.
October 28, 2015
Sixteen farmers from the Midwest and Northwest will observe cotton and other agricultural operations in the Lubbock, TX, area as part of the National Cotton Council’s Multi-Commodity Education Program.
September 25, 2015
Members of the International Textile Manufacturers Federation Spinners Committee visited various U.S. cotton operations and research facilities in six states in mid-September.
September 18, 2015
The National Cotton Council says a recent report on U.S. cotton policies issued by The International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development is flawed due to several invalid assumptions.
September 17, 2015
Textile manufacturing executives representing 18 countries will spend a week touring the U.S. Cotton Belt for a first-hand look at how U.S. cotton is produced, processed and marketed.
September 15, 2015
Registration and hotel reservations for the 2016 Beltwide Cotton Conferences begin September 21 on the official Beltwide website.
August 11, 2015
Twelve cotton producers from Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas are visiting Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee August 17-20 as part of the National Cotton Council’s 2015 Producer Information Exchange Program.
July 31, 2015
Ten Western cotton producers are visiting South Georgia as part of the National Cotton Council’s 2015 Producer Information Exchange Program.
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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.
January 15, 2018
Dicamba Stewardship training sessions will be held throughout Tennessee from mid-January through early March, with online training available soon.
January 8, 2018
L.L. Bean has signed on as the newest partner of the Cotton LEADS program.
January 7, 2018
Don’t get caught looking a gift horse in the mouth. Cotton prices are at a profitable level for growers, and the market is asking to be fed.
January 7, 2018
Dr. B. Todd Campbell, a research geneticist with the USDA Agricultural Research Service in Florence, SC, is the recipient of the 2017 Cotton Genetics Research Award.
January 5, 2018
Former Missouri Extension cotton specialist Andrea Jones was recognized by her peers as the 2018 Extension Cotton Specialist of the Year.