October 7 is the deadline for cotton growers to enroll for the Cotton Transition Assistance Program, an interim payment program created by the 2014 Farm Bill.
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.
Based on information contained in USDA’s September World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates Report, U.S. cotton production and exports for 2014 will both be down over earlier projections.
According to USDA’s Economic Research Service, the rate of growth in farm assets, debt, and equity is forecast to moderate in 2014.
According to the USDA’s August Cotton and Wool Outlook report, global cotton stocks will reach a record 105.1 million bales for 2014/15.
The Cotton Board voted to recommend Cotton Incorporated’s proposed 2015 budget of $80 million to the Secretary of Agriculture.
USDA’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates for August show forecasted increases in production, exports and ending stocks for U.S. cotton.
USDA has developed a New Farmer website as a resource to help guide the next generation of farmers through the challenges of starting and building a farming operation.
Cotton growers have from August 11 until October 7 to enroll for the Cotton Transition Assistance Program, an interim payment program created by the 2014 Farm Bill.
USDA has implemented the new Supplemental Coverage Option – one of the provisions of the 2014 Farm Bill – to help strengthen and expand crop insurance options for farmers and ranchers.