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Cotton: Trump Urged to Continue Obama’s Cotton Ginning Cost Share Program

Cotton: Trump Urged to Continue Obama’s Cotton Ginning Cost Share Program

👤By AgFax Staff 🕔Jul 18, 2017

The Trump administration was urged today (July 18, 2017) to continue the Obama administration’s Cotton Ginning Cost Share (CGCS) Program by a large, bipartisan block of 135 U.S. Senators and Representatives.    The program, established by former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack in June, 2016, provided an

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Cotton: NCC Says Proposed 2018 Budget Works Against Its Farmers

Cotton: NCC Says Proposed 2018 Budget Works Against Its Farmers

👤From a Press Release 🕔May 24, 2017

In a statement today, the National Cotton Council (NCC) said that the Trump Administration’s proposed fiscal year 2018 budget includes a number of “extremely concerning program reductions and eliminations that… would severely compromise policies that are critical to America’s cotton

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Nat. Cotton Council Furious with Politicians Blocking Cottonseed Deal – DTN

Nat. Cotton Council Furious with Politicians Blocking Cottonseed Deal – DTN

👤By Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent 🕔May 2, 2017

The chairman of the House Agriculture Committee and the National Cotton Council lashed out Monday at a pair of senior Democratic senators after learning the deal to fund the federal government does not include program changes that would help cotton

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National Cotton Council Wants Cotton Back in the Farm Bill Commodity Program – DTN

National Cotton Council Wants Cotton Back in the Farm Bill Commodity Program – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Apr 5, 2017

In the push to draft the 2014 farm bill, leaders in the cotton industry agreed to pull cotton out of farm-bill commodity programs only to quickly discover that was a grave mistake for the industry. Increased stocks in countries such

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Cotton: NCC Chair Pushes to Bring Cotton Back into ARC and PLC Programs

Cotton: NCC Chair Pushes to Bring Cotton Back into ARC and PLC Programs

👤From a Press Release 🕔Apr 5, 2017

Ronnie Lee, Georgia cotton producer and National Cotton Council chairman told members of  the House Ag Subcommittee on Tuesday (4/4)  that the U.S. cotton industry is still seeking to get cottonseed designated as a covered commodity and eligible for the Agriculture

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Rose on Cotton: Expect Planted Cotton Acres to Push 12 Million in 2017

Rose on Cotton: Expect Planted Cotton Acres to Push 12 Million in 2017

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Mar 17, 2017

The ICE May contract picked up 107 points this week, settling at 78.36. Dec futures picked up 34 points on the week at 75.63 with the July – Dec spread (straddle) finishing the week at a 273 point inversion. The

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Rose on Cotton: Bullish News Disappeared – Producers Face 2 Challenges

Rose on Cotton: Bullish News Disappeared – Producers Face 2 Challenges

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Feb 17, 2017

The bears were winners this week on the ICE cotton contracts, with May posting a 157 point setback, settling at 75.52.  The nearby spread continued to weaken, finishing Fri at 204 points of carry amid what has thus far been

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Cotton Planting Intentions: NCC 17-State Survey says 11 Mln Acres in 2017

Cotton Planting Intentions: NCC 17-State Survey says 11 Mln Acres in 2017

👤From the National Cotton council of America 🕔Feb 11, 2017

U.S. cotton producers intend to plant 11.0 million cotton acres this spring, up 9.4 percent from 2016, according to the National Cotton Council’s (NCC) 36th Annual Early Season Planting Intentions Survey.   Upland cotton intentions are 10.8 million acres, up

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Cleveland on Cotton: Textile Mills Behind the 8 Ball; More on the Polyester Teams

Cleveland on Cotton: Textile Mills Behind the 8 Ball; More on the Polyester Teams

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Jan 20, 2017

Cotton prices ended on an upbeat as the market spent the week consolidating gains it made two and three weeks ago when it broke above the 72 cent trading mark and established a new trading range. The nearby March New

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Cleveland on Cotton: Bull Sightings; Polyester Lost its Crown – Heads Up Adidas, Nike

Cleveland on Cotton: Bull Sightings; Polyester Lost its Crown – Heads Up Adidas, Nike

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Jan 8, 2017

The demand side of the price equation for cotton flexed it muscles this week and shot the market higher as prices reached a 5 month high. At every turn bullish news awaited cotton traders. The record high quality of the U.S.

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