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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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Texas: National Cotton Council Meeting, Dallas, Feb. 10-12

Texas: National Cotton Council Meeting, Dallas, Feb. 10-12

👤From a Press Release 🕔Dec 5, 2016

The National Cotton Council’s 2017 Annual Meeting is set for February 10-12 at The Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, Texas. General information about the meeting is available here. Meeting pre-registration (registration fee waived for news media) is here. Room reservations ($219 single/double,

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USDA: Cotton Ginning Cost-Share Program Caps Payments at $40,000

USDA: Cotton Ginning Cost-Share Program Caps Payments at $40,000

👤By Cotton Nelson, National Cotton Council 🕔Jun 6, 2016

The Cotton Ginning Cost-Share (CGCS) program, announced today by USDA, resulted from the USDA utilizing its administrative authority under the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act to help facilitate the marketing of commodities. Shane Stephens, National Cotton Council Chairman and Mississippi cotton warehouseman,

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Cotton Producer Information Exchange Tour Dates Set

Cotton Producer Information Exchange Tour Dates Set

👤From a Press Release 🕔May 24, 2016

The National Cotton Council (NCC) has scheduled tour dates and locations for the 2016 Producer Information Exchange (P.I.E.) Program.  The P.I.E. program provides U.S. cotton producers the opportunity to maximize production efficiency and improve yields and fiber quality by: 1. gaining new

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