Cotton: NCC Says Proposed 2018 Budget Works Against Its Farmers May 24, 2017

🕔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… […]

Nat. Cotton Council Furious with Politicians Blocking Cottonseed Deal – DTN May 2, 2017

🕔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 […]

National Cotton Council Wants Cotton Back in the Farm Bill Commodity Program – DTN Apr 5, 2017

🕔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 […]

Cotton: NCC Chair Pushes to Bring Cotton Back into ARC and PLC Programs Apr 5, 2017

🕔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 […]

Rose on Cotton: Expect Planted Cotton Acres to Push 12 Million in 2017 Mar 17, 2017

🕔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 […]

Rose on Cotton: Bullish News Disappeared – Producers Face 2 Challenges Feb 17, 2017

🕔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 […]

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

🕔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 […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Textile Mills Behind the 8 Ball; More on the Polyester Teams Jan 20, 2017

🕔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 […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Bull Sightings; Polyester Lost its Crown – Heads Up Adidas, Nike Jan 8, 2017

🕔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 […]

Texas: National Cotton Council Meeting, Dallas, Feb. 10-12 Dec 5, 2016

🕔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 […]

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