Tennessee: Seed Cotton Programs Webinar, Feb. 19

🕔Feb 15, 2018The National Cotton Council is sponsoring a webinar on the 2018 Seed Cotton Program on Monday, February 19th from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. UT Extension has 3 locations currently […]

Cotton: NCC Expects World Production to Exceed Demand in 2018

🕔Feb 10, 2018National Cotton Council economists point to a few key factors that will shape the U.S. cotton industry’s 2018 economic outlook. In recent months, cotton prices have maintained a stronger appearance […]

Cotton: NCC Says Proposed 2018 Budget Works Against Its Farmers

🕔May 24, 2017In 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… […]

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

🕔Apr 5, 2017Ronnie 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: Bullish News Disappeared – Producers Face 2 Challenges

🕔Feb 17, 2017The 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, 2017U.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 […]

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

🕔Jun 6, 2016The 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 […]

Turkey Adds 3% Duty on U.S. Cotton After Anti-Dumping Investigation

🕔Apr 19, 2016The Turkish government released its final decision on April 16 concerning the anti-dumping investigation of U.S. cotton. Based on assertions that U.S. cotton was dumped into Turkey injuring the domestic fiber […]

National Cotton Council Elects Shane Stephens Chairman

🕔Feb 8, 2016Shane Stephens, a Greenwood, Miss., warehouseman, was elected National Cotton Council chairman for 2016. Named during the NCC’s annual meeting held in Dallas, Texas on February 5-7, he succeeds Sledge […]

Cotton Planting Intentions Survey: Acreage Up 6.2% Over 2015

🕔Feb 6, 2016U.S. cotton producers intend to plant 9.1 million cotton acres this spring, up 6.2 percent from 2015, according to the National Cotton Council’s 35th Annual Early Season Cotton Planting Intentions […]

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