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… […]

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: 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 […]

USDA: Cotton Ginning Cost-Share Program Caps Payments at $40,000 Jun 6, 2016

🕔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 […]

Turkey Adds 3% Duty on U.S. Cotton After Anti-Dumping Investigation Apr 19, 2016

🕔Apr 19, 2016
The 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, 2016

🕔Feb 8, 2016
Shane 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, 2016

🕔Feb 6, 2016
U.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 […]

Cleveland on Cotton: A Long and Crooked Row to Hoe – Less Acres; More Choices Feb 13, 2015

🕔Feb 13, 2015
Cotton prices were back and forth this week, but ended Thursday’s session on a positive note, near the 62.50 cent mark. Prices have run into resistance at this level and could […]

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