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U.S. Cotton Sets Goals to Further Reduce Environmental Footprint.

By   /  September 29, 2017  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Tennessee, United States – With the goal of helping its members meet their current needs while making the world a better place for future generations, the U.S. cotton industry is setting goals aimed to build upon the strong environmental gains already achieved over the past 30 years.

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NCC Encouraged by Appropriations Process’ Inclusion of Cottonseed Policy.

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Tennessee, United States – The FY18 Agriculture Appropriations bill approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee includes a number of key provisions from the industry’s cottonseed proposal to help provide economic relief to cotton producers until a new farm bill is in place.

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NCC: Maintaining NAFTA Benefits is Crucial.

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Tennessee, United States – The National Cotton Council says the United States must remain a participant in a vibrant North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) because it has been and can continue to be a very positive trading platform for U.S. agriculture, including cotton and textiles.

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NCC Leadership Delegation Completes Successful China Visit.

By   /  July 15, 2016  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

United States / China – A National Cotton Council (NCC) leadership delegation visited China from June 27–July 1 to share information with the Chinese cotton/textile industries and update them on the U.S. cotton industry.

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Cotton Service Award Honors Jimmy Dodson.

By   /  February 16, 2016  /  Cotton News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Tennessee, United States – Jimmy Dodson, a Robstown, Texas, cotton producer, is the recipient of the 2015 Harry S. Baker Distinguished Service Award. He was honored during the National Cotton Council’s (NCC) 2016 annual meeting held in Dallas, Texas, on February 5-7.

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NCC Survey Suggests US Producers to Plant 9.1 Million Acres in 2016.

By   /  February 16, 2016  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Featured News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Tennessee, United States – 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 Planting Intentions Survey. 

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Low Cotton Prices, Weak Demand, Uncertain Macroeconomy Making For Challenging Year.

By   /  February 16, 2016  /  Cotton News, Featured News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Tennessee, United States – National Cotton Council economists say 2016 will be another challenging year for the U.S. cotton industry – with low cotton prices, ample global stocks and uncertainties regarding global mill cotton use.

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Shane Stephens to Lead the NCC in 2016.

By   /  February 16, 2016  /  Cotton News, Featured News  /  No Comments

Tennessee, United States – 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 Taylor, a Como, Miss., producer and ginner.

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National Cotton Council: Southeast Cotton Producers to See Texas Operations .

By   /  August 18, 2014  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Alaska, United States – Twelve cotton producers from the Southeast witness cotton and other agriculture-related operations in Texas during August 17-21 as part of the 2014 National Cotton Council’s Producer Information Exchange (P.I.E.). Sponsored by Bayer CropScience through a grant to The Cotton Foundation, the P.I.E. program is in its 26th year of

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Cotton Producers to Examine Montana Agricultural Operations .

By   /  June 13, 2014  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Tennessee, United States – Cotton producers from the Carolinas to California will get a look at a diverse range of agricultural production and processing operations in Montana on June 23-26 as part of the National Cotton Council’s (NCC) Multi-Commodity Education Program (MCEP). Launched in 2006, the MCEP is coordinated by NCC’s Member Services and local […]

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