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U.S. Cotton Export Shipments of Remain Strong

U.S. Cotton Export Shipments of Remain Strong

For the 2020 crop year, U.S. export shipments of cotton remain strong and are currently on pace to exceed the Department of Agriculture’s latest estimate of 16.4 million bales.... More
USDA Projects 16.25 Million Bales in U.S. Cotton Exports

USDA Projects 16.25 Million Bales in U.S. Cotton Exports

In its latest report, the Department of Agriculture projects the United States will export 16.25 million bales of cotton abroad this production year. Dr. Jody Campiche, Vice President of Economics and Policy Analysis for the National Cotton Council, joins us to explain how the industry can meet ... More
May 2021 Cotton Crop Progress Report

May 2021 Cotton Crop Progress Report

According to the latest Crop Progress Report from the Department of Agriculture, cotton planting was 25% complete across the U.S. cotton belt. According to Dr. Jody Campiche, Vice President of Economics and Policy Analysis for the National Cotton Council, this number is in line with the five-yea... More
NCC Monitors Major Tax Policy Proposals

NCC Monitors Major Tax Policy Proposals

The Biden Administration’s “The American Families Plan” includes major tax policy proposals in order to finance investments in workers and families, including childcare, nutrition and higher education.... More
NCC Anticipates More Producer Support in April

NCC Anticipates More Producer Support in April

Reece Langley, the Vice President of Washington Operations for the National Cotton Council, indicates that since Tom Vilsack has been installed at the helm of the Department of Agriculture, cotton producers negatively impacted by the pandemic should anticipate further support... More
Trust Protocol Producer Enrollment Encouraged

Trust Protocol Producer Enrollment Encouraged

The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol, a new industry-wide sustainability program, is encouraging U.S. cotton producers to enroll before the upcoming crop season.... More
Seed Coat Fragments in Southeast

Seed Coat Fragments in Southeast

In the 2020 cotton season, the Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service Cotton Classing Office in Macon, Georgia has classed 2.2 million samples, of which approximately 895,000 contained seed coat fragments.... More

Dr. Jody Campiche Reviews December Crop Report

Dr. Jody Campiche Reviews December Crop Report

The December outlook for U.S. cotton includes lower production, higher exports and lower ending stocks. Production is lowered 1.1 million bales, mainly due to a 900,000-bale reduction in Texas.... More
U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol Hosts Virtual Tour of Cotton Belt

U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol Hosts Virtual Tour of Cotton Belt

Cotton Council International (CCI) and the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol conducted their first-ever virtual tour for brands and retailers.... More
Corrected Payment Eligibility Regulation Issued

Corrected Payment Eligibility Regulation Issued

USDA's Farm Service Agency published an updated regulation in the Federal Register at that corrects an unintentional "actively engaged" definition change included in USDA's Payment Limitation and Payment Eligibility rule that was initially published on August 24.... More
November Crop Report with Dr. Jody Campiche

November Crop Report with Dr. Jody Campiche

This month’s 2020/21 U.S. cotton estimates are virtually unchanged from October. The U.S. production forecast is marginally higher, at 17.1 million bales.... More
Georgia Cotton Producers Remain Optimistic

Georgia Cotton Producers Remain Optimistic

With low commodity prices and trade wars to navigate, it's been a challenging time for the cotton industry.... More
Election Produces New Cotton Belt Members

Election Produces New Cotton Belt Members

There will be many new faces in both the House and Senate when the 117th Congress is sworn in on January 3, 2021 - including at least 28 new Cotton Belt Members from at least 12 states.... More
EPA Announcement Lessens Burdens on Farmers

EPA Announcement Lessens Burdens on Farmers

Earlier this year, the ninth circuit court turned cotton and soybean producers' worlds upside down with their ruling on the herbicide Dicamba, but now, just over four months later, things have taken a turn for the better thanks to the EPA's latest announcement.... More
Prevent Contamination in the 2020 Ginning Season

Prevent Contamination in the 2020 Ginning Season

The National Cotton Council is reminding cotton gins to watch for potential contamination sources during this harvest and ginning season.... More
NCC Works with EPA on New Dicamba Label

NCC Works with EPA on New Dicamba Label

The National Cotton Council is working with the Environmental Protection Agency as the agency develops a new label for dicamba herbicides. Dicamba herbicides are a critical tool farmers use to help control weeds in both cotton and soybean production across the U.S. Reece Langley, Vice President ... More
Cotton Trust Protocols Important for the Future of the Industry

Cotton Trust Protocols Important for the Future of the Industry

With an ever-growing demand for more transparency from both manufactures and consumers, the U.S. Cotton Council has launched an unprecedented program in order to keep up with the times.... More
Important Provisions for Cotton Producers in Continuing Resolution

Important Provisions for Cotton Producers in Continuing Resolution

Last week Congressional leadership and the White House agreed to the terms of a Continuing Resolution funding bill that will keep the federal government funded at the start of the new fiscal year on October 1ST and run through December 11th.... More
U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol Launches Nationwide Grower Recruitment Campaign

U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol Launches Nationwide Grower Recruitment Campaign

American cotton growers now can join the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol, a new standard for verifying the sustainability progress of U.S. cotton.... More
Unwrapping/ Cutting Open Modules

Unwrapping/ Cutting Open Modules

This chapter is for gin managers/superintendents, gin module feeder employees, and other gin employees.... More
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