USDA Agricultural Disaster Assistance Programs
This site contains a NCC-prepared summary of the 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program.
2018 Seed Cotton Program Information
2018 Seed Cotton Program: FSA news releases, summary, PLC payment matrix, powerpoint presentations and webinars
Committee for the Advancement of Cotton
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2018 Farm Bill Information
Links to documents and web sites containing information regarding the 2018 farm bill
NCC: Disaster Relief Package Is Vital
The National Cotton Council greatly appreciates Congress and the Administration for their support and approval of long-awaited and much needed disaster and recovery assistance.
Latest News2020 Beltwide Cotton Conferences Providing Insight on Latest Research, Innovative Technology 08/12/2019: MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The 2020 Beltwide Cotton Conferences (BWCC), set for January 8-10 at the JW Marriott in Austin, Texas, will update attendees on the latest research and technology. Learn more USDA August Production Report 08/12/2019: In its August crop report, USDA estimated a 2019-20 U.S. crop of 22.52 million bales. Learn more Conaway Advocated Strongly For American Agriculture 07/31/2019: In response to Representative Mike Conaway’s (R-TX) announcement today that he will not seek re-election, the NCC said that the Congressman wholeheartedly served U.S. agriculture, including demonstrating superb leadership through the development and passage of the 2018 farm bill. Learn more Mid-South, Western Cotton Producers to See Southeast Operations 07/31/2019: Six Mid-South and four Western cotton producers will see cotton and other agricultural operations in Virginia and North Carolina on August 11-15 as part of the NCC’s 2019 Producer Information Exchange (P.I.E.). Learn more NCC: Trade Package Will Provide Timely Assistance 07/25/2019: The NCC conveyed its appreciation of the Trump Administration for recognizing the economic pressures caused by the trade tensions with China and providing support to assist American farmers. Learn more
Upcoming EventsPCCA Board, Delegate Body & Marketing Pool Committee Meetings Aug 21 Lubbock, TX Learn more NCC Mid-Year Board Meeting Aug 21 Peabody Hotel, Memphis, TN Learn more 65th Supima Annual Meeting Aug 29 Harris Ranch Inn, Coalinga, CA Learn more PCCA Annual Meeting & Board of Directors Meeting Sep 17 Lubbock, TX Learn more Staplcotn and Stapldiscount Annual Meeting Sep 17 Greenwood, MS Learn more Calcot Ltd Board of Directors/Auditors' Meeting Sep 23 Phoenix, AZ Learn more
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Henry N. Reichle, Jr., or “Hank,” serves as president of Cotton Council International and on the board of directors of the National Cotton Council (NCC). He has served on multiple CCI and NCC committees and currently serves on CCI’s Export Promotions Committee and Sourcing Summit Task Force as well as NCC’s Public Relations & International Marketing Development and Cotton Flow committees and the COTTON USA Sustainability Task Force.
Reichle is president and CEO of Greenwood-Miss.-based Staplcotn, the oldest U.S. cotton marketing cooperative. He serves on the Agribusiness Industry Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and is a board member of both AMCOT and The Seam. A Mississippi native, he holds a B.A. degree in Accountancy from the University of Mississippi. Reichle is involved with several community organizations and is active in his local church and other civic organizations. He and his wife, Merritt, have three sons.