Cotton LEADS™ Program Hosts Event For US Partners05/15/2015 Since its establishment in '13, the Cotton LEADS™ program has attracted more than 300 partners from across the global supply chain.
A recent luncheon in Gastonia, NC, was held to update the US-based partners on program activities and to announce the latest additions to the Cotton LEADS™ partner list: HanesBrands; Jo-Ann Fabrics; Kohl’s®; and Life Is Good®.
NCC: “Waters of the U.S.” Proposed Rule Overly Burdensome03/17/2015 NCC Chairman Sledge Taylor, in March 17 testimony before a House panel, said that a rule proposed by the EPA and Corps of Engineers to define “waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act would require costly federal permits for many commonplace and essential farming practices.
NCC: No Adverse Farm Law Changes or Budget Reductions02/24/2015 NCC Director Ronnie Lee testified at a Senate agriculture committee hearing that with producers now making critical decisions on the new farm law’s various program options and with program election and sign-up deadlines still ahead, it would be highly disruptive and punitive to make adverse policy changes or budget reductions while the new farm law is being implemented.
Richard Kelley Recipient of National Ginner Award02/12/2015 Richard Kelley, a Burlison, Tenn., ginner who served as the National Cotton Ginners Association’s (NCGA) chairman in 2014, was named the 2014 Horace Hayden National Cotton Ginner of the Year. He was recognized on February 6 during the NCGA’s 2015 annual meeting in Memphis.
Cotton Newsline: June 24, 201506/24/15 Since its establishment in 2013, the Cotton LEADS™ program has attracted more than 300 partners from across the global supply chain.
Cotton Newsline: Jun 19, 201506/19/15 In the second part of a two part series on water, Cotton Incorporated’s Dr. Ed Barnes, Senior Director of Agricultural & Environmental Research, joins us to talk about the research he and his team are doing to understand and increase plant water use efficiency in cotton.