NCC Commends RMA for Timely Implementation of STAX for Cotton08/12/2014 The NCC commended USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) after RMA announced on Aug. 12 that the Stacked Income Protection Plan (STAX) will be available to upland cotton producers through the federal crop insurance program beginning with the '15 crop year.
Cotton LEADS™ Partners Now Exceed 20007/23/2014 Cotton LEADS™, a joint program established by the Australian and US cotton industries, now has attained more than 200 partners across the global cotton textile supply chain.
Cotton Newsline: September 10, 201409/10/14 As a reminder for cotton producers, the sign up period is underway for the Cotton Transition Assistance Program for the 2014 cotton crop.
Cotton Newsline: September 5, 201409/05/14 A video addressing safety concerns associated with wrap removal and the John Deere Round module system is now streaming on the National Cotton Council’s quality preservation webpage.
Cotton Newsline: September 3, 201409/03/14 USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is preparing to resume the Consumption on the Cotton System and Stocks survey that was discontinued by the Census Bureau in 2011.
Cotton Newsline: August 29, 201408/29/14 National Cotton Council officers, directors and advisors, along with other industry leaders attending the Council’s Mid-Year Board meeting in Memphis, heard updates on farm law implementation and other key issues important to the US cotton industry.