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Requesting Real Relief

As it did throughout 2020, the National Cotton Council will seek any necessary COVID-19-related assistance for its members in 2021. ■ What recent actions were taken, relief provided? The NCC engaged with congressional members and their staff to underscore the economic harm the pandemic continued to inflict on the cotton industry. We conveyed our priorities and sought relief in an ... Read More »

Economists look ahead, make plans for Alabama crop producers

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An unstable commodity market, combined with low market prices, may make this growing season more difficult than usual for Alabama crop producers. Max Runge, an Alabama Extension economist, said agricultural producers across the country are facing a troubling and uncertain future. “When I started in this position more than 25 years ago, I remember farmers were told to do more ... Read More »

Industry News

Mississippi State To Host Row Crop Short Course Mississippi State University’s Extension Service will host its annual Row Crop Short Course on Dec. 2-4 at the Bost Extension Center on the campus. Online registration is available at: //msucares.com/rowcrops/shortcourse/index.html. Pre-registration is free until Nov. 29 at which time the fee increases to $40. The Short Course will begin on the morning ... Read More »