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Cotton Incorporated Celebrates 50 Years

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Cotton Incorporated, the research and marketing company funded by U.S. cotton producers and importers. It is the sole-source contractor of The Cotton Board and was created in 1970. A group of visionary cotton producers decided to pool their resources to invest in cotton research and promotion to help combat a major emerging issue ... Read More »

Making the right decision

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The NCC webinars included a focus on differences in 2014 and 2018 farm law Title 1 programs. Is the webinar presentation available? ■ The NCC’s webinar presentation is on the NCC website (www.cotton.org) and a 24-minute video is on the NCC’s YouTube channel. It features Dr. Jody Campiche, the NCC’s vice president of Economics and Policy Analysis discussing the webinar’s ... Read More »

NCC Urges Participation In Farm Law Educational Webinar

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Now that sign-up for the 2018 farm law has begun, National Cotton Council staff will be conducting farm law education webinars. The dates and times (all Central) are: Thursday, Sept. 19, 8 a.m. Monday, Sept. 23, 8 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 8 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, 10 a.m. All cotton industry members and other interested parties are urged to participate ... Read More »

Industry News For March 2019

Phosphorus Is About Availability, Not Quantity Phosphorus is often fixed and not available to the plant. Avail T5 Phosphorus Fertilizer Enhancer from Verdesian Life Sciences helps unlock that P that is fixed in the soil, making it available for the plant. Avail T5 slows fixation by temporarily binding the positively charged calcium, magnesium, aluminum, and iron. The result is more ... Read More »

2019 Beltwide Cotton Conferences Event Highlights Efficiency

2019 Beltwide Cotton Conferences

The National Cotton Council will hold the 2019 Beltwide Cotton Conferences (BWCC), Jan. 8-10, 2019, at the New Orleans Marriott in New Orleans, Louisiana. The meeting is designed to provide insight on current research and emerging technology to help attendees improve production, processing and marketing efficiency. The BWCC, coordinated by the NCC, brings together university and U.S. Department of Agriculture ... Read More »

NCC Elects Taylor As New Chairman

Sledge Taylor, a Como, Miss., ginner, was elected National Cotton Council chairman for 2015. Named during the NCC’s recent annual meeting in San Antonio, he succeeds Wallace L. Darneille, a Lubbock, Texas, cooperative marketer. Taylor is president of the Como Consolidated Gin Co., Inc. in north Mississippi. He also is owner of Buckeye Farms, where he raises cotton, corn, soybeans, ... Read More »