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Don’t Miss Significant Signups

gary adams, ncc

What’s the most pressing deadline? ■ Seed cotton became eligible for Title I Agriculture Risk Coverage/Price Loss Coverage beginning with the 2018 crop. Dec. 7 is the deadline for landowners and producers on farms with generic base acres to make the necessary decisions for this crop year. The following actions are part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Seed Cotton ... Read More »

Always Stand In Against The Curve

carroll smith

In 1983, Mississippi author Willie Morris published a collection of short stories titled “Always Stand In Against the Curve.” The content primarily focused on small-town baseball and football and the coming of age years for a Southern teenage boy. Being an avid Morris fan, I bought a copy and asked him to sign it to my son, Matt, who was ... Read More »

Rising To The Challenge

BY MARK LANGE NCC PRESIDENT/CEO While new challenges undoubtedly will arise in 2013, there are several ongoing issues threatening U.S. cotton’s viability that also will require considerable attention from the National Cotton Council. What about farm bill passage? Last year we were active participants in a coalition of U.S. agricultural organizations to raise awareness of Congress’ need to pass a ... Read More »