Archive for February, 2016
Cotton Ginning Cost-Share Program for Farmers Floats in Washington
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack remains adamant in his conviction that Congress did not give him the legal authority to designate cottonseed…
Vilsack Explains Why Cotton Can’t Qualify for ARC/PLC
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has been a strong, staunch supporter of American farmers, ranchers and producers
APHIS Proposes Changes to Regulations of Genetically Engineered Organisms
Public may comment on the proposed changes to regulations regarding the importation, interstate movement and environmental release of GE organisms
North Carolina’s Herbicide, Weed Problems Getting Worse
Herbicide-resistant weeds continue to pop up in North Carolina and farmers need to be prepared…
North Carolina Cotton Farmers Get Online Help to Choose Right Varieties
Cotton Variety Performance Calculator was developed by North Carolina State University Extension cotton specialists Keith Edmisten and Guy Collins
China’s Cotton Yield Falls Over 9 Percent in 2015
China’s cotton yield continued to decline in 2015 as acreage shrunk, official data showed.
Farmers on Sounder Financial Footing Now Than in 1980s Crisis, Ag Banker Says
In his 43-year career in the Farm Credit system, he has seen the good and the bad, the boom and the bust…
Commodity Certificates Available for Redeeming Cotton Marketing Loans
The marketing assistance loans allow the producer to store and delay the sale of the commodity until more favorable market conditions emerge.
More Cotton Acres in 2016? NCC Survey Shows 6.2-percent Increase
U.S. cotton farmers will increase their acres in 2016.
NCC Statement Regarding Secretary’s Cottonseed Remarks
The National Cotton Council is extremely disappointed in Agriculture Secretary Vilsack’s comments today…