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Hurricane Florence Agricultural Disaster Program of 2018

News | Posted by: dparrish@nccotton.org

On Oct. 15, 2018, the North Carolina General Assembly established the Hurricane Florence Agricultural Disaster Program of 2018, a one-time assistance program for agricultural producers who suffered a loss due to Hurricane/ Tropical Storm Florence. Although the program has been established, assistance will be dependent upon appropriation from the North Carolina General Assembly. The program will be administered by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

NC Cotton Field Day CANCELLED

News | Posted by: dparrish@nccotton.org

The NC Cotton Field Day, previously scheduled for this Thursday, has been CANCELLED and will likely be rescheduled for next year. We encourage everyone to take the necessary precautions / preparations for this storm, and we pray for safety for all involved and minimal impact on our crops.

Multiple Pests Complicating NC Bollworm Management

News | Posted by: dparrish@nccotton.org

It is definitely mid-season cotton management time in North Carolina, with lots of questions on a complex of insect pests present in the Coastal Plain. Bollworm flight activity has picked up on cue and any management decisions made for other pests should also revolve around this pest.

NC Cotton Grower Receives High Honor for Lifetime of Community Service

News | Posted by: Brad Robb

Cotton growers are an integral part of their communities, as proved by North Carolina cotton grower David Burns. On June 16, 2018, David Burns was presented with the Longleaf Pine Award.  Bestowed by The Order of the Long Leaf Pine Society, it is one of the most prestigious awards conferred by the Governor of North Carolina. It is awarded to persons for exemplary service to the State of North Carolina and their communities that is above and beyond the call of duty, and which has made a significant impact and strengthened North Carolina.