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Take Action NOW to Ensure Your Cotton Seed Is Tested
This article may be considered lengthy by some folks, but it will only cost you a little time. However, the costs of not reading it, and/or not putting it into practice, could be substantial!
Submit soil samples now to avoid peak-season fees
RALEIGH — Peak-season soil testing fees are set to take effect Dec. 1 through March 31, 2022, pending final approval by the N.C. Board of Agriculture at its Nov. 19 meeting. Submitting soil samples to the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Agronomic Services lab before that date will mean growers and homeowners can avoid the $4 per sample fee.
North Carolina Farmer Minimizes Risks
North Carolina farmer and cotton industry leader Brad Warren is using cover crops, no-till and new planter technologies to lower production risks and increase his farm’s overall sustainability.
Ready for Planting?
Your Role and Responsibility making NCDA’s Cotton Seed Quality Testing Program work for you.
NC’s Jerry Hamill 2021 Southeast High Cotton Winner
U.S. bans imports of all cotton, tomato products from China’s Xinjiang region
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration announced an import ban on all cotton and tomato products from western China’s Xinjiang region on Wednesday over allegations that they are made with forced labor from detained Uighur Muslims.
NCC: Forced Labor Must be Eliminated in Global Cotton & Textile Production
The National Cotton Council reiterates its absolute opposition to any forced labor practices within the global production of cotton and textiles.
DOES THE U.S. AG SECTOR RELY TOO MUCH ON CHINA FOR EXPORTS?
In a word…”Yes”
Tillis & Inhofe introduce legislation increasing scrutiny of foreign investment in ag businesses
The American people have seen firsthand how great the need for increased oversight of foreign investment in our nation’s food supply chain is during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Upland Cotton Relief Payments Included in CFAP Details
U.S. upland cotton growers will receive direct assistance through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) to help offset price losses and increased marketing costs due to impacts of the pandemic.