Cotton http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en Cotton industry organizations announce new officers http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-industry-organizations-announce-new-officers <div class="node-body article-body">The American Cotton Producers, Cotton Council International and the National Cotton Ginners Association all announced new slates at the annual meeting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-industry-organizations-announce-new-officers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-industry-organizations-announce-new-officers#comments Cotton Cotton Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:07:00 +0000 97051 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Cotton industry representatives gathered Feb. 5-7 in Dallas for teh National Cotton council annual meeting.</p> Shane Stephens to Lead the National Cotton Council in 2016 http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/shane-stephens-lead-national-cotton-council-2016 <div class="field-byline"> NCC staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“I will do my best to represent all segments of the industry,” Stephens said as he accepted the responsibility for leading the Council for the next year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/shane-stephens-lead-national-cotton-council-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/shane-stephens-lead-national-cotton-council-2016#comments Cotton Cotton Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:03:00 +0000 97031 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Efforts continue on other oilseeds says PCG president http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/efforts-continue-other-oilseeds-says-pcg-president <div class="node-body video-body">Cotton producers need cottonseed designated as other oilseeds to get cotton back into Title I of the Agricultural Act of 2014 as a covered commodity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/efforts-continue-other-oilseeds-says-pcg-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/efforts-continue-other-oilseeds-says-pcg-president#comments Cotton Cotton Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:41:00 +0000 97021 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Texas’ Jimmy Dodson honored with NCC Harry S. Baker Award http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/texas-jimmy-dodson-honored-ncc-harry-s-baker-award <div class="node-body article-body">Never be ashamed of your work clothes — whether a nice suit, or a pair of overalls, or whatever you work in.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/texas-jimmy-dodson-honored-ncc-harry-s-baker-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/texas-jimmy-dodson-honored-ncc-harry-s-baker-award#comments Cotton Cotton National Cotton Council Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:30:00 +0000 97011 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>National Cotton Council Chairman Sledge Taylor, right, presents the Harry S. Baker Distinguished Service Award to Robstown, Texas, farmer and industry leader, Jimmy Dodson, during the NCC annual meeting in Dallas.</p> Fight not over on other oilseed, says House Ag chairman http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/fight-not-over-other-oilseed-says-house-ag-chairman <div class="node-body video-body">“Our lawyers say it is permitted under the farm bill and his lawyers say it is not.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/fight-not-over-other-oilseed-says-house-ag-chairman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/fight-not-over-other-oilseed-says-house-ag-chairman#comments Cotton Cotton Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:41:00 +0000 97001 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Trump, Cruz face ‘electability gap,’ in 2016 general election http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/trump-cruz-face-electability-gap-2016-general-election <div class="field-deck"> Cook Report’s Wasserman addresses NCC annual meeting </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cook Report analyst says New Hampshire may shed new light on Republican presidential candidates as party members begin casting actual votes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/trump-cruz-face-electability-gap-2016-general-election" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/trump-cruz-face-electability-gap-2016-general-election#comments Cotton Sun, 07 Feb 2016 20:42:00 +0000 96981 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>David Wasserman.</p> What issues loom for cotton in 2016? http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/what-issues-loom-cotton-2016 <div class="node-body article-body"> Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas, chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, says the cottonseed as an other oilseed issue is not dead. “The fight is not over. The Committee believes the secretary has the authority to make the designation.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/what-issues-loom-cotton-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/what-issues-loom-cotton-2016#comments Cotton Cotton National Cotton Council Sat, 06 Feb 2016 21:56:00 +0000 96971 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Cotton Incorporated President and CEO Berrye Worsham chats with Larry Nelson, Tulia, Texas, following Worsham&#39;s remarks at the&nbsp; Ncational Cotton Council annual meeting.</p> Commodity certificates now available for redeeming cotton marketing loans http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/commodity-certificates-now-available-redeeming-cotton-marketing-loans <div class="field-deck"> Certificates announcement follows no on oilseed designation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA announces availability of commodity certificates for redeeming cotton in marketing loan to help producers and keep crops moving. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/commodity-certificates-now-available-redeeming-cotton-marketing-loans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/commodity-certificates-now-available-redeeming-cotton-marketing-loans#comments Cotton Fri, 05 Feb 2016 17:42:00 +0000 96961 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Cotton leaders not ready to throw in the towel on oilseed designation http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-leaders-not-ready-throw-towel-oilseed-designation <div class="node-body article-body">“We continue to believe the current farm bill allows for this authority for USDA, and many Members of Congress share that belief," PCG President Shawn Holladay said.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-leaders-not-ready-throw-towel-oilseed-designation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-leaders-not-ready-throw-towel-oilseed-designation#comments Cotton Seed Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:26:00 +0000 96901 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Plains Cotton Growers President Shawn Holladay, right, with&nbsp; Southwest Farm Press editor Ron smith, during fall harvest. &quot;I can assure you that Plains Cotton Growers will leave no stone unturned when it comes to finding or creating opportunities to help cotton producers in these challenging times, and will keep working to find a solution,&rdquo; Holladay says.</p> Mary Jane Buerkle, PCG Cottonseed as oilseed designation unlikely http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cottonseed-oilseed-designation-unlikely <div class="node-body article-body">“We continue to believe, like a broad group of Members of Congress, that USDA clearly has this authority as described in the current farm bill." NCC</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cottonseed-oilseed-designation-unlikely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cottonseed-oilseed-designation-unlikely#comments Cotton Seed USDA Wed, 03 Feb 2016 21:40:00 +0000 96891 at http://southwestfarmpress.com