Despite continuing pressure from Congress to reconsider the rule entirely, the EPA and Corps of Engineers released their final rule in the Federal Register June 29, 2015, with an effective date of August 28, 2015....More
We may well yet see a downward revision in U.S. exports. That would raise ending stocks a tad, back toward the level of the beginning carry-in stocks level, and thus a neutral price implication....More
“Bringing people, processes and technology together at a new, state-of-the-art cotton facility in Lubbock will boost collaboration and efficiency within our manufacturing organization,” said Dave Penn, cotton manufacturing lead at Monsanto....More
The educational sessions will be helpful. The opportunity to see friends and colleagues will be pleasant. But the travel, especially for back-to-back or back-to-back-to back, etc. meetings does get tedious.
The National Cotton Council proposes the agriculture secretary designate cottonseed as an “other oilseed,” which would make cottonseed producers eligible for the same program benefits as soybean, canola, sesame, safflower, crambe and other oilseed producers....More
Beginning in 2016, the High Cotton winners, who represent the best of the best when it comes to growing cotton in an environmentally responsible manner, will be recognized during an awards breakfast at the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show in Memphis, Tenn., Feb. 26...More
Before the black-eyed peas turn into a cold gelatinous mass, before the haunting aroma of collard greens leaves the kitchen, and shortly after the headache from over-celebration has abated, the annual Beltwide Cotton Conferences demand attention....More