US Textile Industry Working for Acceptable TPP
According to reports from the National Council of Textiles, the recently completed round of Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations conducted in Lima, Peru began to focus on a textile rule of origin.
Ag Coalition Letter Urges Prompt House Farm Bill Action
A huge coalition of agriculture and agribusiness organizations, including the NCC, sent a letter to each US Representative applauding the House Committee on Agriculture for expeditiously moving forward on a five-year farm bill but cautioning that failure to pass such a bill before September's end would mean continued uncertainty for farmers, ranchers and their rural communities.
Cotton Newsline: June 14, 2013 Texas cotton producers are all too familiar with water shortages, and developing ways to increase water use efficiency during the growing season has become increasingly important.
Cotton Newsline: June 12, 2013 Producers are reminded that USDA's four-week general sign-up for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) ends Friday, June 14th.