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.
Cotton Newsline: June 5, 2013 When looking at insect pest management strategies for cotton, Phillip Roberts, Extension Entomologist with the University of Georgia, stresses the importance of protecting older products on the market by integrating them into a program with newer technologies and practices.
Cotton Newsline: May 31, 2013 The Farm Bill approved by the House Agriculture Committee saves nearly $40 billion in mandatory funds while providing reforms to farm policy according to Gary Adams, Vice President of Economics and Policy Analysis for the National Cotton Council.
Cotton Newsline: May 29, 2013 Last week the Senate Judiciary Committee approved the "The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013," a bipartisan immigration reform bill, and Senators Bennet, Feinstein, Hatch, and Rubio helped broker the agreement's agricultural labor language.
Cotton Newsline: May 24, 2013 The National Cotton Council has scheduled dates and locations for the 2013 Producer Information Exchange, or PIE, Program.
Cotton Newsline: May 22, 2013 The National Cotton Council encourages producers to enroll for the 2013 Direct and Counter-Cyclical Payment Program, or DCP, or the Average Crop Revenue Election Program, also known as ACRE, before the deadlines.