2018 Seed Cotton Program Information
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Latest NewsSunbelt Leaders to See Idaho Agriculture 06/14/2018: Farmers from 15 states in the southern half of the nation will see agricultural production and processing operations in Idaho on June 24-29 as part of the National Cotton Council’s Multi-Commodity Education Program (MCEP). Learn more COTTON LEADS™ PROGRAM WELCOMES WRANGLER’S SOIL HEALTH COMMITMENT 05/23/2018: The Cotton LEADS™ program announced its newest member Wrangler® and applauded the brand’s commitment to promoting soil health practices as a foundation for improving sustainability in the industry. Learn more NCC: Farm Legislation Passage Much Needed 05/11/2018: MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The National Cotton Council (NCC) is urging the U.S. House of Representatives to approve the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 without any damaging amendments to farm policy. Learn more Final 2017 USDA Crop Estimates Released 05/10/2018: In its final estimate of the 2017-18 U.S. cotton crop, USDA placed total production at 20.92 million bales, down from the January estimate of 21.26 million bales. Learn more Emerging Leaders Program Participants Selected 05/04/2018: Eleven U.S. cotton industry members have been chosen to participate in the NCC's Emerging Leaders Program for 2018-19. Learn more
Upcoming EventsCalcot Ltd Board of Directors Meeting Jun 21 Phoenix, AZ Learn more Arizona Cotton Ginners and Growers Annual Meeting Jun 21 Little America Hotel, Flagstaff, AZ Learn more Southern Southeastern Mid Year Board Meeting Jul 8 Sonesta Resort, Hilton Head, SC Learn more Plains Cotton Growers Quarterly Board Meeting Jul 11 Bayer Museum of Agriculture, Lubbock, TX Learn more CFA/NCPA Joint Convention Jul 11 Radisson Blu, Minneapolis, MN Learn more Calcot Ltd Board of Directors Meeting Jul 19 Phoenix, AZ Learn more
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Coalter Paxton, III
A 1997 graduate of the National Cotton Council's Cotton Leadership Program, NCC Vice President Coalter Paxton, III, has been an active NCC member. A former chair of the NCC’s Packaging and Distribution Committee, he currently serves on several NCC committees among them the Joint Cotton Industry Bale Packaging Committee and the Farm Policy and Sustainability task forces.
Coalter is a past president and chairman of the Cotton Warehouse Association of America and a past president of both the Carolinas Cotton Warehouse Association and the South Atlantic Cotton Warehouse Association. He also has served as a director of the North Carolina Cotton Producers Association. The owner and president of Paxton Bonded Warehouse in Wilson, N.C., Coalter earned a B.A. degree from the University of North Carolina. He and his wife, Caroline, have three children.