Global Spinners See US Cotton Operations09/25/2015 Six members of the International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) Spinners Committee visited various US cotton operations and research facilities, on Sept. 13-18, immediately following the ITMF’s Annual Conference in San Francisco.
Comments Filed on USDA’s CRP Final Rule09/18/2015 The NCC joined other national commodity organizations on joint comments to USDA on its Conservation Reserve Program final rule that makes changes required from passage of the ’14 farm law.
Letter Urges Congressional Tax Provisions Action (191k pdf)09/11/2015 The NCC joined more than 2000 other agriculture, business and manufacturing groups on a letter to all Representatives and Senators urging them to act on a multiyear or permanent extension of the expired and expiring tax provisions, including appropriate enhancements as soon as possible this year.
NCC Comments on Pollinator Proposals08/21/2015 NCC's comments to EPA in response to the agency’s proposal to address pollinator health and mitigating bee exposure to pesticides included addressing EPA’s proposed pesticide label changes to protect bees from pesticide use.
Notice Outlines Payment Limit Reconciliation Process (165k pdf)08/21/2015 USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) recently issued notice CMA-138 regarding the process and instructions for FSA county offices, Cooperative Marketing Associations, Loan Servicing Agents and Designated Marketing Associations to conduct an interim reconciliation of marketing loan gains and loan deficiency payments attributed to the $125,000 per person payment limit.