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October 29, 2014
 
Producers, cotton industry firms and agribusinesses are encouraged to attend any of the NCC-scheduled 25 educational meetings across the Cotton Belt – which are aimed at providing NCC members with in-depth information regarding insurance options for cotton under The Agricultural Act of 2014. The first meeting will be on November 10 and the last two meetings on December 10.
 
 
NCC UPDATE
 
(National Cotton Council) The National Cotton Council (NCC) has scheduled 25 educational meetings across the Cotton Belt to provide its members with in-depth information regarding insurance options for cotton under The Agricultural Act of 2014.
 
 
U.S.COTTON
 
(Farm Press) As the harvest season draws to a close, we should start thinking about how to improve our chances for a good crop next year.
 
 
WASHINGTON UPDATE
 
(Farm Progress) The USDA's National Ag Statistics Service this week released a new web application that gives users access to interactive agriculture maps and data based on information collected in the Census of Agriculture.
 
 
(AgriPulse) Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says a new partnership between USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) will provide additional support for restoration of the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem in response to impacts from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill.
 
 
(AgWeb) Eligible producers are encouraged to apply by Nov. 7, 2014.
 
 
INTERNATIONAL COTTON PRODUCTION
 
TRADE
 
(AgFax) Cotton futures surged to a triple-digit gain in spot December Wednesday, triggering buy-stops in heavy trading for this time of day.
 
 
(Farm Progress) If the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative determines an appeal of the recent World Trade Organization ruling on Country of Origin Labeling is in order, it's not likely to come until after the first of the year, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack said Tuesday.
 
 
TEXTILES
 
AGRIBUSINESS
 
BIOTECHNOLOGY
 
(DTN Progressive Farmer) At the Syngenta Media Summit in Washington, D.C., company scientists voiced their disagreement with the recent EPA report that concluded that the use of neonicotinoid seed treatments in soybeans provides no yield benefit for farmers.
 
 
COMMENTARY
 
OF INTEREST
 
(Cotton Grower) America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, a scholarship program to promote careers in agriculture, is now launching in 40 states, with more than $500,000 worth of scholarships available.
 
 
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