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August 10, 2016
 
U.S. cotton producers are urged to participate in USDA’s Cotton Ginning Cost-Share program (CGCS), a one-time initiative that has a sign-up window of June 20-August 5, 2016 -- with no deadline extension. A CGCS fact sheet is on the National Cotton Council's website at www.cotton.org/issues/2016/upload/16cgcsfact.pdf and additional information is on USDA's website at www.fsa.usda.gov/cgcs.
 
 
NCC UPDATE
 
U.S.COTTON
 
Farm Press - Very few Georgia farmers use advanced irrigation scheduling techniques to manage irrigation on their farms because they often find it overwhelming or too costly to implement.
 
 
WASHINGTON UPDATE
 
Agri-Pulse - Republicans and Democrats can't seem to agree about much this election year, but one issue where they may be able to find common ground is the need to improve the nation's infrastructure.   
 
 
INTERNATIONAL COTTON PRODUCTION
 
TRADE
 
AgFax - Speculative community has appeared liquidating some of its massive longs ahead of USDA’s supply-demand report on Friday. No cash online trading reported. 
 
 
American Cotton Shippers Association - ACSA has learned recently of the requirement to fumigate all US cotton entering China due to Zika virus. Earlier this year several Latin American countries were required by the Chinese CIQ to fumigate their cotton entering the PRC. 
 
 
TEXTILES
 
AGRIBUSINESS
 
Agri-Pulse - West Coast union dockworkers will vote next week on whether or not they're willing to discuss an early extension of their contracts, a development that would be very welcomed by agriculture exporters.
 
 
BIOTECHNOLOGY
 
COMMENTARY
 
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