2020 National Cotton Council Annual Meeting
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2018 Farm Law Implementation Webinars
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WHIP+ Signup Beginning
Producers affected by natural disasters in 2018 and 2019 can apply for assistance through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+) beginning September 11.
USDA Agricultural Disaster Assistance Programs
This site contains a NCC-prepared summary of the 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program.
2018 Seed Cotton Program Information
2018 Seed Cotton Program: FSA news releases, summary, PLC payment matrix, powerpoint presentations and webinars
Committee for the Advancement of Cotton
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Latest NewsNCC Urges Swift USMCA Passage 12/10/2019: The NCC is pleased with the deal on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) reached today between the Administration, Congress and the governments of Mexico and Canada and urges swift Congressional approval. Learn more USDA December Production Report 12/10/2019: In its December crop report, USDA estimated a 2019-20 U.S. cotton crop of 20.21 million bales. Learn more U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol Names Directors 12/10/2019: The inaugural Board of Directors has been named for the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol (Trust Protocol), a new standard developed to help the U.S. cotton production sector further reduce its footprint by enabling producers to assess their performance against specific sustainability goals. Learn more NCC: Trade Assistance Will Provide Economic Relief 11/15/2019: The National Cotton Council extended its thanks to the Administration after USDA announced details regarding the second tranche of Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments for the 2019 crop year. Learn more USDA November Production Report 11/08/2019: In its November crop report, USDA estimated a 2019-20 U.S. cotton crop of 20.82 million bales. Learn more
Upcoming EventsGeorgia Cotton Commission Annual Meeting Jan 29 UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center, Tifton, GA Learn more NCC Annual Meeting Feb 14 Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, New Orleans, LA Learn more Rolling Plains Cotton Growers Annual Meeting Feb 18 Abilene, TX Learn more PCCA Board, Delegate Body & Marketing Pool Committee Meetings Feb 19 Learn more ACSA Mid-Winter Board Meeting Feb 26 Ritz Carlton, Dallas, TX Learn more The 68th Annual Mid-South Farm & Gin Show Feb 28 Memphis Convention Center, 255 North Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103 Learn more
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John Willis has raised cotton, corn, soybeans, wheat and cattle on his Brownsville, Tenn., operation. He is board chairman of Mid-South Farmers Co-Op and a Staplcotn director.
Willis, who currently serves as president of the Cotton Foundation, is a former director of both the National Cotton Council (NCC) and the American Cotton Producers. He has served on multiple NCC committees and is a member of its Conservation Task Force. He also has been active with Cotton Council International and is a member of its export promotion and executive committees. Willis also has been active with Cotton Incorporated, the American Agriculture Movement and the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture. A director of the Haywood County Soil Conservation Board, Willis earned a B.S. in Plant and Soil Science from the University of Tennessee. He and his wife, Janet, have two children, Martha Jo and Kelly.