’23 BWCC Registration Open
Those planning to attend the 2023 Beltwide Cotton Conferences, set for January 10-12at the New Orleans Marriott Hotel in New Orleans now may register and make housing reservations.
117th Congress Profile
This NCC-prepared document includes Senate/House composition, new Cotton Belt Members, Senate/House leadership, key committee rosters and maps of committee composition.
2022 NCC Planting Intentions Survey
See key results, including state-by-state intentions.
NCC members should check this page regularly for updates on COVID-19 and its impact on cotton.
Producers affected by natural disasters in 2018 and 2019 can apply for assistance through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+).
USDA Ag Disaster Assistance Programs
This site contains a NCC-prepared summary of the 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program.
2020-21 Seed Cotton Program Information
2020-21 Seed Cotton Marketing Year Average Price Estimation; 2020-21 Seed Cotton PLC Payment Matrix
Latest NewsNCC Welcomes USDA’s Climate-Smart Pilot Projects 09/14/2022: NCC Chairman Ted Schneider said the U.S. cotton industry applauds USDA for promoting sustainable farming practices through its Partnership for Climate-Smart Commodities — including the new Climate Smart Cotton Program led by the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol®. Learn more USDA September Production Report 09/12/2022: In its September crop report, USDA estimated a 2022-23 U.S. crop of 13.83 million bales. Learn more West, Southwest Cotton Producers to See North Carolina Operations 08/18/2022: Cotton producers from the U.S. Cotton Belt’s West and Southwest regions will observe cotton and other agriculture related operations in North Carolina on August 28-September 1 as part of the NCC's Producer Information Exchange. Learn more Mid-South, Southeast Producers to See Texas Operations 08/16/2022: The NCC’s Producer Information Exchange program will enable Mid-South and Southeast cotton producers to see cotton operations in Texas’ Lubbock and Lower Rio Grande Valley areas on August 21-26. Learn more USDA August Production Report 08/12/2022: In its August crop report, USDA estimated a 2022-23 U.S. crop of 12.57 million bales. Learn more
Upcoming EventsPCCA Board, Delegate Body & Marketing Pool Committee Meetings Oct 19 Lubbock, TX Learn more Calcot Board of Directors Meeting Nov 15 Hybrid Zoom Learn more Staplcotn Board Meeting Dec 14 214 W Market Street Greenwood, MS 38930 Learn more PCCA Board, Delegate Body & Marketing Pool Committee Meetings Dec 14 Lubbock, TX Learn more 2023 Beltwide Cotton Conference Jan 10 New Orleans Marriott, New Orleans, LA Learn more North Carolina Cotton Producers Association 2023 Annual Meeting Jan 11 Learn more
Nathan Reed is owner/operator of a 6,400-acre farm of cotton, corn, soybeans, and rice in eastern Arkansas.
Reed is a National Cotton Council Cotton Leadership Program graduate and past participant in the NCC’s Producer Information Exchange program. He currently serves as a NCC director and on multiple NCC committees as well as the American Cotton Producers chairman. He is a director of the Arkansas Agriculture Council, vice chairman of the Arkansas Cotton State Support Committee and previously served as a Cotton Incorporated alternate board member.
Reed received a B.S. in Agricultural Business and his Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas. He and his wife, Kristin, who were named the 2014 Arkansas Farm Family of the Year, are members of First Baptist Church of Marianna and have four children.