'24 NCC Planting Intentions Survey Results
Get survey results, the NCC's cotton economic outlook and other news from the NCC's recent 2024 Annual Meeting.
Mid-Term Election Results
This NCC-prepared document includes results from November 2022 mid-term election and freshmen Congressional Members profiles.
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.
2021-22 Seed Cotton Program Information
2021-22 Seed Cotton Marketing Year Average Price Estimation; 2021-22 Seed Cotton PLC Payment Matrix
Latest NewsNational Cotton Council Names 2024 Directors 02/20/2024: The National Cotton Council directors for 2024 were announced at the NCC’s recent 2024 annual meeting in Orlando, Florida. Learn more Wes Morgan Is National Ginner Award Recipient; Distinguished Service Award Goes to Dr. Derek Whitelock 02/19/2024: Wes Morgan Is National Ginner Award Recipient; Distinguished Service Award Goes to Dr. Derek Whitelock Learn more Eddie Smith Recipient of Harry S. Baker Distinguished Service Award 02/19/2024: Eddie Smith, a former chairman and vice chairman for the National Cotton Council received the 2023 Harry S. Baker Distinguished Service Award. Learn more Steve Verett Honored With Oscar Johnston Lifetime Achievement Award 02/19/2024: Steve Verett, a former director of the National Cotton Council and current special advisor, received the Oscar Johnston Lifetime Achievement Award for 2023. Learn more Joe Nicosia to Lead National Cotton Council in 2024 02/19/2024: Joe Nicosia, a Cordova, Tenn., merchant, was elected National Cotton Council (NCC) chairman for 2024 during the organization’s annual meeting in Orlando, Florida. Learn more
Upcoming Events2024 Mid-South Farm & Gin Show Mar 1 Renasant Convention Center, Memphis TN Learn more Calcot Board of Directors Meeting Mar 14 Zoom Meeting Learn more Cotton Producers of Missouri Annual Meeting Mar 16 Elk Chute Lodge – Gobler, MO Learn more Staplcotn Board of Directors Meeting Mar 20 214 W. Market Street Greenwood, MS 38930 Learn more Plains Cotton Growers Inc. Annual Meeting Apr 2 Overton Hotel & Conference Center Lubbock, TX Learn more 2024 ACP Spring Meeting Apr 10 Hyatt Regency DFW, Dallas, TX Learn more
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Joe Nicosia is serving in 2024 as chairman of the National Cotton Council (NCC). He previously served as the NCC’s vice chairman. He has been a member of the board of directors of the National Cotton Council since 2011 and was a segment vice president from 2014 to 2020. He has served on multiple NCC committees including current membership on the NCC Farm Policy Task Force and the Performance and Standards Task Force.
Nicosia, who received his Economics degree from Dartmouth College, is the Global Trading Operations Officer for Louis Dreyfus Company as well as the Head of the Cotton Platform. Joe is also Executive Vice President of Louis Dreyfus Company LLC and Chief Executive Officer of Allenberg Cotton Co.