2011 NCC Annual Meeting

News and reports from the NCC's 2011 annual meeting in San Antonio, TX

February 9, 2011
Cotton Service Award Honors Charlie Owen
Charlie Owen, a Thatcher, AZ, ginner, is the recipient of the 2010 Harry S. Baker Distinguished Service Award.
February 8, 2011
Dodson Re-elected American Cotton Producers Chair
James F. “Jimmy” Dodson, a Robstown, TX, producer, was re-elected as chairman of the American Cotton Producers (ACP) of the National Cotton Council for 2011, during the NCC’s annual meeting here on February 4-6. He has served on and chaired various ACP and NCC committees.
National Cotton Council 2011 State Unit Officers Named
National Cotton Council state unit officers for 2011 were elected at the industrywide organization’s annual meeting held here on February 4-6.
National Cotton Council Names 2011 Directors
The National Cotton Council directors for 2011 were announced at the NCC’s annual meeting held here on February 4-6
Parker to Lead the National Cotton Council in 2011
Charles Parker, a Senath, MO, cotton producer, was elected chairman of the National Cotton Council (NCC) for 2011.
February 7, 2011
Georgia Ginner to Lead NCGA in 2011
The Memphis-based National Cotton Ginners Association (NCGA) elected its 2011 officers at its recent annual meeting in San Antonio.
John Mitchell Elected 2011 Cotton Council International President
John D. Mitchell, a Cordova, Tenn., merchant, will serve as the 2011 president of Cotton Council International.
February 5, 2011
Tight Cotton Supply/Demand Situation to Continue in 2011
NCC economists say a tight overall cotton supply/demand situation coupled with continued pressure from competing crops for the coming year is consistent with cotton prices above historical norms.
NCC Survey Suggests U.S. Producers to Plant 12.5 Million Acres of Upland/ELS Cotton in 2011
US cotton producers intend to plant 12.5 million acres of cotton this spring, up 14% from 2010, according to the NCC 28th Annual Early Season Planting Intentions Survey.