cottonseed marketing

Cotton Incorporated Allocates Additional Funds for Cottonseed Marketing Campaign

Dan Cotton, Dairy, Industry News Release

An Additional $100,000 Devoted to Increasing Demand for Cottonseed in the Dairy Feeding Industry During its annual meeting in Durham, North Carolina, The Cotton Board reviewed and voted to approve a $100,000 increase to Cotton Incorporated’s 2017 Cottonseed Marketing budget line. The original cottonseed research and marketing budget of $600,000 is increased to $700,000 to fund additional cottonseed marketing efforts …

cottonseed marketing

Seeking to Get Cottonseed as a Covered Commodity

Dan Cotton

The U.S. cotton industry is seeking to get cottonseed designated as a covered commodity, making it eligible for the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs. Robbie Minnich, senior government relations representative for the National Cotton Council, says they are working with Congress to get this set up through the fiscal year 2017 appropriations bill. Image: Cottonseed …

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Georgia Cotton Commission Says Cottonseed Designation Efforts Continue

Dan Cotton, Georgia

Efforts continue to help producers with a cottonseed designation. According to the National Cotton Council (NCC), in recent testimony before the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management, NCC Chairman Ronnie Lee from Bronwood, Ga. said, “cotton must be brought back into the farm law’s Title I commodity policy as it is the only program crop …