Action Alerts

New Farmworker Bill Narrowly Approved by House Committee

Friday, October 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On October 25th, the House Judiciary Committee approved by a 17-16 vote a bill to create a new agricultural guestworker program for America’s farmers and ranchers. The Agricultural Guestworker Act (AG Act H.R. 4092), authored by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Goodlatte (R-VA), would replace the H-2A guest worker program with a new H-2C program to be […] Read more...

House Approves Final Budget Resolution to Set Stage for Tax Reform

Friday, October 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On October 26th, the U.S. House passed the Senate version of the 2018 Budget Resolution by a 216-212 vote completing work on a budgetary framework that is designed to offer a process to advance tax reform legislation. The resolution contains reconciliation instructions regarding tax reform, but does not contain any reconciliation instructions directing the Agriculture […] Read more...

Ag Groups Warn Trump Administration of NAFTA Concerns

Friday, October 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A diverse agricultural coalition of over 85 organizations sent a letter to Commerce Secretary Ross to express the significant market risks of a U.S. withdrawal from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The letter identified industry specific export levels that would be at risk and expected impacts within those industries if a withdrawal from NAFTA […] Read more...

Cotton Incorporated Publishes New Life Cycle Report

Friday, October 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Cotton Incorporated recently published a new Life Cycle Assessment Report for cotton.  The report identified positive life cycle benefits associated with cotton, highlighting improvements in recent decades and areas for continued improvements.  The report offered many positive attributes for this natural fiber from growing to raw material, manufacturing, consumer use, and disposal. More below: http://cottontoday.cottoninc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2016-LCA.pdf Read more...

Cotton Incorporated Monthly Economic Letter

Friday, October 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Cotton Incorporated recently published its October Economic Letter, which contains supply, demand, and other market data related to cotton.  The report also offers a price outlook that incorporates supply and demand data estimates and export demand information.  This month’s report offered little to indicate a bull market as it noted that every one of the […] Read more...
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