Action Alerts

Court Sides With EPA on Seed Treatment

Monday, December 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information In a decision that was largely applauded by farmers and the agriculture industry, a federal court ruled in favor of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in a case by environmental groups against the federal agency related to the regulation of treated seeds. The plaintiffs sought to have seeds treated with pesticides to be regulated just […] Read more...

WASDE Report Largely Seen as Neutral

Monday, December 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On December 9th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report. The report offers estimates for crop supply and demand in the U.S. and around the world. According to the report, most commodities were largely unchanged from the November report. More […] Read more...

Senate Approves Water Resources Bill

Monday, December 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Prior to adjourning for the Christmas holiday in what is likely to be the final action of the 114th Congress, the Senate approved and sent to the President’s desk a Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) bill that would authorize various water infrastructure projects. The measure received significant attention for addressing specific issues that gained national […] Read more...

Congress Approves Short Term Spending Bill

Monday, December 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Prior to departing for the Christmas holiday season, Congress completed work on a short term continuing resolution (CR) appropriations measure that would continue government operations through April 28th when a new Congress and Administration will have the opportunity to take up a spending measure for the remainder of the 2017 fiscal year, which expires October […] Read more...

Cotton Economic Information

Sunday, December 11th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Cotton Council and Cotton Incorporated recently published economic reports for cotton. These reports provide the latest current information and market news of interest to individuals involved in the U.S. cotton industry. More below: Cotton Incorporated Monthly Economic Report Cotton Weekly Economic Review NCC Weekly Market Report   Read more...
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