Monthly Archives: October 2013

Cotton Import Contract & General Terms

Cotton Program Status

As of this morning, the government shutdown is over and we are back at 100% operations in all Divisions of the AMS Cotton Program.  Market News reports resumed today and are available in the same fashion as before the shutdown.  Standardization work and shipping resumed this morning as well.  All grading activities including futures classification […]

ICAC 2013/14 World Cotton Production Down; Demand Stable

Report from Meeting with USDA Regarding Sequestration of Marketing Assistance Loans and Delays in Loan Processing

October 7, 2013

 To:                NATIONAL COTTON COUNCIL

Producer, Merchant and Cooperative Interest Organizations

From:        Mark Lange

President and CEO

Subject:    Report from Meeting with USDA Regarding Sequestration of Marketing

Assistance Loans and Delays in Loan Processing

Earlier today, the National Cotton Council joined other commodity organizations for a meeting with USDA […]