Monthly Archives: March 2015

Payment Limit Update-Summary of Interim Reporting Solution

Below is an update from the Chairman of the NCC Payment Limit Technical Working Group on the Interim Reporting Process for the 2014 crop year.  While it’s a work in progress and not without challenges, FSA has reached a point where they are ready to begin attribution of benefits for this crop year.  As stated in the […]

A Look at China’s New Political and Economic Trends Under the New Normal

Here is our analysis report on this year’s ‘Two Sessions’ that finished on March 15th, 2015.  As we understand it, the outcomes of the ‘Two Sessions’  can be summarized in 3 points:

  1. The Chinese economy will continue to slow down under increased pressure from economic adjustment and proactive reform in 2015
  2. The economy isn’t declining across the […]

Cotlook Price Quotes

Attached is a memo from Gary Adams – regarding Cotlook Limited’s response to the U.S. cotton industry’s request for continuation of the collection and publishing of price quotes for Middling 1-3/32” cotton.  You will note that Gary’s memo also encourages U.S. merchandising firms to provide quotes for Middling cotton of both 1-1/8” and 1-3/32” staple […]

Obituary-Eduardo Campdera Esteve, 1928-2015

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Please note a Memorial Mass honoring Eduardo’s life will be celebrated on Friday, March 20, 2015, at 11am, at Christ the King Catholic Church, Dallas, Texas

OBITUARY – ESTEVE, Eduardo Campdera 1928 – 2015 Eduardo passed away in Mexico City, […]

2015-2016 Emerging Leaders Program Nominations

The National Cotton Council is accepting nominations for the 2015-16 Emerging Leaders Program through April 7, 2015.  The program is an educational project of The Cotton Foundation and is sponsored through a special grant from Monsanto.

 A nomination form, which includes a summary of the program’s objectives and eligibility criteria, is attached for your review.  Please […]