Advocacy

ACSA is vigilant in promoting sanctity of contract, both domestically and overseas.  Leadership of ACSA members plays an important role in formulating farm programs and cooperating with government agencies in the administration of such programs.  Through ACSA, our members strive to minimize contract disputes, both domestically and abroad, by working closely with national and international governments and their cotton trade organizations.

Current Issues

Union Compress-Cordele, GA Warehouse Fire 2/5/18

Union Compress in Cordele, Georgia, had a fire on 2/5/18, which destroyed 2,295 bales.  Mark Slaight has been assigned the adjuster on behalf of the warehouse’s insurance company.  Click on the link below to see the tag list. 2018 Union Compress -Cordele GA Fire 2-5-2018 -2295 tag list Please contact him with any claims. Mark [...]

Notice to the Trade-Moody Compress and Warehouse Company-Location Change

Please click on the attached below to view the location change for Moody Compress & Warehouse Company. 2018-0208-Notice to the Trade-Moody Compress

Notice to the Trade-Moody Compress and Warehouse Company

Please click on the link below regarding Moody Compress and Warehouse Company's new location. 2018-0108 Notice to the Trade-Moody Compress

Plastic Contaminants in Cotton Samples

The USDA has issued a memo regarding plastic contaminants in cotton samples. Please click on the link below to view the information. Plastic Contaminates 20171102

REVISED Contact-USDA-KCCO-RE-USDA-LIC-Warehouse Performance

2017-OCT 10 REVISED Contact-USDA-KCCO-RE-USDA-LIC-Warehouse-Performance-(3)

August 2017 China Cotton Market Report

In July, China imported 411,171 bales (89,522 MT) of cotton, an increase of 23.77 percent month-on-month (m/m), and a decrease of 5.61 percent year-on-year (y/y). The U.S. was ranked as the second largest cotton supplier to China in July, while Australia was ranked first, and India fifth.  Although the imports from Australia increased rapidly in [...]