Trade Issues

NCC News Release regarding Cottonseed Policy

May 4th, 2017|

The National Cotton Council has issued a press release regarding the exclusion of Cottonseed Policy from the fiscal year 2017 omnibus appropriations bill.  Please click on the link below to read the news release. 2017-0504 [...]

2017 USDA Update Presented at ACSA MWB Meeting January 19, 2017

March 16th, 2017|

Topics Include: Quality of 2016/17 Crop, Futures Update, Foreign Growth (World Cotton Contract), Fees, and Innovations Update

CFTC Issues No-Action Relief for Aggregation Notice Filings for Position Limits

February 7th, 2017|

Today, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) issued time-limited no-action relief for aggregation notice filings for position limits. Specifically, any person or entity that is eligible to rely on an exemption from aggregation [...]

Chairman Conaway Announces New and Returning Agriculture Committee Republican Members

January 11th, 2017|

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Haley Graves January 11, 2017  (202) 225-2171   Chairman Conaway Announces New and Returning Agriculture Committee Republican Members     House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) issued the [...]

ITMF Spinners Committee – Country Visit Report to Uzbekistan

January 4th, 2017|

2017 0104: The Country Visit Report to Uzbekistan from October 9-15, 2016 of the ITMF Spinners Committee. Download PDF   

Shipping Performance of USDA Licensed Warehouses

January 4th, 2017|

2017 Jan 3 - Procedures for contacting USDA Kansas City Commodity Office regarding shipping performance of USDA Llicensed Warehouses 1. All submission of complaints on warehouse performance should be directed to: Mr. Timothy Mehl, email:timothy.mehl@kcc.usda.gov [...]