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William H. “Buddy” Allen – ACSA Next President & CEO

WILLIAM H. “BUDDY” ALLEN

As reported earlier this summer ACSA President/CEO, William E. May announced his plans to retire December 31, 2018. The ACSA Board approved the formation of a search committee of ACSA Past Chairmen during the ACSA annual meeting in May of this year […]

ACSA PRESIDENT AND CEO TO RETIRE

ACSA PRESIDENT AND CEO TO RETIRE

      ACSA President & CEO William E. May announced his plans to retire at the end of this year 2018, during the trade association’s 94th annual meeting in Austin, Texas. His career spanning 34 years of service has provided ACSA with leadership and dedication to serving the membership in […]

China Includes Cotton on List to be Potentially Hit with High Tariffs

2018 April 4 –  Attached announcement regarding MOFCOM proposed list to levy retaliatory tariffs on Chinese imports  from the U.S. of agricultural and food products, including COTTON. 

 

 

2018-0404 China Responds to U S Section 301 Trade Action Announcement_4-4-2018

 

 

New Texas Law Requires Changes to Purchase Contracts

2017 JUL 11 – A NEW TEXAS LAW WILL APPLY TO ALL TEXAS COTTON PURCHASE CONTRACTS WITH PRODUCERS SIGNED ON OR AFTER  SEPT 1, 2017

A copy of HB 338 is attached. We are told this version was adopted by the legislature and signed by the Governor. Despite requests via the Senator […]

Upland Cotton Announcement

2017 Jul 7:  The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation announced the adjusted world

price (AWP) for Strict Low Middling (SLM) 1-1/16 inch (leaf grade 4, micronaire 3.5-3.6 and

4.3-4.9, strength 26.0-28.9 grams per tex, length uniformity of 80.0-81.9 percent) upland cotton

(base quality), adjusted to U.S. quality and location, the fine count adjustment (FCA), the coarse

count adjustment […]

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

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

Shipping Performance of USDA Licensed Warehouses

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 -direct line via phone: 816.926.6417.

2. KCCO does not provide any form for filing complaints.

3. Members are required to furnish […]

ICAC Statement of 75th Plenary Meeting

The International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) met in Islamabad, Pakistan, from October 30 to November 4, 2016 for its 75th Plenary Meeting since the establishment of the Committee in 1939. The meeting was attended by 378 persons, including representatives from 14 Members, 4 international organizations and 4 non-member countries.

Statement of 75th Plenary Meeting

Oct 9 Briefing in Shanghai for CCI

Tuesday, 11 October 2016:  Please find the power point presentation by Mr. Yuan Haiying (Yuan Associates ) presented during  the CCI Quality seminar held in Shanghai October 9th. ACSA members were invited to attend as well as agents or local representatives.

Power Point Presentation

DSG Update: Senate Ag Committee Votes on CFTC Commissioner Nominations

Thursday, 29 SEP:  Today, the Senate Ag Committee met off of the Senate floor to vote on the nominations of Christopher Brummer and Brian Quintenz to become CFTC Commissioners.  Both nominees were reported favorably by the Committee (unanimous voice vote) and will be placed on the Senate Executive Calendar for consideration by the full Senate, the […]