AMS Summit for ACSA Members

USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) will be hosting four informative session for ACSA members regarding data collection, Cotton Marketing News, and more. Please see dates and details below.

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More Advocacy Issues

H.R. 6210 here. Summary of the key provisions here.

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On October 23rd, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released an Interim Report on the Economic and Trade Agreement between the United States of America and the People’s Republic of China. The report states, “Using the best methodology, we have calculated that China has […]

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Cottonchina.org.cn, China’s leading cotton trade media outlet, has conducted a survey among over 100 textile mills to understand their operation and demand for cotton in September. Based on their findings, mills’ operating rate and orders continue to recover, and mills are expecting a better situation for the rest of the year. Here are the details […]

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Senator John Hoeven of North Dakota thanked ACSA Leadership for writing a letter of supporting for full CCC reimbursement during the continuing resolution negotiations. Letter here.

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Fourteen House Democrats from cotton states signed on to a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi expressing the importance of including the entire cotton supply chain in the next relief package. This letter was led by Representative David Scott of Georgia’s 13th district and Representative TJ Cox of California’s 21st district. Letter here.

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In a report to CFTC’s Ag Advisory Committee, Nate Kauffman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City updated the committee on the financial status of agriculture in the United States. Demonstrating a downturn in farm income and liquidity since 2013, Kauffman reviewed the strength and resilience of farm real estate supporting balance sheets in […]

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