GARY ADAMS left currently vice president for economic and policy analysis at the National Cotton Council visits with Ted Schneider a producer from Lake Providence La at STAXFarm Bill Workshop held by the Council the Louisiana Farm Bureau and the Louisiana Cotton amp Grain Association in Monroe

GARY ADAMS, left, currently vice president for economic and policy analysis at the National Cotton Council, visits with Ted Schneider, a producer from Lake Providence, La., at STAX/Farm Bill Workshop held by the Council, the Louisiana Farm Bureau and the Louisiana Cotton & Grain Association in Monroe./

Gary Adams named to be next president, CEO of Cotton Council

Gary Adams will succeed Mark Lange as  National Cotton Council CEO, who has announced he will retire at the end of February, 2015.

National Cotton Council leaders have named Gary M. Adams to be the next president and CEO of the National Cotton Council of America, the organization that represents all seven segments of the U.S. cotton industry.

He will succeed Mark Lange, who has announced he will retire at the end of February, 2015. The official transfer of duties will take place at the Council’s annual meeting at the historic Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tenn., Feb. 6-8.

Dr. Adams joined the Council in 2002 as vice president of economic and policy analysis. His responsibilities included economic outlook for global cotton markets, as well as analyzing the impacts of farm and trade policies as they relate to the U.S. cotton industry. Read more.

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