The group consisted of cotton folks from California, Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina.
Prices and weather may help move cotton planted acreage up.
Farmers in eligible counties and parishes have eight months from the date of the declaration -- March 8, 2018 -- to apply for loans to help cover part of their actual losses.
Transform insecticide will be available to control insects in cotton and grain sorghum after the issuance of Section 18 emergency use exemptions.
Rayner says cotton is also the “most social” crop he grows, one that involves numerous personal relationships for him and his family members with other segments of the cotton industry.
Merlin Schantz, the 2018 High Cotton winner from the Southwest region, credited his wife Lillian, his family, his Creator and Texas agricultural researchers for their role in his receiving the honor.
“Think of the clinic as one-stop shopping to learn how to reduce production risks.”
Market uncertainty, and thus market anxiety, presently is running extremely high. Why? governments and central banks are accelerating changes to their intervention strategy.
“Renew Your Faith in Cotton” campaign is a forward-looking rallying cry for the cotton industry.