Farmers should plan for another year of tight margins in row crops in 2018, but good demand for cotton, corn, peanuts and soybeans in the year to come.
FDA modernization of rules and regulations to keep pace with the changing U.S. food supply will have a positive impact on U.S. cotton gins.
“Bill Lovelady chaired an industry Strategic Planning Committee that dug into these and other issues,” Lee stated. “Under his leadership, Council leaders were able to avoid divisive resolutions and adopt policy that served all industry segments...
Named during the NCC’s 2018 annual meeting held in Fort Worth, Texas on February 9-11, Craft moves up from NCC vice chairman to succeed Ronnie Lee, a cotton producer from Bronwood, Georgia.
2018 farm bill could be an issue candidates can campaign on says Ag Chair Conaway.
“These approvals will allow producers who operate in multiple states to attend one training to satisfy the regulatory requirements of the new technologies,” said Dr. Scott Nolte, AgriLife Extension state weed specialist in College Station.
Currently a NCC director, Shawn Holladay has chaired the ACP’s Farm Policy Task Force and served on various other ACP and NCC committees and task forces.
Distinguished Service Award goes to Ross Rutherford and Dale Thompson
The appointees will serve three-year terms ending Dec. 31, 2020.