Latest News Releases

Latest news releases from the National Cotton Council

2022

Final 2021 USDA Crop Estimates
05/12/2022
In its final estimate of the 2021-22 U.S. cotton crop, USDA put total production at 17.52 million bales. Learn more


USDA Prospective Plantings
03/31/2022
USDA’s March Prospective Plantings Report indicates U.S. producers intend to plant 12.2 million cotton acres in 2022, up 9.0% from the previous year. Learn more


Growers Welcome EPA Decision on Enlist, Hope for Continued Progress and Lessons Learned
03/30/2022
Grower groups, including the the NCC, welcomed EPA's March 29, 2022, announcement that will restore use of Enlist herbicides to many U.S. counties. Learn more


USDA January Production Report
01/12/2022
In its January crop report, USDA estimated a 2021-22 U.S. crop of 17.62 million bales. Learn more


Vasu Kuraparthy Receives 2021 Cotton Genetics Research Award
01/06/2022
Dr. Vasu Kuraparthy, noted scientist and professor in North Carolina State University’s Crop & Soil Sciences Department, is the 2021 Cotton Genetics Research Award recipient. Learn more