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China Cotton Leaders Visit the U.S. Cotton Belt

Cotton Council International (CCI), the export promotion arm of the National Cotton Council, recently hosted a delegation from the China Cotton Association (CCA) during the third annual U.S.-China Cotton Leadership Exchange Program. The group of eight Chinese cotton industry leaders toured the U.S. Cotton Belt Oct. 31 through Nov. 5, and PCCA hosted a working lunch… Read more »

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The Art of Predicting an Unpredictable Year

Observers and analysts looking at the 2012 season seem to have more questions than answers regarding several factors that could affect the cotton market. Continuation of the La Nina weather pattern, the European sovereign debt crisis, and China’s rebuilding of its national reserve are factors that could contribute to volatility in the 2012 cotton market.… Read more »

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Luke Kitten Has It Down To A Science

High School Student Survives Cancer While Assisting with Cotton Research After school on any given day, there is an equal chance of finding 18-year-old high school senior Luke Kitten working on the family cotton farm east of Lubbock, Texas, or performing complex cotton research in a state-of-the-art, $2-million-dollar lab at a major university. A student… Read more »

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West Texas Ag Leaders Host U.S. Senator

On Sept. 29, 2011, West Texas agricultural leaders got to showcase and discuss issues on behalf of their respective commodities during meetings with Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. The Senator also shared information regarding current developments related to agriculture in the 112th Congress. Senator Stabenow hails from Michigan, where… Read more »

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