Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / NCC Chairman welcomes conference committee agreement
NCC Chairman welcomes conference committee agreement
09
May '08
National Cotton Council Chairman Larry McClendon expressed appreciation to House and Senate Conference Committee leaders and members for their work on the 2008 farm legislation.

“While we have much to learn about the details of the legislation,” McClendon said, “we believe it is important that Congress has completed its work on new farm legislation which will provide certainty and stability to this important segment of our economy.

Farmers are preparing to plant or have planted their 2008 crops in highly uncertain circumstances including rapidly escalating input costs and a futures market which is not functioning properly.

“It is important that new farm legislation be put in place as soon as possible to provide a predictable safety-net for farmers and their lenders. While we are currently enjoying record prices for some commodities, we know markets are unpredictable so sound farm policy is important for the future.

We are especially appreciative to Cotton Belt members of the House and Senate who have worked tirelessly to ensure the new legislation included the industry's priorities to maintain an effective safety-net; enhance market orientation and competitiveness; assist domestic manufacturers and minimize counter productive limitations on program eligibility.”

The Arkansas producer/ginner said the NCC is concerned about the potential adverse impact of the significant change made in the means test which will become effective with the 2009 crop.


Must ReadView All

Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com invests $44 mn in Tiki.vn

Apparel/Garments | On 24th Nov 2017

Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com invests $44 mn in Tiki.vn

Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com has invested $44 million in Tiki.vn, a ...

Asian firms to see steady earnings growth in 2018: Moody's

Textiles | On 24th Nov 2017

Asian firms to see steady earnings growth in 2018: Moody's

Steady economic expansion and corporate earnings growth will underpin ...

Vietnamese footwear exporters need to prepare for EV-FTA

Apparel/Garments | On 24th Nov 2017

Vietnamese footwear exporters need to prepare for EV-FTA

Vietnamese leather and footwear exporters must comply with the...

Interviews View All

Manuj Terapanthi
Texaura

Transparent supply chain and fair trade will boost sustainable market

Headhonchos
Indian fashion industry

Cotton consumption will keep growing in the Indian fashion industry

Sonia Agarwal
Whitenife

‘The terms eco-friendly and organic are common but everyone perceives them ...

Nitesh Mittal

Kusumgar Corporates is a leading manufacturer of technical textiles and...

Erik Sy

Manila-based CustomThread is a start-up offering premium custom apparel...

Sugandha Bhardwaj

<div>New Delhi-based Brinjal Designs Pvt Ltd manufactures home furnishing...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir
Walnut

<b>Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir</b> started their career with the launch of...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

November 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
68.5%
No
12.4%
Skip
19.1%

Total Votes: 89

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
61.8%
No
30.3%
Skip
7.9%

Total Votes: 89

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
86.5%
No
10.1%
Skip
3.4%

Total Votes: 89

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
80.9%
No
9.0%
Skip
10.1%

Total Votes: 89


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search