National Cotton Council sets mid-year meeting


The National Cotton Council will conduct its Mid-Year Board of Directors meeting on Aug. 24-26 at the Hilton Santa Fe at Buffalo Thunder in Santa Fe, N.M.

NCC Board committees will meet on Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 24, and on Thursday morning, Aug. 25.

Cotton Council International’s (CCI) Board of Directors meets on Thursday morning, followed by the NCC Board’s open session that afternoon. The NCC Board’s executive session is scheduled for Friday morning, Aug. 26.

During Thursday afternoon’s open session, Charles Parker will begin with the NCC chairman’s report.

Other reports will be provided by NCC President/CEO Mark Lange (Vision 21 stakeholder report) and vice-presidents Gary Adams (economic outlook) and John Maguire (Washington update).

CCI President John Mitchell will report on that association’s activities, and Robert Greene will provide a Committee for the Advancement of Cotton update.

Friday’s executive session will feature a number of NCC committee reports and a conference call address by Rep. Conaway (R-Texas), chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management.