Cotton Board Holds Annual Meeting & Approves Cotton Incorporated’s 2024 Budget – Elects New Chairman Oklahoma Cotton Producer, Mark Nichols
Mark Nichols is the President of Jess Mark Nichols Farms, Inc. and President of Hess Farms, Inc., a fourth generation farm he has managed since 1980. He farms with his brother-in-law, son, and son-in-law, growing irrigated cotton, wheat, and milo.
Nichols commented on his new role, “I am honored to serve as Chairman. During the upcoming year, we will continue to work closely with Cotton Incorporated to ensure our industry is moving forward and leading the way to increase the demand for and profitability of cotton.”
Kathy Participated in the Recent 2023 Cotton Board Annual Meeting in Durham, North Carolina
During this meeting, board members serving the Cotton Research and Promotion Program reviewed, analyzed, and voted to recommend Cotton Incorporated’s 2024 budget of $89 million to the Secretary of Agriculture. This budget recommendation reflects a $2 million increase from 2023.
TEXAS AND SOUTHWESTERN CATTLE RAISERS ASSOCIATION (TSCRA)
In this podcast from Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, host Kristen Brown visits with guests from and adjacent to the industry, discussing topics of interest to cattle raisers, wildlife managers, and landowners. Head to the podcast now!
Cotton and Coffee: Wake Up with Us – Monthly Webinars
The Cotton Board has opened up a new way to communicate with everyone in the cotton industry with their Cotton and Coffee morning webinars. With the cancellation of many industry meetings, the Cotton Board has created a virtual meeting series to keep you connected with the Cotton Research and Promotion Program. Check the calendar for their monthly webinar.
Pro Farmer Washington Analyst Jim Wiesemeyer separates the news from the noise in Washington, distilling the week’s news in agriculture down to the developments that will impact your farm and your community. Wiesemeyer, along with host Chip Flory, hits the highlights of the week before turning to interview the key ag leaders and lobbyists in D.C.
Crop Insurance Professionals Association (CIPA)
Overview of crop insurance as a risk management tool authored by CIPA. This informative video includes a “cameo” by Kathy.
A Must Listen Agriculture Focused Podcast Series
Groundwork is a must-listen podcast for policymakers, farmers and ranchers, media, and all interested in agricultural policy. Hear straight from the heartland of America – no filler, just the facts.Make a point to visit the site frequently as the series is updated frequently.
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