2007 Beltwide Cotton Conferences

News and reports from the 2007 Beltwide Cotton Conferences in New Orleans, LA.

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January 11, 2007
Dr. Richard Percy is 2006 Cotton Genetics Research Award Recipient
Dr. Richard G. Percy, a USDA Agricultural Research Service research geneticist in Arizona, is the recipient of the 2006 Cotton Genetics Research Award.
January 10, 2007
Opening Remarks
National Cotton Council Chairman Allen Helms opened the 2007 Beltwide Cotton Conferences by telling attendees that in spite of the number of challenges in the farm policy and trade arenas, he believes the Council is effectively focusing its resources on the industry’s current priorities.
January 8, 2007
2007 High Cotton Award Winners Honored
They say the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence. The winners of the 2007 High Cotton awards took one look in that direction and decided they would rather be farming.
January 5, 2007
Agriculture Secretary Johanns Addressing '07 BWCC
Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns will deliver the keynote address at the '07 Beltwide Cotton Production Conference on Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 11:30 a.m. in the Sheraton New Orleans’ Grand Ballroom.