Upland Cotton

Business / Agriculture / Upland Cotton: The predominant variety of cotton grown in the United States: upland cotton has long been eligible for government price support and is now eligible for production flexibility contract payments.

Limited Global Quota For Upland Cotton

Business / Agriculture / Limited Global Quota For Upland Cotton: A provision of the Food and Agriculture Act of 1977 that authorizes the President to proclaim an import quota whenever the USDA determines that the spot market average price in any one month exceeds 1 MORE

Cotton Competitiveness Provisions

Business / Agriculture / Cotton Competitiveness Provisions: Provisions added by the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 to the cotton program designed to keep U.S. cotton price competitive in domestic and export markets. Sometimes referred t MORE

Extra-Long Staple (ELS) Cotton

Business / Agriculture / Extra-Long Staple (ELS) Cotton: Also called American Pima, this cotton has a staple length of 1-3/8' or more, is characterized by fineness and high fiber strength, and is used in high-value products such as sewing thread and expensi MORE

Extra-Long Staple Cotton Act Of 1983

Business / Agriculture / Extra-Long Staple Cotton Act Of 1983: P.L. 98-88 (August 26, 1983) eliminated marketing quotas and allotments for extra-long staple cotton and tied its support to upland cotton through a formula that set the nonrecourse loan rate at not l MORE

Cottonseed Oil Assistance Program (COAP)

Business / Agriculture / Cottonseed Oil Assistance Program (COAP): Along with the Sunflower Oil Assistance Program (SOAP), COAP was one of two programs under which bonuses were awarded to exporters to assist in exports of U.S. vegetable oil to targeted markets. Funds MORE

Cotton Vitellius A.Xv

Entertainment / Literature / Cotton Vitellius A.Xv: The Old English manuscript that includes The Passion of Saint Christopher, The Wonders of the East, and The Letter of Alexander to Aristotle, Beowulf, and the Old English translation of Judith. MORE