NCC wants U.S. trade interests first

Laws, Forrest
June 2003
Southeast Farm Press;6/18/2003, Vol. 30 Issue 16, p21
Trade Publication
Discusses the arguments presented by Bobby Greene, cotton farmer and chairman of the National Cotton Council, regarding free trade agreements, during a hearing in the U.S. Senate. Importance of the cotton industry for textile manufacturing; Proposal of Greene regarding regional trade agreements; Details on negotiations on agricultural support programs.


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