In Washington, winning is everything

Laws, Forrest
September 2005
Southeast Farm Press;9/7/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 21, p4
Trade Publication
Comments on the success of the U.S. cotton industry in lobbying for their group and obtaining the government's backing for their demands. Background on National Cotton Council Chairman Woods Eastland's speech on about winning at the American Cotton Producers and The Cotton Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana in 2005; Industry efforts to build a winning reputation; Official position of the industry in the debate over the Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement, which passed by nine votes in the Senate and one or two votes in the House.


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