New era at hand for U.S. and California cotton

Cline, Harry
January 2006
Western Farm Press;1/21/2006, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p4
Trade Publication
The article comments on the major changes for American cotton. The author reflects the impact of Pima cotton if it is available in California 20 years earlier. Meanwhile, in the U.S., the author emphasizes that the growing demand of cotton worldwide affect the state cotton support program. He also questions if the American cotton farmers can afford to produce cotton if the world's textile industries want the state's cotton.


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