TITLE

Cotton industry building foundation for new round of farm legislation

AUTHOR(S)
Brandon, Hembree
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;1/18/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that farmers in the U.S. are concerned about the federal government's policies regarding agriculture. Farmers are worried about the consequences of various provisions in the next farm bill debate in the U.S. Congress. During the budget session, the National Cotton Council was able to attain its objectives of protecting payment eligibility requirements and current payment limits. According to Woods Eastland, the Council's chairman, the process of developing new farm legislation is just beginning. The government has proposed to make changes in various farm programs, with $5.7 billion in cuts over 10 years.
ACCESSION #
19813572

 

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