TITLE

NCC: Federal research cuts would close ginning labs

PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;3/8/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the opinion of the National Cotton Council that the proposed changes to cotton research and Extension programs will undercut the U.S. cotton industry's ability to compete in the global marketplace. The budget proposes to close Department of Agriculture cotton ginning laboratories in Texas and New Mexico. It also calls for the reduction in research funding for research aimed at improving integrated pest management and fiber quality enhancement.
ACCESSION #
20194031

 

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