TITLE

USDA: No referendum needed for Cotton Research and Promotion Program

PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/31/2013, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the announcement made by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that conducting a referendum for the amendments to the Cotton Research and Promotion Program is not needed. It mentions the major changes to the program brought by the amendments including the elimination of producer assessment refunds and the establishment of an assessment on imported cotton. It also cites the increase in the program's overall funding since the 1990 amendments to it made it mandatory.
ACCESSION #
88033715

 

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