U.S. cotton production -- best imitated, not dismantled

Robinson, Elton
January 2011
Southwest Farm Press;1/13/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p4
Trade Publication
In this article the author reflects on the condition of the cotton growers and its production in the U.S.


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