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Preserving The Safety Net

gary adams, ncc

A National Cotton Council priority has been and continues to be shoring up cotton producers’ income protection and maintaining viable risk management programs. What were major efforts in this arena? ■ During the past four years, the NCC worked diligently with Congress and the Administration to return Upland cotton as a covered commodity in Title I of farm law and ... Read More »

Value Of Crop Insurance

By Woody Anderson Colorado City, Texas As I prepared to plant my cotton here in the Texas Rolling Plains, I once again was reminded that growing cotton without access to crop insurance is an awfully risky venture these days. Hundreds of dollars per acre are spent to plant a crop in the hope that it will come up, the weeds ... Read More »