This week’s Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Dr. Bill Norman, Vice President of Ginner Services for the National Cotton Council.
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USDA has announced the rules and sign-up period for the 2004 crop Cottonseed Assistance Program. According to Dr. Bill Norman, Vice-President of Ginner Services for the National Cotton Council, Congress allocated ten million dollars in late 2004 to assist farmers and ginners with production losses to their 2004 cotton crop due to hurricane and tropical storm damage.
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Norman says USDA and the Farm Service Agency have established a website: www.fsa.usda.gov where producers and ginners can go to see if their county is eligible for the cottonseed assistance program.
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According to Norman the deadline for signing up for the 2004 Cottonseed Assistance Program is March twenty-seventh.