This week’s Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Robbie Minnich (pronounced Men-ic), Senior Government Relations Representative for the National Cotton Council.
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USDA announced they are extending the 2004 cottonseed payment program until April14 of this year. According to Robbie Minnich, Senior Gorvenment Relations Representative for the National Cotton Council the original sign-up for the program was scheduled to end on March 27.
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Minnich says this program was created for cotton producers and first handlers of cottonseed that operate in those counties that received presidential disaster declarations caused by 2004 hurricanes and tropical storms.
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Minnich says applications, instructions and a complete list of eligible counties are available on-line at www.fsa.usda.gov or through your local Farm Service Agency.