This week’s Cotton Newsline is 4 cuts. All cuts are Dr. Gary Adams, Vice-President of Economics and Policy Analysis for the National Cotton Council.
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The United States’ government farm programs benefiting America’s cotton farmers have attracted considerable attention and criticism in recent years. One of the myths portrayed is that the U.S. support to cotton farmers results in low cotton prices. Dr. Gary Adams, Vice-President of Economics and Policy Analysis for the National Cotton Council says the facts do not support these myths.
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Adams says U.S. support to cotton farmers has not insulated them from market price signals.
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Adams also explains that the U.S. cotton program has not impacted the West African cotton producer.
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According to Adams, cotton continues to be a focal point within the Doha negotiations of the World Trade Organization.