This week’s Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Jay Hardwick, National Cotton Council Chairman and Louisiana producer.
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This week, Jay Hardwick, Chairman of the National Cotton Council and Newellton, Louisiana producer testified before the House Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management to share views on USDA’s implementation of the 2008 farm law.
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Even though Congress made no actual changes to existing rules governing whether a program participant is actively engaged in farming, Hardwick says USDA ignored this and announced problematic new rules in this area.
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Hardwick believes these provisions will be a continual cause of confusion and uncertainty for farmers.