This week’s Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Robbie Minnich, senior government relations representative for the National Cotton Council.
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Senators Saxby Chambliss of Georgia and Pat Roberts of
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According to Minnich, the letter pointed out that the budget cuts to the farm safety net also appear to disregard the fact that the ’08 farm bill, which contains the farm safety net provisions cut in the President’s budget, was fiscally responsible and completely offset so as not to add to our country’s deficit.
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Minnich says the letter also stated that payment eligibility requirements for the farm safety net were debated extensively during the two years of debate on the farm bill.