Suggested Introduction 1
Texas cotton producer Woody Anderson testified at the Dodge City, KS Farm Bill Hearing.In his testimony he discussed the need to approve a new farm bill this year and one that will provide American farmers the key to long-term viability -- effective risk management opportunities.
Suggested Introduction 2
Anderson says he talked about the benefits of STAX as the primary safety net for the cotton industry.
Suggested Introduction 3
Anderson says he shared his recent experiences and how they must manage risk in the future.
Anderson says he urged the committee to complete the farm bill this year – in advance of the expiration of the current legislation because of the need to have some certainty regarding farm programs when looking at the long-term investments necessary to keep our farming operations economically viable.