Today's Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Robbie Minnich, Senior Government Relations Representative at the National Cotton Council office in Washington, D.C.
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The National Cotton Council recently joined a coalition of 46 US agricultural organizations in an effort to raise public awareness of
Congress' need to pass a new, comprehensive, five-year farm bill before current farm programs expire in September. The coalition, called Farm Bill Now, comprises associations and coalitions representing commodity crops, livestock, dairy, specialty crops, state and local governments, minor crops, energy and bio-based product groups, farm co-ops and financial groups. Robbie Minnich, Senior Government Relations Representative at the National Cotton Council, shares the driving forces of the coalition.
Suggested Introduction 2:
The coalition strives to protect and support a wide variety of industries related to agriculture in the United States.
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Finally, Minnich stresses the importance of playing an active role when it comes to encouraging your legislators.