Today's Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Dale Thompson, Manager of Marketing and Processing Technology at the National Cotton Council.
Suggested Introduction 1:
USDA's Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service or APHIS is urging firms exporting cotton yarn from southeastern US states to follow protocols aimed at keeping kudzu bugs out of shipments to Honduras and other Caribbean Basin importing countries. Dale Thompson, Manager of Marketing and Processing Technology for the National Cotton Council explains how this problem developed.
Suggested Introduction 2:
To address this issue, a protocol has been developed for loading shipping containers.
Suggested Introduction 3:
It is important to address this as a contamination issue that can have a direct impact on trade.