Today's Cotton Newsline is 5 cuts. All cuts are Robbie Minnich, Senior Government Relations Representative for the National Cotton Council office in Washington, D.C.
Leaders of the House Agriculture Committee and the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry Committee met to discuss how the farm bill conference committee would proceed. Robbie Minnich, Senior Government Relations Representative for the National Cotton Council office in Washington, D.C., joins us today to share some details from the meeting.
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The first formal meeting of the conference committee probably will occur sometime next week.
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The leaders reportedly instructed staff to intensify work to resolve as many differences as possible.
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Meanwhile, at least two conservative groups, who worked to disrupt House consideration of the farm bill, weighed in again.
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Both also call for the termination of Direct Payments.