This week’s Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Robbie Minnich (pronounced Men-ic), Senior Government Relations Representative for the National Cotton Council.
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This week the Senate Appropriations Committee, chaired by Senator Thad Cochran, passed the Supplemental Appropriations bill. According to Robbie Minnich with the National Cotton Council a portion of the bill includes nearly four million dollars for agricultural disaster relief spending.
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Minnich says this legislation would provide crop production loss assistance for losses due to weather in the 2005 crop year.
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According to Minnich, although this legislation is similar to previous programs it does have some differences too.