This week’s Cotton Newsline is 4 cuts. All cuts are Gary Adams, vice president of economics and policy analysis for the National Cotton Council.
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Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Lincoln continues to work to move disaster assistance legislation for the 2009 crop losses through Congress. According to Gary Adams, vice president of economics and policy analysis for the National Cotton Council thee direction of the legislation has taken a number of turns over the last several months.
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Adams says the details are still unclear on how disaster assistance will be applied administratively.
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Adams says the language that has been put forth through this processes indicates assistance will be delivered in a way similar to direct payments.
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Adams points out that the package in the small business bill also included assistance for cotton seed handlers.