This Cotton Newsline is 5 cuts. All cuts are Gary Adams, vice president of economics and policy analysis for the National Cotton Council.
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The Washington Post published an editorial regarding the U.S. cotton industry. Gary Adams, vice president of economics and policy analysis for the National Cotton Council says this is one of an ongoing stream of editorials the Post has published over the last several months in which their opinions or data are completely off base.
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Adams says the article discussed U.S. cotton’s role in the world market.
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The Washington Post editorial, Adams says, claimed the United States controls 80 percent of the world’s cotton market.
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Adams says the Washington Post continues to mislead readers on the current farm program.
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Adams says they also misrepresented the assistance sought by Senator Lincoln for farmers in 2009 whose crops had been severely damaged.