This week’s Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Cannon Michael, President of the California Cotton Growers Association and Vice President of Bowles Farming Company.
Suggested Introduction 1:
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson invited representatives of major commodity groups to a meeting at USDA. Representing the National Cotton Council was Cannon Michael, President of the California Cotton Growers Association and Vice President of Bowles Farming Company, who says they discussed environmental regulatory issues of concern to U.S. farmers.
Suggested Introduction 2:
Michael says there were other concerns he wanted to bring to the attention of Secretary Vilsack and Administrator Jackson.
Michael says overall the meeting was positive and was a great opportunity.
Other agriculture groups represented at the meeting were the American Farm Bureau, The American Soybean Association, The National Corn Growers Association, the National Association of Wheat Growers and the National Grain Sorghum Producers.