This week's Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts.All cuts are Robbie Minnich, Senior Government Relations Representative for the National Cotton Council.
Suggested Introduction 1
The Administration's FY13 budget proposal submitted to Congress, though it will not be adopted, provides an indication of the Administration's priorities and will set the initial tone for the FY13 budget debate. Robbie Minnich, Senior Government Relations Representative for the National Cotton Council says the proposed budget would cut $32 billion from agriculture over 10 years by eliminating direct payments, sharply reducing funding for crop insurance and "better targeting conservation spending.
Suggested Introduction 2
Minnich says the Administration's changes to conservation programs include the following
Suggested Introduction 3
Minnich points out that the President's budget would increase for USDA's Research, Education and Economics funding by $68 million.