Conaway Leads 109 Members in Calling on President Trump to Help Cotton Farmers


Conaway Leads 109 Members in Calling on President Trump to Help Cotton Farmers

House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) led a coalition of 109 rural and urban Democrats and Republicans from across the country in a letter calling on President Trump to use his authority to help stabilize the cotton industry by operating the Cotton Ginning Cost Share Program on an ongoing basis beginning with the 2016 crop year.
“We can’t continue ignoring the economic turmoil of U.S. cotton farmers. While countries like China and India are pouring billions of dollars into subsidies for fiber production each year, America’s cotton producers have been struggling to scrape by without a safety …

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