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NCC Urges Passage of Farm Legislation

“Without strong commodity and crop insurance policies underpinning U.S. agriculture, lenders would be reluctant to provide financing to an industry operating at the mercy of weather extremes and volatile global market prices,” says Ron Craft, chairman of the National Cotton Council.

 

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