Today’s Cotton Newsline is 1 cut. It features Reece Langley, Vice President of Washington Operations for the National Cotton Council.
Suggested Introduction 1:
U.S. cotton is free - after more than 100 years - of the devastating pink bollworm. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, who made the announcement at a ceremony in Washington, DC, said the pink bollworm has cost U.S. producers tens of millions of dollars in yearly control costs and yield losses. Reece Langley, Vice President of Washington Operations for the National Cotton Council, joins us with the details.