Today’s Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Reece Langley, Vice President of Washington Operations for the National Cotton Council.
Suggested Introduction 1:
Last week the Department of Agriculture announced the recipients and funding levels for the Agricultural Trade Promotion Program (ATP). This program is one of the components of the Trump Administration’s trade assistance package in response to the retaliatory tariffs that have been imposed on U.S. agricultural commodities including cotton. Reece Langley, Vice President of Washington Operations for the National Cotton Council, joins us to talk about funding the cotton industry received through this program. Langley also shares an update on another trade assistance package, the Market Facilitation Program (MFP).
Suggested Introduction 2:
Langley expects details to be announced later this week for the next component of the Administration’s trade assistance package, the Market Facilitation Program (MFP).
Suggested Introduction 3:
And finally, Langley addresses the problems surrounding payment limits with last year’s program.