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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Jan 15, 2014 08:55 PM CST

A statement released Wednesday by the National Cotton Council indicates Brazilian cotton producers aren't happy with provisions being worked out in the farm bill. The statement also indicates the Brazilians aren't sticking to a growers' agreement that had been worked out in a series of meetings between the U.S. and Brazil.

According to the NCC, Brazilian growers want the U.S. government to reinstate the $147 million-a-year payments the U.S. has been sending since 2010. The Obama administration cut off the payments last fall, partially to spark Congress to complete its work on a new farm bill. It was understood that ...

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