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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Feb 20, 2014 12:55 PM CST

The National Cotton Council issued a release Thursday saying the group considers the World Trade Organization dispute with Brazil over U.S. cotton subsidies to be resolved.

NCC's statement was in response to Brazil opting to request the WTO analyze the farm bill and the new Stacked Income Protection crop insurance plan, known as "STAX." In recent months, Brazil has continued to argue it would retaliate because the country's cotton leaders did not consider there to be enough reform in the farm bill.

“The farm bill makes several changes to cotton policy and the GSM 102 export credit program," said NCC ...

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