NFU wants to jettison STAX, keep cotton in farm program

The nation’s second-largest farm group, the National Farmers Union, adopted a policy statement that opposes the STAX program for cotton. STAX, a combination of a floor price and revenue insurance, was created in the 2014 farm law to resolve a World Trade Organization ruling against U.S. cotton subsidies. “While this program is subsidized at 80 percent, this is… » Read More

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