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Deadline to Sign Up for Seed Cotton Protection Program Approaching

2 years 4 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, April 25 2018 Apr 25, 2018 April 25, 2018 4:18 PM April 25, 2018 in News

WESLACO – An agricultural expert says cotton farmers can sign up for federal protection.

William Thompson with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension says for the first time since the 2014 Farm Bill, cotton farmers can enroll in the government safety net program.

The assistance can help them recover some losses if the season is a bust.

Thompson says growers have until September to sign up.

Watch the video above for more information. 

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