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Gov't Assistance Available for Bad Cotton Season

3 years 5 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, May 02 2018 May 2, 2018 May 02, 2018 2:45 PM May 02, 2018 in News

WESLACO – Cotton farmers can now enroll for government aid in case of a bad cotton season.

This assistance is available for the first time since the 2014 Farm Bill.

Cotton farmers must apply for a USDA safety net program at their local farm service agency in order to receive federal aid.

A group known as the 'Agriculture and Food Policy Center' in College Station is offering a calculator to assist those applying.

It will allow farmers to add up their acreage of cotton online.

Watch the video above for more information.  

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