Cotton Checkoff Program Clearly Working Well

Southwest Farm Press - The study by economists from Texas A&M and Texas Tech also shows that U.S. taxpayers are better off because the cotton checkoff program has reduced government outlays directed to cotton farmers.

It is “abundantly clear” that the federal Cotton Research and Promotion Program checkoff program has benefited U.S cotton producers, importers and government stakeholders, according to the leader of a team of economists from Texas who evaluated the program.

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The study by economists from Texas A&M and Texas Tech also shows that U.S. taxpayers are better off because the cotton checkoff program has reduced government outlays directed to cotton farmers.