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Friday, December 04, 2015

STAX: A by-the-numbers look at its first year for cotton farmers | Cotton content from Southeast Farm Press

STAX: A by-the-numbers look at its first year for cotton farmers | Cotton content from Southeast Farm Press: STAX is the new safety net for the cotton producer. Under the new 2014 farm bill, cotton is not a “covered commodity” and not eligible for ARC and PLC.� In fact, with exception of the Marketing Loan, cotton is no longer a part of Title I; cotton is in Title XI under Crop Insurance.�

As I explained it to growers, the 2014 farm bill pulled cotton and cotton base aside, gave it a pat on the head and told it be a “good little doggie.