Broadcast Newsline: March 02, 2022

Reece Langley, vice president of Washington operations for the National Cotton Council, joins us to discuss the Biden Administration and the Department of Transportation's recent announcement

Today’s Cotton Newsline are 2 cuts. It features Reece Langley, vice president of operations for the National Cotton Council.

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Reece Langley, vice president of Washington operations for the National Cotton Council, joins us to discuss the Biden Administration and the Department of Transportation's recent announcement to make 450 million dollars in grant funds available to expand port capacity. Langley shares the impact this could have for cotton exports.  

 

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Langley discusses the recent announcement from USDA to allocate funding addressing market disruptions at the ports. Funding aims to increase capacity at the port of Oakland in Oakland, California in a per container payment to aid with the movement of containers, which could support global cotton exports.

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