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USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Deputy Administrator Darryl W. Earnest has provided an update to cotton industry stakeholders about issues the agency has encountered delivering cotton classification results to producers on the 2021 crop.Earnest notes that while the Agency’s Cotton Division strives to process and return classing results within 72 hours, the 2021- crop has presented them with a number of challenges that have prevented it from consistently meeting the 72- hour target.Among the issues impacting cotton classification services this year are attracting labor and the timely delivery of parts and materials needed to service equipment.Earnest said acquiring and retaining ...

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