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Summer Session; CASNR interns spend summer learning the ropes in Washington

Four students from Texas Tech's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources will be spending the summer working as interns in the nation's capital. Running from June through August, the college's congressional summer intern program affords selected students an opportunity to experience first-hand the government's day-to-day operations.

Expect minimal impact from recent Chinese cotton reserve policy changes

An analysis of a recent price decline in China's reserve cotton finds that the dip will have minor impacts on China's cotton production, consumption, ending stocks and imports, according to a study led by Texas Tech University agricultural researchers. Meantime, the impacts on the U.S. cotton market are likely to be negligible.