Reece Langley, vice president of Washington operations for the National Cotton Council, provides an update on Congress’ preparations to begin writing the 2023 Farm Bill. Langley discusses the upcoming opportunities and challenges that will impact the upcoming bill and the cotton industry. The House Agriculture Committee is already holding hearings, that are expected to continue throughout the remainder of the year. Recent hearings have included testimony from the commodity groups, including the National Cotton Council. Current discussions are focusing on the economic environment that producers are facing and whether the current Farm Bill Safety Net is designed and capable to respond as necessary.