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Keep Up With Regulations Under New Administration

If you are an active member of a ginning association, you probably know that these organizations typically tend to deal more in the regulatory world than the policy world. The past few months have been tough for many of us since the new administration has made keeping up with regulations much more difficult than in the past. Well, that’s not ... Read More »

Register Now For May And June Cotton Ginners School

The Cotton Ginners School program marks its 31st year of classes in 2017. The Southwest Ginners School recently conducted the first session in Lubbock, Texas, at the South Plains Ginning Laboratory. The Western Ginners School is scheduled for May 2-4 in Mesilla Park, N.M., and the Stoneville Ginners School will be held June 6-8 in Stoneville, Miss. Cooperators for the ... Read More »

NCGA Elects Officers, Emphasizes Research And Safety

NCGA Elects Officers, Emphasizes Research And Safety At the National Cotton Ginners’ Association 80th membership and board meeting in Dallas, the NCGA announced its 2017 officers: president – David Blakemore, Campbell, Mo.; first vice president – Stanley Creelman, Tulare, Calif.; second vice president – Wes Morgan, New London, N.C.; third vice president – Curtis Stewart, Spade, Texas; and chairman – ... Read More »

Pertinent Topics For Ginners Will Be Covered At The 2017 Southern Southeastern Annual Meeting

In a recent exclusive interview with Cotton Farming magazine, Kent Fountain, president of Southeastern Cotton Ginners Association Inc., encouraged ginners to attend the Cotton Production and Ginning Seminar breakout sessions. These meetings will be held during the 2017 Southern Southeastern Annual Meeting, Jan. 18-22, in Charlotte, N.C. “Of particular interest to ginners will be a presentation on contamination, which is ... Read More »

Cotton Ginners’ Marketplace

Nominations Open For TCGA Cotton Ginner Of The Year Now is the time to send in your nomination for the Texas Cotton Ginners’ Association Ginner of the Year. This is the highest honor a gin manager can receive by peers in the industry. Guidelines for the selection of Ginner of the Year include service to customers through: Quality ginning, Ethical ... Read More »

Whatever They’re Faced With, Ginners Just ‘Handle It’

Ginners need to be ready for anything. It happens almost every year. Some kind of adverse weather or harvest condition complicates an already hectic job. It seems like gin season will never get here, and then all of a sudden it’s “all hands on deck” and we’re running 24/7. Then it happens. A huge rainstorm, snow, ice, wind, flood…. I ... Read More »