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 schools include the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service; National Cotton Ginners’ Association and its member associations; National Cotton Council; Cotton Incorporated; gin machinery/equipment manufacturers and suppliers; cooperative state research, education and Extension services; and select land grant universities.
U.S. certified ginners, gin managers and superintendents are urged to register for one of the schools.
For information on registration and course descriptions, go to http://www.cotton.org/ncga/ginschool/index.cfm.
Registration confirmation will include general class starting date and time for the level registered.
Lunch is served each day at the school and is included in your registration. All courses are offered in English only. Motel guides and maps are available online.