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Ginning Industry Continues To Focus On OSHA Issues

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We discussed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses as it progressed last year. The first reporting deadline for 2016 data was Dec. 1, 2017. It was moved back several times as industry pushed to get the rule repealed. But ultimately OSHA refused, and the rule did go into effect. For 2017 ... Read More »

Cotton Ginning Marketplace

National Cotton Ginners Association Presents Awards, Elects New Officers Dwayne Alford, former manager and vice president of YUCO Gin, and who provided several years of dedicated service to the U.S. cotton industry, is the 2017 Horace Hayden National Cotton Ginner of the Year. The annual National Cotton Ginners Association’s award is presented to a ginner in recognition of: 1) able, ... Read More »

Cotton Ginning Marketplace

The Cotton Industry Mourns The Passing Of Dick Adams It is with great sadness that the California Cotton Ginners and Growers Association announces the passing of long time Raisin City Co-op Gin Manager Richard (Dick) Adams Dec. 11, 2017, after a short illness. Born on Sept. 4, 1932, Richard grew up in Porterville, California. He proudly served in the United ... Read More »

Cotton Ginners Marketplace

TCGA’s Tony Williams Receives Prestigious Award Texas Cotton Ginners’ Association Executive Vice President Tony Williams received the Gerald W. Thomas Outstanding Agriculturalist for Public Service Award from Texas Tech University at the annual Pig Roast at the Lubbock Civic Center, Nov. 9. Williams was born to Don and Pasty Williams and raised in the West Texas area along with four ... Read More »

Cotton Ginning Marketplace

Bag And Tie Codes Required For Warehouse Receipts With the 2017 crop now being harvested, ginned and stored, the National Cotton Council is reminding industry members of the importance of proper bale identification, including adherence to multiple requirements. First, all warehouses with U.S. Department of Agriculture Commodity Credit Corporation cotton storage agreements and cotton gins are reminded that bag and tie ... Read More »