Cotton producers who grew Stoneville cotton seed were recognized this week for their harvests at the annual Stoneville Legacy Club celebration held in Destin, Florida. Now in its fourth year, the club honors cotton growers for their high yields and fiber quality. New this year, growers who farm dryland were given the opportunity to enter the club.
Twenty-six growers earned memberships to the Stoneville Legacy Club and were honored for harvest yields in the top 10% of their state, according to a news release.
“For nearly 100 years, Stoneville has remained a brand growers trust to consistently perform at high levels,” Rachel Walters, BASF cottonseed marketing manager, said in the release. “Stoneville Legacy Club growers pair our elite germplasm with their quality management to deliver high yields year in and year out. They deserve to be recognized, and we are honored to partner with them year after year.”
The following growers received special awards in their regions and were among the top 10% of yields in their state to receive membership:
To qualify for the Stoneville Legacy Club, growers must have planted 100% Stoneville cotton seed on at least 20 qualifying acres from Jan. 1–Dec. 31, 2019. To view a complete list of winners and learn more about how to qualify for the 2020 Stoneville Legacy Club, visit Stoneville.com/LC.