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Jensen Scholarship & NAICC Foundation Scholarships

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James Harper from Louisiana State University received the 2018 Foundation for Environmental Agriculture Education $3,000 scholarship. Also known as the Richard Jensen Scholarship, it commemorates one of the early members of the National Alliance of Independent Crop Consultants. Two other students were awarded $1,500 FEAE Scholarships: Michael Goodnight from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and Loren King from Michigan State University. ... Read More »

Growth Stages Of A Cotton Consultant

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It’s been said that the first 40 days of a cotton plant’s life are the most important. That may be true, but it’s hard to remember the first 40 days by the time you get to September and Tropical Storm Gordon is headed your way. In a couple of weeks, I’ll make it to 40 years old — an age ... Read More »

Industry News For April 2018

past cotton consultant of the year winners

SCGA Honors Tensas Parish Farmers Hardwick Planting Co. in partnership with the LSU AgCenter received the Southern Cotton Ginners Association Ag Achievement Award at the annual meeting held March 1 at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis. Tensas Parish farmer Jay Hardwick and sons, Marshall and Mead, were honored along with the AgCenter for the development and adoption of agriculture research ... Read More »

2014 Consultant of the Year: Stan Winslow

What motivates a person to pursue a career as a cotton consultant? No matter how that question is posed, you might receive numerous answers. But, one familiar theme rings true for those who have chosen this career – commitment. A consultant is the farmer’s partner year-round and treats his customers’ acreage as if it were his own. Just call him ... Read More »

A Simple Thank You

BY CHUCK FARR CRAWFORDSVILLE, ARK. After 24 years of being an independent consultant I can honestly say I have been able to see and learn to do many things through my consulting business. I have to say that the most important things I have learned have come from my father, clients and other consultants, all whom I call my friends. ... Read More »

Cotton Consultants – A Special Group

BY LIA GUTHRIE PUBLISHER Bug man. That’s what I remember consultants being referred to when I started in this business more than 25 years ago. My, how times have changed. One of my first mentors was a family friend who happened to be a cotton consultant. Bill Renfrow of Leland, Miss., was the first person I had ever heard of ... Read More »

Tribute To Consultants

No matter what month of the season, you can always find these unsung heroes’ “footprints in the field.” Through the years, the cotton consultant has always been a crucial part of any producer’s operation. He walks the fields, monitors the crop’s progress and is the eyes and ears for the farmer every day. In many respects, the consultant is a ... Read More »