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Preserving Agriculture’s Rich Heritage

Although modern technology and advances have replaced antique agricultural equipment, products and services throughout the years, some communities and locales still are preserving the rich history of agriculture. Texas’ State Capitol building in Austin is just one location of a museum of farming history and preservation. The Capitol building, which first opened in 1888, included… Read more »

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PCCA Board Re-Aligns South Texas Districts

Phenomenal growth of the volume of South Texas cotton handled by PCCA prompted the cooperative’s board of directors to re-align Districts 10 and 11 earlier this year to ensure more equitable representation for members in those districts. Much of PCCA’s South Texas growth in recent years occurred in District 10 which encompassed the Coastal Bend,… Read more »

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Fairchild Coop Joins PCCA Family

The gin at Fairchilds, TX, has a long and interesting history, yet it is one of the newest coop gins in the state. Located a few miles south of the city of Rosenberg along Texas’ Upper Coastal Bend, Fairchild Farmers Coop signed up to offer PCCA’s marketing services just prior to the 2000 cotton crop.… Read more »

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Cotton Pickings

Delegate Body Representatives Recently, a number of PCCA delegate body representatives were elected or re-elected by their local coop gins. The following list was compiled through November 15, 2000. Coop Gin Delegates Farmers Coop-Knott Larry Shaw Midland Harry Lewis O’Donnell Farmers Dwight Crawford Southwest Cotton Growers Lewayne Rowden Comings & Goings A number of cooperative… Read more »

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