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With a Little Help, an Old Deere Runs Again

Cotton Center FFA Team Brings Home National Championship In Cotton Center, Texas, an entire high school senior class and two junior class members are a unique combination of indi- viduals to participate in an agricultural mechanics contest, especially if the group consists of three homecoming queen candidates, four cheerleaders, two mascots, two football players, and… Read more »

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Stamford Farmer Remembers Good Old Days

Stamford Coop Gin lies on the outskirts of Stamford, Texas. Like many cotton gins, the office usually is occupied by a farmer or two discussing crop conditions and the weather. But this gin has something others do not: Iredale Rogers. Rogers is a 90-year-old retired farmer that stops by the Stamford gin every week to… Read more »

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Member Access Provides New Services

PCCA members visiting the cooperative’s Member Access web site will see some interesting changes. PCCA Vice President of Grower Services Dean Church said current users of Member Access were surveyed and asked what features they wanted to see on the web site, and many of the suggestions were implemented. The Member Access was launched in… Read more »

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Gulf Compress Opens New Facility

Calling it a “gateway for Texas cotton to go to the world,” Texas Agriculture Commissioner Susan Combs joined almost 300 other dignitaries and cotton producers for the official ribbon cutting of Gulf Compress’ new La Quinta Division near Corpus Christi on Sept. 16, 2004. The event was held exactly one year after ground was broken… Read more »

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PCCA Announces Sales Staff Promotions

PCCA Vice President of Marketing Lonnie Winters recently announced the following promotions: Grady Martin – Director of Sales Chris Ford – Domestic Sales Manager Carlos Garcia – Export Sales Manager “We are very lucky to have such a talented and knowledgeable group of people in our department,” says Winters. “Grady’s 21 years of experience at… 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 December 15, 2004. Coop Gin Delegates Carnegie Farmers Steven Clay Cotton Center Kyle Burnett Grandfield Farmers Henry Harms Harmon County Randy Clayton Humphreys Rann Williams Planters Coop-Lone Wolf Lurman… Read more »

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