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Vol. 35, No. 1 | Spring 2002

Cotton Pickings

Delegate Body Representatives Recently, a number of PCCA delegate body representatives have been elected or re-elected by their local coop gins. The following list was compiled through May 15, 2002. Coop Gin Delegates Rocky Steve Kellog Rotan Jack McCall Wellington Brad Bawcom Comings & Goings A number of cooperative gins have announced management changes in… Read more »

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Follis Retires from O’Donnell Farmers Coop

Hugs and handshakes were abundant at a Feb. 11 retirement reception for O’Donnell Farmers Coop Association Manager Ed “Junior” Follis as he ended a 43-year career in farmer cooperatives. Members, former members, staff, fellow coop gin managers, and industry representatives gathered at the O’Donnell Coop to congratulate Follis and thank him for a job well… Read more »

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PYCO Prepares for Leadership Change

The Board of Directors of PYCO Industries, the largest cooperative cottonseed oil mill in the United States, has named Gail Kring president and chief executive officer upon Wayne Martin’s retirement from the position on Oct. 1, 2002. The board made the announcement on Jan. 28. Kring has been employed by the company for 36 years,… Read more »

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Commentator Receives Award

Commentator, PCCA’s membership magazine took first place honors in its category of the Cooperative Information Fair sponsored by the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (NCFC) during the organization’s annual meeting Jan. 18-22 in Orlando, Fla. The NCFC Cooperative Information Fair is an outlet for cooperatives to have their communications efforts reviewed and critiqued. This year’s… Read more »

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