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Vol. 38, No. 3 | Winter 2005-2006

Staying on Schedule

The Ins and Outs of Traffic and Invoicing PCCA’s Traffic and Invoicing department is an integral part of the cotton marketing process. With seven staff members and a combined 72 years of experience, the department is in charge of invoicing merchants and textile mills for all of the cotton sold by PCCA and overseeing the… Read more »

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Lights Camera Action

The Spotlights of Foreign and Domestic Film Crews Shine on PCCA The cameras are rolling, the scripts have been written, and eyes all over the world are going to be on cotton. Two video crews visited the South Plains this fall to produce television programs related to both cotton and PCCA. The first crew, from… Read more »

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PCCA Provides Inventive Shipping Calendar to Cotton Merchants

The Warehouse Division of Plains Cotton Cooperative Association (PCCA) now offers cotton merchants an innovative and effective program for scheduling and monitoring their shipments. Providing superior customer service contributes to the realization of PCCA’s mission to add greater value to its members’ cotton. As the abundance of U.S. cotton and the dependable shipping infrastructure in… Read more »

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Longtime Board Member Raymond Althof Retires

Raymond Althof has worn many different hats in the cotton community. A man not only known for his contributions to the cotton industry but also for his quiet sense of humor and friendly demeanor, Althof will not be forgotten following his recent retirement from the PCCA Board of Directors.  Althof is a lifelong farmer who,… Read more »

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Members Elect Larry Williams PCCA Director

Members attending PCCA’s 52nd annual stockholders meeting on Sept. 21, 2005, elected Larry Williams of Roscoe, Texas, to represent District 8 on the cooperative’s board of directors. He succeeded Raymond Althof following his retirement. Williams has farmed full-time since 1977 in partnership with his father, raising cotton along with wheat and grain sorghum for rotation… 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 12, 2005. Coop Gin Delegates High Tech Gin Merle Rose Lockney Steve Johnson Grandfield Jerry Josefy Tri-County Chattanooga Marvin Wyatt Comings & Goings A number of cooperative gins… Read more »

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