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Welcome to the California Cotton Ginners and Growers Association's website. Here you can find out what we are up to with our latest news feed, learn more about specific industry issues, or learn more about us and what our organizations do for the California cotton industry.

The California Cotton Ginners and Growers Associations are voluntary agricultural trade associations that proudly represent 100% of all cotton ginners and growers in the state. Our associations represent our members on a variety of issues at both the state and federal level, including air quality, water quality, energy, environmental, labor, taxes, transportation and many others. Our focus is solely on California cotton, which gives us the opportunity to specifically represent the interest of the California cotton industry. With numerous success stories under our belt and many more on the horizon, the associations have gained a reputation for first class representation both locally and statewide.

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News & Issues

USDA Invests $700 million to Provide Relief to Small Producers, Processors, Distributors, Farmers Markets & Seafood Processing Vessels and Processors Impacted by COVID-19

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it will soon publish Requests for Applications (RFAs) for new grant programs – the Pandemic Response and Safety (PRS) Grant program to support agricultural stakeholders who haven’t yet received substantial federal financial assistance in responding to the COVID-19 crisis. These grant programs will provide assistance to small businesses […]

Associations Support AgOne BBQ

The California Cotton Ginners and Growers Associations (CCGGA) and the Western Agricultural Processors Association (WAPA) participated in, and supported, the 2021 AgOne Foundation BBQ held at the Panoche Creek River Ranch.  The very successful event was held this past Sunday, September 12th.  The Associations hosted State Senator Melissa Hurtado, along with several members from both […]

Cotton Seed Bug – Be on the Lookout!

In 2019, a cotton seed bug was found and identified in Los Angeles, California.  At the time it was a single find, and no other specimens were found in the vicinity.  Unfortunately, in 2020 the cotton seed bug was found and identified in five more locations across three counties, including Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside […]

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