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About Us

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

Face Coverings Available

California Agricultural Commissioners, through partnership with CDFA, are distributing face coverings (2-ply surgical masks) throughout the state to agricultural businesses within their counties. Approximately 500,000 2-ply surgical masks are in stock to distribute to agricultural businesses free of charge. Contact your local county agricultural commissioner to schedule a pickup time to receive these face coverings […]

COVID-19 Update

As the state gets back to work and retail stores and restaurants start opening up, it is important to remain diligent on preventing the spread of COVID-19.  All facilities should be checking all workers as they begin their shifts, and facilities must have COVID-19 prevention procedures in place.  Social distancing, proper and frequent hand washing, […]

Cotton Industry Mourns the Passing of Tom Sprayberry

Longtime Calcot grower representative Tom Sprayberry passed away peacefully on June 8, in his hometown of Bakersfield.  Tom was born in Bakersfield, California to Odis and Laura Sprayberry.  He attended East High School, Bakersfield College and Fresno State. In 1951 he enlisted in the US Coast Guard where he served for three years.  After completing his service with the Coast […]

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