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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

New Payroll Protection Program Available

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was just passed and allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic and economic downturn. Known as the Paycheck Protection Program, the initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to small businesses.   Most importantly, these loans may be forgiven if borrowers maintain […]

Critical Infrastructure List Updated

Late Saturday, the Department of Homeland Security announced revisions to guidance on Essential/Critical.  The guidance for agriculture and it supply chain has been enhanced.  Below is the ag language, and we have attached the updated guidance. FOOD AND AGRICULTURE Workers supporting groceries, pharmacies, convenience stores, and other retail (including unattended and vending) that sells human […]

UPDATE: Spanish Poster Now Available – Families First Coronavirus Response Act – New Poster Required

As we have previously noted, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) requires a poster for all employees of the employer’s obligation to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.  The […]

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