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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

CCGGA Annual Meeting Announced

The California Cotton Ginners and Growers Association (CCGGA) is announcing the 2021 CCGGA Annual Meeting to be held on Wednesday, May 12th at the International Agri-Center located at 4500 S. Laspina in Tulare, California.  Registration packets will be going out to all regular and associate members this week.  There is an information packed agenda that […]

The Association hosts the 2021 Sticky Cotton & Insect Review Summit​

This past week, the California Cotton Ginners and Growers Association held its first ever virtual 2021 Sticky Cotton & Insect Review Summit, bringing together merchants, growers, gin managers, researchers, and PCAs together to discuss this important issue.  The summit began with a 2020 season in review by Bob Hutmacher with UCCE, followed with a presentation by Ian Grettenberger with UC Davis on aphids & whiteflies and best practices. […]

What does Cotton Acreage Look Like for California in 2021?

The critical water supply is weighing heavily on predicted cotton acreage in California this year as we head into the 2021 planting season.  As a result, California is preliminarily expecting a 30% decrease in overall cotton acreage for 2021. According to preliminary planting intentions survey conducted by the California Cotton Ginners and Growers Association this month, the Association is currently estimating approximately only 96,224 acres of pima and Hazera and 35,577 acres of upland statewide for […]

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