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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

US EPA and Army Propose New WOTUS Rule

This past week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of the Army (the agencies) announced a proposed rule to re-establish the pre-2015 definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) which had been in place for decades, updated to reflect consideration of Supreme Court decisions. This action advances the agencies’ goal of […]

NRCS Announces Three Local Appointments

The USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) in California has announced three new leadership selections in the state. Allen Curry has been selected as the Assistant State Conservationist for Field Operations in Salinas covering the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, San Benito, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Santa Barbara, Santa […]

Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)

The Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued on November 5, 2021 an emergency temporary standard (ETS) to protect unvaccinated employees of large employers (100 employees or more) from COVID-19.  Employers with 100 or more employees are now required to have a policy in place to either require all employees receive the COVID-19 vaccination or […]

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