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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

Pink Bollworm Program – Silverleaf Whitefly Report 7/29/19-8/9/19

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Pink Bollworm Program has released its report for monitoring Silverleaf Whitefly. The program monitored for whitefly and other cotton pests from July 29, 2019 to August 9, 2019. For the full report, please follow the button link below: Silverleaf Whitefly Monitoring Report

Final Mapped California Cotton Acreage

The Pink Bollworm Program under the California Department of Food and Agriculture has released their final mapped numbers for 2019, including the Pima and Upland acreage splits. Final acreage numbers for California put Pima at 203,235 acres and Upland at 56,122 acres for a total of 259,357 acres statewide. This represents a 3% decrease in […]

New CalOSHA Chief Announced

After several months, Governor Gavin Newsom has finally named a new Cal/OSHA Chief in Douglas Parker.  Parker, has been the executive director of the Oakland worker advocacy group Worksafe since 2016.  He is an attorney and has a long resume in occupational safety and health.  He is a former assistant to the late Minnesota senator […]

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