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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

Yolo County Superior Court Rules in Favor of Sites Project Authority

This past month, the Superior Court of Yolo County released an order denying all claims in the Friends of the River v. Sites Project Authority case.  In late 2023, six environmental organizations, Friends of the River, Center for Biological Diversity, California Sportfishing Protection Alliance, California Water Impact Network, Save California Salmon, and Sierra Club, petitioned […]

Historic 2023 Water Year Boosts California’s Groundwater Supplies

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has released the latest Semi-Annual Groundwater Conditions report, and the data show that California achieved 4.1 million acre-feet of managed groundwater recharge during Water Year 2023. The report also details an increase in groundwater storage of 8.7 million acre-feet. This is the first year since 2019 that there has been a reported increase […]

Association Leadership Ascends Upon the Capitol

Leadership and Staff from the California Cotton Ginners and Growers Association (CCGGA) and the Western Agricultural Processors Association (WAPA) spent two days in Sacramento last week to address critical concerns on legislation and regulations. The Associations met with Senator Toni Atkins, Assemblyman Greg Wallis, Assemblyman James Gallagher, Assemblywoman Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, Assemblywoman Blanca Rubio, Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia, Assemblyman Heath Flora, Senator […]

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