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About Us

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

Governor Announces Paid Sick Leave Benefits for Food Sector Workers Impacted by COVID-19

Governor Gavin Newsom today signed an executive order to support California workers from large employers in the food sector industry impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic with two weeks of paid sick leave, filling a gap left by federal relief that had provided similar paid leave benefits for employers with fewer than 500 workers.  Workers in […]

SBA Approved Lenders for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

With the passage of H.R. 748 (CARES Act) by the Federal Government last week, many are scrambling to take advantage of the billions of dollars dedicated to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).  The Association has been in contact with our Associate Membership bank representatives to try and narrow down the list of approved lenders for […]

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 […]

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